Football
Defense - Team Records
 

 

 
 

Fewest Plays Against

  Game      30   by Northwestern State...........9/28/29
  Season   368   (6 Games)..........................1943
Fewest Net Yards Allowed
  Game       7   by Mississippi College..........10/9/37
  Season 1,026   (10 Games).........................1931
Fewest First Downs Allowed
  Game       1   by Auburn.......................11/4/41
             1   by Kentucky....................11/12/32
  Season    55   (10 Games).........................1931

Rushing

Fewest Rushes Allowed

  Game      15   by Northwestern State...........9/28/29
  Season   243   (6 Games)..........................1943
Fewest Net Yards Allowed
  Game     -54   by North Carolina..............10/18/41
  Season   423   (10 Games).........................1931
Lowest Average Allowed Per Rush
  Game    -1.9   by North Carolina..............10/18/41
                 (28 carries, -54 yards)
  Season   1.7   (9 games)..........................1941
                 (372 carries, 603 yards)
Lowest Average Yards Allowed Per Game
  Season  38.5   (11 games).........................1931

Passing

Fewest Net Yards Allowed

  Game      -2   by Auburn (1-for-6)............10/25/47
  Season   413   (10 games).........................1957
Fewest Passing Attempts Allowed
  Game       3   by Rice.........................9/13/97
             3   by Georgia Tech................10/22/77
             3   by Alabama......................11/7/59
  Season    94   (10 games).........................1957
Fewest Completions Allowed
  Game       0   many times
                 most recent by Vanderbilt......11/17/61
  Season    33   (10 games).........................1957
Fewest Interceptions by Opponent
  Season     4   (9 games)..........................1939
Most Quarterback Sacks
  Game......11   vs. Florida A&M.................9/11/04
  Season....46   (11 games).........................1973

Punting

Most Punts by Opponent

  Game      17   by Kentucky....................11/12/32
  Season   128   (11 games).........................1931
Lowest Average Per Opponent Punt
  Game*   21.8   by Mississippi State...........10/31/31
  Season  31.2   (11 games).........................1931
  *minimum five attempts
Most Punts Blocked by Tulane
  Season     6   (11 games).........................1931

Scoring

Fewest Points Allowed

  Season     0   (5 games)..........................1900
            19   (6 games)..........................1901
Most Defensive Touchdowns
  Game       2   On Several Occasions
                 Last vs. Marshall..............10/29/05
  Season     6   (12 games).........................2002
                 (3 fumbles & 3 interceptions)

Penalties

Most Penalties by Opponent

  Game      18   by East Carolina................11/2/91
  Season   103   (11 games).........................1991
Most Opponent Yards Penalized
  Game     169   by Kentucky.....................11/1/80
  Season   933   (11 games).........................1991

Turnovers

Most Turnovers Gained by Tulane

  Season    44   (11 games).........................1980
                 (24 fumbles & 20 interceptions)
Most Interceptions by Tulane
  Season    28   (11 games).........................1970
Most Fumbles by Opponent
  Game      10   by Mississippi..................9/27/80
  Season    40   (11 games).........................1982
Most Fumbles Lost by Opponent
  Game       8   by Mississippi..................9/27/80
  Season    24   (11 games).........................1980

Team Season Highs

Pass Interceptions

 1.  28 in 1970.................(11 games)
 2.  26 in 1997.................(11 games)
 3.  22 in 2002.................(13 games)
 4.  20 in 1980.................(11 games)
 5.  19 in 1972.................(11 games)
 6.  18 in 1986.................(11 games)
 7.  17 in 1979.................(11 games)
 8.  16 in 1984.................(11 games)
 9.  15 on four occasions
Sacks
 1.  48 in 2002.................(13 games)
 2.  47 in 1973.................(11 games)
 3.  40 in 1979.................(11 games)
 4.  35 in 1997.................(11 games)
     35 in 1977.................(11 games)
 6.  34 in 1981.................(11 games)
 7.  28 in 2007.................(12 games)
 8.  27 in 2000.................(11 games)
     27 in 1999.................(11 games)
     27 in 1984.................(11 games)
     27 in 2005.................(11 games)

Shop

Tulane Gear

at the

Official Online Store