One year after signing to play at Tulane, freshman Darion Monroe, a product of East St. John High School, started all 12 games and earned honorable mention Freshman All-America honors.
Jan. 30, 2013
NEW ORLEANS - The Tulane University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will host its annual National Signing Day Party on the Tulane campus at City Diner, located inside the Der Rathskeller in the basement of the Lavin-Bernick Center, on Wednesday, Feb. 6, as the Green Wave football program announces its 2013 signing class.
Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the program will conclude at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, and fans are asked to park in the Loyola Parking Garage. Upon completion of the signing day event, fans are encouraged to walk next door to the Devlin Fieldhouse and attend the men's basketball game against Marshall at 7 p.m. For donors of the Tulane Athletic Fund, the Coach's Corner will open at tip-off.
City Diner, located in the Der Rathskeller, is hosting this year's event and will offer free food and drinks, a cash bar and highlight video clips of the 2013 class will be shown throughout the restaurant.
Tulane head football coach Curtis Johnson and his staff will be on hand to discuss the newest members to the TU football team. Fans will have the opportunity to interact with each coach and gain first-hand information on each of the Green Wave's signees.
During the day, Tulane fans can follow the entire signing day process online at www.TulaneGreenWave.com. Tulane Athletics will feature a "War Room" blog highlighting National Letter-of-Intent received from each of the Green Wave's signees, updates from the coaches and a slideshow of action photos and video and biographical information on each signee. Fans can watch Coach Johnson's press conference announcing the program's latest signing class live at 2 p.m. The press conference will be streamed online free of charge.
Tulane will also be live on the Green Wave Social Network with continuous updates on Twitter @GreenWaveFB and on Facebook at Tulane Football.
The "Sports Hangover with Gus Kattengell" will broadcast live from the Wilson Center from 3-6 p.m. The show, which airs on Tulane's official flagship station, WMTI-FM 106.1 `The Ticket,' will feature updates and interviews from members of the Tulane football coaching staff and team.
Season ticket packages will be available for purchase and renewal by calling the Tulane Team Shop Ticket Office at 504-861-WAVE (9283) or visit www.TulaneGreenWave.com. Fans will also be receiving information in the mail on the renewal process in the coming weeks. Remember any 2013 season ticket holder is guaranteed the ability to purchase seats in the new Yulman Stadium in 2014. More information on the new football stadium, ticket packages, parking and tailgating will be released later this spring. For the most up to date information, please visit www.tulanestadium.com.