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Tulane Football Announces Homecoming Opponent, Start Times for 2013 Season

TULANEGREENWAVE.COM Tulane will kick-off at 2:30 p.m. for five of six home games this season and will host new C-USA member North Texas on homecoming.
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Tulane will kick-off at 2:30 p.m. for five of six home games this season and will host new C-USA member North Texas on homecoming.
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May 7, 2013

New Orleans - The Tulane football team has finalized start times for the 2013 home portion of the schedule, while new Conference USA member North Texas will be this year's homecoming opponent on Oct. 5 and the Green Wave has also moved its 2013 season opener against Jackson State to Thursday, August 29 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Tulane Director of Athletics Rick Dickson announced today.

Tulane will kick-off against Jackson State at 7 p.m., while its remaining five homes games will each begin at 2:30 p.m.

In an effort to accommodate holiday schedules for both Green Wave fans and the student body, Tulane Athletics has opted to move the Jackson State game up two days prior to the start of the Labor Day holiday.

TU will appear on television three times during the 2013 season, including a national televised game at Louisiana Tech on Thursday, September 12 on Fox Sports at 6:30 p.m., and will play a pair of local and regional contests on Cox Sports Television, including South Alabama on Sept. 7 and C-USA rival Tulsa on Oct. 26.

Game times have not been set for the Green Wave's remaining five road contests this season.

Season ticket packages are available for purchase and renewal by calling the Tulane Team Shop Ticket Office at 504-861-WAVE(9283). All 2013 Tulane Football season ticket holders in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will have priority access to purchase season tickets in Yulman Stadium (those with a history of supporting both the Tulane Athletics Fund and buying season tickets will receive enhanced priority). Season ticket packages start as low as $100 for adults and $70 for youth.

2013 Tulane Green Wave Football Schedule

Date	                Opponent	          Site	                     Time
Aug. 29 (Thurs.)	Jackson State	          Mercedes-Benz Superdome    7 p.m.
Sept. 7	                South Alabama (CST)	  Mercedes-Benz Superdome    2:30 p.m.
Sept. 12 (Thurs.)	at Louisiana Tech* (FSN)  Ruston, La.	             6:30 p.m.
Sept. 21	        at Syracuse	          Syracuse, N.Y.	     TBA
Sept. 28	        at UL-Monroe	          Monroe, La.	             TBA
Oct. 5	                North Texas* (HC)	  Mercedes-Benz Superdome    2:30 p.m.
Oct. 12	                East Carolina*	          Mercedes-Benz Superdome    2:30 p.m.
Oct. 26	                Tulsa* (CST)	          Mercedes-Benz Superdome    2:30 p.m.
Nov. 2	                at Florida Atlantic*	  Boca Raton, Fla.	     TBA
Nov. 9	                at Texas-San Antonio*	  San Antonio, Texas	     TBA
Nov. 23	                UTEP*	                  Mercedes-Benz Superdome    2:30 p.m.
Nov. 30	                at Rice*	          Houston, Texas	     TBA
*Conference USA game
All times Central
HC- Homecoming
FSN-Fox Sports Network
CST-Cox Sports Television