Posts Tagged ‘ football ’


By Ofir Caspi | Feb 12th, 2010 | Category: February 12th Print Edition, Issues, News

Almost every Tulane student has become a Saints fan, thanks to the team’s stellar season and Super Bowl victory, even if they weren’t always passionate about football.
“[The victory] feels amazing,” sophomore Shoshi Bromley-Dulfano said. “Football has never been my sport; I never supported any team or felt any connection to the sport until I came here,”
Just like […]

Remembering Osageide: memorial and funeral service information

By Ryan Jones | Jan 26th, 2010 | Category: Issues, Lead Story, News

Memorial service dates have been set for Tulane football player Sule Osagiede, who died in a Jan. 21 car accident driving back to campus from his hometown of Houston, Texas. A campus memorial service will be held 4 p.m. today in McAlister Auditorium. Parking for the event will be available in the Diboll Parking Garage […]

NFL’s final four prepare for Conference Championships

By Mike Feldstein | Jan 22nd, 2010 | Category: Issues, January 22nd Print Edition, Sports

With only four teams remaining, the NFL playoffs are heavy with tension. As the conference championships approach, all eyes fall upon the quarterbacks who have led their team to within one game of reaching Miami.

Battling for the top of the NFC, Brett Favre leads his Minnesota Vikings into the Superdome to take on Drew Brees and […]

Rice ends Tulane bowl dreams

Wave suffers heartbreaking letdown after emotional victory
By Sam Thomas | Nov 20th, 2009 | Category: Issues, November 20th Print Edition, Sports

Despite taking an early lead, the Tulane football team fell 28-20 to the Rice Owls Saturday at Rice Stadium.  The Green Wave failed to take advantage of an opportunity to win consecutive games for the first time in the 2009-2010 campaign, and in doing so they allowed Rice its first victory of the season.  The […]

For Wave seniors, Saturday’s victory proved especially sweet

After four tumultuous years, payoff finally arrives
By Nick Peruffo | Nov 13th, 2009 | Category: Issues, November 13th Print Edition, Sports


the average college football fan, Tulane’s 45-38 victory this past Saturday against Texas El-Paso (UTEP) was nothing more than a mild upset by a bad Conference USA team over a mediocre Conference USA team. With both squads now an underwhelming 3-6, neither has a particularly strong chance of becoming bowl-eligible. Anyone lucky enough to […]

Wave looks ahead to Rice

By Mike Feldstein | Nov 13th, 2009 | Category: Issues, November 13th Print Edition, Sports

The Green Wave is rolling. Coming off of a nail-biting victory against University of Texas-El Paso, Tulane travels to Houston this Saturday with a full head of steam, hoping to keep the momentum alive against winless Rice University.

Down seven points in the waning minutes of the fourth quarter, Tulane drove 86 yards down the field, concluding […]

Tulane gets no break against talented Miners

Tulane gets no break against talented Miners
By Sam Thomas | Nov 6th, 2009 | Category: Issues, November 6th Print Edition, Sports

Tulane football looks to bounce back from a tough loss to LSU with a victory this Saturday against the University of Texas at El Paso at the Superdome.

The Green Wave finds itself in the midst of a four-game slide that has dropped their record from 2-2 to 2-6. In those four […]

LSU outclassed TU in Death Valley

By Zach Zamechansky | Nov 6th, 2009 | Category: Issues, November 6th Print Edition, Sports

In the last game for the foreseeable future against the LSU Tigers, Tulane came out fired up but was soon outplayed in all aspects of the game. Playing on Halloween at the always-hostile Tiger Stadium, Tulane was unable to establish a running game despite running back Andre Anderson’s best efforts. They were also plagued […]

Southern Miss crushes Wave

By Zach Zamechansky | Oct 30th, 2009 | Category: Issues, October 30th Print Edition, Sports

Tulane traveled to the University of Southern Mississippi this past Saturday for its second away game of the season and its first away game against a conference foe. This game marked the first start for redshirt freshman quarterback Ryan Griffin, who replaced incumbent quarterback Joe Kemp. Despite being considered the more athletic of the two, […]

Baton Rouge road trip offers new break for Wave

Halloween showdown with LSU could prove a horror story for Tulane
By John Murphy | Oct 30th, 2009 | Category: Featured Articles, Issues, October 30th Print Edition, Sports

After appearing to gain some momentum in weeks four and five with consecutive wins against McNeese State and Army, the Green Wave find themselves going into the most difficult game of the season, a Halloween showdown with No. 9 Louisiana State in Baton Rouge, having lost three consecutive in-conference matchups by a combined score of […]

Tulane struggles against Houston

By Zach Zamechansky | Oct 23rd, 2009 | Category: Issues, October 23rd Print Edition, Sports

At halftime last Saturday against 23-ranked Houston, Bob Toledo’s squad looked like they had a chance to pull off the upset, down only 9-6. By the end of the game, however, Tulane had lost 44-16, Houston quarterback Case Keenum had thrown for 334 yards, Tulane had lost its ninth straight Conference USA game, Tulane’s […]

Saints impress early in season

By Nick Peruffo | Oct 23rd, 2009 | Category: Issues, October 23rd Print Edition, Sports

Despite starting the season 4-0, the Saints still managed to find themselves flying just below the national radar going into last Saturday’s matchup against the also-undefeated New York Giants. While their wins had showcased a newfound versatility — their defense had proven a major pleasant surprise — the caliber of their opponents left something to […]

Marshall spoils Wave homecoming

By Sam Thomas | Oct 23rd, 2009 | Category: Issues, October 23rd Print Edition, Sports

Another Homecoming came and went without a win for Tulane football, as the Green Wave fell to Conference USA rival Marshall 31-10. The Oct/ 10 home game marked Tulane’s third straight Homecoming loss, and dropped the team’s record to 2-3.

The Green Wave lost despite outplaying Marshall on the offensive end, as […]

The Green Wave looks ahead to Southern Miss

Beating the talented Golden Eagles in Hattiesburg proves a tall order for struggling Wave
By John Murphy | Oct 23rd, 2009 | Category: Issues, October 23rd Print Edition, Sports

Coming off two consecutive victories against McNeese State and Army, the Tulane football team looked poised to turn the corner and make themselves a legitimate contender for the Conference USA crown.

Instead, the Green Wave dropped consecutive games by a combined 75-26 margin, losing to Marshall on Homecoming and Houston last week. After starting strong in […]

Homecoming week arrives

The Tulane community comes to celebrate Tulane's 175th
By Ofir Caspi | Oct 9th, 2009 | Category: Issues, News, October 9th Print Edition

Students, alumni and their family members will come together this weekend as Tulane celebrates its 175th anniversary this Homecoming.
Tulane has hosted activities on campus this week, which will continue throughout the weekend, from various athletic activities to the lighting ceremony Sunday night, which honored this year’s Homecoming court.
“It was such an honor to be selected for Homecoming […]