Tulane Green Wave

Tulane Green Wave

About Tulane Green Wave

The Tulane Green Wave football program has been active since 1893 and represents Tulane University. Over the years, team have been successful in winning titles on the field and the program has produced five consensus All-Americans and several future NFL players. Their main rivalries are the Battle for the Flag, with the LSU Tigers and the Battle for the Bell, with the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. The rivalry with LSU is the most historic and usually seen as the most significant.

From 1896 to 1922, the team competed as part of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association. For the following ten years, Tulane were active in the Southern Conference. Then, in 1932, the Green Wave joined the Southeastern Conference. Finally, in 1995, the team became part of Conference USA, where they currently compete in the West Division.

Tulane have won a total of nine Conference Championships, starting with an SIAA Conference win in 1920. Further successes came in the Southern Conference in 1925, 1929, 1930 and 1931. The remainder of the 1930s brought about victories in the Southeastern Conference in 1934 and 1939, before a third win came in 1949. Their most recent Conference Title came in the 1998 Conference USA season. The team have participated in 11 bowl games and currently hold a 4-7 record.

Notable players to have come through the program include Eddie Price, Mewelde Moore, Patrick Ramsey, JP Losman and Matt Forté.

Since 1975, the Green Wave have played their home games off-campus, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The venue is also home to the New Orleans Saints NFL team and currently has a listed capacity of 73,208. However, Tulane plan to move into a new, smaller, on-campus s...

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