League: NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision, American Athletic Conference (AAC)
Home Games: Yulman Stadium
Head Coach: Willie Fritz
All-Time Greats: Jerry Dalrymple, Cairo Santos, Matt Forte, Don Zimmerman, Ty Mason
Rivals: LSU, Southern Miss, Auburn, Ole Miss
Tulane Green Wave Football Tickets
The Tulane Green Wave Football team played its first game in 1893. In 1890, a group of students unofficially got together and divided themselves into two teams to play. The Green Wave of New Orleans officially joined the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association in 1895. Home games are held at the Yulman Stadium on the school's campus since 2014. Before Yulman was built, home games took place at the Superdome. The football program also boasts 19 All-American players including Jerry Dalrymple and Don Zimmerman. The team has played its way to nine conference titles. Its most intense rivalry takes place against the LSU Tigers. The Green Wave has appeared in 12 bowl games. There, the squad has a record of 5-7. Its first bowl appearance was at the Sugar Bowl in 1935, when it was hosted in its home stadium. Tulane won that game, defeating Temple in a 20-14 victory. To enjoy today's games, grab your Tulane Green Wave football tickets at StubHub.
Where does the Tulane Green Wave football team play?
Home Tulane Green Wave football games are played at Yulman Stadium located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The first game was played on September 6, 2014, against Georgia Tech in front of a sold-out crowd. Since then, the games continue to be well-attended by a wide range of students, alumni and community fans. Yulman Stadium seats 30,000. The stadium also offers 4,500 club-level seats.
Who is Tulane Green Wave football’s head coach?
The Tulane Green Wave football team’s head coach is Willie Fritz. He took the position in 2016. Fritz is a former college football player at Pittsburgh State from 1978 to 1981, where he was the defensive back. Although Fritz does not have a winning record with Tulane, he does have an overall winning record of 170–90 during his head coaching career as well as several championships under his belt.
Who are some notable players from Tulane Green Wave football?
The Tulane Green Wave football program has produced 19 All-American players. Jerry Dalrymple and Don Zimmerman received the honor twice. Jerry Dalrymple was a unanimous selection once. Other notable Green Wave former players include Cairo Santos, Matt Forte and Ty Mason. Forte was a running back who played 10 seasons in the NFL after he was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the second round.
How is the tailgating scene at Tulane Green Wave football?
The tailgating scene before home Tulane Green Wave football games is worth checking out. There are two areas designated for this activity. Alumni, students and fans can pick between tailgating on their own or enjoying tailgate services for a fee. The Newcomb and Berger Family Lawn Quads are the official on-campus tailgate areas. Live entertainment and a family fun zone are set up for everyone to enjoy. Food, beverages and merchandise are available there for purchase. When you join the official tailgate program, setup and cleanup are included in the admission price.
What are the top games this year for Tulane Green Wave football?
The Tulane Green Wave's biggest football rival is LSU. Their rivalry dates back to 1893 when the Green Wave shut out the Tigers 34-0. Southern Miss, Auburn and Ole Miss are three other top rivals of the Green Wave. Their games are full of great energy and excitement from both sides. In 2019, UCF, Tulsa and Missouri State will face off against the Green Wave at Yulman Stadium in other important games.Back to Top
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