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(Green) Wave Goodbye


Les Miles is not the only college football coach in Louisiana to come under pressure after a disappointing results. Tulane’s Curtis Johnson is out of a job after posting back-to-back 3-9 seasons.

 

The Green Wave were the victims of a monumental choke on Friday (11.27) night, giving up 31 second half points and handing Tulsa a come from behind win. Less, than 24 hours later, Tulane AD Rick Dickson announced Johnson’s ouster.

 

"I want to thank CJ for his hard work and his dedication to rebuilding the Green Wave football program. His efforts were rewarded in 2013 when Tulane reached its first bowl in 11 years," Dickson said in a statement. "Since then, however, the program has not progressed to the level that we aspire to.”

 

Said level is a high one (by FBS standards). Tulane has been focused on rebuilding their once proud program for the last few years. Steps included constructing Yulman Stadium Uptown and scheduling tougher opponents. However, the results were lacking. Johnson’s career record at the school was a meager 15-34.

 

Independent of the issue, Dickson was set to retire. The school will begin he hunt for a new coach after replacing the AD.




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