Topic: athletics

Illustration depicting Gayle Letulle with historic statistics for Tulane athletics.

Service on the Sideline

Tulane University and the New Orleans community lost an institution of a man with the passing of Gayle Letulle in January 2022.

photo of Troy Dannen in the Athletics training room

Reshaping College Sports

The NCAA Constitution Committee is billed as a panel that will reshape college sports, and Tulane University Athletics Director Troy Dannen made no secret of his desire to be part of it.

Corey Dublin playing in Tulane vs. Navy, October 26, 2019

Ready For a New Season

Corey Dublin, a left guard on the Green Wave football team, would never wish for a global pandemic.



Two former Green Wave football players — Ryan Griffin and Thakarius “BoPete” Keyes — were on teams that made it to the NFL Super Bowl championship in February. Former Tulane quarterback Griffin, in his sixth year in the NFL, was part of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl LV team, serving as third-string backup quarterback to Tom Brady. Griffin spent his first two professional seasons on the New Orleans Saints’ practice squad. In his rookie season in the NFL, cornerback Keyes is on the Kansas City Chiefs team.

photo of Green Wave pitcher Braden Olthoff

Something to Prove

Green Wave pitcher Braden Olthoff is ready to show his stuff during this spring season.

Portrait of Mónica Lebrón in New Orleans

Green Wave Justice

Mónica Lebrón, the first chief diversity officer for Tulane Athletics, leads Green Wave Justice for All. She’s also deputy athletics director and chief operating officer.

thumbnail-Tulane basketball coach, Ron Hunter

A Winning Culture

Ron Hunter, the new Green Wave men’s basketball coach, invites fans to experience the energy of the team this season.

Tulane football team on field at 2019 Homecoming game-thumbnail image

How Do We Know Green Wave football Is on the Rise?

Last year, it took the entire season of 12 games to become bowl eligible. This year, Tulane clinched bowl eligibility with a Nov. 1 homecoming victory against Tulsa — it’s ninth game of the season.


Pact Championship Year

The Tulane Professional Athlete Care Team had its most successful year in 2018-19, completing more than 600 patient screenings, including a record 139 former players at Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. Tulane’s School of Medicine began providing medical services to former professional athletes in 2013. In 2015, a partnership with the NFL Player Care Foundation Healthy Body and Mind Screening program and PACT was formed.


2019 Hall of Fame Class

Tulane University Athletics inducted five new honorees into the 2019 Hall of Fame Class. Those inducted were the baseball program’s all-time saves leader Daniel Latham; two-time all-American women’s golfer Maribel Lopez Porras; all-American football player Ed Mikkelsen; two-time all-conference women’s basketball star Gwen Slaughter; and longtime Tulane team physician Greg Stewart. The Billy Slatten Award was presented to Times-Picayune and States-Item columnist Angus Lind.