Tulane Green Wave football, 1950–59

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1950[edit]

1950 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
AP #20
1950 record 6–2–1 (3–1–1 SEC)
Head coach Henry E. Frnka
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,735)[1]
Seasons
« 1949 1951 »
1950 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Kentucky 5 1 0     11 1 0
#4 Tennessee 4 1 0     11 1 0
#16 Alabama 6 2 0     9 2 0
#20 Tulane 3 1 1     6 2 1
Georgia Tech 4 2 0     5 6 0
Georgia 3 2 1     6 3 3
Mississippi State 3 4 0     4 5 0
Vanderbilt 3 4 0     7 4 0
LSU 2 3 2     4 5 2
Florida 2 4 0     5 5 0
Ole Miss 1 5 0     5 5 0
Auburn 0 7 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 30 Alabama Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 14–26  
October 7 Louisiana College* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 64–0  
October 14 #10 Notre Dame* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 9–13  
October 21 Ole Miss Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 27–20  
October 28 at Auburn Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL W 28–0  
November 11 at Navy* Thompson StadiumBaltimore, MD W 27–0  
November 18 Virginia* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 42–18  
November 25 Vanderbilt Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 35–6  
December 2 LSU Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Battle for the Flag) T 14–14  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1951[edit]

1951 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1951 record 4–6 (1–5 SEC)
Head coach Henry E. Frnka
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,735)
Seasons
« 1950 1952 »
1951 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Georgia Tech § 7 0 0     11 0 1
#1 Tennessee § 5 0 0     10 1 0
LSU 4 2 1     7 3 1
Ole Miss 4 2 1     6 3 1
#15 Kentucky 3 3 0     8 4 0
Auburn 3 4 0     5 5 0
Vanderbilt 3 5 0     6 5 0
Alabama 3 5 0     5 6 0
Florida 2 4 0     5 5 0
Georgia 2 4 0     5 5 0
Mississippi State 2 5 0     4 5 0
Tulane 1 5 0     4 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 29 Miami* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 21–7  
October 6 #19 Baylor* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 14–27  
October 13 #15 Holy Cross* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 20–14  
October 20 at Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 6–25  
October 27 Auburn Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 0–21  
November 3 Mississippi State Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 7–10  
November 10 #12 Kentucky Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 0–37  
November 17 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 14–10  
November 24 Southeastern Louisiana* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 48–7  
December 1 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 13–14  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1952[edit]

1952 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1952 record 5–5 (3–5 SEC)
Head coach Raymond Wolf
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,735)
Seasons
« 1951 1953 »
1952 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Georgia Tech 7 0 0     12 0 0
#8 Tennessee 5 0 1     8 2 1
#7 Ole Miss 4 0 2     8 1 2
#9 Alabama 4 2 0     10 2 0
Georgia 4 3 0     7 4 0
#15 Florida 3 3 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 3 4 0     5 4 0
Tulane 3 5 0     5 5 0
#20 Kentucky 1 3 2     5 4 2
LSU 2 5 0     3 7 0
Vanderbilt 1 4 1     3 5 2
Auburn 0 7 0     2 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 27 Georgia Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 16–21  
October 4 Santa Clara* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 35–0  
October 11 at #5 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 0–14  
October 18 Ole Miss Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 14–20  
October 25 vs. Auburn Mobile, AL W 21–6  
November 1 Mississippi State Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 34–21  
November 8 at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, KY L 6–27  
November 15 Vanderbilt Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 16–7  
November 22 Louisiana College* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 46–14  
November 29 LSU Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 0–16  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1953[edit]

1953 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1953 record 1–8–1 (0–7 SEC)
Head coach Raymond Wolf
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,735)
Seasons
« 1952 1954 »
1953 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Alabama 4 0 3     6 3 3
#8 Georgia Tech 4 1 1     9 2 1
#16 Kentucky 4 1 1     7 2 1
Ole Miss 4 1 1     7 2 1
#17 Auburn 4 2 1     7 3 1
Mississippi State 3 1 3     5 2 3
Tennessee 3 2 1     6 4 1
LSU 2 3 3     5 3 3
Florida 1 3 2     3 5 2
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     3 7 0
Georgia 1 5 0     3 8 0
Tulane 0 7 0     1 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 19 The Citadel* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 54–6  
September 26 at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 14–16  
October 3 at #4 Michigan* Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 7–26  
October 10 #10 Georgia Tech Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 13–27  
October 17 Ole Miss Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 14–45  
October 24 vs. Auburn Mobile, AL L 7–34  
October 31 #15 Army* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA T 0–0  
November 7 Mississippi State Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 0–21  
November 14 Vanderbilt Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 7–21  
November 28 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 13–32  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1954[edit]

1954 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1954 record 1–6–3 (1–6–1 SEC)
Head coach Andy Pilney
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,735)
Seasons
« 1953 1955 »
1954 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Ole Miss 5 1 0     9 2 0
Georgia Tech 6 2 0     8 3 0
Florida 5 2 0     5 5 0
Kentucky 5 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 3 2 1     6 3 1
#13 Auburn 3 3 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 3 3 0     6 4 0
Alabama 3 3 2     4 5 2
LSU 2 5 0     5 6 0
Tulane 1 6 1     1 6 3
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     2 7 0
Tennessee 1 5 0     4 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 18 at #7 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 0–28  
September 25 Memphis State* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA T 13–13  
October 2 North Carolina* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA T 7–7  
October 9 Mississippi State Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 0–14  
October 16 at #7 Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 7–34  
October 23 Georgia Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 0–7  
October 30 vs. Auburn Mobile, AL L 0–27  
November 6 Alabama Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA T 0–0  
November 13 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 6–0  
November 27 LSU Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 13–14  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1955[edit]

1955 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1955 record 5–4–1 (3–3–1 SEC)
Head coach Andy Pilney
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,735)
Seasons
« 1954 1956 »
1955 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Ole Miss 5 1 0     10 1 0
#8 Auburn 5 1 1     8 2 1
#7 Georgia Tech 4 1 1     9 1 1
Tennessee 3 2 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 4 3 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 4 4 0     6 4 0
Kentucky 3 3 1     6 3 1
Tulane 3 3 1     5 4 1
LSU 2 3 1     3 5 2
Florida 3 5 0     4 6 0
Georgia 2 5 0     4 6 0
Alabama 0 7 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 17 VMI* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 20–7  
September 24 at Texas* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 21–35  
October 1 Northwestern* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 21–0  
October 8 at Mississippi State Scott FieldStarkville, MS L 0–14  
October 15 Ole Miss Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 13–27  
October 22 at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 14–0  
October 29 Auburn Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 27–13  
November 5 vs. Alabama Mobile, AL W 27–7  
November 12 Vanderbilt Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 7–20  
November 26 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Flag) T 13–13  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1956[edit]

1956 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1956 record 6–4 (3–3 SEC)
Head coach Andy Pilney
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,985)
Seasons
« 1955 1957 »
1956 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Tennessee 6 0 0     10 1 0
#4 Georgia Tech 7 1 0     10 1 0
Florida 5 2 0     6 3 1
Ole Miss 4 2 0     7 3 0
Auburn 4 3 0     7 3 0
Kentucky 4 4 0     6 4 0
Tulane 3 3 0     6 4 0
Vanderbilt 2 5 0     5 5 0
Alabama 2 5 0     2 7 1
Mississippi State 2 5 0     4 6 0
LSU 1 5 0     3 7 0
Georgia 1 6 0     3 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 22 Virginia Tech* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 21–14  
September 29 Texas* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 6–7  
October 6 at Northwestern* Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 20–13  
October 13 #14 Navy* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 21–6  
October 20 vs. #6 Ole Miss #19 Jackson, MS W 10–3  
October 27 at #3 Georgia Tech #15 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 0–40  
November 3 Mississippi State Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 20–14  
November 10 Alabama Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 7–13  
November 17 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 13–6  
December 1 LSU Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 6–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1957[edit]

1957 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1957 record 2–8 (1–5 SEC)
Head coach Andy Pilney
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,985)
Seasons
« 1956 1958 »
1957 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Auburn 7 0 0     10 0 0
#7 Ole Miss 5 0 1     9 1 1
#14 Mississippi State 4 2 1     6 2 1
#17 Florida 4 2 1     6 2 1
#13 Tennessee 4 3 0     8 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 3 1     5 3 2
LSU 4 4 0     5 5 0
Georgia Tech 3 4 1     4 4 2
Georgia 3 4 0     3 7 0
Tulane 1 5 0     2 8 0
Alabama 1 6 1     2 7 1
Kentucky 1 7 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20 Virginia Tech* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 13–14  
September 28 at #13 Texas* Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 6–20  
October 5 at Marquette* Marquette StadiumMilwaukee, WI W 20–6  
October 11 Georgia Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 6–13  
October 18 #11 Ole Miss Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 0–50  
October 26 Georgia Tech Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 13–20  
November 2 vs. Mississippi State Jackson, MS L 6–27  
November 9 vs. Alabama Mobile, AL W 7–0  
November 16 at #10 Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY L 14–20  
November 30 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 6–25  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1958[edit]

1958 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1958 record 3–7 (1–5 SEC)
Head coach Andy Pilney
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,985)
Seasons
« 1957 1959 »
1958 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 LSU 6 0 0     11 0 0
#4 Auburn 6 0 1     9 0 1
#11 Ole Miss 4 2 0     9 2 0
Vanderbilt 2 1 3     5 2 3
Tennessee 4 3 0     4 6 0
Alabama 3 4 1     5 4 1
Kentucky 3 4 1     5 4 1
#14 Florida 2 3 1     6 4 1
Georgia Tech 2 3 1     5 4 1
Georgia 2 4 0     4 6 0
Tulane 1 5 0     3 7 0
Mississippi State 1 6 0     3 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20 at Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL L 14–34  
September 26 Texas* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 20–21  
October 4 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 0–14  
October 11 #7 Ole Miss Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 8–19  
October 18 vs. #6 Navy* Norfolk, VA W 14–6  
October 25 at Kansas* Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS L 9–14  
October 31 Texas Tech* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 27–0  
November 8 Alabama Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 13–7  
November 15 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 0–12  
November 22 #1 LSU Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 0–62  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1959[edit]

1959 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1959 record 3–6–1 (0–5–1 SEC)
Head coach Andy Pilney
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,985)
Seasons
« 1958 1960 »
1959 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Georgia 7 0 0     10 1 0
#3 LSU 5 1 0     9 2 0
#2 Ole Miss 5 1 0     10 1 0
#10 Alabama 4 1 2     7 2 2
Auburn 4 3 0     7 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 2 2     5 3 2
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     6 5 0
Tennessee 3 4 1     5 4 1
#19 Florida 2 4 0     5 4 1
Kentucky 1 6 0     4 6 0
Tulane 0 5 1     3 6 1
Mississippi State 0 7 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 18 Florida Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 0–30  
September 25 at Miami* Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL L 7–26  
October 3 Wake Forest* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 6–0  
October 9 Detroit* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 25–0  
October 17 at #5 Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 7–53  
October 24 #9 Georgia Tech Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 13–21  
October 30 Texas Tech* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 17–7  
November 7 at Alabama Ladd StadiumMobile, AL L 7–19  
November 14 Vanderbilt Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA T 6–6  
November 21 at #3 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 6–14  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryan Whirty (2012-06-26). "The History of Tulane Stadium(s)". Gambit Magazine. Retrieved 2012-09-22. 

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