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1987 Tulane Green Wave Football Team
Contents: 1980 - 1981 - 1982 - 1983 - 1984 - 1985 - 1986 - 1987 - 1988 - 1989

During the 1980s Tulane Green Wave, the American football team representing Tulane University in New Orleans, had as successive head coaches Vince Gibson, Wally English, Mack Brown and Greg Davis. The team had more losses than wins in most seasons in that decade, the only exceptions being 1980, 1981 and 1987.

1980

1980 Tulane Green Wave football
Hall of Fame Classic vs. Arkansas, Lost 15–34
ConferenceIndependent
1980 record7–5
Head coachVince Gibson
Home stadiumLouisiana Superdome
(Capacity: 71,330)
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →

The 1980 Tulane Green Wave football team was led by first-year coach Vince Gibson. The Green Wave finished with a 7–5 record, losing to Arkansas 15–34 in the Hall of Fame Classic. In the 78th edition of the Battle for the Flag, Tulane lost 7–24 to LSU.

1981

1981 Tulane Green Wave football
ConferenceIndependent
1981 record6–5
Head coachVince Gibson
Home stadiumLouisiana Superdome
(Capacity: 71,330)
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 5Ole Miss*L 18-19
September 12Clemson*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 5-13
September 19at Southern Miss*L 3-21
October 3at Rice*L 16-20
October 10Vanderbilt*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 14-10
October 17at Air Force*W 31-13
October 24Georgia Tech*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 27-10
October 31at Cincinnati*L 13-17
November 7Maryland*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 14-7
November 14at Memphis*W 24-7
November 28LSU*
W 48-7
  • *Non-conference game

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Roster

1982

1982 Tulane Green Wave football
ConferenceIndependent
1982 record4–7
Head coachVince Gibson
Home stadiumLouisiana Superdome
(Capacity: 71,330)
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 4Mississippi State*L 21-30
September 11at No. 8 SMU*L 7-51
September 18Rice*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 30-6
October 2at Vanderbilt*L 21-24
October 9Georgia Tech*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 13-19
October 16Southern Miss*
L 10-22
October 23Memphis*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 17-10
October 30Baylor*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 30-15
November 6at Ole Miss*L 14-45
November 20Florida*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 7-21
November 27at No. 7 LSU*W 31-28
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

1983

1983 Tulane Green Wave football
ConferenceIndependent
1983 record2–9*, 2 wins forfeited
Head coachWally English
Home stadiumLouisiana Superdome
(Capacity: 71,330)
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 3at Mississippi State*L 9-14
September 10Ole Miss*L 27-23 (Forfeit)
September 17No. 9 Florida State*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 34-28 (Forfeit)
September 24at Kentucky*L 14-26
October 1Vanderbilt*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 17-30
October 8at Memphis*L 25-28
October 15Southwestern Louisiana*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 17-15
October 22at Southern Miss*W 14-7
October 29at Baylor*L 18-24
November 5Virginia Tech*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 10-26
November 24LSU*
L 7-20
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

1984

1984 Tulane Green Wave football
ConferenceIndependent
1984 record3–8
Head coachWally English
Home stadiumLouisiana Superdome
(Capacity: 71,330)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 1Mississippi State*L 3-30
September 15at Florida*L 21-63
September 22Kentucky*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 26-30
September 29at Ole Miss*L 14-19
October 6at No. 19 Vanderbilt*W 27-23
October 13Southern Miss*
W 35-7
October 20at No. 15 Florida State*L 6-27
November 3at Virginia Tech*L 6-13
November 10at Pittsburgh*L 10-21
November 17Memphis*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 14-9
November 24at No. 16 LSU*L 15-33
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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1985

1985 Tulane Green Wave football
ConferenceIndependent
1985 record1–10
Head coachMack Brown
Home stadiumLouisiana Superdome
(Capacity: 71,647)
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
August 31No. 19 Florida State*L 12-38
September 14at TCU*L 13-30
September 21at Kentucky*L 11-16
September 28Ole Miss*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 10-27
October 5Vanderbilt*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 17-24
October 12at Memphis*L 21-38
October 19at Mississippi State*L 27-31
November 2at No. 18 Georgia*L 3-58
November 9Southwestern Louisiana*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 27-17
November 23at Southern Miss*L 6-24
November 30No. 13 LSU*
L 19-31
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

1986

1986 Tulane Green Wave football
ConferenceIndependent
1986 record4–7
Head coachMack Brown
Home stadiumLouisiana Superdome
(Capacity: 71,647)
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 13TCU*L 31-48
September 20at Vanderbilt*W 35-17
September 27at Ole Miss*L 10-25
October 4Wichita State*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 20-21
October 11at Florida State*L 21-54
October 18No. 13 Mississippi State*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 27-34
October 25Southern Miss*
W 35-20
November 1Southwestern Louisiana*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 42-39
November 8Louisville*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 12-23
November 15Memphis*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 15-6
November 29at No. 5 LSU*L 17-37
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

1987

1987 Tulane Green Wave football
Independence Bowl vs. Washington, Lost 12–24
ConferenceIndependent
1987 record6–6
Head coachMack Brown
Home stadiumLouisiana Superdome
(Capacity: 69,723)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 5at Louisville*L 40-42
September 12Iowa State*W 25-12
September 19at Southern Miss*L 24-31
September 26Ole Miss*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 31-24
October 3Vanderbilt*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 27-17
October 17at Memphis*L 36-45
October 24Virginia Tech*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 57-38
October 31at No. 4 Florida State*L 14-73
November 7at Mississippi State*W 30-19
November 14Southwestern Louisiana*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 38-10
November 21No. 9 LSU*
L 36-41
December 19vs. Washington*L 12-24
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

1988

1988 Tulane Green Wave football
ConferenceIndependent
1988 record5–6
Head coachGreg Davis
Home stadiumLouisiana Superdome
(Capacity: 69,723)
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 3Tennessee-Chattanooga*W 33-19
September 10at Iowa State*L 13-30
September 17Kansas State*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 20-16
September 24Memphis*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 20-19
October 1No. 6 Florida State*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 28-48
October 8Southern Miss*
L 13-38
October 22Louisville*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 35-38
October 29Southwestern Louisiana*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 34-51
November 5at Ole Miss*W 14-9
November 19Mississippi State*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 27-22
November 26at No. 16 LSU*L 14-44
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

1989

1989 Tulane Green Wave football
ConferenceIndependent
1989 record4–8
Head coachGreg Davis
Home stadiumLouisiana Superdome
(Capacity: 69,723)
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 2at Hawai?i*L 26-31
September 9Rice*W 20-19
September 16Southwestern Louisiana*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 17-10
September 23at Florida State*L 9-59
September 30Iowa State*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 24-25
October 7at Southern Miss*L 21-30
October 21Ole Miss*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
L 28-32
October 28at Virginia Tech*L 13-30
November 4Memphis*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans
W 38-34
November 11at Mississippi State*L 7-27
November 18at Vanderbilt*W 37-13
November 25LSU*
L 7-27
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "2013 LSU Football Media Guide". p. 154. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "2013 LSU Football Media Guide". p. 155. Retrieved .

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