Tulane coach Willie Fritz's contract has been extended two years, through the 2023 season, athletic director Troy Dannen said Tuesday.
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Hearing Tulane defensive line coach Kevin Peoples is in the mix for Alabama's defensive line vacancy. Peoples has been with Willie Fritz at both Tulane and Georgia Southern. He has SEC experience as Arkansas' defensive line coach under Bobby Petrino.
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Oklahoma State's ongoing search for a defensive coordinator has included talks with six candidates, including Tulane defensive coordinator Jack Curtis, South Carolina assistant head coach Lance Thompson, Duke defensive coordinator Jim Knowles and Troy defensive coordinator Vic Koenning, according to sources. Two additional candidates are in play, as well, including a name from the FCS.
Ben Hicks threw for 375 yards and four touchdowns, and SMU needed a goal-line stand, confirmed by a review, in the closing seconds to edge Tulane 41-38 on Saturday.
Jonathan Banks threw for a career-high 251 yards and Terren Encalade caught a career-long 64-yard go-ahead touchdown with 6:13 left to help Tulane beat Houston 20-17 on Saturday night.
Dontrell Hilliard ran for a career-high 189 yards and Jonathan Banks scored the winning touchdown in overtime as Tulane beat East Carolina 31-24 on Saturday night.
Mike Boone's third-quarter touchdown run held up, barely, as Cincinnati survived for a 17-16 win after Tulane missed a field goal try in the last 80 seconds on Saturday.
Riley Ferguson passed for 298 yards and three touchdowns and Darrell Henderson rushed for 112 yards and another score to lead No. 24 Memphis to a 56-26 victory over Tulane on Friday night.
Memphis has edge over Tulane
Memphis has owned the series, winning 10 straight over the Green Wave dating back to 2002 -- when both played in Conference USA. And according to ESPN's FPI, it appears that streak may continue.
Quinton Flowers passed for two touchdowns, ran for 138 yards and another score, and No. 16 South Florida extended the nation's longest active winning streak to 12 games with a 34-28 victory over Tulane on Saturday night.
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USF favored over Tulane
The No. 16 Bulls have scored 30 points in 23 straight games, the longest active streak in the FBS, and have won a school-record 11 consecutive games. Tulane has lost 50 straight games against ranked opponents.
Jose Borregales kicked three field goals, Thomas Owens had six receptions for 152 yards and FIU beat Tulane 23-10 Saturday night.
Tate leads passers with perfect game
By QBR's measure, you can't have a better game than Khalil Tate, who came out of nowhere to eviscerate Colorado with his arm and especially his legs. McKenzie Milton wasn't too far behind, while Jarrett Stidham cracked the top five for the third consecutive week. Kyle Kempt and Jonathan Banks rounded out the group.
Dontrell Hilliard rushed for 175 yards and a career-high four touchdowns, Jonathan Banks threw for a score and ran for another, and Tulane routed Tulsa 62-28 on Saturday for coach Willie Fritz's 200th career win.