2011 Tulane Green Wave football team

The 2011 Tulane Green Wave football team represented Tulane University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Green Wave played their home games at the Louisiana Superdome, which was renamed the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 23. They competed in the West Division of Conference USA. The team was coached by interim head coach Mark Hutson following fifth-year head coach “Buffet” Bob Toledo's resignation on October 18 after starting the season 2–5.[1] The team finished the season 2–11, 1–7 in C-USA - last place in the West Division.

2011 Tulane Green Wave football
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ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest
2011 record2–11 (1–7 C-USA)
Head coach“Buffet” Bob Toledo
(5th season; resigned after 7 games)
Mark Hutson (interim)
Offensive coordinatorGreg Davis Jr. & Mark Hutson
Defensive coordinatorSteve Stanard (3rd season)
Home stadiumLouisiana Superdome
(Capacity: 73,208)
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 20 Southern Miss x$   6 2         12 2  
Marshall   5 3         7 6  
East Carolina   4 4         5 7  
UAB   3 5         3 9  
UCF   3 5         5 7  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West Division
No. 18 Houston x   8 0         13 1  
Tulsa   7 1         8 5  
SMU   5 3         8 5  
Rice   3 5         4 8  
UTEP   2 6         5 7  
Tulane   1 7         2 11  
Championship: Southern Miss 49, Houston 28
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
As of January 10, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 32:30 PMSE Louisiana*W 47–3315,912
September 102:30 PMTulsa
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans, LA
CSTL 3–3119,752
September 173:00 PMat UABW 49–1017,658
September 242:30 PMat Duke*ESPN3L 27–4820,138
October 111:00 AMat Army*CBSSNL 6–4531,235
October 87:00 PMSyracuse*
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans, LA
CST/SNYL 34–3739,116
October 152:30 PMUTEP
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans, LA
FCS CentralL 7–4416,690
October 222:30 PMMemphis 
  • Louisiana Superdome
  • New Orleans, LA
L 17–3325,158
October 292:30 PMat East CarolinaL 14–3449,410
November 52:00 PMat SMUL 24–4520,106[2]
November 107:00 PMNo. 11 Houston
  • Mercedes-Benz Superdome
  • New Orleans, LA
CBSSNL 17–7317,657[3]
November 192:30 PMat RiceL 7–1915,461[4]
November 2610:00 PMat Hawaiʻi*Oceanic PPVL 23–3527,411[5]
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tulane Head Football Coach Bob Toledo Resigns Post". Tulane University Athletics Department. October 18, 2011.
  2. ^ "Tulane Green Wave vs. SMU Mustangs Box Score". ESPN.com. November 5, 2011.
  3. ^ "Houston Cougars vs. Tulane Green Wave Box Score". ESPN.com. November 10, 2011.
  4. ^ "Tulane Green Wave vs. Rice Box Score". ESPN.com. November 19, 2011.
  5. ^ "Tulane Green Wave vs. Hawaii Warriors Box Score". ESPN.com. November 26, 2011.
  6. ^ http://www.tulanegreenwave.com/sports/m-footbl/sched/tul-m-footbl-sched.html