October 18, 2017
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Tulane Green Wave takes on the Army Black Knights: Part 1

Tulane hosts Army West Point at Yulman Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 23. Kickoff is set for 11 a.m. This will be Tulane and Army’s 21st matchup and these two teams share a riveting history.

Photo courtesy of Howard-Tilton Memorial Library.


Tulane currently holds the most wins (10), just one more than Army with nine wins. Then, there is that tied game that occurred on October 31, 1953. The Wave’s largest margin of victory took place in 1997; the final score was 41-0. The Knight’s largest margin of victory happened in 2011; the final score was 45-6. The longest winning streak for both teams is three games. Tulane’s winning streak lasted from 1997 to 1999. Army’s winning streak began in 2000 and ended in 2002. Tulane has participated in 11 bowl games while Army has been in six bowl games. When it comes to the NFL, The Wave has produced 139 NFL draft picks, five being first-round draft picks. The Knights have produced 26 draft picks, three being first-round draft picks.


The last time these two met on the gridiron was November 14, 2015. The Green Wave left Michie Stadium with a 34-31 victory. The game was tied 31-31 and with just 1:53 left on the clock, Tulane’s Andrew DiRocco secured the victory with a 35-yard field goal. My question to you all is who will win this Saturday’s matchup? We have a poll on our twitter page (LaGridFootball) that you have access to vote all week. Let us know what you think!


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