Dear Tulanian, We are excited to introduce
to our fans and friends across the country.Just as the title suggests,
takes you inside the game plan for TulaneFootball. This is a critical time for our football program and we have a vision for thefuture of Tulane Football which includes
appearances in bowl games as well ascompeting for conference championships
we aspire to build a footballprogram that wins consistently
With the support of the entire institution, we are
condent these goals will soon be met.
When we evaluated the program following the 2010 season, we were able to uncoverthe layers to expose a football program on the verge of excellence. There are manyelements that we pointed to during the analysis that gave us great optimism for the
future – progress in recruiting, returning talent and depth, increased nancial support,
enhanced academic support, and much more. Furthermore, and of even greaterimportance,
Tulane University is committed to providing the resources necessary to achieve our vision for this program.
The bottom line is this:
a foundation isbeing laid that will allow Tulane University to build a high-quality football programfor the long-term.
is broken down into two distinct sections: 1) “An Institutional Priority,”which details the institutional commitment to Tulane Football; and, 2) “A FoundationIs Laid,” which chronicles the progress over the past few years within the footballprogram. Included in this document is our vision and mission, as well as detailsregarding the increased investment in Tulane Football. For example, we illustrate a
45%budget increase for the football program
.We have all overcome many challenges in recent times. But now is not the time tofocus on the past. Our city, alumni, neighbors, friends and institution have provento be resilient. It is time for us to unite yet again and commit to a common cause: apromising future for Tulane Football. With your support, our playbook will be executedsuccessfully.Thank you for your interest and support.Roll Wave! Rick DicksonDirector of Athletics