Entries in Tulane (3)


Louisiana-Lafayette Wins New Orleans Bowl Over Tulane, 24-21

ThinkStock(NEW ORLEANS) -- Ragin’ Cajuns kicker Hunter Stover converted on a go-ahead 27-yard field-goal with 9:56 to play in the fourth quarter as Louisiana-Lafayette (9-4; 5-2 Sun Belt) defeated Tulane (7-6; 5-3 C-USA) in the New Orleans Bowl, 24-21.

Louisiana-Lafayette opened the game with 21 unanswered points behind touchdown runs from running backs Elijah McGuire and Alonzo Harris and an 82-yard interception return for a touchdown by cornerback Corey Trim.

Tulane would battle back and tie the game at 21 with 2:34 in the third quarter on a 22-yard touchdown rush from running back Orleans Darkwa.

Louisiana-Lafayette has now won three consecutive New Orleans Bowl.

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Tulane Safety Devon Walker Fractures Spine

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tulane safety Devon Walker suffered a fractured spine, broken neck and a collapsed lung after a head-to-head collision with a teammate, during the teams game against Tulsa Saturday.

Walker had to be given CPR on the field and later received a tracheotomy.

Tulane issued a statement Saturday night on Walker's condition: "Devon Walker sustained a cervical spine fracture. He is at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa where he is in stable condition. Currently, he is in traction with a lot of swelling in his neck and he is undergoing treatment for the swelling. The current plan is for him to have surgery in the next one to two days. He is being treated by specialists. The Tulsa physicians did a great job taking care of Devon."

Walker, a senior, majors in molecular and cell biology.

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Forte Receives New Four-Year Contract With the Chicago Bears

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Pro Bowl running back Matt Forte and the Chicago Bears agreed to a four-year contract Monday. The deal is worth around $32 million with $18 million guaranteed, according to ESPN.

“I’m proud to be a Chicago Bear and excited to be here for another four years,” Forte said in a statement. “I’d like to thank my family, my agent and the Chicago Bears. I’ve been working hard this offseason and am looking forward to joining my teammates at training camp next week. I’m glad the business part is done and we can all turn our attention to football and our goal of winning a championship.”

Chicago drafted Forte in the second round of the 2008 NFL draft out of Tulane. In 60 games with the Bears, the 26-year-old has rushed for 4,233 yards and 21 touchdowns in 1,014 attempts. He has also caught 223 passes for 1,985 yards and eight touchdowns.

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