The Green Wave football team and coaching staff rode a special Tulane float in the Krewe of Freret Carnival parade on Saturday, Feb. 11. The ride commemorates the team's magical season and Cotton Bowl Classic championship. Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano.
Members of the Green Wave football team walk along Tchoupitoulas Street to board their float, No. 8, in the Krewe of Freret parade on Saturday, Feb 11.
Near the start of the route, dedicated paradegoers in raincoats and ponchos wave as the Green Wave float rolls past.
Green Wave players Sincere Haynesworth (center) and Nik Hogan (right) throw beads, trinkets and Mardi Gras cups commemorating the American Athletic Conference and Cotton Bowl championships.
The super tandem float designed by Kern Studios and featuring a large Angry Wave statue makes its way up Napoleon Avenue on the traditional uptown parade route.
Devoted Tulane fans waited for hours to support their AAC and Cotton Bowl champions.