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Tulane football unveils 2017 recruiting class

February 02, 2017 3:15 PM
New Wave staff
Head Tulane football coach Willie Fritz stands with the names of the 2017 recruiting class. (Photo from Tulane Athletics)


The next wave of additions to the Tulane football program were revealed Wednesday by head coach Willie Fritz. The class features 21 initial signees and six mid-year enrollees.

The Green Wave's 2017 recruiting class is one its most geographically diverse in recent history with the additions coming from 11 states. The class boasts 15 players on the offensive side (three quarterbacks, five offensive linemen, two running backs, four wide receivers and one tight end) and 12 on the defensive side (four defensive linemen, four linebackers and four defensive backs).

“We wanted to bring in a class that fit the profile of our program and the university,” Fritz said. “We feel like we did that, with young men who can compete in the classroom first and foremost, with the type of character that fits our culture here at Tulane and are top-notch athletes who can compete to win championships in the American Athletic Conference.”

Read more about the members of the 2017 football signing class here.

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