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Yulman Stadium erupts into celebration as Green Wave captures AAC Championship

December 04, 2022 2:30 PM
Tulane Today staff today@tulane.edu

Tulane Green Wave football and Coach Willie Fritz made history on Dec. 3 as the team captured the American Athletic Conference Championship with a thrilling victory over the University of Central Florida, 45-28, in a packed Yulman Stadium. Next up: A trip to the Goodyear Cotton Bowl on Jan. 2. The Green Wave will play against the University of Southern California. Read a recap of the exciting AAC game and see a gallery of game photos at the Tulane Athletics site. Roll Wave!

Members of the Green Wave football team celebrate the championship title in Yulman Stadium. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Tulane fans cheer on the Green Wave as they clinch the title. (Photo by Rusty Costanza)
Player Tyjae Spears gets a boost above the crowd during the celebration. (Photo by Rusty Costanza)
Tulane players pose with the AAC championship trophy after the game. (Photo by Rusty Costanza)