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FTWCast, presented by FearTheWave.com, is a weekl…
SZN2 Ep. 13 | NOLA.com’s Jeff Duncan on the 2019 Season and the Wave’s Big Picture
Jan 11 • 22 min
Jeff Duncan, NOLA.com Columnist and podcast host of Dat Chat, joins to talk about what he saw in Orlando, where he sees the Wave ranking in the state of Louisiana, and what it will take to grow the fan base once again.
SZN2 Ep. 12 | CURE BOWL Preview, Interview on Uniforms, #Fritzmas
Dec 13, 2018 • 26 min
- We’re within 48 hours of the Cure Bowl in Orlando. Come to our Tailgate. - Devin Charles-Hubbard joins for a quick interview from Orlando on how the mega-Angry Wave came to be - Updates from a busy week on the recruiting trail Buy the FTW T-shirt for…
SZN2 Ep. 11 | Tulane Gets an OC, and it’s #BOWLWAVE Season
Dec 4, 2018 • 26 min
- Tulane Hires Memphis AHC / TE Coach Will Hall as OC - Quick hit on #Fritzmas Recruiting - Tulane is going to the Cure Bowl. Come to our tailgate - AAC Bowl Matchups - FTW Mailbag
SZN2 EP. 10 | Of Turkeys and Trident Trophies - The Navy Preview with The Mid Report
Nov 22, 2018 • 35 min
This is for all the marbles. It’s the last week of the regular season. Tulane has its bowl hopes on the line. Can the Wave break a bowl drought going back to 2013? Can they break a winless streak against Navy going back to 2014? Michael James of the Mid…
SZN2 Ep. 9 | Why Stop at a Bowl Game? Houston’s Pawdcast Breaks Down the Battle for the AAC West
Nov 14, 2018 • 31 min
Tulane and Houston prepare for a Thursday night showdown. While the Cougars’ expectations are dropping, the Wave’s feel higher than ever. What’s going to give? S&H Pawdcast (@shpawdcast on Twitter) joins the show. FTW T-Shirt for Sale:…
SZN2: Ep. 8 | It’s Time to Win a Dang Homecoming (ECU Preview, feat. Clip Brock)
Nov 6, 2018 • 24 min
- Recapping the Tulane Homecoming House of Horrors - Audio Clips from Willie Fritz and Justin McMillan Press Conference - Interview with Clip Brock of ECU Pirate Radio 1250
SZN2: EP 7 | The USF Preview, Feat. Collin Sherwin
Nov 1, 2018 • 26 min
USF Collin Sherwin joins us to explain why he thinks the Bulls have untapped potential but hey, they probably should be scared for this one, especially after last year. Apologies — I cut one of the Collin’s answers together because Skype died but I think…
SZN 2: EP6 - SMU Preview | Let Banks (or McMillan) In
Oct 18, 2018 • 13 min
We’re back for a preview of the SMU game. - Breaking Down SMU’s Season - Who will start at QB? - What did the Wave work on during the bye? - How bad has the recent history been against SMU?
PERFECT WAVE: The Liberty Bowl - Final Chapter
Oct 4, 2018 • 24 min
The coaching staff returns with the 1998 team for one final mission: heading to Memphis to beat BYU in the Liberty Bowl. The team reflects on the importance of that victory, and what the 1998 season means to Tulane fans, even to this day.
PERFECT WAVE: None the Richer - Chapter 5
Sep 12, 2018 • 36 min
Tulane completes a perfect regular season after beating Louisiana Tech, but news breaks that Head Coach Tommy Bowden is leaving for Clemson. This episode features interviews with Bowden, OC Rich Rodriguez, President Scott Cowen and Tulane’s players as…
SZN2 EP5: Wave Rebounds After an OT Loss and Previewing Nicholls with Brent St. Germain
Sep 5, 2018 • 16 min
In this episode of Fear the Wavecast: 1. Depth Chart notes for Tulane Football 2. Green Wave is a 14.5 point favorite 3. Brent St. Germain, Sports Editor for the Houma Today joins to talk about the Colonels
PERFECT WAVE: “The Battle with Army” - Chapter Four
Sep 3, 2018 • 34 min
In our fourth episode of our documentary, the 1998 Tulane Green Wave escapes a showdown with Southern Miss boasting a 4-0 record. Trouble looms when they face Louisville the next week in the Superdome. This chapter looks at the middle stretch of the…
SZN2 EP4: Tulane Depth Chart Updates and Wake Forest Preview with SB Nation’s Blogger So Dear
Aug 28, 2018 • 30 min
FTWCast is back with episode 4, which takes a look at the new Tulane depth chart as the Wave prepares for a Thursday night showdown with Wake Forest. The Demon Deacons have high expectations of their own, and Riley Johnston of SB Nation’s Blogger So Dear…
THE PERFECT WAVE | “There was Bad Blood with Southern Miss” - Chapter Three
Aug 23, 2018 • 40 min
This is the third chapter in our six-part documentary on the rise of the 1998 Tulane Green Wave. In this show, we speak to Shaun King, Rich Rodriguez, and more about the formation of the Wave’s offense as they roll through their opening schedule. This…
SZN2 EP3: Fall Camp Report 2 | Interviews with Jeffery Johnson and John Leglue
Aug 21, 2018 • 23 min
FTW Staffer Janny Meza follows the Wave at two practices last week and reports back on the team’s progress as they approach the season opener. We discuss overall observations and then break down the DL and OL. Janny will produce another practice report…
THE PERFECT WAVE | Chapter Two: Camp Covington
Aug 16, 2018 • 28 min
In this chapter, Tulane Football arrives in Covington, LA for the Fall Camp of 1998. Fighting heat and humidity, as well as high expectations, the Wave begins their quest for a perfect season. In this episode, coaches and players reflect on what they…
THE PERFECT WAVE | Chapter One: From Buddy to Bowden
Aug 3, 2018 • 32 min
CHAPTER ONE: From Buddy to Bowden The year is 1997. Tulane is coming off an 11-45 record over the past five seasons, when a new coach is hired: Tommy Bowden, son of FSU legend Bobby Bowden. The coaching staff set the bar high that things were going to…
SZN2 EP2: Tulane Fall Camp Report | Interviews with Fritz and Banks
Aug 1, 2018 • 24 min
FTW Football Writer Janny Meza was at Yulman today for day one of Fall Camp as the Green Wave prepares for the 2018 season. This episode features interviews with Willie Fritz and Jonathan Banks, and we cover how the transfers looked, the QB depth chart,…
SZN2 EP1: State of Tulane with Troy Dannen, Live from AAC Media Days
Jul 23, 2018 • 32 min
Athletic Director Troy Dannen sits down with Fear the Wavecast on Day 1 of AAC Media Days in Newport, RI. He tells us about his team’s priorities for the year, sheds light on key initiatives like an on-campus performance facility, and breaks down recent…
Tulane Football Preview with Athlon Sports & AAC Baseball with Tim Yandel | Ep. 29
May 24, 2018 • 48 min
Batting Order 5:30 - Willie Fritz gets contract extension with Tulane through 2023 10:00 - AAC and Tulane Preview with Steven Lassan of Athlon Sports (Preseason CFB Magazine) 33:00 - Tim Yandel joins the show to talk about his time with Tulane Baseball…
Tulane Spring Game Review | Ep. 28
Apr 16, 2018 • 20 min
We recap and review the Tulane Spring Game with FTW writer Sam Vancini to figure out the key takeaways. On to the summer. #rollwave
E27: Tulane Baseball Check-in with Todd Graffagnini
Feb 28, 2018 • 36 min
We check in with the Voice of the Green Wave on this 4-3 Tulane club. He breaks down where the team stands after a tough weekend at Ole Miss that highlighted the team’s potential. Also, as Todd says, go to Devlin tomorrow as the Wave hosts Cincy on ESPN.
FTWCast Ep. 26: Tulane Baseball Bonus Preview with Dave Browning, WaveBaseball.com
Feb 14, 2018 • 36 min
Dave Browning (@scroogedaddy on Twitter) is a photographer who has been to over 30 Green Wave practices since last fall. He joins FTWCast to preview the baseball team and expects the Wave to exceed expectations this season, driven by a deep roster of new…
TULANE at SMU FTWCast, Feat. PonyStampede.com and Todd Graffagnini
Nov 22, 2017 • 39 min
Tulane is playing meaningful football in the final week of the season for just the 4th time since 2000, as the Angry Wave goes on the road to Dallas. 2:00 | Billy Embody, Editor of PonyStampede.com on the 247 Network (@BillyEmbody on Twitter)Interview…
HOUSTON at TULANE Preview Feat. S&H Pawdcast
Nov 13, 2017 • 37 min
Sam and Dustin from the S&H Pawdcast (@shpawdcast on Twitter) join FTWCast to break down a surging Houston. 3:00 - S&H Pawdcast Joins Us 5:00 - What are the “Major” differences with a new coach? 10:00 - Why wasn’t D’Eriq King playing all year? On the rise…
EAST CAROLINA PREVIEW Feat. Clip Brock from Pirate Radio 1250
Nov 8, 2017 • 19 min
FTWCast previews the road trip to East Carolina, where the Green Wave has never won in history. Clip Brock from Pirate Radio joins the show (interview starts around 6:00) to give his take on an ECU team that has struggled mightily on defense. Tulane is…
HOMECOMING PREVIEW - Cincy Preview & Tulane Hoops with ‘Down the Drive’ and Sam
Nov 2, 2017 • 32 min
Tulane (3-5) prepares to face a Cincy Bearcats team that has not won a game since early September. [2:30] Phil Neuffer from SB Nation’s Down the Drive joins the show to break down their challenges in this first season under a new coach. [22:00] We close…
TULANE at #24 MEMPHIS Preview, Feat. John Martin, ESPN 929, and Jordan Sullen
Oct 25, 2017 • 32 min
John Martin (ESPN Radio 929, Memphis) and Jordan Sullen (former Tulane DB) join FTWCast to break down a battle between the Green Wave and ranked Memphis Tigers. 2:30 - John Martin, ESPN Radio 929 in Memphis analyzes the Tigers, their offensive firepower,…
#13 SOUTH FLORIDA at TULANE Preview, Feat. Collin Sherwin, Daily Stampede
Oct 18, 2017 • 54 min
Tulane looks to beat a winless streak against ranked teams going back to the early 1980s. Collin Sherwin from The Daily Stampede joins us to break down USF. They have dominated every team they have faced so far, but the Bulls see a trip to New Orleans as…
FTWCast Ep. 19: Tulsa @ Tulane Preview [Feat. Kelly Hines, The Tulsa World]
Oct 4, 2017 • 16 min
Tulsa (1-4) visits Tulane (2-2) on Saturday in a game of critical performance for two teams holding on to bowl ambitions. Kelly Hines from the Tulsa World joins us to break down the Golden Hurricane, as Tulsa looks for answers on offense and defense. You…
FTWCast Ep. 18: The Army Preview, Feat. Price Atkinson, Yards and Stripes
Sep 21, 2017 • 20 min
Tulane will host the Army Black Knights (2-1) on Saturday. Price Atkinson, host of the service academy football podcast Yards and Stripes, joins us to break down the differences in their option system, Black Knights’ injuries, and what Tulane needs to do…
FTWCast Episode 17: Tulane @ #2 Oklahoma, Live on PPV Preview (Feat. C&C Machine, SB Nation)
Sep 13, 2017 • 24 min
Tulane goes on the road to face #2 Oklahoma as a 34.5 point underdog. We talk to SB Nation’s Crimson & Cream Machine about their star quarterback, handling the hype of this last week, attacking the Sooners on the ground, and more. Make sure to follow…
FTWCast Episode 16: The Trident Trophy Preview (Navy) [Feat. Michael James, The Mid Report]
Sep 7, 2017 • 32 min
Both Tulane and Navy are coming off big wins fueled by outstanding starts by new quarterbacks. Michael James (@navybirddog on Twitter) joins FTWCast to break down Navy, facing Tulane’s defense, and the overall outlook for the AAC West. Also, I promise…
FTWCast Episode 15: The Grambling State Preview [Feat. HBCU Gameday]
Aug 30, 2017 • 30 min
Last year, Grambling State finished 12-1 and nearly went undefeated after holding a 21-point lead against Pac 12’s Arizona before a QB injury. The Tigers want an upset in Yulman, so we brought Steven Gaither of HBCU Gameday to break this team down for us.…
FTWCast Episode 14: Willie Fritz - The Turnaround Artist [Feat. Richard Johnson, SB Nation]
Aug 29, 2017 • 30 min
National SB Nation writer Richard Johnson took a trip to New Orleans and sat down with Coach Fritz and others to learn about the Green Wave. Highlights: 7:30: Changing Perception of Tulane as a Program 10:00: On Building Mental Warfare in the Offense…
FTWCast Episode 13: Tulane Camp Report [Feat. Todd Graffagnini, Voice of Green Wave]
Aug 15, 2017 • 29 min
Voice of the Green Wave Todd Graffagnini joins FTWCast to break down what he has seen in Tulane Camp as the Wave prepares for Grambling State. Highlights: 2:50 - Overall Impressions of Camp 5:30 - The rise of Banks, Brantley and McClain at QB 12:20 -…
FTWCast Episode 12: Who is moving up & down in the AAC? [Feat. Mitch Light, Athlon Magazine Editor]
Aug 8, 2017 • 35 min
Mitch Light, Editor of Athlon College Football’s Magazine joins FTWCast to talk about the state of the league. Follow him at @AthlonMitch on Twitter and check out his “Cover 2” podcast on iTunes. Highlights: 5:22 - Is USF good enough to pull this off?…
FTWCast Episode 11: What if Tulane hadn’t left the SEC? [Feat. Matt Brown, SB Nation]
Aug 1, 2017 • 27 min
Matt Brown from SB Nation joins us this week to discuss his new book: “What If?A closer look at College Football’s great questions.” In his new book, he takes a look back at the decision for Tulane to leave the SEC and go Independent. We also look at the…
FTWCast Episode 10: A New Era of Tulane Recruiting? [Will Guillory of NOLA.com]
Jul 25, 2017 • 23 min
FTWCast interviews Will Guillory of NOLA.com who breaks down where Tulane’s 2018 recruiting class stands and highlights big changes in strategy under Coach Fritz. We close with a look at fall camp and the questions Tulane will most need to answer to push…
FTWCast Episode 9: East Carolina Preview with Clip Brock of Pirate Radio 1250
Apr 27, 2017 • 15 min
Tulane Baseball beats LSU to put the club firmly in the hunt for the NCAA Tournament. Now tied for the AAC leads, the Green Wave heads to (2-10) East Carolina this weekend. Clip Brock of Pirate Radio 1250 previews this matchup for us.
FTWCast Episode 8: Fritzmas Countdown with Will Guillory of NOLA.com
Jan 19, 2017 • 19 min
With under three weeks until #Fritzmas, Will Guillory of NOLA.com sits down with Fear The Wave to discuss the recruiting class, the staff’s priorities, and what we can expect to see on NSD.
FTWCast Episode 7: The UCF Preview with Juan Toribio of Knights 247
Nov 3, 2016 • 23 min
Tulane (3-5) looks to rebound from a heartbreaking Homecoming loss this week in Orlando when they face UCF. We talk to Juan Toribio of Knights 247 about the program’s development under its new coach, poise of their freshman QB, challenges running the…
FTWCast Episode 6: The Memphis Preview Feat. Commercial Appeal Beat Writer Tom Schad
Oct 12, 2016 • 25 min
Tulane (3-2) hosts Memphis in its second AAC game of the year. FTW previews this matchup with Tom Schad (@tom_schad on Twitter), who is the beat writer for Memphis’s Commercial Appeal. We discuss the Tigers under their new coach, the matchup with their…
FTWCast Episode 5: Tulane Prepares for ULL Feat. Todd Graffagnini, Voice of Green Wave
Sep 22, 2016 • 32 min
Tulane is 1-2 as they play host to in-state opponent ULL. The Green Wave has shown progress but has not been able to clear the hurdle in two close games. We talk to Tulane broadcaster and Voice of the Green Wave Todd Graffagnini about what he’s seen in…
FTWCast Episode 4: Navy Game Preview with Michael James of Rivals’ Mid Report
Sep 14, 2016 • 28 min
Tulane (1-1) hosts the Navy Midshipmen (2-0) on Saturday to open the AAC conference season. The Green Wave is coming off a huge victory and will face a tough test against a strong Navy program. We interview Michael James of Rivals site The Mid Report to…
FTWCast Episode 3: Southern U Preview Feat. Luke Johnson of The Advocate
Sep 7, 2016 • 22 min
Tulane is 0-1, but a 7-3 defeat against Wake Forest still offered a lot of promise to Green Wave fans. FCS Southern comes to Yulman for the home opener this week. We break down the game with Luke Johnson, Southern beat writer for The Advocate, about their…
FTWCast Episode 2: Wake Forest Preview Feat. Blogger So Dear
Aug 30, 2016 • 27 min
In less than 48 hours, Tulane will take the field against Wake Forest in Winston-Salem. Both teams are looking to answer questions for offenses that struggled in 2015 but return experience and talent on defense. We spoke with Riley Johnston of Wake Forest…
FTWCast Episode 1: The QB Battle Ends Feat. Will Guillory (NOLA.com)
Aug 26, 2016 • 22 min
Willie Fritz names Glenn Cuielette starting QB of the Tulane Green Wave. We talk to Will Guillory of NOLA.com to figure out what that means for the character of the offense, the future QB battle, and the expectations for this season.