1934 Tulane Green Wave football
SEC co-champion
Sugar Bowl champion
Sugar Bowl, W 20–14 vs. Temple
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Record10–1 (8–0 SEC)
Head coach
CaptainJoe Lofton
Home stadiumTulane Stadium
(capacity: 35,000)
Seasons
← 1933
1935 →
1934 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Tulane + 8 0 0 10 1 0
Alabama + 7 0 0 10 0 0
Tennessee 5 1 0 8 2 0
LSU 4 2 0 7 2 2
Georgia 3 2 0 7 3 0
Vanderbilt 4 3 0 6 3 0
Florida 2 2 1 6 3 1
Ole Miss 2 3 1 4 5 1
Kentucky 1 3 0 5 5 0
Auburn 1 6 0 2 8 0
Sewanee 0 4 0 2 7 0
Mississippi State 0 5 0 4 6 0
Georgia Tech 0 6 0 1 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1934 Tulane Green Wave football team represented Tulane University as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) during the 1934 college football season. Led by third-year head coach Ted Cox, the Green Wave played their home games at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans. Tulane finished the season with an overall record of 10–1 and a mark of 8–0 in conference play, sharing the SEC title with Alabama.[1] Tulane was invited to the Sugar Bowl, where they defeated Temple.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29Chattanooga*W 41–012,000[2]
October 6Auburn
  • Tulane Stadium
  • New Orleans, LA (rivalry)
W 13–0[3]
October 13at FloridaW 28–1215,000[4]
October 20Georgia
  • Tulane Stadium
  • New Orleans, LA
W 7–623,000[5]
October 27Georgia Tech
  • Tulane Stadium
  • New Orleans, LA
W 20–1212,000[6]
November 3Ole Miss
  • Tulane Stadium
  • New Orleans, LA
W 15–0[7]
November 10vs. Colgate*L 6–2040,000[8]
November 17at KentuckyW 20–712,000[9]
November 24Sewanee
  • Tulane Stadium
  • New Orleans, LA
W 32–0[10]
December 1at LSUW 13–1230,000[11]
January 1, 1935vs. Temple*
W 20–1422,206[12]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "1934 Tulane Green Wave Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 10, 2022.
  2. ^ "Greenies wallop Moccasins, 41–0". The Birmingham News. September 30, 1934. Retrieved April 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Tulane shows flashes of form in 13–0 victory". The Atlanta Constitution. October 7, 1934. Retrieved April 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Tulane 28; Florida 12". Tampa Sunday Tribune. October 14, 1934. Retrieved April 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Tulane Wave barely beats Georgia, 7–6". Bradenton Herald. October 21, 1934. Retrieved April 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Tulane stays in title race by nosing out Tech, 20 to 12". The Montgomery Advertiser. October 28, 1934. Retrieved April 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Tulane given scare before defeating Mississippi 15–0". The Knoxville Sunday Journal. November 4, 1934. Retrieved April 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Razzle-dazzle of Colgate stupifies poor Tulane, 20–6". Daily News. November 11, 1934. Retrieved April 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Tulane clips Wildcats for 20 to 7 win". Johnson City Chronicle. November 18, 1934. Retrieved April 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Tulane reserves score easy victory over Sewanee, 32 to 0". Monroe Morning World. November 25, 1934. Retrieved August 13, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Tulane topples L.S.U. by one-point margin, 13–12". The Charlotte Observer. December 2, 1934. Retrieved April 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ "Tulane melts Owls' lead to win 20–14". The Philadelphia Inquirer. January 2, 1935. pp. 13, 15. Retrieved August 13, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.