Tulane football players set to report on Aug. 2

Associated Press photo by BILL HABER -- Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson watches his team during its spring game March 2 at Tad Gormley Stadium.
Associated Press photo by BILL HABER -- Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson watches his team during its spring game March 2 at Tad Gormley Stadium.

By Ted Lewis

Advocate sportswriter

Tulane will begin preseason football workouts on Friday, Aug. 2, when both the freshman and returning players report.

Due to the ongoing construction of Yulman Stadium, the Green Wave will split workouts between Turchin Stadium, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and the Saints' practice facility.

The practices held at Turchin Stadium - Aug. 3, 6, 7, 8, 12 and 26 are open to the public. All begin at 8:30 AM.

Tulane, entering its second season under Coach Curtis Johnson, will play host to Jackson State on Thursday, Aug. 29.