BOWL GAME PREVIEW: Tulane, surprise champion of The American Conference, goes up against college football heavyweight USC in Today’s Cotton Bowl, 1:00 PM; Green Wave Notes

NEW ORLEANS – The Tulane Football program, fresh off winning the 2022 American Athletic Conference Championship Game over UCF by a 45-28 count, learned Sunday afternoon that its opponent in the 2023 Cotton Bowl Classic will be USC.

The Green Wave (11-2 overall) moved up to 14th in the Associated Press Top 25, 16th in the College Football Playoff Committee ranking and 17th in the AFCA USA Today Coaches Poll.

The Trojans (11-2) were dropped to eighth by the AP and Coaches and 10th by the CFP following their 47-24 loss to Utah in the Pac-12 title game.

Tulane head coach Willie Fritz and USC head coach Lincoln Riley took part in a selection day media session on Sunday. That can be found here.

The Green Wave has its Bowl Central page live online. Click here for all information pertaining to the program’s January 2 contest and make sure to visit to purchase tickets today!

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