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Tulane fires Curtis Johnson

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Tulane made it official Saturday morning when the school fired football coach Curtis Johnson. 

Johnson finished 15-34 in his four seasons, culminating with a 45-34 loss to Tulsa on Friday evening. 

"I want to thank CJ for his hard work and his dedication to rebuilding the Green Wave football program. His efforts were rewarded in 2013 when Tulane reached its first bowl in 11 years. Since then, however, the program has not progressed to the level that we aspire to," said Tulane athletic director Rick Dickson in a press release.

Tulane also indicated the hiring process for Johnson's successor will begin as soon as the school finds Dickson's replacement, which could come early this week. Dickson is retiring in June.

Read more:  http://www.nola.com/tulane/index.ssf/2015/11/tulane_fires_football_coach_cu.html


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