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Tulane extends Willie Fritz's contract to 2023

Willie Fritz is signed with the Wave through 2023. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune Willie Fritz is signed with the Wave through 2023. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune
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Tulane extended the contract of head football coach Willie Fritz through the 2023 season. In two seasons with the Wave, Fritz has posted a 9-15 record.

"I couldn’t be more excited with the direction in which our football program is headed," Fritz said in a release. "It is an absolute joy to coach at this institution. We have total buy-in from everyone on our staff to our administration, and I know we have a bright future.”

The Green Wave open the 2018 season on Thursday, Aug. 30 at Yulman Stadium against Wake Forest. 

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