Tulane quarterback Michael Pratt has faced an Alex Grinch defense before. He has gone up against a Lincoln Riley team before.
It was September 4, 2021. Tulane paid a visit to Oklahoma in a game originally scheduled to be hosted by the Green Wave in New Orleans. The location was moved at the last minute because of a hurricane. Tulane wasn’t ultimately bothered by the location change. The Green Wave trailed by five points and had 4th and 1 in Oklahoma territory in the final minutes before failing to convert that short-yardage situation. Oklahoma held on for a tenuous and not-very-convincing 40-35 win. Tulane QB Michael Pratt was a big reason the Green Wave almost toppled Alex Grinch and Lincoln Riley.
Group of Five and AAC football analyst Steve Helwick talked about the qualities and components Michael Pratt brings to the table for Tulane in the upcoming Cotton Bowl matchup against USC. Helwick joined Trojans Wire at The Voice of College Football to preview Monday’s bowl showcase: