1) Can the Tulane offensive line keep Ed Oliver from wrecking the offense? Mr. Oliver is arguably the best defensive player in the nation, and any offensive plans the Green Wave has must take him into account.
2) Make D’Eriq King a pocket passer. King has shown himself to be a dynamic playmaker with his arm and his legs but he is relatively short at 5’11 and due to time spent at receiver he may not be as adept at passing from the pocket.
3) Jonathan Banks, Tulane quarterback must have a great game making decisions. As the quarterback of a zone option team Banks’ decisions make the running game go, and this week he must be spot on with his reads on the option