Tulane QB Michael Pratt out for Friday night against Houston

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Tulane starting quarterback Michael Pratt will not start for the Green Wave in their American Athletic Conference opener Friday night at Houston.

Second stringer Justin Ibieta, a redshirt freshman out of Country Day, is expected to make his first career college start behind center for Tulane (3-1). He has made eight appearances at QB for the Wave in his career including two this season in blowout wins over UMass and Alcorn State.

True freshman Carson Haggard is listed third on Tulane’s depth chart.

Sources tell CCS that Pratt is dealing with an AC joint injury. Tulane practices this week were not open to the media.

Kickoff aginst Houston (2-2) is slated for 6 p.m. at John O’Quinn Field at TDECU Stadium in a nationally televised matchup on ESPN.

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