TULSA POSTGAME NOTES VS. COLORADO STATE
Sep 7, 2013
At the 7:18 mark of the first quarter, senior running back Ja'Terian Douglas caught his first career touchdown pass on a 17-yard pass from Cody Green. The scoring play also marked Douglas' longest career reception.
At the 6:24 mark of the first quarter, sophomore safety Michael Mudoh recorded his first career interception and returned it for seven yards.
At the 12:57 mark of the third quarter, sophomore defensive tackle Derrick Luetjen recorded his first career forced fumble.
On that same play, junior defensive end Brentom Todd picked up his third career fumble recovery.
At the 9:56 mark of the third quarter, junior placekicker Carl Salazar kicked his first career field goal from 31 yards.
With no time on the clock, junior placekicker Carl Salazar kicked his third field goal of the game from 34 yards to give Tulsa the 30-27 victory.
Cody Green threw three touchdown passes for the fourth time in his career (third at Tulsa, once at Nebraska) and third time in the last six games.
Trey Watts finished the game with 154 rushing yards. It was his seventh career 100-yard rushing game and his second most rushing yards in a game. Watts had 159 yards rushing against Oklahoma State (9/17/2011).
The last time a Tulsa player rushed for to 100 yards in a game, Watts ran for Trey 149 yards against Iowa State in the Auto Zone Liberty Bowl (12/31/12).
Trey Watts now has 2,348 career rushing yards. He moved past Gordon Brown (1984-85) and Ken Lacy (1979-82), respectively, and is now seventh on Tulsa's career rushing chart.
Ja'Terian Douglas rushed for 43 yards in the game and now has 2,219 career rushing yards. He surpassed Gordon Brown (1984-85) and is now ninth on Tulsa's career rushing chart.
Colorado State's 113 passing yards are the fewest allowed by the Tulsa defense since the Hurricane held Memphis to 82 passing yards in a 48-7 victory (10/2/10).
The win marked head coach Bill Blankenship's 20th career victory in 29 games at Tulsa.
Tulsa finished with 429 yards of total offense. It was the 15th time Tulsa has produced 400 yards or more in 29 games under Blankenship.
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