Tulsa Postgame Notes vs. Oklahoma
Sept. 14, 2013
TU freshman Dalton Rodriguez saw his first playing time in the Sooners' first drive of the contest.
Trey Watts' rushing touchdown with 00:18 on the clock in the first quarter was his first of the season and the first for the Golden Hurricane on the year.
With his 60 rushing yards today, Trey Watts now has 2,406 to remain in seventh place on Tulsa's all-time list. Ja'Terian Douglas had 20 yards today for 2,239 career yards and ninth place on the chart.
Senior linebacker Shawn Jackson tackled OU quarterback Blake Bell for a loss of one yard with 14:30 on the clock in the second quarter for 39.5 TFLs for -174 yards in his career. He then sacked Bell with 8:10 on the clock in the second quarter for 40.5 TFLs for -180 yards to set a new school record for career TFLs, passing Don Blackmon (1976-1980) and Sam Rayburn (1999-2002) for sole ownership of the record. He also pulled to within one sack of tying the school record of 20 sacks in a career. Jackson finished the day with 3.0 TFL's for -10 yards on the day and with 41.5 TFLs for -183 yards for his career.
Trey Watts' 77-yard punt return was the longest of his career. His previous best was 54-yards for a touchdown against UCF in the Conference USA Championship game on December 1, 2012.
Ja'Terian Douglas' rush for six yards and a touchdown was his first rushing TD for the season and 15th in his career. Eleven of his 15 rushing TDs have measured for more than 15 yards.
Trey Watts began the 2013 season with 122 all-purpose yards against Bowling Green, had 247 against Colorado State and finished with 231 today. His career best for all-purpose yardage was 255 yards in 2012 at Marshall.
Today's attendance of 84,229 was the third largest crowd TU has played in front of. The top two have come at Oklahoma in 2011 (85,260) and 2009 (84,803).
Jordan James' 100-yards receiving is the first time a Tulsa receiver has reached the 100-yard plateau this year. His only other 100-yard receiving game came against SMU on Nov. 24, 2012 when he had nine catches for 145 yards.
Shawn Jackson had 15 tackles, his ninth career double-figure performance. His career best of 16 tackles came against Marshall on Oct. 6, 2012.
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