Tulsa vs. Memphis Post-Game Notes
Tulsa Post-Game Notes vs. Memphis This game is the inaugural Conference USA contest for the Golden Hurricane. Tulsa has played in the Western Athletic Conference the previous nine seasons.
Tulsa has scored over 30 points in 10 of 14 home games since Steve Kragthorpe became head coach.
Tulsa has scored 30+ points in 13 of 14 wins under Head Coach Steve Kragthorpe.
Tulsa's record now in Homecoming games is 43-34-3.
Dating back to last year, Tulsa has now played its third overtime game in the last 10 contests. Tulsa is now 1-2 in overtime games.
Garrett Mills has now caught a pass in 31 straight games dating back to Nov.16, 2002 against San Jose State when he caught one pass for 14 yards.
Mills also caught his 16th and 17th career receiving touchdown, and had his third straight 100+ receiving game and fourth of his career.
For the fourth straight game, Garrett Mills caught the first pass of the game for Tulsa.
Tulsa's touchdown at the 5:12 mark of the first quarter was the first score for the Hurricane in the first quarter this season.
True freshman Moton Hopkins started his first career game at defensive end for Tulsa.
Uril Parrish scored his third career receiving touchdown with a career-long 42-yard reception in the second quarter.
Tarrion Adams' 64-yard touchdown run was the longest run since Nov. 15, 2003 against Louisiana Tech when Eric Richardson had an 80-yard TD run.
Tulsa's 272 yards of total offense in the first half was a season-high for the Hurricane in the first half of a game this year. The previous-high first half was 154 yards last week against North Texas.
Chris Kindred had a career-long 61-yard punt. His previous-best was 56 yards in 2004.
In four games this year, Paul Smith has now surpassed the 200-yard passing plateau in two of those games -- Oklahoma and Memphis.
DeAngelo Williams is the third back this year to rush for over 200 yards against Tulsa. The other two are Minnesota's Laurence Maroney (21-203) and Oklahoma's Adrian Peterson (32-220).
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