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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).