TULSA POSTGAME NOTES VS. IOWA STATE
Sept. 26, 2013
At the 0:33 mark of the first quarter, Shawn Jackson intercepted Iowa State quarterback Sam Richardson on a tipped pass by junior linebacker Mitchell Osborne. It was Jackson's second interception of the season and the sixth for his career. Osborne's pass breakup was his first of the season and third for his career.
At the 4:58 mark of the second quarter, senior tailback Trey Watts scored his second rushing touchdown of the season on a one-yard run. Watts now has nine career rushing touchdowns and 17 total touchdowns.
At the 4:10 mark of the second quarter, junior defensive end Brentom Todd recorded his first sack of the season and fourth for his career.
At the 3:09 mark of the second quarter, Ja'Terian Douglas recorded his longest career reception on a 40-yard play from Cody Green. His previous long was a 15-yard reception against UTEP during his sophomore season (November 19, 2011).
At the 1:33 mark of the second quarter, junior receiver Thomas Roberson caught his first touchdown pass of the season on a nine-yard strike from Green. Roberson saw his first action of the season after sitting out three games due to injury. He now has seven career receiving touchdowns.
At the 14:45 mark of the fourth quarter, sophomore defensive tackle Derrick Luetjen recorded his second sack of the season and fourth for his career.
At the 6:27 mark of the fourth quarter, sophomore defensive end Derrick Alexander recorded his first sack of the season and the fourth sack for his career.
At the 5:02 mark of the fourth quarter, freshman defensive end Dalton Rodriguez recorded his first career tackle on a sack that resulted in an eight-yard loss.
Ja'Terian Douglas finished the game with 44 yards receiving on three catches. His previous game high was 17 yards on two catches against UTEP during his sophomore season (November 19, 2011).
Trey Watts finished the game with 150 all-purpose yards and now has 4,939 for his career. He surpassed Arnold Jackson (Louisville/1997-2000) and Darius Marshall (Marshall/2007-09) on the C-USA career all-purpose chart and is now in 12th place.
Shawn Jackson led Tulsa's defense with 14 tackles and now has 316 for his career. Jackson moved past DeAundre Brown (2008-12) and Levi Gillen (1994-97) and is now tied for 12th with Dexter McCoil (2009-12) on Tulsa's all-time tackles chart.
Tulsa suffered its first loss at Chapman Stadium since a 48-16 defeat at the hands of #7-ranked Houston (November 26, 2011). The loss broke an eight-game home winning streak and was just the third home loss under Coach Bill Blankenship who is now 12-3 at Chapman Stadium.
Tulsa's four turnovers (three fumbles, one interception) were the most by Tulsa in a game since being intercepted four times against Boise State (September 24, 2011).
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