TULSA POSTGAME NOTES VS. UTSA
Nov. 2, 2013
At the 7:35 mark of the first quarter, UTSA scored the first points of the game on a five-yard touchdown pass from Eric Soza to Evans Okotcha. Tulsa's opponents have scored first in six of eight games.
At the 6:10 mark of the first quarter, sophomore defensive end Derrick Alexander recorded his team-leading fifth sack of the season and eighth for his career.
Tulsa allowed 14 points in the first quarter, matching the most first quarter points allowed this season (vs. Rice/October 5, 2013).
At the 6:02 mark of the second quarter, UTSA extended its lead to 24-0 after an 84-yard touchdown run by Kam Jones. It was Tulsa's largest first half deficit this season, surpassing the 20-point deficit accrued against Oklahoma (September 14, 2013).
At the end of the first half, Tulsa trailed UTSA 24-0, marking the second time this season the Hurricane did not score in the first half. The previous occurrence was in the season opener against Bowling Green (August 29, 2013) when Tulsa trailed 6-0 after the first half.
At the 8:55 mark of the third quarter, junior cornerback Austin McDaniel recorded his first career tackle for loss that resulted in a five-yard loss.
At the 1:04 mark of the third quarter, freshman receiver Keevan Lucas recorded his longest career reception on a 56-yard pass from freshman quarterback Dane Evans. The pass play was also Evans' longest career completion.
At the :08 mark of the third quarter, Evans threw his second career touchdown pass on a nine-yard throw to senior receiver Jordan James. The scoring play was James' second touchdown of the season and fifth for his career.
At the 6:19 mark of the fourth quarter, Derrick Alexander recorded his first career fumble recovery.
At the 3:52 mark of the fourth quarter, Calcagni recorded his first career touchdown pass on a six-yard throw to freshman receiver Josh Atkinson. It was also Atkinson's first career touchdown.
Senior tailback Trey Watts finished the game with 109 rushing yards. It was his fourth 100-yard rushing game of the season and 11th for his career.
Watts finished the game with 2,923 career rushing yards. He surpassed Darius Marshall (Marshall/2007-09) for 15th on the C-USA all-time rushing chart.
Watts finished the game with 151 all-purpose yards. It was his 12th consecutive game with at least 100 all-purpose yards and 25th for this career.
Watts now has 5,555 career all-purpose yards. He surpassed Patrick Edwards (Houston/2008-11) for ninth on the C-USA all-time all-purpose yards chart.
Dane Evans finished the game with a career-best 159 passing yards.
Keevan Lucas finished the game with a career-best 87 receiving yards on five receptions
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