Tulsa Concludes Drills with Spring Game
April 17, 2010
Tulsa, Oklahoma - The Tulsa football team concluded spring drills on Saturday night with the annual Spring Game at H.A. Chapman Stadium.
The offense edged the defense in a sophisticated scoring system, 39-32 in regulation. For the game, the offense scored six touchdowns, while the defensive unit had 10 tackles for lost yardage, led by Odrick Rays' three sacks for -26 yards. The defense also had five pass breakups in addition to one interception.
Individually, quarterback G.J. Kinne completed 11-of-23 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns. Charles Clay caught four passes for 67 yards and one TD, while Damaris Johnson had two receptions for 39 yards and one TD. Alex Singleton rushed seven times for 58 yards and one TD, while Jamad Williams had gained 47 yards and one TD on 11 catches.
Safety DeAundre Brown had the first big play of the game as he intercepted a Kinne pass on the third offensive play of the game. It was the only turnover of the game for the offense. On the subsequent possession, Kinne drove the offense 80 yards in eight plays as Charles Clay scored from 28 yards out on a pass from Kinne.
The Tulsa defense shut down the offense on the next five possessions before Kinne ran in from one yard out to cap a 34-yard, seven-play drive.
After a 15-minute halftime intermission, the Tulsa offense came out and went 73 yards in seven plays for a touchdown as Kinne threw the final 31 yards to Damaris Johnson for the score.
After a three-and-out, Shavodrick Beaver took the offensive controls and led the Hurricane offense on a 71-yard touchdown drive. Beaver completed passes of 18 yards to Willie Carter and 32 yards to Jameel Owens to the four-yard line. Alex Singleton ran in for the score from four yards out.
On a drive beginning from the 35-yard line, Beaver led the offense to a touchdown on seven plays as Beaver ran in from the three-yard line for the score.
The game ended with an overtime session. Kinne and the offense took possession at the 25-yard line and Jamad Williams 11-yard run capped the scoring drive.
Offensive Scoring Plays G.J. Kinne 28 pass to Charles Clay (Fitzpatrick PAT) 8-80 yds G.J Kinne 1 run (Fitzpatrick PAT) 7-34 yds G.J. Kinne 31 pass to Damaris Johnson (Fitzpatrick PAT) 7-73 yds Alex Singleton 4 run (Fitzpatrick PAT) 9-71 yds Shavodrick Beaver 3 run (Fitzpatrick PAT) 7-35 yds Jamad Williams 11 run (Fitzpatrick NG) 2-25 yds
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