Players of the Game: Tulsa

The Bobcats were able come away with their first road victory of the season in a large part due to these key players. BI names their players of the game for Week 5.

Offense: QB Tyler Jones (So.)

Tyler Jones was the biggest producer for the Bobcats offensively in a clutch performance by the young signal caller. Jones finished 21-31 with 228 yards passing and two TD's, while adding 50 yards and another score on the ground.

Jones was very efficient on the night, and finished the game turnover free. Jones converted a clutch 4th down conversion, in the first overtime to extend the game as well as an 24 yard completion to (Sr.) TE Bradley Miller on third down to set up the Terrence Franks game winning TD run in the third and final OT.

Defense (Co-Players): LB David Mayo (Sr.) and DE Michael Odiari (Sr.)

David Mayo and Michael Odiari both stepped up big for the Bobcats on Saturday, both having their best performances of the season. Mayo finished with 20 Tackles while Odiari wreaked havoc in the backfield recording 13 tackles, 3 for a loss, and a sack.

Odiari took charge on the D-line and took it upon himself to get involved early and often. Without Odiari's presence in the trenches, this game could have had a much different result. Mayo, had a career high in tackles and was seemingly in on every play patrolling the center of the defense. With the combined effort of these two players, Texas State was able to hold a fairly high octane offense to only three points through the first three quarters.

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