TULSA @ UTEP PREVIEW

The Golden Hurricane visit the Sun Bowl Saturday night to square off against the UTEP Miners. If both teams have success passing the ball as planned, this game could end Sunday morning.


Both teams go into this game 1-0 which means the winner is 1st place in C-USA West. The loser drops to 1-1 and is in the middle of the pack. Tulsa has won 4 out of the last 5 and won last year 30-20 at Skelly Stadium.

Team Stats Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
TULSA ---------- 37.2 552.8 371.0 181.8 4.2 10.5
UTEP ------------ 33.0 395.6 211.2 184.4 4.9 7.2

Def Stats Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
TULSA--- 39.0 482.0 278.2 203.8 5.1 7.5
UTEP----- 27.4 423.2 277.0 146.2 4.2 6.2

Individual Stats
Tulsa Passing CMP% YDS TD INT
P. Smith------------62.2 1444 13 6

UTEP Passing CMP% YDS TD INT
T. Vittatoe------------48.8 976 7 2

Tulsa Rushing CAR YDS AVG TD
T. Adams -----------79 434 5.5 3
J. Williams ---------32 133 4.2 0

UTEP Rushing CAR YDS AVG TD
M. Thomas ---------89 471 5.3 8
L. Sam ---------------21 158 7.5 3

Tulsa Receiving REC YDS AVG TD
B. Marion --------------7 318 45.4 4
T. Johnson ----------14 291 20.8 2

UTEP Receiving REC YDS AVG TD
J. West ---------------15 309 20.6 1
J. Moturi --------------18 278 15.4 5

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