With just one win in Conference USA play and two on the season, Tulsa (2-7, 1-4) was not expected to compete with Marshall (6-3, 4-1) even on their home field. Not only did the Golden Hurricane compete, but they had a 34-31 lead late in the fourth quarter before allowing two touchdowns to give the Thundering Herd the game. Marshall’s run defense was struggling heading into the...
Another Watts had a chance to shine on Owen Field, albeit in a losing effort for Tulsa on Saturday.
With his famous father cheering on the Golden Hurricane, running back Trey Watts rolled up 231 all-purpose yards and scored a touchdown in Tulsa's 51-20 loss to No. 14 Oklahoma.
Watts' father is J.C. Watts, a former standout quarterback who led Oklahoma to two Orange Bowl...
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September 14, 2013
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer Trey Watts is taking the time these days to appreciate his rise from former walk-on to one of Conference USA's best.
Watts, a senior running back for Tulsa, leads a talented returning offensive unit this season for the Golden Hurricane - which finished 11-3 last season and won Conference USA.
The 5-foot-11, 200-pound Watts...
Last year, Tulsa began and ended with the same opponent — Iowa State. The Golden Hurricane lost the first contest at Ames, Iowa, but got revenge with a 31-17 Liberty Bowl victory. After that loss in the opener, the Hurricane won seven straight and then went 3-2 down the stretch, including a win in the Conference USA championship game.
Head coach Bill Blankenship brings a 19...
Trey Watts rushed for 149 yards, Alex Singleton ran for three scores and Tulsa beat Iowa State 31-17 on Monday in the Liberty Bowl, avenging a season-opening loss to the Cyclones.
Iowa State rallied to beat Tulsa 38-23 on Sept. 1, but the Golden Hurricane put together the comeback in the rematch. Tulsa trailed 17-7 at the end of the first quarter.
The Golden Hurricane (11-3) posted...
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December 31, 2012