Brewer’s 262 yards, 3 TDs fuels Tulsa over Louisiana 66-42
TULSA, Okla. (AP) D’Angelo Brewer rushed for a career-high 262 yards and three of Tulsa’s eight rushing touchdowns to help the Golden Hurricane beat Louisiana 66-42 Saturday night.
Corey Taylor II punched in from the 4 midway through the second quarter to break a 17-17 tie and Tulsa led 38-23 by halftime. The Golden Hurricane did not punt in the first half. Louisiana scored twice in first eight minutes of the third quarter to come within 38-35. Jordan Davis passed 19 yards to Elijah Mitchell and then ran one in himself, his second of the game, from the 9. The Cajuns missed both point-after tries.
Tulsa scored four more times in the final 19 minutes, Brewer twice, Shamari Brooks and Chad President. The American Athletic Conference tweeted during the game that Brewer was eight yards shy of the conference rushing record.
Tulsa announced that the university and fans at the game have combined to donate $55,000 for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.