Byrd nets 251 yards, North Texas tops Tulsa 42-10
Brandin Byrd ran 26 times for 251 yards and three touchdowns on
Saturday to lead North Texas over Tulsa 42-10.
Byrd scored his three touchdowns consecutively over the second
and third quarters to extend the Mean Green lead to 35-10. Byrd’s
second touchdown went for 91 yards.
North Texas (8-4, 6-2 Conference USA) took the lead for good
14-10 in the second quarter when Mike Marshall blocked the Tulsa
punter and Jarrian Roberts returned it 8 yards for the
Antoinne Jimmerson scored the lone points of the fourth quarter
on his second rushing touchdown. Jimmerson added 85 yards and two
touchdowns to the Mean Green running game. They outrushed Tulsa
Tulsa (3-9, 2-6) scored first when Mitchell Osborne forced a
fumble and Will Barrow recovered and returned it 97 yards for a 7-0
Trey Watts rushed 13 times for 75 yards to lead Tulsa’s mostly