Tulsa gets heroic efforts from third-string quarterback, linebacker in improbable comeback victory

Tulsa wanted a hero on Thursday night time and as an alternative, it were given two.

Tulsa quarterback Davis Brin used to be the third-stringer entering the workforce’s house recreation in opposition to Tulane however performed one of the vital heroes for a second within the ultimate seconds of legislation.

Brin heaved an extended cross into the tip zone with time working out within the fourth quarter — hoping any person in a Golden Storm uniform would come down with it.

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The loopy plan labored.

JuanCarlos Santana stuck the ball at the back of the tip zone. It used to be a 37-yard landing cross and the additional level tied the sport at 21 and compelled extra time.

Brin got here into the sport after Tulsa beginning quarterback Zach Smith and backup Seth Boomer have been each pressured to go out with accidents.

Within the first extra time, the Golden Storm and the Inexperienced Wave traded box objectives to deliver the rating to 24-24. Tulsa would get the victory within the subsequent extra time body.

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Tulsa linebacker Zaven Collins would intercept a cross from Michael Pratt and go back it 94 yards for the game-winning landing.

In his reduction position, Brin used to be 18-for-28 with 266 passing yards and two landing passes. He threw the opposite cross to Josh Johnson.

Corey Taylor II led the workforce in speeding with 132 yards on 19 carries. Santana had 8 catches for 138 yards and Johnson seven catches for 95 yards.

Pratt had two landing passes in spite of best throwing for 76 yards. Stephon Hunderson led the Inexperienced Wave with 98 speeding yards and a landing.

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Tulsa will most probably stay within the AP Best 25 with the shut victory. The Golden Storm transfer to Five-1 at the season. Tulane falls to Five-Five.

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