TULSA GOLDEN HURRICANE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tulsa's Watts has risen from walk-on to elite

(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...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Instagram page for Tulsa’s puppy mascot Goldie may be cutest thing ever (pics)

Meet Goldie. She is the five-month-old Golden Retriever puppy mascot for the Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team. And she is about as adorable of a mascot as a mascot possibly can be. To further enhance the adorableness of little Goldie, Tulsa has set up an Instagram account that chronicles the pup’s preparations before she makes […]The post Instagram page for Tulsa’s puppy...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulsa introducing gold helmets in desperate attempt to blind fans

More shiny stuff today. Tulsa released pictures of their new helmets.
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Conference USA preview: Tulsa, ECU, & Marshall among pack to contend for C-USA Championship

Conference USA is a league with teams that rely a little more on their offense than defense and 2013 brings in more offense with Louisiana Tech joining on; the Bulldogs ranked first nationally in points per game for the 2012 season with an average of over 51 points.With seemingly constant realignment among college football conferences, C-USA will look much different in 2013 and more...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 48 Tulsa Golden Hurricane season preview: Defending conference champs bring back strong offense

No. 48 Tulsa Golden Hurricane (11-3) Coach Bill Blankenship (third season, 19-8 at Tulsa and overall)Returning Starters: 7 offense, 3 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 77 Defending conference champion Tulsa hopes to return to the Liberty Bowl this year. In order to do so, the Golden Hurricane will have to fill some holes in a defense that returns just three starters....
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulsa's Burnham denied extra eligibility

The NCAA has denied Tulsa's appeal seeking a sixth year of eligibility for Bryan Burnham, the team's leading receiver two seasons ago. Burnham was seeking a waiver to play next season for the Golden Hurricane after sustaining a season-ending knee injury in last year's opener against Iowa State. He also missed the 2008 season due to an illness. The NCAA had previously...
Via Fox Sports
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA rejects Tulsa's appeal on Burnham eligibility

The NCAA has denied Tulsa's appeal seeking a sixth year of eligibility for Bryan Burnham, the team's leading receiver two seasons ago. Burnham was seeking a waiver to play next season for the Golden Hurricane after sustaining a season-ending knee injury in last year's opener against Iowa State. He also missed the 2008 season due to an illness. The NCAA had previously...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa State's Ethan Tuftee takes home rib eating crown at Liberty Bowl

When it comes to bowl games, there's the actual game and then there's all the other activities players get to take part in as part of the pregame festivities. For Iowa State and Tulsa, those activites included a rib eating contest as part of the Liberty's Bowl team welcome party Thursday night. Representing Iowa State was starting offensive lineman, Ethan Tuftee, who...
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December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

UCF comes up just short in road loss to Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Cody Green connected with Keyarris Garrett for three touchdown passes Saturday and Tulsa held on to beat UCF 23-21 in a battle of Conference USA division leaders. The win sealed the West Division title for Tulsa (9-2, 7-0) and gives the Golden Hurricane the upper hand for home-field advantage for the championship game Dec. 1. Trey Watts ran for 122 yards for...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Tyler Wilson

Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson met with the media to preview the Tulsa game. Wilson said he was disappointed for some of his mistakes against Ole Miss and knows the Golden Hurricane will play hard.
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October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

#68 Tulsa Golden Hurricane: College Football 77 in 77

Does completely land-locked Tulsa really get a lot of hurricanes? And how exactly does one have a hurricane of the golden variety? I guess those are some pretty strong storms to come all the way from the Gulf of Mexico into Oklahoma. Such is the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, who are becoming one of the more interesting college football programs in C-USA. This year, quarterback Cody Green...
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June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Premature Preview: The Tulsa Golden Hurricane

By Jackson Leuschen, CycloneFanatic.com Contributor Follow Jackson on Twitter @jaleu11  Fresh off of an 8-5 season and a 7-1 mark in Conference USA, the University of Tulsa enters 2012 with their eyes set on 10 wins and a conference championship in head coach Bill Blankenship’s second season. A huge key to the success of the Golden Hurricane over the past three years has been...
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May 30, 2012  |  Discuss
TRICKY COUGARS

Video: BYU pulls off fake spike to beat Tulsa

The BYU Cougars took on the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes in the Bell Helicopter Bowl. The final play of the game came down to the BYU Quarterback doing his best Dan Marino impression and fake spiking the ball and throwing it to an open Wide Receiver. Rarely do you see this play run and actually work. Tulsa, you gotta be ready for plays like this man.
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December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Football. Tulsa's Tyrunn Walker Named to Final Ted Hendricks Watch List

University of Tulsa defensive end Tyrunn Walker was named to the Ted Hendricks Mid-Season Watch List, which is now in its final form and includes 19 players. The Ted Hendricks Award recognizes the nation's top defensive end.
Via tulsahurricane.com
November 22, 2011  |  Discuss
DOME PIECE

Tulsa is embracing the hipster helmet

At this point, the masterminds leading the “let’s make a crazy helmet” are bored and really don’t care much about appearance at all. Either that or they’re embracing style, and you wouldn’t really know much about that, would you? (Their words not mine) The folks at Tulsa showed off the helmet above, which they will [...]
Via Kegs 'n Eggs Verified_ybn
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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