Scores

Final

North Texas 42

(8-4, 6-2 C-USA)

Tulsa 10

(3-9, 2-6 American)

2:30 PM ET, November 30, 2013

Chapman Stadium, Tulsa, OK

1 2 3 4 T
UNT 7 14 14 742
TLSA 10 0 0 010

Top Performers

Passing: D. Thompson (UNT) - 173 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: B. Byrd (UNT) - 26 CAR, 251 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: D. Smith (UNT) - 3 REC, 51 YDS

Byrd nets 251 yards, North Texas tops Tulsa 42-10

Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- 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 touchdown.

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 372-80.

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 lead.

Trey Watts rushed 13 times for 75 yards to lead Tulsa's mostly ineffective offense.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNT
TLSA
1st Downs2114
Total Yards550236
Passing173114
Rushing377122
Penalties8-561-5
3rd Down Conversions7-163-18
4th Down Conversions0-00-1
Turnovers22
Possession34:3625:24

Passing Leaders

North TexasC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Thompson17/261736.701
TulsaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Evans9/24763.200

Rushing Leaders

North TexasCARYDSAVGTDLG
Byrd262519.7391
Jimmerson12857.1231
TulsaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Watts191146.0026
Douglas8192.4012

Receiving Leaders

North TexasRECYDSAVGTDLG
Smith35117.0032
Chancellor5367.2015
TulsaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lucas44210.5031
Atkinson5357.0011

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUNTTLSA
TD10:53Will Barrow 97 Yd Fumble Return (Carl Salazar Kick) 07
TD02:37Antoinne Jimmerson 12 Yd Run (Zach Paul Kick) 77
FG00:42Carl Salazar 26 Yd 710
SECOND QUARTERUNTTLSA
TD04:52Jarrian Roberts 8 Yd Return Of Blocked Punt (Zach Paul Kick) 1410
TD01:05Brandin Byrd 10 Yd Run (Zach Paul Kick) 2110
THIRD QUARTERUNTTLSA
TD11:25Brandin Byrd 91 Yd Run (Zach Paul Kick) 2810
TD03:25Brandin Byrd 2 Yd Run (Zach Paul Kick) 3510
FOURTH QUARTERUNTTLSA
TD06:56Antoinne Jimmerson 31 Yd Run (Zach Paul Kick) 4210