Tulsa’s new head football coach Kevin Wilson got an opening season win with a 42-7 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff at H.A. Chapman Stadium.
Tulsa had an impressive 517 total yards while UAPB had 252.
TU’s offense was led by backup quarterback Cardell Williams, who completed 13-of-14 passes for 233 yards and three touchdowns plus a rushing TD in his college debut.
Marquis Shoulders caught five passes for 132 yards and two TDs, the latter giving TU a 28-7 halftime lead. Jordan Ford added 19 rushes for 110 yards and a TD.
Tulsa’s next game is at 10thranked Washington on Sept. 9.