Tulsa
Utah
13 - 25 Final
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Utah looks to keep bowl winning streak alive vs. Tulsa

Dec 23, 2006 - 4:44 PM Tulsa (8-4) at Utah (7-5) Armed Forces Bowl 8:00 pm EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (Ticker) - Utah's knack for winning bowl games has become habit-forming in recent years.

The Utes can extend their bowl winning streak to six and finish their season with four victories in five contests Saturday when they face Tulsa in the Armed Forces Bowl.

After dropping three of its first seven bowl games, Utah has won five in a row, including two triumphs in the Las Vegas Bowl, and one each the Liberty and Fiesta before last year's 38-10 win over Georgia Tech in the Emerald Bowl.

The Utes had a three-game winning streak snapped by yielding 19 fourth-quarter points - including a touchdown on the final play - in their regular-season finale, a 33-31 loss to Brigham Young on November 25.

Defensive back Eric Weddle was named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. The senior collected 58 tackles and six interceptions.

Tulsa won six consecutive contests from late September through October before dropping November contests to Houston, Rice and SMU. However, the Golden Hurricanes recovered with a 38-3 rout of Tulane on November 24.

Making its 14th bowl appearance, Tulsa posted a 31-24 victory over Fresno State in last year's Liberty Bowl to cap a 9-4 season.

Junior Paul Smith has thrown for 5,713 career yards and needs 109 to tie John Fitzgerald for second place in school history. He has completed nearly 64 percent of his passes (461-of-721) and has tossed 36 touchdowns.

Tulsa has won two of the three previous encounters against Utah, including a 21-13 victory in 1997.








  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    TULSA 0 7 0 6 13
    UTAH 3 6 10 6 25 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: UTAH - FG, LOUIE SAKODA 44 YD, 7:10. UTAH
    3-0
    2ND QUARTER: TULSA - TD, PAUL SMITH 1 YD RUN (JAROD
    TRACY KICK), 1:59. TULSA 7-3
    UTAH - FG, LOUIE SAKODA 39 YD

    Dec 23 11:24 PM



  • TD UTAH ERIC WEDDLE 4 YD RUN (TWO-POINT CONVERSION FAILED)





    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 11:11 PM


  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF ARMED FORCES BOWL
    TD UTAH
    ERIC WEDDLE 4 YD RUN
    (TWO-POINT CONVERSION FAILED)
    TULSA 13
    UTAH 25 1:05 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 11:11 PM


  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF TULSA 7
    UTAH 19 10:44 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 10:52 PM



  • TD TULSA PAUL SMITH 1 YD RUN (PAT FAILED)






    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 10:49 PM



  • TD TULSA PAUL SMITH 1 YD RUN (PAT FAILED)






    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 10:49 PM


  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF ARMED FORCES BOWL
    TD TULSA
    PAUL SMITH 1 YD RUN
    (PAT FAILED)
    TULSA 13
    UTAH 19 10:54 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 10:49 PM


  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF END, 3RD QTR 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    TULSA 0 7 0 7
    UTAH 3 6 10 19 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: UTAH - FG, LOUIE SAKODA 44 YD, 7:10. UTAH
    3-0
    2ND QUARTER: TULSA - TD, PAUL SMITH 1 YD RUN (JAROD
    TRACY KICK), 1:59. TULSA 7-3
    UTAH - FG, LOUIE SAK

    Dec 23 10:39 PM



  • FG UTAH LOUIE SAKODA 34 YD





    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 10:28 PM


  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF ARMED FORCES BOWL
    FG UTAH
    LOUIE SAKODA 34 YD
    TULSA 7
    UTAH 19 3:02 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 10:28 PM



  • TD UTAH BRENT CASTEEL 10 YD PASS FROM BRETT RATLIFF (LOUIE SAKODA KICK)







    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 10:06 PM



  • TD UTAH BRENT CASTEEL 10 YD PASS FROM BRETT RATLIFF (LOUIE SAKODA KICK)







    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 10:06 PM



  • TD UTAH BRENT CASTEEL 10 YD PASS FROM BRETT RATLIFF (LOUIE SAKODA KICK)







    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 10:06 PM


  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF ARMED FORCES BOWL
    TD UTAH
    BRENT CASTEEL 10 YD PASS FROM BRETT RATLIFF
    (LOUIE SAKODA KICK)
    TULSA 7
    UTAH 16 11:51 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 10:06 PM



  • FG UTAH LOUIE SAKODA 41 YD





    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 9:36 PM


  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF ARMED FORCES BOWL
    FG UTAH
    LOUIE SAKODA 41 YD
    TULSA 7
    UTAH 9 0:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Dec 23 9:36 PM


  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF ARMED FORCES BOWL
    FG UTAH
    LOUIE SAKODA 41 YD
    TULSA 7
    UTAH 9 0:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 9:36 PM



  • FG UTAH LOUIE SAKODA 39 YD





    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 9:01 PM


  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF ARMED FORCES BOWL
    FG UTAH
    LOUIE SAKODA 39 YD
    TULSA 7
    UTAH 6 8:50 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 9:01 PM



  • TD TULSA PAUL SMITH 1 YD RUN (JAROD TRACY KICK)






    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 8:50 PM



  • TD TULSA PAUL SMITH 1 YD RUN (JAROD TRACY KICK)






    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 8:50 PM


  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF ARMED FORCES BOWL
    TD TULSA
    PAUL SMITH 1 YD RUN
    (JAROD TRACY KICK)
    TULSA 7
    UTAH 3 13:01 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 8:50 PM


  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF END, 1ST QTR 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    TULSA 0 0
    UTAH 3 3 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: UTAH - FG, LOUIE SAKODA 44 YD, 7:10. UTAH
    3-0

    Dec 23 8:41 PM



  • FG UTAH LOUIE SAKODA 44 YD





    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 8:21 PM


  • ARMED FORCES BOWL
    AT FORT WORTH TX
    NCAAF ARMED FORCES BOWL
    FG UTAH
    LOUIE SAKODA 44 YD
    TULSA 0
    UTAH 3 7:50 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Tulsa vs. UtahDec 23 8:21 PM