Salazar Field Goal Caps Comeback Victory For Golden Hurricane
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -
Carl Salazar hit a game-winning 34-yard field goal with no time remaining to give Tulsa a 30-27 victory over Colorado State Saturday night.
Tulsa (1-1) scored 13 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to complete the 10-point comeback. Tulsa cut the Rams lead to seven points on a 23-yard Salazar field goal with 13:12 remaining. Tulsa tied the score at the 7:01 mark when Cody Green threw a 15-yard touchdown to Derek Patterson. Tulsa went 57 yards in five plays before Salazar hit his third field goal of the night.
Green threw three touchdown passes for 212 yards to lead Tulsa. Trey Watts added 152 yards on 22 carries.
Garrett Grayson was 12 of 29 for 108 yards for Colorado State (0-2), including two touchdowns and two interceptions. Chris Nwoke ran for 97 yards and a 1-yard TD run.
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