TULSA, Okla. (AP) D'Angelo Brewer ran for 164 yards and three touchdowns to help Tulsa roll over San Jose State 45-10 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night.
Dane Evans threw for 198 yards and a TD, Keevan Lucas had 112 yards receiving, and James Flanders added 82 yards rushing for Tulsa. The Golden Hurricane held a 512-287 edge in total yards, and a 305-53 lead in rushing.
Already leading 17-7, Tulsa's Jesse Brubaker intercepted a Kenny Potter pass and returned it 24 yards for a score to give Tulsa 24-7 advantage after one quarter. The Golden Hurricane never looked back, building a 45-7 lead into the fourth quarter.
Potter finished with 234 yards passing and one TD for the Spartans, a 64-yard strike to Rahshead Johnson.
Tulsa has won its last three openers and the victory broke a 3-3 tie in the all-time series between the schools.