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Tulsa at Florida Atlantic

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In week 3 the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes (1-1 overall) travel to FAU Football Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida to face the Florida Atlantic Owls (0-2 overall) Saturday.

Tulsa lost to Oklahoma 52-7 last week. The Golden Hurricanes were led by Dane Evans who had 204 passing yards and 1 TD. He also had 2 interceptions. James Flanders led the rushing game with 54 yards on 13 carries. In addition, Keevan Lucas led the wide receivers with 84 yards and 1 TD on 10 receptions.

Tulsa’s defense allowed 580 yards and 52 points last week. They had 0 forced turnovers.

Florida Atlantic lost to Alabama last week 41-0. The Owls were led by quarterback Greg Hankerson who had 88 yards on 12 completed passes. Jay Warren led the rushing attack with 56 yards on 9 carries. Lucky Whitehead led the wide receivers with 32 yards up on 6 receptions.

The Florida Atlantic Owls defense allowed 620 yards and 41 points last week. In addition, they had 1 fumble recovery.

Keys to Tulsa win

The Tulsa Golden Hurricanes are coming off a loss to a top 5 team and are looking to get back to winning games this week against Florida Atlantic. The Golden Hurricanes are going to need Dane Evans to play a good game this week and not turn the ball over. In addition, the Golden Hurricanes defense also needs to play better than last week.

Keys to Florida Atlantic win

The Florida Atlantic Owls are also coming off a loss to a top 5 team last week and are looking to get their first win of the season. The Owls are going to need Greg Hankerson to play much better than last week.

Key Injuries

Tulsa
Demarco Nelson, Derek Patterson

Favorite

Even

Conclusion

It will be a close game on Saturday. However, Tulsa should get the win if Dane Evans plays a good game, and their defense tightens up.

About David Campbell

David makes his home in Guatemala and follows the worlds greatest games from there. David contributes on all leagues across the world and had over 25 years experience. He has covered 10 World Cups and will do so again this year in Brazil.

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