Scores

Final

UTEP 19

(4-6, 1-4 away)

Tulane 34

(3-7, 2-5 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 10, 2007

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA

1 2 3 4 T
UTEP 0 10 3 619
TULN 10 7 7 1034

Top Performers

Passing: T. Vittatoe (UTEP) - 308 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: M. Forte (TULN) - 38 CAR, 171 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Williams (TULN) - 8 REC, 188 YDS, 2 TD

Tulane 34, UTEP 19

Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Matt Forte rushed for a pair of touchdowns and Jeremy Williams caught two more to lead Tulane to a 34-19 victory over Texas-El Paso Saturday night.

Forte, who rushed for 171 yards, became Tulane's career touchdown leader with 39.

UTEP's Trevor Vittatoe completed 28 of 43 for 308 yards and a touchdown.

Anthony Scelfo completed 7 of 11 for 167 yards and a 43-yard touchdown.

Tulane (3-7) held UTEP (4-6), which had been averaging 43.4 points a game to just 24 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UTEP
TULN
1st Downs2019
Total Yards412485
Passing308277
Rushing104208
Penalties4-455-40
3rd Down Conversions3-137-15
4th Down Conversions2-41-2
Turnovers10
Possession28:1931:41

Passing Leaders

UTEPC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Vittatoe28/433087.211
TulaneC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Scelfo7/1116715.210

Rushing Leaders

UTEPCARYDSAVGTDLG
Thomas1112411.3159
Sam4123.007
TulaneCARYDSAVGTDLG
Forte381714.5218
Anderson14343.0043

Receiving Leaders

UTEPRECYDSAVGTDLG
West58216.4026
Thomas7689.7019
TulaneRECYDSAVGTDLG
Williams818823.5256
Batiste24522.5042

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUTEPTULN
TD11:12Jeremy Williams 43 Yd Pass From Anthony Scelfo (Ross Thevenot Kick)
Drive: 9 plays, 80 yds, 3:48
07
FG01:08Ross Thevenot 36 Yd
Drive: 5 plays, 53 yds, 1:41
010
SECOND QUARTERUTEPTULN
TD12:00Jeremy Williams 23 Yd Pass From Kevin Moore (Ross Thevenot Kick)
Drive: 7 plays, 69 yds, 2:41
017
TD10:35Marcus Thomas 59 Yd Run (Jose Martinez Kick)
Drive: 3 plays, 74 yds, 1:25
717
FG06:20Jose Martinez 42 Yd
Drive: 6 plays, 29 yds, 2:20
1017
THIRD QUARTERUTEPTULN
TD03:06Matt Forte 1 Yd Run (Ross Thevenot Kick) 1024
FG00:04Jose Martinez 21 Yd 1324
FOURTH QUARTERUTEPTULN
TD12:53Matt Forte 4 Yd Run (Ross Thevenot Kick) 1331
TD09:16Jeff Moturi 12 Yd Pass From Trevor Vittatoe (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 1931
FG04:37Ross Thevenot 20 Yd 1934