Scores

Final

Tulsa 18

(3-3, 1-2 American)

SMU 21

(4-2, 3-0 American)

8:00 PM ET, October 9, 2010

Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, TX

1 2 3 4 T
TLSA 7 0 3 818
SMU 7 7 7 021

Top Performers

Passing: K. Padron (EWU) - 381 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: G. Kinne (TLSA) - 12 CAR, 38 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: D. Johnson (SMU) - 8 REC, 102 YDS, 1 TD

SMU 21, Tulsa 18

Associated Press

DALLAS -- Kyle Padron threw for 381 yards and three touchdowns to lead SMU to a 21-18 win over Tulsa on Saturday night.

It was the fourth time in Padron's career he threw more than 300 yards and marked the best start for the Mustangs (4-2, 3-0 USA) since 1986 when they started 5-1.

The Golden Hurricane (3-3, 1-2) got on the board first with a short scoring run by quarterback G.J. Kinne early in the first quarter.

But the Mustangs came back with Padron's three unanswered touchdown passes, one each to Darius Johnson, Cole Beasley and Bradley Haynes. They were up 21-7 early in the third quarter.

Tulsa's Kevin Fitzpatrick hit a field goal later in the third quarter and Kinne ran for his second TD in the fourth to tighten the score to 21-18 with less than seven minutes left.

SMU slowed things down on the next drive, however, and held onto the ball for the win.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TLSA
SMU
1st Downs2123
Total Yards364487
Passing229381
Rushing135106
Penalties3-305-49
3rd Down Conversions6-147-14
4th Down Conversions0-10-0
Turnovers02
Possession28:4431:16

Passing Leaders

TulsaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kinne20/412295.600
Southern MethodistC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Padron27/403819.531

Rushing Leaders

TulsaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Singleton6467.7038
Kinne12383.2215
Southern MethodistCARYDSAVGTDLG
Line17925.4023
Padron8141.8013

Receiving Leaders

TulsaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson56312.6017
Carter24221.0025
Southern MethodistRECYDSAVGTDLG
Robinson511823.6053
Johnson810212.8130

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTLSASMU
TD10:20G.J. Kinne 6 Yd Run (Kevin Fitzpatrick Kick) 70
TD01:50Darius Johnson 22 Yd Pass From Kyle Padron (Matt Szymanski Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERTLSASMU
TD03:54Cole Beasley 32 Yd Pass From Kyle Padron (Matt Szymanski Kick) 714
THIRD QUARTERTLSASMU
TD11:53Bradley Haynes 14 Yd Pass From Kyle Padron (Matt Szymanski Kick) 721
FG09:05Kevin Fitzpatrick 30 Yd 1021
FOURTH QUARTERTLSASMU
TD06:53G.J. Kinne 3 Yd Run (G.J. Kinne Pass To Charles Clay For Two-Point Conversion) 1821