2010 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team

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2010 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football
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Hawaiʻi Bowl Champions
C-USA West Division Co-Champions
Hawaiʻi Bowl vs. Hawaiʻi, W 62–35
Conference Conference USA West
Ranking
AP #24
2010 record 10–3 (6–2 C-USA)
Head coach Todd Graham
Offensive coordinator Herb Hand/Chad Morris
Defensive coordinator Keith Patterson/Paul Randolph
Home stadium Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium (Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
« 2009 2011 »
2010 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
#21 UCF x   7 1         11 3  
East Carolina   5 3         6 7  
Southern Miss   5 3         8 5  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
UAB   3 5         4 8  
Memphis   0 8         1 11  
West
SMU xy   6 2         7 7  
#24 Tulsa x   6 2         10 3  
Houston   4 4         5 7  
UTEP   3 5         6 7  
Rice   3 5         4 8  
Tulane   2 6         4 8  
Championship: UCF 17, SMU 7
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team represents the University of Tulsa in the 2010 college football season. The Golden Hurricane, led by fourth-year head coach Todd Graham, were members of Conference USA in the West Division and played their home games at Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium, also known simply as Chapman Stadium. They finished the season 10–3, 6–2 in C-USA to claim a share of the west division title, however due to their loss to SMU they did not represent the division in the 2010 Conference USA Championship Game. They were invited to the Hawaiʻi Bowl where they defeated Hawaiʻi 62–35. On Sunday January 9th, 2011, Chad Morris left to fill the offensive coordinator job at Clemson University. On Monday January 10th, 2011, Todd Graham announced he was leaving Tulsa to take the head coaching job at Pittsburgh.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 1:00 PM at East Carolina Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC ESPN2 L 49–51   50,010[2]
September 11 6:00 PM Bowling Green* Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK W 33–20   19,565[3]
September 18 6:00 PM at Oklahoma State* Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK L 28–65   51,778[4]
September 25 6:00 PM Central Arkansas* Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK W 41–14   21,928[5]
October 2 6:00 PM at Memphis Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN W 48–7   22,231[6]
October 9 7:00 PM at SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX L 18–21   19,329[7]
October 16 6:00 PM Tulanedagger Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK W 52–24   23,295[8]
October 30 1:30 PM at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN NBC W 28–27   80,795[9]
November 6 1:00 PM Rice Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK W 64–27   19,036[10]
November 13 7:00 PM at Houston Robertson StadiumHouston, TX CBSCS W 28–25   30,046[11]
November 20 1:00 PM UTEP Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK W 31–28   16,547[12]
November 26 5:30 PM Southern Miss Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK CBSCS W 56–50   21,901[13]
December 24 7:00 PM at #25 Hawaiʻi* Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI (Hawai'i Bowl) ESPN W 62–35   43,673[14]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time Zone.

NFL Draft[edit]

6th Round, 174th Overall Pick by the Miami Dolphins—Sr. FB/TE Charles Clay

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Graham leaves TU: Golden Hurricane coach accepts job at Pitt". Tulsa World. Retrieved January 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. East Carolina Pirates Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 9, 2010. Retrieved September 5, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Bowling Green Falcons vs. Tulda Golden Hurricane Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on December 1, 2010. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Central Arkansas Bears vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Memphis Tigers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Southern Methodist Mustangs Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Tulane Green Wave vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 24, 2010. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Rice Owls vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Houston Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  12. ^ "UTEP Miners vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on December 3, 2010. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on December 3, 2010. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Hawaii Warriors vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 24, 2010.