1996 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team

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1996 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
Division Mounatain
1996 record 4–7 (2–6 WAC)
Head coach David Rader (9th season)
Home stadium Skelly Field
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Mountain Division
No. 5 BYU x$   9 0         14 1  
Utah   6 2         8 4  
Rice   6 2         7 4  
SMU   4 4         5 6  
New Mexico   3 5         6 5  
TCU   3 5         4 7  
Tulsa   2 6         4 7  
UTEP   0 8         2 9  
Pacific Division
No. 22 Wyoming x   7 1         10 2  
San Diego State   6 2         8 3  
Colorado State   6 2         7 5  
Air Force   5 3         6 5  
Fresno State   3 5         4 7  
San Jose State   3 5         3 9  
Hawaii   1 7         2 10  
UNLV   1 8         1 11  
Championship: BYU 28, Wyoming 25 OT
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team represented the University of Tulsa during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their ninth year under head coach David Rader, the Golden Hurricane compiled a 4–7 record.[1] In the teams first season as members of the Western Athletic Conference the team finished seventh in the Mountain Divsision with a 2–6 conference record. The team's statistical leaders included quarterback Troy DeGar with 1,336 passing yards, Reggie Williams with 759 rushing yards, and Wes Caswell with 817 receiving yards.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:00 PM at SMU Cotton BowlDallas L 10–17   12,177
September 14 6:00 PM at Oklahoma State* Lewis Field • Stillwater, Oklahoma L 9–30   44,800
September 21 6:00 PM Iowa* Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK ESPN+ W 27–20   27,788
September 28 1:30 PM Oklahoma* Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma W 31–24   68,384
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1996 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 29, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1996 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 29, 2016.