2017 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team

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2017 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football
Tulsa Golden Hurricane wordmark.svg
Conference American Athletic Conference
Division West Division
2017 record 2–10 (1–7 American)
Head coach Philip Montgomery (3rd season)
Co-defensive coordinator Brian Norwood (3rd season)
Co-defensive coordinator Bill Young (5th season)
Home stadium Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium (Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 American Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 6 UCF xy$   8 0         13 0  
No. 23 South Florida   6 2         10 2  
Temple   4 4         7 6  
Cincinnati   2 6         4 8  
Connecticut   2 6         3 9  
East Carolina   2 6         3 9  
West Division
No. 19 Memphis xy   7 1         10 3  
Houston   5 3         7 5  
Navy   4 4         7 6  
SMU   4 4         7 6  
Tulane   3 5         5 7  
Tulsa   1 7         2 10  
Championship: UCF 62, Memphis 55
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll.

The 2017 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team represented the University of Tulsa in the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Golden Hurricane played their home games at the Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and competed in the West Division of the American Athletic Conference. They were led by third-year head coach Philip Montgomery. They finished the season 2–10, 1–7 in AAC play to finish in last place in the West Division.

Schedule[edit]

Tulsa announced its 2017 football schedule on February 9, 2017. The 2017 schedule consists of 6 home and away games in the regular season. The Golden Hurricane will host AAC foes Houston, Memphis, Navy, and Temple, and will travel to Connecticut, SMU, South Florida, and Tulane.[1]

The Golden Hurricane will host two of the four non-conference opponents, Louisiana–Lafayette from the Sun Belt Conference and New Mexico from the Mountain West Conference, and will travel to Oklahoma State from the Big 12 Conference and Toledo from the Mid-American Conference.

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 6:30 p.m. at No. 10 Oklahoma State* Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK (Rivalry) FS1 L 24–59   56,790
September 9 3:00 p.m. Louisiana–Lafayette* H. A. Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK ESPN3 W 66–42   17,758
September 16 6:00 p.m. at Toledo* Glass BowlToledo, OH ESPN3 L 51–54   24,239
September 23 12:30 p.m. New Mexico* H. A. Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK ESPN3 L 13–16   18,026
September 30 2:30 p.m. Navy H. A. Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK ESPNU L 21–31   21,354
October 7 10:00 a.m. at Tulane Yulman StadiumNew Orleans, LA ESPN3 L 28–62   11,971
October 14 2:45 p.m. Houstondagger H. A. Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK (Rivalry) ESPNews W 45–17   19,198
October 21 11:00 a.m. at Connecticut Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, CT ESPNU L 14–20   24,814
October 27 8:00 p.m. at SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumDallas, TX ESPN2 L 34–38   14,930
November 3 7:00 p.m. No. 22 Memphis H. A. Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK ESPN2 L 14–41   17,383
November 16 7:00 p.m. at No. 23 South Florida Raymond James StadiumTampa, FL ESPN L 20–27   26,195
November 25 4:00 p.m. Temple H. A. Chapman Stadium • Tulsa, OK ESPNews L 22–43   17,032
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source:[2]

Game summaries[edit]

at Oklahoma State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Hurricane 0 17 0 7 24
No. 10 Cowboys 21 17 14 7 59
Overall record Last meeting Result
28–40–5 2011 L, 33–59

Louisiana–Lafayette[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Ragin' Cajuns 10 13 12 7 42
Golden Hurricane 10 28 7 21 66
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–5 1992 W, 27–9

at Toledo[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Hurricane 21 7 9 14 51
Rockets 7 7 22 18 54
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 1964 W, 39–16

New Mexico[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 7 6 0 3 16
Golden Hurricane 3 7 0 3 13
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–2 2015 W, 40–21

Navy[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Midshipmen 0 14 3 14 31
Golden Hurricane 14 0 0 7 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–3 2016 L, 40–42

at Tulane[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Hurricane 7 0 14 7 28
Green Wave 21 27 7 7 62
Overall record Last meeting Result
11–2 2016 W, 50–27

Houston[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 3 7 0 7 17
Golden Hurricane 0 7 17 21 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
18–23 2016 L, 31–38

at Connecticut[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Hurricane 0 0 0 14 14
Huskies 3 0 14 3 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at SMU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Hurricane 14 14 6 0 34
Mustangs 7 14 7 10 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–13 2016 W, 43–40

Memphis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 22 Tigers 14 7 10 10 41
Golden Hurricane 7 7 0 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
11–16 2016 W, 59–30

at South Florida[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Hurricane 7 10 0 3 20
No. 23 Bulls 21 3 3 0 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2014 L, 30–38

Temple[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Owls 10 21 6 6 43
Golden Hurricane 7 6 7 2 22
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 2014 L, 24–35

Roster[edit]

2017 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Josh Stewart RFr
WR 2 Keylon Stokes Fr
RB 3 Shamari Brooks Fr
RB 4 D'Angelo Brewer Sr
WR 5 Brodrick Umblance Sr
TE 6 Chris Minter Jr
WR 7 Bishop Louie Sr
WR 8 Keenen Johnson So
WR 9 Sam Crawford Jr. Fr
QB 10 Chad President RSo
WR 11 Nigel Carter Sr
QB 12 Seth Boomer Fr
QB 13 Luke Skipper RFr
WR 16 Jarion Anderson RSo
QB 19 Will Hefley III RSo
WR 20 Cannon Montgomery Fr
RB 21 Rowdy Simon RSr
RB 22 Javon Thomas RSo
WR 23 Jordan Brown RFr
RB 24 Corey Taylor II So
RB 25 Ramadi Warren RJr
RB 26 Matthew Harvey RFr
WR 29 Justin Hobbs RJr
TE 33 Rob Riederer RSr
RB 34 Reed Martin Fr
TE 38 Cole Neph RJr
WR 41 Andrew McKinnis RFr
TE 42 David Fitzwater RFr
G 53 Zac Uhles RSr
OL 55 Gerard Wheeler Fr
OT 58 Willie Wright RJr
G 63 Trip Newfield RFr
OT 65 Chris Ivy Jr. RSo
OT 66 Evan Plagg RSr
G 67 Tristan Wyatt RSo
G 68 Tiller Bucktrot RFr
C 70 Clay Greathouse RFr
OL 71 Chris Paul Fr
G 72 Tyler Bowling RJr
C 74 Chandler Miller RJr
OL 75 Dante Bivens Fr
OT 76 Waahid Muhammad RFr
OT 77 Isaac Johnson RJr
G 79 Rowdy Frederick RFr
WR 80 J.C. Santana Fr
WR 84 Avery Gragg RSo
WR 86 David Snelling RSo
WR 88 Malik Jackson Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 1 Keanu Hill RSr
CB 2 Kerwin Thomas RSr
S 3 Cristian Williams RSo
LB 4 Robert Revels III So
S 5 McKinley Whitfield Jr
LB 6 Diamon Cannon RSo
DE 8 Jesse Brubaker RSr
CB 9 Reggie Robinson II RSo
S 10 Manny Bunch So
CB 11 Keidrien Wadley RSo
S 12 Allie Green IV Fr
S 13 Jordan Mitchell Sr
DE 15 Trevis Gipson RSo
CB 16 Montray Norris RFr
S 18 Samuel Gottsch RJr
S 21 Bryson Powers Fr
S 22 Marcus Mays Fr
LB 23 Zaven Collins Fr
LB 24 Treyvon Reeves RFr
CB 26 Akayleb Evans Fr
S 27 Daiquain Jackson Fr
LB 28 Craig Suits RSr
S 30 Ryan McDaniel Fr
LB 32 DJ Allen RFr
LB 42 Cooper Edmiston So
LB 44 Petera Wilson Jr. Sr
LB 46 Forrest Harrell III RSo
LB 47 Blake Landon RFr
DE 50 Branden Ferguson RFr
LB 52 Thomas von Borstel RSo
DT 54 Shemarr Robinson So
DT 55 Garrett Flanary Fr
DE 57 Beau Wooden RFr
DE 58 Deven Lamp Fr
LB 59 C.J. Gooden RSr
DT 71 Jacob Pugh RFr
DE 85 Kolton Shindelar RSr
DT 88 Jimmy Nelson RFr
DT 89 Payton Prince RJr
DE 90 Frankie Davis RSr
DE 91 Jake Hanks RSr
DE 92 Christian Bricker Fr
DE 95 Ryan Patrick Fr
DE 96 Myles Mouton RJr
DT 97 Tyarise Stevenson RFr
DE 98 Jeremy Smith Sr
DT 99 Johnnie Williams RFr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 19 Redford Jones RSr
P 23 Thomas Bennett RSo
LS 42 Adam Higuera Fr
K 49 Tristan Lacey RJr
K 90 Nathan Walker RJr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Brian Norwood (Hawaiʻi)
    Associate Head Coach, Co-Defensive Coordinator, Safeties
  • Bill Young (Oklahoma State)
    Defensive Coordinator, Defensive Line
  • Jermial Ashley (Kansas)
    Defensive Line Coach
  • Mike Bloesch (Houston)
    Offensive Line Coach
  • Aaron Fletcher (Texas A&M–Commerce)
    Cornerbacks Coach
  • Joseph Gillespie (Angelo State)
    Linebackers Coach
  • Justin Hill (Rice)
    Running Backs Coach
  • Calvin Lowry (Penn State)
    Receivers Coach
  • Beau Trahan (Texas)
    Quarterbacks Coach
  • Jordan Najvar (Baylor)
    Offensive Quality Control
  • Luke Olson (Southern Nazarene)
    Defensive Quality Control
  • Clint Rountree (Tulsa)
    Director of High School Relations
  • Kyle Grooms (Tulsa)
    Director of Football Operations
  • Ravi Savitala (UC Santa Cruz)
    Assistant Director of Football Operations & Recruiting
  • Dan Bitson (Tulsa)
    Director of Player Personnel & Development
  • D.J. Welte (Arkansas State)
    Director of Football Video Operations
  • Mike Hicks
    Defensive Analyst
  • Steven Haunga (Arkansas State)
    Offensive Graduate Assistant
  • Paul Cherry
    Defensive Graduate Assistant
  • Tom Ososkie
    Director of Scouting
  • Grant Lester
    Offensive Analyst

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: September 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tulsa Football Team to Face Nine Bowl Teams in 2017" (Press release). University of Tulsa Department of Athletics. February 9, 2017. Retrieved March 12, 2017. 
  2. ^ "2017 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved March 12, 2017.