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 AAC)
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  
SMU   4 4         7 6  
Navy   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
#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 Stewart, JoshJosh Stewart RFr
WR 2 Stokes, KeylonKeylon Stokes Fr
RB 3 Brooks, ShamariShamari Brooks Fr
RB 4 Brewer, D'AngeloD'Angelo Brewer Sr
WR 5 Umblance, BrodrickBrodrick Umblance Sr
TE 6 Minter, ChrisChris Minter Jr
WR 7 Louie, BishopBishop Louie Sr
WR 8 Johnson, KeenenKeenen Johnson So
WR 9 Crawford Jr., SamSam Crawford Jr. Fr
QB 10 President, ChadChad President RSo
WR 11 Carter, NigelNigel Carter Sr
QB 12 Boomer, SethSeth Boomer Fr
QB 13 Skipper, LukeLuke Skipper RFr
WR 16 Anderson, JarionJarion Anderson RSo
QB 19 Hefley III, WillWill Hefley III RSo
WR 20 Montgomery, CannonCannon Montgomery Fr
RB 21 Simon, RowdyRowdy Simon RSr
RB 22 Thomas, JavonJavon Thomas RSo
WR 23 Brown, JordanJordan Brown RFr
RB 24 Taylor II, CoreyCorey Taylor II So
RB 25 Warren, RamadiRamadi Warren RJr
RB 26 Harvey, MatthewMatthew Harvey RFr
WR 29 Hobbs, JustinJustin Hobbs RJr
TE 33 Riederer, RobRob Riederer RSr
RB 34 Martin, ReedReed Martin Fr
TE 38 Neph, ColeCole Neph RJr
WR 41 McKinnis, AndrewAndrew McKinnis RFr
TE 42 Fitzwater, DavidDavid Fitzwater RFr
G 53 Uhles, ZacZac Uhles RSr
OL 55 Wheeler, GerardGerard Wheeler Fr
OT 58 Wright, WillieWillie Wright RJr
G 63 Newfield, TripTrip Newfield RFr
OT 65 Ivy Jr., ChrisChris Ivy Jr. RSo
OT 66 Plagg, EvanEvan Plagg RSr
G 67 Wyatt, TristanTristan Wyatt RSo
G 68 Bucktrot, TillerTiller Bucktrot RFr
C 70 Greathouse, ClayClay Greathouse RFr
OL 71 Paul, ChrisChris Paul Fr
G 72 Bowling, TylerTyler Bowling RJr
C 74 Miller, ChandlerChandler Miller RJr
OL 75 Bivens, DanteDante Bivens Fr
OT 76 Muhammad, WaahidWaahid Muhammad RFr
OT 77 Johnson, IsaacIsaac Johnson RJr
G 79 Frederick, RowdyRowdy Frederick RFr
WR 80 Santana, J.C.J.C. Santana Fr
WR 84 Gragg, AveryAvery Gragg RSo
WR 86 Snelling, DavidDavid Snelling RSo
WR 88 Jackson, MalikMalik Jackson Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 1 Hill, KeanuKeanu Hill RSr
CB 2 Thomas, KerwinKerwin Thomas RSr
S 3 Williams, CristianCristian Williams RSo
LB 4 Revels III, RobertRobert Revels III So
S 5 Whitfield, McKinleyMcKinley Whitfield Jr
LB 6 Cannon, DiamonDiamon Cannon RSo
DE 8 Brubaker, JesseJesse Brubaker RSr
CB 9 Robinson II, ReggieReggie Robinson II RSo
S 10 Bunch, MannyManny Bunch So
CB 11 Wadley, KeidrienKeidrien Wadley RSo
S 12 Green IV, AllieAllie Green IV Fr
S 13 Mitchell, JordanJordan Mitchell Sr
DE 15 Gipson, TrevisTrevis Gipson RSo
CB 16 Norris, MontrayMontray Norris RFr
S 18 Gottsch, SamuelSamuel Gottsch RJr
S 21 Powers, BrysonBryson Powers Fr
S 22 Mays, MarcusMarcus Mays Fr
LB 23 Collins, ZavenZaven Collins Fr
LB 24 Reeves, TreyvonTreyvon Reeves RFr
CB 26 Evans, AkaylebAkayleb Evans Fr
S 27 Jackson, DaiquainDaiquain Jackson Fr
LB 28 Suits, CraigCraig Suits RSr
S 30 McDaniel, RyanRyan McDaniel Fr
LB 32 Allen, DJDJ Allen RFr
LB 42 Edmiston, CooperCooper Edmiston So
LB 44 Wilson Jr., PeteraPetera Wilson Jr. Sr
LB 46 Harrell III, ForrestForrest Harrell III RSo
LB 47 Landon, BlakeBlake Landon RFr
DE 50 Ferguson, BrandenBranden Ferguson RFr
LB 52 von Borstel, ThomasThomas von Borstel RSo
DT 54 Robinson, ShemarrShemarr Robinson So
DT 55 Flanary, GarrettGarrett Flanary Fr
DE 57 Wooden, BeauBeau Wooden RFr
DE 58 Lamp, DevenDeven Lamp Fr
LB 59 Gooden, C.J.C.J. Gooden RSr
DT 71 Pugh, JacobJacob Pugh RFr
DE 85 Shindelar, KoltonKolton Shindelar RSr
DT 88 Nelson, JimmyJimmy Nelson RFr
DT 89 Prince, PaytonPayton Prince RJr
DE 90 Davis, FrankieFrankie Davis RSr
DE 91 Hanks, JakeJake Hanks RSr
DE 92 Bricker, ChristianChristian Bricker Fr
DE 95 Patrick, RyanRyan Patrick Fr
DE 96 Mouton, MylesMyles Mouton RJr
DT 97 Stevenson, TyariseTyarise Stevenson RFr
DE 98 Smith, JeremyJeremy Smith Sr
DT 99 Williams, JohnnieJohnnie Williams RFr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 19 Jones, RedfordRedford Jones RSr
P 23 Bennett, ThomasThomas Bennett RSo
LS 42 Higuera, AdamAdam Higuera Fr
K 49 Lacey, TristanTristan Lacey RJr
K 90 Walker, NathanNathan 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.