Forte’s running Williams receiving lead Tulane past UTEP

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NEW ORLEANS (AP)—Matt Forte rushed for a pair of touchdowns and Jeremy Williams caught two more to lead Tulane to a 34-19 victory over Texas-El Paso Saturday night.

Forte, who rushed for 171 yards, became Tulane’s career touchdown leader with 39.

UTEP’s Trevor Vittatoe completed 28 of 43 for 308 yards and a touchdown.

Anthony Scelfo completed 7 of 11 for 167 yards and a 43-yard touchdown.

Tulane (3-7) held UTEP (4-6), which had been averaging 43.4 points a game to just 24 points.

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M. Thomas M. Thomas, RB
11 Rush, 124 yds
1 TD
J. Williams J. Williams, WR
8 Rec, 188 yds
2 TDs