Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions

6th SWAC I | 12-16
    • Golden Hurricane Win Opener, 42-7, Over UAPB

      The University of Tulsa overcame a sluggish start and an injury to its starting quarterback to beat the University of Arkansas Pine-Bluff 42-7 in the season opener for both teams on Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium. Freshman Cardell Williams relieved sophomore Braylon Braxton and was nearly perfect, completing 13 of 14 passes for 233 yards and three TDs against the Golden Lions (0-1). Tulsa is 1-0 to open head coach Kevin Wilson's tenure with the Golden Hurricane. Braxton injured his ankle and did not return to the game. However, UAPB got on the board first with a 1-yard score from running back Michael Jamerson. That capped a 4-play, 18-yard drive to give the Golden Lions a 7-0 lead. The