Sept. 13, 2008
Final Stats |
Tulane has lost 34 consecutive games against ranked opponents. The Green Wave's last win over a ranked team came on Nov. 27, 1982, a 31-28 win at No. 12 LSU.
Tulane faced ranked opponents on back-to-back weekends for the first time since the 1999 season (Oct. 2 at No. 19 Syracuse; Oct. 9 at No. 25 Ole Miss).
Tulane redshirt sophomore QB Kevin Moore passed for a career-high 236 yards, topping his previous career best from one week ago by 11 yards.
Moore completed his first five pass attempts for the second-straight game. He completed his first six attempts a week after being perfect in his first five at Alabama.
Moore's first-quarter interception was the first pick thrown in his career. His last pass of the game also ended in an interception.
Kevin Moore's 47-yard touchdown pass to Jeremy Williams tied his career-long completion (vs Rice, Nov 17, 2007 to Brian King)
Jeremy Williams' 47-yard TD catch was his longest reception for a touchdown in his career.
Jeremy Williams turned in his fourth game with 100+ receiving yards, finishing with 138 yards on eight receptions. He is tied for ninth in Tulane history with four in his career.
Andre Anderson turned in his first career game with two or more touchdown rushes. He finished with 82 yards on 33 attempts.
Senior safety David Skehan recorded his fifth career fumble recovery.
A week after holding No. 13 Alabama to 3-of-11 on third downs, the Wave held No. 14 East Carolina to 3-of-10. The Green Wave entered the game ranked 26th in the NCAA in third down efficiency defense.
Senior defensive end Reggie Scott snared his first career interception in the second quarter after batting the pass in the air to himself.
Freshman Kasey Stelly earned his first career start, taking Tulane's first offensive snap at fullback.
Tulane debuts: Junior walk-on wide receiver Reece Thomas made his Tulane debut on special teams, while freshman defensive tackle Cedric Wilson made his on a fourth-quarter drive.
Tulane's captains for the game: senior center Michael Parenton, senior defensive end Reggie Scott, senior guard Troy Kropog, senior cornerback Josh Lumar.