Game Balls: Tulsa

Game Balls: Tulsa

Headed into a tough Conference USA matchup on the road, UTSA needed big time performances. And they certainly got that from this week's game ball recipients.

- Tulsa, OK

Our InsideRunnerSports staff hands out our game balls for exceptional performances on Saturday.

Offense: Running Back David Glasco II

David Glasco II became the first UTSA player to rush for 100+ yards since the inaugural 2011 season.

Glasco rushed for 135 yards on 21 carries. He now owns the program record for most yards in a single game.

Much like he has been all season long, Glasco was a steady force throughout the course of the game. But he did have some big plays.

On UTSA's second offensive possession of the game, Glasco took the ball and rushed 47 yards into the redzone. The run set up the game's first score, a 5 yard touchdown pass from QB Eric Soza to RB Evans Okotcha.

Glasco, who also had another 20+ yard rush near the end of halftime, finished the game with 6.4 per rush average.

On the season, Glasco is UTSA's leading total rusher with 499 net yards with a 5.3 per rush average.

Defense: Safety Triston Wade

Triston Wade continued a career type of a season vs Tulsa by making a handful of game-changing plays.

On the opening possession of the game, Tulsa drove the ball down into UTSA territory. Just as the Golden Hurricane were set to move into scoring position, Wade read a deep pass and intercepted the ball. UTSA took over at their own 15. It was a score-saving play.

With UTSA up 17-0 in the second quarter, the Tulsa offense was on the move. Golden Hurricane RB Trey Watts took a handoff and rumbled 44 yards down the field before Wade caught him from behind at the UTSA 11 yard line. The tackle saved a touchdown. Just a few plays later, Wade broke up a pass on 4th and goal as the UTSA Hard Hat Defense prevented Tulsa from scoring on that possession.

Then midway through the 4th qtr, Wade made another read and intercepted his second pass of the game. This time, Wade returned the interception 82 yards for a touchdown.

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