Brewer turned in his second career 200+ rushing game for the fourth-best rushing performance in school history. Chad President, making his second career start at quarterback, completed 14-of-20 passes for 243 yards, while rushing and passing for his first career scores.
The Hurricane scored on six of its 7 possessions in the first half to take a 38-23 halftime lead. In the second half, Louisiana cut the Hurricane lead to 3 points, 38-35, scoring on their first two possessions.
With the score tied at 3-3, Brewer raced 50 yards for Tulsa's first touchdown of the game, but Louisiana knotted the score at 10-10 on a one-yard Jordan Davis run. President raced in from 5 yards out to give Tulsa a 17-10 lead before Louisiana responded to tie the score at 17.
Corey Taylor's 4-yard run put Tulsa ahead 24-17, but again the Ragin' Cajuns responded to make the score 24-23, after the PAT attempt failed.
President threw his first career touchdown pass on a 69-yard strike to Justin Hobbs, who finished the game with 103 yards on 5 receptions, to put Tulsa ahead 31-23 at the 1:35 mark of the first half. After the Tulsa defense shut down Louisiana on 4th-and-4 from the Tulsa 33-yard line, the Hurricane offense, after a 60-yard Brewer run, scored on a 1-yard Taylor run to make the score 38-23 with just 0:06 until intermission.
At the half, Tulsa gained 412 yards of total offense, while Louisiana had 299 yards. Brewer already had 174 yards in the fist 30 minutes, while President had 172 yards on 8-of-12 first-half passes.
The Ragin' Cajuns came out in the second half and scored the first two touchdowns to cut the Tulsa led to 3 points at 38-35. But, the Hurricane went on to score 24 points, compared to 7 for Louisiana, the rest of the way for the victory.