The Tech defense limited Tulane to 3.8 yards per play and allowed two scoring drives in the Green Wave’s 12 possessions. Coaches also named A-back Qua Searcy and return specialist Jamal Golden as offensive and special-teams player of the week, respectively. Searcy scored two touchdowns, one a 13-yard run and the other a 17-yard pass reception. He averaged 7.4 yards per touch.
Golden returned one punt 44 yards, his second return of the season that went 35 yards or longer, and also ran back a kickoff after a safety 34 yards. Golden has 395 career punt return yards and can make Tech’s all-time top 10 in punt return yardage with 74 yards.