August 15, 2011

Blankenship's turn to keep TU rolling

Bill Blankenship's alma mater has experienced a series of breakthroughs over the past decade that have transformed one of the nation's worst football programs into a consistent winner.

Now, it's his turn to keep Tulsa on the rise.

The Golden Hurricane's new head coach inherits a program that ended last season on a seven-game winning streak and finished in the Top 25 for the first time since 1991. Included in that impressive closing stretch was a victory at Notre Dame, providing a long-sought win against one of the nation's powerhouses.

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