NEW ORLEANS (WNN) — Dylan Hopkins threw three first-half touchdown passes, including a 65-yard bomb, to Trey Shropshire to start the second quarter, and Alabama-Birmingham took a 21-0 lead, then 28- to post. organized for 21 wins at Tulane on Saturday night.
Starting the sixth game of his career, Hopkins threw three touchdown passes for the second straight game and had a career-best 240 yards on an 18-for-26 passing.
Tulane staged a second-quarter rally to narrow the losses to 21-14 at halftime. Michael Pratt threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Will Wallace and, after UAB missed a 38-yard field goal attempt, Pratt found Deuce Watts with a 13-yard scoring strike.
Germ Brown Jr.’s 9-yard TD run pushed the Blazers’ lead to 28–14 in the third quarter, but the Green Wave (1–3) scored in the fourth to cut the lead to a single-score when Pratt hit Zetavia. Found toll with 15-yard touchdown pass. Tulane foiled an onside kick attempt in midfield in his final game of the game.
Gerrit Prince had five receptions for 63 yards and two touchdowns for UAB (3-1).
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