Tulsa beat Vipers 61-48 PDF 

Alabama shows Vipers a 21-0 lead slip away in the second quarter and never recovered from 61-48 at Tulsa claws before 4,298 fans Saturday at the Von Braun Center.

The Vipers - who committed six turnover - fell to 6-8 in the Arena Football League, and Tulsa improved 9-5.


Justin Allgood completed 25 of 40 go for 310 yards and six touchdowns and one interceptions for the claws, with nine of his additions to Jeff Hughley for 111 yards and two scores.

Alabama starts Tim Hicks was 13 of 18 for 112 yards and two touchdowns in a few takes before the game with a concussion in the second half. Backup Tony Colston came up throwing for 156 yards and three touchdowns on 12 of 19 attempts.

Larry Shipp and Michael Johnson had a pair of touchdown catches each for Alabama, while Vince Hill had a 46-yard interception return for a touchdown that triggered the Vipers to their early lead.

The game was tied 28-all at the half before a run Allgood led to Tulsa a couple of touchdown pass that made it a 49-28 game with 2:56 left in the third included. His 34-yard to put the squeeze Hughley to 58-35 with six nineteen to play before Vipers scrapped back behind Colston arm.