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Tulsa Oilers Late Comeback Falls Short

May 20, 2024 - Indoor Football League (IFL)
Tulsa Oilers News Release

Tulsa, Okla. - Tulsa Oilers Football, a proud member of the IFL and powered by Community Care, lost to the San Antonio Gunslingers by a final score of 54-43.

Tulsa struck first on the road via a 15-yard touchdown catch by Alexis Rosario to make it 7-0 with 8:16 left in the first quarter.

San Antonio wide receiver Nyqwan Murray scored back-to-back touchdowns before Travalle Calvin caught a 14-yard touchdown pass over the middle to tie the game at 14-14 with 9:14 remaining in the second quarter. The Gunslingers would put up twenty straight points to end the half making it 34-14 San Antonio heading into the locker room.

The second half opened with a rouge being awarded to Tulsa on the opening kickoff making it 34-15. San Antonio then followed that up with a touchdown on a 14-yard pass to Austin Upshaw, pushing the Gunslingers' lead to 40-15. Tulsa ripped off three straight scores, Jonathan Nance recorded a 2-yard catch and score with 8:16 left in the third, followed by a 28-yard reception for a touchdown by Montero Dubose with 7:13 remaining in the third frame.

With that momentum the Oilers grabbed a 6-yard touchdown catch from Rosario to make it a 40-37 game with 13:15 to go in the game's final quarter. San Antonio would add two more touchdowns and in the final second of the game, Rosario would score his third touchdown of the game via an 8-yard pass and catch to bring the final score to 54-43.

Andre Sale would break his own franchise record and set a new one with six passing touchdowns in a single game.

Tulsa will visit Massachusetts Pirates on the road at Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts on May 25 at 6:05 p.m. CT.

Tulsa Oilers Football Season and Group Tickets are on sale now! Call the front office at 918-632-7825 or visit for more information.

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