Forte, who rushed for 171 yards, became Tulane's career touchdown leader with 39.
UTEP's Trevor Vittatoe completed 28 of 43 for 308 yards and a touchdown.
Anthony Scelfo completed 7 of 11 for 167 yards and a 43-yard touchdown.
Tulane (3-7) held UTEP (4-6), which had been averaging 43.4 points a game to just 24 points.
Western Kentucky commit Jared Nash launches this snap from the bleachers and successfully sinks it in the garbage can.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.