Kansas-Toledo Postgame Notes

Sept. 15, 2006

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Toledo 37, Kansas 31 (2 overtimes)

Sept. 15, 2006 – Glass Bowl – Toledo, Ohio

KU Postgame Notes

Kansas‘ loss to Toledo…

…Makes KU 2-1 all-time against Toledo.

…Drops KU’s record to 13-6 in non-conference games since the 2002 season.

…Snaps KU’s six-game win streak against non-conference foes.

…Ends KU’s four-game win streak dating back to last season.

…Gives Mark Mangino an overall record of 21-30 as a head coach.

…Makes the Jayhawks 538-532-58 all-time.

…Makes the Jayhawks 3-2 all-time in overtime games including a 2-2 mark on the road.


– Junior WR Marcus Henry and sophomore CB Aqib Talib made their first starts of the season.

– Senior OL Bob Whitaker extended his team-best starting streak to 39 games.

– Kansas played its first overtime game since the 2005 regular-season finale when KU defeated Iowa State 24-21 on Nov. 26. It marked the second time in KU history the Jayhawks played more than one overtime period. KU’s longest contest was a 39-37 four overtime win at UAB on Sept. 26, 1998.

– Kansas’ only other road overtime loss was a 47-50 defeat at Colorado on Oct. 11, 2003.

– Junior TE Derek Fine hauled in a season-long catch of 19 yards in the first quarter. His previous long was an 11-yard grab against Northwestern State. He finished with five catches to set a new career high.

– Redshirt freshman QB Kerry Meier scored his fourth rushing touchdown of the season on a 12-yard scamper with 12:01 on the clock in the first quarter. The Pittsburg, Kan., has at least one rushing touchdown in all three games of his collegiate career. The TD with 12:01 in the first quarter was KU’s quickest score of the year.

– Kansas allowed a safety in the first quarter, the first since Nov. 5, 2005 in the first quarter against Nebraska.

– Redshirt freshman LB Brandon Duncan recorded his first career sack and forced a fumble late in the first quarter.

– Junior Nick Kurtenbach fielded a Toledo kick-off in the second quarter and returned it 10 yards. It was the first return of his career. He added an 11-yard return in the fourth quarter.

– Junior RB Brandon McAnderson’s two-yard, second quarter touchdown run was his first score of the season and the second of his career. Senior RB Jon Cornish accounted for 72 yards (54 rushing, 18 receiving) of the 74 yards on the seven-play drive.

– McAnderson recorded a 29-yard kick return, his second of the season.

– Sophomore DE John Larson sacked backup Toledo QB Brandon Summers for a safety midway through the third quarter. It was Larson’s first career sack and the first safety KU scored since the fourth quarter on Nov. 5, 2005 against Nebraska.

– Henry caught a career-long 33-yard touchdown in the third quarter from Meier. The TD was the third of Henry’s career — all this season. It was Meier’s fifth touchdown pass of the season and the longest TD pass of his three-game career.

– Henry finished the contest with a career-high 67 yards receiving.

– Sophomore WR Marcus Herford set new career highs with four catches for 38 yards.

– Meier finished the game with new career highs for completions (23), pass attempts (41) and passing yardage (243). His previous highs were 16-of-27 passing for 185 yards against Louisiana Monroe.

– Sophomore WR Dexton Fields 20-yard touchdown reception was his second of the season and the longest catch of his career.