Post Game Notes

Oct. 2, 2004

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Postgame Notes – Oct. 2, 2004

Nebraska 14, Kansas 8

Kansas’ Loss to Nebraska…

…Extends the Huskers win-streak over the Jayhawks to 36 games.

…Gives KU a 2-3 record for the first time since 2002.

…Marks Bill Callahan’s first career win over the Jayhawks.

…Gives Mark Mangino an overall record of 10-20.

…Makes Kansas 527-522-58 all-time.

Kansas Notes

-KU has forced at least one turnover in 15 of the last 18 contests.

-The Jayhawks’ safety in the first quarter was the team’s second safety of the season. KU also had a safety versus Tulsa in the season opener.

-KU led Nebraska 2-0 after the first quarter marking the first time the Jayhawks led the Huskers since a 9-0 lead in the 1999 game.

-For the fourth time this season, KU did not allow its opponent to score in the first quarter. The Jayhawks lead their opponents 44-5 in the first quarter for the season.

-Kansas trailed at half for the first time this season. The Jayhawks were tied at the half against Tulsa and at Northwestern.

-Since 1995, KU is 23-8 when a Jayhawk player rushes for over 100 yards.

-With three interceptions, Kansas recorded its fourth multi-interception game of the year and the eighth game under head coach Mark Mangino.

-Kansas has 11 interceptions through five games this season. Last year KU had 12 total interceptions.

-All of Kansas’ losses this season have been by six points or less and a combined 10 points.

-Junior safety Rodney Folwer and sophomore wide receiver Dominic Roux each made their first career starts.

-Senior defensive end David McMillan extended his team-best starting streak to 30 career games.

-Sophomore Charles Gordon made his first career interception early in the first quarter. The pick was the Jayhawks’ ninth of the season. Gordon added a second interception in the fourth quarter, the 10th for KU this year.

-Junior linebacker Banks Floodman forced his first fumble of the season, the second of his career, in the first quarter. In the third quarter, Floodman recorded his first career fumble recovery.

-Gordon extended his streak of games with at least one catch to 18 in his career.

-Senior kicker Johnny Beck moved into sixth place on the KU all-time scoring list, passing Tony Sands (168). Beck now has 173 career points.

-Senior wide receiver Brandon Rideau moved up the KU career receptions list. He moved his total to 108 to move into a tie for third place with Harrison Hill (1997-01).

-Beck hit two field goals in the game tying a season high (also vs. Tulsa on Sept. 4).

-Sophomore running back John Randle set a career-high with 105 rushing yards on a career-high 23 rushing attempts. It marked his second 100-yard rushing game of the season as he ran for 104 yards on 19 carries versus Toledo (both previous career bests).

-Randle’s 105 rushing yards were the most by an opponent against Nebraska this season.

-Gordon recorded his first career forced fumble at the end of the third quarter.

-McMillan recorded his first forced fumble of the season in the third quarter, the second of his career. His first career forced fumble came in his freshman season versus Wyoming on Nov. 24, 2001.

-Freshman punter Kyle Tucker booted eight punts in the game marking a KU season-high and a career high.

-Tucker booted a 57-yard punt in the fourth quarter to establish a new career high. His previous high was a 46-yard kick against Northwestern.

-Junior Rodney Harris picked off his second interception of the season in the fourth quarter, KU’s third of the game and 11th of the season. In 2003, the KU defense collected 12 interceptions for the entire season.

-Sophomore quarterback Adam Barmann set a career high for passing attempts in a game with 49 tonight. His previous his was 48 at Northwestern earlier this season.