Kansas-Texas A&M Game Notes

Oct. 7, 2006

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…Makes Kansas 1-7 all-time against Texas A&M.

…Snaps KU’s nine-game home winning streak.

…Snaps KU’s three-game Big 12 winning streak at home.

…Makes Kansas 0-2 in Big 12 play for the third straight season.

…Gives Mark Mangino an overall record of 22-32 as a head coach.

…Ends a three-game homecoming winning streak for Kansas and makes KU 41-48-5 all time on homecoming.

…Makes Kansas 539-534-58 all time.


–Today marked the 19th straight game an individual opponent has not rushed for 100 yards in a game against Kansas.

–Kansas has forced at least one turnover in 36 of its last 39 contests, including 13 of its last 16 games.

–Kansas recorded its second safety of the season – also at Toledo. This is the third straight season Kansas has recorded two or more safeties and the seventh safety during the Mark Mangino era.

–The attendance of 46,445 was a season-high home mark and was the eighth straight 40,000-plus attended game at Memorial Stadium.

–Kansas’ three losses this season have been by six points or less with two in overtime and a three-point loss.

–Senior QB Adam Barmann threw for 127 yards and moved into eighth place on the KU career passing yards list, currently at 2,921. Barmann passed Bobby Douglass who had 2,817 yards from 1966-68.

–Barmann moved into seventh on the KU all-time completion list, currently at 281. He passed Dylen Smith who completed 275 passes from 1999-2000.

–Senior RB Jon Cornish rushed for 128 yards, 12 more than his season average. Cornish’s 100 yards mark the fifth time in six games this season he has surpassed the century mark. Cornish has rushed for 100-plus yards nine times in his career which ties him with Clark Green (2002-05) for fifth on the KU all-time list.

–Cornish moved into the KU’s all-time top 20 career rushing list, currently 17th place with at 1,498 yards. Cornish moved past Robert Miller (1,384 from 1972-74), Ken Coleman (1,400 from 1961-63), Ray Evans (1,431 from 1941-2, 46-47) and Eric Vann (1,481 from 1994-97).

–Cornish’s 49-yard run in the third quarter marked his third run of 40-plus yards this season.

–Sophomore Dexton Fields’ recorded his third touchdown catch of the season and fourth of his career.

–Senior DL Wayne Wilder blocked a Texas A&M field goal, the first blocked kick of his career, in the second quarter. It was the first blocked field goal for Kansas since Charles Gordon blocked an Oklahoma field goal attempt on Oct. 23, 2004.

–Junior FB Brandon McAnderson caught a career-high three passes. His 57 receiving yards were also a career high.

–Junior punter Kyle Tucker’s 48-yard pass to junior Brandon McAnderson was Tucker’s first career pass. It was McAnderson’s longest reception of his career.

–Tucker pinned Texas A&M inside the 20 yard line four times. He has pinned KU opponents inside the 20 yard line 13 times in the last five games.

–Junior PK Scott Webb’s three field goals tied his single-game high as he also made three against IowaState last season. Webb has made at least two field goals in each of his last three games.

–Sophomore Aquib Talib’s three pass break ups tied his season high. He also had three against Toledo.

–Senior DB Jerome Kemp recorded a career-high 11 tackles today.

–Kemp recorded his first sack of the season and second of his career.

–Freshman DB Justin Thornton doubled his career high in tackles with 10. His previous high was five against NorthwesternState.

–Freshman DB Anthony Webb doubled his career high in tackles with 10. He also recorded his fourth pass broken up of the season.

–Sophomore LB Joe Mortensen’s nine tackles were a career high surpassing his eight against South Florida earlier this season.

–Sophomore LB James Holt’s eight tackles were seven more than his previous single-game high.

–In the second quarter freshman Caleb Blakesley forced a fumble and freshman Justin Thornton recovered it for KU. Both were career firsts for Blakesley and Thornton.

–Senior WR Jonathan Lamb caught a career-high three passes.

–Freshman DB Darrell Stuckey made his first appearance of the season.

–Senior OL Bob Whitaker started his 42nd straight game. Whitaker has started every game while at KU.

–Senior center David Ochoa has started his last 29 games, which includes every game for the last three seasons.

–Junior Derek Fine recorded his first career kick return.