Kansas Postgame Notes - vs. Oklahoma State

Oct. 13, 2012

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POSTGAME NOTES
OKLAHOMA STATE 20, KANSAS 14
OCT. 13, 2012 – LAWRENCE, KAN.

SERIES INFORMATION
– Kansas is now 29-31-3 against Oklahoma State all-time

CAPTAINS: Dayne Crist (QB), Tanner Hawkinson (OT), Toben Opurum (DE/LB)

DEBUTS: Sophomore P Sean Huddleston

FIRST TIME STARTERS: Freshman LB Jake Love.

GENERAL NOTES
– Kansas has won the coin toss each of the last five weeks and deferred to the second half each time.
– The game was delayed an hour and 19 minutes with 44 seconds left in the first quarter due to lightning. The delay started at 3:06 p.m. and play resumed at 4:25 p.m.
– Kansas’ last weather delay was in last season’s opener against McNeese State – a 19-minute delayed start due to lightning. It was Kansas’ longest delay since playing Baylor, Oct. 13, 2007. The start of that game was delayed 1:38 and there was another 30-minute delay in the first quarter.
– Senior OT Tanner Hawkinson started his 42nd consecutive game, which leads the KU team. Other consecutive start streaks for KU are senior OG Duane Zlatnik (26), senior WR/S Bradley McDougald (24) and senior DE Toben Opurum (24).
– A portion of the tickets sold for the KU-OSU game will be donated to the Jayhawks for a Cure fund. The Jayhawks for a Cure fund supports cancer treatment and prevention at the KU Cancer Center and Lawrence Memorial Hospital. For every ticket sold, $5 will go directly to the Jayhawks for a Cure Fund.

OFFENSIVE NOTES
– Freshman QB Michael Cummings’ touchdown pass to sophomore TE Jimmay Mundine in the fourth quarter was Cummings’ first TD pass of his career. It was Mundine’s second TD catch of the season and third of his career.
– Cummings passed for a career high of 75 yards.
– Senior WR Kale Pick’s 34-yard reception from Dayne Crist in the first quarter was the second longest reception of the season for Pick. His longest was on the opening play of the season, a 43-yard catch.
– Junior HB James Sims’ 28-yard reception in the second quarter was a season long.
– Sims’ 30-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter was a season long, surpassing the 28-yarder on the previous rush.
– Sims ended the day with a career high, rushing for 138 yards, his seventh 100-yard rushing game of his career and second of this season (115 at Kansas State last week).
– Freshman Tre’ Parmalee’s 23 yard reception in the third quarter was a season long.
– Senior D.J. Beshears’ 14-yard rush in the third quarter was his season long.

DEFENSIVE NOTES
– In the first quarter OSU reached the red zone and did not score for the first time this season. Its drive ended at the 16 yard line.
– Oklahoma State’s 10 points in the first half was its lowest first half output in its last 14 games (three points in the first half against Texas A&M on Sept. 24, 2011).
– Senior S Bradley McDougald recorded 12 tackles, which tied his career high set against TCU earlier this season. McDougald has two games of 10-plus tackles this season and five for his career.
– Senior S Lubbock Smith’s interception in the second quarter was the first of his career. Smith is the fifth different Jayhawk to record an interception this season.
– Redshirt freshman LB Jake Love recorded a career-high 12 tackles. His previous high was two tackles set twice this season.
– Kansas held Oklahoma State scoreless in the first quarter. It marked the first time this season a KU opponent was held scoreless in the first quarter, and was just the second time OSU was held scoreless in a quarter this year.
– OSU RB Joseph Randle entered Saturday leading the Big 12 with 133.5 rushing yards per game. Randle was held to 80 rushing yards against KU.
– OSU entered Saturday’s game with the nation’s best streak of 22 games scoring at least 30 points or more.
– OSU entered Saturday’s game averaging a total offense of 659.0 yards and was limited to 371 yards against KU.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
– Sophomore P Sean Huddleston’s punt in the second quarter was the first of his career. Huddleston ended the contest with two punts inside the 10.
– Senior Kale Pick recorded the first punt of his career in the second quarter.
– Freshman Tre’ Parmalee’s kick return of 33 yards in the fourth quarter was a season long.