KU-OSU Game Notes
Oct. 14, 2006
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Oct. 14, 2006 * Memorial Stadium * Lawrence, Kan.
Kansas’ loss to OklahomaState…
…Evens the KU-OSU series at 28-28-3 and gives OklahomaState its fifth straight win in the series.
…Represents back-to-back home losses for KU for the first time since the 2004 season.
…Gives KU head coach Mark Mangino an overall record of 22-33 as a head coach.
…Makes Kansas 539-535-8 all time.
–Kansas forced four OSU turnovers and has caused at least one in 37 of its last 41 contests, including 14 of its last 17 games.
–Kansas held OSU scoreless in the first half to record its second first-half shutout of the season (also vs. South Florida).
–The attendance of 41,203 marked the ninth straight 40,000-plus game at Memorial Stadium.
–Kansas’ two-point conversion in the fourth quarter was its second of the season (also at Toledo).
–Freshman QB Kerry Meier had three touchdown passes for a total of nine on the season. Meier has had multiple TD pass completions in all four games played this season.
–Meier’s 33-yard TD pass to Marcus Herford in the first quarter was his third pass completion of 30-plus yards this season.
–Meier rushed for a career-high 70 yards on a career-high 20 carries.
–Senior RB Jon Cornish’s 35-yard run in the first quarter was his sixth rush of 30-plus yards this season.
–Sophomore WR Marcus Herford scored his first career touchdown in the first quarter. The 33-yard reception was a season long for Herford.
–Herford’s 73-yard kick off return in the third quarter was the second longest of his career. Hereford had an 88-yarder against NorthwesternState in the season opener.
–Junior TE Derek Fine caught his second touchdown pass of the season and third of his career.
–Junior RB Brandon McAnderson’s 11-yard touchdown run was his career long for a TD rush. It was his third TD rush of the season.
–Sophomore WR Dexton Fields recorded his fourth TD catch of the season and fifth of his career.
–Freshman RB Jake Sharp posted a career-long rush of 27 yards in the fourth quarter. His 15-yard reception was also a career long.
–Junior PK Scott Webb made a season-long 43-yard field goal in the third quarter. It was his seventh straight field goal made dating back to game three. That streak ended with his 49-yard attempt.
–Freshman DB Anthony Webb recovered his first fumble of the season. He also recorded his first sack of the year.
–Junior DL James McClinton caused his second fumble of the season and of his career.
–Freshman LB Arist Wright recovered his first fumble of the season.
–Freshman DB Justin Thornton recovered his first fumble of the season.
–Senior DL Paul Como caused his second fumble of the season and of his career.
–Senior Brian Murph recorded his second career rush.
–Senior OL Bob Whitaker started his 43rd straight game, the longest streak on the KU team. Whitaker has started every game of his KU career.
–Senior OL David Ochoa started his 30th straight game.