Kansas Postgame Notes
Oct. 15, 2005
KANSAS CITY –
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Oklahoma 19, Kansas 3
Kansas’ Loss To Oklahoma…
…Extends OU’s win streak in the series to four straight games.
…Gives Mark Mangino an overall record of 15-17 as a head coach.
…Makes the Jayhawks 532-529-58 all-time.
– Senior linebacker Nick Reid recorded three tackles for loss and in the process became KU’s all-time leader with 42 for his career. Reid broke Willie Pless’ record of 41 tackles for loss, set in 1985.
– Reid extended his starting streak to 36-straight games for the most starts of any current Jayhawk.
– Senior Mark Simmons has caught at least one pass in every game since the start of the 2003 season – a string of 30 straight contests. Simmons’ 20 receiving yards moved his career total to 1,822, surpassing Emmett Edwards (1972-74) and moving him into third place on the all-time list.
– The last time a KU opponent returned an interception for a touchdown was on Sept. 22, 2001, when Donald Strickland of Colorado returned a pick-off for 95 yards.
– Junior safety Jerome Kemp recorded his second forced fumble of the season in the first quarter.
– Senior cornerback Ronnie Amadi’s fumble recovery in the second quarter was the second of his career.
– Junior cornerback Charles Gordon grabbed his first two interceptions of the season in the third quarter and moved his career total to nine. Gordon also had two interceptions at Nebraska last year.
– Gordon also moved past Richard Bertuzzi (1945-48) and into a tie for eighth place with Pete Konek (1951-52) on the KU all-time interceptions chart.
– Gordon’s four receptions moved him past John Baker (1986-89) and David Verser (1977-80) and into 17th place on the KU all-time list with 79 for his career.
– Sophomore punter Kyle Tucker notched his third 60-plus-yard punt of the season in the fourth quarter.
– The last time the Jayhawks had less than 100 yards of total offense was at Texas (67 yards) on Nov. 10, 2001.
– KU has forced at least one turnover in 26 of its last 30 contests.
– Tonight’s attendance of 54,109 marked KU’s largest crowd of the season.