Kansas Postgame Notes
Oct. 23, 2004
Norman, Okla. –
Kansas’ Loss To Oklahoma…
…Extended OU’s win streak over the Jayhawks to three games.
…Makes the all-time series 65-27-6 in favor of the Sooners.
…Gives Mark Mangino an overall record of 11-21.
…Makes Kansas 528-522-58 all-time.
- Senior defensive end David McMillan extended ended his team-best starting streak to 32 games.
- McMillan forced a fumble in the first quarter, the second for him this season and third of his career.
- Sophomore Charles Gordon blocked his first career field goal in the first quarter. It marked the second-straight game KU has blocked a field goal as junior Jermial Ashley blocked a kick versus Kansas State on Oct. 9.
- Kansas held Oklahoma scoreless in the first quarter. The Jayhawks have now held six of seven opponents scoreless in the first stanza and have outscored all opponents 51-5 in the first period.
- In the second quarter, sophomore QB Adam Barmann connected with senior WR Brandon Rideau for a 78 yard touchdown pass. The play was Kansas’ longest play from scrimmage this season, and the longest catch of Rideau’s career. The TD was Rideau’s team-leading fifth of the season and the 12th of his career. With 12 career touchdown receptions, Rideau moves into a tie for third with Isaac Byrd on the all-time KU list. Rideau needs five more touchdown catches to tie Willie Vaughn and Bruce Adams for the all-time KU record.
- Junior Nick Reid entered today ranked second in the Big 12 with an 11.7 tackle per game average. Reid was credited with 11 stops today.
- Junior RB Clark Green passed former Jayhawk Arnold Snell for seventh place on the KU all-time rushing attempts list. He now has 434 today for his career.
- Green has now caught at least one pass in 28 of his 32 games. Green moved his career receptions total to 89 today for 10th place on the KU all-time receptions list.
- Freshman WR Marcus Henry tied a career-best two pass receptions (2 vs. Northwestern, Sept. 18, 2004).
- Rideau was credited with his team-best third blocked punt of the season in the third quarter.
- Senior PK Johnny Beck connected on his fourth consecutive field goal in the last three games to end the first half. Beck’s field goal moved his career scoring total to 179 points, which ties him with Jeff McCord on the KU all-time scoring list.
- Beck moved into a tie for third with Joe Garcia on the KU all-time field goals attempted list. He now has 63 career attempts.
- Kansas punted a season-high 10 times (9 at Nebraska, Oct. 2). KU’s 45.3 average was the second highest of the season (45.8 at Nebraska).
- Freshman punter Kyle Tucker’s 45.3 average today was his season high passing the 42.8 average against Kansas State Oct. 9.
- Sophomore Charles Gordon was credited with a career-high nine tackles today. His five assisted tackles were also a career high.
- KU entered the game ranked first in the Big 12 in allowing opponents to convert on just 25 percent of its third down tries. OU converted on 6 of 13 third downs today to move KU’s percentage to 27.8.
- Junior QB Jason Swanson recorded career highs with 5 pass completions and 13 pass attempts.
- Kansas lost the turnover battle for only the second time this season. KU entered today having forced more turnovers than its opponent in four of six games this season.
- Kansas had seven different receivers catch a pass in today’s game to mark the fifth time this season there has been seven or more different receivers with a reception.
- Junior Ronnie Amadi was credited with a career-high six tackles today. His five solo stops were also a personal best.
- Sophomore Rodney Harris’ seven total tackles today tied his career high – 7 at Northwestern Sept. 18, 2004. His five assisted stops were a career high.
- Junior Kevin Kane tied a career high with seven tackles today – 7 at Northwestern Sept. 18, 2004. All seven stops were assisted, which was a career best.