Oct. 25, 2008
No. 6 Texas Tech 63, No. 18 Kansas 21
Oct. 25, 2008 – Lawrence, Kan.
A Kansas Loss:
– Gives KU back-to-back losses for the first time since October of 2006, when the Jayhawks lost four straight
– Stops KU’s 13-game home winning streak
– Stops KU’s seven-game home winning streak against Big 12 opponents
– Drops KU to 1-10 all-time against Texas Tech
– Extends losing streak to Texas Tech to five games
– Kansas came out wearing its red jerseys for the first time this season. The Jayhawks are 6-1 in red uniforms under Mark Mangino, suffering their first setback today against Texas Tech. Prior to the Mangino era, the previous time KU wore red jerseys was the 1947 Orange Bowl.
– Sixth-ranked Texas Tech is the highest ranked team to visit Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium since then-No. 6 Texas played at Kansas on Nov. 13, 2004.
– Kansas TE Tim Biere, FS Phillip Strozier and CB Corrigan Powell all made their first career starts vs. Texas Tech.
– TE Jake Laptad made his second career start.
– Junior Justin Thornton, the usual starter at FS, started at CB.
– In the third quarter, Kansas DE Jamal Greene sacked Texas Tech QB Graham Harrell. It marked just the second time this season, Harrell has been sacked.
– In the same drive, Harrell was sacked for a second time by James Holt, marking the first time the Texas Tech quarterback has been sacked multiple times this year.
– Kansas rushed for 162 yards, its highest total of the season, and most since rushing for 212 yards against Iowa State on Nov. 17 last year.
– The 28 combined points in the first quarter is the most in a Kansas game this season since the second quarter of the Florida International game (33 points).
– QB Todd Reesing attempted 26 passes to surpass David Jaynes on the career pass attempts list at KU. Reesing is now second in team history with 776, trailing only Frank Suerer’s 934.
– Reesing threw two touchdown passes in the first half, marking his eighth straight game this season with a TD through the air. This breaks his previous record of seven straight games with a touchdown pass in a single season.
– Reesing has thrown a touchdown pass in 13 straight games overall, dating back to the Texas A&M game in 2007 (Oct. 27).
– Reesing threw three interceptions in the game for just the second time in his career. The only other time was against Kansas State last season.
– Reesing threw for 154 yards, breaking his streak of 12 consecutive games with at least 200 yards passing.
– WR Dezmon Briscoe caught a first quarter touchdown, moving him one away from Willie Vaughn and Bruce Adams for the KU career touchdown receptions record (17).
– Briscoe is also one touchdown catch away from tying Marcus Henry for the most touchdown receptions in a season (10).
– WR Kerry Meier made six catches in the game, moving him one reception away from second on the single-season reception list at Kansas (63).
– RB Jocques Crawford carried the ball 10 times for 44 yards, giving him a season high in yards rushing.
– LB James Holt matched a season high 13 tackles, including a sack.
– LB Mike Rivera set a season high with 13 tackles.
– S Darrell Stuckey (10 tackles), and LB Joe Mortensen (5 tackles) have each made at least four tackles in every game this year.
– Kansas’ 63 points allowed to the Red Raiders are the most since Texas scored 66 points in a 66-14 win in 2005.