Kansas Postgame Notes

Oct. 29, 2005

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Kansas 13, Missouri 3

Kansas’ Win Over Missouri

…Extends KU’s win streak to three-straight games over the Tigers.

…Makes the all-time series 54-51-9 in KU’s favor.

…Hands the Jayhawks their first three-game win streak in the series since 1993-95.

…Makes KU 7-1 in Lawrence against the Tigers since 1991.

…Is KU’s fourth-straight win in Memorial Stadium and its longest win streak here since 1999-00.

…Gives Mark Mangino his 16th career win as head coach, making his overall record 16-28.

…Makes KU 533-530-58 all-time.

…Gives KU an 8.5 to 2.5 lead in the 2005-06 Border Showdown.


– Kansas is 2-0 in red uniforms this season. The Jayhawks also wore the Crimson Sept. 17 in a win over Louisiana Tech.

– Missouri’s three points today marked the fewest against KU since 1999, when the Jayhawks prevailed 21-0. The Tigers’ three points were the fewest by a Jayhawk opponent since Sept. 4, 2004, when KU defeated Tulsa, 21-3.

– With his 22 rushing attempts, senior running back Clark Green moved into third place on the KU all-time list with 586 rushes. Green’s touchdown in the second quarter marked his second of the season and 13th of his career.

– Green also notched his eighth career 100-yard rushing performance and second of the season.

– Green’s rushing performance marked KU’s fourth 100-yard rushing effort this season and first since Oct. 1 at Texas Tech. Since 1995, KU is 28-10 when a Jayhawks rushed for more than 100 yards in a game.

– Junior wide receiver Charles Gordon’s five receptions today moved him past Termaine Fulton (1997-01) and Ashaundai Smith (1992-95) and into 11th place on the KU list with 92 career receptions.

– With his 42 punt return yards, Gordon surpassed Terance Richardson (Oklahoma State) and moved into 10th place on the Big 12’s all-time list. Gordon has 940 punt return yards for his career.

– Senior linebacker Nick Reid extended his starting streak to a team-high 38 games, which dates back to his freshman season. With his eight tackles today, Reid surpassed Kyle McNorton (1978-81) and moved into third place on the KU all-time tackles list with 387 for his career.

– Senior running back Jon Cornish scored his team-leading seventh touchdown of the season in the fourth quarter. Cornish’s seven TDs are the most by a KU running back since the 1999 season when Moran Norris had eight.

– Redshirt freshmen Ryan Cantrell (right guard) and Anthony Collins (right tackle) both made their first career starts.

– Senior wide receiver Mark Simmons has caught at least one pass in each of his last 32 games.

– Senior cornerback Theo Baines grabbed his second interception of the season and third of his career late in the fourth quarter. KU has forced at least one turnover in 27 of its last 32 contests.

– Today marked the first time KU had multiple rushing touchdowns since Sept. 10 against Appalachian State.

– Today’s attendance of 48,238 marked a Memorial Stadium season high.