Kansas vs. Texas - Game Notes

Oct. 29, 2011

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October 29, 2011
Postgame Notes


  • The Kansas-Texas series is 9-2 in favor of Texas.
  • Today’s attendance: 99,211

CAPTAINS: Tim Biere (TE), Toben Opurum (DE), Jeremiah Hatch (C), Steven Johnson (LB).



  • Kansas won the toss and elected to defer for the first time this season.
  • The attendance of 99,211 is the largest crowd to see a KU game since 2009, which was also a game at Texas.
  • Kansas wore blue helmets and white uniform tops and pants for the first time this season.


  • Kansas was shutout for the first time since 2002.
  • Texas recorded a safety in the first half, marking the first time an opponent has recorded a safety against KU since the Missouri game in 2009.
  • Kansas did not pick up its second first down of the game until its second offensive possession of the third quarter.
  • Freshman RB Brandon Bourbon recorded a 20-yard reception in the third quarter, which marked the longest pass reception of his career.
  • Sophomore WR Christian Matthews recorded a catch in his third straight game.
  • Freshman TE Trent Smiley made a seven-yard reception in the fourth quarter, marking the first of his career.
  • KU picked up just three first downs in the game, its lowest total since before 1968.


  • Kansas forced two turnovers in the game, marking its second game of the season forcing multiple turnovers.
  • Senior linebacker Steven Johnson made a career-high 18 tackles. Johnson’s 18 stops were the most in a game by a Jayhawk since at least 2005.
  • Junior safety Bradley McDougald made a career-best 11 tackles in the game, including five in the first quarter.
  • Freshman safety Keeston Terry tallied a career-best 15 tackles.
  • Junior linebacker Isaac Wright recorded a career-high 12 tackles.
  • Junior linebacker Tunde Bakare collected a career-best 11 tackles.
  • Junior cornerback Greg Brown intercepted a pass in the second quarter, marking KU’s third pick of the year.
  • It was Brown’s first interception of the year and second of his career.
  • Junior defensive end Toben Opurum recorded a sack in third quarter, which marked his third of the season and KU’s seventh.