Post Game Notes

Oct. 30, 2004

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Iowa State 13, Kansas 7

October 30, 2004

Kansas’ loss to Iowa State…

…Marks the third straight win in the series for the home team.

…Makes the all-time series 44-34-6 in favor of the Jayhawks.

…Gives KU an all-time record of 20-19-3 in Ames, Iowa.

…Gives Mark Mangino an overall record of 11-22.

…Makes Kansas 528-524-58 all time.


8 Iowa State’s first quarter field goal was only the second field goal given up by the Jayhawks this season. KU still has not given up a first quarter touchdown and leads all opponents 51-8 in the first stanza.

8 Kansas was shutout in the first half (10-0) for the first time since Northwestern held the Jayhawks scoreless (14-0) in the first half last year on August 30, 2003.

8 Kansas had a punt blocked for the first time this season.

8 Iowa State led 3-0 after the first quarter marking the first time this season KU trailed after the first period.

8 Junior CB Ronnie Amadi made his first career start.

8 Senior DE David McMillan extended his team-best starting streak to 33 games.

8 Sophomore Charles Gordon picked off his fourth interception of the season on Iowa State’s first drive of the game. The pick was the Jayhawk’s 13th of the season, marking the most since KU intercepted 15 passes in 1996.

8 On defense, Gordon recorded a season-best three pass receptions for 18 yards.

8 Sophomore David Ochoa saw his first action of the season at center, after starter Joe Vaughn was sidelined in the first quarter.

8 Junior QB Brian Luke saw his first action of the season when he was inserted in the second quarter.

8 Junior RB Clark Green passed Charlie Hoag for ninth place on the KU all-time career rushing yards list. Green’s career total moved to 1,925 yards.

8 Green set new season highs with 11 carries for 37 yards. His previous highs were six carries (done 4 times) and 25 yards (at Northwestern).

8 Green passed John Riggins on the KU all-time career all-purpose yards list. With 37 rushing yards and two receiving yards today, Green’s career total now stands at 2,907 (1,925 rush, 962 receiving, 20 return).

8 Senior WR Brandon Rideau, junior WR Mark Simmons and sophomore RB John Randle each hauled in at least one reception today and are the only three Jayhawks to catch at least one pass in each game this season.

8 Junior QB Jason Swanson collected a career-high 45 rushing yards. His previous high was 10 yards last week at Oklahoma.

8 Sophomore QB Adam Barmann ran for a season-high 24 rushing yards. His previous high was 21 yards in the season opener versus Tulsa on Sept. 4.

8 Rideau passed Isaac Byrd for ninth place on the KU all-time career receiving yards list. Rideau’s career total now stands at 1,448 receiving yards.

8 Rideau had two catches today to move into a tie for second place with Richard Estell on the KU all-time career receptions list with 117 career catches.

8 Simmons grabbed his third touchdown pass of the season to move his career total to 12, which ties for third place with Isaac Byrd and current teammate Brandon Rideau on the KU all-time career touchdown receptions list.

8 Simmon’s 20-yard TD catch from Swanson represented Swanson’s second touchdown throw of the year. Swanson’s first touchdown pass this season was also to Simmons, a 31-yard bomb to help KU defeat Kansas State on Oct. 9.

8 Simmons’ 31-yard punt return in the fourth quarter was the first of his career. He also recorded his second career punt return late in the game.

8 Junior LB Kevin Kane recorded his first career forced fumble in the fourth quarter.