Kansas Postgame Notes vs. Texas Tech
Oct. 31, 2009
Kansas Postgame Notes At Texas Tech
– Kansas wore blue pants for the first time since the 2004 season. The Jayhawks have worn gray or white pants since their relationship with adidas began in 2005.
– DE Maxwell Onyegbule recorded his second touchdown of the season returning a fumble three yards for a score. He returned an interception 48 yards for a touchdown against Duke in the third game of the season.
– Kansas did not record a sack in its last game against Oklahoma, but had five in the first half against Texas Tech. The five sacks were by five different players – Jake Laptad (16.5 in his career/6.5 this year), Maxwell Onyegbule (10th/4th), Jeff Wheeler (eighth/3.5), Chris Harris (second/first) and Darrell Stuckey (first career sack).
– KU recorded at least five sacks for the third time this season (six at UTEP and five at Duke).
– KU started usual DE Jake Laptad at DT along with Jeff Wheeler and Maxwell Onyegbule at ends and John Williams at DT.
– RB Toben Opurum recorded his ninth rushing touchdown of the season.
– WR/DB Bradley McDougald became the first KU player to record a reception and an interception in the same game since Aqib Talib in the fifth game of 2007 against Kansas State.
– WR Dezmon Briscoe extended his streak of catching at least four passes to 11 consecutive games.
– Briscoe recorded his fifth 100-yard receiving game (in seven games) this season, as well as his ninth in his last 11 games.
– The Todd Reesing to Dezmon Briscoe touchdown pass at the end of the third quarter was the 26th time the two hooked up for a touchdown pass. That total is now the most by an active duo in the country.
– QB Todd Reesing moved into sixth place on the Big 12 Conference career total yardage list. He entered the game with 10,387 and Bret Meyer of Iowa State finished his career with 10,422.