Post Game Notes

Nov. 13, 2004

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No. 6 Texas 27, Kansas 23

Nov. 13, 2004

Kansas’ Loss to Texas…

…Marks KU’s fifth straight loss in the series.

…Makes the all-time series 5-2 in favor of Texas.

…Gives KU an all-time record of 2-3 against the Longhorns in Lawrence.

…Gives Mark Mangino an overall record of 11-24.

…Makes Kansas 528-526-58 all-time.


– Kansas honored 19 seniors in a pre-game ceremony today.

– KU used nine receivers in today’s game for the second time this season (Toledo, Sept. 11).

– Today marked the sixth game this season KU has lost by nine points or less.

– KU’s Big 12-leading 18 interceptions this season are the most by a Jayhawk team since the 1987 season (23 INTs).

– Today marked the seventh time this season KU has held its opponent scoreless in the first quarter. The Jayhawks have outscored their foes 68-15 in the first stanza this season.

– The Jayhawks’ 9-7 lead at the break was their first halftime lead over the Longhorns since Sept. 24, 1938. KU won that game 19-18.

– On Texas’s first offensive play of the game, junior Nick Reid recorded a tackle for loss. He finished the game with 14 tackles and three TFLs for a team-leading 14 this season.

– Senior Austine Nwabuisi’s 22-yard rush in the fourth quarter tied his career-high.

– Kevin Kane intercepted his second pass of the season and of his career in the first quarter and Rodney Harris grabbed his fourth of the season/career.

– Senior place kicker Johnny Beck’s three field goal attempts tied a season high and were one shy of his four made against UNLV last season.

– Brian Luke’s 73-yard pass to Mark Simmons in the second quarter marked a career-long. In his second appearance of the season, Luke notched a career high in passing yards with 225.

– Rideau’s 58 yards on five receptions against Texas moved him into seventh place on the KU career receiving yards list with 1,536. He passed Harrison Hill (1997-01) at 1,535.

– Senior running back Clark Green moved into sixth place on the KU career rushing attempts list, currently at 446, and into eighth on the school rushing list with 1,972 yards. He passed Kerwin Bell (1980-83) on both lists.

– Marcus Henry’s 21-yard reception in the fourth quarter marked a season-best.

– Simmons’ 73-yard reception marked a career-long. Simmons’ eight receptions today also marked a career-best. His 135 receiving yards were a career best and marked KU’s first 100-yard receiver since Brandon Rideau in the Tangerine Bowl last season.

– Lyonel Anderson scored his second TD of the season in the fourth quarter.

– Rideau, Simmons and John Randle have caught at least on pass in every game this season.

– KU has forced at least on turnover in 19 of its last 23 contests.

– The Longhorns’ 292 rushing yards today marked the most by a Kansas opponent this season. The previous high was 182 versus Texas Tech. KU entered the day third in the Big 12 and 19th nationally giving up 112 yards per game.