Post Game Notes

Nov. 13, 2010

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Postgame Notes
Nebraska 20, Kansas 3
Lincoln, Neb. – Nov. 13, 2010

Kansas’ Loss to Nebraska…

… was the Huskers’ 20th-straight victory over KU in Lincoln, and third-straight overall.

… dropped KU to 23-91-3 all-time against Nebraska, including 15-44-2 in games played in Lincoln.

… gave Head Coach Turner Gill a loss in his first game against his alma mater, and dropped Gill to 23-37 overall and 3-7 while at Kansas.

… marked KU’s eighth-straight loss on the road, dating back to a 34-7 victory over UTEP on Sept. 12 of last season.

… was less good than a win.

Game Notes:

  • Kansas wore all white uniforms with blue helmets for the first time since the Southern Miss game this year.
  • Kansas QB Quinn Mecham threw an incompletion to start KU’s second series, which snapped a string of 19-straight completions, which went back to the second quarter of the Colorado game last week.
  • Kansas NB Tyler Patmon broke up a Taylor Martinez pass in the second quarter, marking his third-straight game with a breakup and his team-leading seventh of the season.
  • Patmon intercepted a pass in the third quarter, which marked his second straight game with a pick and third takeaway in the last two games (interception and fumble recovery vs. Colorado last week).
  • Kansas S Chris Harris recorded a season-best 12 tackles in the game, giving him back-to-back games with 10-plus tackles (11 vs. Colorado).
  • CB Greg Brown (10) and S Olatian Oguntodu (nine) each recorded a career-bests in tackles Saturday.
  • DE Jake Laptad made a season-high seven tackles, and recorded a sack for the fourth-straight game.
  • Kansas P Alonso Rojas recorded a 62-yard punt in the third quarter, giving him 11 punts of 50-plus yards this year and at least one in nine of 10 games this year.
  • Kansas LB Steven Johnson recorded a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in the third quarter, marking KU’s second-straight game with multiple takeaways.
  • Kansas K Jacob Branstetter kicked a 42-yard field goal in the third quarter, which matched his longest of the season. Branstetter’s kick was the 30th field goal of his career in 43 attempts. His 69.7 career percentage is fourth-best all-time at KU, moving him past Scott Webb (69.1 percent).