KU-KSU Postgame Notes

Nov. 18, 2006

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Kansas 39, Kansas State 20
Nov. 18, 2006 * Memorial Stadium * Lawrence, Kan.
Postgame Notes

Kansas’ win against Kansas State…
…Makes the all-time series with Kansas State 63-36-5 in favor of KU.
…Is the second straight Kansas win against K-State in Lawrence.
…Gives KU an all-time record of 36-15-2 against KSU in Lawrence.
…Makes Kansas bowl eligible for the second straight year.
…Gives KU its first three-game winning streak since the first three games of the 2005 season.
…Is Mark Mangino’s 25th career win as a head coach, making him 25-34.
…Makes Kansas 542-536-5 all time.

–The attendance of 51,821 is the largest crowd to witness a game at Memorial Stadium. It surpasses the 51,750 set last season against Nebraska.

–Kansas forced a season-high six turnovers. KU has forced at least one turnover in 41 of its last 45 games, including 18 of its last 21 contests.

–The last time a Kansas opponent returned a kickoff for a touchdown was Kansas State’s Gerald Neasman who went 99 yards on November 8, 1997.

–Kansas’ 2006 home attendance average of 44,137 in seven games is a season record. It surpasses last season’s record of 43,675 in six contests. KU has averaged more than 41,000 in home attendance in each of the last three seasons.

–Kansas State RB Leon Patton rushed for 102 yards to mark the first 100-yard rusher against Kansas in 24 games.

–Senior RB Jon Cornish rushed for a career-high 201 yards. The last Jayhawk to rush for 200 yards was Reggie Duncan who had 227 yards against Texas Tech on Oct. 6, 2001.

–Cornish recorded his seventh 100-yard rushing game of the season and 11 for his career. His 11 career 100-yard rushing games ties him with Gale Sayers (1962-64) for fourth on the KU list. His seven 100-yard rushing games in 2006 ties for second most in a single season at Kansas with Wade Stinson (1950) and Laverne Smith (1974).

–Cornish moved into third on the Kansas single-season rushing list with 1,331 yards. Cornish passed John Riggins (1,131 yards in 1970) and Laverne Smith (1,181 yards in 1974). He is 18 yards from second and 111 yards from first.

–Cornish scored two touchdowns to give him eight on the season.

–In addition to his ranking third in KU’s single season rushing, Cornish also ranks second in all-purpose yards at 1,511 (1,331 rush, 180 receiving); and third in season rushing attempts at 235.

–For his career, Cornish became the ninth Jayhawk to surpass the 2,000-yard rushing mark. His 2,119 yards are ninth and 129 shy of eighth.

–Sophomore DB Aqib Talib intercepted his sixth pass of the season in the first quarter. Talib is tied for fourth on the KU single-season list with four others, the last being Remuise Johnson who had six interceptions in 2002.

–Talib has eight career interceptions, which is one shy of No. 7 on the KU career list.

–Junior PK Scott Webb registered a career-long 49-yard field goal in the first quarter. His previous long was 48 yards against Iowa State last season.

–Scott Webb made a career-high four field goals in the game, which ties for the third most in school history by eight others with the last by Johnny Beck against UNLV in 2002.

–Scott Webb moved into fifth on the KU career field goals made list, currently with 28. Webb passed Jeff McCord who had 25 field goals from 1994-96.

–Scott Webb scored 15 points to move into sixth on the KU career-scoring list, currently at 175.

–Scott Webb has kicked 30 touchbacks this season.

–Sophomore WR Dexton Fields recorded seven receptions, one shy of his season and career high of eight against Nebraska earlier this year.

–Fields and senior Brian Murph each have 42 receptions this season, which ranks 14th on the KU single-season list.

–Sophomore DE Russell Brorsen’s 10 tackles and three tackles-for-loss were career highs.

–Brorsen recovered two fumbles with his second going for a touchdown. Brorsen has three fumble recoveries this season.

–Freshman S Darrell Stuckey more than doubled his career high in tackles with nine. His previous high was four tackles.

–Junior DL James McClinton forced the fumble recovered for a TD by Russell Brorsen. McClinton has forced three fumbles this season.

–McClinton recorded five tackles-for-loss and has 14 on the season, one shy of eighth place on the school single-season list.

–Freshman DB Anthony Webb had two interceptions, which ties many for fourth most in a KU single game, including Aquib Talib against Colorado earlier this season. Webb’s touchdown on the second interception was the first of his career.

–Senior OL Bob Whitaker started his 47th-straight game, the longest streak on the KU team. Whitaker has started every game of his KU career.

–Senior OL David Ochoa started his 34th-straight game.

–Kansas honored 17 seniors prior to today’s kick off. Those seniors included: Rodney Allen, Adam Barmann, Dane Broadie, Paul Como, Jon Cornish, Jake Cox, Travis Dambach, Zach Hood, Jerome Kemp, Jonathan Lamb, Matt Mann, Brian Murph, David Ochoa, Dominic Roux, Eric Washington, Bob Whitaker and Wayne Wilder.