Kansas Postgame Notes
Nov. 26, 2005
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Kansas 24, #25 Iowa State 21 (OT)
Nov. 26, 2005 – Memorial Stadium – Lawrence, Kan.
Kansas’ Win Over Iowa State…
…Is KU’s sixth win at home this season.
…Makes the Jayhawks bowl eligible for the second time in the last three years.
…Is KU’s seventh win in the last eight games against Iowa State in Lawrence.
…Marks KU’s first undefeated/untied season in Memorial Stadium since 1951.
…Makes the all-time series against the Cyclones 45-34-6 in favor of Kansas.
…Moves KU’s all-time record to 25-15-3 against ISU in Lawrence.
…Improves Mark Mangino to 18-29.
…Makes Kansas 535-531-58 all-time.
…Makes the Jayhawks 3-1 all-time in overtime (1-0 at Memorial Stadium).
– Sophomore Scott Webb’s 48-yard field goal in the first quarter marked a career-long. His previous best was a 47-yarder against Louisiana Tech on Sept. 17. Webb was a career-high 3-for-3 in field goals today, including the game winner.
– With his 12 tackles against the Cyclones, senior Nick Reid (410) became just the 10th player in the history of the Big 12 Conference to record 400 career tackles and now sits in eighth place on the league’s all-time list.
– Reid has the team’s longest starting streak – 41 games – dating back to his freshman season.
– Kansas has allowed just two touchdowns in the first quarter at Memorial Stadium this season.
– The Jayhawks limited Iowa State to just 56 rushing yards to bring KU’s opponent season average to 88.1 yards per game on the ground, currently shattering the school record of 109.2 set in 1948.
– Junior Charles Gordon returned his first kickoff of the season and third of his career in the first quarter.
– Senior Ronnie Amadi’s blocked punt in the second quarter was his second of the season and third of his career.
– Sophomore Brandon McAnderson’s 17-yard reception in the fourth quarter marked a career-long.
– Senior Brian Luke’s TD run in the fourth quarter marked his second of the season and third of his career. The last Jayhawk to throw and rush for a TD was Bill Whittemore in the Tangerine Bowl on Dec. 22, 2003.
– Freshman Aqib Talib’s 45-yard interception in the third quarter marked a KU season-long.
– Freshman Dexton Fields’ touchdown late in the fourth quarter marked his first career reception and TD.
– The Jayhawks have forced at least one turnover in 30 of its last 35 games.
– KU has held its last eight opponents to under 100 yards rushing.
– The Jayhawks’ last overtime game was at Colorado on Oct. 11, 2003.
– Today’s attendance of 42,826 brought KU’s average home attendance at Memorial Stadium to a school-record 43,675 per game this season.