Jan. 7, 2010
No. 2/2 Texas 21, No. 1/1 Alabama 37
Citi BCS National Championship
January 7, 2010
Rose Bowl - Pasadena, California
· Texas is now 8-4 in bowl games under Mack Brown.
· Texas is now 2-1 all-time in the Rose Bowl.
· Texas is now 7-1-1 all time against Alabama.
· Texas is now 89-64-3 when facing a team in the AP top 25.
· Texas recorded five sacks marking the fourth game this season where the Longhorns have posted at least five sacks.
· Senior WR Jordan Shipley set three school records in the game (single season touchdowns, career receptions and 100-yard games in a season).
· Texas held Alabama to just two third down conversions (2-of-12) marking the fourth game this season where the Horns have kept opponents to two or less third down conversions.
· Acho's sack in the first quarter was his team-leading 10th of the season and moved his career total to 14.5.
· Brown's sky kick recovery in the first quarter was the second of his career.
· Gideon's INT in the first quarter was the sixth of his career, all coming this season.
· Goodwin's 39-yard reception in the third quarter was a career long.
· Goodwin's 70 receiving yards are a career high.
· Gilbert's touchdown pass to Jordan Shipley in the third quarter was the first touchdown of his career.
· Gilbert's 44-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Shipley is a career long.
· Gilbert set career highs in pass attempts (40), pass completions (15) and yards (186).
· Houston's sack on the third play of the game was his eighth of the season and the 15th of his career.
· Houston's 10 tackles are a career high.
· Kindle's 2.5 sacks gives him 5.5 for the season and moves his career total to 16.0.
· Kindle's 2.5 sacks are a career high.
· Kindle's 2.5 sacks are the most in a game by a Longhorn this season.
· Lawrence's two field goals gave him 24 for the season, giving him sole possession of the UT single-season record.
· Lawrence improved to 10-of-12 on attempts of 40 or more this season.
· McCoy finishes his career with a record of 45-7.
· McCoy finishes his career with a completion percentage of 70.3 (1157-of-1645).
· McCoy finishes his career with 13,253 passing yards, the second most in Big 12 history.
· McCoy finishes his career with 14,824 yards of total offense for fourth place on the NCAA FBS all-time list.
· McCoy finishes the season with 3,521 yards on 330-of-468 passing with 27 touchdowns.
· Monroe's 28-yard reception in the second quarter was a career long.
· Robinson's half sack in the first quarter gives him 1.5 on the season and 2.5 in his career.
· Shipley recorded his seventh 100-yard receiving game of the season, moving him into a tie for first on UT's single-season record list.
· Shipley improved his UT single-season record of receiving yards to 1,485 receiving yards.
· Shipley set the UT career receptions record with 248, passing Roy Williams, (241 - 2000-03).
· Shipley set the UT single-season touchdown reception record with 13, passing Limas Sweed (2006) and Roy Williams (2002) who both had 12.
· Shipley tied his career game high with two touchdowns, which he has done six times in his career.
· Shipley's two touchdowns tie for the most by a Longhorn in a bowl game.
· Shipley finished his career with 3,191 receiving yards, second on UT's all-time list.
· Shipley improved his UT single-season receptions record with 116.
Game Captains: #12 Colt McCoy, #8 Jordan Shipley, #33 Lamarr Houston, #2 Sergio Kindle
Coin Toss: Alabama wins the toss and elects to receive the ball in the south end zone.