Sept. 10, 2011
Box Score |
#24/21 Texas 17, BYU 16
September 10, 2011
Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium - Austin, Texas
Game Captains: #1 Keenan Robinson, #11 Cody Johnson, #18 Emmanuel Acho, #72 Mason Walters
Coin Toss: BYU wins the coin toss... BYU elects to defer... Texas elects to receive... BYU elects to defend the South end zone.
Texas erased a 13-point (13-0) deficit in the win, the largest deficit overcome in a win by the Longhorns since Nov. 3, 2007 when they wiped out a 21-0 and 35-14 deficits en route to a 38-35 win over Oklahoma State.
Texas erased a six point (16-10) deficit after three quarters, the first time the Longhorns won when trailing after three quarters for the first time since Nov. 3, 2007 when they wiped out a 35-14 deficit.
Texas won when trailing at halftime for the first time since Oct. 17, 2009 when Texas erased a 6-3 deficit to topple Oklahoma 16-13.
Texas won when scoring less than 20 points for the first time since the 2009 Big 12 Championship game against Nebraska (13-12).
Texas improved to 43-6 in games played in August/September under Mack Brown, including winning 36 of its last 40.
Texas recorded its first win in three attempts against BYU with both previous meetings coming in the 1980s.
Texas held an opponent under 100 rushing yards for the 67th time in in the last 128 games.
Texas didn't give up a second half TD for the second consecutive game and have outscored opponents 35-6 in the second half this season.
Texas hasn't given up a point in the fourth quarter in its last six games.
Texas held BYU to 1-of-6 on 3rd down conversions in the game. On the season, the Longhorns have held opponents to 1-of-11 on third down conversions in the second half.
Texas owned a 201-67 advantage in total offense in the second half. The Longhorns have outgained their opponents 509-173 in the second half this season.
Texas owned a 166-43 edge in rushing yardage.
Mack Brown ERA MARKS
UT is now 113-4 when outrushing an opponent.
UT is now 21-22 when trailing at halftime.
UT is now 11-26 when trailing after three quarters.
UT is now 99-12 vs. unranked opponents.
UT is now 54-6 vs. unranked opponents at home.
UT is now 70-11 at home.
Ash set a career-high with two pass completions, three pass attempts and 23 passing yards. He entered the game 1-for-1 with two yards passing on his career.
Ash set a career-high with nine rushing attempts and 36 rushing yards. He entered the game with no career carries.
Ash's 23-yard reception at the end of the fourth quarter was the first of his career.
Diggs' interception at the end of the fourth quarter was the first of his career.
Dorsey's sack was the first of his career.
Grant caught his first career pass at the end of the third quarter.
With his two TD runs, Johnson's season total moved to three and his career total moved to 33, tied for seventh place with Jim Bertelsen (33 - 1969-71) on UT's list for career TDs.
Johnson ended the game with 1,286 career rushing yards moving past Priest Holmes (1,276 - 1992-96) and Terry Orr (1,279 - 1981-84) for 31st place on the Longhorns' career rushing list.
McCoy set career-highs for pass completions (seven), pass attempts (eight) and passing yards (57). He entered the game 0-for-2 in pass attempts.
Monroe averaged 13.3 yards per carry with 40 yards on three attempts.
Monroe's 26-yard reception was the first of his career.
Phillips' interception at the end of the second quarter was the first of his career.
Shipley set a career-high with three receptions, topping the two he had against Rice in the season opener.
Shipley's 23-yard pass completion at the end of the fourth quarter was the first of his career.
Tucker improved to 26-of-30 in his career on field goal attempts.
Tucker improved his string of consecutive field goals made to nine.
Attendance: 100,995 (sellout)