Sept. 26, 2009
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No. 2/2 Texas 64, UTEP 7
September 26, 2009
Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium - Austin, Texas
Texas' 47 points in the first half is the most in a half since taking a 52-0 lead against Kansas on Nov. 12, 2005. It marked the first time UT scored 40 or more points in a first half since scoring 41 against Rice on September 22, 2007.
Texas amassed 300 or more rushing yards and 300 or more passing yards in a game for just the second time in school history. The only other time Texas accomplished the feat was against Houston in 1990.
Texas rushed for 244 yards on 27 carries in the second half.
Texas allowed just 53 yards, the fewest yards allowed by a UT defense since 1990.
Texas allowed just nine rushing yards and has yielded a combined three rushing yards over the last two games.
Texas racked up 600 yards of total offense for the 20th time in school history. The 638 yards ranked sixth on the UT single-game list.
Texas recorded its 39th 50-point game in the Mack Brown era.
Texas produced its 42nd 500-yard total offense effort in the Mack Brown era (only 65 in the 116 years of Texas football).
Ten of the 20 600-yard total offense games have come in the Mack Brown era.
Texas had four interceptions in a game for the first time since intercepting four against Baylor on October 20, 2007.
Texas forced five turnovers in a game for the first time since the 2007 Holiday Bowl when it forced five against Arizona State.
Texas improved to 46-6 against teams from Texas in the Mack Brown era, including 31-1 at home.
Texas has scored a special teams TD in three of the first four games with D.J. Monroe kickoff returns against Louisiana-Monroe and UTEP and a Jordan Shipley punt return against Texas Tech.
Texas scored a non-offensive TD for the 66th time since 1999. The Horns rank third in that category behind only Virginia Tech (73) and Kansas State (68).
Texas scored 60 or more points for the first time since scoring 63 against Baylor on October 14, 2006.
Texas is 62-6 at Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field during the Mack Brown era.
Texas beat a team by 50 or more points for the first time since outscoring Iowa State 56-3 on October 13, 2007.
Texas won its 16th straight non-conference game.
Texas has won 30 of its last 33 games in the opening month of the season (Aug./Sept.).
Texas is now 4-0 all-time versus UTEP.
Texas improved to 16-0 against teams in Conference USA during the Mack Brown era and 152-51-8 all-time.
Mack Brown ERA MARKS
UT is now 100-3 when outrushing an opponent.
UT is now 64-0 when rushing for more than 200 yards.
UT is now 92-16 when passing for more than 200 yards.
UT is now 63-8 when passing for more than 250 yards.
UT is now 96-2 when recording more than 400 total yards.
UT is now 74-5 when forcing more turnovers than an opponent.
UT is now 86-7 when scoring first.
UT is now 115-13 when scoring more than 20 points.
UT is now 99-7 when leading at halftime.
UT is now 106-5 when leading after three quarters.
UT is now 87-9 against unranked opponents.
Acho's sack was his first of his career.
Acho's three TFL were a career-high.
Acho's sack was his third of the season and moved his career total to 7.5
Berryhill recorded career highs with eight rushes and 37 yards.
Buckner's two TD receptions give him four on the year and six for his career. It marked his first career multi-TD game.
Buckner recorded a career-high six receptions for the third consecutive game.
Buckner recorded 70 or more receiving yards for the third consecutive game.
Gilbert recorded career-highs for completions (5), attempts (6) and passing yards (49).
Goodwin recorded a career-high with five receptions, topping the three catches in the season-opener against Louisiana-Monroe.
Hills rushed for a career-high 69 yards, and equaled a career-long with his 32-yard run.
Higgins' sack was the first of his career.
Johnson's TD run was his fifth of the season and the 17th of his career.
Kindle's forced fumble was the second of the season and his career.
Kindle's sack was his second of the season and moved his career total to 12.5.
Lawrence had a consecutive PAT streak of 76 snapped, missing UT's second PAT attempt of the game.
Lawrence made 3-of-4 field goals and moved to 8-of-9 on the season and 18-of-21 for his career.
McCoy became the 15th player in NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision history to amass over 12,000 yards of total offense in a career. He passed Brady Quinn (11,944), Byron Leftwich (12,084) and Chris Redman (12,129) to move into 13th place on the career list with 12,161 yards.
McCoy ended the game with 1,284 career rushing yards passing Terry Orr (1,279) and Priest Holmes (1,276) for 30th place on the Texas career rushing list.
McCoy joined Peter Gardere and James Brown as the only players in school history to pass for over 1,000 yards in four different seasons.
McCoy moved his career record as a starter to 36-7.
McCoy has thrown for at least 200 yards in 33 career games, which extends his school record.
McCoy became the 15th player in NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision history to amass 12,000-more yards of total offense.
McCoy extended his school-record streak to 21 consecutive games with a TD pass.
McCoy has thrown a TD pass in 40 of his 43 starts and at least two TD passes in 30.
McGee logged his first career 100-yard rushing game.
McGee's 51-yard rush in the third quarter was a career long.
McGee's 23-yard TD run was his second of the season and the 14th of his career.
With Monroe's 91-yard kickoff return for a TD, he became the first player in school history to return two kickoffs for TDs in a career.
Newton's 3-yard TD run with 12:20 remaining in the first quarter was his third TD run of the season.
Shipley became the first player in school history to record 10 or more receptions in back-to-back games. His 21 receptions in the last two games was two shy of his own record of 23 set against Missouri (8) and Oklahoma State (15) last season.
Shipley recorded 10 or more receptions for the second consecutive game and the fifth time in his career.
Shipley recorded 100 or more receiving yards for the second time this season and the fifth time in his career.
Shipley's 10 receptions was tied for 11th on the UT single-game list.
Thomas' two INTs gave him three for the season and five for his career.
It marked Thomas' second two-INT game. He also snagged INTs in last year against Oklahoma.
Wells' fourth-quarter INT was the first of his career.
Whittaker logged his first career rushing TD.
Attendance: 101,144. The 56th consecutive sellout at Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
Game Captains: #38 Roddrick Muckelroy, #52 Charlie Tanner, #74 Adam Ulatoski and George Strait.
Coin Toss: UTEP called tails. Coin landed tails. UTEP elected to receive. Texas elected to defend the South End Zone.