Oct. 10, 2009
Box Score |
No. 2/2 Texas 38, Colorado 14
October 10, 2009
Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium - Austin, Texas
· Texas has held the last three opponents to a combined 45 rushing yards (15.0 ypg).
· Texas held a team under 130 yards of total offense twice in a season for just the third time in the history of the program. The other two times came in 1946 and 1952.
· Texas has allowed a total of 180 yards of offense over the last two games.
· Texas' four kickoff/punt returns for a TD on the season are a school record. The Longhorns had two apiece in 1973, 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2008.
· Texas' three non-offensive TDs is a single-game best for 2009, several teams had two.
· Texas held Colorado to just 61 yards after the Buffaloes' opening drive. (First Drive - 8 plays, 66 yards; Rest of Game 49 plays, 61 yards)
· Texas has six INTs over the last two games.
· Texas has scored a special teams TD in four of the first five games and a total of five over the span.
· Texas scored a non-offensive TD for the 69th time since 1999. The Horns rank third in that category behind only Virginia Tech (74) and Kansas State (70).
· Texas is 63-6 at Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field during the Mack Brown era.
· Texas won its 13th consecutive home game, tied for the third-longest active streak.
· Texas improved to 38-3 at Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field vs. league opponents during the Mack Brown era.
· Texas has outscored opponents 66-14 in the third quarter this season.
· Texas has outscored opponents 118-31 in the second half this season.
· Texas is now 11-7 all-time against Colorado, including winning the fifth straight meeting and seven of the past eight meetings.
· Texas opened 5-0 for the second consecutive season and the fourth time in the last eight years.
Mack Brown ERA MARKS
· UT is now 101-3 when outrushing an opponent.
· UT is now 93-16 when passing for more than 200 yards.
· UT is now 64-8 when passing for more than 250 yards.
· UT is now 116-13 when scoring more than 20 points.
· UT is now 19-16 when trailing at halftime.
· UT is now 107-5 when leading after three quarters.
· UT is now 88-9 against unranked opponents.
· UT is now 15-4 after bye weeks.
· Acho's three TFL were a career-high, tying the three he had last week.
· Acho's sack was his fourth of the season and moved his career total to 8.5.
· Acho's three TFL were a career-high.
· Buckner recorded a career-high six receptions for the fourth consecutive game.
· Gideon recorded an interception for the second consecutive game. He has two for his career.
· Goodwin recorded his first career blocked punt.
· McCoy tied Matt Leinart (37-2) for fifth place on the all-time NCAA FBS list for career QB victories at 37-7.
· McCoy has thrown for at least 200 yards in 34 career games, which extends his school record.
· McCoy extended his school-record streak to 22 consecutive games with a TD pass.
· McCoy has thrown a TD pass in 41 of his 44 starts.
· McCoy passed Kliff Kingsbury (Texas Tech - 12,263) for 11th place on the NCAA FBS career total offense chart.
· McCoy passed Kliff Kingsbury (Texas Tech - 12,263) for fourth place on the Big 12 career total offense chart.
· McCoy passed Jordan Palmer (UTEP - 11,084), Charlie Frye (Akron - 11,049), John Beck (BYU - 11,021), Ryan Schneider (UCF - 10,976), Paul Smith (Tulsa - 10,924) and Alex Van Pelt (Pitt - 10,913) to move into 25th place on the NCAA FBS career passing list with 11,142 yards.
· McCoy moved into a tie for 11th place on the NCAA FBS career TD passing list with 95.
· McGee logged a career-high four receptions. His previous high was three on two separate occasions.
· Muckelroy's sack was his second of the season and moved his career total to 5.5.
· Muckelroy logged 10 or more tackles for the second time in the last three games.
· Shipley became the first player in school history to record 10 or more receptions in three consecutive games. His 32 receptions in the last three games were two shy of his own record of 34 set against Oklahoma (11), Missouri (8) and Oklahoma State (15) last season.
· Shipley recorded 10 or more receptions for the third consecutive game and the sixth time in his career.
· Shipley recorded 100 or more receiving yards for the second consecutive game, third time this season and the sixth time in his career.
· Shipley's 11 receptions was tied for fourth on UT's single-game list. Shipley owns four of UT's nine games of 11 or more receptions.
· Shipley's 39-yard TD reception was his third of the season and the 23rd of his career.
· Shipley's moved into fifth place on UT's all-time list for receiving yardage with 2,289 yards, passing Kwame Cavil (2,279).
· Shipley's moved into third place on UT's all-time list for receptions with 179, passing Mike Adams (177) and Kwame Cavil (174).
· Shipley logged a career-high 273 all-purpose yards. His previous best was 225 yards against Oklahoma last season.
· Shipley's 74-yard punt return for a TD was the fifth-longest return in school history.
· Shipley's 74-yard punt return for a TD was his second of the season and the third of his career. His three career punt return TDs are tied with Aaron Ross and Jim Moore for a school record.
· Shipley went over the 3,000-yard mark in all-purpose yardage for his career with 3,212.
· Thomas' 92-yard INT return for a TD was tied for the second-longest in school history and the longest since 1936.
· Thomas intercepted a pass for the third consecutive game with four over the span.
· Thomas' INT was his fourth of the season and the sixth of his career.
· Wells' blocked punt return for a TD was the first score of his career.
· Whittaker logged the second TD run of his career, coming in the last two games.
Attendance: 101,152. The 57th consecutive sellout at Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
Game Captains: #8 Jordan Shipley, #33 Lamarr Houston, #27 Nolan Brewster, #83 Greg Smith
Coin Toss: Colorado calls tails. Coin lands heads. Texas defers to the second half. Colorado elects to receive. Texas elects to defend south end zone.