Oct. 17, 2009
Box Score |
No. 3/2 Texas 16, No. 20/18 Oklahoma 13
October 17, 2009
Cotton Bowl · Dallas, Texas
·Texas held Oklahoma to the lowest rushing yards total (-16) ever in a Red River Rivalry game.
·Texas has held the last four opponents to a combined 29 rushing yards (7.3 ypg).
·The -16 rushing defense yards was the ninth-lowest total in school history
·Texas held two of the last four opponents to negative rushing (Texas Tech [-6] and Oklahoma [-16]).
·Texas held Oklahoma to 0-of-5 on third-down conversion attempts in the second half.
·Texas has eight INTs over the last three games.
·Texas forced five turnovers in a game for the second time this season.
·Texas now leads the all-time series against Oklahoma, 59-40-5, including winning four of the last five.
·Texas now leads the all-time series against Oklahoma when in Dallas, 49-36-4.
·Texas evened its record in Big 12 games against Oklahoma at 7-7.
·Texas trailed at halftime for the second consecutive week and came back to win.
·Texas opened 6-0 for the second consecutive season and the third time in the last five years.
·Mack Brown tied Jess Neely (207) for 13th place on the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision All-Time Win list.
·Mack Brown's record vs. Oklahoma in the Red River Rivalry evened at 6-6.
MACK BROWN ERA MARKS
·UT is now 102-3 when outrushing an opponent.
·UT is now 20-16 when trailing at halftime.
·UT is now 31-17 against ranked opponents.
·UT is now 75-5 when forcing more turnovers than the opponent.
·Acho's two fumble recoveries in the second quarter were the first of his career.
·Beasley's forced fumble in the second quarter was the second of his career, both this season.
·Brown's forced fumble in the second quarter was the first of his career.
·Goodwin's 14-yard TD reception midway through the third quarter was the first of his career.
·Kindle's four TFL marked a career-high, topping the three he logged against Texas A&M last season.
·Lawrence equaled a career-high with three field goals in a game. He made three against UTEP this season and three against Oklahoma last year.
·Lawrence improved to 7-of-8 in his career on field goal between 40-49 yards.
·Lawrence improved to 6-of-6 on field goal attempts in the Red River Rivalry.
·McCoy tied Ken Dorsey (Miami - 38-2) and Rick Leach (38-8-2) for third place on the all-time NCAA FBS list for career QB victories at 38-7.
·McCoy joined Bobby Layne and Peter Gardere as the only three Longhorns to post three wins as the starting QB in the Red River Rivalry.
·McCoy extended his school-record streak to 23 consecutive games with a TD pass.
·McCoy has thrown a TD pass in 42 of his 45 starts.
·McCoy's 14-yard TD pass midway through the third quarter was his 11th of the season and the 96th of his career.
·McCoy passed Derek Anderson (Oregon State - 11,249), Chris Leak (Florida- 11,213), Peyton Manning (Tennessee - 11,201); Curtis Painter (Purdue - 11,163) and Eric Zeier (Georgia - 11,153) to move into 20th place on the NCAA FBS career passing list with 11,269 yards.
·McCoy moved into sole possession of 11th place on the NCAA FBS career TD passing list with 96.
·McCoy passed Donnie Little (1,306 - 1978-81) for third place on the UT QB career rushing list with 1,314 yards.
·Shipley reached the 50-reception plateau for the second consecutive season, joining Mike Adams, Kwame Cavil, Roy Williams and Quan Cosby as the only five players in school history to accomplish the feat.
·Tucker booted a season-long 60-yard punt and landed three of his eight punts inside the 20.
·Thomas intercepted a pass for the fourth consecutive game with five over the span.
·Thomas' INT was his fifth of the season and the seventh of his career.
·Whittaker logged a career-high 18 carries, besting the 15 he had against Rice last season and rushed for a season-high 71 yards, four yards shy of his career-high 75.
·Williams' INT midway through the fourth quarter was his first of the season and the second of his career.
·Williams' sack in the first quarter was the first of his career.
Attendance: 96,009 - 64th consecutive Red River Rivalry sellout.
Game Captains: #2 Sergio Kindle, #8 Jordan Shipley, #12 Colt McCoy
Coin Toss: Texas wins the toss and defers choice to the second half. Oklahoma elects to receive. Texas elects to defend the West end zone.