No. 2/2 Texas 35, UCF 3 November 7, 2009 Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium - Austin, Texas
Texas has held its opponents to 14 points or less in seven of nine games this season, including six straight.
In the last six games, the Texas defense has allowed an average of 182 total yards per game. Overall, the Horns have given up just 1,092 yards on 354 plays (3.1 ypp).
Texas held the opponent under 200 yards of total offense for the fourth time this season.
Texas held the opponent under 100 rushing yards for the seventh time this season.
Texas's six sacks were a season-high.
Texas won its 17th straight non-conference game, which is the third-longest non-conference winning streak in the nation.
Texas improved to 7-2-1 against teams from Florida, including 2-0 against UCF.
Texas has started the year 9-0 for the second time in five years (joining the 2005 National Championship). Prior to 2005, the last time the Longhorns opened the year 9-0 was 1983. In 117 years of UT football, UT has opened the season 9-0 nine times (1918, 1920, 1963, 1969, 1970, 1977, 1983, 2005, 2009) and two of those have come during the Mack Brown era.
Texas' 470 passing yards was six shy of the school record 476 set against Houston in 1987. Texas also passed for 473 yards against Washington in the 2001 Holiday Bowl.
Texas produced 500 yards of total offense for the fourth time this season.
Texas has produced 43 500-yard total offense performances under Mack Brown (there are only 66 of them in the 117 years of Texas football).
MACK BROWN ERA MARKS
UT is now 92-13 when outpassing an opponent
UT is now 119-13 when scoring more than 20 points
UT is now 102-7 when leading at halftime
UT is now 98-2 when recording more than 400 total yards
UT is now 95-16 when passing for more than 200 yards
UT is now 66-8 when passing for more than 250 yards
With a 41-7 career record, McCoy moved within one win of David Greene (Georgia - 42-10) on the Football Bowl Subdivision career victories list.
McCoy's 470 passing yards was the second-highest in school history behind the 473 yards Major Applewhite logged against Washington in the 2001 Holiday Bowl.
McCoy's 483 yards of total offense ranks second all-time on the UT list, trailing only the 506 yards Vince Young registered against Oklahoma State in 2005.
McCoy's TD pass gives him 17 for the season and 102 for his career. His 102 career TD passes moved him past Missouri's Chase Daniel for seventh on the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision career list.
McCoy extended his school-record streak to 26 consecutive games with a TD pass. His 26-game streak is the longest active streak in the nation.
McCoy has thrown a TD pass in 45 of his 48 starts.
With his TD pass, McCoy has been responsible for 120 TDs during his career. He ranks ninth on the NCAA all-time list for career TDs responsible for.
McCoy passed for 200 yards for the seventh time this season and the 36th time in his career.
McCoy passed for 300 yards for the third time this season and the 13th time in his career.
McCoy passed for 400 yards for the second time in his career, joining Major Applewhite as the only two players in school history to log multiple 400-yard passing games.
McCoy gained over 400 yards of total offense for the third time in his career. Vince Young (four) is the only player in school history more 400-yard efforts.
McCoy ended the game with 13,553 yards of total offense, passing Missouri's Chase Daniel (13,486) and Brad Smith (13,088) and moving to second place on the Big 12 career list behind only Texas Tech's Graham Harrell (15,611). He moved into seventh place on the NCAA FBS career list.
McCoy ended the game with 12,179 passing yards to move past Byron Leftwich (Marshall - 11,903), Chase Holbrook (New Mexico State - 11,846) and Brady Quinn (Notre Dame - 11,762) for 12th place on the NCAA FBS career list.
McCoy's 175 passing yards in the second quarter was tied for ninth on the UT list for an individual quarter.
McCoy became the first player in school history to pass for 2,000 or more yards in four different seasons.
Over the last three games, McCoy has completed 75-of-94 passes (79.7%) for 910 yards and six TDs (2 INT) for a passer rating of 177.9.
McCoy became the first player in Big 12 Conference history and the 16th player in NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision history to pass for 2,000 or more yards in four different seasons.
Shipley set the school recored with 273 receiving yards. It topped the 242 yards by Tony James against Pittsburgh in the 1987 Bluebonnet Bowl.
Shipley's 273 receiving yards was the second-highest total in Big 12 history behind the 300 yards Oklahoma State's Adarius Bowman logged against Kansas in 2006.
Shipley went over the 1,000-yard receiving mark on the season, joining Roy Williams as the only player to accomplish the feat twice. It is just the seventh 1,000-yard season in school history. His 1,050 yards ranks seventh on the single-season list.
Shipley logged 10 or more receptions for the fourth time this season and the seventh in his career.
Shipley logged 200 receiving yards for the first time in his career. It was the second 200-yard game in UT history.
Shipley logged 100 receiving yards for the fifth time this season and the eighth time in his career.
Shipley became the first player in school history to log 70 or more receptions in two different seasons.
Shipley joined Roy Williams (241) and Quan Cosby (212) as the only players in school history to log 200 career receptions. He ended the game with 207.
Shipley's 207 career receptions moved him past Kansas State's Jordy Nelson (206) for 10th place on the Big 12 Conference career receptions list.
Shipley passed Quan Cosby (2,598) for third place on the UT list for receiving yards. He ended the game with 2,756.
Shipley moved into fourth place in the UT single-season reception list with 75.
Williams equaled a career high with his five receptions.
Williams logged 50 or more receiving yards for the third consecutive game.
Attendance: 101,003 - 58th consecutive sellout at Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Game Captains: #7 Deon Beasley, # 71 Chris Hall, #74 Adam Ulatoski, #81 Sam Acho Coin Toss: UCF picks tails. Coin lands tails. UCF elects to receive. Texas elects to defend the South End Zone.