No. 6 Texas 35, UCF 32
September 15, 2007
Bright House Networks Stadium -- Orlando, Fla.
∑ Today's 15-minute delay marked the third time in Texas history that a game was halted due to inclement weather. The previous occurrences came against Iowa State in 2006 (1-hour, 10 minutes, end of the 3rd quarter) and in the first-ever Big 12 game against Missouri in 1996 (45-minutes, 3rd-quarter). Texas won both of those games, which were played in Austin at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
∑ After the first meeting in series history, Texas is now 1-0 against UCF.
∑ With the win, Texas extended its streak of consecutive non-conference road wins to eight, a UT record (previous record: 7, 1956-63).
∑ Texasí 14-play, 73-yard TD drive (Time elapsed: 5:30) in the first quarter was UTís longest drive in number of plays this season. In fact, Texasí first two drives totaled 27 plays for 137 yards and lasted 10:53.
∑ Texas has won 22 of its last 24 games in the seasonís first month and 29 of their last 33.
∑ Texas has won 30 of its last 32 true road games.
∑ Texas is 35-7 overall on the road and 29-4 versus unranked road foes during the Mack Brown era.
∑ Texas produced 400 yards of total offense for the 52nd time in the last 79 games.
∑ Texas is 52-0 when rushing for more than 200 yards under Mack Brown.
∑ Texas is 70-7 when scoring first under Mack Brown.
∑ Texas is 80-7 when leading at the half under Mack Brown.
∑ Texas is 73-2 when recording 400 or more total yards under Mack Brown.
∑ Texas moved to 92-9 in the Brown era when scoring 20 or more points.
∑ Texas has gone 100 games without giving up a punt return for a TD.
∑ Texas scored its 55th non-offensive TD since 1999, third nationally.
∑ With two 19-yard field goals, a 37-yarder, a 40-yarder and a 42-yarder, Bailey set a new career high with five made FGs in a game (previous: three, Oklahoma State, 2006).
∑ The five made field goals tied the UT single-game record held by Kris Stockton (at Texas Tech, 2000) and Jeff Ward (at Arkansas, 1985).
∑ With 153 rushing yards, Charles brought his career total to 2,108 and moved into 13th place on UTís all-time list passing Marty Akins (2,020, 1973-75), Darron Norris (2,079, 1985-88) and Phil Brown (2,102, 1990-93).
∑ With 153 rushing yards, Charles eclipsed the 100-yard mark for the third consecutive game this season and for the seventh time in his career.
∑ With three consecutive 100-yard games to open the season, Charles joins Cedric Benson (2004) as the only UT backs to accomplish the feat in the last 10 years. Benson opened 2004 with four consecutive 100-yard games.
∑ Charlesí 46-yard TD run tied for his second longest career run behind his 80-yard TD against Oklahoma in 2005. He also had a 46-yard run against Rice in 2006.
∑ With runs of 46, 28 and 27 yards, Charles upped his number of explosive runs this season to seven.
∑ Charles has scored at least one TD in each of the last seven games.
∑ Cosby posted a career-high10 receptions eclipsing his previous mark of seven (at Texas Tech, 2006; vs. Texas A&M, 2006; vs. Iowa, 2006).
∑ Cosby has recorded a reception in 21 consecutive games.
∑ Cosby has logged three or more receptions in eight consecutive games.
∑ Cosby has logged 100 or more all-purpose yards in each of UT's last four games.
∑ With seven receptions, Finley upped his career total to 43 and moved into 10th place on UTís all-time receptions by a tight end list passing Randy Peschel (40, 1967-69).
∑ Finley has recorded at least one reception in his last 10 games.
∑ Finley has recorded two or more receptions in 12 of his last 14 games.
∑ Fosterís fumble recovery with 7:29 left in the second quarter was his first of the season and the second of his career.
∑ Fosterís 33-yard interception return for a TD with 3:26 left in the second quarter was his first career INT and the third TD of his career.
∑ Along with a 20-yard fumble return for a TD against No. 19 TCU, Foster has scored a TD in each of the last two games. He becomes the first Longhorn to score non-offensive TDs in consecutive games since Greg Brown did it against Texas A&M and Oregon in 2000.
∑ Griffinís forced fumble with 7:29 left in the second quarter was his first of the season and third of his career.
∑ Griffinís fumble recovery with 5:10 left in the game was his first of the season and the second of his career.
∑ With seven receptions, Jones upped his season total to 24, which is just five shy of his career total (29) coming into the season.
∑ Jones' TD reception with :29 seconds left in the first quarter was his second of the season and the sixth of his career.
∑ McCoy moved his career record to 13-3.
∑ With 259 yards passing, McCoy moved into eighth place on UTís all-time list (3,291) passing Bobby Layne (3,145 yards, 1944-47).
∑ With 259 yards passing, McCoy eclipsed the 200-yard mark for the ninth time in his 16 career games.
∑ McCoy set career highs in both completions (32) and attempts (47) eclipsing his previous highs of 26 completions and 40 attempts.
∑ McCoy has thrown at least one TD in 14 of his 16 career games.
∑ Palmerís forced fumble with 5:10 left in the game was the first of his career.
∑ Shipley set a career high with four receptions eclipsing his previous high of three (at Texas Tech, 2006; vs. Oklahoma State, 2006).
∑ Sweed started his 36th consecutive game.
∑ Sweed has caught at least one pass in 21 consecutive games and 37 of 40 career games.
Game Captains: The senior class highlighted by #67 Dallas Griffin; #79 Tony Hills; #95 Derek Lokey; #97 Frank Okam
Coin Toss: UCF won the toss and elected to receive the kickoff; Texas elected to defend the North Goal; Texas received the kickoff to open the second half.