TEXAS TEAM NOTES
· Mack Brown earned his 100th win at Texas.
· Texas boasts the 21st 1,000-yard individual rushing season in school history with Jamaal Charles' 1,012 yards
· Texas leads the all-time series 8-4, including 3-1 in Austin.
· Texas topped the 500-yard plateau in total offense for the second time in 2007, the 32nd time in the Mack Brown and 55th time in school history.
· Texas logged a 200-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver for the first time since the 1998 Cotton Bowl against Mississippi State when Ricky Williams logged 203 rushing yards and Wane McGarity had 132 receiving yards.
· Texas joins Boise State as the only two Division I Football Bowl Subdivision team to win 100 games since 1998.
· Texas is 51-6 (.895) at home during the Mack Brown era.
· Texas is 31-3 (.912) at home vs. league opponents during the Mack Brown era.
· Texas is 55-0 when recording more than 200 rushing yards in the Mack Brown era.
· Texas is 78-2 when recording more than 400 total yards in the Mack Brown era.
· Texas is 74-7 when scoring first in the Mack Brown era.
· Texas is 96-11 when scoring more than 20 points in the Mack Brown era.
· Texas recorded 400 or more yards of total offense for the 56th time in the last 86 games.
· Texas held its opponent scoreless in the first quarter for the fifth time this season. The Longhorns are outscoring foes 61-24 in the opening period.
· Texas rushed for over 300 yards in a game for the first time since posting 330 against Rice in the third game of 2006.
· Texas had its first 200-yard rusher since Vince Young logged 200 yards against USC in the Rose Bowl.
· Texas prevented its opponent from scoring on the opening drive for the seventh time in 2007 (Arkansas State, FG and Kansas State, TD).
· Texas won when trailing at halftime for the second time this season, including the TCU game.
· Bailey made two field goals of 40 yards or longer for the third time this season.
· Bailey made three or more field goals in a game for the fourth time in his career.
· Charles' 216 rushing yards in a quarter (fourth) was six yards shy of the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision record of 222 set by Corey Dillon of Washington against San Jose State in 1996.
· Charles' 237 rushing yards in a half (second) was four shy of the Texas school record of 241 by Hodges Mitchell against Kansas in 2000.
· Charles 290 rushing yards is tied for fourth best in school history, trailing only two efforts by Ricky Williams (350 vs. Iowa State, 1998; 318 vs. Rice 1998) and Roosevelt Leaks (342 vs. SMU 1973).
· Charles 86-yard TD run with 7:33 remaining in the fourth quarter was tied for the fifth longest run in school history.
· Charles moved into eighth place on UT's career rushing list with 2,721 yards, passing Adrian Walker (2,473 - 1989-92), Jim Bertelsen (2,510 - 1969-71), Eric Metcalf (2,661 - 1985-88) and Hodges Mitchell (2,664 - 1997-2000).
· Charles recorded his fourth 100-yard rushing effort of the season and the eighth of his career.
· Charles' three TD runs give him 11 on the season and the 29 for his career.
· Charles into seventh place on UT's career rushing TD list with 29, passing Chris Gilbert (28 - 1966-68) and A.J. "Jam" Jones (27 - 1978-81).
· Charles eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing plateau on the season, finishing with 1,012 yards - 21st on the UT single-season list.
· Charles rushed for three TDs in a game for the third time in his career, including vs. Rice as a freshman and Rice as a junior. list.
· Charles eclipsed the 3,000-yard plateau in all-purpose yards for his career with 3,139.
· Cosby recorded a career-high 113 receiving yards, topping his 101-yard effort against Oklahoma State in 2006.
· Cosby recorded his first 100-yard receiving game of the season and the second of his career.
· Cosby has recorded a reception in 27 consecutive games.
· Cosby has recorded at least three receptions in eight of UT's nine games.
· Cosby has recorded at least five receptions in seven of UT's nine games.
· Cosby set the UT single-season record for most kickoff returns with 26, eclipsing the record of 24 set by Kevin Nelson in 1986.
· Cosby moved to within 10 yards of the UT single-season record for most kickoff return yards with 612, shy of Mike Adams 622 yards in 1993.
· Cosby moved to sixth place on UT's career list for kickoff returns with 40.
· Cosby moved to within 24 kickoff return yards of becoming just the second player in school history to log over 1,000 receiving yards and 1,000 kickoff return yards in a career. With 1,267 receiving yards and 976 kickoff return yards, he would join Mike Adams with 3,032 receiving yards and 1,591 kickoff return yards.
· Finley has recorded at least one reception in 15 of his last 16 games.
· Finley has recorded two or more receptions in 17 of his last 20 games.
· Jones has logged three or more receptions in all nine of UT's games.
· Jones has recorded at least four receptions in eight of UT's nine games.
· Jones 53 receptions on the season are the most by a UT player since Roy Williams caught 70 passes in 2003 and he moved into a ninth-place tie with Mike Adams on UT's single-season list.
· McCoy rushed for 40 or more yard for the third consecutive game.
· McCoy's 55 rushing yards was his season best and ranked second in his career behind his 68-yard effort against Texas Tech last season.
· McCoy moved into ninth place on UT's single-season total offense list with 2,577, moving past Bret Stafford (2,472 - 1986) and Peter Gardere (2,452 - 1992).
· McCoy became the fourth player in UT history to record 2,500 or more yards of total offense in two or more seasons, joining Vince Young (2004-05), Chris Simms (2001-02) and James Brown (1995-96).
· McCoy moved into 10th place on UT's single-season passing list with 2,341, moving past Shea Morenz (2,341 - 1993).
· Okam's forced fumble midway through the fourth quarter was the first of his career.
· Okam's fumble recovery midway through the fourth quarter was his first of the season and the fifth of his career.
Attendance: 85,968 - UT's 45th consecutive sellout and seventh largest home crowd in UT history.
Game Captains: #12 Colt McCoy, #26 Marcus Griffin, #79 Tony Hills, #96 Derek Lokey
Coin Toss: Nebraska won the toss. Nebraska deferred to the second half. Texas elects to receive. Nebraska elects to defend the North goal.