No. 14/12 Texas 38, Oklahoma State 35
Nov. 3, 2007
Boone Pickens Stadium -- Stillwater, Okla.
· Texas has now won 10-consecutive games against Oklahoma State.
· Texas improved its overall record against Oklahoma State to 20-2.
· Texas’ 21-point comeback tied for the second-largest comeback in UT history with its 21-point comeback at Texas Tech in 2006. Texas’ 28-point comeback against Oklahoma State in 2004 is UT’s largest comeback.
· Texas won its 10th game in 27 tries when trailing entering the fourth quarter in the Mack Brown era.
· Texas is now 56-0 when rushing for more than 200 yards in a game in the Mack Brown era.
· With 307 yards rushing, Texas rushed for over 300 yards for the second consecutive week (364 vs. Nebraska).
· Texas had two 100-yard rushers in a game for the 26th time in school history and for the first time since Jamaal Charles (109) and Selvin Young (101) did it against Rice last season.
· Texas posted at least 500 yards of offense for the fourth time in 2007. They have eclipsed 500 yards in each of the last two games and in three of the last four.
· Texas tallied at least 500 yards of offense for the 33rd time under Mack Brown. There are only 56 of them on UT record.
· Texas’ 589 total yards are the most since UT notched 617 yards against Kansas in 2005.
· Bailey extended his streak to 49 consecutive made PATs.
· Bailey’s 40-yard field goal as time expired was the second game-winner of his career, joining his 22-yard field goal at Nebraska in 2006.
· The 40-yard field goal was his eighth made field goal of at least 40 yards this season and the ninth of his career.
· Of Charles’ game-high 180 rushing yards, 128 came in the second half. Charles has now posted 365 yards in the second half of the last two games.
· Charles has rushed for 470 yards and six TDs on 49 carries (9.6 ypc) over the last two games.
· With TD runs of 75 yards, 22 yards and 18 yards a 22-yard TD run, Charles now has 14 TDs in 2007 and 32 for his career.
· Charles became the first player since Ricky Williams in 1998 to score at least three TDs in back-to-back games.
· Cosby has recorded a reception in 28 consecutive games.
· Cosby has recorded at least three receptions in nine of UT's 10 games.
· With four receptions, Cosby brought his career total to 110, moving him into eighth place on UT’s all-time list, passing Tony Jones (108, 1986-89).
· Cosby set the UT single-season record for most kickoff return yards with 699, eclipsing Mike Adams’ 622 yards in 1993.
· Cosby moved into second place on UT's career list for kickoff returns with 44, passing Adrian Walker (41), Walter Fondren (43), Victor Ike (43) and Selvin Young (43).
· Cosby moved into third place on UT’s all-time kickoff return yards list with 1,063, passing Selvin Young (994).
· With 87 kickoff return yards, Cosby became just the second player in school history to log over 1,000 receiving yards and 1,000 kickoff return yards in a career. With 1,314 receiving yards and 1,063 kickoff return yards, he joins Mike Adams, who had 3,032 receiving yards and 1,591 kickoff return yards.
· Finley has recorded at least one reception in 16 of his last 17 games.
· Finley has recorded two or more receptions in 18 of his last 21 games.
· Finely has recorded at least three receptions in seven of UT’s 10 games.
· Finley’s 20-yard TD reception with 7:43 left in the second quarter was his second of the season and the fifth of his career.
· Finley led the team in both receptions (six) and receiving yards (79)
· Jones has logged three or more receptions in all 10 of UT's games.
· Jones has recorded at least four receptions in nine of UT's 10 games.
· Jones 57 receptions on the season are the most by a UT player since Roy Williams caught 70 passes in 2003.
· With four receptions, Jones moved into sixth place on UT’s single-season receptions list with 57, passing Mike Adams (53, 1995), Johnny Walker (55, 1989), Adams (56, 1996) and Ryan Nunez (56, 1999).
· McCoy engineered the fifth fourth-quarter comeback of his career to go along with three other second-half comebacks. He has led fourth-quarter comebacks in the past two games.
· McCoy notched his first career 100-yard rushing game with 106 yards on 16 carries.
· McCoy has thrown for at least 200 yards in 10 of his last 11 games and 15 times in 23 career games.
· With his TD pass to Jermichael Finley, McCoy moved into sole possession of fourth place on UT’s all-time list with 45 career TD passes, bettering Vince Young’s total of 44.
· McCoy posted at least 300 yards of total offense (388) for the eighth time in his career.
· With 388 total yards of offense (282p/106r), McCoy moved into seventh place on UT’s all-time total offense list with 5,705 yards, passing Bret Stafford (5,379) and Cedric Benson (5,540).
· McCoy moved into fourth place on UT's single-season total offense list with 2,965 yards, moving past James Brown (2,583, 1995; 2,587, 1996), Chris Simms (2,593, 2001), his total from last season, 2,740 yards, and Vince Young (2,928, 2004).
· With 282 passing yards, McCoy moved into fourth place on UT's single-season passing list with 2,632 yards, moving past Peter Gardere (2,364, 1992), James Brown (2,447, 1995), Major Applewhite (2,453, 1998), Brown (2,468, 1996), his total from last season, 2,570 yards, and Chris Simms (2,603, 2001).
· McGee’s one-yard TD run in the fourth quarter was his sixth of the season.
· Muckelroy’s forced fumble in the second quarter was the first of his career.
· Palmer’s fumble recovery in the second quarter was the first of his career.
· Shipley’s 60-yard reception in the fourth quarter was a career long.
Game Captains: #9 Nate Jones, #44 Rashad Bobino, #67 Dallas Griffin, #97 Frank Okam
Coin Toss: Oklahoma State won the toss. Oklahoma State elected to receive. Texas elects to defend the West goal.