SMU Postgame Notes - September 2, 2012

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Sept. 2, 2012

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Baylor 59, SMU 24
Baylor (1-0), SMU (0-1)
Floyd Casey Stadium
Waco, Texas


NEXT GAME:
SMU hosts Stephen F. Austin - Sat., Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. - Gerald J. Ford Stadium - Dallas, Texas
TV: Time Warner Texas Channel
Radio: 1310 AM "The Ticket"
Streaming Video: SMUMustangs.com


TEAM NOTES
- SMU game captains: Margus Hunt (#92 DE), Blake McJunkin (#63 OL), Zach Line (#48 RB), Aaron Davis (#93 DT), Ryan Smith (#20 DB) - Temperature was 100 degrees at kickoff, third-hottest in SMU history. (Hottest were 111 at TCU 9/10/1977 and 107 vs. Kansas 9/2/2000) - SMU now has three straight home games; vs. SFA (Sept. 8), vs. Texas A&M (Sept. 15), vs. TCU (Sept. 29)


- SMU is 23-18 since the start of the 2009 season

SMU RECORDS
Darius Johnson (#3 WR)
- Had 9 receptions, now has 177 for his career (6th at SMU)
- Had 58 yards receiving, now has 2125 for his career (8th at SMU)

Zach Line (#48, RB)
- Had 135 rushing yards; now has 16 games with 100+ in his career (t-2nd at SMU - Eric Dickerson 28, Reggie Dupard 16, Craig James 16)
- Had 135 rushing yards, has 3042 for his career (6th at SMU)
- Still has 34 career rushing TDs (3rd at SMU)
- Still has 204 career points (8th at SMU)
- Had a career-high 5 receptions (21 yards)
- He had 1494 rushing yards in 2010 (2nd at SMU) followed by 1224 yards in 2011 (8th at SMU); is the 5th player at SMU with multiple 1000-yard seasons (Reggie Dupard (3), Eric Dickerson (2), Keylon Kincade (2), Alvin Maxson (2))


INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Gehrig Dieter (#4 WR)
- Had his first career catches and TD (3-64, 40-yard TD from Conner Preston))

Garrett Gilbert (#11 QB)
- Had his first 2 TD passes at SMU (has 15 for his career)
- Tied career highs with 34 completions and 59 attempts
- 286 passing yards is second-highest of career (344 vs. Iowa State in 2010)

Keenan Holman (#81 WR)
- Tied his career-high with 3 receptions

Chase Hover (#42 K)
- Was 1-2 on FGs, is 9-12 for his career

Darius Johnson (#3, WR)
- See SMU Records

Jeremy Johnson (#15 WR)
- Had career-highs of 9 receptions and 76 yards
- Had 1 receiving TD, the 2nd of his career

Randall Joyner (#5 LB)
- Had 7 tackles, tied for second-highest of his career

Zach Line (#48 RB)
- See SMU Records

Chris Parks (#1 DB)
- had a career-high 5 tackles

Conner Preston (#16 QB)
- Threw his first career TD pass (40 yards to Gehrig Dieter)

Taylor Reed (#44 LB)
- Had 6 tackles, third-highest on the team; 1 TFL (has 19.5 TFLs for career)

Jay Scott (#8 DB)
- Had a team-high and career-high 9 tackles (previous high was 6)

Der'rikk Thompson (#7 WR)
- Had 1 TD (42 yards from Gilbert), now has 4 for his career

Ryan Walker (#9 WR)
- Had his first career catch

Rishaad Wimbley (#33 RB)
- had his first career catches (2-36 with a long of 29)