SMU Postgame Notes - September 15, 2012

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Sept. 15, 2012

Recap |  Final Stats

Texas A&M 48, SMU 3
Texas A&M (1-1), SMU (1-2)
Gerald J. Ford Stadium
Dallas, Texas

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SMU hosts TCU - Sat., Sept. 29 - Time is TBA (will be announced Monday, Sept. 17) - Gerald J. Ford Stadium - Dallas, Texas
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NCAA RECORD
Margus Hunt (#92 DE) (Lombardi Award & Hendricks Award Watch Lists)
- Blocked PAT at 3:26 of the 2nd quarter was the 16th total block of his career (9 FGs, 7 PATs). That is tied for 2nd in NCAA history.
- 1st is 19 by James Ferebee, New Mexico St, 1978-81 (8 FGs; 6 PATs; 5 Punts)
- T-2nd is 16 by Max McGeary, Baylor, 1977-80 (6 FGs; 6 Punts; 4 PATs)
- Now has 7 blocked PATs, which is 2nd in NCAA history (record is 8 by Ray Farmer, Duke, 1992-95)
- Has 9 blocked FGs, which is the NCAA career record
- Had his first sack of the season; now has 9.5 for his career

TEAM NOTES
- SMU game captains: Aaron Davis (#93 DT), Zach Line (#48 RB), Jordan Free (#78 OL), Ryan Smith (#20 SS), Margus Hunt (#92 DE)
- Attendance of 32,016 ranks 6th at Ford Stadium
- SMU is 24-19 since the start of the 2009 season
- SMU is 15-6 at home since the start of the 2009 season
- SMU has won 6 of its last 8 home games

SMU RECORDS
Ja'Gared Davis (#56 LB)
- Had a half-TFL and has 2.0 on the season and 32.0 for his career (entered game T-8th in NCAA for career TFLs among active players)
- Had a career-high 3 QB hurries
- Still has 17.5 sacks for his career which is 6th at SMU (entered the game 4th in NCAA for career sacks among active players)


 

 

Darius Johnson (#3 WR) - DNP
- Had 5 receptions, now has 182 receptions for his career (5th at SMU) (passes Aldrick Robinson, 181)
- Had 52 receiving yards, now has 2177 receiving yards for his career (8th at SMU)

Zach Line (#48, RB)
- Had 104 rushing yards, has 3206 for his career (5th at SMU) (entered game 4th in NCAA among active players)
- Has 36 career rushing TDs (3rd at SMU) (entered game tied for 3rd in NCAA among active players)
- Has 216 career points (6th at SMU)
- Had 104 yards rushing; for his 17th career game with 100+ (2nd at SMU - Eric Dickerson 28) (passes Reggie Dupard 16, Craig James 16)
- 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))
- Receiving: Career-high tying 5 receptions and had a career-long 29-yard reception

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Ja'Gared Davis (#56 LB)
- See SMU Records

Keenan Holman (#81 WR)
- Tied career high of 5 receptions (52 receiving yards)

Chase Hover (#42 P/K)
- Was 1-2 FGs (Good from 25, missed from 48); is now 10-11 from 39 yards or less (11-16 for his career)

Margus Hunt (#92 DE)
- See NCAA Record

Randall Joyner (#5 LB)
- Had a team-high and season-high 9 tackles (4 solo). Second-highest of his career (12)

Cole Loftin (#5 WR/KR)
- Had a career-long 24-yard kickoff return

Kevin Pope (#3 LB)
- Had his first career forced fumble

Blake Poston (#17 DB)
- Had first career forced fumble

Taylor Reed (#44 LB)
- Had 1 sack, now has 8.0 for his career
- Had 1 TFL, now has 20.5 for his career
- 6 tackles; now has 318 for his career (entered the game 4th in NCAA for career tackles among active players)
- 3 solo tackles, now has 204 (entered the game 2nd in NCAA for career solo tackles among active players)

Stephon Sanders (#23 LB)
- Had 5 tackles, including a half-TFL; now has 6.0 TFLs for his career

Ryan Smith (#20 SS)
- Season-high 7 tackles (5 solo)