Football Postgame Notes - SMU vs. Rutgers - Oct. 5, 2013

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Oct. 5, 2013

Recap |  Final Stats

[RV/RV] Rutgers 55, SMU 52 (3OT)
[RV/RV] Rutgers (4-1, 1-0 American), SMU (1-4, 0-1 American)
Gerald J. Ford Stadium
Dallas, Texas

NEXT GAME:
SMU has an off week before playing at Memphis on Saturday, Oct. 19 - Time is TBD
TV: TBD
Radio: 1310 AM "The Ticket"

TEAM NOTES & SMU GAME RECORDS
- Today's captains: Garrett Gilbert (#11, QB), Hayden Greenbauer (#22, DB), Jeremy Johnson (#15, WR), Randall Joyner (#5, LB), Darrian Wright (#54, DT)
- SMU rallied from down 35-14 in the 4th quarter to send the game to OT.
- This was SMU's second 3OT game (L, 55-52 at Memphis 11/24/2007)
- This was SMU's 14th OT game (3-11)

SMU Team Single-Game Records
- 484 passing yards (was 460 vs. Nevada in the 2009 Hawaii Bowl)
- 45 completions (was 41 - vs. Texas Tech 8/30/2013 & at Texas A&M 9/21/2013)
- Additional 2013 season highs
- 52 points
- 558 yards of total offense
- 5 passing TDs
- 7 total TDs
- 99 total plays

Garrett Gilbert was 45-70 passing for 484 yards with 5 TDs, was 11-14 rushing with 2 TDs
- SMU record and career-high 484 passing yards (record was 460 by Kyle Padron vs. Nevada in the 2009 Hawaii Bowl)
- Career-high 5 passing TDs ties for 2nd at SMU
- SMU record and career-high 7 TDs responsible for (5 pass/2 run) (record was 6 on 2 occasions)
- SMU record and career-high 45 completions (record was 41 by Gilbert vs. Texas Tech 8/30/2013)
- SMU record and career-high 70 passing attempts (record was 69 by Chuck Hixson at Ohio State in 1968)
- SMU record and career-high 498 yards of total offense (484 passing/14 rushing) (record was 489 by Justin Willis at Memphis 11/24/2007)
- SMU record and career-high 81 plays (70 passing/11 rushing) (record was 75)

 

 

Jeremy Johnson was 18-217 receiving with 3 TDs and a 2-point catch
- Career-high 3TDs ties for 2nd at SMU
- Ties SMU record with a career-high 18 receptions (Emmanuel Sanders at Washington State in 2009)
- SMU record and career-high 217 receiving yards (record was 213 by Jerry LeVias vs. N.C. State in 1968)

SMU's record since the start of the 2009 season, SMU is:
- 31-27
- 20-9 at home
- 22-11 in conference games
- 15-2 at home in league play

Series
- SMU vs. Rutgers: 0-1

June Jones
- Career record: 108-79
- SMU record: 32-38 (31-27 since the start of 2009)

- SMU was 4 of 6 on 4th down; converting at least three 4th down attempts for the first time since the Conference USA Championship game at #25 UCF 12/4/2010.
- SMU was 6-of-6 in the red zone (5 TDs & 1 FG)

SMU RECORDS
Garrett Gilbert (#11, QB)
- ALSO SEE TEAM NOTES (ABOVE) FOR GAME RECORDS
- Was 45 for 70 for 484 yards passing with a career-high 5 TDs; was 11 for 14 yards rushing with 2 TDs
- Career-high 5 passing TDs, 2nd in a game at SMU
- Has 9 on the season, 24 at SMU and 37 for his career
- 5 passing TDs ties for 2nd in a game at SMU
- 484 passing yards
- 1775 on the season (averaging 355.0 per game; entered game 8th in the NCAA)
- 4707 in his SMU career, which is 7th at SMU
- 8008 for his career (entered game 12th in NCAA among active players)
- 45 completions
- 181 on the season (averaging 36.2 per game; entered game 2nd in the NCAA)
- 449 in his SMU career, which is 4th at SMU
- 754 for his career (entered game 8th in NCAA among active players)
- 498 yards of total offense
- 1853 on the season (averaging 371.0 per game; entered game 9th in the NCAA)
- 5131 in his SMU career, which is 7th at SMU
- 8832 for his career (entered game 9th in NCAA among active players)
- 81 total plays
- 937 in his SMU career
- 1593 for his career (entered game 3rd in NCAA among active players)
- 70 pass attempts
- 792 in his SMU career, which is 5th at SMU
- 1330 for his career (entered game 4th in NCAA among active players)

Chase Hover (#42, K)
- Was 5-6 on PATs
- 12-13 for the season
- 97-100 for his career, which is 3rd at SMU for PATs made (entered game 25th in NCAA among active players)
- Was 1-1 FGs (37 Yds)
- 10-11 on the season
- 36-50 (72.0 %) for his career, which ties for 3rd at SMU for FGs made (entered game 20th in NCAA among active players)
- 8 points (3 PATs, 1 FG)
- now has 205 points in his career, which is 9th at SMU

Jeremy Johnson (#15, WR)
- Preseason All-American Athletic Conference (3rd team), Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Watch List, Biletnikoff Watch List
- ALSO SEE TEAM NOTES (ABOVE) FOR GAME RECORDS
- Was 18-217 receiving with 3 TDs
- Ties the SMU record with his 4th career 10-plus reception game (Jerry LeVias 1966-68, Jason Wolf 1989-92) (Johnson has 3 this year)
- Career-high 3 TDs; has 4 this season and 8 for his career
- SMU record 217 receiving yards; has 635 yards on the season
- His 5th career 100-yard game, which ties for 8th at SMU
- His 4th 100-yard game this season, which ties for 6th at SMU

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Kenneth Acker (#21 DB)
- Preseason All-American Athletic Conference (1st team), Thorpe Award Watch List
- Had his 1st interception of the season and 5th of his career
- Added 2 tackles and a pass breakup

Beau Barnes (#94, DT)
- Career-high 2 sacks, has 3 for the season and 4.5 for his career
- Career-high 3 TFLs, has 5.5 for the season and 8.5 for his career
- Career-high 7 tackles

Garrett Gilbert (#11, QB)
- See SMU Records

Keenan Holman (#81, WR)
- Was 3-76 receiving with 1TD
- His 55-yard TD catch was a career-long
- Has 2 TDs on the season and 6 for his career

Chase Hover (#42, K)
- See SMU Records

Jeremy Johnson (#15, WR)
- See SMU Records

Darius Joseph (#18, WR)
- Was 10-40 receiving with 1 TD
- His 3rd 10-plus reception game of the season
- Has 3 TDs on the year and 4 for the season

Randall Joyner (#5, LB)
- Preseason All-American Athletic Conference (3rd team)
- Career-high and team-high 18 tackles (was 14 at UTEP 10/6/2012)
- Career-high and team-high 11 solo tackles

Taylor Lasecki (#52, OL)
- Rimington Award Watch List
- started 18th straight game

Kevin Pope (#3, LB)
- Had his first fumble recovery of the season, 4th of his career
- Added 9 tackles
- Had 2 TFLs, has 8 on the season

Traylon Shead (#34, RB)
- Preseason All-American Athletic Conference (3rd team)
- Had career-highs of 15 carries and 69 yards rushing
- Had a career-long 16-yard run

JaBryce Taylor (#83, WR/KR)
- Was 3-94 receiving (first reception of his career)
- Had a long of 69 yards

Zach Wood (#90, DE)
- Had his first career forced fumble
- Had 1.0 TFL, has 2.5 for the season
- Totaled 5 tackles

Jonathan Yenga (#2, LB)
- Had 1 sack, has 2 on the season
- Had 2 TFLs, has 5.0 on the season
- Finished with 3 tackles