SMU Postgame Notes - November 12, 2011

Go smu!
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Go smu!

Nov. 12, 2011

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Navy 24, SMU 17
Navy (4-6), SMU (6-4, 4-2 C-USA)
Gerald J. Ford Stadium
Dallas, Texas

SMU is at No. 11/11 Houston on Nov. 19 at 2:30 p.m.

- Captains for today: #70 Kelvin Beachum (OT), #93 Aaron Davis (DT), #56 Ja'Gared Davis (LB), #77 Josh LeRibeus (G)
- SMU is 6-4 and is bowl-eligible for the third straight season
- SMU is 13-4 in its last 17 home games, dating back to the start of the 2009 season.
- SMU is 4-1 at home this season

Cole Beasley (#11, WR) (Biletnikoff Award watch list)
- Had a career-high tying 2 TDs; 1 receiving TD and 1 rushing TD
- Had 8 receptions for 65 yards
- Has 235 career receptions, which is tied for 2nd at SMU and 8th in C-USA
- Has 2731 career receiving yards, which is 4th at SMU and 20th in C-USA
- His 66 receptions this season rank 8th at SMU
- His 812 receiving yards this season rank 14th at SMU

Darius Johnson (#3, WR) (Biletnikoff Award watch list)
- Had 6 receptions for 59 yards
- Has 148 career receptions, which is 10th at SMU
- Has 1768 career receiving yards, which is 11th at SMU
- His 819 receiving yards this season rank 12th at SMU

Zach Line (#48, RB) (Doak Walker semifinalist, Maxwell Award watch lists)
- Had 135 rushing yards (24 carries), his 8th 100-yard game this season (T-3rd at SMU); 15th of his career (T-4th at SMU)
- His 1224 rushing yards this season is 8th at SMU; 5th player at SMU with multiple 1000-yard seasons (Reggie Dupard (3), Eric Dickerson (2), Keylon Kincade (2), Alvin Maxson (2))
- Has rushed for 100 yards in 13 of the last 17 games
- Now has 2907 career rushing yards, which is 7th at SMU
- His 17 rushing TDs this season is tied for 2nd at SMU (Eric Dickerson 19 in 1981, Eric Dickerson 17 in 1982)
- His 34 career rushing TDs rank 3rd at SMU
- Has 102 points this season, which is tied for 3rd at SMU
- Has 204 career points rank 8th at SMU



J.J. McDermott (#15, QB)
- Is 6-3 as the starting quarterback at SMU
- Had 1 TD pass. Has 13 TD passes this season.
- Has 2764 passing yards this season, 7th at SMU for a season and the most by a senior at SMU
- Has 2680 yard of total offense this season, 7th at SMU
- Has 217 completions this season, tied for 9th at SMU

Kenneth Acker (#21, CB)
- Had his first career interception

Chris Banjo (#23, FS)
- Had a season-high tying 11 tackles (5 solo); his second 10+ tackle game this year and 8th of his career
- Had a fumble recovery; his 2nd of the season and 3rd of his career

Kelvin Beachum (#70, OT) (watch lists for: Outland Trophy, Rotary Lombardi Award)
- Started his 49th consecutive game at SMU

Cole Beasley (#11, WR)
- See SMU Records

Ja'Gared Davis (#56, LB)
- Had 4 tackles (1 solo) and 0.5 TFL

Chase Hover (#42, K)
- Was 2-2 on PATs; he is 34-36 on the season
- Was 1-1 on FGs; he is 8-10 on the season

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

Zach Line (#48, RB)
- See SMU Records

J.J. McDermott (#15, QB)
- See SMU Records

Taylor Reed (#44, LB)
- Had a season-high 14 tackles; 3rd game this year with 10+ tackles; 10th of his career with 10+ tackles
- Had a forced fumble; his 1st of the season and 4th of his career
- Had 1 TFL; has 6 on the season and 15 for his career

Justin Sorrell (#2, SS)
- Had a career-high 10 tackles (6 solo)

Der'rikk Thompson (#7, WR)
- Had 3 receptions for 40 yards; has 21 catches for 332 yards on the season

Taylor Thompson (#8, DE) (watch lists: Bronko Nagurski Award, Rotary Lombardi Award, Pony Express Award)
- Had 4 tackles (3 solo)

Terrance Wilkerson (#18, WR)
- Had 5 receptions for 69 yards; has 39 catches for 520 yards this season

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