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SMU vs UCF -- Football Postgame Notes

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Nov. 17, 2007

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SMU Postgame Notes
November 17, 2007
UCF 49, SMU 20

Chris Butler

  • Had his second rushing TD of the season (had his first last week against Rice)
  • Columbus Givens

  • TD reception was his fourth of the season and eighth of his career
  • Jessie Henderson

  • Now has 1742 career KOR yards, which is second at SMU (passed Arthur Whittington, 1649 from 1974-77; record is Jonas Rutledge, 2154 from 2000-03)
  • Now has 710 KOR yards this season, which is fourth at SMU
  • Damon Hurst - forced fumble was his second of the season

    Jonathan Lindley - his interception was his second of the season and third of his career

    Thomas Morstead

  • Was 2-2 on PATs to extend his SMU record for consecutive PAT makes to 70 (previous was Eddie Garcia, 34 from 1978-81).
  • His 51-yard FG was his third 50-plus-yard FG of the season and the fourth of his career
  • Has 36 PATs this season, which is third at SMU (record is 40 by Jeff Harrell, 1982)
  • Was 5-239 punting for a 47.8 average; his season punting average is 44.5, which would rank third in a season at SMU (record is 45.0 by David Sheer in 1957)
  • His career punting average is 44.2, which is ahead of the record (43.9 by Eric Kaifes from 1980-81)
  • Zach Rhodes

  • Connected with Columbus Givens for his first career TD pass
  • Emmanuel Sanders

  • Now has 107 career receptions, which is tied for 13th at SMU
  • Now has 61 receptions this season, which is tied for sixth in a season at SMU
  • Now has 1376 career receiving yards, which is 14th at SMU

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    Justin Smart
  • Had his first fumble recovery
  • Had one sack and now has 1.5 sacks for the season
  • Justin Willis

  • Now has 4616 career passing yards, which is to fifth at SMU
  • Now has 2569 passing yards this season, which is fifth at SMU
  • Now has 5555 career yards total offense, which is fifth at SMU
  • Now has 3154 season yards total offense to extend his season record at SMU (was 2995 by Chuck Hixson in 1968)
  • Now has 207 completions this season, which is 7th in a season at SMU; he becomes the fifth SMU player with 200 or more completions in a season (Chuck Hixson and Mike Romo did it twice each)
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