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SMU Football Postgame Notes - November 17, 2012 - Rice 36, SMU 14

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Nov. 17, 2012

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Rice 36, SMU 14
Rice (5-6, 3-4 C-USA), SMU (5-6, 4-3 C-USA)
Rice Stadium
Houston, Texas


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TEAM NOTES
- Today's captains: Zach Line (#48 RB), Ben Gottschalk (#72 OL), Margus Hunt (#92 DL), Mike Loftus (#99 P/K)

SMU in season records - Team
- 319 points - 8th in school history
- 29.0 points per game -3rd
- 389.4 yards total offense per game 6th in school history.

Since the start of the 2009 season, SMU is:
- 28-23
- 21-10 in Conference USA
- 7-9 on the road in C-USA
- 18-7 at home
- 14-1 at home in C-USA

June Jones career record is:
- 105-75
- 29-34 at SMU (28-23since start of 2009)

Series
- SMU vs. Rice: 48-41-1 in favor of SMU

SMU senior RB Zach Line has 1,126 yards rushing; his third consecutive season with 1,000 yards (1494 in 2010 (2nd at SMU); 1224 in 2011 (8th at SMU))
- 2nd player at SMU: Reggie Dupard (1983-85)
- 4th in C-USA history: Damion Fletcher of Southern Miss (4 times 2006-09), DeAngelo Williams of Memphis (2003-05), Derrick Nix of Southern Miss (1998-99, 2002)


NCAA RECORD
Margus Hunt (#92 DE) (Lombardi Award & Hendricks Award Watch Lists)
- Had 1TFL, has 8.0 for the season and 24.5 for his career
- Had 2 tackles
- Played in his 51st career game, tied for 2nd all-time at SMU.
- Still has 10 career blocked FGs, which is the NCAA career record
- Still has 17 total blocked kicks in his career (10 FGs, 7 PATs), which is 2nd in NCAA history (record is 19 by James Ferebee, New Mexico St, 1978-81)
- Still has 7 blocked PATs, which is 2nd in NCAA history (record is 8 by Ray Farmer, Duke, 1992-95)


 

 

SMU RECORDS
Ja'Gared Davis (#56 LB)
- Tallied a season-high 10 tackles and added 2.5 TFLs
- 2nd-career double-digit tackle game, 1st of 2012
- 1 sack, has 18.5 sacks for his career which is 4th at SMU (entered game T-15th in NCAA among active players)
- Played in his 51st career game, tied for 2nd all-time at SMU.

Garrett Gilbert (#11 QB)
- 214 passing yards, now has 2607 for the season which is 8th most in season at SMU
- 223 yards of total offense, now has 2744 for the season which is 7th-most in a season at SMU
- 27 passing attempts, now has 451 for the season which is 5th at SMU
- 15 passing completions, now has 244 for the season which is 6th at SMU

Chase Hover (#42 K)
- Was 2-2 on PATs, 37-39 on the season
- 2 points (2 PATs), now has 147 points in his career which is approaching the top-20 in SMU history

Darius Johnson (#3 WR)
- Had 6 receptions, now has 226 career receptions for his career which is 4th at SMU (entered game 5th in NCAA among active players)
- Had a season-high 153 receiving yards, now has 2799 receiving yards for his career which is 4th at SMU (entered game 12th in NCAA among active players)
- Has 13 career 100-yard receiving games, which is 3rd at SMU
- Third 100-yard receiving game of 2012

Zach Line (#48, RB)
- Had 94 rushing yards
- Has 1126 for the season which is the 12th-highest total at SMU - is the 2nd player at SMU with 3 1000-yard seasons (1494 in 2010 (2nd at SMU); 1224 in 2011 (8th at SMU); multiple 1000-yard seasons - Reggie Dupard (3), Eric Dickerson (2), Keylon Kincade (2), Alvin Maxson (2))
- Has 4033for his career which is 2nd at SMU (record is Eric Dickerson 4450) (6th in C-USA) (entered game T-4th in NCAA among active players)
- Had 107 all-purpose yards (94 rushing, 13 receiving), now has 4631career yards which passes Emmanuel Sanders for 3rd at SMU (record is 4888 by Arthur Whittington, 2nd is Eric Dickerson with 4640)
- Had 19 rushes, now has 736for his career which is 4th at SMU (entered game 5th in NCAA among active players)
- Has 258career points which is T-4th at SMU with Reggie Dupard (Record is 288 by Doak Walker and Eric Dickerson)
- Had 2 rushing TDs, moving him into 2nd all-time at SMU
- Has 43 rushing TDs, moving him into 2nd all-time at SMU (record is 47 by Eric Dickerson) (4th in C-USA) (entered game T-3rd in NCAA among active players)
- Has 43total TDs, which is 2nd at SMU (record is 48 by Eric Dickerson)

Taylor Reed (#44 LB)
- Had 2 TFLs, has 11.5 on the season and 30 for his career
- Has had at least 0.5 TFL in 9 of 11 games this season
- Had 11 tackles; now has 379 for his career, 8th at SMU (entered the game 5th in NCAA for career tackles among active players)
- 2nd double-digit tackle game of 2012, 12th of career
- Had 9 solo tackles, now has 243 for his career (entered the game 2nd in NCAA for career solo tackles among active players)

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

Chase Hover (#42 K)
- See SMU Records

Margus Hunt (#92 DE)
- See NCAA Record

Darius Johnson (#3 WR)
- See SMU Records

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

Taylor Reed (#44 LB)
- See SMU Records

Kenneth Acker (#21 DB)
- Had 5 tackles (4 solo, 1 asst)
- Had a career-high 3 PBRs

Kevin Grenier (#90 DE)
- Tied a career-high with 4 tackles (4 solo)

Randall Joyner (#5 LB)
- Had a team-leading 12 tackles (8 solo, 4 asst) and 1 TFL
- Started 5th game of season

Stephon Sanders (#23 LB)
- Had 5 tackles (4 solo, 2 asst) and 0.5 TFL

Jay Scott (#8 DB)
- Had 5 tackles (4 solo, 1asst)

Mark Voosen (#53 DS)
- Played in his 51st career game, tied for 2nd all-time at SMU.

Zach Wood (#47 DE)
- Had a career-high 3 tackles


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