Football Postgame Notes - SMU at USF - Nov. 23, 2013

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Nov. 23, 2013

Recap |  Final Stats

SMU 16, USF 6
SMU (5-5, 4-2 American), USF (2-8, 2-4 American)
Raymond James Stadium
Tampa, Fla.

NEXT GAME:
SMU is at Houston - Friday, Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. CT
TV: ESPN2
Radio: 1310 AM & 96.7 FM "The Ticket"

TEAM NOTES & RECORDS
- Captains: Kenneth Acker (#21, DB), Garrett Gilbert (#11, QB), Jordan Miller (#57, LB), Jeremy Johnson (#15, WR), Randall Joyner (#5, LB)
- SMU has won 4 of its past 5 games after starting 1-4
- SMU did not allow an offensive TD, USF scored on a 50-yard punt return with 2:24 left in the 4th quarter.
   - Defense also allowed a season-low 259 total yards
   - Defense allowed a season-low 42 rushing yards
   - Jay Scott had a pair of 4th-quarter interceptions

SMU Team Season Records
- Points (16 today) - has 308 total - 9th at SMU
- Completions (28 today) - has 348 total - extends the SMU record (was 304 in 2010)
- Total offense yards (280 today) - has 4614 total - 6th at SMU
- Passing TDs (1 today) - has 22 total - T-5th at SMU
- Passing yards (229 today) - has 3650 total - 3rd at SMU
- Passing first downs (12 today) - has 244 total - 7th at SMU

SMU's record since the start of the 2009 season, SMU is:
- 35-28
- 22-9 at home
- 26-12 (.684) in conference games
- 17-2 (.895) at home in league play

 

 

Garrett Gilbert's 2nd quarter interception snapped a streak of 166 pass attempts without a pick (had 10 TDs during that stretch). It was the second-longest streak of his career (had 186 in 2012).
- Last 2 at Memphis
- 53 vs. Temple (4 TDs)
- 47 at Cincinnati (2 TDs)
- 52 vs. Connecticut (4 TDs)
- First 12 at USF

SMU Individual Season Records
Garrett Gilbert
- 335 completions - extends SMU record (was 302 by Kyle Padron in 2010)
- 3528 passing yards - 2nd at SMU
- 21 TD passes -T-5th at SMU
- 27 TDs responsible for (6 run /21pass) - T-4th at SMU
- Has 8 300-yard passing game - extends SMU record

Keenan Holman
- 930 receiving yards - 12th at SMU

Chase Hover
- 16 FGs - 4th at SMU

Jeremy Johnson
- 100 receptions - sets SMU record (was 98 by Emmanuel Sanders in 2009) - 1007 receiving yards - 9th at SMU (he is the 7th player with a 1000-yard receiving season; Cole Beasley & Aldrick Robinson each did it twice) - 7th 10+ reception games - extends SMU record

Darius Joseph
- 88 receptions - 3rd at SMU

Series
- SMU vs. USF: 1-0

June Jones
- Career record: 112-80
- SMU record: 36-39 (35-28 since the start of 2009)

SMU INDIVIDUAL RECORDS
Garrett Gilbert (#11, QB)
- left game in 2nd quarter
- Was 19-23 for 138 yards passing with 0TDs and 1 interception; was 1-6 rushing
- Snaps streak of 5-straight 300-yard games, which is the SMU
- 0 passing TDs
- Has 21 on the season, which is T-5th at SMU
- Has 36 for his SMU career, which ties for T-4th at SMU
- Has 49 for his career
- 0TDs responsible for
- 27 TDs on the season (21 pass/6 rush), which is T-4th at SMU
- 50TDs for his SMU career (36 pass/14 rush), which is T-3rd at SMU
- 69TDs for his career (49 pass/20 rush)
- 138 passing yards
- 3528 on the season, which is 2nd at SMU (entered game 3rd in the NCAA at 376.7 per game)
- 6460 in his SMU career, which is 2nd at SMU (record is 7179 by Chuck Hixson)
- 9761 for his career (entered game 9th in NCAA among active players)
- 19 completions
- 335 on the season, which extends his SMU record (was 302 by Kyle Padron in 2010) (entered game 2nd in the NCAA at 35.11 per game)
- 603 in his SMU career, which is 2nd at SMU
- 908 for his career (entered game 7th in NCAA among active players)
- 144 yards of total offense
- 3795 on the season, which is 2nd at SMU (entered game 1st in the NCAA at 405.7 per game)
- 7073 in his SMU career, which is 2nd at SMU (record is 7437 by Ramon Flanigan)
- 10774 for his career (entered game 8th in NCAA among active players)
- 24 total plays
- 587 for the season, 4th in a season at SMU
- 1187 in his SMU career, 4th at SMU
- 1843 for his career (entered game 3rd in NCAA among active players)
- 23 pass attempts
- 504 for the season, 3rd at SMU
- 1010 in his SMU career, which is 3rd at SMU
- 1548 for his career (entered game 3rd in NCAA among active players)

Keenan Holman (#81, WR)
- Was 2-35 receiving
- 35 yards receiving
- 930 yards on the season, which is 12th at SMU (entered the game 20th in the NCAA at 99.4 per game)

Chase Hover (#42, K)
- Lou Groza Award Semifinalist
- Was 1-2 on PATs
- 32-33 the season
- 117-122 for his career, which is 2nd at SMU for PATs made (entered game in 22nd NCAA among active players)
- Was 1-1 FGs (25)
- 16-19 on the season, 4th at SMU for FG made
- 42-58 for his career, which is 2nd at SMU for FGs made (entered game T-19th in NCAA among active players)
- 4 points (1 PATs, 1 FG)
- Has 243 points in his career, which is 6th at SMU

Jeremy Johnson (#15, WR)
- Preseason All-American Athletic Conference (3rd team), Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Watch List, Biletnikoff Watch List
- Was 13-82 receiving
- 13 receptions
- 100 for the season, which sets the SMU record (was 98 by Emmanuel Sanders in 2009) (entered the game 3rd in the NCAA at 9.7)
- 184 for his career, which is 6th at SMU
- 8th 10+ reception game of his career, which extends his SMU record
- 7th 10+ reception game of the season, which extends his SMU record
- 82 yards receiving
- 1007 yards on the season, which is 9th at SMU (102.8 per game, entered the game 13th in the NCAA)
- 1831 for his career, which is 11th at SMU

Darius Joseph (#18, WR)
- Was 9-47 receiving
- 9 receptions (­­­­­ entered the game 4th in the NCAA at 8.8 per game)
- 88 receptions this season, which is 3rd at SMU

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Kenneth Acker (#21 DB)
- Preseason All-American Athletic Conference (1st team), Thorpe Award Watch List
- Had 2 tackles

Neal Burcham (#12, QB)
- 9-18 passing with 1 TD
- Career-long 37-yard TD pass to Der'rikk Thompson (first career TD pass for Burcham)

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

Keenan Holman (#81, WR)
- See SMU Records

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

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

Darius Joseph (#18, WR)
- See SMU Records

Randall Joyner (#5 LB)
- 9 tackles

Taylor Lasecki (#52, OL)
- Rimington Award Watch List
- started 22nd straight game at center

Prescott Line (#29, RB)
- Had 1 rushing TD, his 3rd of the season

K.C. Nlemchi (#25, RB)
- Team-high 40 rushing yards pon 14 carries

Kevin Pope (#3, LB)
- Team-high 10 tackles
- Had a career-high 3 pass breakups (entered game with 2 in his career)

Stephon Sanders (#23, LB)
- Had 7 tackles, including 2.0 TFL and a sack

Jay Scott (#8, SS)
- Had 2 interceptions, both in the 4th quarter; also had 4 tackles and a pass breakup

Der'rikk Thompson (#7, WR)
- 1-37 receiving with 1 TD
- 1 TD, his 2nd of the season and 9th of his career
- 37-yard TD reception from Neal Burcham for 16-0 lead in the 3rd quarter

Jonathan Yenga (#2, LB)
- Had 2 tackles and 1 sack