SMU Postgame Notes - November 29, 2013 - Houston 34, SMU 0

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Nov. 29, 2013

Recap |  Final Stats

Houston 34, SMU 0
Houston (8-4, 5-3 American), SMU (5-6, 4-3 American)
Reliant Stadium
Houston, Texas

NEXT GAME:
SMU hosts [19 BCS/17 AP/19 USA Today] UCF - Saturday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. CT
TV/Internet: ESPN / WatchESPN
Radio: ESPN 103.3 FM

TEAM NOTES & RECORDS
Captains: Jay Scott (#8, DB), Ryan Walker (#9, WR), Jeremy Johnson (#15, WR), Randall Joyner (#5, LB)

Neal Burcham (#12, QB)
- First collegiate start and third collegiate game (at Texas A&M on 9/21 and at USF on 11/23)

SMU Team Season Records
- Points (0 today) - has 308 total - 9th at SMU
- Completions (27 today) - has 375 total - extends the SMU record (was 304 in 2010)
- Total offense yards (295 today) - has 4909 total - 5th at SMU
- Passing TDs (0 today) - has 22 total - T-5th at SMU
- Passing yards (212 today) - has 3862 total - new SMU record
- Passing first downs (11 today) - has 180 total - 2nd at SMU
- Total first downs (17 today) - has 261 total - 3rd at SMU

SMU's record since the start of the 2009 season, SMU is:
- 35-29
- 22-9 at home
- 26-13 (.667) in conference games
- 17-2 (.895) at home in league play

SMU Individual Season Records
Garrett Gilbert
- Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Semifinalist
- Did not play (knee)
- 335 completions -SMU record (was 302 by Kyle Padron in 2010)
- 3528 passing yards - 2nd at SMU
- 21TD passes -T-5th at SMU
- 27 TDs responsible for (6 run /21pass) - T-4th at SMU
- 8 300-yard passing games - SMU record

 

 

Keenan Holman
- 946 receiving yards -12th at SMU
- 61 receptions - 18th at SMU

Chase Hover
- Lou Groza Award Semifinalist
- 16 FGs - 4th at SMU
- 101 points - 5th at SMU

Jeremy Johnson
- Preseason All-American Athletic Conference (3rd team), Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Semifinalist, Biletnikoff Watch List
- 108 receptions - Extending his SMU record (was 98 by Emmanuel Sanders in 2009)
- 1082 receiving yards - 5th at SMU (he is the 7th player with a 1000-yard receiving season; Cole Beasley & Aldrick Robinson each did it twice)

Darius Joseph
- 97 receptions -3rd at SMU

Series
- SMU vs. Houston: 10-18-1
- 5-9-1 in Houston

June Jones
- Career record: 112-81
- SMU record: 36-40 (35-29 since the start of 2009)

- Houston snapped SMU's streak of 113 games without the Mustangs being shutout
- SMU's defense had 2 INTs for the fourth-game in a row.

>SMU INDIVIDUAL RECORDS
Garrett Gilbert (#11, QB)
- Did not play (knee)

Keenan Holman (#81, WR)
- Was 2-for16 yards receiving
- 16 yards receiving
- 946 yards on the season, which is 12th at SMU
- 2 receptions
- 61 receptions on the season, which is 18th at SMU

Chase Hover (#42, K)
- Lou Groza Award Semifinalist
- Was 0-0 on PATs
- 32-34 the season
- 117-123 for his career, which is 2nd at SMU for PATs made (entered game in T-23rd NCAA among active players)
- Was 0-0 FGs
- 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 21st in NCAA among active players)
- 0 points (0 PATs, 0 FGs)
- 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 Semifinalist, Biletnikoff Watch List
- Was 8-for-75 yards receiving
- 8 receptions
- 108 for the season, which extends his SMU record (was 98 by Emmanuel Sanders in 2009) (entered the game T-1st in the NCAA at 10.0)
- 192 for his career, which is 5th at SMU
- 75 yards receiving
- 1082 yards on the season, which is 5th at SMU
- 1906 for his career, which is 11th at SMU

Darius Joseph (#18, WR)
- Was 9-for-52 yards receiving
- 9 receptions (­­­­­ entered the game 4th in the NCAA at 8.8 per game)
- 97 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
- 1 INT returned for 15 yards
- 2 additional pass breakups, 36 passes defended this season

Neal Burcham (#12, QB)
- First career start

Garrett Gilbert (#11, QB)
- See SMU Records
- Did not play (knee)

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)
- 1st INT of the season and the fourth of his career
- Team-high 9 tackles and 0.5 TFL

Taylor Lasecki (#52, OL)
- Rimington Award Watch List
- started 24th straight game at center

Prescott Line (#29, RB)
- Season-high 17 carries for a season-high 81 yards

Chris Parks (#1, DB)
- Two tackles, both TFLs and a pass breakup
- 5 TFLs this season

Kevin Pope (#3, RB/LB)
- 7 tackles, including 5 solo 0.5 sacks and 1.5 TFLs
- 10.5 TFLs this season and 3.5 sacks
- 9 carries for 39 yards and 3 catches for 25 yards as a RB
- Played on the offensive side for the first time in his career

Stephon Sanders (#23, LB)
- 7 tackles, including three solo and 0.5 TFL
- Has 11 TFLs this season and 22 in his career

Nick Reed (#97 DL/RB)
- 1 catch for 6 yards
- Played his first game on the offensive side of the ball

Darrian Wright (#54, DL)
- 2 tackles, 0.5 sacks for a yard loss (1.5 sacks this season)

Jonathan Yenga (#2, LB)
- 5 tackles, including 4 solo, 1 sack, his sixth of the season

Garrett Gilbert (#11, QB)
- Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Semifinalists
- Did not play (knee)
- passing TDs
   - 21 on the season, which is T-5th at SMU
   - 36 for his SMU career, which ties for T-4th at SMU
   - 49 for his career
- TDs 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)
- passing yards
   - 3528 on the season, which is 2nd at SMU (entered game 4th in the NCAA at 352.8 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)
- completions
   - 335 on the season, which extends his SMU record (was 302 by Kyle Padron in 2010) (entered game 3rd in the NCAA at 33.50 per game)
   - 603 in his SMU career, which is 2nd at SMU
   - 908 for his career (entered game 7th in NCAA among active players)
- yards of total offense
   - 3795 on the season, which is 2nd at SMU (entered game 3rd in the NCAA at 379.5 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)
- 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)
- 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 4th in NCAA among active players)