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SMU Postgame Notes - SMU vs.UCF - December 7, 2013

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Dec. 7, 2013

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SMU Postgame Notes December 7, 2013

No. 15 (AP)/16 (BCS) UCF 17, SMU 13

UCF (11-1, 8-0 American), SMU (5-7, 4-4 American)

Gerald J. Ford Stadium

Dallas, Texas

 

TEAM NOTES & RECORDS 

Captains: Keenan Holman (#81, WR), Jeremy Johnson (#15, WR), Randall Joyner (#5, LB), Stephen Nelson (#6, WR), Zach Wood (#90, DE) 

This is just SMU’s third loss at home in conference play since the start of the 2009 season (17-3) 

24 degrees at kickoff, ties the coldest temperature for an SMU game

- Ties SMU vs. Alabama 12/24/83 in Sun Bowl

- Coldest home game for SMU

- Coldest game at Ford Stadium

 

Neal Burcham (#12, QB, RS-Fr.) – 2nud collegiate start and 4th collegiate game (Garrett Gilbert out – knee)

- 24-34 222 yards and 1 TD

- Garrett Krstich (#14, QB) - Made first collegiate appearance at QB, played last two possessions (Burcham injury) 1-5, 13 yards

 

SMU Team Season Records

- Points (13 today) – has 321total – 9th at SMU

- Scoring Average – 26.8 – 8th at SMU


 

 

- Completions (25 today) – has 400 total  - extends the SMU record (was 304 in 2010)

- Completion percentage – 64.6% - new SMU record

- Total offense yards (313 today) – has 5222 total  - 2nd at SMU

- Total offense average – 435.2 – Set SMU record

- Total offense plays  (62 today) – has 945 total  - new SMU record (was 920 in 2010)

- Passing TDs (1 today) – has 23 total  - 5th at SMU

- Passing yards (235 today) – has 4097 total  - new SMU record (was 3861 in 2010)

- Passing yards average – 341.4 – new SMU record

- Passing first downs (11 today) – has 191total  - new SMU record (was 182 in 2010)

- Total first downs (15 today) – has 276 total –3rd at SMU

 

SMU’s record since the start of the 2009 season, SMU is:

- 35-30

- 22-10 at home

- 26-14 in conference games

- 17-3 at home in league play

 

SMU has multiple 1,000-yard receivers for just the third time; all in the past four seasons

- 2013 (Jeremy Johnson 1112, Keenan Holman 1037)

- 2011 (Darius Johnson 1118, Cole Beasley 1040)

- 2010 (Aldrick Robinson 1301, Cole Beasley 1060)

 

SMU had multiple 100 reception receivers for the first time in program history

- Johnson (112), Joseph (103) are in the top-2 in single-season receptions in SMU history

 

SMU Individual Season Records

Garrett Gilbert - Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Semifinalist – DNP (knee)

o    335 completions –SMU record (was 302 by Kyle Padron in 2010)

o    3528 passing yards – 2nd  at SMU

o    21 TD passes – T-5th  at SMU

o    27 TDs responsible for (6 run / 21 pass) – T-4th at SMU

o    8 300-yard passing games – SMU record

 

Keenan Holman

o    1037 receiving yards – 10th at SMU

o    67 receptions –11th  at SMU

 

Chase Hover - Lou Groza Award Semifinalist

- 18 FGs – ties SMU record

 

Jeremy Johnson - Preseason All-American Athletic Conference (3rd team), Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Semifinalist, Biletnikoff Watch List

- 112 receptions – Extending his SMU record (was 98 by Emmanuel Sanders in 2009)

- 1112 receiving yards –5th at SMU (he was the 7th player with a 1000-yard receiving season; Cole Beasley & Aldrick Robinson each did it twice)

 

Darius Joseph

-    103 receptions – 2nd at SMU

 

Series

– SMU vs. UCF: 1-5

 

June Jones

-          Career record: 112-82

-          SMU record: 36-41 (35-30 since the start of 2009)

 

SMU finishes 5-7, snaps school-record streak of 4 straight bowl appearances (including 3 bowl wins)

 

SMU INDIVIDUAL RECORDS 

Garrett Gilbert (#11, QB)

– DNP (knee) – records & NCAA rankings at end of notes

 

Keenan Holman (#81, WR)

-          Was  6-91 yards receiving

-          91 yards receiving

o    1037 yards on the season, which is 10th at SMU

o    1558 for his career, which is  15th at SMU

-          6 receptions

o     67 receptions on the season, which is  11th at SMU

 

Chase Hover (#42, K)

- Lou Groza Award Semifinalist

- Was 1-1 on PATs

o    33-35 the season

o    118-124 for his career, which is 2nd at SMU for PATs made (entered game in 24th NCAA among active players)

- Was  2-2 FGs

o     18-21 on the season, ties record at SMU for FG made

o    85.7% sets the SMU single-season record for FG accuracy

o     44-60 for his career, which is ties the record at SMU for FGs made (entered game 22nd in NCAA among active players)

- 7 points (1  PATs, 2  FGs)

o    Has 250 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 4-30 yards receiving

- 4 receptions

o    112 for the season, which extends his SMU record (was 98 by Emmanuel Sanders in 2009) (entered the game 3rd in the NCAA at 9.8)

o    196 for his career, which is  5th at SMU

o    30 yards receiving

o     1112 yards on the season, which is  5th at SMU

o     1936 for his career, which is 10th at SMU

 

Darius Joseph (#18, WR)

-  Was 6-18 yards  receiving

-  6 receptions  (­­­­­ entered the game  4th in the NCAA at 8.8 per game)

o    103  receptions this season, which is 2nd at SMU 

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES

Kenneth Acker (#21 DB) – Preseason All-American Athletic Conference (1st team), Thorpe Award Watch List

- 2 tackles

 

Beau Barnes (#94, DE)

- 4 tackles, including 2 TFLs

- 13 TFLs this season

 

Neal Burcham (#12, QB)

- 22-32, 224 yards and 1 TD

 

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)

- 6 tackles and a fumble recovery

- 5 career fumble recoveries, and the first this season

- Finished the season with 98 tackles to lead SMU

 

Garrett Krstich (#14, QB)

- Made first collegiate appearance at QB, played each of the last two possessions

 

Taylor Lasecki (#52, OL) – Rimington Award Watch List

- started 25th straight game at center

 

Kevin Pope (#3, RB/LB)

- Second on the team with 7 tackles

- Career-high 54(8 carries) rushing yards (was 39) including a career-long 31 yard run

 

Stephon Sanders (#23, LB)

- Team-high 9 tackles, including 5 solo

- Career-high 2.5 TFLs, finishing the season with 13.5

- 1 sack, finishing the season with 3.5

- 1 forced fumble, his second of the season

 

Cameron Smith (#96, DL)

- 1.0 TFL, finishing the season with 3.0 on the season

 

Zach Wood (#90, DE)

- 5 tackles, including 3 solo

- 0.5 TFLs

 

Garrett Gilbert – SMU Records & NCAA Rankings – DNP (knee)

 

Garrett Gilbert (#11, QB) – Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Semifinalists

- Did not play (knee)

- passing TDs

o    21 on the season, which is T-5th at SMU

o     36 for his SMU career, which ties for T-4th at SMU

o     49 for his career

- TDs responsible for

o    27 TDs on the season (21 pass/6 rush), which is T-4th at SMU

o    50 TDs for his SMU career (36 pass/14 rush), which is T-3rd at SMU

o    69 TDs for his career (49 pass/20 rush)

- passing yards

o    3528 on the season, which is 2nd at SMU (entered game 3rd in the NCAA at 352.8 per game)

o    6460 in his SMU career, which is 2nd at SMU (record is 7179 by Chuck Hixson)

o    9761 for his career (entered game 9th in NCAA among active players)

- completions

o    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)

o    603 in his SMU career,  which is 2nd at SMU

o    908  for his career (entered game 7th in NCAA among active players)

- yards of total offense

o    3795 on the season, which is 2nd at SMU (entered game 2nd  in the NCAA at 379.5 per game)

o    7073  in his SMU career, which is 2nd at SMU (record is 7437 by Ramon Flanigan)

o    10774 for his career (entered game 8th in NCAA among active players)

- total plays

o    587 for the season, 4th  in a season at SMU

o    1187 in his SMU career, 4th at SMU

o    1843 for his career (entered game 5th  in NCAA among active players)

- pass attempts

o    504 for the season, 3rd at SMU

o    1010 in his SMU career, which is 3rd at SMU

o    1548 for his career (entered game 4th  in NCAA among active players)

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