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Numbers and notes: SMU tops Tulane for 10th win

Postby PonyPride » Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:11 am

SMU Postgame Notes – November 30, 2019
[rv/rv] SMU 37, Tulane 20
SMU (10-2, 6-2 American), Tulane (6-6, 3-5 American)
Gerald J. Ford Stadium – Dallas, Texas

TEAM NOTES

Captains: James Proche (#3, WR, Sr.), Shane Buechele (#7, QB, Jr.), Rodney Clemons (#23, S, Sr.)

SMU honored 23 seniors before the game.

SMU is 10-2 (15-6 in last 21 games)
• 10 wins is most since 1984 (10-2)
o 6th 10-win season in program history (12-1 in 1935; 11-0-1 in 1982; 10-1 in 1981; 10-2 in 1983; 10-2 in 1984)
• 6-0 at Ford Stadium
o First time to win every home game since 1968 (4-0 at the Cotton Bowl)
o First time to win every home game on campus since 1939 (5-0 at Ownby Stadium)
o First unbeaten home season since 1982 (5-0-1 at Texas Stadium)
o SMU won 6 home games for the second time in three seasons (6-1 in 2017)’
• 6-2 in American Athletic Conference games
o Most league wins since 2010 (6-2 to win C-USA West Division)

SMU SEASON RECORDS – TEAM
• Scoring 516 (was 492 in 2017)
• Scoring Average 43.0 (was 37.8 in 2017)
• Total Yards 5943 ranks 2nd (record is 6220 in 2017)
• Total Yards Per Game 495.3 (478.5 in 2017)
• Rushing TDs 33 (ties 33 in 1981)
• Passing TDs 33 ranks 2nd (record 35 in 2017)
• Passing Yards 3712 ranks 4th (record is 4097 in 2013; 3861 in 2010; 3823 in 2017)
• Passing yards per game 309.3 ranks 2nd (record 341.4 in 2013)
• Completion Percentage 63.6 ranks 3rd (record 64.6 in 2013; 64.2 in 2006)
• Total First Downs 297 is 2nd (record is 312 in 2017)
• Sacks 50 (was 42 in 1981)
• TFLs 105 (was 91 in 2018)

SMU SEASON RECORDS – INDIVIDUAL
• TD passes – Shane Buechele 33 (ties by Ben Hicks in 2017)
• Passing yards – Shane Buechele 3626 ranks 2nd (record 3828 by Kyle Padron in 2010)
• Rushing TDs – Xavier Jones 21 (record was 19 by Eric Dickerson in 1981)
• Total TDs – Xavier Jones 23 [21 rushing, 2 receiving]
• Scoring – Xavier Jones 138 points
• TD receptions – James Proche 14 (ties Albrick Robinson in 2010)
• TD catches by a tight end - Kylen Granson 9
• Sacks – Patrick Nelson 12.0 (was 11.5 by Luke Johnson in 1999)
• Tackles For Loss – Delontae Scott 18.0 ranks 2nd & Patrick Nelson 17.0 ranks 3rd (record is 19.0 by Luke Johnson in 1999)

SMU had 5 sacks and 10 TFLs. Have 50 sacks on the season (previous record was 42 sacks in 1981)
• Sacks by: Delontae Scott 2.0, Patrick Nelson 2.0, Demerick Gary 0.5, Gary Wiley 0.5
• SMU RECORD: 12.0 sacks this season (was 11.5 by Luke Johnson in 1999)
• 105 season TFLs extends a new program record (was 91 in 2018)

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SMU INDIVIDUAL RECORDS

Shane Buechele (#7, QB, Jr.) – Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Semifinalist, Davey O’Brien Semifinalist
• 15-27 passing for 180 yards and 3 TDs
o 3626 passing yards this season is 2nd at SMU (Kyle Padron 3828 in 2010)
o SMU RECORD TIED: 33 passing TDs this season (tied Ben Hicks in 2017)
o SMU RECORD: 11th straight game with multiple passing TDs (Kyle Padron had 9 straight from 2009-10)

Xavier Jones (#5, RB, Sr.) - Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Semifinalist, Doak Walker Award Semifinalist
• 18-125 rushing with 2 TDs
o SMU RECORD EXTENDED: 23 total TDs in a season (21 rushing, 2 receiving)
o SMU RECORD EXTENDED: 138 points in a season
o SMU RECORD: 21 rushing TDs in a season (was 19 by Eric Dickerson 1981)
o Has at least one TD in each game this season (at least one rushing TD in 11 of 12 games)
• Multiple TDs in 8 games this season (multiple rushing TDs in 7 games)
• 8th 100-yard game this season
o 46 total career rush TDs, 3rd at SMU
o 43 career rush TDs, 3rd at SMU
o 14th career 100-yard game (14th at SMU)
o 8th 100-yard game this season (T-3rd at SMU)
o Now has 3409 career rushing yards, 5th at SMU
o Now has 276 career points scored, 4th at SMU
o 1249 rushing yards this season, T-8th at SMU (6th in program history with multiple 1000-yard seasons)

SMU CAREER RUSHING TDs
1 Eric Dickerson, 1979-82 47
Zach Line, 2009-12 47
3 Xavier Jones 43

CAREER TDs
1 Eric Dickerson, 1979-82 48
2 Zach Line, 2009-12 47
3 Xavier Jones, 2015-19 46

SMU CAREER RUSHING YARDS
1 Eric Dickerson, 1979-82 4,450
2 Zach Line, 2009-12 4,185
3 Reggie Dupard, 1982-85 3,772
4 Craig James, 1979-82 3,743
5 Xavier Jones, 2015-19 3,409


SMU CAREER POINTS
1 Doak Walker, 1945, 47-49 288
Eric Dickerson, 1979-82 288
3 Zach Line, 2009-12 282
4 Xavier Jones, 2015-19 276

MULTIPLE 1000-YD SEASONS
Reggie Dupard, 1983, 1984, 1985
Zach Line, 2010, 2011, 2012
Alvin Maxson, 1971, 1972
Eric Dickerson, 1981, 1982
Keylon Kincade, 2002, 2003
Xavier Jones, 2017, 2019


SEASON 100-YARD RUSHING GAMES
1 Eric Dickerson, 1981 10
Eric Dickerson, 1982 10
3 Keylon Kincade, 2002 8
Zach Line, 2011 8
Xavier Jones, 2019 8



CAREER 100-YARD RUSHING GAMES
1 Eric Dickerson, 1979-82 28
2 Zach Line, 2009-12 20
3 Reggie Dupard, 1982-85 16
Craig James, 1979-82 16
5 Keylon Kincade, 2000-03 15
Jeff Atkinis, 1983-86 15
7 Xavier Jones, 2016-19 14

Kylen Granson (#83, TE, Jr.)
• 2-28 receiving with a TD
• 9th TD this season extends SMU season record for TD receptions by a tight end

Patrick Nelson (#2, LB, Sr.)
• Had a season-high 10 tackles with career-high 3.5 TFLs and 2.0 sacks
• SMU RECORD: Had 2.0 sacks to set SMU season record with 12.0 (was 11.5 by Luke Johnson in 1999)
• Has 17.0 TFLs this season, 3rd at SMU (19.0 by Luke Johnson in 1999; 18.0 by Delontae Scott in 2019)

James Proche (#3, Sr., WR) – Maxwell, Biletnikoff, Paul Hornung & Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch Lists
• Was 7-71 receiving with a TD
o SMU RECORD EXTENDED: now has 38 career receiving TDs
o SMU RECORD EXTENDED: 11th straight game with a receiving TD (Aldrick Robison had 8 in 2010)
o SMU RECOTRD TIED: 14 receiving TDs this season (tied Aldrick Robinson 2010)
o SMU RECORD EXTENDED: Now has 3863 career receiving yards
o SMU RECORD TIED: Now has 292 career receptions (was Emmanuel Sanders 285 from 2006-09)
o Has 102 receptions this season, 4th at SMU
o Has 1389 receiving yards, 6th at SMU
• Had 104 all-purpose (71 receiving, 17 punt return, 16 kickoff return)
o SMU RECORD Now has 4910 career all-purpose yards (was 4899 by Arthur Whittington from 1974-77)
o 23rd career game with 100+ all-purpose yards, 9th this season

SEASON RECEPTIONS
1 Trey Quinn, 2017 114
2 Jeremy Johnson, 2013 112
3 Darius Joseph, 2013 103
4 James Proche, 2019 102
5 Emmanuel Sanders, 2009 98
6 James Proche, 2018 93
7 Cole Beasley, 2010 87
8 Cole Beasley, 2011 86
9 Mick Rossley, 1994 83
10 Jerry LeVias, 1968 80

SEASON RECEIVING YARDS
1 Emmanuel Sanders, 2009 1339
2 Aldrick Robinson, 2010 1301
3 Courtland Sutton, 2016 1246
4 Trey Quinn, 2017 1236
5 James Proche, 2018 1199
6 James Proche, 2019 1139

CJ Sanders (#1, KR/WR, Sr.)
• Was 1-18 on kickoff returns and 1-22 receiving
o Has 833 KOR yards this season, 4th at SMU
o Has 1031 career KOR yards at SMU, 9th at SMU (has 3050 for his FBS career)

SEASON KO RETURN YARDS
1 Jessie Henderson, 2008 1056
2 Jonas Rutledge, 2002 901
3 Jessie Henderson, 2007 857
5 CJ Sanders, 2019 833



CAREER KO RETURN YARDS (1000+)
1 Jessie Henderson, 2004-08 2945
2 Jonas Rutledge, 2000-03 2154
3 Arthur Whittington, 1974-77 1649
4 Deion Sanders, Jr., 2013-15 1501
5 Korey Beard, 1989-92 1324
6 Rodnick Phillips, 1996-99 1220
7 Braeden West, 2015-18 1099
8 Jerry LeVias, 1966-68 1080
9 CJ Sanders, 2018-19 1013

Delontae Scott (#35, DE, Sr.)
• Had 3 tackles, including 2 sacks
o 18.0 TFLs this season, 2nd at SMU (record is 19 by Luke Johnson in 1999)
o 10.0 sacks this season, T-3rd at SMU
• Blocked a FG at 5:17 of the second quarter, first career blocked kick

ADDITIONAL INDIVIDUAL NOTES

Rodney Clemons (#23, S, Sr.)
• Season-high 11 tackles (was 9)

Myron Gailliard (#22, WR, Sr.)
• 2-34 receiving with a TD (1st TD this season, 3rd of his career)
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Re: Numbers and notes: SMU tops Tulane for 10th win

Postby Fooball » Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:24 am

Truly amazing to see how many records fell this season. Couldn't be more proud of this team.
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