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Numbers and notes: Tulsa

Postby PonyPride » Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:35 am

SMU Postgame Notes – November 14, 2020
[rv/rv] Tulsa 28, [19/19] SMU 24
Tulsa (4-1, 4-0 American), SMU (7-2, 4-2 American)
H.A. Chapman Stadium – Tulsa, Okla.

NEXT GAME
Houston – Saturday, November 21 – 11 a.m. CT – Ford Stadium –Dallas, Texas
TV: ESPN2 or ESPNU
Radio: KTCK The Ticket 96.7 FM/1310 AM | TuneIn app | SMU Mobile App

TEAM NOTES

Captains: Shane Buechele (#7, QB, Sr.), Reggie Roberson, Jr. (#8, WR, Sr.), Hayden Howerton (#75, OL, Sr.), Delano Robinson (#3, LB, Sr.), Brandon Stephens (#23, CB, Sr.)

SMU is 7-2
17-5 in last 22 games overall
22-9 in last 31 games overall

Ulysses Bentley IV had a rushing TD, now has 11 on the season for a new SMU freshman record (Xavier Jones 10 TDs in 2015)

SMU led 14-0 after the first quarter and 24-7 at halftime
SMU has been leading or tied after the first quarter in 17 of the past 21 games
SMU has been leading or tied at halftime in 16 of the past 21 games
5th time this season with at least 24 points in the first half

The Mustangs had 2 takeaways (1 interception, 1 fumble)
Had at least one takeaway in 10 of the past 11 games and straight games and 30 of past 33 games
5th time this season with multiple turnovers
Interception: Brandon Crossley (18-yard return for TD)
First interception returned for a TD since Ar’mani Johnson (64 yards) vs. Tulsa, Oct. 5, 2019
Fumble Recoveries: Elijah Chatman
Forced a turnover on downs, stopping a Tulsa fourth and goal from the 1-yard line (10:11 of 3rd qtr)

SMU had 3 sacks and 8 TFLs, now has 23 sacks and 69 TFLs on the season
Sacks: Turner Coxe (2 – career high), Will Jones
TFLs: Turner Coxe (2), Trevor Denbow, Will Jones, Delano Robinson, Junior Aho (0.5), Elijah Chatman (0.5), Chace Cromartie (0.5), Gary Wiley (0.5)
SMU was 3-3 in the red zone (Now 41-45 for the season; 28 TDs, 13 FGs)
Has been perfect in 6 games this season (8-8 at UNT, 6-6 vs SFA, 5-5 at Tulane, 6-6 vs Navy, 3-3 at Temple)

Series History: SMU is 15-12 vs Tulsa
5 straight games decided by 6 points or less (2 in overtime)


Video Highlights (via ESPN)
Brandon Crossley 18-yard interception return TD http://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=30318292
Shane Buechele 22-yard TD pass to Kylen Granson http://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=30318328


SMU Radio Network Highlights https://soundcloud.com/user-274538678/s ... -19-smu-24

Rich Phillips (PxP), Scott Garner (Analyst)


Head Coach Sonny Dykes postgame https://soundcloud.com/user-274538678/2 ... e-at-tulsa



SMU INDIVIDUAL RECORDS

Ulysses Bentley IV (#26, RB, Fr.) – CFPA Watch List, Doak Walker Award Watch List, FWAA Freshman All-American Watch List
26-103 with a TD
Career high attempts (was 25 twice)
4th 100-yard game this season

SMU FRESHMAN RUSHING TDs

1: Ulysses Bentley IV, 2020 — 11
2: Xavier Jones, 2015 — 10
3: Jeff Atkins, 1983 — 7
ShanDerrick Charles, 2001 — 7
DeMyron Martin, 2005 — 7
Zach Line, 2009 — 7

SMU FRESHMAN RUSHING YARDS
1: Jeff Atkins, 1983 — 937
2: Wayne Morris, 1972 — 884
3: Ulysses Bentley IV, 2020 — 877

Shane Buechele (#7, QB, Sr.) – Maxwell Award Watch List, Davey O’Brien Award Watch List, Manning Award Watch List, Wuerffel Trophy Watch List, CFPA Watch List, Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List, Johnny Unitas Gold Arm Award Watch List
18-36 passing for 200 yards and a TD and was 5-18 rushing
85 career TD passes, 55 TD passes at SMU (2nd career at SMU)

SMU CAREER TD PASSES

1: Ben Hicks, 2016-18 — 71
2: Shane Buechele, 2019- — 55

SMU CAREER PASSING YARDS

1: Ben Hicks, 2016-18 — 9081
2: Chuck Hixson, 1968-70 — 7179
3: Shane Buechele, 2019- — 6710

SMU CAREER COMPLETIONS

1: Ben Hicks, 2016-18 — 718
2: Chuck Hixson, 1968-70 — 642
3: Garrett Gilbert, 2012-13 — 603
4: Mike Romo, 1989-92 — 601
5: Shane Buechele, 2019- — 514

Kylen Granson (#83, TE, Sr.) - Biletnikoff Award Watch List, Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List
2-24 receiving with a TD
Extends SMU career record for receiving TDs by a tight end (13)

SMU CAREER RECEPTIONS - TIGHT ENDS
1: John Hampton, 2000-02 — 114
2: Kylen Granson, 2019- — 75

SMU CAREER RECEIVING YARDS - TIGHT ENDS
1: John Hampton, 2000-02 — 1485
2: Kylen Granson, 2019- — 1230

Chris Naggar (#34, K, Sr.) – Ray Guy Award Watch List
1-2 FGs (45) now 16-19 on the season (16 FGM is 6th in a season at SMU)

SMU SEASON FG MADE


FG
1: Chase Hover, 2013 — 18
Chase Hover, 2012 — 18
Chris McMurtray, 2005 — 18
Eddie Garcia, 1981 — 18
5: Josh Williams, 2016 — 17
6: Chris Naggar, 2020 — 16

ADDITIONAL INDIVIDUAL NOTES

Alan Ali (#77, C, Jr.) – Rimington Trophy Watch List
27th straight start

Chevin Calloway (#11, S, Jr.) – career-high 8 tackles

Chace Cromartie (#18, S, So.) – Career-high 8 tackles

Brandon Crossley (#1, DB. So.)
Had an interception return for a TD
Fourth interception of the season

Danny Gray (#5, WR, Jr.) - 8-93 receiving; career-high for receptions (was 6 vs Memphis)

Tyler Page (#4, WR, Sr.) – Campbell Trophy Semifinalist – Was 2-13 receiving; 1-14 punt returns

Rashee Rice (#11, WR, So.) - 4-57 receiving

Delano Robinson (#3, LB, Sr.) - Had a team-high 9 tackles (led SMU in tackles in 7 of last 8 games)

Brandon Stephens (#23, Sr, CB) – Season-high 8 tackles

Jaylon Thomas (#71, OL, Jr.) - Outland Trophy Watch List – Missed game due to injury
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