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Huskers Fall to Texas

By NU Athletic Communications

Texas Postgame Notes vs. Nebraska
Team Notes
* Texas now leads the all-time series with Nebraska 6-4 overall and 2-1 in Austin.
* Texas 24-point margin of victory was its largest against Nebraska, the previous high was 20 points in a 20-0 win in 1959.
* Texas' 353 yards rushing is its highest total since rushing for 396 yards against Kansas on Nov. 11, 2000.
* Texas has now rushed for over 300 yards three times this season, (322 at Rice, 302 vs. Tulane)
* Texas is now 45-0 when outrushing its opponent and 25-0 when rushing for more than 200 yards under Mack Brown.
* Texas is now 41-2 when recording more than 400 total yards under Mack Brown.
* Texas has now outscored its opponents 164-40 in the second quarter this season, including a 7-0 margin versus Nebraska.
* Texas' 175 yards allowed are a season low.
* Texas is now 34-29-4 all time at home versus ranked opponents.
* Texas' blocked punt and blocked field goal attempt in the first half were the team's seventh and eighth blocked kicks of the season, including three punts, three field goals, and two PATs.

Individual Notes
* Roy Williams extended his school record streak of consecutive games with a reception to 43 with a catch on the first play of the game.
* Roy Williams' punt block with 8:28 remaining in the first quarter was the first of his career.
* Cedric Benson has now scored a rushing touchdown in 20 of his last 25 games.
* With a seven-yard gain on his fifth rushing attempt in the first quarter, Cedric Benson passed A.J. "Jam" Jones (2,874 yards) for fifth on UT's career rushing list. The rush gave Benson 2,876 yards at that point. In the fourth quarter, Benson moved into fourth place, passing Roosevelt Leaks (2,923), finishing the game with 3,018 yards.
* Vince Young's interceptions in the second and fourth quarters were his fourth and fifth of the season.
* Tim Crowder's blocked field goal in the second quarter was his first career blocked kick.
* Vince Young's 65-yard touchdown run with 4:42 remaining in the first half was the second-longest run by a quarterback in UT history, with the longest being a 74-yard run by Bret Stafford versus Stanford in 1985. Young also has the third-longest run, and four of the top six.
* Vince Young's 65-yard touchdown run with 4:42 left in the second quarter gave him 141 yards rushing for the game at that point, which was already the sixth-best rushing performance by a quarterback in UT history. He finished with 163 yards, which is the third-best rushing performance by a quarterback in UT history behind Marty Akins (188) and Eddie Phillips (164).
* Vince Young's 65-yard touchdown run was his ninth rushing touchdown of the season, putting him alone in third place on UT's freshman total touchdowns list behind Roy Williams with 10 and Cedric Benson with 13.
* B.J. Johnson's 44 receiving yards gave him 2,283 for his career, putting him in third place on UT's career receiving yards list, passing Kwame Cavil (2,279).
* Chance Mock's second quarter interception was the second of his career.
* Roy Williams' reception with 14:54 left in the fourth quarter was his fourth of the game, marking the 36th time in his career he has had four or more receptions in a game.
* With Vince Young (163) and Cedric Benson (174) both surpassing 100 yards rushing in the game, they became the first duo to accomplish that feat since Ricky Williams (143) and Shon Mitchell (150) versus Texas Tech in 1996.
* Cedric Benson's 178 yards rushing marked the 12th time he has rushed for 100 or more yards in a game, tying him for fifth in UT history.
* Cedric Benson's three rushing touchdowns were the 35th, 36th and 37th of his career, which put him alone in third on UT's career rushing touchdowns list passing Steve Worster (36).
* Cedric Benson's three touchdowns were his 37th, 38th and 39th, putting him alone in third on UT's career total touchdowns list, passing Roy Williams (37).
* Cedric Benson's 39-yard rush with 4:44 remaining in the game was a season long.
* Cedric Benson's three touchdowns gave him 18 points for the game and 234 for his career, putting him alone in eighth place on UT's career scoring list and passing Roy Williams (222).
* Derrick Johnson's interception in the fourth quarter was his fourth this season and the eighth of his career. The four interceptions this season ties him for first on UT's single season interceptions by a linebacker list with himself (2002), Tommy Woodard (1971), Fred Edwards (1966) and Tommy Nobis (1965). The eight career interceptions tie him for first with Fred Edwards on UT's career interceptions by a linebacker list.
* Cedric Benson's 174 rushing yards are a season high and mark his highest total since rushing for 199 versus Iowa State last season.
* Cedric Benson's three rushing touchdowns give him 13 for the season, tying him for for eighth on the UT single season list with Priest Holmes (1994), Earl Campbell (1975), Jim Bertelsen (1969-70), Chris Gilbert (1968) and Steve Worster (1968).

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