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FOOTBALL POST-GAME NOTES
TCU 38, at Stanford 36 (Stanford, CA - Stanford Stadium)
October 13, 2007
Anthony Kimble scored two rushing touchdowns today to give him six for the season. The last Cardinal running back to record six rushing touchdowns in a season was J.R. Lemon in 2004. The last time a Stanford running back had more than six rushing TDs in a season occurred in 2001 when both Brian Allen and Kerry Carter had nine rushing touchdowns.
Anthony Kimble recorded his second 100-yard rushing day of the season and his career. He gained 109 yards on a career-high-tying 19 carries to lead Stanford in rushing for the fifth time in six games this year.
Jeremy Stewart recorded career highs in both carries (13) and rushing yards (47). His previous career-highs were 10 carries for 37 yards vs. Oregon (9/22/07).
Richard Sherman recorded his third 100-yard receiving game of the season and the fourth of his career with 112 yards receiving that was the second highest single-game total of his career. Sherman had four catches, one of which went for a 40-yard TD, and averaged 28.0 yards per catch. He is the only Cardinal receiver to have a 100-yard receiving game this season. Sherman also returned the first punt of his career for three yards.
Tavita Pritchard recorded career highs in passes completed (12), yards passing (171) and touchdown passes (2). He also had the longest completion of his career when he hooked up on a 40-yard TD pass with Richard Sherman with 6:49 to go in the second quarter. In addition, Pritchard equaled both the career-best 14 rushes and 27 yards rushing he recorded at USC (10/6/07) in his previous contest.
Stanford had 2.0 sacks and now has 18.0 on the season. The Cardinal had just 14.0 in all of 2006 (12 games).
Stanford had 8.0 tackles-for-loss and now has 47.0 TFL on the season to surpass the 46.0 the Cardinal recorded in all of 2006 (12 games).
Clinton Snyder had nine tackles and now has 38 in his last four contests. Snyder also recovered his second fumble of the season. Snyder also had 1.0 sacks and now has at least 0.5 sacks in four straight games and five of six contests this year.
Bo McNally led the Cardinal and had a game-high-tying 10 tackles to record his fourth double-digit tackle game of the season. McNally also forced a fumble for the first time in his career. McNally also recorded the first solo sack of his career and a career-high 1.0 total sacks.
Doug Baldwin had career-bests of five kickoff returns and 108 kickoff return yards as well as a career-long 27-yard kickoff return.
Kris Evans forced the first fumble of his career.
Nick Sanchez had a season-high-tying eight tackles for the second straight game.
Austin Yancy tied a career-high with five tackles.
Emmanuel Awofadeju had a career-high four tackles.
Derek Belch made both of his field goal attempts to improve to 9-of-12 on the season and also all four of his extra point tries to tie a career-best and also improve to a perfect 17-of-17 for the campaign.
Jay Ottovegio punted five times for 191 yards (38.2 avg.) and has updated career totals of 235 punts for 9567 yards. Ottovegio is within reach of both school records currently held by Kevin Miller (1995-98) with 248 punts for 9973 yards.
Stanford's 14-play, 84-yard drive that took 6:52 was Stanford's season-best drive in all three categories.
Stanford recorded a season-best 27 first downs.
Stanford tied a season-best in total (4), rushing (2) and passing (2) touchdowns.
Stanford scored a season-high 24 red zone points, with three touchdowns and a field goal in five trips inside the TCU 20.
Pannel Egboh (18), Chris Horn (18), Jim Dray (17) and Anthony Kimble (13) all extended double-digit starting streaks.
The game between TCU and Stanford was the first between the clubs.
The 21 first half points surrendered by TCU surpassed the season total of 20 allowed in the first half of its opening six games.
The Horned Frogs allowed three first half touchdowns after surrendering just two in the opening six games.
TCU's 258 first half yards of offense represented its second-best first half performance this season, trailing only the 270 against Colorado State.
A TCU opponent scored first in the game for just the second time in seven games this season and only the third time in the last 14 contests.
TCU allowed a first quarter touchdown for just the fourth time in its last 25 games.
The Frogs had a season-high 494 yards of offense, bettering the previous mark of 409 against Air Force.
TCU did not record a takeaway Saturday, breaking of streak of 15 consecutive games with a takeaway. The Frogs had forced an opponent turnover in 33 of the last 34 games entering the day.
The Frogs turned the ball over themselves only once on a third quarter fumble. TCU had at least two fumbles lost in each game entering Saturday.
The Frogs improved to 14-5 in regular-season games following a loss under head coach Gary Patterson.
Andy Dalton's 70-yard touchdown toss to Jimmy Young was TCU's longest play from scrimmage since Jeff Ballard and Donald Massey connected on a 77-yard pass last year (Oct. 28, 2006) versus Wyoming. It was also Young's first collegiate touchdown.
Dalton finished the game with a career-high 344 yards passing, the most for a TCU quarterback since Tye Gunn threw for 368 in a 48-45 double-overtime victory over Northwestern to open the 2005 season. Dalton also broke the 300-yard barrier earlier this season at Air Force (320).
Young's 110 receiving yards on three catches were the most by a Frog since Cory Rodgers had 128 yards on six grabs in a 48-10 win at Air Force on Oct. 22, 2005.
Aaron Brown's two-yard scoring reception from Andy Dalton was his first touchdown of the season. He made a season-high five catches for 45 yards. Brown later added a two-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter and totaled 91 yards on the ground on 21 carries.
TCU tailback Joseph Turner saw his first action since Sept. 8 versus Texas and finished with 75 yards on 12 carries. He did not play in the Frogs' previous four games. His 17-yard second quarter scoring run was the second rushing touchdown of his career.
Brown and Turner gave TCU a pair of 75-yard rushers in the same game for the first time since last season's Nov. 4 win over UNLV when Lonta Hobbs (93) and Jeff Ballard (84) each surpassed the mark.
Tailback Justin Watts' 33-yard reception in the first quarter was the second-longest pass play of his career, trailing only a 47-yard grab last year versus San Diego State.
Fullback Chris Smith had his first two rush attempts of the season, totaling two yards.
Andy Dalton's 6-yard scoring run was the first rushing touchdown of his career.
Quarterbacks now have three of TCU's six rushing touchdowns on the season. Marcus Jackson has rushed for the other two scores from the signal caller position.
In the second quarter, Chase Ortiz recorded his fourth sack of the season while David Hawthorne posted his third. Ortiz added his fifth sack in the fourth quarter.
Stephen Hodge posted his second and third sacks of the season. Hodge ranks tied with Hawthorne for second among all Frogs in the category, behind only Ortiz.
Hawthorne led the Frogs with 10 tackles, all unassisted stops.
The TCU defense amassed a season-high 11.0 tackles for loss Saturday. The unit's previous high total of the season was 10.0 against Colorado State.
Hodge and Ortiz led the Frog defense with 2.0 TFL each.
Quinton Cunigan had a career-long 27-yard reception in the second quarter. His previous-long catch on four career grabs had been 10 yards.
Chris Manfredini's second quarter field goal made him 9-of-13 this season and 34-of-40 in his TCU career. He needs one more field goal to tie Lee Newman (1986-88) and Ken Ozee (1982-85) for fifth on the Frogs' all-time list for made attempts.
Evan Frosch had two receptions for 14 yards after entering the game with one catch for eight yards.