Football Postgame Notes vs. UCLA
Sept. 19, 2010
** The Cougars did not score a touchdown on their opening drive for the first time in 2010.
** The three points scored by the Cougars in the first half was their lowest total in the opening 30 minutes since trailing 16-3 at Conference USA rival Marshall on Oct. 28, 2008.
** Houston fell to 90-35-3 (.715) when ranked in the Associated Press top 25.
** This is the second straight season that Houston has appeared in the AP top 25 poll... It is the 21st season that Houston has appeared in the AP top 25 poll.
** Houston fell to 1-1 when ranked No. 23 in the AP top 25 poll.
** This was the first time since Oct 17, 2009, that the Cougars were ranked No. 23 in the AP top 25 poll.
** Houston fell to 1-2 (.333) all-time against UCLA in Los Angeles.
** This was Houston's first game against UCLA since a 42-24 loss at Robertson Stadium on Sept. 19, 1998.
** Houston lost its third straight two game to UCLA in the all-time series...The Cougars have not defeated the Bruins since a 24-16 win in Los Angeles on Sept. 8, 1979.
** The Cougars fell to 10-22 (.313) all-time against current members of the Pac-10.
** Saturday's game was Sumlin's first meeting against UCLA.
** Sumlin fell to 3-2 (.600) against teams from BCS automatic-qualifying conferences.
** Sumlin saw his winning streak against BCS automatic qualifying conferences snapped at three games... It was Sumlin's first loss against an automatic BCS qualifying team since a 56-37 loss to Oklahoma State on Sept. 6, 2008.
** Saturday's game was Sumlin's first game against a team from the Pac-10.
** Keenum fell to 24-13 (.649) as the Cougars' starting quarterback during his career.
** Keenum's passing yardage total was the second lowest mark of his career... He threw for 81 yards against Tulsa on Nov. 10, 2007.
** With his 45-yard run around the 4:30 mark of the second quarter, Keenum recorded a career-long run... His run topped his previous long of 37 yards set against Air Force on Sept. 13, 2008, in Dallas.
** Keenum's punt around the 2:45 mark of the first quarter was the third punt of his career.
** With his 49-yard punt around the 2:45 mark of the first quarter, Keenum recorded a career long... He topped his previous long of 41 yards against Air Force during the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl on Dec. 31, 2009.
** True freshman quarterback Terrance Broadway made his collegiate debut.
** For the first time in three games in 2010, junior running back Michael Hayes did not score the Cougars' first points.
** With six receptions, junior wide receiver Tyron Carrier recorded a catch in his 30th consecutive game.
** Senior linebacker Matt Nicholson's fumble recovery at the 3:54 mark of the second quarter was his second recovery in 2010 and the third of his career.
** Senior cornerback Loyce Means recorded his first interception of the 2010 season and the sixth of his career around the 0:20 mark of the second quarter.
** With two field goals, sophomore kicker Matt Hogan nailed his 15th and 16th consecutive field goals to open his career... Hogan has not missed a field goal during his career and extended his school record in that category.
** With two field goals, sophomore kicker Matt Hogan recorded his second multi-field goal game of the 2010 season... It also was the sixth multi-field goal game of his career.