Football Postgame Notes vs. Texas Tech
Nov. 27, 2010
1. Junior receiver Patrick Edwards had 177 yards receiving to move him over the 1,000-yard receiving yard mark for the second straight year with 1,107. In 2009, he posted 1,021 yards.
2. Edwards posted his fifth 100-yard receiving game with 177 yards, which moves him to sixth on the Houston all-time receiving yard list with 2,755 yards, passing Manny Hazard's 2,635 yards from 1989-90.
3. Sophomore kicker Matt Hogan hit his longest field goal of the season with a 49-yarder in the first quarter vs. Texas Tech.
4. Hogan moved into the UH single-season scoring top-10 with his eight points vs. Texas Tech He now has 96 which ranks 9th. His eight points tonight also improve him to sixth on the school's all-time kick-scoring list with 172 career points.
5. True-freshman safety Kent Brooks, making his first career start, intercepted his second pass of his career after recording one against Memphis earlier in the season. Brooks posted a career-best in tackles with nine stops, besting his previous high of six tackles at Southern Miss.
6. True-freshman quarterback David Piland has passed for 2,641yards this season. He has thrown for at least 250 yards in seven of eight games (233, at SMU, Oct. 23) to open his collegiate career. He has passed for 300 yards or more in four games.
7. Piland has thrown at least one touchdown pass in eight straight games to open his collegiate career. He has 24 touchdown passes this season, which ranks 10th on the UH single season list.
8. With eight receptions in tonight's game, junior wide receiver Tyron Carrier recorded a catch in his 39th consecutive game, every game of his collegiate career. He scored his first receiving touchdown of the season on a 13-yard pass from Piland.
9. Carrier moved up to second on the Houston career all-purpose yard list with 183 yards tonight passing Chuck Weatherspoon's 5,715 yards logged from 1987-90. He needs just 53 yards to become the all-time leader in the category.
10. With his seven-yard touchdown reception junior receiver Justin Johnson has recorded three touchdown catches in the past four games. He set a career best with five receptions vs. the Red Raiders.
11. Senior cornerback Jacky Candy forced his first career fumble, which was recovered by true-freshman linebacker Efrem Oliphant also the first fumble of his career. Oliphant got his second fumble recovery in the fourth quarter, which was forced by Loyce Means.