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Notes & Numbers: No. 3 Texas 40, No. 24 Kansas 14

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Kansas wideout Trevor Wilson races his way to the end zone for a 58-yard touchdown reception in KU's loss at Texas on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. [Kansas Athletics photo]

Throughout each season, there are interesting notes and nuggets of information that come out of every game, win or lose.

Here’s a quick look at some of the more interesting and noteworthy facts and stats from KU’s 40-14 loss at No. 3 Texas on Saturday afternoon.

The Jayhawks will return home next week to welcome Big 12 newcomer UCF to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 3 p.m. on FOX.

Team Notes

• Kansas is now 601-676-58 all-time, including 12-18 in the Lance Leipold era.

• The loss snapped an eight-game win streak by the Jayhawks in the month of September, which was the second longest such streak in program history.

• Kansas is now 27-183-2 all-time against Top 25 opponents and 2-36-1 against teams ranked in the Top 3 of the AP Top 25 poll. This is KU’s 20th consecutive defeat against a team ranked in the top 3.

Offensive Notes

• Running back Daniel Hishaw Jr. scored the first points of the game for Kansas as he recovered a fumble by quarterback Jason Bean and carried it 18 yards into the end zone. The play was a combined 45 yards, as Bean was credited with 27 yards rushing on the play before Hishaw recovered the fumble for the final 18. It was the 12th career rushing touchdown for Hishaw and 13th touchdown overall.

• Making his 16th career start at Kansas and second of the season, Jason Bean finished 9-for-21 for 136 yards and a touchdown. His 58-yard touchdown pass to Trevor Wilson was the 23rd of his Kansas career, which moved him into the Top 10 in school history. He is tied with Peyton Bender for 10th on KU’s career list.

• Wilson’s 58-yard touchdown was his lone reception of the day. It was the second career touchdown reception for Wilson and first since 2021 against Baylor.

• Running back Devin Neal rushed for a team-high 45 yards on eight carries while Hishaw had 44 yards on eight carries. The Jayhawks finished with a season-low 124 yards rushing against Texas.

Defensive Notes

• OJ Burroughs set a new career-high with 13 tackles (9 solo, 4 assist) against Texas, marking the most tackles in a game by a Jayhawk this season. His previous best was eight tackles against Arkansas in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl last season. Burroughs also had one tackle for loss on Saturday.

• Kenny Logan Jr. added eight tackles (six solo, two assist) in addition to one tackle for loss. Logan now has 322 tackles in his career at Kansas, which is second in school history by a defensive back.

• Jereme Robinson totaled three solo tackles against Texas, including a sack, and added one pass breakup and one quarterback hurry. Robinson leads the Jayhawks with 4.5 sacks and now has 5.0 tackles for loss on the year.

• Austin Booker tied his single-game best at Kansas with seven tackles, matching his mark from last week’s game against BYU. Booker had five solo tackles and two assists, while adding 1.5 tackles for loss and 0.5 sacks. He is now the team leader with 6.0 tackles for loss this season.

Special Teams Notes

• Damon Greaves averaged 45.3 yards per attempt on six punts against Texas. He had the longest punt of his Kansas career with a 53-yarder, and had three that pinned the Longhorns inside their own 20-yard line.

• Seth Keller was 2-for-2 on extra point attempts, improving to 20-for-20 on the season.

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