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KU vs. Colorado box score

First Half Action

Kansas   Colorado
11 First downs 7
20 Rushes 15
30 Rushing yards 13
23-10-0 Passing
(comp-att-int)
15-10-0
98 Passing yards 112
43 Total
offensive
plays
30
128 Total offense 125
21 Return yards 22
2-44.0 Punting 4-47.5
2-0 Fumbles-lost 1-0
2-30 Penalties-yds 8-72
15:55 Time of
possession
14:05
Briefly
Brian Luke lasted just three series as KU's quarterback. Jason Swanson relieved on the fourth possession and led the Jayhawks on a scoring drive capped by Scott Webb's 25-yard field goal. ... Swanson also directed a scoring drive early in the second quarter and on a 12-play, 46-yard TD drive just before halftime.

Kansas leaders
Rushing: Clark Green 9-34, Jon Cornish 5-15.
Passing: Jason Swanson 9-for-18 for 96 yards.
Receiving: Charles Gordon 3-49.

Colorado Leaders
Rushing: Hugh Charles 9-23.
Passing: Joel Klatt 10-for-15 for 112 yards.
Receiving: Joe Klopfenstein 1-40.

Final Totals

Briefly
KU's first second-half possession ended with a blocked punt, that CU returned 28 yards for a TD. ... Kansas' second possession ended by fumble, and Colorado turned that into a 7-play, 50-yard TD drive for an insurmountable 30-13 lead.

Games to remember
Kansas: Charles Gordon 8 catches for 85 yards, TD.
Colorado: Special teams, which recorded a safety on a botched KU punt, blocked a punt and returned it for a TD and returned a punt 81 yards for a score.
Kansas   Colorado
22 First downs 14
34 Rushes 29
61 Rushing yards 104
55-27-3 Passing
(comp-att-int)
30-18-0
293 Passing yards 200
89 Total
offensive
plays
59
354 Total offense 304
38 Return yards 153
5-32.6 Punting 7-47.3
4-1 Fumbles-lost 2-0
5-55 Penalties-yds 10-97
0-0 Sacks by
(No.-yards)
3-26
34:00 Time of
possession
26:00

Games to forget
Kansas: Special teams. See Colorado's "Game to Remember," above.


INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING (carries-yards)
Kansas: Clark Green 15-46, Jon Cornish 8-28, Brandon McAnderson 4-15, Jason Swanson 3-6, team 2-(minus-16), Brian Luke 2-(minus-18).
Colorado: Hugh Charles 14-75, Nick Holz 1-21, Byron Ellis 3-8, James Cox 1-6, Lawrence Vickers 2-1, Joel Klatt 8-(minus-7).

PASSING (comp.-att.-yards)
Kansas: Swanson 26-for-50 for 291 yards (three intercepted), Luke 1-for-5 for 2 yards.
Colorado: Klatt 16-for-27 for 193 yards, Cox 2-for-3 for 7 yards.

RECEIVING (receptions-yards)
Kansas: Charles Gordon 8-85, Mark Simmons 5-76, Clark Green 5-66, Brian Murph 3-22, Dominic Roux 2-19, Derek Fine 2-11, Marcus Herford 1-7, Cornish 1-7.
Colorado: Dusty Sprague 3-76, Joe Klopfenstein 2-43, Charles 1-21, Quinn Sypniewski 1-20, Evan Judge 2-17, Alvin Barnett 2-16, Reggie Joseph 1-8, Patrick Williams 1-4, Brendan Schaub 1-(minus-1), Vickers 4-(minus-4).

PUNTING (No.-average)
Kansas: Kyle Tucker 4-40.8, team 1-0.
Colorado: John Torp 7-47.3.

TACKLING LEADERS
Kansas: Charlton Keith 9, Kevin Kane 6, Nick Reid 6, Rodney Fowler 5, Theo Baines 5.
Colorado: Thad Washington 12, J.J. Billingsley 8, Brian Iwuh 8, Jordon Dizon 8, Tyrone Henderson 6, Marcus Burton 6.

SCORE BY QUARTERS
  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Kansas 3 10 0 0 13
Colorado 9 7 14 14 44

Officials: Steve Usechek (r), Rusty Weir (u), Clete Blakeman (lm), Tom Keeling (lj), Dwight Widen (bj), Drew George (fj), Phil Lauri (sj), Dave Einspahr (s).
Attendance: 48,025.
Time of game: 3:27.