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Sunday, November 4, 2007

Game Balls & Gassers

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6Sports recap: KU vs. NU

The Kansas Jayhawks took their record to 9-0 after a big win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers. 6news reporter DJ Whetter recaps KU's record setting day.

Reader poll

What impressed you most in KU's 76-39 win over Nebraska

  • KU's offense putting up 76 points 57% 1303 votes
  • Todd Reesing throwing 6 TD passes 13% 298 votes
  • The defense forcing turnovers on four straight drives 5% 114 votes
  • The overall atmosphere 24% 552 votes

2267 total votes.

Candidates for Game balls

¢ Todd Reesing stretched his streak to 139 passes without an interception. He threw six touchdown passes, a single-game school record, and also broke the single-season KU record with 23 touchdown passes.

¢ Brandon McAnderson did most of the work on a 36-yard reception, and tied a school record with four rushing touchdowns. He gained 119 yards on the ground.

¢ Dezmon Briscoe's three TD receptions gave him a freshman-record seven on the season.

Candidates for Gassers

¢ Referee Randy Christal mistakenly announced to the crowd late in the first half, "Timeout, Kansas State."

¢ Linebacker James Holt was the one getting chewed out after a blown coverage made it easy for Marlon Lucky to turn a short pass into a 62-yard touchdown.

Comments

kranny 6 years, 11 months ago

Holt was a victim of an illegal pick set by a receiver cracking back on him on that play. This gasser should also go to the ref who was looking right at it.

Ted Toulouse 6 years, 11 months ago

Hey everyone, ESPN is doing a fan vote for the Heisman and Reesing is NOT listed. But there is an "Other" option for you to nominate/vote for someone else. I say we bombard them with Reesing votes so that they have to include him on the list. Click the link and get to voting!!

https://r.espn.go.com/espn/contests/theheismanvote/vote

droberts1116 6 years, 11 months ago

I don't know about anybody else, but I thought the crowd atmosphere absolutely SUCKED. I had to entice people to get up and be loud on Nebraska third downs. The KU fans have NO IDEA how to be football fans. If you want to WATCH the game, STAY AT HOME!!! If you want to BE A PART OF THE GAME, SHOW UP AND DO WHAT YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO - BE LOUD AND EXCITED!!!!! What a bunch of wine and cheese crowd basketball fans!!!!!!! WE ARE IN THE NATIONAL TITLE HUNT. IT'S TIME TO START ACTING LIKE IT!!!!!!!!

droberts1116 6 years, 11 months ago

By the way, our FOOTBALL team is more likely to win a national title before our celebrated basketball team. ACT ACCORDINGLY!!!!!

droberts1116 6 years, 11 months ago

Also, when the male cheerleaders run by with the flags that spell KANSAS everyone is suposed to YELL AND CHEER when they go by....

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