Oct. 6, 2012
Final Stats |
Louisiana Tech vs. UNLV
Oct. 6, 2012
Post Game Notes
- Captains for tonight’s game were Colby Cameron and IK Enemkpali.
- Tonight’s announced attendance was 21,850, the 27th crowd at Joe Aillet Stadium with attendance over 20,000.
- Louisiana Tech is currently one of 16 teams still undefeated (Oregon, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, Ohio, Cincinnati, Kansas State, Rutgers, Mississippi State, West Virginia, UTSA, Oregon State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Louisville).
- LA Tech defeated UNLV for the first time ever, now making the all-time series 2-1 in UNLV’s favor.
- 58 was the most points scored by LA Tech since they scored 63 against Mississippi Valley State on Aug. 26, 2000.
- Louisiana Tech currently has the longest regular season winning streak in the FBS at 12 games after the win.
- During LA Tech’s 12-game winning streak, they have won the turnover margin in every game and have a +26 total turnover margin.
- LA Tech is currently one of only three teams in the FBS to score at least 40 points in every game this season (Baylor, Oregon).
- LA Tech has scored over 50 points for the fourth time (out of five) this season.
- This was the fifth straight game LA Tech has led by at least 20 points in the game.
- This was the third straight game LA Tech has gone on at least a 31-point unanswered run.
- With the win this was the first time the Bulldogs defeated an active Mountain West opponent since the league was created in 1999.
- LA Tech ran 97 total offensive plays, the most in a game this season.
- LA Tech has now converted on 31 of 32 redzone conversions (27 touchdowns and 4 field goals).
- LA Tech has now outscored their opponents 90-20 in the third quarter.
- UNLV is on an 18-game road losing streak after tonight’s loss to LA Tech.
- UNLV converted only one of four fourth downs.
- Louisiana Tech received the ball first to start the game for the first time this season.
- UNLV scored a touchdown on their opening drive, the first score given up by LA Tech on the opponent’s opening possession.
- UNLV QB Nick Sherry passed Charles Price for third most by a UNLV freshman for most passing yards in a season.
- UNLV’s Tim Cornett recorded his 4th 100-yard rushing game of the season with 111 total.
- Devante Davis for UNLV had his first 100-yard receiving game of his career with a total of 186 yards.
- LA Tech’s Javantay Crowe forced a fumble and was recovered by Andre Taylor. This was the first lost fumble for UNLV this season.
- Colby Cameron passed for his 13th touchdown this season with still zero interceptions.
- Quinton Patton had his fifth touchdown reception of the season and 16th of his career, tying him for ninth all-time.
- LA Tech’s Malon Lee blocked a punt, the first of the season for the Bulldogs. The last time LA Tech blocked a punt was on Sept. 25, 2010 versus Southern Miss.
- Ray Holley scored his fourth rushing touchdown of the season on a nine-yard run, his 10th of his career.
- The Bulldogs scored their 12th touchdown of the season in a minute or less.
- Ryan Allen had three punts for an average of 45.3.
- Matt Nelson tied his career-high with three successful field goals of 27, 33 and 43 yards, the second time he’s done so this season, putting him at a perfect seven-for-seven on the season.
- Matt Nelson now has 48 career made field goals on the career, putting him in sole possession of fifth place all time.
- With seven made extra points, Matt Nelson now has 160 total made for his career and 167 attempted.
- IK Enemkpali recorded his fourth sack of the season and his 11th of his career.
- David Gru returned two kickoff returns for a total of 35 yards, his first returns of his career.
- Levander Liggins recorded a 28-yard kickoff return, his first of the season.
- Quinton Patton recorded his seventh 100-yard receiving game of his career with 116 yards, tying him for sixth all-time.
- Ray Holley rushed for 139 yards, going over 100 yards for the first time as a Bulldog.
- Ray Holley tied his career game highs on both rushing attempts (22) and receptions (four).
- Jacarri Jackson had a 23-yard reception, his first catch of the season.
- Kenneth Dixon had a career-high four rushing touchdowns of one, seven, 10 and 15 yards and now leads the team with eight on the season.
- Kenneth Dixon is the fourth Bulldog player to rush for four touchdowns in one game and the first to do it since Ryan Moats on Oct. 2, 2004.
- Kenneth Dixon rushed for over 100 yards for the second time this season with 102 total, making it twice that LA Tech has had two 100-yard rushers in the same game this season.
- Dave Clark had a career-high nine tackles in the game.
- Jammel Johnson recorded his first interception of the season and the third of his career.
- Colby Cameron passed for over 300 yards for the second time this season and the fourth time of his career.
- Zach Griffith made his second appearance of the season at quarterback.
- Zach Griffith’s first pass of his career went for an incompletion pass.
- Hunter Lee rushed for a 17-yard touchdown, his second rushing touchdown of the season and fourth total of the season.