Sept. 11, 2010
2010 New Mexico Football Game Notes - Texas Tech September 11, 2010 - University Stadium
TEAM - The Lobos are now 72-36-4 all-time in home openers and have lost three straight home openers...UNM is 144-137-3 all-time at University Stadium.
- New Mexico scored its first touchdown of the season at the 4:42 mark in the second half...sophomore TE Lucas Reed caught a 9-yard pass from sophomore QB B.R. Holbrook...it was the first TD by New Mexico since the 5:43 mark in the second quarter against TCU last year in the season finale.
- PUNM was one penalty shy of a school-record...The Lobos had 16 penalties for 145 yards tonight...the record is 17 twice: vs. Hawaii in 1982 and UTEP in 2001...the record for most penalty yards is 163 against San Diego State in 1981
- Saturday's announced attendance was 25,734...that's the lowest home opening crowd since Sept. 2, 2000 vs. Boise State (22,090).
INDIVIDUAL Sophomore QB B.R. Holbrook - Had career-highs in passing yards (323), completions (30), attempts (50) and tied a career-high for touchdowns (1) against TTU. - Holbrook was the first Lobo to have 30 completions since Donovan Porterie in 2009 vs. Texas Tech...his 50 attempts were the most since Porterie had 50 against San Diego State in 2009
Sophomore WR Ty Kirk - Had career-high 119 yards receiving Saturday...he had 5 catches including a season-long grab of 57 yards. - It was the second time in his career he has gone over the 100-yard plateau
Senior WR Bryant Williams - Had career-high 9 catches against Texas Tech... his previous high was 5
Sophomore TE Lucas Reed - Tied a career-high with 4 catches and a TD - Had a career-high 68 yards receiving...previous high was 49 last year at Texas Tech
Junior DE Johnathan Rainey - Finished the game with 5 tackles, including a sack, tackle for loss, forced fumble and a fumble recovery - His sack against TTU brings his career total to 11.5 - He has two career fumble recoveries - His forced fumble in second quarter led to a Lobo TD
Sophomore LB Joe Stoner - Had a forced fumble in the second quarter ...it was the second of his career.