TCU Postgame Notes

Sept. 11, 2004

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TCU Postgame Notes
TCU 44, SMU 0
September 11, 2004
Amon G. Carter Stadium

TCU General
* TCU is now 40-38-7 all time against SMU and has won six straight in the series. The six-game winning streak is the longest in series history for the Horned Frogs.
* The combined score in the six straight TCU victories is the series is 202-36, which equates to 33-6 per contest.
* SMU has scored more than 21 points just one time against TCU since 1986. The shutout is the first shutout over the Mustangs since a 21-0 TCU win in 1999.
* Today's 44-0 shutout win over the Ponies was the biggest whitewashing TCU has ever dealt SMU, surpassing the very first meeting between the teams, a 43-0 TCU romp in Fort Worth in 1915.
* This was the 13th time in the 85-game history that TCU shut out SMU.
* TCU has been victorious in 15 straight regular season home games. The last regular season loss suffered at Amon G. Carter Stadium came on Oct. 30, 2001, against East Carolina.
* TCU is 2-0 for the second straight year and just the third time in the last 13 seasons.
* Tonight's attendance was 33,458.

TCU Offense
* For the second straight game, TCU opened the contest with a touchdown on its first offensive series.
* Lonta Hobbs scored two touchdowns to move into sole possession of fourth place on TCU's all-time rushing TD list with 25. Only LaDainian Tomlinson (54), Tony Jeffery (31) and Jim Swink (28) have more.
* Hobbs now has nine multi-TD rushing games, and has rushed for two scores in each of the 2004 contests.
* Reggie Harrell had a career-best 10 catches for a career-high 172 yards and one touchdown. It was the fifth 100-yard receiving game of his career.
* Harrell's 172 yards were the ninth most in a single game in school history.
* Harrell passed a pair of receivers and now ranks ninth on the career receiving list with 1,484 yards.
* TCU is averaging 46.0 points per game through two contests, with all of the points scored by the offense.
* Senior Kenny Boyd scored his first career touchdown on a 1-yard play in the fourth quarter.



TCU Defense
* Elvis Gallegos and David Hawthorne recorded interceptions. Hawthorne's pick was the first of his career.
* SMU gained just six yards on 30 rushes for the game.
* The shutout was TCU's first since a 27-0 win over Army on October 4, 2003.
* The shutout was the second in the Gary Patterson era.
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