Once again this young group of Longhorns proves just how underachieving last year's team was. Here are a few interesting numbers that came out of the win. Chew on these as you ponder Saturday's game against the Land Thieves.
56,390 Game attendance (second-largest crowd in Iowa State history).
141 receiving yards by Jaxon Shipley.
89 Offensive plays by Iowa State (Texas had 64).
75 Blocked kicks in the Mack Brown era.
48-Yard touchdown pass by David Ash, his first career TD.
43 Interception return yards by Blake Gideon.
30-9 Total score in the first quarter of all games this season.
18.2 Yards per completion by Texas.
10.1 Yards per completion by Texas in last year's game vs. Iowa State.
9 Tackles for loss by the Texas defense, four more than the season average.
6 First-quarter turnovers caused by Texas this season
5 Different players have now thrown touchdown passes.
4 catches by Mike Davis this season that have gone for 45 yards or more.
3 True freshmen who have now scored touchdowns this year (Malcolm Brown, Jaxon Shipley, Josh Turner)
1 More win to equal last year's win total.
0 Points Texas allowed in the first half - the first first-half shutout since the 2009 Baylor game.