Indiana Postgame Notes vs. Wisconsin
Nov. 8, 2008
Indiana Game Notes
Jammie Kirlew had two sacks in the third quarter, giving him 10.5 on the season - the fourth-highest total in school history. He now has 18.5 tackles for loss on the year (fifth), 16.5 career sacks (sixth) and 36.0 career tackles for loss (fifth). Kirlew has six straight games with a sack and seven games in a row with a tackle for loss.
Demetrius McCray picked up 191 kick return yards in the contest, just six yards shy of the school record, held by teammate Marcus Thigpen, and the second-highest total in school history. McCray finished with 244 yards of total offense in the game, a career high.
Andrew Means' 43-yard TD reception was his first since his IU debut against Western Michigan on Sept. 2, 2006. It was his third 40-plus yard reception of the season. Ben Chappell delivered the ball for his fourth 40-plus yard TD pass of the season.
Chappell picked up his third touchdown run of the season and of his career with a one-yard sneak under four minutes before halftime. It is the second time this season that the sophomore has had a TD run and a TD pass in the same game.
Donnell Jones' second-quarter interception was the first of the redshirt freshman's career. It was Indiana's fifth pick of the season and marked the fourth interception in the last three games. Indiana had four takeaways, giving them 10 over the last three contests.
Indiana picked up three takeaways via fumble in the game. Darius Johnson forced his first career fumble on a Mario Goins kickoff return in the first quarter and Terrance Thomas recovered it for his first career recovery. Zach Davis-Walker recorded his first career fumble recovery on a muffed punt just before halftime. Tyler Replogle forced his first career fumble and Eric Thomas had his first fumble recovery in the fourth.
Joe Kleinsmith, Brandon Mosley and Matt Mayberry each carded 10 tackles in the contest, the second straight week that IU has had three players finish with double-digit tackles.
Jarrod Smith made his first career start for the Hoosiers, lining up at left guard to begin the game. Mike Reiter made his third straight start on the offensive line in his third position, beginning the game at center. He started at left guard against Central Michigan and at right guard against Northwestern. Quarterback Teddy Schell made his Indiana debut in the game and also registered his first completion.
Prior to the game, Indiana honored 16 seniors who played their final game at Memorial Stadium. The Hoosiers celebrated the careers of running back and captain Marcus Thigpen, linebacker Jerry Williams, holder Dustin Hass, cornerback and captain Christopher Phillips, kicker Austin Starr, wide receiver Brandon Walker-Roby, safety Rayshun Calhoun, safety Brandon Mosley, safety Joe Kleinsmith, defensive end Ryan Marando, defensive lineman Isaac Price, linebacker Geno Johnson, defensive tackle Greg Brown, tight end Taylor Donnell and defensive lineman Arik Wolf.
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