UVa-Indiana Game Notes
Game Notes – Virginia vs. Indiana Oct 10, 2009 – Scott Stadium Virginia Notes
- Virginia’s 536 yards of total offense serves as the best output since tallying 549 yards versus North Carolina on Sept. 11, 2004.
- Virginia amassed over 500 yards of total offense (536) for the first time since registering 511 yards in a 38-7 victory over Duke on Sept. 24, 2005.
- Mikell Simpson’s career-high fourth rushing touchdown is the most by a UVa player in a game since Wali Lundy had four versus Temple on Nov. 5, 2005. Simpson becomes the eighth player to tie the modern record (post WW II). The UVa all-time single game record is five by Gene Mayer vs. Richmond in 1915.
- Mikell Simpson’s four rushing touchdowns are tops for a game in the ACC this season and most in the league since North Carolina’s Hakeem Nicks tallied four against Boston College on Oct. 25, 2008.
- UVa is now 43-40-2 all-time on Homecomings, winning 16 out the last 19.
- UVa is now 5-11 all-time against schools currently in the Big Ten, including winning three straight.
- UVa has held two straight opponents under the century mark in rushing for the first time since a three-game span in 2008 (vs. East Carolina 89 yards, vs. Maryland 79 yards and at Duke 84 yards).
- Until Indiana scored a touchdown with 8:18 left in the game, UVa had held its opponents out of the end zone for the previous 119:43 – since Tory Harrison scored on a 57-yard run for Southern Miss with 8:01 left in the Sept. 19 contest.
- Junior Dontrelle Inman makes his first start at wide receiver since the 2008 season opener against USC.
- Wide receiver Kris Burd’s 31-yard reception in first quarter bested his career high reception of 29 yards at Southern Miss on Sept. 19.
- Senior Vic Hall’s first quarter touchdown reception was the first of his career.
- Vic Hall has now scored touchdowns three different ways in his career via interception (2008 vs. Richmond), reception (today) and rushing (2008 vs. Va Tech/2009 vs. William & Mary).
- Vic Hall’s six receptions mark a career high for the senior who entered today’s game with one career catch.
- Virginia scored touchdowns on its opening two drives for the first time since defeating Pittsburgh, 44-14, in Scott Stadium on Sept. 29, 2007.
- Senior tailback Mikell Simpson recorded his first multi-rushing touchdown game since notching two scores against Virginia Tech on Nov. 24, 2007.
- Virginia’s first four scoring were all less than 2:30 in duration.
- Ras-I Dowling intercepted his first pass of the season and sixth of his career in the second quarter, setting up UVa’s second score of the game on a turnover.
- Ras-I Dowling recorded his first career sack at 5:09 in the second quarter.
- UVa shut out an opponent in the opening half for the first time since Nov. 10, 2007 at Miami (31-0), before winning 48-0.
- UVa shut out an opponent in the opening half at home for the first time since Nov. 18, 2006 versus Miami (14-0), before winning 17-7.
- Quarterback Jameel Sewell for the second week in a row has connected with eight different receivers.
- Quarterback Jameel Sewell registered his second career 300-yard passing career game, finishing with 308 yards on 20-of-30 passing and one touchdown.
- Quarterback jameel Sewell had the best total offense game of his career, totaling 337 yards (308 pass and 29 rushing).
- Sophomore tailback Max Milien tallied his first career rush, finishing with four carries for 14 yards.
- Today’s attendance 45,371 is the lowest at a UVa home games since the 1999 season when 40,100 attended the game against Buffalo (Nov. 13).
- Former Virginia safety and current assistant football coach Anthony Poindexter had his No. 3 jersey retired Saturday in a special pregame ceremony.
Indiana Game Notes
- Tandon Doss had a career-high 9 receptions in the game, picking up 76 yards receiving. Doss has led the Hoosiers in receptions and receiving yards in each of Indiana’s six games in 2009. He now has 41 receptions on the year, an average of 6.83 catches per game.
- Doss added 3 kickoff returns for 47 yards on the game and also carried the ball once to give him 121 all-purpose yards in the game. Doss now has 778 all-purpose yards on the year, an average of 129.67 per contest.
- Jammie Kirlew had one sack and two tackles for loss in the game for the Hoosiers. He now has 21.0 sacks and 48.5 tackles for loss in his career.
- Adam Replogle posted his first career sack in the second quarter. Replogle finished with 3 tackles, including 2 solos, in the game.
- Zach Davis-Walker made his season debut for the Hoosiers, picking up two yards on the first carry of an Indiana drive in the first quarter. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla., native finished with 6 carries for 17 yards in the game.
- Punter Chris Hagerup averaged 44.71 yards on his 7 kicks in the game, booting a long of 49 yards twice. He placed two punts inside the 20 on the contest.
- In the fourth quarter, Bryan Payton scored on a 12-yard touchdown run, his first score on the season and the seventh of his career. The drive marked the first time the Virginia defense had allowed an opposing offense to enter the red zone.
- Linebacker Tyler Replogle led the team in tackles with 10 in the game, including six solos and one for loss. He moves his season total to 40, for an average of 6.67 per game. It is his first double-digit tackle game of the season and the second of his career.
- For the first time this season, the Hoosiers did not score first after receiving the opening kickoff.
- Indiana won the toss for the fourth time this year and elected to receive. The Hoosiers have elected to receive three of the four times that they have won the toss and have received the opening kickoff five times in six games.
- Indiana’s game captains were seniors Bryan Payton and Matt Mayberry and juniors Terrance Turner and Tyler Replogle.