Odd stats: Texas lost despite having nine more first downs than Kansas State – 25 to 16. Texas also had 182 yards rushing, and the Wildcats had a measly 27 yards on the ground. Texas also ran 21 more plays than Kansas State, 80-59.
Snead numbers: Snead completed only 2 of 8 passes for 17 yards in the first half, but bounced back to complete 13 of 30 passes for 190 yards and a touchdown.
Quick impact in the third quarter: The Longhorns made an immediate impression in the third quarter. Kansas State's offense went three-and-out, then Michael Griffin blocked his school-record eighth blocked kick, which was subsequently recovered by Tyrell Gatewood at the Kansas State 5 yard-line. Selvin Young scored a touchdown on the first play from scrimmage, tying the score at 21.
Running stats: The Longhorns were impressive yet again running the football. Jamaal Charles was the leading rusher for Texas with 88 yards on 16 carries. Young finished with 80 yards on 13 carries. Charles had two touchdowns, and Young scored on the first play from scrimmage in the second half on a five-yarder.
Weird first half: Texas dominated the first half in a couple of areas, yet trailed 21-14. Texas held the ball for 21:03 minutes in the first half, compared to just 8:57 for the Wildcats. Texas also rushed for 101 yards in the half, compared to just seven for Kansas State.
Nice first drive: Texas took the opening kickoff and drove 80 yards on 14 plays, eating 6:53 of the clock and culminating in McCoy's 1-yard quarterback sneak for a touchdown.
Big 12 winning streak: Texas' Big 12 winning streak ended at 21. The streak tied a conference-streak record of 21 that was originally set between 1968 and 1971, when the Longhorns "streaked" against the Southwest Conference.
Pick kings: The Longhorns have had at least one interception in each of the last eight games. They waited awhile to get theirs in the Kansas State game, as Michael Griffin snared an interception in the fourth quarter.
Blalock's streak: Texas offensive lineman Justin Blalock made his 49th consecutive start against the Wildcats. That ties Dan Neil, another UT linemen who put together his streak from 1993 until 1996. The streak is the longest in team history.
Crowder's streak: Defensive end Tim Crowder started his 45th consecutive game against the Wildcats, moving him into fifth on the all-time Texas list.
Pittman's streak: Texas receiver Billy Pittman has now caught a pass in 10 consecutive games. He finished the game with six catches for 102 yards.