November 14, 2009
Post-Game Notes: Northern Colorado at Montana
November 14, 2009
- Freshman John Burnley tallied a 20-yard or better kickoff return in all eight games in which he had a return this season. He ends the season with 405 kickoff return yards.
- In the first quarter, senior quarterback Bryan Waggener moved into fifth in school history in passing yards and leaves Northern Colorado throwing for 4,956 yards.
- With his last reception in the first half, senior wide receiver Alex Thompson tied for seventh on the career receptions list with 106. He ends his two-year career with 109 catches, seventh best in school history.
- With his first pass of the game, Waggener became just one of five players in Northern Colorado history to tally 5,000 yards of total offense. He ends his career with 5,187 yards.
- Junior cornerback Korey Askew tallied his 100th career tackle in the first half and ends the game with 105.
- Senior linebacker Logan Zabel also notched his 100th career tackle after posting a career-best 10 in the game. He ends his two seasons with the Bears with 105.
- Waggener also moved into the top 10 on the single-season passing yards. He ends his senior campaign with 2,410 yards to rank eighth on the single-season list. His 2,471 yards of total offense also rank ninth on the single-season charts.
- Junior linebacker John Eddy has now had double figure tackles in five of his last six games, tallying 57 in the last four games (14.2 per game).
- Senior cornerback Quincy Wofford tallied his seventh career interception and the second of the season with one in the third quarter for 22 yards.
- Thompson had seven receptions in the game, bringing his single season list to 71, which ranks fourth on the school's single-season list.
- The Bears say goodbye to 17 seniors in Quincy Wofford, Bryan Waggener, Alex Thompson, Michael York, DC Wilson, Ryan Lutz, Logan Zabel, Stephen Michon, Zak Bigelow, Thomas Stuemky, CJ Stemo, Ryan Kemp, James Zapp, Chris Jones, Andrew Emmerling, Martin Awachie and Tony Kolone.
- Patrick Walker tied the team season-high with 12 receptions. It also ties for the second-most in a single game in Northern Colorado history. He becomes the fifth player to catch 12 or more passes in a game.
- Northern Colorado set the new single-season mark for passing completions in a season with 237, bettering the old mark of 231 from the 1981 and 2008 seasons.