As we put a wrap on the 2009 football season it’s time to make note of some stats for several of the ‘Cats and put them – statistically –in to the NU record book. Obviously these are stats and stats alone and can’t measure the little things. Like Mike Kafka’s perseverance to overcome a 5 INT day to help set two NCAA records and one of the most memorable games in NU history. It can’t measure the pain of a missed FG. It doesn’t capture the “did you see that?!!!” manner in which Sherrick McManis picked Miami (OH) or Drake Dunsmore’s tackle-shedding 66-yard TD or the euphoria inspired by Andrew Brewer’s 2-point conversion pass. But it is context, nonetheless.The Outback FalloutMike Kafka help set two alltime NCAA records in the Outback Bowl alone. Kafka’s 98 plays (78 pass, 20 rush) set the...

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