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By the Numbers: Saturday's big performances

Posted on: September 4, 2010 7:05 pm
Edited on: September 5, 2010 12:01 am
 

As we look at all the action around the opening weekend  in college football, here are some of the biggest performances of the day. Follow all the action on our scoreboard and our updating college football blog .

4:
Career-high number of touchdown passes by Andrew Luck in Stanford's 52-17 victory over Sacramento State. Luck also had 316 yards passing in the victory.

18.1: Average yards per carry by Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez when he rushed for 127 yards on seven carries in the 49-10 win over Western Kentucky.

48: Number of attempts by Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert, who finished 34 of 48 for 281 yards. Gabbert rallied Missouri from a 10-point halftime deficit with two touchdown passes to lift the Tigers over Illinois 23-13 .

72: Points scored by Oregon in an easy 72-0 victory over New Mexico. Kenjon Barner replaced the suspended LaMichael James and had a career-high 147 yards and four touchdowns.

141: Freshman Le'Veon Bell rushed for 141 yards on 10 carries and scored two touchdowns to spark Michigan State past Western Michigan 38-14 in a season-opening game Saturday.

168: Scott McKnight became Colorado's all-time leader in receptions with a 27-yard touchdown in the 24-3 victory over Colorado State . McKnight's 168th career catch broke the mark set by Michael Westbrook from 1991-94. The senior finished with six catches for 78 yards.

218: Rushing yards by Oklahoma's DeMarco Murray, helping No. 7 Oklahoma survive an unexpected scare from Utah State 31-24.

235: Daniel Thomas rushed for 235 yards and two touchdowns and Kansas State rallied for a 31-22 victory over UCLA before a crowd of 51,059, the biggest for a home opener in Wildcat history.

292: Second-half rushing yards for Air Force as the Falcons scored 41 points after halftime against Northwestern State. Air Force ended up winning 65-21.


357: Total combined yards rushing and passing by Auburn quarterback Cameron Newton in the win over Arkansas State. Newton ran for 171 yards and two touchdowns and passed for 186 yards and three more scores.
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Since: Oct 29, 2009
Posted on: September 5, 2010 1:39 pm
 

By the Numbers: Saturday's big performances

All I can say is,WOW, your a dork!!!



Since: Dec 4, 2006
Posted on: September 5, 2010 12:04 pm
 

By the Numbers: Saturday's big performances

357: Total combined yards  by Auburn quarterback Cameron Newton in the win over Arkansas State. Newton ran for 171 yards and two touchdowns and passed for 186 yards and three more scores.

How about 383 total yards by a sophomore, against a team favored to win the Big East?  I'm talking about Denard Robinson!  He did not have as many tds, but, 26 more total yards!



Since: Nov 7, 2009
Posted on: September 5, 2010 9:44 am
 

By the Numbers: Saturday's big performances

How about Oklahoma State's Kendal Hunter? 250 yards and 4 TDs in ONE half and ONE series of a football game?!?!


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Since: Nov 14, 2006
Posted on: September 4, 2010 10:50 pm
 

By the Numbers: Saturday's big performances

One more BIG performance number.
263; Total yards turned in by NU true freshman Taylor Martinez, he went 9 of 15 passing for 136 and 7 (yes i said 7) rushing attempts for 127 and 3 touchdowns (Thats better than 18yds per carry)
All i can say is WOW!!!!!!!!


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