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By the Numbers: Week 7's Best Performances

Posted on: October 16, 2010 3:59 pm
Edited on: October 16, 2010 10:49 pm
As we look at all the action around the nation during Week 7, here are some of the biggest performances of the day. Follow all the action on our scoreboard and our updating college football blog.

0:19: Time remaining when Miami (Ohio) scored the game-winning touchdown over Central Michigan. Zac Dysert, who also threw for 399 yards and three touchdowns, completed a 71-yarder to Andrew Cruse with 19 seconds remaining to lift the RedHawks over Central Michigan.

Career-number of touchdown passes by quarterback Tino Sunseri in Pittsburgh's 45-14 victory over Syracuse.

5: Matt Barkley threw for a school-tying five touchdowns and 352 yards to lift USC over California 48-14.
18: Losing streak ended by Eastern Michigan after Alex Gillett found Ben Thayer with a 12-yard touchdown pass in overtime, lifting the Eagles to a 41-38 win over Ball State. 

207: Justin Blackmon had a career-high 207 yards receiving with a touchdown to lead Oklahoma State over Texas Tech 34-17. Blackmon's previous career high for receiving yards came last week against Louisiana-Lafayette, when he had 13 catches for 190 yards. He caught 10 passes Saturday.

349: Passing yards by Kentucky quarterback Mike Hartline in the 31-28 victory over South Carolina. Hartline also had four touchdowns, including the game-winner to Randall Cobb.

361: Blaine Gabbert threw for a 361 yards and three touchdowns as Missouri remained undefeated with a 30-9 victory over Texas A&M.

376: Passing yards by Dominique Davis in East Carolina's upset victory over North Carolina State 33-27. Davis threw two touchdowns and also scored on a 1-yard keeper in the overtime win.

382: The number of passing yards by Indiana's Ben Chappell in the 36-34 come-from-behind victory over Arkansas State. Chappell also had four touchdowns in the victory.

678: Total offense by Louisiana Tech in its 48-35 victory over Idaho. Quarterback Ross Jenkins threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, while also throwing for 417 yards. Rich Casey caught nine passes for 117 yards and Lennon Carter added 179 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries for the Bulldogs.


Since: Nov 19, 2006
Posted on: October 17, 2010 1:34 pm

By the Numbers: Week 7's Best Performances

YOu have to love the coaching in the SEC.  Everyone is trying to outdue Les Miles.  And they wonder why the SEC is so down this year, especially in the East.

Since: Nov 3, 2006
Posted on: October 17, 2010 1:13 pm

By the Numbers: Week 7's Best Performances

How could you miss the numbers that "Oklahoma's Demarco Murray bypassed OU Heisman winner, Steve Owens, for most career touchdowns, with 58."  Demarco had passed OU Heisman winner, Billy Sims, earlier in the season.  Sims had been in the #2 spot.

If Murray stays healthy he will pad his lead by 10 or 20 more TDs by season's end.

There are a lot of talented players out there this season but certainly Demarco should at least be in the Heisman talk.  Sam Bradford was so much in the Heisman sights that Murray kind of remained in the shadows.  OU's current young QB is certainly making a place for himself, also.  Talk about literally being in  Sammy B's shadow, that's from where Landry Jones came.  Check out his 'numbers' from last Saturday and for this season.

Mike Fair, The Okie8ball

Since: Jul 28, 2008
Posted on: October 17, 2010 11:16 am

By the Numbers: Week 7's Best Performances

Agreed. He made Les Miles look intelligent for a split second on that hesitation on clock management/decision to go for it. The SEC East is a carousel for sure. Kentucky is a good team but should have lost last nite for sure. Go Wildcats!!!

Since: Nov 11, 2006
Posted on: October 16, 2010 10:23 pm

By the Numbers: Week 7's Best Performances

South Carolinas' Coach Steve Spurrier has to be the "horses ass" Coach of the Century!  His high anxiety, worrisome attitude on the side line has to be contagious to his players.   Leading 28 to 10 ending the 2nd quarter, his team starts to sputter and misque with dropped passes, fumbles etc.,  Instead of settling his players down, he probably gives his "Hitler" imitation in the locker room, making sure that they too have the jitters & fears.  They allow Kentucky to overtake them 31-28 with 11 seconds to go. He calls his last time out.  His team is within 20-25 yards from a tying FG.  Instead of kicking the FG to tie, he has his tempramental QB Garcia throw a bad pass for an interception!  Did not allow the team for a chance to tie and play for a possible game winning overtime!Without question, this Coach still has his head up his butt with his unexpected win over Alabama.   His QB Garcia earned his "Lack of consistency label"  Neither will be champs as long as they play the game!

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