Tag:By the numbers
Posted on: September 25, 2010 3:44 pm
Edited on: September 25, 2010 10:38 pm

By the Numbers: Week 4's Best Performances

As we look at all the action around the nation during Week 4, here are some of the biggest performances of the day. Follow all the action on our scoreboard and our updating college football blog .

4: Number of touchdowns by freshman James White as No. 11 Wisconsin steamrolled Austin Peay 70-3 . White finished with 145 yards rushing on just 11 carries.

6: Amount of touchdowns accounted by Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor in the 73-20 pounding of Eastern Michigan. He completed 20 of 26 passes for 224 yards and four touchdowns, rushed for another score and also caught a 20-yard scoring pass from his former high school teammate, Jordan Hall, late in the third quarter.

13: Points scored in the fourth quarter by Air Force in the 20-14 victory over conference rival Wyoming. Tim Jefferson ran 7 yards for the decisive score late in the fourth quarter.

24: Seconds remaining when Carson Coffman scored on a 7-yard run to lift Kansas State to a come-from-behind 17-13 victory  over UCF. The game was delayed almost 1 1/2 hours in the first quarter by weather .

35: Length of Ben DeLine's field goal as time expired to lift Colorado State past Idaho 36-34.

100: Florida coach Urban Meyer became the sixth fastest coach in NCAA history to reach 100 career wins as Florida knocked off Kentucky 48-14. He improved to 100-18 at Florida, Utah and Bowling Green, hitting the century mark faster than anyone except Gil Dobie (108 games), George Woodruff (109), Bud Wilkinson (111), Fielding Yost (114) and Knute Rockne (117).

368: Career passing yards by N.C. State's Russell Wilson in the 45-28 victory over Georgia Tech. Wilson completed 28 of 41 passes with three touchdowns as the Wolfpack improved to 4-0, their best start since winning their first nine games in 2002.

Posted on: September 18, 2010 3:47 pm
Edited on: September 19, 2010 1:38 am

By the Numbers: Week 3's best performances

As we look at all the action around the nation during Week 3, here are some of the biggest performances of the day. Follow all the action on our scoreboard and our updating college football blog.

5: A LSU record number of field goals by Josh Jasper and number of interceptions by the Tigers defense in the 29-7 victory over Mississippi State.

10: Vanderbilt snapped a 10-game conference losing streak dating back to 2008 with a 28-14 victory over Ole Miss. The Commodores have beaten the Rebels four of the past six seasons.

14: Seconds remaining when Arkansas' Ryan Mallett threw a 40-yard scoring pass to Greg Childs to lift No. 12 Arkansas over Georgia 31-24.

A school-record consecutive completions by Terrelle Pryor in Ohio State's easy 43-7 victory over Ohio. Pryor, who also ran for a touchdown, completed 22 of 29 passes for 235 yards and two scores with two interceptions.

181: Daniel Thomas rushed for 181 yards and two touchdowns on a career-high 34 carries, and Kansas State rallied to beat Iowa State 27-20.

287: Passing and rushing yards by Nebraska freshman Taylor Martinez in Nebraska's pounding of Washington 56-21. Martinez ran for 137 yards and three touchdowns, threw for another 150 yards and a score.

295: Combined rushing yards by Illinois RB Mikel LeShoure (180) and QB Nathan Scheelhaase (115) in the 28-22 victory over Northern Illinois. LeShoure and Scheelhaase combined for 53 rushing yards on a fourth quarter drive that set up a 32-yard field goal by Derek Dimke that provided the winning points.

528: School-record rushing yards by Oregon in the 69-0 victory over Portland State. LaMichael James led the way with 227 yards on 14 carries and two touchdowns.

722: Total yards by Oklahoma State in the 65-28 victory over Tulsa. Brandon Weeden passed for 409 of the yards with six touchdowns. The total yards broke the school record of 717 set against Kansas during Barry Sanders' Heisman Trophy season in 1988.

Posted on: September 11, 2010 4:22 pm
Edited on: September 12, 2010 8:05 am

By the Numbers: Sept. 11's Best Performances

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

5: Total touchdowns for East Carolina quarterback Dominique Davis in the victory over Memphis. Davis ended up throwing three touchdowns and rushing for two more in the 49-27 win.

16: Points in the fourth quarter, allowing Washington State to come from behind and beat Montana State 23-22. Nico Grasu's 18-yard field goal with 2:13 remaining capped the comeback.

Combined number of points by Wake Forest and Duke in the Demon Deacons' 54-48 victory. Wake Forest posted the first consecutive 50-point games in school history, outgained the Blue Devils 500-487 and won the second highest-scoring game in ACC history.

182: A career-high day for South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore, who ran for 182 yards on 37 carries in South Carolina's 17-6 victory over Georgia.

183: The number of rushing yards by Michigan State's Edwin Baker in the 30-17 victory over Florida Atlantic. Baker also had an 80-yard touchdown run.

350: C.J. threw for 350 yards, including touchdown passes of 42 yards to Charles Clay and 25 yards to Trae Johnson, to lead Tulsa to a 33-20 victory over Bowling Green.

391: Passing yards by Steven Threet to lead Arizona State to a 41-20 win over FCS opponent Northern Arizona.

409: Rushing yards for Air Force as the Falcons knocked off BYU 35-14. It was the last time the two teams are scheduled to meet with BYU leaving the Mountain West after the season.

502: Total yards for Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson in the 28-24 victory over Notre Dame. Robinson finished with 244 yards passing and 258 yards rushing and blogger Tom Fornelli wonders, could this be the year a Michigan player wins the Heisman?

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

By the Numbers: Saturday's big performances

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 .

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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