Big 12 did you know: Week 12

November, 18, 2011
11/18/11
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Time for our weekly dose of fun facts across the Big 12, courtesy of ESPN Stats & Info and various Big 12 sports information departments.

Thanks, all. You make your readers the smartest people at their tailgates.
  • In three-plus seasons under Art Briles, Baylor has won 10 Big 12 games. In the 12 years prior to Briles' arrival, Baylor won 11 Big 12 games.
  • Since 2000, only three receivers have more than 10 games of 100 yards and 2 TD catches. Greg Jennings, Larry Fitzgerald ... and Justin Blackmon.
  • Texas has a losing record against just three teams its played 10 times: Kansas State, Notre Dame and ... Vanderbilt.
  • Oklahoma State's touchdown drives this season have averaged 1:49, the lowest of any team in the FBS.
  • When targeting Blackmon in the red zone, Brandon Weeden is completing 83 percent of his passes with 11 touchdowns and no interceptions.
  • Over the past two seasons, no QB-WR combo has more total touchdowns, red zone touchdowns or 20-plus yard touchdowns than Weeden and Blackmon.
  • Texas is 9-0 the past two seasons when attempting fewer than 30 passes, and 2-10 when attempting more than 30 passes.
  • Oklahoma's 20-0 record against Baylor is one of only three AQ conference rivalries in which one team has won every meeting (Penn State-Indiana, Florida State-Duke).
  • The past four meetings between Iowa State and Oklahoma State have all been decided by at least 26 points.
  • Weeden is completing more than 73 percent of his passes with 23 TDs and 3 INTs in Big 12 play.
  • On throws longer than 25 yards, Baylor QB Robert Griffin III is completing 58 percent of his passes with 15 touchdowns and 14 incompletions.
  • Griffin has a run of at least 10 yards in every game this year, with 25 total runs of longer than 10 yards.
  • Kansas State's four-overtime win over Texas A&M last year was only the second in school history. The first? A Big 12 Championship game loss to Texas A&M in 1998.
  • Texas is tied for second-fewest fewest completions of 20 yards or longer allowed, with 17. Alabama is No. 1, with 14. LSU also has 17.
  • The Longhorns are the only team in the FBS to not surrender a passing touchdown of longer than 20 yards. (And they played Oklahoma State.)
  • Kansas' 64 rushing attempts against Baylor last week were the most by a Jayhawks team since running 71 times in 1992 against Kansas State.
  • Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones didn't throw a single interception this season on passes targeting Ryan Broyles, who tore his ACL in Oklahoma's last outing. Broyles had 83 catches this year.
  • Jones completed three passes longer than 20 yards in four consecutive games and six of his last seven games. In 2009 and 2010, he did that just twice.
  • Texas has completed just 6 of 18 passes for one touchdown in the red zone. The Longhorns are 0-of-7 on third-down passes in the red zone this year.
  • Iowa State running back James White already has two 100-yard games this season since Shontrelle Johnson's injury.
  • Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein's 36 rushes of at least 10 yards lead all FBS quarterbacks.
  • Of Klein's 24 touchdowns, 21 have come from within 10 yards. No other player in the country has more than 16. Oklahoma State's Joseph Randle has the third-most, with 15.
  • Weeden has four of the top six passing games in school history.
  • The last time Texas went without a touchdown against Missouri: 1916.
  • Ranked opponents have completed 82.1 percent of their passes from 8-14 yards against Kansas State's defense for seven scores and one interception. Those quarterbacks were Weeden, Griffin and Jones.
  • Against Missouri, Texas QB David Ash was 4-of-15 for 95 yards on passes attempted longer than 10 yards.
  • Texas opponents are completing 44.8 percent of their passes on third down. That ranks sixth nationally.
  • The series between Oklahoma State and Iowa State in Ames stands at a corduroy-riffic 11-11-1.
  • Collin Klein's 35 rush attempts last week against Texas A&M were a single-game school record for quarterbacks.
  • Oklahoma has at least eight tackles for loss in each of its past five games.
  • Oklahoma State needs only 68 more points to break the school record for scoring in a single season. (1988)
  • Last week, Justin Blackmon passed the infamous Hart Lee Dykes in the Oklahoma State career receiving yards list.
  • Before last week, no opposing team had ever scored 60 points against Texas Tech at Jones AT&T Stadium.
  • Last week's 4OT game between Kansas State and Texas A&M was the longest in the history of the Big 12.
  • Baylor's 21 punts are six fewer than any team in the FBS.

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