Friday, November 5, 2010
Did you know: Week 10
By ESPN.com staff
We're back again with this week's collection of tidbits about this week's games, courtesy of ESPN Stats and Info, as well as various sports information departments across the Big 12.
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- After last week's outburst of three touchdowns longer than 50 yards, Nebraska running back Roy Helu Jr. leads the nation in runs of longer than 50 yards, with six. Oregon's LaMichael James is second, with five. Huskers quarterback Taylor Martinez is tied for third, with four.
- Last week's games featured eight touchdowns of longer than 50 yards.
- The only team to hold Baylor under 30 points this year was TCU, which leads the nation in total defense and scoring defense.
- Colorado quarterback Cody Hawkins has thrown 102 consecutive passes without an interception.
- Iowa State is 9-1 under Paul Rhoads when it keeps opponents under 150 yards rushing.
- The Cyclones' 3-2 start in conference play is their best since 2002.
- Kansas State is 4-2 against Texas in Big 12 play.
- Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin's 20 touchdown passes average 41.7 yards.
- Bears kicker Aaron Jones needs just one more field goal to tie the school record of 18 in a single season.
- Nebraska is 35-10-2 against Iowa State in Ames.
- Nebraska is 6-0 when it scores on its opening possession.
- Texas Tech is hosting Missouri on homecoming. The Red Raiders have won three consecutive homecoming games. Their last loss? Missouri in 2006.
- Texas Tech must beat Missouri and Oklahoma in consecutive weeks to salvage at least a .500 record in conference play. The Red Raiders haven't finished with a losing record in conference play since 2000.
- Baylor hasn't won in Stillwater since 1939.
- For the second consecutive week, Oklahoma State is still the only program in the country with a 1,000-yard receiver (Justin Blackmon) and rusher (Kendall Hunter).
- Colorado's 0-4 start in Big 12 play is its worst ever.
- It's been more than three years since Colorado won on the road. It's 0-15 since a win at Texas Tech on Oct. 27, 2007.
- Rhoads needed just 22 games to reach 12 wins. That's the second-fastest in school history, behind Clay Stapleton, who needed 21 games (1958-59).
- Missouri gave up six sacks against Nebraska last week after giving up seven in its first seven games.
- Nebraska kicker Alex Henery has made 18 consecutive field goals, a new school record.
- Colorado went without a turnover last week in a loss to Texas Tech, the first such occurrence in 31 games for the Buffs.
- With Texas' loss to Baylor last week, the Longhorns have lost more home games in the past month (3) than Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has lost in his entire career, holding a 71-2 record at Owen Field.
- Texas A&M receiver Jeff Fuller needs 10 catches and 27 yards to become the school's single-season leader for receptions and receiving yardage.
- Baylor is the Big 12's most penalized team, with 75 penalties for 686 yards. No other team has more than 600 yards or 63 penalties.
- Kansas State has seven fewer penalties than any other team in the league, with 42 for a league-low 326 yards.
- Texas A&M's 35 first downs last week were the program's most since 1986.
- By the NCAA’s measure, which counts your past and future opponents record this season, Iowa State has the toughest schedule in the country. Its opponents have a 51-24 record.
- Oklahoma has scored at least 65 points in its last two games against Texas A&M.
- Texas A&M has lost eight consecutive games against ranked teams.
- The Aggies next three games come against ranked teams.