Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Big 12 by the numbers: Week 11
By ESPN.com staff
Time for the story of the Big 12 this week, as told by calculators.
50.1: Points scored on average by Oklahoma State.
49: Points scored on average by Oklahoma State in conference play.
68: Tackles in six conference games by Kansas linebacker Steven Johnson, 14 more than any player in the Big 12.
117.3: Opponent pass-efficiency rating in conference play for Oklahoma State, the best mark in the Big 12.
156.7: Opponent pass-efficiency rating in conference play for Kansas State, the worst mark in the Big 12.
2,253: Passing yards given up in six conference games by Kansas State, 345 more than any Big 12 team.
2: Kickoff returns each for touchdowns by Kansas State's Tyler Lockett and Texas' Fozzy Whittaker in conference play.
1: Kickoff returns for touchdowns by the rest of the Big 12 in conference play. (Justin Gilbert)
0: Number of Big 12 players with one kickoff returned for a touchdown this season. Gilbert, Whittaker and Lockett all have two.
2: Field goals missed by Texas A&M kicker Randy Bullock last week in a loss to Oklahoma.
1: Field goals missed by Bullock in his first eight games.
49.4: Fewer yards per game given up by Texas (310.8) than any Big 12 team. The Longhorns have led the Big 12 in total defense in each of the past four seasons.
24: Difference in turnovers gained between Oklahoma State (31) and Texas A&M (7). Both began the season in the top 10. OSU is undefeated and ranked No. 2. Texas A&M is unranked and has four losses.
1: Big 12 team that has converted fewer than 50 percent of its fourth-down attempts. Texas A&M is 1-of-6.
44: Plays longer than 10 yards for OSU receiver Justin Blackmon. Only Missouri's Henry Josey (47) has more among Big 12 players.
2: Plays longer than 80 yards this year, both runs by OSU's Herschel Sims and Baylor's Terrance Ganaway.
10: Plays longer than 80 yards for Big 12 teams in 2010.
1: Punt return longer than 40 yards in 2010. (E.J. Gaines, Missouri)
34: Runs longer than 10 yards for Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein. Only Josey (43) has more.