Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Big 12 by the numbers: Week 12
By ESPN.com staff
Time for the story of Week 12 in the Big 12, as told by calculators.
1: Number of active Big 12 players with more than 1,000 yards rushing after Henry Josey seriously injured his knee.
1,006: Rushing yards by K-State quarterback Collin Klein.
1: Number of quarterbacks nationally with more rushing yards than Klein. (Chandler Harnish, Northern Illinois)
13: More yards rushing by Harnish than Klein.
2: Rushing touchdowns needed by Klein to tie Ricky Williams' single-season record of 26.
192: First downs in conference play for Texas A&M, the most of any team.
6: First downs allowed in conference play separating No. 1 Texas (119) and No. 2 Oklahoma (125).
151: First downs allowed by the Big 12's No. 3 team (Iowa State).
22: Fumbles by Texas Tech opponents, the most in the Big 12.
11: Fumbles recovered by Texas Tech, tied for second-lowest percentage in the Big 12.
29.41: Fumble recovery percentage by Texas A&M. Aggies opponents have fumbled 17 times. A&M has recovered five.
7: Teams in the FBS with a lower percentage than Texas A&M.
114: National rank in time of possession for Oklahoma State, at just under 27 minutes per game.
2: National rank in scoring for Oklahoma State, at 51.7 points per game.
1: Player in the FBS with more interceptions than K-State's Nigel Malone, who has seven. (David Amerson, NC State)
3: Touchbacks on kickoffs for Kansas kickers. Iowa State's Grant Mahoney is the Big 12's only other kicker with less than 10.
48: Touchbacks on kickoffs for OSU kicker Quinn Sharp.
10: Oklahoma State players with an interception. No other Big 12 team has more than seven. Texas A&M and Texas Tech have the fewest players with interceptions, with four.