Thursday, October 18, 2012
Big 12 by the numbers: Week 8
By David Ubben
Here are the numbers that will tell the story of this weekend's games across the Big 12:
62: Career wins for Mike Gundy at Oklahoma State.
0: Coaches at Oklahoma State who will have more wins than Gundy if the Cowboys beat Iowa State on Saturday.
5: Big 12 teams in the national top 14 in total offense (Baylor, West Virginia, Texas Tech, Oklahoma State).
3: Big 12 teams outside the national top 100 in total defense. (Baylor, West Virginia, Texas)
46: Tackles for loss for Texas, the most in the Big 12.
1,255: Rush yards allowed by Texas, the most in the Big 12.
2: Plays longer than 80 yards from scrimmage this year from Oklahoma, the same amount as the rest of the league combined.
14: Interceptions by TCU, the most in the nation.
10: Fumbles lost by TCU, more than all but one team (Maryland).
2: Sacks allowed by Oklahoma State, fewer than all but two teams (Air Force, UTSA) in FBS.
9: Penalties last week versus Iowa State by Kansas State, the same as the Wildcats had in their last five games combined.
56.79: Third-down conversion rate for Texas Tech, the highest percentage in FBS.
5: Big 12 teams in the top 14 nationally in third-down conversions.
30.77: Third-down conversion rate for Kansas, 115th nationally.