Did you know: Week 3

September, 14, 2012
9/14/12
11:53
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Time for our weekly collection of fun facts and tidbits, courtesy of ESPN Stats & Information, as well as sports information departments around the Big 12 and SEC. Thank you, folks. We love you.

Did you know ...
  • Oklahoma State's seven-game home winning streak is its longest since 1984-85, when it won nine consecutive games.
  • Last season, 17.1 percent of kickoffs in college football went for touchbacks. This year, thanks to kicks being moved up five yards, 39.7 percent of kickoffs are going for touchbacks.
  • Through two games, Texas' David Ash is 7-of-8 passing when facing third downs of six yards or longer. He's converted those downs five times already, and did so just 10 times all of last season.
  • Joe Bergeron has run for 152 of his 159 yards inside the tackles, including 4.2 yards after contact per rush.
  • Outside the tackles, Malcolm Brown is averaging 6.2 yards per carry for his career.
  • Through two games, David Ash has amassed 24.1 percent of his passing yards on screen passes.
  • Rice ended an 11-game road losing streak last week by beating Kansas. It's last road win before that? A 32-31 win at North Texas on Sept. 11, 2010.
  • Since 2009, Ole Miss' turnover margin is -22, the worst in college football. In that span, Texas is 17-0 when winning the turnover battle.
  • TCU has been affiliated with five conferences since 2000. It opens Big 12 play this week.
  • The Horned Frogs own the nation's longest win streak, at nine games, and have the nation's longest conference winning streak, at 24 games.
  • TCU has completed 19 consecutive passes, dating back to last year's bowl game win over Louisiana Tech.
  • Since 2010, TCU is just the fourth team to complete a game with 10 or more passes without zero incompletions.
  • TCU forced Grambling into a three-and-out on 7 of 12 drives (58.3 percent) last week. That's the highest percentage in a game for TCU since October 2008, and the third-highest for a team this season.
  • The Big 12's .882 win percentage in nonconference play is the nation's best. Big 12 teams are outscoring opponents by an average score of 48.4-11.9.
  • Baylor's Nick Florence set the Big 12 freshman passing record in 2009, when he threw for 426 yards in a win over Missouri. Last week, Oklahoma State's Wes Lunt broke it, with 436 yards in a loss to Arizona.
  • The 436 yards were the fourth-most in OSU history.
  • When forcing at least two turnovers under Phil Bennett, Baylor is 9-0.
  • Big 12 offenses are averaging 6.9 yards per play this season.
  • Baylor's scored at least 40 points in five consecutive games.
  • Oklahoma scored eight rushing touchdowns last week against Florida A&M, the most for any Bob Stoops' coaches team at Oklahoma.
  • Texas hasn't played an SEC opponent since losing the national championship game to Alabama at the end of the 2009 season.
  • The Longhorns opponent this week, Ole Miss, has lost 14 consecutive games against BCS conference opponents. A 2010 win over Kentucky is the only win in the past three seasons for the Rebels against a BCS conference team.
  • Last week, David Ash threw for 221 yards against New Mexico. That was a career high.
  • Texas Tech's Seth Doege threw his 10th 300-yard game last week against Texas State.
  • Oklahoma is 51-12 outside Big 12 play under Stoops.
  • Texas and Ole Miss haven't met since 1966, when the Horns beat the Rebels, 17-0, in the Bluebonnet Bowl.
  • Baylor has won eight consecutive games at home, the second-longest streak in school history. The Bears can equal the school record with nine on Saturday, when they face Sam Houston State.
  • With his next field goal, Baylor kicker Aaron Jones will be Baylor's all-time scoring leader. He's got 218 points now, trailing Alfred Anderson, with 220.
  • Kansas has won its last three meetings with TCU.
  • Texas A&M leads the series with SMU, 42-29-7 … The Aggies lead the nation in sacks (8.00 per game) and are second in net punting (49.67 average per punt) … Damontre Moore leads the nation in sacks per game (3.00) while Jonathan Stewart leads nation in tackles per game (17.00).

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