Big 12 Week 4: Did You Know?
Chew on these nuggets of fun info and random trivia, and you’re sure to be the smartest guy or gal at your tailgate.
Did you know …
- Baylor is averaging 590.9 yards per game on offense since 2011 and has now put up 400-plus in 29 consecutive games.
- The Bears set a Floyd Casey Stadium record for single-game scoring with 69 against Wofford in their season opener, then broke it with 70 against Buffalo.
- Baylor has scored in 32 of the last 33 quarters it has played, including all eight this season. The offense also has first-quarter scores in 18 of its last 19 games.
- Iowa State defensive back Nigel Tribune is the first true freshman to see the field for the Cyclones since 2011, when three played right away.
- ISU punter Kirby Van Der Kamp has 46 career punts of more than 50 yards.
- ISU QB Sam Richardson has a TD-INT ratio of 13-3 and is averaging 53 rushing yards per game in his career.
- James Sims passed John Riggins and Gale Sayers last week to take over the No. 5 spot on Kansas' all-time rushing chart with 2,685 career yards.
- Kansas' streak of road losses extended to 23 games with last week's loss to Rice.
- Jayhawks LB Ben Heeney had a career-high 18 tackles against Rice and has collected sacks in each of KU's last three games.
- We could list a dozen stats about Kansas State's dominance over Texas in their series, but we'll keep it to a few today. The Wildcats have won their last five games against Texas.
- In their past five matchups, Texas has produced 1,849 total yards of offense and Kansas State has put up 1,317 total yards. But KSU was plus-13 in turnover margin in those games.
- When the Wildcats have held an opponent to 10 points or less, they're 91-0 since 1990.
- Oklahoma has won its last 36 games when leading at halftime.
- Blake Bell had 437 yards of total offense in his first career start last Saturday. That ranked No. 9 on the Sooners' single-game record list. He was only the fourth quarterback in school history to throw for 400 yards in a game, joining Landry Jones, Sam Bradford and Josh Heupel.
- Jaz Reynolds' 82-yard reception last week against Tulsa was the longest non-scoring catch in Sooner history.
- Oklahoma State has surpassed 50 points in a game 25 times since Mike Gundy took over as head coach.
- The Cowboys are 15-for-15 in the red zone this season with touchdowns on all 15 conversions.
- Prior to last week, OSU receiver Josh Stewart had caught four passes or more in 15 consecutive games. The sophomore is already No. 9 on the school's all-time receiving list.
- Since the beginning of the 2010 season, Texas is 23-18 with 10 of those losses coming in home games. Texas had lost just four home games from 2001 to 2009.
- Opposing quarterbacks have averaged 122.7 rushing yards per game against Texas this season, which is 20 more than any other FBS team has allowed. K-State leads in the Big 12 in quarterback rushing at 81.7 yards per game.
- Texas is currently ranked last in the Big 12 in nearly every defensive statistic, including points (30.3) and yards (491.3) per game.
- Trevone Boykin has already accounted for 3,042 yards of total offense in his career but has a TD-INT ratio of 14-12 in the 10 starts he's made.
- TCU led the Big 12 in interceptions last season with 21 and is already leading the league in that category this year with five.
- The Horned Frogs haven't been shut out in a game since 1991. Their streak of scoring in 258 consecutive games is currently the third-longest in FBS.
- Until last week's win over TCU, Texas Tech had lost eight straight games when scoring 20 points or fewer. The Red Raiders hadn't won a home game with 20 points or fewer since 2001.
- No Big 12 school has played more true freshmen than Texas Tech. The Red Raiders have put 10 on the field this season. Texas A&M currenrlt leads the nation in that stat with 17.
- At one point last season, Texas Tech went six games and 485 defensive snaps without forcing a turnover. Tech has three takeaways in three games this season.
- West Virginia faces Maryland for the fourth consecutive season this weekend. Ever since losing the 2003 Gator Bowl to the Terps, WVU has won seven straight games in this series.
- The Mountaineers have used 29 players this season who, prior to 2013, had never appeared in a game for WVU. That includes 14 first-time starters.
- Since 2002, West Virginia is 29-18 against current members of the ACC. Going into this weekend's game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, WVU is also 4-0 under Dana Holgorsen when playing in pro stadiums.
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