Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Some Pac-10 numbers to chew on
By ESPN.com staff
Some numbers that might interest you.
- The Pac-10 is 8-4 vs. other BCS conferences.
- The Pac-10 is 2-3 vs. the WAC and Mountain West, pending Oregon State's trip to Boise State on Saturday.
- The conference's overall record vs. FBS foes is 13-8 (.619).
- Three conference teams rank in the top six in the nation in total defense: No. 1 Oregon (193. ypg), No. 3 Arizona (220.3 ypg) and No. 6 Stanford (227.7 ypg).
- Four teams rank among the nation's top 13 in scoring: No. 1. Oregon (63 ppg), No. 3 Stanford (51.7 ppg), No. 7 California (45 ppg) and No. 13 Arizona (42.3 ppg).
- Other than total defense and scoring offense, Oregon is also No. 1 in the nation in total offense (611.67) and scoring defense (4.33 ppg). So the Ducks are No. 1 in the top-four statistical measures. Oh, and they are also No. 1 in pass efficiency defense. And No. 2 in rushing offense (380.67).
- Stanford is No. 1 in the nation in pass defense (90 ypg).
- Oregon State's James Rodgers leads the nation with 226.5 all-purpose yards per game.
- Four Pac-10 QBs rank among the nation's top 16 in passing efficiency: No. 3 Andrew Luck, Stanford; No. 13 Kevin Riley, Cal; No. 14 Nick Foles, Arizona; No. 16 Matt Barkley, USC.