Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Stat attack! Some Week 5 Pac-12 numbers
By Ted Miller
Here is a quick look at some Pac-12 numbers and how they stack up nationally.
You can see Week 4 numbers here.
Number to the left is national rank.
7. Oregon, 303.75
14. UCLA, 251.5
Note: UCLA and Arizona State's numbers took a big hit over the weekend, though the Sun Devils probably aren't fretting things after a blowout win.
3. UCLA, 577.5
5. Oregon, 571.0
12. Arizona, 536.5
Note: None of these three is likely thrilled with its offensive performance from over the weekend.
10. Arizona State, 274 yards per game
24. Stanford, 317.67 ypg
Note: ASU's number improved after holding Utah to just 209 total yards, the fewest the Sun Devils have allowed in a conference game since giving up 181 at Washington State on Oct. 10, 2009, according to the Arizona Republic.
14. Arizona State, 12.75 points per game
18. Oregon State, 13 ppg
21. Stanord, 14.67 ppg
Note: Toss in USC and Oregon, and five Pac-12 teams are giving up fewer than 20 ppg.
1. Stanford, 41.33 yards per game
2. Oregon State, 53.5 ypg
Note: Yep, the Cardinal and Beavers are the top two teams in the nation against the run. And neither can be accused of stacking an easy early schedule.
30. Arizona State, 35.0 yards per game
32. Arizona, 42. ypg
Note: Arizona State ranked last -- 120th -- in the nation in penalty yards in 2011 with 79.77.
7. USC, 3.75 sacks per game
10. Washington State, 3.5
10. Arizona State, 3.5
15. UCLA, 3.25
23. Utah, 2.75
Note: USC's big question mark was supposed to be its defensive line. It's exceeded expectations thus far.
Tackles for a loss
1. Arizona State, 9.75 per game
3. Stanford, 9.67
13. USC, 8.25
16. Washington State, 8.0
Note: Obviously, the Sun Devils, Cardinal and Trojans are getting better results from attacking than the Cougars.
Pass efficiency (number is national rank)
9. Taylor Kelly, Arizona State
17. Marcus Mariota, Oregon
Note: Big fall-off after these two. UCLA's Brett Hundley is 33rd, Oregon State's Sean Mannion is 50th and USC's Matt Barkley is 51st.
4. Johnathan Franklin, UCLA, 146.45 yards per game
14. Stepfan Taylor, Stanford, 112.67 ypg
22. Ka'Deem Carey, Arizona, 105.75
26. Kenjon Barner, Oregon, 102.5
Note: Franklin came back down to earth against Oregon State, demonstrating the Beavers' run defense is for real.
2. Marqise Lee, USC, 130.33 yards per game
3. Brandin Cooks, Oregon State, 127.5 ypg
5. Markus Wheaton, Oregon State, 118.5
24. Austin Hill, Arizona, 92.25
Note: Some big names -- Marquess Wilson, Keenan Allen, Robert Woods -- are missing. But both starting Oregon State receivers are here.
2. Travis Long, Washington State, 6/1.63 per game
10. Anthony Barr, UCLA, 5/1.25 per game
10. Morgan Breslin, USC, 5/1.25 per game
10. Chidera Uzo-Diribe, Colorado, 5/1.25 per game
20. Leonard Williams, USC, 4/1.0 per game
Note: Williams is a true freshman defensive tackle and Breslin is a JC transfer. Barr converted to outside linebacker from running back/F-back in the spring. Appears to be a good move.