Streaks snapped and big gamesSunday, October 02, 2011
Believe it or not, Baylor’s Robert Griffin III once had a longer streak of passes without an interception than the one he had snapped Saturday at Kansas State. The Bears' QB heads this week's installment of By The Numbers.
170: Passes thrown by Griffin III before he was intercepted late in the Bears’ loss at Kansas State.
209: Passes Griffin III threw at the start of his career in 2008 before he was intercepted, setting a FBS record for most passes without an interception at the start of a career.
291: Yards rushing by West Virginia freshman Dustin Garrison in a 55-10 win against Bowling Green.
233: Yards rushing Garrison had at the half.
65: Yards rushing by Garrison in the Mountaineers’ first four games
35: Touchdowns scored by Georgia Tech in their first five games to lead the nation.
14: Touchdowns by Wisconsin RB Montee Ball after five games to lead the nation.
5: Touchdowns scored by Florida Atlantic in its first four games, which is the nation’s fewest in both quantity and average per game.
51: Points per game Kansas allowed in its first three games against FBS schools.
593: Yards per game Kansas allowed in those three games
510: Yards passing by Arkansas’ Tyler Wilson against Texas A&M on Saturday, the fifth-most in SEC history.
544: Yards passing by Georgia’s Eric Zeier against Southern Miss in 1993 to set the SEC record.
10: Years it had been since Michigan blanked a Big Ten opponent before a 58-0 rout of Minnesota. The Wolverines' last conference shutout was 20-0 over Penn State in 2001.
20: Victories by the Wolverines over the Golden Gophers in the last 21 games.
22: Home winning streak that went by the board with TCU’s overtime loss to SMU.
25: Regular-season win streak the Horned Frogs had snapped.