Cowboys pile up pointsSunday, October 09, 2011
While Oklahoma State put up a performance that required a look back to find out when it last scored so many points, Wake Forest added a winning note to its ACC history. Those two tidbits and others highlight this week's By The Numbers:
70: Points scored by Oklahoma State in its 70-28 win over Kansas.
1: Number of times the Cowboys previously scored as many points as 70 points in a game since 1916; 70-7 over Southern Illinois in 1973.
49.4: Points per game allowed by Kansas this season, which is easily 120th and last in the FBS.
60.3: Points per game allowed by Kansas in the last three games.
4: Touchdown passes thrown by Alabama’s A.J. McCarron in a 34-0 win over Vanderbilt.
3: Touchdown passes allowed by the Vandy defense going into the game.
3: Conference wins in as many games by Wake Forest. This season marks the only time in the Demon Deacons’ 59-season history as an ACC member that they won their first three conference games.
22: Takeaways by Rutgers to lead the nation for an average of 4.4 per game.
22: Takeaways by Rutgers all last season.
899: Yards rushing by Pitt’s Ray Graham after six games.
892: Yards rushing by Pitt’s Tony Dorsett after six games in 1976, the previous high by a Panthers’ RB.
59: Points scored by Notre Dame in a 59-33 win over Air Force, the Irish’s most points since 1996.
62: Points scored by Notre Dame in a 62-0 win over Rutgers in that 1996 game, which was Lou Holtz’s last at Notre Dame Stadium.
13: Undefeated teams heading in this week’s action. Alabama, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Houston, Illinois, LSU and Michigan are 6-0. Boise State, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Wisconsin are 5-0.
3: Winless teams heading into this week’s action. Florida Atlantic, New Mexico and UAB are 0-5.
0: Number of homes games played by Florida Atlantic.