Friday Fun with Numbers

Yards per carry on 3rd and 3 or less. 

Nat'l Rank Name G Att Yards Avg.
1 Illinois 4 8 118 14.75
2 UTEP 5 13 138 10.62
3 Old Dominion 6 13 132 10.15
4 Oklahoma State 5 13 112 8.62
5 North Texas 6 11 89 8.09
6 LSU 6 13 99 7.62
7 Texas A&M 6 22 166 7.55
8 California 6 14 105 7.5
9 Washington State 6 12 89 7.42
10 South Florida 7 22 163 7.41

Red Zone Touchdown Percentage

SMU ranks 128 out of 128 in redzone touchdown percentage. When the Mustangs enter the redzone they leave with a touchdown just 30% of the time. 

 

 

NCAA Tackle Leaders

Nat'l Rank Name Team Year Position Games Solo Assists Total Tackles/Game
1 Nate Holley Kent State SR DB 7 61 31 92 13.14
2 Rodney Butler NMSU SR LB 6 39 50 89 14.83
3 Zach Cunningham Vanderbilt JR LB 7 40 41 81 11.57
4 Jalen Young FAU SO DB 7 49 28 77 11
4 Ulysees Gilbert III Akron SO LB 7 43 34 77 11
6 Treyvon Williams FIU JR LB 7 48 27 75 10.71
7 Anthony Wint FIU JR LB 7 40 32 72 10.29
8 Keith Brown WKU SR LB 7 39 32 71 10.14
9 Khalil Hodge Buffalo SO LB 6 32 38 70 11.67
10 Josiah Tauaefa UTSA FR LB 6 28 40 68 11.33

Plays of 20 yards or more allowed...

Texas, Rice, and Texas Tech are tied for 110 in the FBS in plays of 20 yards or more allowed with 38.

 

 

 

Plays of 20 Yards or More

Texas A&M's Trayveon Williams and UTEP's Aaron Jones are tied for the 5th in the NCAA in plays of 20 yards or longer (8). 

They are tied for 6th in plays of 30 yards or longer (5). 

They are tied for 2nd in plays of 40 yards or longer (4). 

Aaron Jones is tied with four players for 3rd in plays of 50 yards or more (2).

 

Total Defense

Houston is 9th in the NCAA in total defense. 

Baylor is 18th in the NCAA in total defense. 

The next highest Texas FBS team is UTSA at no. 67. 

Posted on October 21, 2016 and filed under Southwest Round-Up.