By The Numbers

The season opener, by the numbers:

246 -- Days since the last Texas football game.

30 -- Hours until rebirth.

2,654 -- Yards Colt McCoy needs to tie Major Applewhite as UT's all-time leading passer.

3,303 -- Yards passing by McCoy in 2007.

3,688 -- Yards passing by Florida Atlantic QB Rusty Smith in 2007.

8 -- Margin of victory in Texas' season opener last year.

23 -- Points Texas is favored by against Florida Atlantic.

28 -- Margin of victory PB is predicting Saturday (45-17).

1 -- Games out of four Florida Atlantic beat the spread as a road dog in '07.

0 -- Collegiate games played by the top five safeties in Texas' backfield.

96 -- Points scored by Texas in the 1st Quarter last season.

160 -- Points scored by Texas in the 1st Quarter in 2005.

474 -- Yards of total offense by Texas in the Holiday Bowl.

533 -- Yards of total offense allowed by Texas against Texas A&M.

312 -- Yards of total offense allowed by Auburn at Florida in 2007.

8 -- Big 12 teams which averaged 30+ points per game in 2007.

91 -- Percent of red zone drives converted into scores by Missouri in '07, tops in the Big 12.

73 -- Percent of red zone drives converted into scores by OU opponents in '07, best in the Big 12.

98,000 -- Fans who will watch Texas' season opener tomorrow night.

30 -- Dolars the rest of us will pay to see it on TV.

10 -- Jersey number never to be worn at Texas again.

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