By The Numbers

96 -- Season opening wins in Texas program history.

5 -- Times in the last 6 seasons Texas has scored 50+ to open the year.

29 -- Yards covered on John Chiles' first career touchdown pass to James Kirkendoll.

33 -- Consecutive games Quan "Velcro" Cosby has caught a pass.

40 -- Yards on Hunter Lawrence first career field goal.

3 -- Scholarship kickers on the Texas roster (Lawrence, Tucker, Bailey).

4 -- Times out of 4 Colt McCoy has punted and pinned the opponent inside the 20.

98,053 -- People in attendance Saturday night, the largest crowd to watch a football game in the history of the state.

47 -- Consecutive games sold out at DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium.

51 -- Number of minutes shorter this year's season opener (2 hours, 23 minutes) was than last year's (3 hours, 14 minutes). [Or not. --ed]

2 -- Trips inside the red zone out of 4 which resulted in points for Florida Atlantic.

0 -- Sacks recorded by Texas and Florida Atlantic.

5.2 -- Yards per carry by Vondrell McGee, 20% above last season's average.

15 -- Blaine Irby receptions predicted by Kirk Bohls in 2008.

7 -- Blaine Irby receptions in the season opener.

54 -- Career touchdown passes for Colt McCoy, moving him past James Brown (53) for 3rd all-time at Texas.

60 -- Career touchdown passes by Major Applewhite, tops all-time at Texas.

13 -- Consecutive completions by McCoy during the opener, two shy of the school record.

1.6 -- Yards allowed per rush by Texas Saturday.

67 -- Yards rushing (2.6 per attempt) by UTEP in their season opener against Buffalo.

3 -- Interceptions thrown by  UTEP quarterback Trevor Vittatoe against UB.

14 -- Points UTEP was outscored by in each of the 1st and 4th quarters against UB.

0 -- Tickets still available for Saturday's game in El Paso.

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