By the Numbers: Texas vs. Rice

Even if you were one of the few fortunate Hook 'em fans to see the game yesterday, here are a few numbers that might have escaped you. If you have any other interesting numbers, post below.

232,594,098 Number of times the "Bevo Loves Hay/Longhorn Network" promo has been shown on LHN in the past week.

101,624 Game attendance.

1,000 Career kickoff return yards reached by D.J. Monroe in the game – only the fourth UT player to reach that mark.

100 Completion percentage by David Ash and John Harris.

99 Yards Texas drove for its third TD of the game.

86 Rushing yards by Malcolm Brown in his first college game.

69-0 Texas record under Mack Brown when rushing for more than 200 yards.

47 Times Texas has totaled 500 yards of offense under Mack Brown.

18 True freshman played in the game.

15 Minimum number of carries Malcolm Brown should get for here on.

14 Years since Texas had a non-QB throw a TD pass.

11 Cody Johnson’s new jersey number – a very odd-looking number for a FB.

10 Team-leading tackles by Emmanual Acho.

8 The most familiar-looking jersey number on the field yesterday.

6.3 Passing yards per completion by Rice.

6 More first downs by Texas than Rice

5 Years since a player scored a TD run and catch in the same quarter (Fozzy Whittaker ’11 and Selvin Young ’06)

4.8 Yards per rush.

4 Number of times Mike Davis blew by his defender to beat him deep.

2 Texas's rank in Forbes Magazine on nation’s most valuable college football programs.

1 Brick at a time…

0 Number of times I want to see Mathew McConaughey on another Longhorn Network promo.

.845 All-time winning percentage for Texas in season openers.

.769 All-time winning percentage against Rice.


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