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Texas Football By The Numbers, Week 6

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DEFENSE

11 -- Net yards rushing gained by Arkansas last Saturday.

16 -- Number of times under Mack Brown Texas has held an opponent to 20 or fewer yards rushing.

2.02 -- Yards per rushing attempt allowed by Texas on the season, #4 nationally.

2005 -- Last year Texas did not finish in the Top 10 nationally in yards per rush allowed #33, 3.69).

6.2 -- Yards per pass attempt allowed by Texas in 2008, 50th nationally.

2005 -- Last year Texas finished in the Top 60 nationally in yards per pass attempt (#1, 5.1 ypa)

4.6 -- Yards per play allowed by the Texas defense in 2008, 27th nationally.

16 -- Sacks by Texas through 4 games in 2008.

28 -- Sacks by Texas in all of 2007.

7 -- Points allowed by Texas' defense in the 2nd half in 2008 (Rice, 3rd Quarter).

 

OFFENSE

21 -- Completions in 23 attempts (91.3%, a single-game school record) by Texas quarterbacks against Arkansas.

0 -- Punts by Texas between the start of the Rice game and John Gold's 2nd Quarter punt against Arkansas.

14 -- Drives over that punt-less span.

10 -- Drives out of 14 ending in touchdown (2 FGs, 2 Fumbles).

122 -- Career McCoy-to-Cosby career compleetions, third most all-time at UT (Simms-to-Williams, 131 / Applewhite-to-Kavil, 124)

1 -- Number of Texas tailbacks all-time to rush for a touchdown in each of their first four games as a freshman (Cody Johnson).

0 -- Career misses by Hunter Lawrence as a kicker (3-3 FGs, 24-24 PATs).

573 -- Career completions by Colt McCoy, 2nd all-time at Texas (Applewhite, 611)

6 -- Games out of the last 7 that Jordan Shipley has caught a touchdown pass.

3 -- Games Colt McCoy has led the team in rushing in 2008.

27.5 -- First downs per game by Texas in 2008, 4th most nationally.

ODDS AND ENDS

3 -- Number of games Texas has won 52-10 in 2008.

12 -- Consecutive non-conference victories by Texas.

56 -- Texas victories against 21 losses all-time versus Arkansas.

6 -- Number of quarterbacks in the Top 10 in passer rating from the Big 12 (#2 McCoy, #3 Bradford, #4 Daniel, #5 Robinson, #8 Freeman, #10 Griffin)

9 -- Number of quarterbacks in the Top 20 from the Big 12 (#16 Ganz, #18 Reesing, #20 Harrell)