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Week 6 college football by the numbers

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A memorable game occurred in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Saturday, but several individual and team performances were also worthy of mention. Here, by the numbers, are just a few. 712 – Passing yards allowed by Florida State’s defensive unit over the last two games against Miami and Louisville; both wins, but a cause for concern for the near future (see the next item). Louisville’s freshman QB Lamar Jackson threw for 307 in the Cardinals’ 41-21 loss to FSU. 532 –…

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Week 6 College Football by the numbers

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Saturday brought out several top performances in college football. Here are just a few. 1,022 – Rushing yards piled up this season by LSU’s Leonard Fournette. The Heisman Trophy hopeful added 159 on Saturday against South Carolina in the Tigers’ 45-24 win over South Carolina. He faces his stiffest challenge on Saturday when Florida comes to town. 405—Passing yards piled up by Miami’s Brad Kaaya in the Hurricanes’ narrow 29-24 loss on the road to Number 12 Florida State. Kaaya…

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Week 5 college football by the numbers

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Some remarkable individual achievements solidified the status of some of college football’s greatest stars. Some were necessary to assure their team of a victory. Others provide fun things to talk about. Here are just a few of those performances: 255 – Number of points scored this year by the Baylor Bears in 4 games, an average of 64 points. Their closest game was Saturday, a 63-35 romp over Texas Tech in their Big 12 Conference opener. 243 – Yards rushing…

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Week four college football by the numbers

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The biggest news in Florida was the Gators comeback win over Tennessee to keep their winning streak alive against the Vols at 11. Some other newsworthy games and corresponding numbers occurred throughout the country. 244 – Yards rushing by Number 8 LSU’s Heisman contender Leonard Fournette in the Tigers’ 34-24 victory at Syracuse. He became the first LSU runner to tally consecutive 200-yard rushing games in the program’s storied history. Another 87-yard romp was called back by penalty. 143 –…

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