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Jaguars latest loss fuels rumors of a Tom Coughlin encore

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It is hard to imagine one team holding another to 206 yards of total offense, yet still lose the game. Somehow the Jacksonville Jaguars were able to pull off that improbability, losing to the Denver Broncos 20-10 on Sunday at EverBank Field. Denver could manage only 102 passing yards and 104 yards rushing, but found ways to score enough to take the victory. Jaguars’ Quarterback Blake Bortles tossed two interceptions, one of which was a 51-yard return for a “pick-six”…

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College football provides real life lessons in addition to statistics

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Saturday gave college football fans some close games to enjoy. While two unranked teams posted upsets, with Florida State serving as the victim in one of them, others came down to the wire. Alabama’s escape at home and Pitt’s last second win at Syracuse are examples. Here are a few of the key takeaway numbers from week 8 in college football, including a lesson in real life. 447 – Passing yards by Memphis QB Paxton Lynch in the Tigers’ 66-42…

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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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