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Preview 2008 - Big 12 Fun Stats

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Posted May 24, 2008


Some of the interesting statistics from the 2007 season for every Big 12 team.

Preview 2008

Big 12 Fun Stats From 2007


Too much can be made of statistics, but sometimes they can tell an interesting story. Looking back on the 2007 season, and with an eye on what needs to be worked on for 2008, or a positive to build around, here are 30 of the most interesting stats from last season. Some shaped the season, and some are simply, well, fun and interesting.

Fun Stats By Conference
- 30 Interesting Fun Stats From 2007
ACC | Big East | Big Ten | C-USA | Ind. 
MAC | M-West | Pac 10 | SEC | Sun Belt | WAC

Big 12 North

Colorado
 
- Opponent scoring 1st & 4th quarters: 115 – Opponent scoring 2nd & 3rd quarters: 238
- Kickoff return average: Colorado 23 yards – Opponents 19.3 yards
- Average gain on first down: Opponent 6.3 – Colorado 5.3

Iowa State

 - Touchdowns scored: Opponents 50 – Iowa State 27
 - Passing TDs: Opponents 24 – Iowa State 9
 - Time of possession: Iowa State 32:50 – Opponents 27:09

Kansas

 - KU scoring by quarter: 1st 105, 2nd 164, 3rd 155, 4th 132
 - Opponents scoring by quarter: 1st 41, 2nd 52, 3rd 52, 4th 68
 - Penalties: Opponents 81 for 753 yards – Kansas 53 for 508 yards

Kansas State

 - Punt return average: Kansas State 22.5 yards – Opponents 6.9 yards
 - First quarter scoring: Kansas State 122 – Opponents 69
 - Penalties: Kansas State 98 for 903 yards – Opponents 80 for 694 yards

Missouri

 - First quarter scoring: Missouri 125 - Opponents 43
 - Penalties: Opponents 103 - Missouri 76
 - Third down conversions: Missouri 107 of 202 (53%) - Opponents 95 of 226 (42%)

Nebraska

 - Rushing yards per game: Opponents 232.2 – Nebraska 144.4
 - Fumbles: Nebraska 19 (lost 11) – Opponents 15 (lost 3)
 - Third down conversions: Opponents 91 of 181 (50%) – Nebraska 73 of 171 (43%)

Big 12 South

Baylor

 - Second half scoring: Opponents 232 – Baylor 103
 - Rushing TDs: Opponents 29 – Baylor 5
 - Average yards per punt return: Opponents 16.3 – Baylor 8.1

Oklahoma

 - Red zone TDs: Oklahoma 48 of 68 (71%) – Opponents 21 of 41 (51%)
 - Third down conversions: Oklahoma 93 of 189 (49%) – Opponents 69 of 210 (33%)
 - Rushing yards per game: Oklahoma 190.7 – Opponents 110.3

Oklahoma State

 - Penalties: Oklahoma State 94 for 866 yards – Opponents 84 for 642 yards
 - Second quarter scoring: Oklahoma State 152 – Opponents 111
 - Average yards per carry: Oklahoma State 5.3 – Opponents 4.2

Texas

 - Fourth down conversions: Texas 14 of 22 (64%) – Opponents 9 of 22 (41%)
 - Average yards per carry: Texas 5.0 – Opponents 2.9
 - Onside kicks: Opponents 0 for 6 – Texas 1 of 1

Texas A&M

 - Opponent 1st quarter score: 45 – Opponent 2nd quarter score: 113
 - Penalties: Texas A&M 81 for 614 yards – Opponents 63 for 491 yards
 - Average passing yards per game: Opponents 254.8 – Texas A&M 185.4

Texas Tech

 - Red zone touchdowns: Texas Tech 51 of 68 (75%) – Opponents 25 of 44 (57%)
 - Average passing yards per game: Texas Tech 470.3 – Opponents 188.4
 - Penalties: Texas Tech 101 for 933 yards – Opponents 83 for 757