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Preview 2008 - Sun Belt Fun Stats

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Posted May 24, 2008


Some of the interesting statistics from the 2007 season for every Sun Belt team.

Preview 2008

Sun Belt 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 | Big 12 | C-USA | Ind. 
MAC | M-West | Pac 10 | SEC | WAC

Arkansas State
- Sacks: Opponents 39 for 248 yards – Arkansas State 13 for 124 yards
- Third quarter scoring: Opponents 133 – Arkansas State 64
- Kickoff return average: Arkansas State 21.6 – Opponents 17.9

Florida Atlantic

- Fumbles: Opponents 23 (lost 14) – FAU 17 (lost 4)
- Average yards per catch: FAU 13 – Opponents 9.7
- Third quarter scoring: Opponents 102 – FAU 58

FIU

- Scoring quarters 1 through 3: Opponents 374 – FIU 115
- Red zone scores: Opponents 58 of 64 (91%) – FIU 13 of 22 (59%)
- First downs: Opponents 252 – FIU 165


Middle Tennessee

- Middle Tennessee 2nd quarter scoring: 112 – Middle Tennessee 3rd quarter scoring: 30
- Yards per carry: Opponents 4.9 – Middle Tennessee 3.5
- Red zone score: Opponents 45 of 49 (92%) – Middle Tennessee 24 of 32 (75%)

North Texas
- Sacks: Opponents 39 for 283 yards – North Texas 14 for 96 yards
- Opponent scoring by quarters: 1st 106, 2nd 180, 3rd 120, 4th 135
- North Texas scoring by quarters: 1st 62, 2nd 119, 3rd 61, 4th 56


Troy
- Third down conversions: Troy 80 of 190 (45%) – Opponents 45 of 171 (26%)
- Punt return average: Troy 16.8 yards – Opponents 10.5 yards
- Fumbles: Opponents 30 (lost 15) – Troy 23 (lost 14)

UL Lafayette
 - Second half scoring: Opponents 191 - UL Lafayette 122
 - Time of possession: Opponents 32:58 - UL Lafayette 27:02
 - Third down conversions: Opponents 82 of 179 (46%) - UL Lafayette 65 of 176 (37%)

UL Monroe

 - First quarter scoring: Opponents 82 - ULM 45
 - Penalties: ULM 100 for 815 yards - Opponents 76 for 592 yards
 - Total attendance for all five ULM home games: 83,255 - Attendance at Alabama's Bryant-Denny Stadium, site of ULM's 21-14 win: 92,138