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Preview 2008 - WAC Fun Stats

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Posted May 24, 2008


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

Preview 2008

WAC 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 | Sun Belt  

Boise State
 - Penalties: Boise State 92 for 828 yards – Opponents 67 for 518 yards
 - First quarter scoring: Boise State 143 – Opponents 59
 - Sacks: Boise State 35 for 219 yards – Opponents 19 for 192 yards

Fresno State
- Interceptions thrown: Fresno State 5 – Opponents 4
- Second quarter scoring: Fresno State 122 – Opponents 51
- Sacks: Fresno State 36 for 194 yards – Opponents 18 for 113 yards

Hawaii
 - Touchdown passes: Hawaii 51 – Opponents 16
 - Time of possession: Opponents 32:06 – Hawaii 27:54
 - Third down conversions: Hawaii 74 of 157 (47%) – Opponents (59 of 198 (30%)

Idaho

 - Completion percentage: Opponents 66.2% - Idaho 45.2%
 - Sacks: Opponents 30 for 204 yards – Idaho 16 for 109 yards
 - Fourth down conversions: Opponents 13 of 19 (68%) – Idaho 17 of 30 (57%)

Louisiana Tech

 - Punt return average: Louisiana Tech 14.5 yards – Opponents 7.5 yards
 - Third down conversions: Opponents 71 of 187 (38%) – Louisiana Tech 55 of 187 (29%)
 - Fumbles: Louisiana Tech 34 (lost 15) – Opponents 17 (lost 7)

Nevada

- Fourth down conversions: Nevada 15 of 22 (68%) – Opponents 8 of 17 (47%)
- Penalties: Nevada 93 for 732 yards – Opponents 74 for 601 yards
- Punt return average: Opponents 10.5 yards – Nevada 7.1 yards

New Mexico State
 - Fourth quarter scoring: New Mexico State 153 – Opponents 68
 - Interceptions thrown: New Mexico State 22 – Opponents 7
 - Punt return average: New Mexico State 13.4 yards – Opponents 12.1 yards

San Jose State

 - Fumbles: Opponents 17 (lost 7) – San Jose State 13 (lost 3)
 - Penalties: Opponents 95 for 793 yards – San Jose State 77 for 550 yards
 - Fourth quarter scoring: Opponents 107 – San Jose State 65 

Utah State

 - First quarter scoring: Opponents 112 - Utah State 31
 - Punt return average: Utah State 18.3 yards - Opponents 11 yards
 - Sacks: Opponents 30 - Utah State 12