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Big 12 Football Week 12 Notes
November 13, 2012
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The Big 12 is the only conference to have 50% of its teams in this week's BCS Standings top 25. Eight (80%) Big 12 squads have appeared in BCS Standings thus far this season.

The Big 12's 457.5 yards per game is on track to be the highest among FBS leagues over the last five seasons, bettering the 453.3 mark by the Conference in 2011.

This season marks the third straight in which the Conference is averaging over 30 points a game, and the fourth out of five seasons.

The Big 12 leads all leagues in points per game (35.7), touchdowns per game (4.59), passing TDs per game (2.29) and rushing TDs per game (2.00).

Conference offenses average 73.8 plays and 457.5 yards a game while punting only 4.0 times per game. All three numbers lead the BCS.

Big 12 teams have scored non-offensive points on 33 occasions this season.

The Big 12 has 44 scoring plays of 50-plus yards and 17 of 80-plus yards.

34.8% of Big 12 touchdown drives (141 of 405) have covered at least 50 yards in five plays or less.

 19.5% of Big 12 touchdown drives have been scored in less than a minute (79 of 405).

Big 12 offenses have produced 36 plays of 60-plus yards, 16 of 70-plus and seven of 80-plus.

Big 12 teams have scored on 84.1 percent (381 of 453) of trips inside the red zone with touchdowns on 64.2 percent (291 of 453) of those.

60% of Big 12 teams have gained bowl eligibility with three weeks of games remaining.

Big 12 players of the week were awarded to offense: Josh Stewart (Oklahoma State), defense: Meshak Williams (K-State) and special teams: Justin Gilbert (Oklahoma State).

 

 

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