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Notes And Numbers From Week 10 In The Big 12
November 04, 2012
By Wendell Barnhouse | Correspondent

Kansas State remained No. 2 in this week's BCS standings. Alabama stayed at No. 1 while Oregon moved up to No. 3, replacing Notre Dame. The top two teams in the final BCS standings will meet in the national championship game.

35.8 percent of Big 12 touchdown drives have taken five or less plays and covered at least 50 yards. 20 percent of touchdown drives were scored in less than a minute.

Big 12 teams have scored on 81 percent of trips inside the red zone.

Big 12 offenses have produced 32 plays of 60-plus yards, 15 of 70-plus and seven of 80-plus.

The Big 12's passing rating of 147.25 leads all FBS leagues.

The Big 12 leads the nation with 461.7 yards per game and 32.6 points a game.

Big 12 special teams units lead the nation in yards per punt return (12.95) and yards per kick return (22.94).

The Big 12 has seven of the top 17 teams in scoring offense.


Baylor (4-4, 1-4; defeated Kansas 41-14; at Oklahoma Saturday)
Wide receiver Terrance Williams had 11 receptions for 137 receiving yards. He set a school record with his fourth game with double-digit receptions.

Running back Glasco Martin had a career-high 157 yards on 11 carries.

Running back Lache Seastrunk rushed for a career-high 103 yards on 17 carries. He also had five receptions for a career-high 91 yards. Seastrunk had a 13-yard kickoff return, giving him 207 all-purpose yards.

Baylor's defense held Kansas to 96 yards passing, the lowest opponent total since BU held Colorado to 75 passing yards in a triple overtime road victory in 2006.

In four victories, Baylor has a plus-8 turnover margin; in 4 losses, Baylor's turnover margin is minus 11.

Baylor has scored 15 touchdowns on drives of 1 minute or less (one vs. Kansas) and 25 touchdowns on drives of two minutes or less (three vs. Kansas).

The game marked 103 years since Baylor hosted the nation's first Homecoming in 1909. The Bears are now 40-39-4 all-time in Homecoming games (2-0 vs. Kansas).

Iowa State (5-4, 2-4; lost to Oklahoma 35-20; at Texas Saturday)
Linebacker Jeremiah George had a career-high 17 tackles.

Junior defensive back Cliff Stokes, who had three career tackles coming into the game, had a career-high 15.

Edwin Arceo made a career-high 51-yard field goal in the second quarter.

Punter Kirby Van Der Kamp had three punts inside the Oklahoma 20-yard line. 24 of his 55 punts (44%) this season have been inside the opponents' 20, with only two touchbacks.

Iowa State committed a season-low two penalties for 10 yards.

Two of Iowa State's three losses under Paul Rhoads when forcing more turnovers have come to Oklahoma (this season and 2010).

Iowa State has converted a fourth-down attempt in four consecutive games and is five-for-nine on fourth down this season.

Kansas (1-8, 0-6; lost to Baylor 41-14; at Texas Tech Saturday)
Junior running back James Sims had a career-best 59-yard touchdown run. He finished with 128 yards rushing, his fifth-straight game of rushing for over 100 yards. The last Kansas player with a five-game streak of 100-yard games was Laverne Smith in 1974.

Freshman quarterback Michael Cummings scored on a 22-yard run, his first career touchdown run and the longest rush of his career.

Kansas gained 246 yards rushing, its second consecutive game with over 200 yards on the ground.

Kansas had 10 tackles behind the line of scrimmage, a season-high.

There was a 45-minute delay prior to the start of the second half due to lightning in the area. Kansas also experienced a weather delay during the Oklahoma State game.

Kansas State (9-0, 6-0; defeated Oklahoma State 44-30; at TCU Saturday)
Running back John Hubert has 12 rushing touchdowns; last season he had three.

Sophomore Tyler Lockett has four kickoff returns for touchdowns in his career, tied for second-most in Big 12 history.

Allen Chapman had three interceptions, the most by a Kansas State player since Chris Canty had three against Akron in 1995.

Kansas State scored two non-offensive touchdown (kickoff return, interception return). Since 1990, the Wildcats have scored 87 non-offensive TDs, the most in the nation during that span.

Kansas State has scored 111 points following forcing a turnover. Its opponents have scored zero points off K-State turnovers.

Kansas State had a 93-yard touchdown drive in the third quarter, the team's fourth TD drive of 90 or more yards this season.

It was the fifth sellout at Bill Snyder Family Stadium and the crowd of 50,781 was a season high.

Oklahoma (6-2, 4-1; defeated Iowa State 35-20; vs. Baylor Saturday)
Running back Brennan Clay, making his first start of the season, set career highs for carries (24) and yards (157).

Wide receiver Justin Brown had career highs for receptions (seven) and receiving yards (107).

Bob Stoops has 145 victories as Oklahoma's coach. He's tied with Hall of Famer Bud Wilkinson for second on the all-time OU victory list behind Barry Switer (157).

Oklahoma hasn't lost back-to-back regular-season games since 1999. Since 2004, the Sooners are now 20-0 in games immediately following a regular-season loss.

Oklahoma has won four straight Big 12 games, outscoring its opponents 191-68 and has outgained its last four Big 12 foes by an average of 511 to 312 in total yards.

Oklahoma State (5-3, 3-2; lost to Kansas State 44-30; vs. West Virginia Saturday)
Receiver Charlie Moore has had a touchdown catch in four consecutive games. Replacing injured starter Wes Lunt, quarterback Clint Chelf established single-game career highs for attempts (27), completions (16) and yards (233).

Oklahoma State has had a scoring drive of less than two minutes in 35 consecutive games.

Oklahoma State eclipsed the 500-yard mark for total offense for the sixth time in eight games this season, finishing with 504 yards.

TCU (6-3, 3-3; defeated West Virginia 39-38 in two overtimes; vs. Kansas State Saturday)
Jason Verrett has five interceptions, the most by a Horned Frog since Quincy Butler had five in 2005.

Tailback B.J. Catalon and safety Derrick Kindred became the fifth and sixth true freshmen to start for TCU this season. The Horned Frogs have had 20 players make their first career starts this season, tying for third nationally.

Josh Boyce's 94-yard touchdown catch with 1:28 remaining in the fourth quarter was the third-longest play in TCU history. Boyce also has the fourth-longest play with a 93-yard touchdown catch at Utah in 2010.

Brandon Carter's first career pass was a 25-yard touchdown to Corey Fuller in the second overtime.

TCU played in overtime for the second time this season. It's the first time since 2005, when the Horned Frogs defeated Utah and BYU in consecutive weeks, that TCU has played two overtime games in the same season.

TCU became bowl eligible with the win. The Horned Frogs will head to their 11th bowl game in Gary Patterson's 12 seasons as coach.

Texas (7-2, 4-2; defeated Texas Tech 31-22; vs. Iowa State Saturday)
Wide receiver Mike Davis has six receptions of 40 or more yards. Last season through eight games, Texas had 10 plays of 40 more yards.

Davis had four receptions for a career-high 165 receiving yards. His two touchdown catches were a single-game high.

Freshman Johnathan Gray had a career-high 20 carries for 106 yards and two catches for 41 yards. He had a career-high 147 all-purpose yards.

Running back Joe Bergeron has 16 rushing touchdowns this season and his 21 career rushing touchdowns have come in his last 13 games.

Carrington Byndom blocked Texas Tech's fourth-quarter field-goal attempt. Texas has blocked seven kicks this season (three punts; two extra points; two field goals).

Texas Tech (6-3, 3-3; lost to Texas 31-22; vs. Kansas Saturday)
Texas Tech had two 100-yard receivers (Eric Ward, Darrin Moore) for the first time since the 2011 season finale against Baylor.

Sophomore Ryan Bustin had his fourth game this season with multiple field goals.

The attendance was 60,879, a Jones AT&T Stadium record.

Texas was Texas Tech's fifth consecutive ranked opponent, a school record.

West Virginia (5-3, 2-3; lost to TCU 39-38 in two overtimes; at Oklahoma State Saturday)
Tavon Austin's fourth quarter, 76-yard punt return for a touchdown was the first of his career. WVU's last punt return for a touchdown happened on Oct. 7, 2006, when Vaughn Rivers returned a punt 50 yards at Mississippi State.

Austin had 11 catches for 101 yards. He has 12 career games over 100 yards receiving, the most in school history.

Tyler Bitancurt's 52-yard field goal in the third quarter was a career long.

West Virginia is 5-5 in overtime games. Saturday was its first overtime game since a 16-13 loss at Connecticut on Oct. 29, 2010.

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