Oklahoma-Nebraska, Oregon-BYU: CFB Week 3 by the numbers

Week 3 of the faculty soccer season is loaded with motion, together with 4 large video games on FOX.

The spotlight, after all, is Saturday’s FOX Huge Midday Kickoff sport in Lincoln, the place new interim coach Mickey Joseph hopes to get Nebraska rolling in opposition to No. 6 Oklahoma.

Additionally on FOX, No. 12 BYU heads to Eugene to tackle No. 25 Oregon. That shall be adopted by a matchup between Toledo and No. 3 Ohio State.

The nightcap will function Fresno State visiting Lincoln Riley’s No. 7 USC Trojans.

However these aren’t the one large video games we’re maintaining a tally of this week.

Listed here are the important thing stats to know for the marquee matchups in Week 3.

SATURDAY

No. 6 Oklahoma (2-0) at Nebraska (1-2)
Midday ET on FOX and the FOX Sports activities app

686: Oklahoma is No. 1 all-time in victories within the post-World Struggle II period (1946-2021), with 686. Nebraska is sixth all-time in that span with 600 wins.

8: The Sooners have allowed 8.0 PPG to date this season, the Tenth-best mark within the nation. They’ve surrendered just one landing, the primary time since 2013 they’ve permitted just one TD over any two-game span.

5.5: Because the begin of the 2015 season, Oklahoma leads the nation with its 5.5 yards per rush.

0: The Sooners have but to commit a turnover this season, one in all simply 12 groups to take action.

11,887: Since former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops arrived in Norman in 1999, the Sooners have scored extra factors than some other crew. Their 11,887 factors are 535 greater than second-place Boise State (11,352) and 1,047 greater than third-place Oregon (10,840).

2020: That was the final 12 months Nebraska gained a one-possession sport.

214-1: Previous to final week’s 45-42 loss to Georgia Southern, Nebraska had been 214-0 when scoring 35-plus factors at Memorial Stadium.

1: This would be the first sport for interim coach Mickey Joseph, who was promoted after Scott Frost was fired. Joseph is the primary Black coach within the historical past of Nebraska athletics. He performed quarterback for the Huskers from 1989-91.

Texas State (1-1) at No. 17 Baylor (1-1)
Midday ET on FS1 and the FOX Sports activities app

8: Baylor has overwhelmed Texas State eight straight occasions. Their final three conferences have been determined by fewer than 10 factors, together with 29-20 final season.

0-13: Texas State’s file vs. groups presently within the Huge 12.

30: Baylor has not allowed an opponent to attain greater than 30 factors since Nov. 2020.

12-2: Baylor’s file underneath Dave Aranda when the Bears outgain their opponent. They’re additionally 15-5 once they rating no less than 20 factors and 8-0 once they permit fewer than 20 factors.

Texas State Bobcats

TEXST

17

Baylor Bears

BAYLOR

Connecticut (1-2) at No. 4 Michigan (2-0)
Midday ET

14-29: UConn is 14-29 all-time vs. the Huge Ten, with 11 of these wins coming in opposition to Rutgers.

2: UConn is searching for its second win of the season, one thing the Huskies haven’t completed since 2019. If UConn wins, it will be 2-2 for the primary time since 2002.

14: Michigan has been ranked contained in the AP Prime 10 for 14 straight weeks, courting again to the final 11 weeks of the 2021 season.

39-8: Michigan’s dwelling file underneath coach Jim Harbaugh. This consists of an 18-0 mark in opposition to non-conference opponents.

35-1: The Wolverines are 35-1 underneath Harbaugh once they have a 100-yard rusher.

Connecticut Huskies

UCONN

4

Michigan Wolverines

MICH

No. 1 Georgia (2-0) at South Carolina (1-1) 
Midday ET

75: That is the seventy fifth sport between these faculties, which Georgia main the all-time sequence 53-19-2. The Bulldogs are 5-1 in opposition to the Gamecocks underneath coach Kirby Sensible.

16: Georgia has been ranked No. 1 or No. 2 16 occasions within the final 18 Related Press polls. The Bulldogs had been ranked No. 3 within the different two weeks.

16-3: This quarterback Stetson Bennett’s file as a starter at Georgia. He has accomplished 63.7% of his passes (340-for-534) for 4,969 yards, 42 touchdowns, 14 interceptions.

1-5: South Carolina’s file in opposition to No. 1 groups. The lone win got here in opposition to Alabama in 2010. They’re 1-9 of their final 10 video games in opposition to top-25 groups.

32.5: The Gamecocks are averaging 32.5 PPG this season, properly forward of final season’s mark of twenty-two.6 PPG.

1

Georgia Bulldogs

UGA

South Carolina Gamecocks

SCAR

No. 12 BYU (2-0) at No. 25 Oregon (1-1)
3:30 p.m. ET on FOX

3-3: The groups have break up their final six conferences. That is their first sport, nonetheless, for the reason that 2006 Las Vegas Bowl, with BYU gained 38-8.

20-5: That is BYU’s file as a top-25 crew underneath coach Kalani Sitake. The Cougars are 7-8 in opposition to ranked groups underneath Sitake, however have gained three in a row (2021 No. 21 Utah, No. 19 ASU, 2022 No. 9 Baylor).

5-0: BYU went undefeated in opposition to Pac-12 groups final season, beating Utah, Arizona, Arizona State, Washington State and USC.

7-1: BYU quarterback Jaren Corridor is 7-1 in opposition to Energy 5 groups as a starter.

20: Oregon has the third-longest lively dwelling successful streak within the nation, at 20. This system file is 23, set from 1997 to 2001.

12

BYU Cougars

BYU

25

Oregon Geese

ORE

No. 22 Penn State (2-0) at Auburn (2-0)
3:30 p.m. ET

.714: Penn State has the ninth-best successful proportion amongst Energy 5 packages since 2016.

25: The Nittany Lions have 25 move breakups this season, essentially the most within the nation.

30+: Penn State has scored no less than 30 factors twice this season, one thing the Lions did solely twice all of final season.

17: Auburn has not misplaced at dwelling to a non-conference foe since 2016, a stretch of 17 video games.

168: The Tigers haven’t had a punt blocked in 168 video games, the longest lively streak amongst FBS groups. Auburn final had a punt blocked vs. Mississippi State in 2009.

8-2: Auburn is 8-2 underneath coach Bryan Harsin when scoring no less than 20 factors. 

22

Penn State Nittany Lions

PSU

Auburn Tigers

AUB

Toledo (2-0) at No. 3 Ohio State (2-0)
7 p.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports activities app

115-22: The mixed rating of the three conferences between these groups, all of them gained by the Buckeyes.

2017: The final season that Toledo began 2-0. The Rockets went 11-3 and gained the MAC Championship title that season.

5.0: The Rockets are permitting 5.0 PPG, tied for second-stingiest protection within the nation.

36-4: Ohio State coach Ryan Day is 36-4 in his first 40 video games, the second-best 40-game begin in Buckeyes historical past behind City Myer (37-3).

20+: The Buckeyes have scored no less than 20 factors in 63 consecutive video games, tied for second place in FBS historical past with USC’s 2002-06 streak. Oklahoma holds the file with 69 video games from 2016-21.

0: Ohio State has but to pressure a turnover this season, one in all simply two Huge Ten groups but to take action (Maryland).

33: Ohio State’s scoring common of 33 PPG is its lowest since 2017, when the Buckeyes averaged 32.5 PPG.

Toledo Rockets

TOLEDO

3

Ohio State Buckeyes

OSU

No. 11 Michigan State (2-0) at Washington (2-0)
7:30 p.m. ET

1: These groups have met thrice, however solely as soon as within the final 50 years — Washington gained 51-23 within the 1997 Aloha Bowl.

13-2: The Spartans have gained 13 of their final 15 video games.

12: Michigan State has racked up a nation-leading 12 sacks this season. The Spartans additionally lead the nation in sack differential at +10.

2000: Michigan State has not overwhelmed a Pac-12 crew on the street since 2000. The Spartans’ final win of any sort over a Pac-12 crew got here in 2017 vs. Washington State.

15: Washington has scored on 15 of its 21 drives this season.

74-14: That is Washington’s dwelling file in opposition to non-conference opponents for the reason that begin of the 1981 season.

682: Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr., a switch from Indiana of the Huge Ten, leads the Pac-12 in passing yards (682) and passing touchdowns (six).

11

Michigan State Spartans

MSU

Washington Huskies

WASH

SMU (2-0) at Maryland (2-0)
7 p.m. ET on FS1 and the FOX Sports activities app

60: These groups final performed 60 years in the past, with Maryland successful 7-0 at dwelling.

27-10: That is SMU’s file for the reason that begin of the 2019 season, higher than some other FBS crew in Texas.

14: The Mustangs have gained 14 straight regular-season, non-conference video games, essentially the most since a streak of 17 from 1979-85.

47.5: Maryland leads the nation in scoring in non-conference video games (47.5 PPG) since Mike Locksley turned head coach (2019). The Terps are actually 8-1 in non-conference video games underneath Locksley.

2:00: Seven of Maryland’s first eight landing drives have are available underneath two minutes.

87%: Maryland QB Taulia Tagovailoa accomplished 27 of 31 passes final week, a school-record 87.0% completion proportion.

 

SMU Mustangs

SMU

Maryland Terrapins

MD

No. 13 Miami (Florida) (2-0) at No. 24 Texas A&M (1-1)
9 p.m. ET

3-0: Miami is searching for its first 3-0 begin since 2020, fifth since 2015.

2004: That is the final 12 months Miami gained a street sport in opposition to an SEC foe (Florida). The Canes haven’t overwhelmed a ranked non-conference opponent on the street since topping Florida State 22-14 in 2003.

57: Miami has the second most wins amongst ACC groups since 2015, trailing solely Clemson (91).

.756: Jimbo Fisher has the fourth-best successful proportion amongst lively Energy 5 coaches behind Kirby Sensible, Dabo Swinney and Nick Saban.

25-0: The Aggies are undefeated underneath Fisher when main after the primary quarter. They’re 27-4 when scoring first.

8.5: The Aggies are allowed simply 8.5 PPG, the third-best mark within the SEC.

13

Miami (FL) Hurricanes

MIA

24

Texas A&M Aggies

TXA&M

Fresno State (1-1) at No. 7 USC (2-0)
10:30 p.m. on FOX and the FOX Sports activities app

4-1: USC has dominated this sequence, successful 4 of 5 and 4 straight courting again to 2005. Fresno State’s solely victory got here within the 1992 Freedom Bowl, 24-7.

.375: Fresno State is 27-45 (.375) in opposition to present Pac-12 groups.

400: The Bulldogs are 18-3 once they achieve 400 or extra complete yards of offense underneath head coach Jeff Tedford.

40+: If the Trojans rating 40 or extra factors, it is going to be the primary time they’ve achieved so in three straight regular-season video games since 2016.

7: At No. 7, USC is the Pac-12’s highest-ranked crew within the AP Prime 25. It’s the Trojans’ highest rating since Oct. 1, 2017, once they had been No. 5.

.767: USC has a successful proportion of .767 all-time in September video games.

+8: USC has pressured eight turnovers and surrendered zero, one of the best turnover margin within the nation.

25: USC has but to permit a move completion of 25-plus yards this season.

Fresno State Bulldogs

FRESNST

7

USC Trojans

USC


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