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

Published:Mar 8, 202422:47

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

The spotlight, in fact, is Saturday's FOX Large Midday Kickoff sport in Lincoln, the place new interim coach Mickey Joseph hopes to get Nebraska rolling towards No. 6 Oklahoma.

Additionally on FOX, No. 12 BYU heads to Eugene to tackle No. 25 Oregon. That will probably 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 below are the important thing stats to know for the marquee matchups in Week 3.


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 Battle 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 this point 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: For the reason that 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, certainly one of 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 another staff. 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 yr Nebraska received 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 report vs. groups presently within the Large 12.

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

12-2: Baylor's report underneath Dave Aranda when the Bears outgain their opponent. They're additionally 15-5 once they rating at the least 20 factors and 8-0 once they permit fewer than 20 factors.

Texas State Bobcats



Baylor Bears


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

14-29: UConn is 14-29 all-time vs. the Large Ten, with 11 of these wins coming towards Rutgers.

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

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

39-8: Michigan's residence report underneath coach Jim Harbaugh. This consists of an 18-0 mark towards non-conference opponents.

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

Connecticut Huskies



Michigan Wolverines


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 series 53-19-2. The Bulldogs are 5-1 towards 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 have been ranked No. 3 within the different two weeks.

16-3: This quarterback Stetson Bennett's report 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 report towards No. 1 groups. The lone win got here towards Alabama in 2010. They're 1-9 of their final 10 video games towards top-25 groups.

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


Georgia Bulldogs


South Carolina Gamecocks


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

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

20-5: That is BYU's report as a top-25 staff underneath coach Kalani Sitake. The Cougars are 7-8 towards ranked groups underneath Sitake, however have received three in a row (2021 No. 21 Utah, No. 19 ASU, 2022 No. 9 Baylor).

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

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

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


BYU Cougars



Oregon Geese


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

.714: Penn State has the ninth-best profitable share amongst Energy 5 applications since 2016.

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

30+: Penn State has scored at the least 30 factors twice this season, one thing the Lions did solely twice all of final season.

17: Auburn has not misplaced at residence 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 at the least 20 factors. 


Penn State Nittany Lions


Auburn Tigers


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 received by the Buckeyes.

2017: The final season that Toledo began 2-0. The Rockets went 11-3 and received 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 at the least 20 factors in 63 consecutive video games, tied for second place in FBS historical past with USC’s 2002-06 streak. Oklahoma holds the report with 69 video games from 2016-21.

0: Ohio State has but to power a turnover this season, certainly one of simply two Large 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



Ohio State Buckeyes


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

1: These groups have met 3 times, however solely as soon as within the final 50 years — Washington received 51-23 within the 1997 Aloha Bowl.

13-2: The Spartans have received 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 staff on the street since 2000. The Spartans' final win of any variety over a Pac-12 staff 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 residence report towards non-conference opponents for the reason that begin of the 1981 season.

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


Michigan State Spartans


Washington Huskies


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 profitable 7-0 at residence.

27-10: That is SMU's report for the reason that begin of the 2019 season, higher than another FBS staff in Texas.

14: The Mustangs have received 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 in underneath two minutes.

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


SMU Mustangs


Maryland Terrapins


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

3-0: Miami is in search of its first 3-0 begin since 2020, fifth since 2015.

2004: That is the final yr Miami received a street sport towards 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 profitable share 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.


Miami (FL) Hurricanes



Texas A&M Aggies


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 series, profitable 4 of 5 and 4 straight relationship again to 2005. Fresno State’s solely victory got here within the 1992 Freedom Bowl, 24-7.

.375: Fresno State is 27-45 (.375) towards present Pac-12 groups.

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

40+: If the Trojans rating 40 or extra factors, it will likely be the primary time they've accomplished so in three straight regular-season video games since 2016.

7: At No. 7, USC is the Pac-12's highest-ranked staff within the AP High 25. It's the Trojans' highest rating since Oct. 1, 2017, once they have been No. 5.

.767: USC has a profitable share of .767 all-time in September video games.

+8: USC has pressured eight turnovers and surrendered zero, the most effective turnover margin within the nation.

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

Fresno State Bulldogs



USC Trojans


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