Inside The Numbers: Week One Of College Football

Ned DuttonCorrespondent ISeptember 2, 2008

Week One of the College Football season is in the books, and after scouring through box scores, here's a light-hearted statistical look at the week that was:

-11: Rushing yards gained by Youngstown State against Ohio State.

0: Third down conversions by Chattanooga against Oklahoma (in 16 attempts).

42%: Armanti Edwards' completion percentage against LSU this year.

73%: Armanti Edwards' completion percentage against Michigan last year.

3: Non-offensive touchdowns scored by Florida against Hawaii (two INT returns, one punt return).

5: USA Today-Coaches Poll teams that lost this weekend (Clemson, Virginia, Tennessee, Illinois, Michigan). Last year, only three teams (Michigan, Tennessee, Florida State) lost. Note Michigan and Tennessee are on both lists.

7: ACC schools with a win after Week One.

8-5: Michigan's record against non-conference opponents since 2004 (bowl games excluded). Michigan's average preseason ranking since 2004 has been 11.

9.2: Yards per pass thrown (caught, intercepted, or dropped) for Graham Harrell against Eastern Washington.

9.477: Kevin Craft's QB rating in the first half of UCLA's game against Tennessee.

13: Penn State receivers who caught a pass in PSU's 66-10 thrashing of Coastal Carolina.

14: Rushing attempts by Clemson against Alabama, netting 0 total rushing yards.

18.3: Yards per rush for Navy RB Shun White against Towson.

35: Points in the second quarter for Arizona against Idaho this week (they won 70-0).

41:13: Time of possession for Alabama against Clemson.

101: Points scored by USC in their past two games—both against BCS Conference teams.

103.2: Kevin Craft's QB rating in the second half of UCLA's game against Tennessee.

297: Days Notre Dame has gone without a loss.

451: Passing yards by Juice Williams against Missouri. His previous career-high was 245 yards against USC in the Rose Bowl.

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