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.