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Michigan-Texas: Pregame Tale of the Tape

You've read all the hype.<br><br> Here's the hard data, the stats ... the "Tale of the Tape" for both teams going into the game.<br><br> Key stats for the game are <b>IN BOLD</b>.<br><br>

Texas (10-1) versus Michigan (9-2)

Points per game
Michigan: 30.3 scored, 21.9 given up.
Texas: 35.0 scored, 16.2 given up.

Offense: yardage gained per game
Michigan: 389.6 (156.2 rushing, 233.5 passing)
Texas: 466.3 (302.4 rushing, 163.9 passing)

Defense: yardage given up per game
Michigan: 326.5 (121.4 rushing, 205.0 passing)
Texas: 317.2 (105.8 rushing, 211.4 passing)

Other offensive stats
Rushing yards per attempt: Michigan 3.8, Texas 5.8
Total yards per play: Michigan 5.2, Texas 6.3

Other defensive stats:
Rushing yards per attempt (given up): Michigan 3.4, Texas 3.1
Total yards per play (give up): Michigan 4.9, Texas 4.8

Turnover margin:
Texas +7 (23 gained, 16 lost)
Michigan +4 (25 gained, 21 lost)

INDIVIDUAL STATS:

Rushing
Michigan: Mike Hart: 1.396 yards (124.7 yards per game, 5.3 yards per carry, 9 TDs, long run of 34 yards)

Texas: Cedrick Benson: 1,764 yards (160.4 yards per game, 5.8 yards per carry, 19 TDs, long run of 60 yards)
Texas: Vincent Young: 887 yards (80.6 yards per game, 6.1 yards per carry, 10 TDs, long run of 47 yards)

Passing
Michigan: Chad Henne: 2.516 yards (222 of 365, 60.8%, 228.7 yards per game, 21 TDs, 12 ints)
Texas: Vince Young: 1,669 yards (132 of 222, 59.5%, 151.7 yards per game, 11 TDs, 10 ints)

Receiving
Michigan
- Braylon Edwards: 87 receptions for 1,221 yard and 12 TDs, (111 yards per game, 14.9 yards per catch, long of 69 yards)
- Steve Breaston: 31 receptions for 214 yards and 2 TDs (21.4 yards per game, 6.9 yards per catch, long of 25 yards)
- Mike Hart: 25 catches
- TE Tim Massaquoi: 16 catches for 165 yards and 0 TDs (15.0 yards per game, 10.3 yards per catch, long of 24 yards)
- TE Tyler Ecker: 15 catches for 139 yards and 2 TDs (12.6 yards per game, 9.3 yards per catch)

Texas
- Tony Jeffrey: 29 receptions for 399 yards and 3 TDs (36.6 yards per game, 13.8 yards per catch, long of 46 yards)
- Limas Sweed: 23 catches for 263 yards (11.4 yards per catch, 0 TDs)
- Cedrick Benson: 22 catches
- TE David Thomas: 21 catches for 376 yards and 4 TDs (34.2 yards per game, 17.9 yards per catch, long of 49 yards)
- TE Bo Scaife: 21 catches for 280 yards (25.5 yards per game, 13.3 yards per catch, long of 30 yards)

Defense: Tackles:
Texas: Derrick Johnson 128 (19 TFL), Aaron Harris 109 (9 TFL)
Michigan: Ernest Shazor 77 (10 TFL), Lawrence Reid 65 (11 TFL), LaMarr Woodley 59 (12 TFL)

Kicking stats:
Place Kicking
Texas: Dusty Mangum (10-14, kicked a 50 and a 52 yarder in Texas' final 2 games)
Michigan: Garrett Rivas (16-21, long of 49 yards)

Punting
Texas: Rich McGee: 40.7 yard average
Michigan: Adam Finley: 43. 1 average

OTHER STATS OF NOTE

Kickoff returns
Texas: numerous, 16.3 yard average, long of 32 yards.
Michigan: Steve Breaston: 21.3 yard average, long of 67 yards.

Punt Returns
Texas: A. Ross: 8.0 yard average, 20 yard long.
Michigan: Breaston: 12.6 yard average, 67 yard long.

3rd down efficiency: Texas 43.5%, Michigan 43%
Time of possession: Texas 32:05, Michigan 31:55

Texas scoring by quarter: 116 (give up 54), 95 (71), 105 (3), 60 (50)
Michigan scoring by quarter: 78 (59), 56 (57), 88 (48), 93 (67), (overtime) 18 (10)

Red Zone Efficiency
Texas: 50 times in red zone, 37 TDS (74% ... 31 TDs rushing, 6 passing), 6 field goals. Total efficiency: 86%
Michigan: 45 times, 23 TDS (51%), 13 field goals. Total efficiency: 80%

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