BF.C STATBOOK: Defense

THE OREGON STATE defense has not given up 100 yards rushing to Arizona State in the last five matchups. More statistical news and notes inside...

 

NOTE: A designates an away game, H designates a home game.  OSU is 3-2 in the last five matchups with ASU (W - 2009, W - 2008, L - 2007, W - 2006, L - 2005).

TOTAL DEFENSE

The Oregon State defense gives up an average of 359 yards per game.  The Beaver "D" has held ASU under 300-yards of total offense twice - each time OSU won.

OSU is 1-1 in games where they have yielded 400 or more yards.

 

RUSHING DEFENSE

Arizona State has failed to top the 100-yard mark in rushing in the last five matchups versus Oregon State.

ASU averages 75 yards of rushing versus OSU.

 

PASSING DEFENSE

The Sun Devil passing attack averages 284 yards against OSU. 

Three times ASU has topped the 300 yard mark - OSU is 1-2 in those games.

 

TIME OF POSSESSION

ASU holds onto the ball an average of 29 minutes and two seconds- almost two minutes less than OSU's time of possession.

 

THIRD DOWN CONVERSIONS

Arizona State has converted 41% of its third downs against OSU.  Twice OSU has held ASU to under 30% - both times OSU won. 

On the other hand in 2009 ASU converted 71% of its third down chances and lost.

 

TURNOVERS

ASU averages 1.2 turnovers per game and has not turned the ball over in two of the last five matchups.


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