BY THE NUMBERS: Cal at Oregon State

THE OSU OFFENSIVE LINE, who will be protecting returning starter Lyle Moevao against Cal, has allowed but nine sacks -- that's good for the No. 9 ranking in the nation and tops in the Pac-10. That, and many more numbers, inside.

0 - The number of tickets left for Saturday's game at Reser and the number of road games Cal has left after Oregon State.

1 - Cal QB Nate Longshore needs one touchdown pass to become just the fourth Golden Bear with 50 career TD passes (Kyle Boller, Pat Barnes, Troy Taylor).

3 - The number of times Cal sacked USC QB Mark Sanchez last week.  Before the game USC yielded just nine sacks all year.

5 - The number on the plus-side for Oregon State in turnovers this season.  Over the last 58 games, Oregon State is 25-3 when committing fewer turnovers than its opponent, 8-16 when committing more turnovers and 3-3 when the tally ends up split down the middle.

6 - The number of touchdown passes Cal TE Cameron Morrah has caught - tops on the team.  He has one touchdown in five of Cal's last seven games.

9 - The number of sacks allowed by Oregon State this season, tops in the Pac-10 and No. 9 in the nation.

13 - The number of pass breakups for Cal CB Darian Hagan this season - tied for the third most in a season in program history.

14 - The number of first time starters Cal has played this year, which includes 11 on offense and six on the offensive line alone.

17 - The number of interceptions for the Bears this season -- and it's good for second in the nation.

19 - The number of times the Beaver offense has scored a touchdown in five plays or less - that stacks up as eighth in the nation.

21 - The number of points Cal has off three blocked kicks this season.

23 - Oregon State's ranking in the Associated Press Top 25 poll.

51 - The number of plays in his career Cal RB Jahvid Best has that have gone for at least 10 yards.

55.1 - The percentage of OSU's total yards that brothers James (781 yards) and Jacquizz (1,328) Rodgers have combined for this year.

157.6 - The number of all-purpose yards Cal RB Jahvid Best is averaging a game - good for 14th in the NCAA FBS, (Football Bowl Subdivision, formerly and much more easily known in seasons past as Division IA.)

221 - The number of turnovers the Beaver defense has forced since 2001 - that's good for seventh in the nation.

291.7 - The average number of all-purpose yards James Rodgers and Quizz rack up in the box score every game.

32:29 - The average time of possession for Oregon State, tops in the Pac-10 and eighth-highest in the nation.

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