BY THE NUMBERS: Oregon State at Arizona

BELIEVE IT OR NOT Arizona TE Rob Gronkowski had zero catches in Corvallis last season. And if you guessed Oregon State sacked 'Zona quarterback four times in last year's OSU-UA tilt, you'd be half right. Many more stats, streaks and numbers inside this week's edition of By The Numbers..

0 - The number of catches UA TE Rob Gronkowski had in Corvallis a year ago.

1 - The number of players in the Pac-10 averaging triple digits on the ground.  OSU RB Jacquizz Rodgers is averaging 123.3 yards per game.

3 - The Beavers are tied for third for fewest fumbles lost in 2008, only Oklahoma (1) and LSU (2) have lost fewer.

4 - The number of categories (passing yards (7,814), total offense (7,365), completions (574) and attempts (1,092)) that UA QB Willie Tuitama is the Arizona career leader for.

8 - The number of times Oregon State sacked UA QB Willie Tuitama last year in Corvallis.

10 - The number of years since Arizona has been bowl eligible.  The last time they played in a postseason game was in the 1998 Holiday Bowl versus Nebraska.

10.2 - The number of pass attempts a Beaver opponent tries before their quarterback is sacked.  OSU has 19 sacks in the last five games.

11 - The number of first downs the Beaver defense gave up last week.

13 - The number of passes defended by UA CB Devin Ross this season, good for 12th in the country.  Six of his 13 six passes broken up have come in the last four games.

15 - The number of Arizona players that have scored a touchdown, tied for seventh among FBS schools for the most participation in putting up six points.

16 - The number of career sacks OSU DE Slade Norris has tying him for fourth on OSU's all-tine list.  In the last seven games, Norris has posted 32 tackles, with 6.5 sacks, 11 tackles-for-loss, three forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and two passes broken up

19 - The number of receptions UA WR Mike Thomas needs to have the most receptions in Pac-10 history.  He currently has 240 career receptions, the most in UA history and No. 4 all-time in conference history.

19.5 - The number of career sacks OSU DE Victor Butler has tying him for second on OSU's all-time list.   In the past five games, Butler has been credited with 28 tackles, 5.5 sacks, 11 tackles-for-loss and three forced fumbles

20 - The number of wins out of 24 games that Oregon State has won in contests played in October, November and December over the last two-plus seasons.

22 - The number of consecutive games UA WR Delashaun Dean has a catch in.

22.3 - The average number of first downs Arizona and Oregon State get a game.

39.7 - The average number of points the Wildcats score a game.

61.9 - OSU QB Lyle Moevao's completion percentage this year, which would be a school single season record.  The current record holder is Matt Moore in 2006 at 60.6 (229-378) percent.

98 -  The number of offense plays Arizona ran last week in Eugene, the most by a Pac-10 team in a game this year.

108 - The number of games out of 112 that Arizona has won while scoring 40 points ore more - a feat they have done in four of its five home games this year.

232.1 - The average number of yards UA QB Willie Tuitama has per game - tops in the conference. 

411 - The number of yards the UA defense gave up to Oregon in the first half last week.


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