BY THE NUMBERS: Arizona

SOMETHING HAS TO give today. Arizona comes in with a sizzling running game. The Beavs enter their Pac-10 opening tilt surrendering precious few ground yards. And that's just for starters..

1 -- Number of turnovers by the Beavers, tied for fewest in the nation among teams who have played three games.

2.5 -- Arizona was favored by this much when the line opened. The line's changed, and now the Beavs are favored by 2.5.

3 -- Where Jacquizz Rodgers is ranked in Pac-10 rushing yards headed into Arizona. Quizz' 114 yards per game sits behind Nic Grisby's 133.3 and Jahvid Best's 137.3.

4 -- The number of team leading tackles on special teams by Anthony Watkins.

5 - The number of Pac-10 season openers the Beavs have lost.

7 - The Beavs have won 14 of their last 16 games decided by 7 points or less.

10 -- Number of sacks allowed by Oregon State through the first three games.

14 - Arizona's national ranking in total defense.

17 - The Beavs national ranking in run defense (78 ypg).

93 -- Yards needed for Quizz to break into the OSU's Top 10 career list for rushing.

157.3 -- The number of yards Arizona's pass defense has given up per game, ranked second in the Pac-10.

159 -- James Rodgers' all-purpose yards average this season.

240 -- Number of passing yards a game by Oregon State, ranking second in the conference.

2005 -- The last time the Beavs didn't open the season with a 2-3 mark -- an impossibility for '09 if Oregon State wins at home today.


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