By-The-Numbers: BYU

Week two brings a whole different meaning to 'crunching the numbers'. 44 and 10 don't crunch too well in the ol' purple and gold GPU, so we're looking for a different graphic at the end of the game Saturday as Washington hosts BYU. Here's how things shake out numerically...


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BYU VS. WASHINGTON

Sat, Sept 6, 2008 at 12:00 PM
TV: FSN
Husky Stadium
Field: FieldTurf

BYU

WASHINGTON
Overall Record 1-0(1.000) 0-1(.000)
Location Record 0-0(.000) on the road 0-0(.000) at home
Scoring/G: PF&PA(Rank) 41.0(29) 17.0(45) 10.0(92) 44.0(95)
Yardage/G: PF&PA(Rank) 563.0(10) 362.0(68) 242.0(93) 496.0(98)
Rushing/G: PF&PA(Rank) 77.0(86) 149.0(68) 95.0(74) 256.0(96)
Passing/G: PF&PA(Rank) 486.0(2) 213.0(89)* 147.0(79) 240.0(93)*
Turnover Margin(Rank) -2.0(81) 0.0(40)
AP Poll 16 NR
Coaches Poll 17 NR
Sagarin Rating 23(82.47) 58(71.87)
Since 1985-records as favorite
& as underdog at location
16-26-0 (.381) as ROAD Underdog
60-20-1 (.747) as ROAD Favorite
82-22-1 (.786) as HOME Favorite
9-14-1 (.396) as HOME Underdog
This years Schedule/Results of Last Year 1-0(1.000) 0-1(.000)
08/30/08 UNI (W 41-17) 08/30/08 At Oregon (L 10-44)
09/06/08 At UW (NP) 09/06/08 BYU (NP)
09/13/08 UCLA (NP) 09/13/08 Oklahoma (NP)
09/20/08 Wyo (NP) 09/20/08 BYE (NP)
09/27/08 BYE (NP) 09/27/08 Stanford (NP)
10/03/08 At Utah St (NP) 10/04/08 At Arizona (NP)
10/11/08 New Mex (NP) 10/11/08 BYE (NP)
10/18/08 At TCU (NP) 10/18/08 OSU (NP)
10/25/08 UNLV (NP) 10/25/08 Notre Dame (NP)
11/01/08 At Col St (NP) 11/01/08 At USC (NP)
11/08/08 SD St (NP) 11/08/08 At ASU (NP)
11/15/08 At Air Force (NP) 11/15/08 UCLA (NP)
11/22/08 At Utah (NP) 11/22/08 At WSU (NP)
12/06/08 At (NP) 12/06/08 At Cal (NP)
Last Meeting
1999
Washington 28
BYU 35
* Rank shown is for pass efficiency defense.
Stats appearing in BLUE are the better of the 2 teams.

More Statistics

Statistic BYU WASHINGTON Diff Last Year
BYU OPP DIFF UW OPP DIFF BYU-UW UW
Pts / G 41.0 17.0 24.0 10.0 44.0 -34.0 31.0 29.2
Yds / G 563.0 362.0 201.0 242.0 496.0 -254.0 321.0 394.2
Rushing Yds / G 77.0 149.0 -72.0 95.0 256.0 -161.0 -18.0 203.1
Passing Yds / G 486.0 213.0 273.0 147.0 240.0 -93.0 339.0 191.2
Yds / Play 8.2 5.6 2.6 3.1 6.9 -3.8 5.1 5.6
Rushing Yds / Car 2.8 3.7 -1.0 2.2 5.8 -3.6 0.5 4.9
Passing Yds / Att 11.9 8.5 3.3 4.2 8.6 -4.4 7.7 6.5
Passing Yds / Cmp 14.3 12.5 1.8 8.6 15.0 -6.4 5.6 14.0
Passing Cmp % 82.9 68.0 14.9 48.6 57.1 -8.6 34.4 46.0
Punt Return Avg 4.3 -1.0 5.3 -1.0 15.6 -16.6 5.3 11.0
Yds / 7 Pts 96.1 149.1 52.9 169.4 78.9 -90.5 73.3 94.4
Plays / 7 Pts 11.8 26.8 15.0 54.6 11.5 -43.1 42.8 17.0
Rushing Play % 40.6 61.5 -21.0 55.1 61.1 -6.0 -14.5 58.2
Passing Play % 59.4 38.5 21.0 44.9 38.9 6.0 14.5 41.8
Plays/Game 69.0 65.0 4.0 78.0 72.0 6.0 0.0 70.9
Turnovers / G 4.0 2.0 -2.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 -4.0 1.9
Fumbles / G 4.0 2.0 -2.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 -4.0 0.8
Intercept / G 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.2
Penalties: No/G 8.0 4.0 -4.0 8.0 4.0 -4.0 0.0 6.2
Penalties: Yards/G 65.0 40.0 -25.0 85.0 44.0 -41.0 20.0 47.2
A positive(+) differential (DIFF) means that a team is better than its year-to-date opponents for a given statistic while a
negative(-) differential (shown in red) means that it is worse. Blue in last year's column means current year is better in given statistic.

Top Players

WASHINGTON
Rank Category Player Value
11 Interceptions Quinton Richardson 1.00
20 Receptions Per Game D'Andre Goodwin 8.00
29 Field Goals Ryan Perkins 1.00
51 Tackles Mason Foster 10.00
55 Punting (Min. 3.6 Punts/Game) Jared Ballman 35.60
72 Receiving Yards Per Game D'Andre Goodwin 67.00
77 Total Offense Jake Locker 160.00
83 Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Jordan Polk 12.00
91 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Jake Locker 73.76
BYU
Rank Category Player Value
1 Receiving Yards Per Game Dennis Pitta 213
2 Scoring Harvey Unga 18
2 Total Offense Max Hall 485
4 Receptions Per Game Dennis Pitta 11
8 All-Purpose Runners Dennis Pitta 213
9 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Max Hall 198.6
9 Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) O'Neill Chambers 33.67
12 Tackles For Loss Coleby Clawson 2.50
24 Receptions Per Game Austin Collie 7.00
32 Tackles Matt Bauman 11.00
34 Sacks Jan Jorgensen 1.00
41 Receptions Per Game Harvey Unga 6.00
52 Punt Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Reed White 3.00
55 Receiving Yards Per Game Austin Collie 80.00
68 Receiving Yards Per Game Michael Reed 71.00
75 Tackles For Loss David Nixon 1.50
75 Tackles For Loss Jan Jorgensen 1.50
87 Rushing Harvey Unga 64.00

Team/Player Profile

Category BYU WASHINGTON
Average height 6'1" 6'2"
Average weight 236lbs 229lbs
%Seniors(including 5th years) 19% 28%
Average Experience 2.62 yrs 2.88 yrs
%In-state 33% 15%
Top states UT-24 CA-59
CA-10 OR-16
AZ-6 WA-5
Total Players 73 108
RTN Offensive Starters 9 5
RTN Defensive Starters 3 7
RTN Lettermen 50 53
Lost Lettermen 20 21

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