Oklahoma State Football: Numbers to Know for Texas


The No. 24 Oklahoma State football team kicks off conference play in Austin today against a potentially dangerous Texas Longhorns team that finally seems to have found a quarterback. The game is the first real test on the season for the Cowboys, and will surely provide a good gauge of where they are actually at in most phases.

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Here’s some quick numbers to know for today’s matchup.

8: The number of consecutive wins Oklahoma State has against unranked opponents while being ranked themselves.

3: The number of consecutive wins the OSU has in Austin.

0: The number of teams that have defeated Texas four times in a row at home in the last 100 years.

40-5: Oklahoma State’s record against unranked opponents since 2010.

330.7: The Cowboys’ passing yards per game, good for 17th nationally.

271.7: Texas’ average passing yards allowed per game, which ranks 105th nationally.

198.3: The Longhorns’ passing yards per game.

187.7: Passing yards allowed per game by OSU.

15: The number of Cowboy players who have caught at least one pass this season.

8: The number of Texas players who have caught a pass.

30.3: Average yards per catch from Texas freshman John Burt, who has six catches on the year.

23.6: Average yards per catch from Oklahoma State senior David Glidden, who has 12 catches this season.

235: Yards from Chris Carson on the ground so far this season.

94: Yards rushing from starting Texas running back Johnathan Gray.

179.7: Oklahoma State’s rushing yards per game.

240.7: The Longhorns’ average rushing yards allowed per game, 119th nationally.

165: Texas’ rushing yards per game.

115.3: Rushing yards allowed per game by Oklahoma State.

29.0: Points scored per game by Texas.

11.7: Points allowed per game from Oklahoma State.

41.0 Points scored per game by the Cowboys.

37.0 Points allowed per game by Texas.

508.7: OSU’s average yards per game offensively.

512.3: Amount of yards given up per game by Texas.

182.3: Jerrod Heard’s quarterback rating in roughly one and one fourth games.

173.4: Mason Rudolph’s rating through three games.

10.52: Rudolph’s yards per pass attempt this season.

12.67: Heard’s yards per pass attempt this season.

41.67: Oklahoma State’s net punting average on the season.

29.6: Texas’ average punt return yardage, good for third nationally.

363.3: The Longhorns’ total offensive yardage per game.

303: Yards allowed per game by Oklahoma State.

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