Oklahoma State Football: Numbers to Know Against West Virginia


The Oklahoma State football team is preparing to face a tough West Virginia team today in Morgantown. The Mountaineers are coming off of a 44-24 loss on the road to Oklahoma in a game that was within three points in the third quarter, but was eventually blown open by five West Virginia turnovers.

Here’s few quick statistics of note to know beforehand.

38.2: Oklahoma State’s point per game this season.

38.5: West Virginia’s points per game.

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483.2: OSU’s offensive yardage per game this season, which ranks 22nd nationally.

499.8: West Virginia’s, good for 39th nationally.

310: Total yards allowed per game by Oklahoma State this season, which ranks 24th nationally.

337.3: Total yards allowed by West Virginia in 2015, good for 39th nationally.

42-5: Oklahoma State’s record against unranked teams since 2010.

0-3: OSU’s record in Morgantown.

64.9: West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard’s QBR.

74.1: Mason Rudolph’s QBR.

138.2: The Cowboys’ rushing yardage per game this season, which ranks 102nd nationally.

141.8: The Mountaineers rushing yards allowed per game, good for 49th nationally.

7: Number of Cowboy turnovers this season, which places them 55th nationally.

13: Number of turnovers forced by West Virginia in 2015, the 5th most in the country.

96%: The amount of defensive plays that West Virginia safety Karl Joseph has been involved in since joining the team. He is out for the season with a knee injury suffered last week.

274: The number of yards gained this season by Cowboy running back Chris Carson on 65 carries.

442: The number of yards this season from West Virginia running back Wendall Smallwood, on 70 carries.

407: Number of receiving yards from leading Cowboys receiver David Glidden, on 23 receptions. He also has three touchdowns.

364: Number of receiving yards from leading Mountaineer receiver Shelton Gibson, on 15 receptions. He has four touchdowns this season.

214.3: Rushing yards per game gained by West Virginia, which ranks 26th nationally.

132.2: Rushing yards allowed by Oklahoma State, good for 38th nationally.

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