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2008 SCHEDULE AND RESULTS 8-4  W-3
Big 12 Conference Record: 5-3
Sat 08/30/2008 WESTERN MICH. * 47 - 24 W
Sat 09/06/2008 SAN JOSE ST. 35 - 12 W
Sat 09/13/2008 NEW MEXICO ST. 38 - 7 W
Sat 09/27/2008 VIRGINIA TECH 30 - 35 L
Sat 10/04/2008 MISSOURI 17 - 52 L
Sat 10/11/2008 @ Texas Tech 31 - 37 L OT
Sat 10/18/2008 @ Iowa St. 35 - 7 W
Sat 10/25/2008 BAYLOR 32 - 20 W
Sat 11/01/2008 @ Oklahoma 28 - 62 L
Sat 11/08/2008 KANSAS 45 - 35 W
Sat 11/15/2008 @ Kansas St. 56 - 28 W
Fri 11/28/2008 COLORADO 40 - 31 W
Thu 01/01/2009 @ Clemson ^
HOME GAME IN CAPS * Night Game ^ Neutral Site
OT Overtime Game
 
TEAM RANKINGS
119 teams ranked in Football Bowl Subdivision
12 teams ranked in the Big 12 Conference
 
Category National
Rank
Actual National
Leader
Actual Conf
Rank
Big 12
Conference Leader
Actual
Rushing Offense 37 173.50 Navy 298.33 5 Oklahoma St. 256.00
Passing Offense 14 284.75 Texas Tech 417.25 6 Texas Tech 417.25
Total Offense 12 458.25 Houston 575.08 6 Oklahoma 562.08
Scoring Offense 18 36.17 Oklahoma 54.00 6 Oklahoma 54.00
Rushing Defense 29 125.83 TCU 48.67 4 Texas 73.58
Pass Efficiency Defense 89 137.54 Southern California 81.46 9 Oklahoma 117.14
Total Defense 66 361.50 Southern California 206.08 3 Texas 339.92
Scoring Defense 83 29.17 Southern California 7.75 6 Texas 18.58
Net Punting 96 33.00 Cincinnati 41.51 10 Oklahoma St. 40.66
Punt Returns 9 13.72 Central Mich. 20.67 2 Oklahoma St. 18.40
Kickoff Returns 45 21.81 Southern California 27.57 10 Oklahoma 25.17
Turnover Margin T-105 -.83 Oklahoma 1.77 11 Oklahoma 1.77
Pass Defense 90 235.67 Southern California 122.83 2 Colorado 215.33
Passing Efficiency 14 157.54 Oklahoma 180.92 6 Oklahoma 180.92
Sacks T-25 2.50 Texas 3.67 3 Texas 3.67
Tackles For Loss 47 6.00 Mississippi 8.92 5 Oklahoma 7.85
Sacks Allowed 50 1.75 Air Force .25 7 Oklahoma .85
T=tied at this ranking


PLAYER RANKINGS
Player must have played in 75% of team's games
Summary of the top 100 national leaders and top 25 conference leaders
15 categories ranked
 
Category Player National
Rank
Actual National
Leader
Actual Conf
Rank
Big 12
Conference Leader
Actual
Rushing Roy Helu Jr. 68 67.00 Brown (Connecticut) 151.83 8 Hunter (Oklahoma St.) 126.50
  Marlon Lucky   47.00    15   
Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Joe Ganz 14 156.72 Bradford (Oklahoma) 186.28 6 Bradford (Oklahoma) 186.28
Total Offense Joe Ganz 13 299.08 Keenum (Houston) 416.08 6 Harrell (Texas Tech) 390.75
  Roy Helu Jr.   67.00    19   
  Marlon Lucky   49.18    25   
Receptions Per Game Nate Swift T-61 5.00 Fitzgerald (North Texas) 9.42 T-14 Crabtree (Texas Tech) 7.75
  Todd Peterson T-68 4.83    16   
Receiving Yards Per Game Nate Swift 43 75.75 Collie (BYU) 118.25 12 Bryant (Oklahoma St.) 109.42
  Todd Peterson 92 57.50    17   
Interceptions Ndamukong Suh   .17 Burnett (Georgia Tech) .58 T-16 Pawelek (Baylor) .50
  Zach Potter   .17    T-16   
Punting (Min. 3.6 Punts/Game)     Conley (Idaho) 47.43   Brantly (Texas A&M) 45.71
Punt Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Nate Swift T-8 14.78 Brown (Central Mich.) 20.67 2 Bryant (Oklahoma St.) 17.94
Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Niles Paul 49 23.97 Garvin (Florida St.) 32.83 9 Cox (Oklahoma St.) 30.07
Field Goals Alex Henery T-42 1.17 Gano (Florida St.) 2.40 T-3 Mahoney (Iowa St.) 1.42
Scoring Alex Henery T-34 8.00 Ringer (Michigan St.) 10.50 9 Bryant (Oklahoma St.) 10.00
All-Purpose Runners Nate Swift 95 99.83 Maclin (Missouri) 203.54 12 Maclin (Missouri) 203.54
  Niles Paul 100 98.58    15   
  Roy Helu Jr.   89.17    20   
Sacks Ndamukong Suh T-86 .46 Hughes (TCU) 1.17 T-11 Orakpo (Texas) .95
  Zach Potter T-86 .46    T-11   
  Shukree Barfield   .33    T-21   
  Pierre Allen   .33    T-21   
Tackles     Richardson (New Mexico St.) 12.45   Pawelek (Baylor) 10.67
Tackles For Loss Ndamukong Suh T-66 1.04 Gilbert (San Jose St.) 1.83 T-5 Orakpo (Texas) 1.41
  Zach Potter   .83    15   
T=tied at this ranking