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2008 SCHEDULE AND RESULTS 9-4  W-4
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 ^ 26 - 21 W
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 37 169.77 Navy 292.38 4 Oklahoma St. 245.46
Passing Offense 15 281.00 Texas Tech 413.15 6 Texas Tech 413.15
Total Offense 12 450.77 Tulsa 569.86 6 Oklahoma 547.86
Scoring Offense 17 35.38 Oklahoma 51.14 6 Oklahoma 51.14
Rushing Defense 21 116.46 TCU 47.08 3 Texas 83.54
Pass Efficiency Defense 82 133.95 Southern California 85.75 8 Oklahoma 118.09
Total Defense 55 349.85 TCU 217.77 2 Texas 342.92
Scoring Defense 80 28.54 Southern California 9.00 6 Texas 18.77
Net Punting 106 32.13 Cincinnati 41.48 11 Texas 39.61
Punt Returns 21 12.13 Central Mich. 20.50 2 Oklahoma St. 18.40
Kickoff Returns 48 21.84 Temple 26.60 10 Oklahoma 25.02
Turnover Margin 107 -.85 Oklahoma 1.64 12 Oklahoma 1.64
Pass Defense 89 233.38 Southern California 134.38 2 Colorado 215.33
Passing Efficiency 15 154.46 Oklahoma 176.24 6 Oklahoma 176.24
Sacks 14 2.69 Texas 3.62 3 Texas 3.62
Tackles For Loss T-40 6.31 Mississippi 8.62 4 Oklahoma 7.57
Sacks Allowed 43 1.62 Air Force .38 7 Oklahoma .93
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. 76 61.77 Brown (Connecticut) 160.23 10 Hunter (Oklahoma St.) 119.62
  Marlon Lucky   43.08    17   
  Quentin Castille   35.92    19   
Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Joe Ganz 14 153.62 Bradford (Oklahoma) 180.84 6 Bradford (Oklahoma) 180.84
Total Offense Joe Ganz 13 294.31 Keenum (Houston) 403.15 6 Harrell (Texas Tech) 392.00
  Roy Helu Jr.   61.77    21   
Receptions Per Game Nate Swift T-63 4.85 Fitzgerald (North Texas) 9.42 15 Coffman (Missouri) 7.50
  Todd Peterson 67 4.77    16   
Receiving Yards Per Game Nate Swift 44 72.38 Collie (BYU) 118.31 12 Bryant (Oklahoma St.) 113.85
  Todd Peterson 77 60.46    16   
Interceptions Anthony West   .17 Berry (Tennessee) .58 T-17 McBath (Texas Tech) .54
  Ndamukong Suh   .15    T-23   
  Zach Potter   .15    T-23   
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 17 12.87 Brown (Central Mich.) 20.50 2 Bryant (Oklahoma St.) 17.94
Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Niles Paul 59 23.63 Shelton (Temple) 31.30 11 Cox (Oklahoma St.) 29.83
Field Goals Alex Henery T-25 1.38 Gano (Florida St.) 2.18 3 Wolfert (Missouri) 1.43
Scoring Alex Henery T-21 8.46 Ringer (Michigan St.) 10.15 T-5 Bryant (Oklahoma St.) 9.69
All-Purpose Runners Nate Swift   96.92 Maclin (Missouri) 202.36 13 Maclin (Missouri) 202.36
  Niles Paul   96.69    14   
Sacks Ndamukong Suh T-54 .58 Hughes (TCU) 1.15 8 Williams (Texas Tech) 1.00
  Zach Potter T-96 .42    T-12   
  Pierre Allen   .38    17   
Tackles     Richardson (New Mexico St.) 12.45   Weatherspoon (Missouri) 11.07
Tackles For Loss Ndamukong Suh T-35 1.23 Gilbert (San Jose St.) 1.83 4 Holt (Kansas) 1.50
  Zach Potter   .88    T-11   
  Pierre Allen   .65    T-22   
T=tied at this ranking