STAT WATCH: Air Force on track to win third consecutive title

The Air Force is halfway through the season and is on track to winning its third consecutive national title in the dash race, and Ohio State is on track to become the top goal-scoring team once again.

The Hawks run for 352.7 yards per game and are likely to average more than 300 yards per game for the third year in a row. The triple-choice offense hasn’t ranked fourth in the rush since 2014.

Ohio State averages 48.8 points per game and has scored at least 45 points in five consecutive points. The difficulty of the Buckeyes increases with the rise of Iowa and Penn State.

Texas Tech went from fourth to first in passing yards per game (365.2) next Throw 379 in a loss to Oklahoma State.

Tennessee in its third week in a row as an overall criminal leader. The Volunteers had 502 yards against LSU, the second lowest total for the season, but still averaged 547.8 per game.

On the defensive side, Illinois win 9-6 over Iowa He scored the third time in six matches, stopping his opponent by six points or less. This lowered her average to 8.0 best country per game.

Minnesota, idle on Saturday, overtook James Madison to lead the nation in an overall defense at 222 yards per game. James Madison is first in the defensive rush at 42 yards per game, and Boise State gives up 134.3 low passing yards per game.

Chase Brown of Illinois continues to lead the dash with 879 yards after his seventh consecutive 100-yard game, but DeWayne McBride of the UAB crossed the NCAA threshold as he played 75% of his team’s games and has the highest average of 160.3 yards per game. Brown is second with 146.5.

Will Rogers of Mississippi State is first in passing yards at 351.7 per game. Old Dominion’s Jennings III and SMU’s Rashi Rice have neck and neck for the most yards per game, with Jennings averaging 137.6 and Rice 137.4.

Israel Abanikanda of Pittsburgh has become the first 300-yard masher since 2020 When he went for a school record 320 in 36 holds against Virginia Tech.

Abanecanda broke the previous 303-yard house record for Tony Dorsett in 1975 against Notre Dame. She linked the six Abanikanda landings to the school and the records of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

His big drop came a week after he left the game against Georgia Tech in the second quarter with a shoulder injury.

The former 300-over Bowl Subdivision player was Trey Sermon of Ohio, who had 331 in 29 carryovers against Northwestern in 2020.

Quinn Mitchell of Toledo became the first FBS player since 2006 to block four passes According to Sportradar. Two of them ran back to land in the Rockets’ 52-32 win over Northern Illinois.

Mitchell entered the game unchallenged in 24 professional matches. All four occurred within the first seven properties of the NIU.

He had three in the first inning, the first one returning 20 yards for a touchdown and the second 25 for a hit. His third interception was in the end zone as the NIU threatened to score late in the inning, and picked up Ethan Hampton again in the first series of the Huskies in the third quarter.

The previous player with four interceptions was Damon Nixon of Middle Tennessee, who did so in 2006 against Louisiana.

Alabama’s four transformations against Texas A&M It was his biggest win since he had the same number in a 42-21 win over Florida in 2014. The Crimson Tide has won seven of 12 games he’s won at least four tournaments since 2000, according to Sportradar.

The Tide entered the game with a draw with Miami (Ohio) for the fewest number of turnovers since 2017 among teams that have been in FBS since then. They now have 69 and are behind Miami (66) and the Army (68).

Jace Rogers returned to kick-off for the first time since moving to Houston last year, and has continued to do so all the way.

Rogers’ comeback came at 100 yards in the fourth quarter of Cougars win 33-32 over Memphis It was their 18th comeback from the kick for relegation since 2008.

Rogers ran back kicks for Northwest Mississippi Community College before joining the Cougars and had one comeback to land.

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