By the numbers: Ohio State vs. Notre Dame, Oregon vs. Georgia spotlight Week 1

The faculty soccer season launches into Week 1 with a bunch of intriguing matchups, in addition to a few titanic tilts.

There are a number of Massive Ten showdowns, beginning with Penn State vs. Purdue in a particular FOX Massive Midday Kickoff recreation on Thursday night.

On Saturday, the highest matchups embody No. 11 Oregon vs. No. 3 Georgia in Atlanta, and No. 5 Notre Dame at No. 2 Ohio State.

Listed below are the important thing stats to know for the marquee matchups in Week 1.


Central Michigan at No. 12 Oklahoma State
7 p.m. ET on FS1

200: Central Michigan was 6-0 final season when it rushed for 200-plus yards.

1,833: Central Michigan working again Lew Nichols’ dashing whole final season, tops in FBS.

12: The Cowboys’ win whole final season, matching a faculty report.

5: The variety of Oklahoma State wins over ranked groups final season.

21: However the Cowboys additionally led the Massive 12 in turnovers, with 21. 

Central Michigan Chippewas



Oklahoma State Cowboys


Penn State at Purdue
8 p.m. ET on FOX

1: Penn State has gained just one Massive Ten title within the final 13 seasons, coming in 2016.

100: Penn State has not had a 100-yard rusher since Nov. 28, 2020, when Keyvone Lee ran for 134 towards Michigan.

25.0: The Nittany Lions’ scoring common in 12 months 1 underneath offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich final season – the fewest by Penn State since 2015.

9: Purdue gained 9 video games final season, the college’s most in a season since 2003 (when Kyle Orton was the QB).

39.0: Purdue’s scoring common of their final 5 video games final season. The Boilermakers averaged 22.9 PPG of their first 9 video games.

Penn State Nittany Lions


Purdue Boilermakers


West Virginia at No. 17 Pittsburgh
7 p.m. ET on ESPN

10: West Virginia misplaced 10 starters within the switch portal this offseason.

123.6: The Mountaineers ranked final within the Massive 12 in dashing YPG (123.6) and yards per carry (3.6).

11: Pitt gained 11 video games final season for the primary time since 1981.

41.4: The Panthers ranked third within the nation in scoring offense. That quantity additionally led the ACC and was a faculty report.

89.2: Pitt led the ACC in rush protection, permitting 89.2 YPG.

West Virginia Mountaineers



Pittsburgh Panthers



Western Michigan at No. 15 Michigan State
7 p.m. ET on ESPN

32.5: Western Michigan was third within the MAC at 32.5 PPG.

13.6: It additionally led FBS in fewest move completions allowed per recreation.

+9: The Spartans had their largest single-season turnaround in class historical past final season, going from two wins in 2020 to 11 wins in 2021.

31.8: Michigan State had its greatest scoring season since 2014, averaging 31.8 PPG.

43: The Spartans led the Massive Ten with 43 sacks (3.3 per recreation).

Western Michigan Broncos



Michigan State Spartans


Illinois (1-0) at Indiana
8 p.m. ET on FS1

2-0: Illinois is looking for its first 2-0 begin since 2019.

250: The Illini topped 250 dashing yards final week, the fifth time they’ve finished so since 2015.

4,000: Illinois QB Tommy DeVito handed for 192 yards final week to surpass 4,000 for his profession.

33.3: Indiana allowed 33.3 PPG final season, the many of the Tom Allen period.

2020: That’s the solely season out of the final 28 that Indiana didn’t rank within the backside half of the Massive Ten in scoring protection.

Illinois Combating Illini


Indiana Hoosiers



South Dakota State at Iowa
12 p.m. ET on FS1

36.1: The Jackrabbits ranked tenth in FCS in scoring final season.

+12: Iowa’s turnover differential final season, one of the best within the Massive Ten.

20+: The Hawkeyes had been 9-0 when scoring at the very least 20 factors final season, 1-4 when held underneath 20.

31: Iowa led the massive Ten with 31 takeaways final season, together with a nation-best 25 interceptions.

Sam Houston State at No. 6 Texas A&M
12 p.m. ET on SECN

11-1: Sam Houston went 11-1 in FCS final season. This system joins FBS and C-USA in 2023.

1998: Texas A&M final gained any convention title in 1998. That got here within the Massive 12.

1: The Aggies not solely have the top-ranked recruiting class for 2022 however the high group all-time.

15.9: The Aggies had been No. 3 the FBS in scoring protection final season.

11: They ranked eleventh within the SEC in whole offense final season, and had been 2-4 when scoring fewer than 25 factors.

Colorado State at No. 8 Michigan
12 p.m. ET on ABC

52-10: Colorado State misplaced its ultimate recreation of final season by this rating to Nevada, which was coached by Jay Norvell. The Rams then employed Norvell.

2004: Michigan’s Massive Ten title final season was its first since 2004, the college’s longest such drought.

214.4: Michigan led the Massive Ten in dashing final season at 214.4 YPG. That’s the most underneath Harbaugh.

9-0: The Wolverines’ report once they had 150-plus dashing yards final season.

14: Michigan allowed simply 14 sacks, one of the best mark within the Massive Ten.

Colorado State Rams



Michigan Wolverines


No. 11 Oregon at No. 3 Georgia
3:30 p.m. ET on ABC

1: Georgia has the nation’s high scoring protection in two of the final three seasons underneath former defensive coordinator Dan Lanning, who’s now the top coach at Oregon.

35-13: Oregon has one of the best report within the Pac-12 since 2018.

30+: Oregon has averaged at the very least 30 PPG for 15 straight seasons, the second-longest energetic streak.

1980: Georgia’s nationwide championship final season was its first since 1980.

6.98: The Bulldogs averaged almost seven yards per play final season, second solely to Ohio State amongst Energy 5 colleges.

38.9: Georgia averaged 38.9 PPG when quarterback Stetson Bennett began final season.

10.2: Georgia additionally led the nation in scoring protection.


Oregon Geese



Georgia Bulldogs


UTEP at No. 9 Oklahoma
3:30 p.m. ET on FOX

140: UTEP was 6-1 when permitting fewer than 140 dashing yards final season, 1-5 when it gave up extra.

1998: That was the final yr the Sooners took the sector with out both Bob Stoops or Lincoln Riley on the sidelines. Brent Venables is now the top coach.

239: Oklahoma has 239 wins since 2000, probably the most of any FBS college.

39.1: The Sooners’ 39.1 scoring common final season was tops within the Massive 12 and eighth within the nation.

UTEP Miners



Oklahoma Sooners


No. 23 Cincinnati at No. 19 Arkansas
3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN

13: Cincinnati set a faculty report with 13 wins final season.

22-2: The Bearcats have gained 22 video games whereas shedding solely twice (to Georgia and Alabama) during the last two seasons.

16-0: Cincy’s report vs. convention opponents during the last two seasons.

30.9: The Razorbacks’ averaged their most factors per recreation since 2015.

227.8: Arkansas additionally led the SEC in dashing offense at 227.8 YPG, which ranked seventh in FBS.


Cincinnati Bearcats



Arkansas Razorbacks


Rice at No. 14 USC
6 p.m. ET on Pac-12

4: The Owls’ 4 victories final season was their most since 2015.

2: USC coach Lincoln Riley has by no means misplaced greater than two video games in a season.

1: USC notched one of the best switch class within the nation, headlined by QB Caleb Williams, RB Travis Dye and WR Jordan Addison.

14+: USC misplaced six video games by at the very least 14 factors final season, probably the most in class historical past.

104: The Trojans have extra turnovers during the last 5 seasons than another Pac-12 staff.

31.8: USC’s protection struggled final yr, giving up 31.8 factors a recreation (the very best mark in class historical past) and surrendered 175.4 dashing yards and 6.6 yards per play in Pac-12 video games.

Rice Owls



USC Trojans


No. 7 Utah at Florida 
7 p.m. ET on ESPN

59: The Utes are the Pac-12’s winningest program during the last seven seasons, with 59 victories.

216.8: Utah led the league in dashing offense, at 216.8 YPG.

42: The Utes additionally led the Pac-12 in sacks.

40-12: New Florida coach Billy Napier was 40-12 at Louisiana.

2-6: Florida’s 2-6 mark in SEC play was its worst since 1979.

18: Gators QBs Emory Jones and Anthony Richardson mixed to throw extra interceptions than another staff within the nation final season.


Utah Utes


Florida Gators


Albany at No. 10 Baylor
7 p.m. ET on Massive 12/ESPN+

184.6: Albany allowed probably the most dashing yards per recreation of their league final season.

12: The Bears gained 12 video games final season, a faculty report.

31.6: Baylor’s scoring common ranked third within the Massive 12 final season, in comparison with the league’s second-worst mark (23.3 PPG) in 2020.

219.7: The Massive 12’s greatest dashing offense was an enormous motive for that, a mark that ranked No. 10 within the nation.

Illinois State at No. 14 Wisconsin
7 p.m. ET on FS1

89: Brock Spack is the winningest coach in Illinois State historical past with 89 wins.

8: The Badgers return solely eight starters this season, the fewest within the Massive Ten.

23: Wisconsin dedicated probably the most turnovers within the Massive Ten, 23.

232.1: The Badgers led the Massive Ten in dashing YPG after incorporating phenom working again Braelon Allen into the offense in Week 6. That was an enormous enchancment over the 163.3 dashing YPG they averaged in Weeks 1-5. In addition they averaged about 10 extra factors per recreation with Allen in motion, 28.4 vs. 18.5.

Utah State (1-0) at No. 1 Alabama
7:30 p.m. ET on SECN

1-18: That is Utah State’s all-time report vs. SEC foes, with their lone victory coming vs. Kentucky in 1970.

12: Alabama returns 12 starters this season, together with Heisman-winning quarterback Bryce Younger and star linebacker Will Anderson Jr..

3: Alabama may change into the primary college to supply a Heisman winner in three straight seasons (DeVonta Smith in 2020, Younger in 2021).

1: Alabama has reached No. 1 within the AP ballot in 15 straight seasons, the longest streak within the historical past of the ballot.

57: The Tide led the nation with 57 sacks final season.

Utah State Aggies



Alabama Crimson Tide


No. 5 Notre Dame at No. 2 Ohio State
7:30 p.m. ET on ABC

54: Notre Dame’s 54 wins during the last 5 seasons is probably the most the Irish have had in any five-season span ever.

45: The Irish averaged 45 PPG over their final three video games of final season.

22: The Buckeyes have gained 22 straight season-openers, a streak that dates again to 1999.

29-1: Ohio State’s report in its final 30 Massive Ten video games. A loss to Michigan final season ended a conference-record 29-game win streak.

40+: The Buckeyes have averaged at the very least 40 PPG for 5 straight seasons, the longest energetic streak within the nation.

900: Ohio State was the primary staff in Massive Ten historical past to have three 900-yard receivers final season (Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Garrett Wilson, Chris Olave).


Notre Dame Combating Irish



Ohio State Buckeyes


Kent State at Washington
10:30 p.m. ET on FS1

493.4: Kent State ranked No. 5 within the nation in whole yards per recreation final season.

79-9: New Washington head coach Kalen DeBoer is 79-9 as a head coach, together with 67-3 at Sioux Falls and 12-6 at Fresno State.

21.5: Washington’s scoring common final season was its lowest since 2008.

142.9: The Huskies had one of the best move protection within the nation final season at 142.9 YPG allowed. However their rush protection (194.0 YPG) ranked 109th.

Kent State Golden Flashes


Washington Huskies



Florida State at LSU
7:30 p.m. ET on ABC

21: Florida State turned it over 21 occasions final season, tied for many within the ACC.

6: LSU has solely six returning starters, the fewest within the SEC.

0-5: New LSU coach Brian Kelly has by no means gained a New 12 months’s Six or BCS bowl recreation.

26.5: LSU averaged its lowest PPG since 2009.

11: The Tigers ranked eleventh within the SEC in each move protection and takeaways final season.

Florida State Seminoles


LSU Tigers



No. 4 Clemson at Georgia Tech
8 p.m. ET on ESPN

3: Clemson’s three losses final season had been its most since 2014.

10+: The Tigers have gained at the very least 10 video games in 11 straight seasons, nonetheless, a streak that trails solely Alabama’s 14.

26.3: Clemson averaged solely 26.3 PPG final season, the primary time they’ve failed to attain 30 or extra PPG since 2010.

9: That is Tech’s win whole during the last three seasons, the college’s worst streak since 1979-81.


Clemson Tigers


Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets


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