Friday, November 2, 2012
Oregon: By the numbers
By Johnny Curren
1: The national ranking of Oregon’s scoring offense
The Ducks are averaging an eye-popping 53.4 points per game this season, tops in the nation. Spearheading the incredible offensive scoring output is an Oregon rushing attack that averages 330.6 yards per game, which ranks No. 3 in the nation.
11: Consecutive victories Oregon has amassed since its loss to USC in 2011
The only team with a longer winning streak right now is Alabama, with 12 victories in a row. The Ducks have also won 12 straight road games, presently the longest streak in the nation.
21: Consecutive games in which Oregon has scored 30 or more points, the longest streak in the FBS
The Ducks are 40-2 with coach Chip Kelly when they pass the 30-point mark. They’ve also scored 42 or more points in 11 straight games, another mark that's tops in the nation.
33: Oregon touchdown drives, out of a total of 54, that have lasted fewer than two minutes this season
Additionally, 19 of those touchdown drives have taken 60 seconds or less.
54.8: The red zone scoring percentage of Oregon’s opponents in 2012, the third-best mark in the FBS
Oregon’s defense has been especially stout once opposing offenses have reached the Ducks’ 20-yard line this season, allowing just 17 scores -- 11 touchdowns and 6 field goals -- in 31 opportunities.