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By The Numbers: Kansas



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29 – Joe Randle set a new career high with 29 rushes against Kansas. Old mark was 25 against Tulsa last year and Texas this year.

398-372 – Kansas outgained OSU by 26 yards. Yes, seriously.

62 – Gundy tied Pat Jones for the most wins in school history. Jones needed 118 games to get to 62, Gundy did it in 94.

1 – OSU failed to score from the red zone for the first time all year. Before the Kansas game only they, Bama, and Buffalo (?!) had been perfect.

2.6 – There have been 94 games in the Gundy era. Only six times has OSU had a worse yards per carry average than it did on Saturday (2.6)[1. In case you were wondering – Colorado (’05), OU (’09), Georgia (’07), A&M (’11), Stanford (’12), OU (’05). Four losses, two wins.]

53 – Quinn Sharp averaged 53 yards per punt, the third best outing of his career in games with more than two punts. His pièce de résistance was Nebraska in 2010 when he average 60.4 yards on five punts.

22 – The streak of games with 30+ points gets stopped at 22 by Kansas of all teams. And it falls one short of the all time record.

2 – Number of catches Blake Jackson has since September 15.

2 – Number of catches Kye Staley has since September 15.

8 – Since the beginning of 2010 (that’s 30 games) OSU has been outgained in yards just eight times (three of those ended in losses, and a fourth almost did in Lawrence).

14% – OSU had 14 offensive drives against Kansas, only two ended in TDs (14% TD rate). They’ve only had five worse games in the Gundy era[2. Iowa St. (’05), OU (’05), Ole Miss (’10), Colorado (’05), Texas (’06), OU (’09)].

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