There was high drama in the SEC on Saturday, with South Carolina outlasting Georgia in a thriller in Columbia and Florida surviving a scare from Kentucky in three overtimes. Here are some stats from the week that was in the SEC.
10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 3 in the SEC
Drives by Arkansas that lasted at least 11 plays in the Razorbacks’ dominating win at Texas Tech. The Hogs also had five touchdown-scoring drives that went for 68 yards or more.
Yards per play averaged by the Kentucky offense in Saturday night’s overtime loss at Florida. It was the most for the Wildcats in an SEC game since they averaged 6.0 in a November 2011 win over Ole Miss.
Consecutive SEC games in which Florida has failed to score more than two touchdowns in regulation. The Gators scored four touchdowns in Saturday’s 36–30 win over Kentucky, but two of the four came in overtime.
Consecutive quarters in which LSU has not allowed a point. After rallying to beat Wisconsin 28–24 in Week 1, the Tigers have shut out Sam Houston State and ULM by a combined score of 87–0.
Alabama ball-carriers who had a run of at least 13 yards in the Crimson Tide’s 52–12 win over Southern Miss — Kenyan Drake (long of 29 yards), Tyren Jones (22), Derrick Henry (21), Blake Sims (20), T.J. Yeldon (15) and Altee Tenpenny (13).
Incomplete passes thrown by Tennessee in Saturday’s loss at Oklahoma, the most by the Volunteers since an October 2009 loss to Auburn in which they completed 20-of-44 passes. On Saturday night, Justin Worley completed 21-of-44 for 201 yards with one TD and two INTs.
Times in the last six years that South Carolina has scored at least 30 points against Georgia. Prior to 2009, the Gamecocks had not hit the 30-point mark in the previous 33 meetings between the two schools.
Yards rushing by fullback Quayvon Hicks, on three carries, in the fourth quarter of Georgia’s 38–35 loss to South Carolina. Tailback Todd Gurley had 17 yards on five carries in the fourth quarter.
Different Ole Miss players who have had at least 100 receiving yards in a game this season. Vince Sanders had 125 on eight receptions against Louisiana-Lafayette. Evan Engram had 112 yards on seven catches against Vanderbilt. And against Boise State, Cody Core had 110 yards on four catches and Laquon Treadwell had 105 on seven.
Players nationally with at least 250 yards rushing and 500 yards passing — Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott, Nebraska’s Tommy Armstrong Jr. and BYU’s Taysom Hill.