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Week 8 stat list update


Weak opponents add up to a lot of stats.

PASSING

Riley Nelson passes the 1,000 yard mark for his career

Jake Heaps moves up to 16th in career passing yards, passing up KSL color man Marc Lyons.

SEASON PASSING

Heaps passes the 1,000 yard mark for the season

QB RUSHING

Nelson is less than 100 yards from OC Brandon Doman‘s third place

SEASON QB RUSHING

Nelson is 7th in QB rushing yards in a season, passing Steve Young ’81 and Jim McMahon ’78

RECEIVING YARDS

McKay Jacobsen passes up two guys named Todd to move into 18th place in career receiving yards — Tod Thompson and Todd Watkins

Cody Hoffman became the 60th player in BYU history to record 1,000 receiving yards

QB RATING

Nelson’s rating improved from 144.9 to 155.2. A little better than Brandon Doman, a little worse than Jim McMahon.

TEAM SCORING

The blowout win vs. Idaho State increased BYU’s ppg margin from -1.6 to +5.3

COACHING

Coach Mendenhall gets his 62nd win. Only 195 from Coach Edwards!

Several players appeared on the stat lists for the first time this week:

Nelson and Joshua Quezada got their first rushing TDs of the season

Ryan Folsom rushed for the first time of the season

Dallin Cutler made the first catch of his career. Now he’s only 96 receptions away from his dad Chuck.

Daniel Sorensen scored the first touchdown of his career.

Jordan Johnson got his first interception.

Marcus Mathews, Aveni Leung-Wai, Simonte Vea recorded their first  tackle of the season.

Alani Fua, Seth Probert, Chase Pendley, DeQuan Everett each recorded his first career tackles.

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Week 6 stat list update


It’s a young team this year, so not many players near the top of the charts, but here are a few notes.

Rushing
JJ DiLuigi’s 16 yards on Saturday were enough to move him into the top 15 in career rushing yards, moving ahead of Hema Heimuli.

Receiving
McKay Jacobsen now has 105 receptions in his career at BYU, tied with Trevor Molini at #26 on the list. He passed up Bryce Doman this week.

Receiving Yards
Jacobsen is now in the top 20 in career receiving yards, passing up former BYU tight end Clay Brown and is three yards behind Todd Watkins.

Passing
Riley Nelson is #30 in career passing yards at BYU, just ahead of Blaine Fowler and Royce Bybee, just behind Drew Miller.

Passer Rating
Nelson’s career passer rating is 140.7, just below Kevin Feterik, just above Gary Sheide.

Coaching
Bronco Mendenhall has 23 losses in his career at BYU, the same as Gary Crowton had — but 2.3 times more wins.

Tackles
This Brandon Ogletree became the 159th BYU player with 100+ career tackles.

Interceptions
There are 6 players on the 2011 team with 2 career interceptions (Jordan Pendleton, Daniel Sorensen, Travis Uale, Brandon Ogletree, Jameson Frazier, Kyle Van Noy)

Penalties
The 2011 team is on track to be the least penalized team on record since at least 1975.

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