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Week 10 stat list update


CAREER PASSING YARDS

Riley Nelson‘s 56 passing yards vs. Idaho were enough to pass up Eldon ‘The Phantom’ Fortie for 27th in career passing at BYU.

SEASON PASSING YARDS

Last week Nelson passed up Jake Heaps in passing for the season. This week, Heaps passed up Nelson.

CAREER RUSHING

It was a bad week for the Phantom. JJ DiLuigi passed him to move into 11th in career rushing yards.

CAREER RECEIVING

One catch was enough to move McKay Jacobson into a tie with Jay Miller for 25th.

JJ DiLuigi has the same number of receptions in his career (86) as Luke Staley (and Daniel Coats, and Scott Pettis).

CAREER RECEIVING YARDS

Jacobson moved up one spot to 17th, ahead of Jonny Harline.

CAREER TACKLES

Jordan Pendleton finished his career in the 111th spot for career tackles at BYU with 130.

CAREER TOTAL OFFENSE

Jake Heaps moved in to 16th place, passing Marc Lyons.

INTERCEPTIONS

So far, the team is averaging 1.3 interceptions per game. That would be the highest average since 2006.

CAREER QB RATING

Heaps’ rating moved up a bit from 110.3 to 112.7, Nelson’s also increased from 147.7 to 148.6. Heaps’ career rating compares with Jason Beck and Bret Engemann. Nelson’s is similar to Robbie Bosco and John Walsh.

SEASON QB RATING

Nelson’s rating for 2011 (159.7) is identical to Brandon Doman‘s rating in 2001.

TEAM SCORING

A good thumping of Idaho lifted BYU’s points-per-game margin from +3.6 to +6.7.

PAT

If Justin Sorensen can go three more games without missing an extra point he will have the BYU record from most PATs without a miss in a season.

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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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