By the Numbers: Kansas

Jason Epstein

9.4: The number of tackles per game recorded by Kansas safety Fish Smithson. Smithson leads the Big 12 in tackles on the year.

114: The rank of Kansas’ total offense with 338 yards per game.

1938: The last time the Longhorns lost to the Jayhawks.

23: The margin of victory when the Longhorns shut out the Jayhawks last season.

2009: On Sept. 12, 2009, Kansas had its last road win when it beat UT-El Paso 34—7. Since, the Jayhawks have lost 34 straight road games.

18: The number on Tyrone Swoopes’ jersey. Nicknamed the “18 Wheeler,” Swoopes rushed for five touchdowns and threw one since being implemented into a dual-quarterback package with redshirt freshman starter Jerrod Heard.

16.5: The number of points per game scored by Kansas this season.

4: The number of interceptions and sacks recorded by the Longhorns against the Jayhawks last season.

8: The number of teams that have played more freshmen than the Longhorns this season. Texas is averaging 19.9 freshmen per game this season.

6: The number of sacks Texas had against Iowa State last week. Despite the shutout defeat, Texas also recorded eight tackles for loss.

195.4: The team’s average number of rushing yards per game. Led by Heard with 502 yards on 111 carries, senior running back Johnathan Gray follows with 411 yards on 102 carries. His yardage is 12th all-time in program history.