Texas vs. West Virginia by the numbers

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  • 2-3 – Texas’ record against West Virginia. Since West Virginia has joined the conference Texas is 2-2 against the Mountaineers. 
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  • 14-2 – Texas is 14-2 under head coach Charlie Strong when leading at the half. 
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  • 5 – Texas had five turnovers in their 38-20 loss to West Virginia last year. 
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  • 257 – In last year’s game against the Mountaineers, Texas allowed 257 rushing yards.
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  • 23 – The last time that West Virginia played, it was ranked 23rd and lost to the Longhorns. This year, they are ranked No. 16.
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  • 8 – Texas sophomore linebacker Malik Jefferson made eight total tackles and one and a half sacks against Texas Tech. It was statistically his best game of the year. 
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  • 67 – Texas has committed 67 penalties this season, ranking 24th in most penalties committed in the FBS. Against Texas Tech, the Longhorns had nine penalties for 99 yards. 
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  • 658 – Texas gained a total of 658 offensive yards against Texas Tech, while limiting the Red Raiders to 482 offensive yards.
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  • 367 – The Longhorns allowed 367 passing yards from Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes II.
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  • 341 – Texas junior running back D’Onta Foreman rushed for 341 yards and three touchdowns against Texas Tech. The game was the fourth time in school history that a player had over 300 yards, and it ranks as the third highest rushing yards by a single player. 
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  • 1,446 – The number of rushing yards by D’Onta Foreman this season. He currently ranks sixth in the Texas record book for most yards in a season.
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  • 2,257 – Texas freshman quarterback Shane Buechele has passed for 2,257 yards this year. He needs 313 more passing yards to be Texas’ freshman passing yards leader. 
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  • 7 – Both Texas and West Virginia have had seven of their passes intercepted this year.
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  • 341 – West Virginia rushed for 341 yards against Kansas, with running backs Justin Crawford and Kennedy McKoy having over 120 yards each.
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  • 441 – The Mountaineers allowed 441 total yards by Kansas, while gaining 605 total yards on offense.
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  • 7-1 – West Virginia’s current record, the best overall in the Big 12. The Mountaineers only loss came against Oklahoma State.
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  • 28 – West Virginia has the 28th ranked passing defense efficiency, allowing 1966 yards with a 55 percent completion rate and 12 touchdowns. Texas has the 123rd ranked passing defense efficiency, allowing 2,435 yards with a 63 percent completion rate and 21 touchdowns.
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  • 510.8 – West Virginia has an average of 510.8 yards per game on offense, the 10th highest in the FBS.
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  • 43 – The Mountaineers rank 44th in total rushing yards this season (1,789 yards) while ranking 46th in total passing yards this season (2,297 yards).
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  • 148.3 – West Virginia has allowed an average of 148.3 rushing yards per game. The team ranks 46th in the FBS in this stat.
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  • 5 – West Virginia cornerback Rasul Douglas has five interceptions this season, tied for second most in the FBS.
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