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Aerial Circus

Oct. 13, 2008
Oct. 13, 2008

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Oct. 13, 2008

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Aerial Circus

With eight of the top 20 in the passing-efficiency rankings, the Big 12 has the numbers to back up its QB dominance

SAM BRADFORD, Soph., Oklahoma
ATT: 146 COMP: 106 YDS: 1,665 TDS: 18 INT: 3 RATING: 205.0 RANK: 2

This is an article from the Oct. 13, 2008 issue

411
Career-high passing yards Bradford threw for against the nation's top-ranked defense in a 35--10 victory over TCU on Sept. 27

ZAC ROBINSON, Jr., Oklahoma State
ATT: 86 COMP: 62 YDS: 1,035 TDS: 10 INT: 3 RATING: 204.6 RANK: 3

8.97
Yards per snap the undefeated Cowboys are averaging with Robinson under center, the best mark in Division I-A

COLT MCCOY, Jr., Texas
ATT: 130 COMP: 103 YDS: 1,280 TDS: 16 INT: 3 RATING: 197.9 RANK: 4

79.2
Nation's-best completion percentage for McCoy, who also leads the Longhorns in rushing (317 yards) and has run for four touchdowns

CHASE DANIEL, Sr., Missouri
ATT: 156 COMP: 119 YDS: 1,665 TDS: 15 INT: 1 RATING: 196.4 RANK: 5

15
Consecutive scoring drives—13 touchdowns and two field goals—that Daniel directed during one three-game stretch in September

JOSH FREEMAN, Jr., Kansas State
ATT: 143 COMP: 90 YDS: 1,275 TDS: 12 INT: 2 RATING: 162.7 RANK: 10

2
Games in which Freeman has thrown for three TDs and run for two scores, both of them victories, over North Texas and Louisiana-Lafayette

GRAHAM HARRELL, Sr., Texas Tech
ATT: 237 COMP: 158 YDS: 2,027 TDS: 18 INT: 3 RATING: 161.0 RANK: 12

405.4
Passing yards per game Harrell has thrown for in the Red Raiders' 5--0 start, tops in the nation

TODD REESING, Jr., Kansas
ATT: 205 COMP: 144 YDS: 1,724 TDS: 14 INT: 3 RATING: 160.5 RANK: 14

28.8
Completions per game for Reesing (third-best in Division I-A), who also ranks third in total offense and fourth in passing yards

JOE GANZ, Sr., Nebraska
ATT: 142 COMP: 93 YDS: 1,287 TDS: 9 INT: 5 RATING: 155.5 RANK: 18

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Cornhuskers with a TD run, catch and pass in the same game, after Ganz accomplished the feat in a 38--7 win over New Mexico State on Sept. 13

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