Texas Longhorns at Iowa State Cyclones football: By the numbers

Nov 10, 2012; Austin, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns wide receiver Cayleb Jones (4) runs after a catch against the Iowa State Cyclones in the fourth quarter at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Texas defeated Iowa State 33-7. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

It’s no secret that the Texas Longhorns generally dominate the Iowa State Cyclones in football, and the only competitive battle at Ames was a 44-41 shootout in 1999. That being said, find out how eerily similar both teams are in certain categories.

Head-to-head stats

1-9: Iowa State’s head-to-head record against Texas.

4-0: The Longhorn’s head-to-head record in Ames, Iowa.

32.3: Texas’s average winning margin in the last three games at Jack Trice Stadium.

1998: The only time the Cyclones took on an unranked Longhorns squad.

2010: The only time Iowa State defeated Texas, 28-21 in Austin.

Defensive disasters

362: Number of days it took Iowa State to hold a team under 100 yards rushing since the last time they accomplished the feat (September 29th against Texas Tech).

466.5: Average number of total yards Texas is giving up per game (102nd in nation).

260.8: Average number of rushing yards Texas is giving up per game (115th per game).

822: Total number of rushing yards BYU and Ole Miss had against the Longhorns combined.

46: Average number of running plays teams call against Texas and Iowa State per game. That’s the same amount as Buffalo, who ranks 12th-most nationally.

Similar turnarounds

+1.2: Turnover margin for the Longhorns (11th in nation).

+1.0: Turnover margin for the Cyclones (14th in nation).

141: Number of rushing yards Texas running back Johnathan Gray had against Kansas State (350 yards this season).

137: Number of rushing yards ISU running back Aaron Wimberly had against Tulsa (185 yards this season).

Topics: Football, Iowa State Cyclones, Texas Longhorns

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