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This Week in MSU Football Week 2: Stats on Stats

This Week in MSU Football is a statistical look at nearly every category possible the MSU ranks in the top 10 in the SEC.
Individual Defense:
Tackles: Deontae Skinner and Benardrick McKinney- T-8th (19)
Sacks: A.J Jefferson- T-15th (1.0)
Fumbles Forced: Taveze Calhoun, Deontay Evans and Denico Autry- T-1st (1)
Fumble Recoveries: Kivon Coman, Matthew Wells and Calhoun- T-1st (1)
Interceptions: Nickoe Whitley- T-1st (2)
Skinner- T-6th (1)
Interception Yards: Whitley- 4th (42)
Skinner- 14th (7)
Special Teams:
Punt Returns: Jameon Lewis- T-9th (3)
Kick Returns: Lewis- T-12th (3)
Kick Return Yards: Brandon Holloway- 9th (95)
Lewis- 10th (92)
Field Goals Attempted: Devon Bell- T-4th (4)
Field Goals Made: Bell- T-7th (2)
PATs Attempted: Bell- T-13th (7)
PATs Made: Bell- T-13th (6)
Punts: Baker Swedenburg- T-3rd (14)
Punt Yards: Swedenburg- 3rd (631)
Punt Avg: Swedenburg- 5th (45.1)
Scoring (Kicks): Bell- 12th (4.0 ppg)
Offense:
Pass Attempts: Dak Prescott- 7th (64)
Completions: Prescott- 11th (34)
Passing Yards: Prescott- 10th (476)
Completion %: Prescott- 15th (53.1%)
Passing TDs: Prescott- T-13th (2)
Interceptions: Tyler Russell, Prescott and Damian Williams- T-5th (1)
Passing YPG: Prescott- 12th (158.7)
Passing Efficiency: Prescott- 14th (122.8)
Yards-Per-Completion: Prescott- 8th (14.0)
Yards-Per-Attempt: Prescott- 13th (7.4)
Completion %: Prescott-14th (52.8)
Passing Yards: Prescott- 11th (263)
Rushing TDs: Prescott- T-3rd (3)
Reception TDS: Lewis- T-11th (1)
Reception Yards: Lewis- 13th (152)
Receptions: Lewis- T-12th (10)
Yards Per Catch: Robert Johnson- 8th (18.3)
Total Offense: Prescott- 8th (638)
Total Plays: Prescott- 6th (96)
Total TDs: Prescott- 7th (5)
All-Purpose: Lewis- T-13th (222)
Team Top 10 SEC Rankings Offense:
Sacks Allowed: T-6th (4)
Penalties: 6th (19 for 132, 44.0 ypg)
Opponent Penalties: 7th (13 for 123, 41.0 ypg)
Time of Possession: 3rd (35:47 min. per game)
Red Zone Offense: T-7th (11-13; 9 TDs; 2-4 FG; 84.6%)
First Downs: 5th (66)
Rushing 1st Downs: T-6th (32)
Passing 1st Downs: 5th (31)
4th Down Conversions: 8th (7-12; 58.3%)
Turnover Differential: 3rd (+3)
Pass Offense: 9th (238.0 ypg)
Pass Attempts: 4th (94)
Pass Completions: T-5th (52)
Pass Yardage: 7th (714)
Rushing Offense: 10th (196.7)
Rush Attempts: 5th (131)
Rushing Yards: 8th (590)
Rushing TDs: T-3rd (8)
Total TDs: T-9th (10)
Total Offense: 10th (434.7 ypg)
Total Plays: 2nd (225)
Total Yards: 8th (1,304)
Team Top 10 SEC Rankings Defense/Special Teams:
Opponent 1st Downs: 7th (50)
Opponent 4th-Down Conversion: T-1st (0-2; 0.0%)
Opponent 3rd Downs: 7th (17-44; 38.6%)
Interception Return Yards: 7th (7)
Kickoff Returns: T-9th (5)
Kickoff Return Yardage: 6th (199)
Kickoff Return Avg: 1st (39.8)
Punts: 4th (14)
Punt Yards: 3rd (631)
Yards Per Punt: 4th (45.1)
Net Yards Per Punt: 10th (37.1)
Pass Defense: 3rd (140.5)
Rushing Defense: 6th (144.7)
Passing Efficiency Defense: 5th (98.1)
Scoring Defense: 3rd (17.3 ppg)
Total Defense: 6th (351.3 ypg)
Sacks: T-7th (4)
Interceptions: T-4th (3)
Interception Return Yds: 5th (49)
Interception Return Avg: 4th (16.3)
Fumble Recoveries: T-1st (3)
Individual Game Highs for the SEC
Rushing Touchdowns: Ashton Shumpert vs. Alcorn State and Prescott vs. Auburn- T-2nd (2)
Longest Kick Return: Holloway vs ASU- 2nd (95)
Interceptions: Whitley vs. Auburn- T-1st (2)
Interception Return Avg.: Whitley- 1st (21.0)
Team Game Highs for the SEC
Total Offensive Plays: vs. ASU- T-1st (87)
Rushing Attempts: vs. ASU- 2nd (54)
Rushing TDs: vs. ASU- T-1st (5)
Interceptions Thrown: vs. OSU-T-1st (2)
Longest Kick Return: vs. ASU- 2nd (95)
Fumble Recoveries: vs. ASU- T-1st (2)
Turnovers Forced: vs. ASU and vs. Auburn- T-2nd (3)
Blocked Kicks: vs. OSU- T-1st (1)
Penalties: vs. OSU- T-1st (11)
Low Opponent Rushing Yds.: vs. ASU- 1st (28)
Low Opponent Yds. Per Rush: vs. ASU-1st (1.1.)
Low Opp. Long Rush: vs. ASU- 1st (6)
Low Opp.1st Downs: vs. ASU- T-1st (6)
Low Opp. 1st Down Rushing: vs. ASU-1st (1)
Other Notes:
Dak Prescott's 133 yards against Auburn are the most by a quarterback in the SEC this season.. It's the 10th most yards in the conference thus far.
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