TCU will travel to Stillwater, Okla., Saturday for Oklahoma State’s homecoming game. Here are 15 facts and figures about the game:
2: TCU coaches that played at Oklahoma State. Safeties coach Chad Glasgow played linebacker for three years (1991-93) and worked as a graduate assistant (1994-95) under former head coach Bob Simmons. Wide receivers coach Curtis Luper was a running back for the Cowboys from 1984-87, where he played with current OSU head coach Mike Gundy. Luper coached the OSU running backs from 2005-08.
4: Number of times TCU sacked Kansas quarterback Jake Heaps last week. The Frogs lead the Big 12 in sacks with 22. On Saturday, the Frogs will face an offense that has allowed five sacks in five games.
5: Turnovers Oklahoma State forced in a 33-29 win over Kansas State on Oct. 5. The Cowboys recovered two fumbles and intercepted three passes.
+7:Turnover margin for Oklahoma State, which is first in the Big 12. The Frogs were +7 last week, but have dropped to +4 after five turnovers (and two forced turnovers) against Kansas.
16.2: Average yards gained per punt return for the Cowboys’ return man, Josh Stewart, tops in the Big 12. Stewart also leads OSU with 21 receptions for 332 yards and two touchdowns.
20: Consecutive wins Oklahoma State has over unranked opponents entering Saturday’s game. The Cowboys lost to unranked Houston in 2009.
29.1: TCU’s third down conversion rate through six games. The Frogs are 23-of-79 and rank last in the conference. Oklahoma State is 30-of-70 (42.9) on third downs through five games (fifth in Big 12).
30: Oklahoma State has scored 30 or more points in each of its last 23 home games. The last time the Cowboys failed to score 30 points at home was a 24-17 win over Texas Tech in 2009.
71: Wins for Mike Gundy at Oklahoma State as head coach. Like TCU head coach Gary Patterson (119 wins), Gundy is the all-time winningest coach at his school.
115.8: Rushing yards allowed per game by the Oklahoma State defense, which ranks second in the Big 12 and 18th nationally. The Cowboys have allowed just three rushing touchdowns in five games.
265: Rushing yards by Cowboys’ quarterback J.W. Walsh, the most by any player for OSU this season. Walsh also has three touchdowns on the ground. TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has 247 rushing yards, second on the team behind BJ Catalon (313).
300.4: Passing yards per game for Oklahoma State. That is the third highest mark in the Big 12 with Baylor leading at 414.2. TCU sits in last place in the conference, gaining 189.8 yards per game through the air.
49-35-7: Oklahoma State’s overall homecoming record. The Cowboys have won five of their last six homecoming games, including a 31-10 win over Iowa State last year.
1915: The first year TCU and Oklahoma State met for a football game. The Cowboys won 13-0 in Fort Worth and have won the last two meetings.
1992: The last time TCU beat Oklahoma State. The Frogs won 13-11 and have not played the Cowboys in Fort Worth since.