By-The-Numbers: California

Jared Ballman (Dawgman.com)

Never thought it would come, but here it is! Remember when the Miami game was rescheduled during 9/11? 65-7 was the result, and it wasn't pretty. This upcoming game against California just feels like that one; don't ask me why. Heck, just check the numbers;

Matchup Page

WASHINGTON VS. CALIFORNIA

Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 12:00 PM PST
TV: FSN
Memorial Stadium
Field: Momentum Turf

WASHINGTON

CALIFORNIA
Overall Record 0-11(.000) 7-4(.636)
Location Record 0-5(.000) on the road 6-0(1.000) at home
Scoring/G: PF&PA(Rank) 13.8(117) 37.7(115) 32.0(30) 21.4(34)
Yardage/G: YF&YA(Rank) 268.9(115) 442.9(108) 363.7(58) 325.9(36)
Rushing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 98.9(107) 223.3(116) 161.2(50) 124.2(31)
Passing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 170.0(95) 219.6(116)* 202.6(71) 201.7(10)*
Turnover Margin(Rank) -1.2(116) 0.9(18)
AP Poll NR NR
Coaches Poll NR NR
Sagarin Rating 146(54.46) 26(80.21)
Since 1985-records as favorite
& as underdog at location
16-38-0 (.296) as ROAD Underdog
37-14-1 (.721) as ROAD Favorite
51-21-0 (.708) as HOME Favorite
15-31-2 (.333) as HOME Underdog
Schedule/Results 0-11(.000) 7-4(.636)
08/30/08 At Oregon (L 10-44) 08/30/08 Michigan St. (W 38-31)
09/06/08 BYU (L 27-28) 09/06/08 At Washington St. (W 66-3)
09/13/08 Oklahoma (L 14-55) 09/13/08 At Maryland (L 27-35)
09/20/08 BYE (NP) 09/20/08 BYE (NP)
09/27/08 Stanford (L 28-35) 09/27/08 Colorado St. (W 42-7)
10/04/08 At Arizona (L 14-48) 10/04/08 Arizona St. (W 24-14)
10/11/08 BYE (NP) 10/11/08 BYE (NP)
10/18/08 Oregon St. (L 13-34) 10/18/08 At Arizona (L 27-42)
10/25/08 Notre Dame (L 7-33) 10/25/08 UCLA (W 41-20)
11/01/08 At Southern California (L 0-56) 11/01/08 Oregon (W 26-16)
11/08/08 Arizona St. (L 19-39) 11/08/08 At Southern California (L 3-17)
11/15/08 UCLA (L 7-27) 11/15/08 At Oregon St. (L 21-34)
11/22/08 At Washington St. (L 13-16) 11/22/08 Stanford (W 37-16)
11/29/08 BYE (NP) 11/29/08 BYE (NP)
12/06/08 At California (NP) 12/06/08 Washington (NP)
Last Meeting
2007
California 23
Washington 37
* Rank shown is for pass efficiency defense.
Stats appearing in BLUE are the better of the 2 teams.

More Statistics

Statistic WASHINGTON CALIFORNIA Diff TY-LY
  UW OPP DIFF CAL OPP DIFF UW-Cal UW
Pts / G 13.8 37.7 -23.9 32.0 21.4 10.6 -18.2 -15.4
Yds / G 268.9 442.9 -174.0 363.7 325.9 37.8 -94.8 -125.3
Rushing Yds / G 98.9 223.3 -124.4 161.2 124.2 37.0 -62.3 -104.2
Passing Yds / G 170.0 219.6 -49.6 202.5 201.7 0.8 -32.5 -21.2
Yds / Play 4.1 6.5 -2.3 5.6 4.6 1.0 -1.5 -1.5
Rushing Yds / Car 2.9 5.3 -2.4 4.9 3.3 1.7 -2.0 -2.0
Passing Yds / Att 5.5 8.3 -2.8 6.3 6.1 0.2 -0.8 6.5
Passing Yds / Cmp 11.5 12.1 -0.6 11.8 11.9 -0.1 -0.2 -2.5
Passing Cmp % 47.5 68.4 -20.9 53.4 51.1 2.3 -5.9 1.5
Punt Return Avg 4.3 12.5 -8.2 10.9 12.7 -1.8 -6.6 -6.7
Yds / 7 Pts 136.2 82.2 -54.0 79.6 106.8 27.2 -56.7 -41.8
Plays / 7 Pts 33.0 12.7 -20.3 14.2 23.4 9.2 -18.8 16.0
Rushing Play % 52.4 61.4 -9.0 50.5 53.4 -2.9 1.9 -5.8
Passing Play % 47.6 38.6 9.0 49.5 46.6 2.9 -1.9 5.8
Plays/Game 65.1 68.5 -3.5 65.0 71.4 -6.4 0.0 -5.8
Turnovers / G 1.5 0.8 -0.7 1.5 2.6 1.1 0.0 -0.4
Fumbles / G 0.4 0.2 -0.2 0.6 0.7 0.1 0.3 -0.4
Intercept / G 1.2 0.6 -0.5 0.9 1.9 1.0 -0.3 0.0
Penalties: No/G 0.7 0.4 -0.4 6.0 6.5 0.5 5.3 -5.5
Penalties: Yards/G 5.9 3.6 -2.3 51.5 53.5 2.1 45.5 -41.3
A positive(+) differential (DIFF) means that a team is better than its year-to-date opponents for a given statistic while a
negative(-) differential (shown in red) means that it is worse. Blue in last year's column means current year is better in given statistic.

Top Players

WASHINGTON
Rank Category Player Value
40 Sacks Daniel Te'o-Nesheim 0.64
51 Receptions Per Game D'Andre Goodwin 5.27
58 Tackles Mason Foster 8.36
69 Receiving Yards Per Game D'Andre Goodwin 62.27
90 Punting (Min. 3.6 Punts/Game) Jared Ballman 38.12
93 Field Goals Ryan Perkins 0.7
CALIFORNIA
Rank Category Player Value
6 All-Purpose Runners Jahvid Best 170.70
7 Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Jahvid Best 29.08
8 Tackles For Loss Zack Follett 1.55
11 Punting (Min. 3.6 Punts/Game) Bryan Anger 44.13
19 Rushing Jahvid Best 108.30
27 Punt Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Syd'Quan Thompson 11.00
31 Interceptions Syd'Quan Thompson 0.36
33 Sacks Zack Follett 0.68
71 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Kevin Riley 119.59
76 Interceptions Sean Cattouse 0.30
78 Interceptions Marcus Ezeff 0.27
91 Rushing Shane Vereen 57.27
93 Sacks Tyson Alualu 0.45

Team Profiles

Category WASHINGTON CALIFORNIA
Average height 6'2" 6'2"
Average weight 234lbs 238lbs
%Seniors(including 5th years) 15% 16%
Average Experience 1.51 1.27
%In-state 35% 75%
Top states WA-54 CA-82
CA-38 AZ-6
HI-3 HI-5
Total Players 110 110
RTN Offensive Starters 7 4
RTN Defensive Starters 6 8
RTN Lettermen 30 40
Lost Lettermen 23 20

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