AUSTIN (KXAN) — Touchdowns, third down conversions, penalty yards. When it comes to Longhorn football, there are a lot of numbers to keep track of.
The team is looking to improve on last year’s 8-5 record in their last year as part of the Big 12 Conference. The Longhorns will move to the Southeastern Conference next year, along with rival Oklahoma.
Follow along with the charts below as we track the Longhorns’ performance throughout the 2023 season.
How many games have the Longhorns won and lost this year?
Texas’ overall record this season is 11-1. The team’s Big 12 conference record is 8-1.
How many points do the Longhorns typically score each game?
The chart below shows the number of points scored and allowed by the Longhorns in each game. The team is scoring an average of 35.1 points per game, while allowing the opposing team to score an average of 17.3 points per game.
The team has scored a total of 421 points this season. Opposing teams have scored 207 points in total.
In which quarter do the Longhorns perform best?
On offense, the second quarter is when the Longhorns are performing best, scoring an average of 10.2 points per game. That contrasts to 7.7 points on average each first quarter.
When it comes to defense, the team performs best in the first quarter, allowing an average of just 3 points per game. Opponents score the most points in the fourth quarter: an average of 5.7 points per game.
Where are the Longhorns ranked?
The Longhorns are currently ranked No. 7 in the AP poll and No. 7 in the Coaches Poll.
Do the Longhorns lead or trail opponents most often?
So far this season, the Longhorns have spent 74% of game time leading their opponents, while trailing 9% of the time.
How many yards do the Longhorns gain each game?
This season, the team is averaging 188 rushing yards and 272 passing yards per game. Defense is allowing opponents to average 85 rushing yards and 240 passing yards per game.
How often are the Longhorns taking advantage of red zone chances?
This year, the Longhorns have converted 44% of red zone chances in touchdowns and 34% into field goals. Twenty-two percent of appearances in the red zone have been missed opportunities with no score.
Of all field goal attempts, 85% have resulted in points, while 15% were missed.
How often do the Longhorns convert on third and fourth down?
The Longhorns have successfully converted 36% of third-down conversion attempts. The team has fared better on fourth down, successfully converting 61% of the time.
How many yards have the Longhorns lost to penalties?
So far this season, the Longhorns have been called on 75 penalties in total, resulting in a loss of 598 yards. The team is averaging 6.3 penalties and 49.8 yards lost per game.
Which game at DKR has had the highest attendance?
The highest attendance on record at DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium was 105,213 during the 2022 Texas-Alabama game. This season, attendance averaged 101,625 per game. The game against Kansas had the highest attendance.
KXAN will update these charts each Monday throughout the season. Click here for full coverage of the Texas Longhorns.