Monday, September 15, 2008

Grounded

Air Force failed to complete a pass in their 31-28 win over Houston on Saturday, only the second I-A team to do so in the last nine years. Oddly, both teams that did so won. (Update: Army had 0 completions in a game on October 11 and still won.) (Update 2: Navy had 0 attempts vs. SMU on October 25 and won.) (Update 3: Navy had 1 completion vs. Northern Illinois on November 25; its other pass attempt was a clock-killing spike.)

Fewest team completions in a game, I-A teams, 2000-2009:

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TeamDateCompAttYardsTDIntQB RatingOppResult
Ohio10/19/2002010000.00Kent St.W, 50-0
Air Force9/13/2008070000.00HoustonW, 31-28
Navy10/25/2008000000.00SMUW, 34-7
Navy10/24/2009000000.00
Wake ForestW, 13-10
Ball St.9/16/200018502-32.25Kansas St.L, 76-0
Rice11/4/200015120040.16SMUW, 43-14
Ohio10/5/200217120028.69Bowling GreenL, 72-21
Rice10/25/200314340096.40Fresno St.L, 31-28
Rice10/9/20041550028.40SMUW, 44-10
Navy11/5/200513290147.87TulaneW, 49-21
Memphis11/26/200518-3009.35MarshallW, 26-3
Navy9/9/200617210110.91MassachusettsW, 21-20
Navy10/7/200616801-5.47Air ForceW, 24-17
Navy12/2/200616110032.07ArmyW, 26-14
Miami (Fla.)11/3/2007114841338.26North Carolina St.L, 19-16 (OT)
Army9/27/20081540026.72Texas A&ML, 17-21
Navy11/25/2008123200184.40Northern IllinoisW, 16-0
Air Force10/17/20091520023.36
WyomingW, 10-0
Georgia Tech
10/17/200917510146.91
Virginia TechW, 28-23

Comments on "Grounded"

 

Blogger Dave said ... (2:20 PM, September 30, 2008) : 

Awesome table. I was a big fan of the Rice wishbone in the early 00s but I never would have guessed that they only completed one (1), one! pass in so many games. Crazy.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:03 PM, November 23, 2008) : 

So basically Rice and Navy. Gotcha! :D

BTW, the Ohio/Kent State game is listed twice on your table.

 

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