Reader Lupper checks in with a Fanpost on where Pitt ranks in several categories in the Big East so far this season. To write your own Fanpost, use the link over to the right of the main page.
Through 1/3 of the season, Pitt ranks near the top of the Big East in offensive categories both team and individual and a mixed bag in defensive stats and special teams.
Ray Graham - 3rd in rushing yards per game ~ 90.5
Rushel Shell - 6th in rushing yards per game ~ 76.3
Devin Street - T5th in catches per game ~ 4.5; 5th in receiving yards per game ~ 68.2
Mike Shanahan - 4th in catches per game ~ 5.2; 2nd in receiving yards per game ~ 92.0
Tino Sunseri - 1st in passing efficiency ~ 166.8; 2nd in passing yards per game ~ 286.0; 3rd in total offense ~ 280.5 yards per game
Offense - 2nd in scoring ~ 29.2 PPG; 2nd in total offense ~ 486.8 YPG; 2nd in rushing yardage ~ 187.5 YPG; 2nd in passing yardage ~ 299.2 YPG; 1st in passing efficiency ~ 169.4; T6 in sacks allowed ~ 8 (-56 yards)
Defense - 5th in scoring ~ 23.0; 3rd in total defense ~ 324.0 YPG; 5th in rushing defense ~ 138.5 YPG; 3rd in passing defense ~ 185.5 YPG; 4th in defensive passing efficiency ~ 123.9; 7th in sacks ~ 6 (-36 yards)
Special teams - 6th net punting ~ 32.3 YPG; 6th net kickoff coverage ~ 39.2 YPG; T8th kickoff touch backs ~ 3; T6th field goal percentage - .571