Some Heisman stats for you about Trent Richardson

posted Dec 2, 2011, 4:02 PM by Bama CrimsonTide
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  1. A candidate for the Heisman Trophy, Doak Walker Award, Maxwell Award and Walter Camp Player of the Year
  2. Finalist for the Maxwell Award
  3. Finalist for the Doak Walker Award
  4. Finalists for Walter Camp Player of the Year
  5. Consensus midseason All-American
  6. Richardson has faced eight teams ranked among the top 50 nationally in total defense - no other Heisman Trophy contender has played more than five
  7. Average rush defense Richardson has faced is 59 - no other running back is better than 73
  8. Average rank of defenses Richardson has faced is 41.4 - significantly better than any other Heisman candidate
  9. Has faced five total defenses that rank in the top 20 nationally
  10. His 1,910 yards from scrimmage is second among all running backs nationally and the most among Heisman contenders
  11. Joins Tim Tebow and Cam Newton as the only players in SEC history to rush for 20 touchdowns
  12. Accounted for 169 yards from scrimmage against No. 1 LSU's second-ranked defense, 54 more yards than his closest competition, Oregon's LaMichael James (115 yards from scrimmage)
  13. Averages 142 all-purpose and 105 rush yards per game vs. five top-20 total defenses
  14. An impressive 49.7 percent of his rushing yards this season have come after contact (787 of 1,583)
  15. His 1,910 yards from scrimmage accounts for 36.7 percent of the Alabama offense in 2011
  16. Has nine 100-yard rushing games - tied for the most in Alabama history - Mark Ingram, 2009
  17. Lost just one fumble in 614 career touches
  18. Has not lost a fumble in his last 550 touches
  19. Ranks first in the SEC and fourth nationally in rushing with 1,583 yards
  20. Ranks first in the SEC and fifth nationally with 20 rushing touchdowns, the most in UA history
  21. Has 23 total touchdowns, which is tied for the second most in SEC history - Tim Tebow, 2007
  22. Accounted for 104 first downs or touchdowns
  23. Has 46 explosive plays of 12-yards or more
  24. Get stronger as the game progresses with 59.3 percent of his rushing yards coming after the half
  25. Averages 6.0 yards per carry and scores a touchdown every 12.6 touches
  26. Ranks first in the SEC and eighth nationally with 164.7 all-purpose yards per game - second-highest average in UA history
  27. Ranks first in the SEC and sixth nationally in scoring at 11.5 points per game
  28. His 1,583 yards is the second-best total in a single-season at Alabama while his 1,976 all-purpose yards is third
  29. Walter Camp National Player of the Week (Auburn)
  30. Three-time SEC Offensive Player of the Week
  31. Eight-time Alabama Offensive Player of the Week