Syracuse Football: Orange Sliding Down The Stats

Sept 22, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA: Syracuse Orange quarterback Ryan Nassib (12) throws the ball during pre game before a game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at TCF Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE

Four games into the season, the Syracuse Orange football team is starting to come back down to Earth on some of those statistical outliers. Let's see where we're at.

Ryan Nassib

Nassib is now No. 7 in the nation in Total Offense, tied for No. 7 in Completions Per Game, No. 47 in Passing Efficiency and No. 4 in Passing Yards Per Game.

Marcus Sales

Even though he only caught two balls this weekend, Sales is still No. 22 in the nation in Receiving Yards Per Game with 95.5, No. 25 in Receptions Per Game and No. 11 in Total Receiving Yards (382).

Team

Syracuse is ranked No. 25 in Total Offense (487.5 YPG), No. 82 in Rushing Offense (145.75) and No. 7 in Passing Offense (341.75).

Syracuse is ranked No. 55 in Total Defense (357.50 YPG), No. 84 in Rushing Defense (176.25) and No. 26 in Passing Defense (really?).

Syracuse is No. 110 in Penalties (35 penalties for 271 yards).

Syracuse is No. 111 in Kickoff Returns (16.2 YPR).

Syracuse is No. 111 in Turnover Margin (4 gained, 10 lost).

Syracuse is No. 119 (of 120) in Net Punting (28.06 average).

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