The SEC’s 87th soccer season produced some other nationwide championship and Heisman Trophy for the convention, in addition to one of the maximum prolific offensive performances within the league’s historical past. LSU QB Joe Burrow went on a record-breaking spree on his technique to the Heisman, such a lot in order that he has an “SEC Soccer by way of the Numbers: Most sensible 10” faithful only to his exploits to depart room for different performances within the end-of-the-season height 10:
3 Consecutive Missouri video games incorporated TDs scored by way of LB Cale Garrett. Garrett returned an interception 27 yards for a TD in a 50-Zero victory over Southeast Missouri State on Sept. 14, recovered a fumble ultimately zone for a TD in a 34-14 victory over South Carolina on Sept. 21 and returned an interception 33 yards for a TD in a 42-10 victory over Troy on Oct. 5. Garrett’s TD in opposition to Troy got here after he’d returned his first interception within the recreation to the Trojans 1-yard line. Garrett additionally scored his TD in opposition to Troy after he’d sustained a torn pectoral tendon previous within the contest, and the damage brought about him to pass over the rest of the season.
4 Consecutive seasons have featured an SEC participant because the country’s height punter after Kentucky’s Max Duffy averaged 48.1 yards consistent with punt in 2019. He adopted Florida’s Johnny Townsend in 2016 and 2017 and Texas A&M’s Braden Mann in 2018 because the country’s main punter. Duffy ended the season with a occupation reasonable of 46.Three yards on 109 punts, which is healthier than the SEC occupation list coming into the 2019 season of 46.2 (for avid gamers with a minimum of 100 occupation punts) established by way of Townsend. Then again, Duffy isn’t the convention occupation record-holder. Mann finished his occupation at Texas A&M with a mean of 48.Nine yards consistent with punt.
5 Consecutive Arkansas video games featured a minimum of 45 issues for the Razorbacks’ opponent, the longest such streak in SEC historical past by way of two video games. Arkansas misplaced to Auburn 51-10, Alabama 48-7, Mississippi State 54-24, Western Kentucky 45-19 and LSU 56-20 ahead of finishing the season with a 24-14 setback in opposition to Missouri. Earlier than Arkansas’ streak, Mississippi State in 1969 and Vanderbilt in 1990 had been the one SEC groups that had yielded 45 or extra issues in 3 consecutive video games.
16 Consecutive victories for LSU, the longest present profitable streak within the country, with part the wins coming in opposition to groups ranked within the height 10 of The Related Press Ballot on the time of the sport. The Tigers’ profitable streak began once they defeated No. 7 Central Florida 40-32 within the Fiesta Bowl to near the 2018 season by way of finishing the Knights’ 25-game profitable streak, the longest within the country on the time. LSU closed the 2019 season by way of beating No. Three Clemson 42-25 within the CFP nationwide championship recreation to finish a 29-game profitable streak, the longest within the country on the time. All the way through 2019, LSU turned into the primary staff to overcome greater than 5 top-10 combatants in a single season. Along with Clemson, LSU defeated No. Nine Texas 45-38 on Sept. 7, No. 7 Florida 42-28 on Oct. 12, No. Nine Auburn 23-20 on Oct. 26, No. 2 Alabama 46-41 on Nov. 9, No. Four Georgia 37-10 on Dec. 7 and No. Four Oklahoma 63-28 on Dec. 28. LSU was once ranked No. 6 within the AP preseason ballot and beat the highest 4 in the ones ratings — Clemson, Alabama, Georgia and Oklahoma — in 2019.
31 Consecutive house video games had been received by way of Alabama ahead of the Pink Tide fell to LSU 46-41 in Tuscaloosa on Nov. 9. In its earlier recreation, Alabama had overwhelmed Arkansas 48-7 on Oct. 26 to determine an SEC list for consecutive house wins. Alabama surpassed a 30-game house profitable streak completed by way of Florida between a 36-33 loss to Auburn on Oct. 15, 1994, and a 40-39 loss to Alabama on Oct. 2, 1999. The Pink Tide’s streak began after a 43-37 defeat by way of Ole Omit on Sept. 19, 2015.
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57 Of the 60 quarters performed by way of LSU this season featured issues for the Tigers. LSU scored in each and every quarter of its first six and ultimate six video games. In between, the Tigers took a 0 within the fourth quarter in opposition to Mississippi State on Oct. 19, the primary quarter in opposition to Auburn on Oct. 26 and the 3rd quarter in opposition to Alabama on Nov. 9. All that scoring added as much as 726 issues as LSU broke the NCAA FBS single-season list of 723 issues by way of Florida State in 2013 and the SEC list of 684 by way of Alabama in 2018. With a mean of 48.Four issues consistent with recreation, LSU in 2019 turned into the 3rd SEC staff to guide the country in scoring reasonable, becoming a member of 1946 Georgia and 1996 Florida. With 8,526 yards, LSU additionally broke the NCAA FBS single-season list for overall offense, which were 8,387 yards by way of Houston in 201, and the SEC list of seven,830 by way of Alabama in 2018. With a mean of 568.Four yards consistent with recreation, LSU in 2019 turned into the 3rd SEC staff to guide the staff in overall offense, becoming a member of 1942 Georgia and 1961 Ole Omit.
200 Consecutive extra-point makes an attempt had been made by way of Georgia PK Rodrigo Blankenship to set the SEC list. Blankenship made two PATS in Georgia’s 26-14 victory over Baylor within the Sugar Bowl to wreck the convention list set by way of Auburn’s Daniel Carlson with 198 in a row from 2014 via 2017. Carlson’s streak was once a part of the longest by way of a staff in NCAA FBS historical past. Auburn’s streak reached 304 in a row — beating the mark of 302 instantly established by way of Florida State from 2012 via 2016 — ahead of Anders Carlson neglected an extra-point strive on Oct. 19 in opposition to Arkansas. It was once the Tigers’ first pass over on a PAT since Nov. 9, 2013. Georgia owns the longest energetic streak of a hit more issues at 292.
1,468 Speeding yards for Kentucky QB Lynn Bowden Jr. this season, probably the most within the SEC in 2019 despite the fact that he spent the primary 5 video games enjoying broad receiver. Bowden moved to quarterback after the Wildcats’ height two signal-callers went down with accidents, and he ran for no less than 110 yards in every of the rest 8 video games with the exception of for a 99-yard day trip in opposition to Georgia in his 2nd day trip at QB. Bowden closed 2019 by way of working for 284 yards, an SEC list for a quarterback, in a 45-13 victory over Louisville within the regular-season finale and 233 yards, an NCAA bowl list for a quarterback, in a 37-30 victory over Virginia Tech within the Belk Bowl. Bowden got here up Five yards in need of the SEC single-season list for QB dashing yards of one,473, established by way of Auburn’s Cam Newton in 2010.
1,780 Receiving yards and 20 TD receptions for LSU WR Ja’Marr Chase, with each figures main the country and atmosphere SEC single-season data. Chase surpassed the convention single-season list for receiving yards of one,740 established by way of LSU WR Josh Reed in 2001. He broke the SEC single-season list for TD receptions set by way of Florida WR Reidel Anthony in 1996. 8 of Chase’s TD catches lined a minimum of 50 yards, giving him two extra such ratings than some other NCAA FBS participant had ever had in a single season. With a mean acquire of 21.2 yards on his 84 catches in 2019, Chase additionally broke the SEC single-season data for avid gamers with a minimum of 50 receptions, which were 20.Five yards by way of LSU WR Eric Martin on 52 catches in 1983, and for avid gamers with a minimum of 75 receptions, which were 18.Five yards by way of Reed on 94 receptions in 2001.
3,045 Receiving yards for WR Bryan Edwards in his 4 seasons at South Carolina, the fourth-most in SEC historical past. Edwards turned into the 6th participant in league historical past to succeed in 3,000 yards despite the fact that he by no means had 1,000 receiving yards in a season. His height output was once 846 in 2018. He had 590 as a freshman, 793 as a sophomore and 816 as a senior in 2019. The following-highest participant at the SEC’s listing of receiving-yards leaders who did not have a minimum of one 1,000-yard season is 12th-place Fred Gibson, who accrued 2,884 receiving yards at Georgia from 2001 via 2004. In his height season, Gibson produced 801 yards as a senior.
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