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September 21, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Huskies vs. Stanford, by the numbers: UW’s Danny Shelton, Hau’oli Kikaha lead nation in sacks

Washington senior nose tackle Danny Shelton almost has a safety as he drags Georgia State quarterback Nick Arbuckle down at the 1-yard line in the third quarter. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times)

Washington senior nose tackle Danny Shelton almost has a safety as he drags Georgia State quarterback Nick Arbuckle down at the 1-yard line in the third quarter. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times)

BY THE NUMBERS

Huskies (4-0, 0-0 Pac-12) vs. No. 16 Stanford (2-1, 0-1 Pac-12)
1:15 p.m. Saturday at Husky Stadium. TV: FOX

2014 results

Week 1
UW 17, Hawaii 16
Stanford 45, UC Davis 0

Week 2
UW 59, Eastern Washington 52
USC 13, Stanford 10

Week 3
UW 44, Illinois 19
Stanford 35, Army 0

Week 4
UW 45, Georgia State 14
Stanford: bye

Noteworthy: Washington senior nose tackle Danny Shelton (with seven) and senior end Hau’oli Kikaha (six) ranked first and second in the nation in sacks. The Huskies, as you’d expect, are No. 1 in the nation in sacks with 19 through four games (one ahead of North Texas).

Shelton is also tied for the national lead with 9.5 tackles for loss and Kikaha is tied for fourth with 7.5. Shelton’s 39 tackles lead the Huskies and is second-most in the Pac-12 (he had 59 in 13 games last season). Shaq Thompson is second on the team with 28 tackles.

The Huskies are also tied for the national lead with a plus-eight turnover margin.

TEAM STATISTICS
Pac-12 rankings (national rank in parenthesis)

Scoring offense
6. UW, 41.3 (24)
10. Stanford, 30.0 (75)

Rushing offense
2. UW, 239.3 (28)
9. Stanford, 158.7 (75)

Passing offense
10. Stanford, 271.0 (43)
12. UW, 178.8 (106)

Total offense
11. Stanford, 429.7 (69)
12. UW, 418.0 (76)

Turnover margin
1. UW, plus-8 (9 takeaways; one giveaway)
9. Stanford, minus-1 (five takeaways; six giveaways)

Scoring defense
1. Stanford, 4.3 (1)
8. UW, 25.3 (72)

Rushing defense
3. UW, 113.8 (31)
8. Stanford, 138.3 (56)

Passing defense
1. Stanford, 66.0 (1)
9. UW, 291.5 (110)

Total defense
1. Stanford, 204.3 (1)
7. UW, 405.3 (83)

Red zone offense
1. UW, 100 percent (14 TD, 5 FG in 19 trips)
12. Stanford, 57.1 percent (6 TD, 2 FG in 14 trips)

Red zone defense
1. Stanford, 66.7 percent (1 TD, 1 FG in opponents’ 3 trips)
8. UW, 84.7 percent (6 TD, 5 FG in opponents’ 13 trips)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing
6. Lavon Coleman, UW, 71.5 yards per game (286 yards on 65 carries, 1 TD)
15. Barry Sanders, Stanford, 47.3 yards per game (142 yards on 18 carries)
16. Dwayne Washington, UW, 46.8 yards per game (187 yards on 45 carries, 3 TD)

Quarterback rating
4. Kevin Hogan, Stanford, 181.5 rating: 54 of 74 for 705 yards, 7 TD, 1 INT
9. Cyler Miles, UW, 153.0 rating: 48 of 71 for 525 yards, 5 TD, 0 INT

Receiving
8. Ty Montgomery, Stanford, 82.0 yards per game (22 catches for 246 yards, 2 TD)
12. John Ross, UW, 74.7 yards per game (6 catches for 224 yards, 3 TD)
20. Austin Hooper, Stanford, 56.7 yards per game (12 catches for 170 yards, 1 TD)

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