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By the numbers

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Following each game, PowerMizzou.com will break down some of the key numbers that played a central point in deciding the match-up's outcome. Today, we take a look at Missouri's 50-6 win over McNeese State.
4 The number of carries it took Henry Josey to get to 100 yards, and three touchdowns, against McNeese State.
15.25 Yards, per carry, Josey is averaging through eight college hand-offs.
66 Percent of carries that went to freshmen against McNeese State. Josey, Marcus Murphy and James Franklin carried the ball 20 times.
90 Percent of rushing yards that came from the three freshmen. Josey, Murphy and Franklin combined for 173 rushing yards.
2 Number of career interceptions by Kenji Jackson before the 2010 season.
2 Number of interceptions in two 2010 games by Jackson.
15 Consecutive completions by Blaine Gabbert to start the game. Missouri's record is 20, set by Chase Daniel against Buffalo in 2008.
83.9 Completion percentage of Gabbert against McNeese State, on 26-of-31 passing. He narrowly edged out Daniel's record of 89.2 percent.
11:53 Minutes and seconds remaining in the third quarter when Gabbert threw his first, and only, touchdown pass. Missouri's first four touchdowns were all on the ground.
5 Consecutive home-opening wins by Missouri.
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