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Cheez-It Bowl: By the numbers

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Oklahoma State defensive tackle Cameron Murray, right, tackles Baylor running back Trestan Ebner in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Waco, Texas, in the first half. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald, pool)

The Pokes are set to invade Orlando for the 2020 Cheez-It Bowl against Miami Tuesday. Here are 15 numbers to get you ready for the game.

19: All-time Florida based bowl games featuring Miami. 

6: Miami appearances in this same bowl game that has changed names several times over the years. 

1991: The last and only prior meeting between OSU and Miami.

26: Total touchdowns scored by Miami quarterback D’Eriq King this season.

2: Australia native punters on both rosters (OSU’s Tom Hutton and Miami’s Lou Hedley).

Ryan Novozinsky and Adam Engel rank various Cheez-It flavors ahead of OSU's game in the Cheez-It bowl

8-2: Miami’s record entering the Cheez-It Bowl. Clemson and North Carolina are the only teams that have beaten the Hurricanes. 

4: Cowboys that have rushed for at least 100 yards in a game this season. 

 

0: Rushing yards lost by OSU running back Dezmon Jackson. Jackson is the only FBS player to record more than 500 rushing yards without losing a single yard this season.

15: Consecutive bowl game appearances for OSU.

30: Total combined tackles for loss that Miami will be without in the Cheez-It bowl. The defensive end pair of Jaelan Phillips and Quincy Roche have announced that they will forgo this game and prepare for the 2021 NFL Draft. 

3: Games, this season, in which Miami’s D’Eriq King threw for more than 300 yards. 

57 yards: Career-long field goal distance by Miami’s Jose Borregales. Borregales was recently named one of three finalists for the 2020 Lou Groza Award. The award is annually presented to the most outstanding collegiate kicker. 

1921: Year in which Cheez-It crackers were established.

4: Fumbles forced (this season) by Hurricanes safety Bubba Bolden. 

16 yards: Average per reception by Miami tight end Brevin Jordan. He has also found the endzone five times in seven games. 

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