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BOZICH: Louisville-Rutgers Football By The Numbers

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A final look at the Louisville-Rutgers football game by the numbers. A final look at the Louisville-Rutgers football game by the numbers.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The ESPN television production crew is huddled in the Papa John's Cardinal Stadium press box, finalizing its plans to televise the Rutgers-Louisville game, which kicks-off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Time for a final look at this game by the numbers:

Opening point spread: Louisville by 16-1/2.

Current point spread: Louisville by 19.

Number of NFL scouts listed on seating chart: 26, including three representatives of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Number of Canadian Football League scouts listed on seating chart: 1, Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Points U of L received in latest AP Top 25 poll: 1,051, good for 8th.

Points Rutgers received in latest AP Top 25 poll: 2, good for 34th.

Number of weeks U of L has been in the Top 25: 7.

Number of weeks Rutgers has been in the Top 25: 0.

Louisville's spot in The American's pre-season media poll: First.

Rutgers' spot in The American's pre-season media poll: Third, behind U of L and Cincinnati.

Number of points Louisville has allowed in the first half:  3.

Number of points Rutgers has allowed in first half: 48.

Number of Florida high school players on U of L roster: 39.

Number of Florida high school players on Rutgers' roster: 14.

BCS Bowl record of Louisville: 2-0.

BCS Bowl record of Rutgers: 0-0.

Louisville average home attendance this season: 53,522.

Rutgers average home attendance this season: 49,561.

TD passes thrown by U of L quarterback Teddy Bridgewater: 16.

TD passes thrown by Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova: 13.

Interceptions thrown by Bridgewater: 1 in 145 passing attempts.

Interceptions thrown by Nova: 4 in 142 attempts.

U of L's leading receiver: DeVante Parker, 21 catches, six touchdowns. but questionable.

Rutgers' leading receiver: Brandon Coleman, 15 catchers, two touchdowns.

Number of Louisville players in the NFL: 14.

Number of Rutgers' players in NFL: 27.

Louisville's NFL kingpin: Elvis Dumervil, Baltimore Ravens.

Rutgers' NFL kingpin: Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens.

Number of overtime games Louisville has played: 0.

Number of overtime games Rutgers has played: 2.

Number of times Louisville has scored 50 or more: 1.

Numbers of times Rutgers has scored 50 or more: 2.

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