Single Game Defense

Fewest Allowed

Fewest Rushing Attempts

17 vs. Dayton 1961
19 vs. Xavier 1954
21 vs. Marshall 2004
21 vs. UAB 1997
21 vs. North Texas State 1966
22 vs. Hawaii 2002
22 vs. Long Beach State 1982
22 vs. Louisville 1981
Fewest Rushing Yards

-46 vs. Kansas 1997
-37 vs. Wichita State 1974
-20 vs. Northwestern Louisiana 1977
-19 vs. Northeast Louisiana 1996
-17 vs. Louisville 1968
-16 vs. SW Louisiana 1975
-14 vs. Louisville 1981
-14 vs. Wichita State 1965
Fewest Passing Attempts

1 vs. Boston College 1964
2 vs. Louisville 1953
3 vs. Miami (O.) 1971
3 vs. Wichita State 1955
3 vs. Miami (O.) 1957
Fewest Pass Completions

0 vs. Louisville 1974
0 vs. Ohio 1973
0 vs. Boston College 1964
0 vs. Indiana 1963
0 vs. Ohio 1949
Fewest Passing Yards

-1 vs. Xavier 1971
0 vs. Louisville 1974
0 vs. Ohio 1973
0 vs. Boston College 1964
0 vs. Indiana 1963
0 vs. Ohio 1949
Fewest Yards Total Defense

18 vs. Southwestern Louisiana 1973
22 vs. Ohio 1950
32 vs. Xavier 1954
53 vs. Kansas 1997
70 vs. Louisville 1976


Most Allowed

Most Points

81 vs. Penn State 1991
71 vs. Houston 1968
71 vs. Ohio Wesleyan 1928
70 vs. Louisville 2004
70 vs. Florida State 1990
69 vs. West Virginia 1989
Most Rushing Attempts

86 vs. West Virginia 1969
79 vs. Houston 1974
79 vs. Miami (O.) 1972
76 vs. Miami (O.) 1967
74 vs. Miami (O.) 1968
Most Rushing Yards

539  vs. Northern Illinois 1989
500 vs. East Carolina 1987
484 vs. Penn State 1991
483 vs. West Virginia 1969
473 vs. Colorado 1972
Most Passing Attempts

67 vs. Louisville 1997
66 vs. Houston 1993
62 vs. East Carolina 1997
58 vs. North Texas State 1970
55 vs. Tulsa 1965
Most Passing Completions

37 vs. East Carolina 1997
36 vs. Houston 1992
33 vs. Louisville 1997
32 vs. Tulsa 1965
32 vs. Louisville 1999
Most Passing Yards

460 vs. Louisville 1998
451 vs. Tulsa 1965
433 vs. North Texas State 1968
424 vs. Miami (Fla.) 1984
416 vs. Miami (O.) 2004
415 vs. Temple 2003
Most Yards Total Defense

742 vs. Louisville 1998
706 vs. Penn State 1991
696 vs. Houston 1968
662 vs. Iowa 1990
630 vs. Memphis 1984
Most Passes Intercepted

7 vs. Kansas State 1951
6 vs. North Texas State 1966
6 vs. Texas Western 1951
6 vs. Mississippi State 1949
5 on 4 occasions
Most Interception Return Yards

162 vs. Dayton 1956
138 vs. Texas Western 1951
123 vs. Memphis 1998
117 vs. Memphis 1995
108 vs. Kansas State 1951
Most Turnovers Forced

8 vs. Rice 1974
7 vs. Memphis 2000
7 vs. East Carolina 1990
7 vs. Rutgers 1983