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Jack Freifelder | NCAA.com | September 6, 2016

Week 1 by the numbers

  Pittsburgh Panthers running back James Conner (24) returned to the field on Saturday. Pitt won 28-7.

At the end of a busy weekend in the world of college football, fans — both casual and fanatical — are normally left inundated by a flood of figures, numbers and stats.

Wading through the mess can be daunting for some, but those who are more versed in the topic view College Football Saturday like it's Christmas. Each game brings its own chance for excitement, and some fans sit on edge with sheer delight at the potential for a memorable moment.

Statistics are the lifeblood of sports but making them a bit easier to digest could help.

That said, here's a look at some of the numbers to know from the the week that brought the kickoff of college football.

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