Numbers carefully and lovingly culled to be submitted without comment. Topic is self explanatory:
Maryland, first half: 126 yards on 44 plays
Maryland, second half: 142 yards on 31 plays
Eastern Washington, first half: 169 yards on 42 plays
Eastern Washington, second half: 65 yards on 24 plays
Minnesota, first half: 91 yards on 22 plays
Minnesota, second half: 163 yards on 30 plays
Oregon, first half: 299 yards on 41 plays
Oregon, second half: 225 yards on 53 plays
USC, first half: 261 yards on 41 plays
USC, second half: 170 yards on 33 plays
UCLA, first half: 299 yards on 30 plays
UCLA, second half: 166 yards on 35 plays
Wazzu, first half: 290 yards on 40 plays
Wazzu, second half: 131 yards on 33 plays.
Numbers are slightly, but not emphatically SIC. Best way I could figure out to come up with the data was to just trawl the espn play by play, but they are treacherous and sometimes lie. But I think the general point, whatever that is, still comes across.