Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, November 1, 2015

Week 9 was a light one, with just five games on the slate, but it was a productive one.

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Iowa dropped Maryland to move to 8-0 and keep itself in the playoff equation, while Michigan and Penn State got much-needed wins if they want to be a factor in the Big Ten East race.

As is the case every week, there were also several head-turning stats compiled Saturday. And our research team (@BTNStatsGuys) is all over them throughout the seasons.

See some of its Week 9 nuggets below: