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Nonstop Offense: Seconds Per Play

Following up on the previous article on offensive tempo, below are the national offensive tempo rankings in terms of average seconds per play. The teams are listed in order from quickest to slowest. 

Offensive Tempo (seconds per play)
Oregon 19.920
Houston 20.781
Troy 21.479
Oklahoma 22.316
Tulsa 22.819
Missouri 22.936
Northwestern 23.446
Indiana 23.456
Southern Mississippi 23.791
Kansas State 23.804
Central Michigan 24.140
Illinois 24.360
Texas Tech 24.577
Western Michigan 24.589
Florida Atlantic 24.593
Kansas 24.644
Colorado 24.649
Florida International 24.654
Purdue 24.693
Rice 24.714
Akron 24.767
San Diego State 24.813
North Texas 24.972
Michigan 25.177
Middle Tennessee 25.313
UCF 25.318
Virginia 25.431
Louisiana Tech 25.503
South Florida 25.550
Eastern Michigan 25.581
Maryland 25.594
Nevada 25.781
Boise State 25.785
New Mexico State 25.813
Kent State 25.857
BYU 25.875
Texas A&M 25.909
Cincinnati 26.000
Air Force 26.128
Duke 26.160
LSU 26.214
Baylor 26.223
Memphis 26.250
Temple 26.253
Kentucky 26.270
Bowling Green 26.300
New Mexico 26.348
Iowa State 26.403
Auburn 26.453
Utah State 26.495
Miami (Ohio) 26.529
Wyoming 26.640
Oregon State 26.662
Washington 26.745
Wake Forest 26.758
UCLA 26.761
Michigan State 26.787
TCU 26.872
South Carolina 26.886
East Carolina 26.897
Toledo 26.914
Buffalo 26.952
California 27.104
Marshall 27.126
Syracuse 27.133
Louisville 27.147
Texas 27.174
UNLV 27.267
Tulane 27.267
Oklahoma State 27.290
Arkansas 27.309
Miami (Florida) 27.311
Clemson 27.338
Notre Dame 27.362
USC 27.362
Arizona State 27.368
Idaho 27.417
Fresno State 27.497
Louisiana-Lafayette 27.553
North Carolina 27.573
Wisconsin 27.574
Minnesota 27.597
Mississippi State 27.677
Utah 27.728
UTEP 27.745
Mississippi 27.775
Arizona 27.794
Boston College 27.891
Connecticut 27.898
Stanford 27.910
San Jose State 27.920
Ohio 27.930
Washington State 27.988
North Carolina State 28.013
Penn State 28.017
Ball State 28.091
Pittsburgh 28.123
Western Kentucky 28.144
SMU 28.301
Colorado State 28.303
Rutgers 28.556
West Virginia 28.588
Hawai'i 28.615
Tennessee 28.640
Florida State 28.655
Nebraska 28.885
UAB 29.056
Louisiana-Monroe 29.080
Iowa 29.156
Florida 29.367
Vanderbilt 29.369
Virginia Tech 29.509
Army 29.668
Georgia 29.707
Alabama 29.898
Arkansas State 29.958
Georgia Tech 30.222
Ohio State 30.467
Navy 30.640
Northern Illinois 31.074

Median 26.905
Average 26.712