2017 Nebraska-Northwestern stats matchup

NEBRASKA
4-4 overall, 3-2 Big Ten
NORTHWESTERN
5-3 overall, 3-2 Big Ten
Avg. Rank Avg. Rank
Rushing offense 121.9 106 127.8 102
Passing offense 274.4 30 270.8 34
Pass efficiency 126.45 79 124.17 85
Total offense 396.3 65 398.5 63
Scoring offense 25.8 T-83 27.6 70
Rushing defense 170.0 70 118.0 17
Pass defense 221.4 67 270.8 119
Pass eff. defense 136.23 90 127.98 69
Total defense 391.4 65 388.8 62
Scoring defense 30.0 86 24.3 48
Net punting 38.87 46 39.86 31
Punt returns 7.00 70 5.38 90
Kickoff returns 23.58 29 17.50 T-113
Turnover margin -0.50 T-98 -0.50 98
Tackles for loss 3.8 T-125 7.3 T-24
Sacks 1.38 T-107 2.00 T-63
Sacks allowed 1.50 T-37 3.00 T-114
Third-down conversion 0.393 68 0.365 91
Third-down defense 0.436 T-101 0.420 89
Fourth-down conversion 0.533 63 0.609 35
Fourth-down defense 0.400 T-26 0.308 T-14
Red zone offense 0.774 T-100 0.938 11
Red zone defense 0.818 55 0.758 25
First downs offense 162 75 186 T-25
First downs defense 174 T-87 171 81
Fewest penalties 6.50 73 5.13 T-26
Fewest penalty yards 62.25 91 50.25 50
Time of possession 30:58 41 29:46 71

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