2018 Nebraska-Northwestern stats matchup

Categories: 2018 Football
Here’s how the Cornhuskers and Wildcats match up statistically entering their Oct. 13th game in Evanston.



0-5 (0-3)


2-3 (2-1)


Rushing offense185.05877.4127
Passing offense247.258293.822
Pass efficiency131.8875118.59107
Total offense432.247371.295
Scoring offense21.811423.6106
Rushing defense206.0109133.046
Pass defense231.677255.2102
Pass eff. defense130.5863134.0777
Total defense437.6105388.272
Scoring defense39.212025.260
Net punting34.0410837.2974
Punt returns0.571265.7997
Kickoff returns18.1910322.1152
Turnover margin-1.20122-0.4093
Tackles for loss6.0645.8 75
Sacks2.60 401.60 93
Sacks allowed2.60 882.60 88
Third-down conversion0.3171220.38874
Third-down defense0.411850.35145
Fourth-down conversion0.1111290.308119
Fourth-down defense0.571750.2229
Red zone offense0.857610.722121
Red zone defense0.9171030.929109
First downs offense1166711078
First downs defense113709333
Fewest penalties10.401283.202
Fewest penalty yards97.4012934.206
Time of possession27:0411429:1381


• Click on column headers to sort

• Cumulative stats: Nebraska | Northwestern

• More pregame info: HuskerMax game page

• Previous 2018 stats matchups: Wisconsin | Purdue | Michigan