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.

 

NEBRASKA

0-5 (0-3)

N’WESTERN

2-3 (2-1)

Avg. Rank Avg. Rank

Rushing offense 185.0 58 77.4 127
Passing offense 247.2 58 293.8 22
Pass efficiency 131.88 75 118.59 107
Total offense 432.2 47 371.2 95
Scoring offense 21.8 114 23.6 106
Rushing defense 206.0 109 133.0 46
Pass defense 231.6 77 255.2 102
Pass eff. defense 130.58 63 134.07 77
Total defense 437.6 105 388.2 72
Scoring defense 39.2 120 25.2 60
Net punting 34.04 108 37.29 74
Punt returns 0.57 126 5.79 97
Kickoff returns 18.19 103 22.11 52
Turnover margin -1.20 122 -0.40 93
Tackles for loss 6.0 64 5.8 75
Sacks 2.60 40 1.60 93
Sacks allowed 2.60 88 2.60 88
Third-down conversion 0.317 122 0.388 74
Third-down defense 0.411 85 0.351 45
Fourth-down conversion 0.111 129 0.308 119
Fourth-down defense 0.571 75 0.222 9
Red zone offense 0.857 61 0.722 121
Red zone defense 0.917 103 0.929 109
First downs offense 116 67 110 78
First downs defense 113 70 93 33
Fewest penalties 10.40 128 3.20 2
Fewest penalty yards 97.40 129 34.20 6
Time of possession 27:04 114 29:13 81

 

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• Cumulative stats: Nebraska | Northwestern

• More pregame info: HuskerMax game page

• Previous 2018 stats matchups: Wisconsin | Purdue | Michigan


 

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