2019 Nebraska-Northern Illinois stats matchup

Category: Football
Here’s how the Cornhuskers and Huskies match up statistically entering their Sept. 14th game in Lincoln.
 

NEBRASKA

1-1 (0-0)

 NORTHERN
ILLINOIS 

1-1 (0-0)

Avg. Rank Avg. Rank
Rushing offense 138.5 88 78.5 121
Passing offense 234.0 65 267.0 46
Pass efficiency 147.73 51 143.37 59
Total offense 372.5 88 345.5 96
Scoring offense 33.0 57 20.5 98
Rushing defense 86.0 26 122.0 53
Pass defense 303.0 114 200.5 58
Pass eff. defense 135.66 86 129.97 72
Total defense 389.0 82 322.5 49
Scoring defense 27.5 82 22.5 58
Net punting 43.64 23 42.79 30
Punt returns 20.00 11 6.00 73
Kickoff returns 25.67 25 21.00 56
Turnover margin 0.50 39 0.00 54
Tackles for loss 9.5 14 7.0 38
Sacks 3.50 17 0.50 121
Sacks allowed 4.00 122 3.50 115
Third-down conversion 0.367 86 0.185 125
Third-down defense 0.382 75 0.240 14
Fourth-down conversion 0.667 38 0.333 82
Fourth-down defense 0.667 93 0.250 38
Red zone offense 0.833 68 0.500 119
Red zone defense 0.875 76 1.000 90
First downs offense 34 97 31 109
First downs defense 41 75 33 44
Fewest penalties 7.50 92 7.00 82
Fewest penalty yards 64.50 92 68.00 100
Time of possession 27:35 106 31:05 47
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