2019 Nebraska-Northwestern stats matchup

Categories: 2019 Football
Here’s how the Cornhuskers and Wildcats match up statistically entering their Oct. 5th game in Lincoln.
NEBRASKA

3-2 (1-1)

NORTHWESTERN

1-3 (0-2)

Avg. Rank Avg. Rank
Rushing offense 209.0 33 151.3 77
Passing offense 226.0 76 141.5 121
Pass efficiency 142.00 61 77.80 130
Total offense 435.0 47 292.8 126
Scoring offense 31.8 58 15.5 128
Rushing defense 167.0 88 145.3 60
Pass defense 234.4 76 173.5 18
Pass eff. defense 123.89 51 121.30 43
Total defense 401.4 77 318.8 31
Scoring defense 29.8 93 21.5 43
Net punting 41.96 20 37.00 84
Punt returns 10.78 42 10.20 46
Kickoff returns 20.50 75 22.50 44
Turnover margin -0.80 107 -0.75 104
Tackles for loss 8.2 14 5.0 98
Sacks 3.00 20 2.50 46
Sacks allowed 2.80 101 2.75 97
Third-down conversion 0.432 44 0.338 110
Third-down defense 0.367 61 0.361 58
Fourth-down conversion 0.625 42 0.400 94
Fourth-down defense 0.400 41 0.500 59
Red zone offense 0.667 119 0.714 114
Red zone defense 0.900 108 0.727 18
First downs offense 103 45 79 106
First downs defense 106 106 70 22
Fewest penalties 6.40 67 5.75 42
Fewest penalty yards 54.20 58 48.25 33
Time of possession 27:28 110 28:42 91

 

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