2020 Nebraska-Purdue stats matchup

Categories: 2020 Football
Adrian Martinez
Here’s how the Cornhuskers and Boilermakers match up statistically entering their Dec. 5th game in West Lafayette. Average national ranking in categories listed: Nebraska 85.07, Purdue 71.25.

 

NEBRASKA

1-4 (1-4)

PURDUE

2-3 (2-3)

Avg. Rank Avg. Rank
Rushing offense 187.6 46 97.8 122
Passing offense 180.4 106 304.0 19
Pass efficiency 115.15 107 141.25 47
Total offense 368.0 89 401.8 60
Scoring offense 20.6 107 27.2 76
Rushing defense 204.4 103 151.6 54
Pass defense 219.8 46 254.4 89
Pass eff. defense 137.41 64 142.39 81
Total defense 424.2 78 406.0 63
Scoring defense 32.6 91 28.4 61
Net punting 34.43 117 36.10 99
Punt returns 7.71 59 4.00 96
Kickoff returns 18.44 85 17.81 92
Turnover margin -1.20 116 0.20 56
Tackles for loss 6.0 66 5.4 91
Sacks 1.60 96 0.80 122
Sacks allowed 2.20 67 1.80 42
Third-down conversion 0.323 116 0.403 68
Third-down defense 0.494 114 0.452 97
Fourth-down conversion 0.600 50 0.625 41
Fourth-down defense 0.800 120 0.500 37
Red zone offense 0.857 45 0.720 111
Red zone defense 0.852 74 0.769 30
First downs offense 107 86 117 80
First downs defense 119 52 112 43
Fewest penalties 6.60 85 6.20 72
Fewest penalty yards 58.00 82 46.60 43
Time of possession 26:25 115 27:53 103

 

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