2020 Nebraska-Rutgers stats matchup

Categories: 2020 Football
Here’s how the Cornhuskers and Scarlet Knights match up statistically entering their Dec. 18th game in Piscataway. Average national ranking in categories listed: Nebraska 80.1, Rutgers 71.9.

NEBRASKA

2-5 (2-5)

RUTGERS

3-5 (3-5)

Avg. Rank Avg. Rank
Rushing offense 178.0 52 139.2 90
Passing offense 180.9 106 210.8 82
Pass efficiency 118.18 100 122.05 89
Total offense 358.9 96 350.0 102
Scoring offense 22.4 105 27.4 72
Rushing defense 175.1 76 184.0 87
Pass defense 230.6 64 244.2 80
Pass eff. defense 137.71 67 151.44 106
Total defense 405.7 66 428.2 84
Scoring defense 30.6 76 32.6 92
Net punting 34.27 115 42.14 10
Punt returns 13.33 15 9.78 33
Kickoff returns 19.00 86 23.46 26
Turnover margin -1.14 121 1.00 11
Tackles for loss 6.4 51 7.4 27
Sacks 1.57 99 2.12 67
Sacks allowed 1.86 42 2.38 78
Third-down conversion 0.333 107 0.359 101
Third-down defense 0.437 92 0.365 30
Fourth-down conversion 0.545 64 0.450 94
Fourth-down defense 0.647 97 0.571 70
Red zone offense 0.871 36 0.885 28
Red zone defense 0.853 76 0.912 115
First downs offense 144 82 162 69
First downs defense 157 59 186 74
Fewest penalties 6.43 85 7.75 110
Fewest penalty yards 61.29 95 64.50 103
Time of possession 27:09 112 29:08 82

 

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