2021 Nebraska-Iowa football stats matchup

Category: Football
Here’s how the Cornhuskers and Hawkeyes match up statistically entering their Nov. 26th game in Lincoln. Average national ranking in categories listed: Nebraska 59.6, Iowa 55.4.

3-8 (1-7)


9-2 (6-2)

Rushing offense185.943115.3113
Passing offense272.623177.9113
Pass efficiency149.1038115.76110
Total offense458.517293.2124
Scoring offense28.56425.590
Rushing defense143.456103.612
Pass defense222.857211.037
Pass eff. defense127.3446104.324
Total defense366.256314.612
Scoring defense22.23816.99
Net punting36.5510841.4326
Punt returns2.701278.2965
Kickoff returns15.5812326.0715
Turnover margin-0.36961.092
Tackles for loss4.9864.698
Sacks allowed2.45852.6494
Third-down conversion0.408620.333115
Third-down defense0.379570.35836
Fourth-down conversion0.524690.385112
Fourth-down defense0.31650.42934
Red zone offense0.7601100.78496
Red zone defense0.867920.87598
First downs offense24249179122
First downs defense2114918815
Fewest penalties5.27334.003
Fewest penalty yards44.553035.455
Time of possession30:195030:1949
Power index*8.9289.126
Efficiency: Offense*63.03731.1104
Efficiency: Defense*67.62281.65
Efficiency: Spec. Teams*29.712669.96
Efficiency: Overall*64.93666.532
Schedule strength*444848
*ESPN FPI analytics. Schedule strength does not include future opponents.
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