2021 Nebraska-Minnesota football stats matchup

Category: Football
Here’s how the Cornhuskers and Golden Gophers match up statistically entering their Oct. 16th game in Minneapolis. Average national ranking in categories listed: Nebraska 54.3, Minnesota 50.19.

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3-2 (1-1)

Rushing offense223.618192.439
Passing offense270.038141.8124
Pass efficiency161.7018130.0688
Total offense493.613334.2110
Scoring offense31.94824.495
Rushing defense133.95677.05
Pass defense207.743230.871
Pass eff. defense117.4934124.8751
Total defense341.642307.821
Scoring defense17.92319.629
Net punting35.0812141.0944
Punt returns1.1412610.0043
Kickoff returns15.0012022.1146
Turnover margin-0.14810.6034
Tackles for loss5.9625.480
Sacks allowed2.711021.6033
Third-down conversion0.451350.44838
Third-down defense0.374650.31823
Fourth-down conversion0.625430.66733
Fourth-down defense0.20040.50053
Red zone offense0.788970.93815
Red zone defense0.889960.77840
First downs offense163190124
First downs defense125888312
Fewest penalties5.86534.8017
Fewest penalty yards47.003951.0052
Time of possession32:581333:546
Efficiency: Offense*66.93046.673
Efficiency: Defense*72.12058.550
Efficiency: Spec. Teams*24.012755.056
Efficiency: Overall*68.82954.162
Schedule strength*#6#45
*ESPN FPI analytics. Schedule strength does not include future opponents.

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