2021 Nebraska-Ohio State football stats matchup

Category: Football
Here’s how the Cornhuskers and Buckeyes match up statistically entering their Nov. 6th game in Lincoln. Average national ranking in categories listed: Nebraska 54.9, Ohio State 39.3.

3-6 (1-5)


7-1 (5-0)

Rushing offense203.427201.930
Passing offense266.735346.26
Pass efficiency152.4429183.343
Total offense470.116548.11
Scoring offense29.95347.21
Rushing defense137.249106.916
Pass defense211.249247.193
Pass eff. defense124.9943123.2037
Total defense348.444354.049
Scoring defense20.32719.220
Net punting36.4410940.7947
Punt returns2.781254.86109
Kickoff returns16.0012129.696
Turnover margin-0.33951.009
Tackles for loss5.9396.033
Sacks allowed2.44861.1213
Third-down conversion0.435420.5433
Third-down defense0.368470.433100
Fourth-down conversion0.556530.45587
Fourth-down defense0.357210.42934
Red zone offense0.786980.9437
Red zone defense0.875900.83366
First downs offense2011420611
First downs defense1717617072
Fewest penalties5.33326.7584
Fewest penalty yards43.562664.25100
Time of possession30:274527:40111
Power index*8.92924.83
Efficiency: Offense*60.34292.71
Efficiency: Defense*66.42762.742
Efficiency: Spec. Teams*32.912353.059
Efficiency: Overall*63.24586.33
Schedule strength*12127474
*ESPN FPI analytics. Schedule strength does not include future opponents.


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