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.
NEBRASKA

3-6 (1-5)

OHIO STATE

7-1 (5-0)

Stat Rank Stat Rank
Rushing offense 203.4 27 201.9 30
Passing offense 266.7 35 346.2 6
Pass efficiency 152.44 29 183.34 3
Total offense 470.1 16 548.1 1
Scoring offense 29.9 53 47.2 1
Rushing defense 137.2 49 106.9 16
Pass defense 211.2 49 247.1 93
Pass eff. defense 124.99 43 123.20 37
Total defense 348.4 44 354.0 49
Scoring defense 20.3 27 19.2 20
Net punting 36.44 109 40.79 47
Punt returns 2.78 125 4.86 109
Kickoff returns 16.00 121 29.69 6
Turnover margin -0.33 95 1.00 9
Tackles for loss 5.9 39 6.0 33
Sacks 1.67 99 3.62 6
Sacks allowed 2.44 86 1.12 13
Third-down conversion 0.435 42 0.543 3
Third-down defense 0.368 47 0.433 100
Fourth-down conversion 0.556 53 0.455 87
Fourth-down defense 0.357 21 0.429 34
Red zone offense 0.786 98 0.943 7
Red zone defense 0.875 90 0.833 66
First downs offense 201 14 206 11
First downs defense 171 76 170 72
Fewest penalties 5.33 32 6.75 84
Fewest penalty yards 43.56 26 64.25 100
Time of possession 30:27 45 27:40 111
Power index* 8.9 29 24.8 3
Efficiency: Offense* 60.3 42 92.7 1
Efficiency: Defense* 66.4 27 62.7 42
Efficiency: Spec. Teams* 32.9 123 53.0 59
Efficiency: Overall* 63.2 45 86.3 3
Schedule strength* 12 12 74 74
*ESPN FPI analytics. Schedule strength does not include future opponents.

 

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