Here’s how the Cornhuskers and Wolverines match up statistically entering their Nov. 12 game in Ann Arbor. Average national ranking in categories listed: Nebraska 84.4, Michigan 20.4.
NEBRASKA

3-6 (2-4)

MICHIGAN

9-0 (6-0)

Stat Rank Stat Rank
Rushing offense 143.2 74 250.0 4
Passing offense 243.9 60 215.7 93
Pass efficiency 133.20 76 154.08 25
Total offense 387.1 73 465.7 21
Scoring offense 25.6 86 42.2 5
Rushing defense 182.9 108 72.4 1
Pass defense 258.1 101 170.0 9
Pass eff. defense 131.52 74 99.87 2
Total defense 441.0 113 242.4 2
Scoring defense 29.4 91 12.1 3
Net punting 40.02 39 42.17 11
Punt returns 16.50 7 8.78 48
Kickoff returns 18.06 102 17.43 113
Turnover margin -0.78 113 0.67 26
Tackles for loss 5.0 98 6.3 41
Sacks 1.67 95 3.22 10
Sacks allowed 2.83 103 1.11 20
Third-down conversion 0.408 54 0.491 15
Third-down defense 0.419 96 0.294 10
Fourth-down conversion 0.333 115 0.900 1
Fourth-down defense 0.700 120 0.304 11
Red zone offense 0.852 55 0.941 6
Red zone defense 0.879 100 0.750 18
First downs offense 180 83 223 19
First downs defense 210 108 119 2
Fewest penalties 5.89 52 4.44 12
Fewest penalty yards 47.22 38 36.11 9
Time of possession 26:53 122 35:04 3
Power index* -2.1 75 23.5 4
Efficiency: Offense* 39.7 88 82.5 12
Efficiency: Defense* 36.9 105 82.6 7
Efficiency: Spec. Teams* 53.1 57 53.6 55
Efficiency: Overall* 36.2 99 87.9 4
Schedule strength* 88 88 73 73
*ESPN FPI analytics. Schedule strength does not include future opponents.
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