Here’s how the Cornhuskers and Hawkeyes match up statistically entering their Nov. 24 game in Lincoln. Average national ranking in categories listed: Nebraska 63.9, Iowa 53.8.

5-6 (3-5)


9-2 (6-2)

Rushing offense186.126119.3105
Passing offense131.1126126.1127
Pass efficiency104.2412899.70129
Total offense317.2113245.4130
Scoring offense18.711818.5121
Rushing defense86.55108.418
Pass defense221.258173.010
Pass eff. defense122.023198.364
Total defense307.715281.47
Scoring defense18.71912.43
Net punting37.718844.881
Punt returns3.0011910.4040
Kickoff returns22.332922.8023
Turnover margin-1.36129-0.2791
Tackles for loss6.6245.459
Sacks allowed2.45902.0970
Third-down conversion0.370860.308122
Third-down defense0.370510.31118
Fourth-down conversion0.500650.66714
Fourth-down defense0.364180.52469
Red zone offense0.6901250.86254
Red zone defense0.848790.7086
First downs offense188110149129
First downs defense1851718216
Fewest penalties5.00303.364
Fewest penalty yards42.552230.555
Time of possession31:083628:4297
Power index*0.8626.537
Efficiency: Offense*30.910918.5126
Efficiency: Defense*75.91584.95
Efficiency: Spec. Teams*45.98764.613
Efficiency: Overall*54.75561.543
Schedule strength*71714141
*ESPN FPI analytics. Schedule strength does not include future opponents.
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