Here’s how the Cornhuskers and Terrapins match up statistically entering their Nov. 11 game in Lincoln. Average national ranking in categories listed: Nebraska 63.9, Maryland 53.4.

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Rushing offense185.432116.9108
Passing offense131.9126280.827
Pass efficiency107.50125140.5652
Total offense317.3113397.757
Scoring offense19.911530.746
Rushing defense77.23114.726
Pass defense221.151232.973
Pass eff. defense120.8129131.8266
Total defense298.316347.643
Scoring defense18.82223.851
Net punting38.487740.5830
Punt returns2.671208.5065
Kickoff returns23.232719.8968
Turnover margin-1.331280.1155
Tackles for loss6.7245.675
Sacks allowed2.67992.2275
Third-down conversion0.377790.44429
Third-down defense0.348330.34732
Fourth-down conversion0.500610.7505
Fourth-down defense0.412380.650110
Red zone offense0.6801270.85757
Red zone defense0.880990.86184
First downs offense15111519841
First downs defense1471219090
Fewest penalties5.22314.8922
Fewest penalty yards44.333052.5670
Time of possession31:084128:19105
Power index*0.8606.140
Efficiency: Offense*31.010863.830
Efficiency: Defense*76.22152.359
Efficiency: Spec. Teams*49.97155.649
Efficiency: Overall*55.65461.245
Schedule strength*72721515
*ESPN FPI analytics. Schedule strength does not include future opponents.
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