2008 Nebraska football statistics



Overall Team Statistics


        2008 Nebraska Cornhuskers
    Nebraska Overall Team Statistics
               All games

TEAM STATISTICS            NU         OPP
-----------------------------------------
SCORING..........         460         371
 Avg. Per Game...        35.4        28.5
FIRST DOWNS......         295         228
 Rushing.........         113          83
 Passing.........         171         117
 Penalty.........          11          28
RUSHING YARDAGE..        2207        1514
 Yards gained....        2509        1895
 Yards lost......         302         381
 Attempts........         486         418
 Avg. Per Rush...         4.5         3.6
 Avg. Per Game...       169.8       116.5
 TDs Rushing.....          27          24
PASSING YARDAGE..        3653        3034
 Att-Comp-Int....  433-295-11  385-222-12
 Avg. Per Pass...         8.4         7.9
 Avg. Per Catch..        12.4        13.7
 Avg. Per Game...       281.0       233.4
 TDs Passing.....          27          19
TOTAL OFFENSE....        5860        4548
 Total Plays.....         919         803
 Avg. Per Play...         6.4         5.7
 Avg. Per Game...       450.8       349.8
KICK RETURNS-YDS.     57-1245     57-1364
PUNT RETURNS-YDS.      31-376      22-208
INT RETURNS-YDS..      12-202      11-249
KICK RETURN AVG..        21.8        23.9
PUNT RETURN AVG..        12.1         9.5
INT RETURN AVG...        16.8        22.6
FUMBLES-LOST.....       31-17        17-5
PENALTIES-Yards..      94-800      64-477
 Avg. Per Game...        61.5        36.7
PUNTS-Yards......     48-1850     66-2544
 Avg. Per Punt...        38.5        38.5
 Net punt average        32.1        31.6
POSS. TIME/Game..       34:01       25:59
3RD-DOWN Conv. ..      84/178      57/169
 3rd-Down Pct....         47%         34%
4TH-DOWN Conv. ..        5/13       10/21
 4th-Down Pct....         38%         48%
SACKS BY-Yards...      35-269      21-128
MISC YARDS.......           9           0
TOUCHDOWNS SCORED          58          49
FIELD GOALS-ATTS.       18-21       10-17
ON-SIDE KICKS....         0-1         1-1
RED-ZONE SCORES..   54-62 87%   37-49 76%
RED-ZONE TDs.....   42-62 68%   29-49 59%
PAT-ATTEMPTS.....   56-57 98%   45-49 92%
ATTENDANCE.......      680564      235899
 Games/Average...     8/85070     4/58975
 Neut. Site Games                 1/67282


SCORE BY
QUARTERS   1st  2nd  3rd  4th  OT   Total
---------  ---  ---  ---  ---  --     ---
Nebraska    98  126   81  155   0  -  460
Opponents  113  107   93   52   6  -  371


Overall Individual Statistics


RUSHING     GP-GS  Att Gain Loss  Net   Avg  TD Lng Avg/G
---------------------------------------------------------
R.Helu Jr.   13-2  125  839   36  803   6.4   7  57  61.8
M.Lucky     12-11  125  550   33  517   4.1   7  58  43.1
Q.Castille   13-1  106  505   38  467   4.4   6  58  35.9
J.Ganz      13-13   92  417  159  258   2.8   5  33  19.8
M.Mendoza     4-0   15  110    7  103   6.9   1  35  25.8
N.Swift     13-13    2   23    0   23  11.5   0  16   1.8
P.Witt        5-0    4   21    1   20   5.0   1  16   4.0
T.Peterson  13-13    2   18    0   18   9.0   0  16   1.4
Z.Lee         2-0    2   17    0   17   8.5   0  11   8.5
A.Henery     13-0    1    9    0    9   9.0   0   9   0.7
M.McNeill   13-12    1    0    0    0   0.0   0   0   0.0
N.Paul       13-3    1    0    6   -6  -6.0   0   0  -0.5
J.Wesch      13-0    1    0    9   -9  -9.0   0   0  -0.7
TEAM          5-0    9    0   13  -13  -1.4   0   0  -2.6
Total........  13  486 2509  302 2207   4.5  27  58 169.8
Opponents....  13  418 1895  381 1514   3.6  24  67 116.5


PASSING   G-GS   Effic Cmp-Att-Int   Pct  Yds  TD Lng Avg/G
------------------------------------------------------------
J.Ganz   13-13  153.62  285-420-11   67.9 3568  25  69 274.5
P.Witt     5-0  125.40     6-8-0     75.0   48   0  23   9.6
Z.Leec     2-0   71.00     1-2-0     50.0    5   0   5   2.5
M.Lucky  12-11  530.80     2-2-0    100.0   24   2  20   2.0
J.Wesch   13-0  167.20     1-1-0    100.0    8   0   8   0.6
Total.....  13  154.49  295-433-11   68.1 3653  27  69 281.0
Opponents   13  133.91  222-385-12   57.7 3034  19  68 233.4


RECEIVING        GP-GS  No.  Yds   Avg  TD Long Avg/G
-----------------------------------------------------
Swift, Nate      13-13   63  941  14.9  10   67  72.4
Peterson, Todd   13-13   62  786  12.7   4   36  60.5
McNeill, Mike    13-12   32  442  13.8   6   53  34.0
Holt, Menelik    12-4    30  355  11.8   1   25  29.6
Lucky, Marlon    12-11   26  288  11.1   1   69  24.0
Helu Jr., Roy    13-2    25  266  10.6   0   27  20.5
Paul, Niles      13-3    23  214   9.3   0   21  16.5
Young, Dreu      13-4     9  140  15.6   1   55  10.8
Castille, Q.     13-1     9  109  12.1   0   31   8.4
Teafatiller, H.  12-2     3   27   9.0   0   15   2.2
Hill, Ryan       13-0     3    9   3.0   1    6   0.7
Brooks, Chris    11-0     2   27  13.5   1   25   2.5
Gilleylen, C.    11-0     2   11   5.5   0    6   1.0
Mendoza, Marcus   4-0     2    7   3.5   0    7   1.8
Ganz, Joe        13-13    1   20  20.0   1   20   1.5
Cammack, Wes     13-0     1    5   5.0   0    5   0.4
Lawson, Thomas   11-0     1    4   4.0   0    4   0.4
Suh, Ndamukong   13-13    1    2   2.0   1    2   0.2
Total..........  13     295 3653  12.4  27   69 281.0
Opponents......  13     222 3034  13.7  19   68 233.4


PUNT RETURNS      No.  Yds   Avg TD Long
----------------------------------------
Swift, Nate        23  296  12.9  1   88
Paul, Niles         8   80  10.0  0   28
Total..........    31  376  12.1  1   88
Opponents......    22  208   9.5  0   33


INTERCEPTIONS     No.  Yds   Avg TD Long
----------------------------------------
Potter, Zach        2   11   5.5  0   11
Suh, Ndamukong      2   79  39.5  2   49
West, Anthony       2   26  13.0  0   26
Asante, Larry       1    0   0.0  0    0
Murillo, A.         1   57  57.0  0   57
Wortman, Tyler      1    8   8.0  0    8
Thenarse, R.        1    0   0.0  0    0
O'Hanlon, Matt      1   21  21.0  0   21
Lawrence, Blake     1    0   0.0  0    0
Total..........    12  202  16.8  2   57
Opponents......    11  249  22.6  3   63


KICK RETURNS      No.  Yds   Avg TD Long
----------------------------------------
Paul, Niles        41  969  23.6  1   85
Dennard, Alfonzo    8  150  18.8  0   31
Lawson, Thomas      3   31  10.3  0   20
Gilleylen, C.       2   48  24.0  0   26
Asante, Larry       2   31  15.5  0   20
Teafatiller, H.     1   16  16.0  0   16
Total..........    57 1245  21.8  1   85
Opponents......    57 1364  23.9  1   98


FUMBLE RETURNS    No.  Yds   Avg TD Long
----------------------------------------
Hagg, Eric          1    3   3.0  0    3
Murillo, A.         1   11  11.0  0   11
Total..........     2   14   7.0  0   11
Opponents......     5  150  30.0  2   58


                         |------ PATs -----|
SCORING        TD  FGs   Kick  Rush Rcv Pass  DXP Saf Pts
---------------------------------------------------------
Henery, Alex    0 18-21  56-57  0-0   0  0-0   0   0  110
Swift, Nate    11  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0   66
Lucky, Marlon   8  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0   48
Helu Jr., Roy   7  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0   42
McNeill, Mike   6  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0   36
Castille, Q.    6  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0   36
Ganz, Joe       6  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-1   0   0   36
Peterson, Todd  4  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0   24
Suh, Ndamukong  3  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0   18
Brooks, Chris   1  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0    6
Young, Dreu     1  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0    6
Holt, Menelik   1  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0    6
Paul, Niles     1  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0    6
Mendoza, Marcus 1  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0    6
Witt, Patrick   1  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0    6
Hill, Ryan      1  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0    6
TEAM            0  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   1    2
Hagg, Eric      0  0-0    0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0    0
Total......... 58 18-21  56-57  0-0   0  0-1   0   1  460
Opponents..... 49 10-17  45-49  0-0   0  0-0   0   1  371


TOTAL OFFENSE     G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G
-----------------------------------------------
Ganz, Joe        13   512  258 3568  3826 294.3
Helu Jr., Roy    13   125  803    0   803  61.8
Lucky, Marlon    12   127  517   24   541  45.1
Castille, Q.     13   106  467    0   467  35.9
Mendoza, Marcus   4    15  103    0   103  25.8
Witt, Patrick     5    12   20   48    68  13.6
Swift, Nate      13     2   23    0    23   1.8
Lee, Zac          2     4   17    5    22  11.0
Peterson, Todd   13     2   18    0    18   1.4
Henery, Alex     13     1    9    0     9   0.7
Wesch, Jake      13     2   -9    8    -1  -0.1
Paul, Niles      13     1   -6    0    -6  -0.5
TEAM              5     9  -13    0   -13  -2.6
Total..........  13   919 2207 3653  5860 450.8
Opponents......  13   803 1514 3034  4548 349.8


FIELD 
GOALS   FGM-FGA  Pct  1-19  20s  30s  40s  50s Lg Blk
-----------------------------------------------------
A.Henery  18-21  85.7  1-1  7-7  3-4  6-6  1-3  57  1


FG SEQUENCE     Nebraska              OPPONENTS
----------------------------------------------------
Western Mich.   (44),(44),(44),(44)   (19)
San Jose St     -                     41,(41),32,(27)
New Mexico St   35,(19)               20
Virginia Tech   (48)                  (19),(38),(27),(36)
Missouri        (28)                  (48),59
Texas Tech      53,(21)               (26)
Iowa State      -                     40
Baylor          (27),52               19
Oklahoma        -                     -
Kansas          (35)                  -
Kansas State    -                     -
Colorado        (35),(27),(37),(57)   (37)
Clemson         (48),(28),(28),(22)   20

Numbers in parentheses indicate field goal was made.


PUNTING     No.  Yds   Avg Long  TB  FC I20 Blkd
------------------------------------------------
D.Titchener  42 1649  39.3   58   3   5  13    0
J.Wesch       5  201  40.2   55   2   1   1    0
TEAM          1    0   0.0    0   0   0   0    1
Total......  48 1850  38.5   58   5   6  14    1
Opponents..  66 2544  38.5   69   4   9  18    1


KICKOFFS        No.   Yds   Avg  TB  OB  Retn  Net YdLn
-------------------------------------------------------
Kunalic, Adi     81  5307  65.5  29   1
Henery, Alex      6   250  41.7   0   0
Titchener, Dan    1    52  52.0   0   0
Total..........  88  5609  63.7  29   1  1364 41.6   28
Opponents......  71  4435  62.5  10   4  1245 42.1   27


ALL PURPOSE        G Rush  Rec   PR  KOR   IR  Tot Avg/G
--------------------------------------------------------
Swift, Nate       13   23  941  296    0    0 1260  96.9
Paul, Niles       13   -6  214   80  969    0 1257  96.7
Helu Jr., Roy     13  803  266    0    0    0 1069  82.2
Lucky, Marlon     12  517  288    0    0    0  805  67.1
Peterson, Todd    13   18  786    0    0    0  804  61.8
Castille, Q.      13  467  109    0    0    0  576  44.3
McNeill, Mike     13    0  442    0    0    0  442  34.0
Holt, Menelik     12    0  355    0    0    0  355  29.6
Ganz, Joe         13  258   20    0    0    0  278  21.4
Dennard, Alfonzo  12    0    0    0  150    0  150  12.5
Young, Dreu       13    0  140    0    0    0  140  10.8
Mendoza, Marcus    4  103    7    0    0    0  110  27.5
Suh, Ndamukong    13    0    2    0    0   79   81   6.2
Gilleylen, C.     11    0   11    0   48    0   59   5.4
Murillo, A.       13    0    0    0    0   57   57   4.4
Teafatiller, H.   12    0   27    0   16    0   43   3.6
Lawson, Thomas    11    0    4    0   31    0   35   3.2
Asante, Larry     13    0    0    0   31    0   31   2.4
Brooks, Chris     11    0   27    0    0    0   27   2.5
West, Anthony     12    0    0    0    0   26   26   2.2
O'Hanlon, Matt    13    0    0    0    0   21   21   1.6
Witt, Patrick      5   20    0    0    0    0   20   4.0
Lee, Zac           2   17    0    0    0    0   17   8.5
Potter, Zach      13    0    0    0    0   11   11   0.8
Hill, Ryan        13    0    9    0    0    0    9   0.7
Henery, Alex      13    9    0    0    0    0    9   0.7
Wortman, Tyler    13    0    0    0    0    8    8   0.6
Cammack, Wes      13    0    5    0    0    0    5   0.4
Wesch, Jake       13   -9    0    0    0    0   -9  -0.7
TEAM               5  -13    0    0    0    0  -13  -2.6
Total..........   13 2207 3653  376 1245  202 7683 591.0
Opponents......   13 1514 3034  208 1364  249 6369 489.9


Overall Defensive Statistics


                           |--------Tackles-------| |-Sacks-| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd
DEFENSIVE LEADERS    GP-GS Solo  Ast Total  TFL/Yds   No-Yds  Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds  FF Kick Saf
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
93 Suh, Ndamukong    13-13   39   37    76   19-85   7.5-67     2-79     3   7    .      1    2   .
4  Asante, Larry     13-12   45   22    67    2-4    1.0-4      1-0      4   1    .      .    .   .
33 O'Hanlon, Matt     13-9   33   19    52    2-5       .       1-21     5   1    .      .    .   .
95 Allen, Pierre     13-11   21   31    52   10-37   5.0-27      .       1   2    .      1    .   .
34 Glenn, Cody         9-9   26   25    51    6-20      .        .       4   4    .      1    .   .
43 Steinkuhler, Ty   13-13   21   27    48    8-27   2.5-21      .       .   3    .      1    .   .
98 Potter, Zach      13-13   14   33    47   16-54   5.5-44     2-11     7   6    .      1    3   .
6  Murillo, A.       13-12   35    9    44    2-1       .       1-57     9   1   1-11    .    .   .
28 Hagg, Eric        13-10   29   10    39    5-28   1.0-16      .       7   2   1-3     1    .   .
52 Dillard, P.         9-5   13   25    38    2-9    0.5-6       .       1   1    .      .    .   .
53 Wortman, Tyler     13-6   19   17    36    5-11      .       1-8      1   .    .      .    .   .
21 Amukamara, P.      13-3   21   13    34    2-12   1.0-11      .       3   1    .      2    .   .
5A West, Anthony     12-11   23    6    29    1-2    1.0-2      2-26     9   .    .      .    .   .
3  Thenarse, R.       11-5   17    7    24    6-25   2.0-21     1-0      1   .    .      1    1   .
23 Thorell, Lance     11-5   15    9    24     .        .        .       1   .    .      .    .   .
40 Lawrence, Blake    10-2    8   13    21     .        .       1-0      1   1    .      .    .   .
54 Koehler, Colton     7-1    7    9    16    1-2       .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
35 Holt, Matt          9-1   11    3    14     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
88 Sievers, C.        13-0    9    5    14    3-6    1.0-1       .       .   2    .      1    .   .
2  Culbert, Major      7-0    4    6    10     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
56 Barfield, S.       11-0    7    3    10    3-16   3.0-16      .       .   .    .      .    .   .
82 Cammack, Wes       13-0    8    1     9     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
9B Moore, Terrence     7-0    3    5     8    2-11   2.0-11      .       .   .    .      .    .   .
24 Paul, Niles        13-3    5    3     8     .        .        .       .   .   2-0     .    .   .
22 Wald, Mason        13-0    4    2     6     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
3H May, Mathew         8-0    5    1     6    1-8    1.0-8       .       .   .   1-0     1    .   .
15 Dennard, Alfonzo   12-0    4    1     5     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
89 Teafatiller, H.    12-2    4    1     5     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
99 Turner, Barry       2-2    1    2     3    2-15   1.0-14      .       .   .    .      .    .   .
17 Peterson, Todd    13-13    3    .     3     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
30 Hays, Mike         13-0    2    1     3     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
19 Castille, Q.       13-1    1    2     3     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
80 Hill, Ryan         13-0    2    .     2     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
94 Crick, Jared        9-0    1    1     2     .        .        .       1   .    .      .    .   .
41 Grove, Thomas      13-0    1    1     2     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
5  Lucky, Marlon     12-11    .    1     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
18 Holt, Menelik      12-4    .    1     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
65 Smith, Mike       13-12    1    .     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
8  Cassidy, Austin     2-0    1    .     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
10 Helu Jr., Roy      13-2    1    .     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
12 Ganz, Joe         13-13    1    .     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
68 Williams, Keith    13-9    1    .     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
1  Brooks, Chris      11-0    1    .     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
76 Murtha, Lydon       9-9    1    .     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
20 Kunalic, Adi       13-0    1    .     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
63 Martin, Ben         1-0    .    1     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
47 Yancy, William      1-0    .    1     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
8D O'Leary, T.J.      13-0    1    .     1     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
TM TEAM                5-0    .    .     .     .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   1
   Total..........    13-0  470  354   824   98-378   35-269   12-202   58  32   5-14   11    6   1
   Opponents......    13-0    -    -      -    -      21-128   11-249   38  11  17-150  19    2   1

2008 defensive stats Nebraska football — HuskerMax-min