Illinois vs Northwestern Football Stats

Team Offense Comparison 2021

Illinois Fighting Illini (5-7) Team Offense Northwestern Wildcats (3-9)
12 Games Played 12
242 Points Scored 199
3,923 Total Yards 3,869
790 Plays 816
5.0 Yards Per Play 4.7
12 Turnovers 22
6 Fumbles 8
211 1st Downs 208
166 Completions 208
323 Passing Attempts 365
1,874 Passing Yards 2,128
13 Passing Touchdowns 13
6 Interceptions 14
88 Passing 1st Downs 85
466 Rushing Attempts 451
2,050 Rushing Yards 1,741
12 Rushing Touchdowns 12
4.4 Rushing Yards Per Attempt 3.9
102 Rushing 1st Downs 110
60 Penalties 56
634 Penalty Yards 503
22 1st Downs by Penalty 13
326.9 Total Yards Per Game 322.4
65.8 Plays Per Game 68.0
1.0 Turnovers Per Game 1.8
17.6 1st Downs Per Game 17.3
13.8 Completions Per Game 17
26.9 Passing Attempts Per Game 30.4
156.2 Passing Yards Per Game 177
38.8 Rushing Attempts Per Game 37.6
170.8 Rushing Yards Per Game 145

Team Defense Comparison 2021

Illinois Fighting Illini Team Defense Northwestern Wildcats
263 Points Allowed 348
4,399 Total Yards 5,170
838 Plays on Defense 836
5.3 Yards Per Play 6.2
17 Turnovers Forced 16
8 Fumble Recoveries 10
253 1st Downs Allowed 257
214 Completions Allowed 241
364 Passing Attempts Allowed 360
2,582 Passing Yards Allowed 2,598
12 Passing Touchdowns Allowed 11
10 Interceptions 6
119 Passing 1st Downs Allowed 124
475 Rushing Attempts Allowed 476
1,817 Rushing Yards Allowed 2,572
16 Rushing Touchdowns Allowed 31
3.8 Rushing Yards Per Carry Allowed 5.4
118 Rushing 1st Downs Allowed 120
59 Defensive Penalties 72
588 Defensive Penalty Yards 614
21.9 Points Allowed Per Game 29.0
366.6 Total Yards Per Game Allowed 430.8
21.1 1st Downs Per Game Allowed 21.4
17.8 Completions Allowed Per Game 20.1
30.3 Passing Attempts Allowed Per Game 30.0
215.2 Passing Yards Allowed Per Game 216.5
39.6 Rushing Attempts Allowed Per Game 39.7
151 Rushing Yards Allowed Per Game 214