Michigan State vs Northwestern Football Stats

Team Offense Comparison 2021

Michigan State Spartans (10-2) Team Offense Northwestern Wildcats (3-9)
12 Games Played 12
383 Points Scored 199
5,183 Total Yards 3,869
791 Plays 816
6.6 Yards Per Play 4.7
16 Turnovers 22
6 Fumbles 8
245 1st Downs 208
214 Completions 208
350 Passing Attempts 365
2,944 Passing Yards 2,128
24 Passing Touchdowns 13
10 Interceptions 14
120 Passing 1st Downs 85
442 Rushing Attempts 451
2,239 Rushing Yards 1,741
23 Rushing Touchdowns 12
5.1 Rushing Yards Per Attempt 3.9
103 Rushing 1st Downs 110
84 Penalties 56
796 Penalty Yards 503
22 1st Downs by Penalty 13
431.9 Total Yards Per Game 322.4
65.9 Plays Per Game 68.0
1.3 Turnovers Per Game 1.8
20.4 1st Downs Per Game 17.3
17.8 Completions Per Game 17
29.2 Passing Attempts Per Game 30.4
245.3 Passing Yards Per Game 177
36.8 Rushing Attempts Per Game 37.6
186.6 Rushing Yards Per Game 145

Team Defense Comparison 2021

Michigan State Spartans Team Defense Northwestern Wildcats
308 Points Allowed 348
5,470 Total Yards 5,170
968 Plays on Defense 836
5.6 Yards Per Play 6.2
19 Turnovers Forced 16
10 Fumble Recoveries 10
305 1st Downs Allowed 257
364 Completions Allowed 241
556 Passing Attempts Allowed 360
4,056 Passing Yards Allowed 2,598
26 Passing Touchdowns Allowed 11
10 Interceptions 6
186 Passing 1st Downs Allowed 124
412 Rushing Attempts Allowed 476
1,414 Rushing Yards Allowed 2,572
10 Rushing Touchdowns Allowed 31
3.4 Rushing Yards Per Carry Allowed 5.4
94 Rushing 1st Downs Allowed 120
72 Defensive Penalties 72
572 Defensive Penalty Yards 614
25.7 Points Allowed Per Game 29.0
455.8 Total Yards Per Game Allowed 430.8
25.4 1st Downs Per Game Allowed 21.4
30.3 Completions Allowed Per Game 20.1
46.3 Passing Attempts Allowed Per Game 30.0
338.0 Passing Yards Allowed Per Game 216.5
34.3 Rushing Attempts Allowed Per Game 39.7
118 Rushing Yards Allowed Per Game 214