Minnesota vs Northwestern Football Stats

Team Offense Comparison 2021

Minnesota Golden Gophers (8-4) Team Offense Northwestern Wildcats (3-9)
12 Games Played 12
313 Points Scored 199
4,337 Total Yards 3,869
790 Plays 816
5.5 Yards Per Play 4.7
11 Turnovers 22
4 Fumbles 8
244 1st Downs 208
144 Completions 208
244 Passing Attempts 365
1,997 Passing Yards 2,128
12 Passing Touchdowns 13
8 Interceptions 14
90 Passing 1st Downs 85
546 Rushing Attempts 451
2,340 Rushing Yards 1,741
25 Rushing Touchdowns 12
4.3 Rushing Yards Per Attempt 3.9
133 Rushing 1st Downs 110
55 Penalties 56
562 Penalty Yards 503
20 1st Downs by Penalty 13
361.4 Total Yards Per Game 322.4
65.8 Plays Per Game 68.0
0.9 Turnovers Per Game 1.8
20.3 1st Downs Per Game 17.3
12.0 Completions Per Game 17
20.3 Passing Attempts Per Game 30.4
166.4 Passing Yards Per Game 177
45.5 Rushing Attempts Per Game 37.6
195.0 Rushing Yards Per Game 145

Team Defense Comparison 2021

Minnesota Golden Gophers Team Defense Northwestern Wildcats
220 Points Allowed 348
3,419 Total Yards 5,170
686 Plays on Defense 836
5.0 Yards Per Play 6.2
16 Turnovers Forced 16
8 Fumble Recoveries 10
187 1st Downs Allowed 257
187 Completions Allowed 241
338 Passing Attempts Allowed 360
2,216 Passing Yards Allowed 2,598
16 Passing Touchdowns Allowed 11
7 Interceptions 6
94 Passing 1st Downs Allowed 124
348 Rushing Attempts Allowed 476
1,204 Rushing Yards Allowed 2,572
10 Rushing Touchdowns Allowed 31
3.5 Rushing Yards Per Carry Allowed 5.4
76 Rushing 1st Downs Allowed 120
56 Defensive Penalties 72
550 Defensive Penalty Yards 614
18.3 Points Allowed Per Game 29.0
284.9 Total Yards Per Game Allowed 430.8
15.6 1st Downs Per Game Allowed 21.4
15.6 Completions Allowed Per Game 20.1
28.2 Passing Attempts Allowed Per Game 30.0
184.7 Passing Yards Allowed Per Game 216.5
29.0 Rushing Attempts Allowed Per Game 39.7
100 Rushing Yards Allowed Per Game 214