Nebraska vs Northwestern Football Stats

Team Offense Comparison 2021

Nebraska Cornhuskers (3-9) Team Offense Northwestern Wildcats (3-9)
12 Games Played 12
335 Points Scored 199
5,369 Total Yards 3,869
830 Plays 816
6.5 Yards Per Play 4.7
18 Turnovers 22
7 Fumbles 8
260 1st Downs 208
215 Completions 208
342 Passing Attempts 365
3,202 Passing Yards 2,128
14 Passing Touchdowns 13
11 Interceptions 14
134 Passing 1st Downs 85
488 Rushing Attempts 451
2,168 Rushing Yards 1,741
31 Rushing Touchdowns 12
4.4 Rushing Yards Per Attempt 3.9
109 Rushing 1st Downs 110
64 Penalties 56
540 Penalty Yards 503
17 1st Downs by Penalty 13
447.4 Total Yards Per Game 322.4
69.2 Plays Per Game 68.0
1.5 Turnovers Per Game 1.8
21.7 1st Downs Per Game 17.3
17.9 Completions Per Game 17
28.5 Passing Attempts Per Game 30.4
266.8 Passing Yards Per Game 177
40.7 Rushing Attempts Per Game 37.6
180.7 Rushing Yards Per Game 145

Team Defense Comparison 2021

Nebraska Cornhuskers Team Defense Northwestern Wildcats
272 Points Allowed 348
4,398 Total Yards 5,170
823 Plays on Defense 836
5.3 Yards Per Play 6.2
13 Turnovers Forced 16
4 Fumble Recoveries 10
230 1st Downs Allowed 257
262 Completions Allowed 241
404 Passing Attempts Allowed 360
2,629 Passing Yards Allowed 2,598
14 Passing Touchdowns Allowed 11
10 Interceptions 6
124 Passing 1st Downs Allowed 124
419 Rushing Attempts Allowed 476
1,769 Rushing Yards Allowed 2,572
12 Rushing Touchdowns Allowed 31
4.2 Rushing Yards Per Carry Allowed 5.4
91 Rushing 1st Downs Allowed 120
61 Defensive Penalties 72
552 Defensive Penalty Yards 614
22.7 Points Allowed Per Game 29.0
366.5 Total Yards Per Game Allowed 430.8
19.2 1st Downs Per Game Allowed 21.4
21.8 Completions Allowed Per Game 20.1
33.7 Passing Attempts Allowed Per Game 30.0
219.1 Passing Yards Allowed Per Game 216.5
34.9 Rushing Attempts Allowed Per Game 39.7
147 Rushing Yards Allowed Per Game 214