Northwestern vs Penn State Football Stats

Team Offense Comparison 2021

Northwestern Wildcats (3-9) Team Offense Penn State Nittany Lions (7-5)
12 Games Played 12
199 Points Scored 316
3,869 Total Yards 4,570
816 Plays 860
4.7 Yards Per Play 5.3
22 Turnovers 13
8 Fumbles 5
208 1st Downs 247
208 Completions 276
365 Passing Attempts 451
2,128 Passing Yards 3,293
13 Passing Touchdowns 24
14 Interceptions 8
85 Passing 1st Downs 150
451 Rushing Attempts 409
1,741 Rushing Yards 1,276
12 Rushing Touchdowns 11
3.9 Rushing Yards Per Attempt 3.1
110 Rushing 1st Downs 83
56 Penalties 67
503 Penalty Yards 596
13 1st Downs by Penalty 14
322.4 Total Yards Per Game 380.8
68.0 Plays Per Game 71.7
1.8 Turnovers Per Game 1.1
17.3 1st Downs Per Game 20.6
17.3 Completions Per Game 23
30.4 Passing Attempts Per Game 37.6
177.3 Passing Yards Per Game 274
37.6 Rushing Attempts Per Game 34.1
145.1 Rushing Yards Per Game 106

Team Defense Comparison 2021

Northwestern Wildcats Team Defense Penn State Nittany Lions
348 Points Allowed 202
5,170 Total Yards 4,127
836 Plays on Defense 884
6.2 Yards Per Play 4.7
16 Turnovers Forced 19
10 Fumble Recoveries 7
257 1st Downs Allowed 247
241 Completions Allowed 248
360 Passing Attempts Allowed 420
2,598 Passing Yards Allowed 2,500
11 Passing Touchdowns Allowed 11
6 Interceptions 12
124 Passing 1st Downs Allowed 118
476 Rushing Attempts Allowed 464
2,572 Rushing Yards Allowed 1,627
31 Rushing Touchdowns Allowed 10
5.4 Rushing Yards Per Carry Allowed 3.5
120 Rushing 1st Downs Allowed 102
72 Defensive Penalties 66
614 Defensive Penalty Yards 530
29.0 Points Allowed Per Game 16.8
430.8 Total Yards Per Game Allowed 343.9
21.4 1st Downs Per Game Allowed 20.6
20.1 Completions Allowed Per Game 20.7
30.0 Passing Attempts Allowed Per Game 35.0
216.5 Passing Yards Allowed Per Game 208.3
39.7 Rushing Attempts Allowed Per Game 38.7
214 Rushing Yards Allowed Per Game 136