Northwestern vs Rutgers Football Stats

Team Offense Comparison 2021

Northwestern Wildcats (3-9) Team Offense Rutgers Scarlet Knights (5-7)
12 Games Played 12
199 Points Scored 246
3,869 Total Yards 3,762
816 Plays 832
4.7 Yards Per Play 4.5
22 Turnovers 12
8 Fumbles 4
208 1st Downs 209
208 Completions 214
365 Passing Attempts 361
2,128 Passing Yards 2,074
13 Passing Touchdowns 10
14 Interceptions 8
85 Passing 1st Downs 82
451 Rushing Attempts 472
1,741 Rushing Yards 1,688
12 Rushing Touchdowns 19
3.9 Rushing Yards Per Attempt 3.6
110 Rushing 1st Downs 115
56 Penalties 58
503 Penalty Yards 480
13 1st Downs by Penalty 13
322.4 Total Yards Per Game 313.5
68.0 Plays Per Game 69.3
1.8 Turnovers Per Game 1.0
17.3 1st Downs Per Game 17.4
17.3 Completions Per Game 18
30.4 Passing Attempts Per Game 30.1
177.3 Passing Yards Per Game 173
37.6 Rushing Attempts Per Game 39.3
145.1 Rushing Yards Per Game 141

Team Defense Comparison 2021

Northwestern Wildcats Team Defense Rutgers Scarlet Knights
348 Points Allowed 295
5,170 Total Yards 4,723
836 Plays on Defense 787
6.2 Yards Per Play 6.0
16 Turnovers Forced 16
10 Fumble Recoveries 10
257 1st Downs Allowed 226
241 Completions Allowed 184
360 Passing Attempts Allowed 329
2,598 Passing Yards Allowed 2,750
11 Passing Touchdowns Allowed 22
6 Interceptions 7
124 Passing 1st Downs Allowed 103
476 Rushing Attempts Allowed 458
2,572 Rushing Yards Allowed 1,973
31 Rushing Touchdowns Allowed 16
5.4 Rushing Yards Per Carry Allowed 4.3
120 Rushing 1st Downs Allowed 101
72 Defensive Penalties 67
614 Defensive Penalty Yards 581
29.0 Points Allowed Per Game 24.6
430.8 Total Yards Per Game Allowed 393.6
21.4 1st Downs Per Game Allowed 18.8
20.1 Completions Allowed Per Game 15.3
30.0 Passing Attempts Allowed Per Game 27.4
216.5 Passing Yards Allowed Per Game 229.2
39.7 Rushing Attempts Allowed Per Game 38.2
214 Rushing Yards Allowed Per Game 164