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Study Hall: Nebraska 27, Northwestern 24

Eric Francis

Confused? Visit the Advanced Stats glossary here. Or just skip to the words. I won't be offended. (Okay, I'll only be a little offended.)

Sacks on sacks on sacks. And mustaches.

Net passing yards (inc. sacks) for Northwestern: 43 on 25 attempts. Nebraska bailed out the Wildcats with turnovers, then decided to win anyway.

Nebraska 27, Northwestern 24

Huskers Wildcats Huskers Wildcats
Close % 100.0% STANDARD DOWNS
Field Position % 39.1% 30.9% Success Rate 52.5% 54.4%
Leverage % 64.1% 67.6% PPP 0.40 0.53
S&P 0.927 1.076
TOTAL
EqPts 42.8 29.5 PASSING DOWNS
Close Success Rate 44.6% 42.7% Success Rate 30.3% 18.2%
Close PPP 0.47 0.43 PPP 0.58 0.23
Close S&P 0.911 0.860 S&P 0.881 0.408
RUSHING TURNOVERS
EqPts 19.9 24.8 Number 4 1
Close Success Rate 50.0% 55.8% Turnover Pts 16.1 7.6
Close PPP 0.43 0.58 Turnover Pts Margin -8.5 +8.5
Close S&P 0.933 1.135
Line Yards/carry 3.81 3.23 Q1 S&P 1.118 1.648
Q2 S&P 0.789 0.633
PASSING Q3 S&P 0.890 0.574
EqPts 22.9 4.6 Q4 S&P 0.905 0.518
Close Success Rate 39.1% 20.0%
Close PPP 0.50 0.19 1st Down S&P 1.338 0.901
Close S&P 0.888 0.386 2nd Down S&P 0.501 1.089
SD/PD Sack Rate 4.4% / 13.0% 23.1% / 8.3% 3rd Down S&P 0.331 0.501
Projected Pt. Margin: Nebraska +4.9 | Actual Pt. Margin: Nebraska +3