2008 Northwestern Wildcats through 01/08/2009

Team Statistics
Northwestern Opponents
Scoring: Points/Game 24.4 20.2
Scoring: Games - Points 13 - 317 13 - 262
First Downs: Total 263 250
First Downs: Rushing - Passing - By Penalty 95 - 141 - 27 112 - 121 - 17
Rushing: Yards / Attempt 3.75 3.62
Rushing: Attempts - Yards - TD 491 - 1843 - 15 454 - 1643 - 15
Passing: Rating 119.31 111.81
Passing: Yards 2827 2784
Passing: Attempts - Completions - Interceptions - TD 458 - 279 - 18 - 20 472 - 277 - 13 - 13
Total Offense: Yards / Play 4.92 4.78
Total Offense: Plays - Yards 949 - 4670 926 - 4427
Punt Returns: Yards / Return 8.30 9.60
Punt Returns: Returns - Yards - TD 23 - 191 - 0 25 - 240 - 2
Kickoff Returns: Yards / Return 19.60 18.41
Kickoff Returns: Returns - Yards - TD 47 - 921 - 0 58 - 1068 - 0
Punting: Yards / Punt 38.36 39.01
Punting: Punts - Yards 66 - 2532 69 - 2692
Interceptions: Returns - Yards - TD 13 - 116 - 2 18 - 234 - 1
Fumbles: Number - Lost 18 - 10 21 - 12
Penalties: Number - Yards 61 - 567 78 - 688
Time of Possession / Game 29:49.15 31:16.08
3rd Down Conversions: Conversion % 46.41% 34.52%
3rd Down Conversions: Attempts - Conversions 209 - 97 197 - 68
4th Down Conversions: Conversion % 28.57% 44.44%
4th Down Conversions: Attempts - Conversions 7 - 2 27 - 12
Red Zone: Success % 85.19% 79.07%
Red Zone: Attempts - Scores 54 - 46 43 - 34
Field Goals: Success % 80% 62.5%
Field Goals: Attempts - Made 25 - 20 24 - 15
PAT Kicking: Success % 88.6% 96.7%
PAT Kicking: Attempts - Made 35 - 31 30 - 29
2-Point Conversions: Success % 50% 100%
2-Point Conversions: Attempts - Made 2 - 1 1 - 1
Team Schedule
Date Opponent Result Game Time Attendance
08/30/08 Syracuse W 30-10 3:03 20,015
09/06/08 @ Duke W 24-20 3:02 23,614
09/13/08 Southern Ill. W 33-7 2:56 19,062
09/20/08 Ohio W 16-8 3:11 22,069
09/27/08 @ 20 Iowa W 22-17 3:12 70,585
10/11/08 24 Michigan St. L 20-37 3:17 32,527
10/18/08 Purdue W 48-26 3:28 27,163
10/25/08 @ Indiana L 19-21 3:00 30,698
11/01/08 @ Minnesota W 24-17 3:13 54,122
11/08/08 9 Ohio St. L 10-45 2:53 47,130
11/15/08 @ Michigan W 21-14 3:03 107,856
11/22/08 Illinois W 27-10 2:55 32,166
12/29/08 + 19 Missouri L 23-30 3:54 55,986
@ : Away, + : Neutral Site
Team Record
Split Record
All Games 9-4
at Home 5-2
on Road/Neutral Site 4-2
vs. Conference 5-3
vs. Non-Conference 4-1
vs. Ranked (AP) 1-3
vs. Unranked (AP) 8-1
vs. FBS (I-A) 8-4
vs. FCS (I-AA) 1-0
vs. FBS Winning 2-3
vs. FBS Non-Winning 6-1
vs. BCS AQ 7-4
vs. BCS non-AQ 1-0
in August/September 5-0
in October 1-2
in November 3-1
in December/January 0-1