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2008 Minnesota Golden Gophers Stats

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Record: 7-6, .538 W-L% (52nd of 120)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 3-5 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tim Brewster (7-6)

PS/G: 23.2 (83rd of 120) ▪ PA/G: 24.8 (61st of 120)
SRS: 0.01 (64th of 120) ▪ SOS: 0.09 (60th of 120)

Bowl Game: Lost Insight Bowl 42-21 versus Kansas


Current Injuries

No injuries to report.

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing Total Offense First Downs Penalties Turnovers
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg Pass Rush Pen Tot No. Yds Fum Int Tot
Offense 13 19.8 31.9 62.2 219.1 1.2 33.5 103.8 3.1 1.5 65.5 322.9 4.9 9.4 6.3 0.8 16.5 6.4 53.5 0.8 0.6 1.5
Defense 13 18.8 31.9 59.0 240.3 1.6 35.2 143.3 4.1 1.0 67.2 383.6 5.7 10.5 7.6 1.3 19.5 4.2 33.5 1.2 1.2 2.4
Difference +1.0 0.0 +3.2 -21.2 -0.4 -1.7 -39.5 -1.0 +0.5 -1.7 -60.7 -0.8 -1.1 -1.3 -0.5 -3.0 +2.2 +20.0 -0.4 -0.6 -0.9

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Adam Weber 255 410 62.2 2761 6.7 6.6 15 8 126.9
2 Justin Kucek 2 2 100.0 12 6.0 6.0 0 0 150.4
3 David Pittman 1 1 100.0 75 75.0 75.0 0 0 730.0
4 Mike Maciejowski 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
5 Tony Mortensen 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 De'Leon Eskridge 184 678 3.7 7 29 181 6.2 0 213 859 4.0 7
2 Adam Weber 127 233 1.8 4 7 127 240 1.9 4
3 Shady Salamon 49 181 3.7 3 9 91 10.1 1 58 272 4.7 4
4 Duane Bennett 32 140 4.4 2 12 125 10.4 1 44 265 6.0 3
5 Eric Decker 11 87 7.9 1 84 1074 12.8 7 95 1161 12.2 8
6 Jay Thomas 7 24 3.4 0 2 4 2.0 0 9 28 3.1 0
7 Troy Stoudermire 5 19 3.8 0 3 13 4.3 0 8 32 4.0 0
8 Jon Hoese 4 5 1.3 2 4 5 1.3 2
9 Ralph Spry 3 6 2.0 1 7 63 9.0 0 10 69 6.9 1
10 Mike Maciejowski 2 13 6.5 0 2 13 6.5 0
11 Tony Mortensen 1 2 2.0 0 1 2 2.0 0
12 Jack Simmons 36 331 9.2 2 36 331 9.2 2
13 Ben Kuznia 31 310 10.0 0 31 310 10.0 0
14 Brandon Green 21 306 14.6 1 21 306 14.6 1
15 Nick Tow-Arnett 10 211 21.1 1 10 211 21.1 1
16 Brodrick Smith 5 50 10.0 1 5 50 10.0 1
17 David Pittman 4 32 8.0 0 4 32 8.0 0
18 Da'Jon McKnight 3 38 12.7 1 3 38 12.7 1
19 Kevin Mannion 1 12 12.0 0 1 12 12.0 0
20 Lee Campbell 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Stats include bowl game
Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Deon Hightower 39 28 67 8.5 2.5
2 Willie Vandesteeg 39 14 53 19.0 10.5 1 2
3 Garrett Brown 21 13 34 7.0 3.0 3 1
4 Nathan Triplett 18 13 31 1.0 0.0 2
5 Eric Small 14 11 25 4.5 2.0 1 1
6 Mike Rallis 14 6 20 1.0 0.0
7 Derrick Onwuachi 12 4 16 4.0 0.0 1 1
8 Jewhan Edwards 5 3 8 1.0 0.0
9 Cedric McKinley 7 1 8 3.0 3.0
10 Anthony Jacobs 3 4 7 1.0 0.5
11 Barrett Moen 4 3 7 1.5 1.5
12 William Brody 4 0 4 1.0 0.0
13 Thomas Hennessey 2 1 3 0.0 0.0
14 Rex Sharpe 2 1 3 0.0 0.0
15 Logan U'U 2 1 3 0.0 0.0
16 Tim Dandridge 0 2 2 0.0 0.0
17 Michael McKelton 1 1 2 0.0 0.0
18 Ryan Coleman 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
19 Raymond Henderson 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
20 Bryan Klitzke 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
21 Traye Simmons 4 81 20.3 1
22 Kyle Theret 3 65 21.7 0
23 Lee Campbell 2 11 5.5 0
24 Marcus Sherels 2 36 18.0 0
25 Tramaine Brock 1 1 1.0 0
26 Ryan Collado 1 3 3.0 0
27 Steve Davis 1 0 0.0 0
28 Simoni Lawrence 1 50 50.0 1

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Troy Stoudermire 42 1083 25.8 0 1 0 0.0 0
2 Jay Thomas 9 172 19.1 0
3 Brandon Kirksey 1 12 12.0 0
4 Nick Tow-Arnett 1 7 7.0 0
5 Marcus Sherels 15 179 11.9 0
6 David Pittman 1 0 0.0 0
7 Johnny Johnson 1 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Joel Monroe 34 36 94.4 12 16 75.0 70
2 Justin Kucek 74 3103 41.9