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2008 Nebraska Cornhuskers Stats

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Record: 9-4, .692 W-L% (21st of 120)
Conference: Big 12 (North Division)  ▪ Conference Record: 5-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bo Pelini (9-4)

PS/G: 35.4 (17th of 120) ▪ PA/G: 28.5 (81st of 120)
SRS: 10.92 (18th of 120) ▪ SOS: 3.69 (21st of 120)

Bowl Game: Won Gator Bowl 26-21 versus Clemson


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 22.7 33.3 68.1 281.0 2.1 37.4 169.8 4.5 2.1 70.7 450.8 6.4 13.2 8.7 0.8 22.7 7.2 61.5 1.3 0.8 2.2
Defense 13 17.1 29.6 57.7 233.4 1.5 32.2 116.5 3.6 1.8 61.8 349.8 5.7 9.0 6.4 2.2 17.5 4.9 36.7 0.4 0.9 1.3
Difference +5.6 +3.7 +10.4 +47.6 +0.6 +5.2 +53.3 +0.9 +0.3 +8.9 +101.0 +0.7 +4.2 +2.3 -1.4 +5.2 +2.3 +24.8 +0.9 -0.1 +0.9

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Joe Ganz 285 420 67.9 3568 8.5 8.5 25 11 153.6
2 Patrick Witt 6 8 75.0 48 6.0 6.0 0 0 125.4
3 Marlon Lucky 2 2 100.0 24 12.0 32.0 2 0 530.8
4 Zac Lee 1 2 50.0 5 2.5 2.5 0 0 71.0
5 Jake Wesch 1 1 100.0 8 8.0 8.0 0 0 167.2

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Roy Helu Jr. 125 803 6.4 7 25 266 10.6 0 150 1069 7.1 7
2 Marlon Lucky 125 517 4.1 7 26 288 11.1 1 151 805 5.3 8
3 Quentin Castille 106 467 4.4 6 9 109 12.1 0 115 576 5.0 6
4 Joe Ganz 92 258 2.8 5 1 20 20.0 1 93 278 3.0 6
5 Marcus Mendoza 15 103 6.9 1 2 7 3.5 0 17 110 6.5 1
6 Patrick Witt 4 20 5.0 1 4 20 5.0 1
7 Nate Swift 2 23 11.5 0 63 941 14.9 10 65 964 14.8 10
8 Todd Peterson 2 18 9.0 0 62 786 12.7 4 64 804 12.6 4
9 Zac Lee 2 17 8.5 0 2 17 8.5 0
10 Alex Henery 1 9 9.0 0 1 9 9.0 0
11 Mike McNeill 1 0 0.0 0 32 442 13.8 6 33 442 13.4 6
12 Niles Paul 1 -6 -6.0 0 23 214 9.3 0 24 208 8.7 0
13 Jake Wesch 1 -9 -9.0 0 1 -9 -9.0 0
14 Menelik Holt 30 355 11.8 1 30 355 11.8 1
15 Dreu Young 9 140 15.6 1 9 140 15.6 1
16 Hunter Teafatiller 3 27 9.0 0 3 27 9.0 0
17 Ryan Hill 3 9 3.0 1 3 9 3.0 1
18 Chris Brooks 2 27 13.5 1 2 27 13.5 1
19 Curenski Gilleylen 2 11 5.5 0 2 11 5.5 0
20 Wes Cammack 1 5 5.0 0 1 5 5.0 0
21 Thomas Lawson 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 0
22 Ndamukong Suh 1 2 2.0 1 1 2 2.0 1

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 Pierre Allen 21 31 52 8.5 5.0 1 1
2 Cody Glenn 26 25 51 5.0 0.0 4 1
3 Ty Steinkuhler 21 27 48 6.0 2.5 1
4 Eric Hagg 29 10 39 4.5 1.0 7 1 3 0 1
5 Phillip Dillard 13 25 38 1.5 0.5 1
6 Prince Amukamara 21 13 34 2.0 1.0 2 2
7 Lance Thorell 15 9 24 0.0 0.0 1
8 Colton Koehler 7 9 16 1.0 0.0
9 Clayton Sievers 9 5 14 2.5 1.0 1
10 Matt Holt 11 3 14 0.0 0.0
11 Shukree Barfield 7 3 10 3.0 3.0
12 Major Culbert 4 6 10 0.0 0.0
13 Terrence Moore 3 5 8 2.0 2.0
14 Mathew May 5 1 6 1.0 1.0 1
15 Mason Wald 4 2 6 0.0 0.0
16 Dennard 4 1 5 0.0 0.0
17 Mike Hays 2 1 3 0.0 0.0
18 Barry Turner 1 2 3 1.5 1.0
19 Jared Crick 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 1
20 Thomas Grove 1 1 2 0.0 0.0
21 Austin Cassidy 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
22 Adi Kunalic 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
23 Ben Martin 0 1 1 0.0 0.0
24 Lydon Murtha 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
25 T.J. O'Leary 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
26 Mike Smith 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
27 Keith Williams 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
28 William Yancy 0 1 1 0.0 0.0
29 Zach Potter 2 11 5.5 0
30 Ndamukong Suh 2 79 39.5 2
31 Anthony West 2 26 13.0 0
32 Larry Asante 1 0 0.0 0
33 Blake Lawrence 1 0 0.0 0
34 Armando Murillo 1 57 57.0 0
35 Matt O'Hanlon 1 21 21.0 0
36 Rickey Thenarse 1 0 0.0 0
37 Tyler Wortman 1 8 8.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Niles Paul 41 969 23.6 1 8 80 10.0 0
2 Alfonzo Dennard 8 150 18.8 0
3 Thomas Lawson 3 31 10.3 0
4 Curenski Gilleylen 2 48 24.0 0
5 Larry Asante 2 31 15.5 0
6 Alfonzo Denard 2 21 10.5 0
7 Hunter Teafatiller 1 16 16.0 0
8 Nate Swift 23 296 12.9 1

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Alex Henery 56 57 98.2 18 21 85.7 110
2 Dan Titchener 42 1649 39.3
3 Jake Wesch 5 201 40.2