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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

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 Ndamukong Suh 39 37 76 16.0 7.5 2 79 39.5 2 5 1
2 Larry Asante 44 23 67 1.5 1.0 1 0 0.0 0 5
3 Matt O'Hanlon 33 19 52 2.0 0.0 1 21 21.0 0 6
4 Pierre Allen 21 31 52 8.5 5.0 1 1
5 Cody Glenn 26 25 51 5.0 0.0 4 1
6 Ty Steinkuhler 21 27 48 6.0 2.5 1
7 Zach Potter 14 32 46 11.5 5.5 2 11 5.5 0 9 1
8 Armando Murillo 35 9 44 1.5 0.0 1 57 57.0 0 9 1 11 0 0
9 Eric Hagg 29 10 39 4.5 1.0 7 1 3 0 1
10 Phillip Dillard 13 25 38 1.5 0.5 1
11 Tyler Wortman 19 17 36 5.0 0.0 1 8 8.0 0 2
12 Prince Amukamara 21 13 34 2.0 1.0 2 2
13 Anthony West 23 6 29 1.0 1.0 2 26 13.0 0 11
14 Rickey Thenarse 17 7 24 5.0 2.0 1 0 0.0 0 2 1
15 Lance Thorell 15 9 24 0.0 0.0 1
16 Blake Lawrence 8 13 21 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 1
17 Colton Koehler 7 9 16 1.0 0.0
18 Clayton Sievers 9 5 14 2.5 1.0 1
19 Matt Holt 11 3 14 0.0 0.0
20 Shukree Barfield 7 3 10 3.0 3.0
21 Major Culbert 4 6 10 0.0 0.0
22 Wes Cammack 8 1 9 0.0 0.0
23 Terrence Moore 3 5 8 2.0 2.0
24 Niles Paul 5 3 8 0.0 0.0
25 Mathew May 5 1 6 1.0 1.0 1
26 Mason Wald 4 2 6 0.0 0.0
27 Dennard 4 1 5 0.0 0.0
28 Hunter Teafatiller 4 1 5 0.0 0.0
29 Quentin Castille 1 2 3 0.0 0.0
30 Mike Hays 2 1 3 0.0 0.0
31 Todd Peterson 3 0 3 0.0 0.0
32 Barry Turner 1 2 3 1.5 1.0
33 Jared Crick 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 1
34 Thomas Grove 1 1 2 0.0 0.0
35 Ryan Hill 2 0 2 0.0 0.0
36 Chris Brooks 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
37 Austin Cassidy 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
38 Joe Ganz 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
39 Roy Helu Jr. 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
40 Adi Kunalic 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
41 Ben Martin 0 1 1 0.0 0.0
42 Lydon Murtha 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
43 T.J. O'Leary 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
44 Mike Smith 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
45 Keith Williams 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
46 William Yancy 0 1 1 0.0 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