You Are Here > SR/CFB > Schools > Northern Illinois Huskies > 2008

2008 Northern Illinois Huskies Stats

Previous Year ▪ Next Year

Record: 6-7, .462 W-L% (70th of 120)
Conference: MAC (West Division) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jerry Kill (6-7)

PS/G: 24.2 (76th of 120) ▪ PA/G: 18.0 (15th of 120)
SRS: -2.73 (73rd of 120) ▪ SOS: -5.43 (114th of 120)

Bowl Game: Lost Independence Bowl 17-10 versus Louisiana Tech

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 13.5 24.0 56.4 163.8 1.0 38.5 171.2 4.4 1.7 62.5 335.1 5.4 7.6 8.9 1.2 17.7 4.8 43.8 0.5 0.9 1.4
Defense 13 16.0 26.0 61.5 161.1 1.0 33.6 137.4 4.1 1.0 59.6 298.5 5.0 7.4 7.5 1.6 16.5 4.7 35.7 1.1 0.5 1.5
Difference -2.5 -2.0 -5.1 +2.7 0.0 +4.9 +33.8 +0.3 +0.7 +2.9 +36.6 +0.4 +0.2 +1.4 -0.4 +1.2 +0.1 +8.1 -0.6 +0.4 -0.1

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Chandler Harnish 118 211 55.9 1528 7.2 6.1 8 9 120.7
2 Dan Nicholson 42 69 60.9 447 6.5 5.4 3 3 120.9
3 Demarcus Grady 15 26 57.7 138 5.3 6.8 2 0 127.7
4 Ryan Morris 1 2 50.0 17 8.5 8.5 0 0 121.4
5 Matt Simon 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 Chandler Harnish 118 539 4.6 4 118 539 4.6 4
2 Me'Co Brown 110 510 4.6 2 5 37 7.4 0 115 547 4.8 2
3 Meco Brown 110 510 4.6 2 5 37 7.4 0 115 547 4.8 2
4 Chad Spann 88 429 4.9 8 4 31 7.8 0 92 460 5.0 8
5 Justin Anderson 53 209 3.9 2 53 209 3.9 2
6 Ricky Crider 43 208 4.8 1 2 30 15.0 0 45 238 5.3 1
7 Demarcus Grady 39 188 4.8 3 39 188 4.8 3
8 Montell Clanton 18 111 6.2 1 18 111 6.2 1
9 Dan Nicholson 16 21 1.3 0 16 21 1.3 0
10 Marcus Perez 3 20 6.7 1 34 480 14.1 2 37 500 13.5 3
11 Ryan Morris 2 5 2.5 0 2 5 2.5 0
12 Nathan Palmer 1 12 12.0 0 12 278 23.2 2 13 290 22.3 2
13 Andy Dittbenner 1 -9 -9.0 0 1 -9 -9.0 0
14 Matt Simon 24 377 15.7 2 24 377 15.7 2
15 Reed Cunningham 22 252 11.5 3 22 252 11.5 3
16 Landon Cox 16 126 7.9 1 16 126 7.9 1
17 Britt Davis 14 113 8.1 0 14 113 8.1 0
18 Greg Turner 11 113 10.3 1 11 113 10.3 1
19 Connor Flahive 9 72 8.0 0 9 72 8.0 0
20 Kyle Skarb 8 72 9.0 2 8 72 9.0 2
21 Willie Clark 6 79 13.2 0 6 79 13.2 0
22 Brandon Beal 4 49 12.3 0 4 49 12.3 0
23 Evans Adonis 2 22 11.0 0 2 22 11.0 0
24 Jason Schepler 2 15 7.5 0 2 15 7.5 0
25 Marcus Lewis 1 7 7.0 0 1 7 7.0 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 David Bryant 47 37 84 1.0 0.0 3 4
2 Mike Sobol 43 24 67 3.0 0.0 2 1 28 0 0
3 Tim McCarthy 34 26 60 6.5 0.0 1 20 20.0 0 2 1
4 Alex Kube 29 30 59 5.5 1.0
5 Josh Allen 26 30 56 6.5 1.0 3
6 Melvin Rice 33 17 50 1.0 0.0 6 1
7 Tracy Wilson 22 21 43 1.0 0.0 1 1 12 0 0
8 Chase Carter 30 10 40 0.0 0.0 1
9 Cory Hanson 22 15 37 4.5 1.0 1 0 0.0 0 3 1
10 Larry English 26 11 37 14.5 8.0 1 3
11 Bradley Pruitt 17 8 25 3.0 0.0 2 73 36.5 1 4
12 Pat Schiller 9 15 24 1.5 0.5 1 0 0.0 0 1
13 Jake Coffman 16 6 22 2.5 2.0 2 1
14 Brandon Bice 15 7 22 10.0 6.5 3
15 Alex Krutsch 6 15 21 2.5 0.5
16 Patrick George 17 3 20 2.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 3
17 Mike Krause 12 8 20 2.0 0.0 1 1
18 Craig Rusch 11 9 20 4.5 2.0 1 1 60 1 0
19 D.J. Pirkle 11 6 17 5.5 1.0
20 T.J. Griffin 10 6 16 3.0 1.0
21 John Tranchitella 12 3 15 1.0 0.5 1 1 4 0 0
22 Mike Kritikos 6 4 10 2.5 0.0 1
23 Kiaree Daniels 5 4 9 0.0 0.0 1 3 0 0
24 Adam Coleman 2 5 7 1.5 0.0
25 Spencer Williamson 3 2 5 0.0 0.0 1
26 Tyler Clasey 3 2 5 0.0 0.0
27 Landon Cox 2 3 5 0.0 0.0
28 Zach Larsen 3 1 4 0.0 0.0
29 Chad Spann 2 2 4 0.0 0.0
30 Phil Brown 1 1 2 0.0 0.0
31 Reed Cunningham 1 1 2 0.0 0.0
32 Nolan Owen 2 0 2 0.0 0.0
33 Greg Turner 1 1 2 0.0 0.0
34 Ricky Crider 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
35 Britt Davis 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
36 Trevor Olson 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
37 David Pratt 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
38 Kevin Sabock 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
39 Alan Smith 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
40 Jake Wertz 1 0 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 Me'Co Brown 23 492 21.4 0 9 71 7.9 0
2 Meco Brown 23 492 21.4 0 9 71 7.9 0
3 Ricky Crider 14 375 26.8 0
4 Jason Schepler 4 57 14.3 0
5 Justin Anderson 1 9 9.0 0
6 Reed Cunningham 1 9 9.0 0
7 Greg Turner 4 20 5.0 0
8 Chad Spann 1 9 9.0 0
9 Willie Clark 1 7 7.0 0
10 Melvin Rice 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 Mike Salerno 34 34 100.0 18 24 75.0 88 6 186 31.0
2 Andy Dittbenner 41 1605 39.1

Scoring

Stats include bowl game
Touchdowns Kicking
Rk Player Rush Rec Int FR PR KR Oth Tot XPM FGM 2PM Sfty Pts
1 Meco Brown 2 2 12
2 Craig Rusch 1 1 6
3 D.J. Pirkle 1 2