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1959 Northwestern Wildcats Stats

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Record: 6-3, .667 W-L% (26th of 112)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 4-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ara Parseghian (6-3)

PS/G: 19.3 (30th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 14.9 (55th of 112)
SRS: 14.71 (11th of 112) ▪ SOS: 10.60 (3rd of 112)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 9 8.0 16.4 48.6 120.6 0.9 45.4 155.8 3.4 1.7
Defense 9 6.2 15.2 40.9 82.4 0.8 51.0 172.3 3.4 1.1
Difference +1.8 +1.2 +7.7 +38.2 +0.1 -5.6 -16.5 0.0 +0.6

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 John Talley 44 90 48.9 783 8.7 6.6 4 6 123.3
2 Chip Holcomb 17 39 43.6 236 6.1 2.5 2 4 90.8
3 Bobby Eickhoff 8 12 66.7 53 4.4 2.3 1 1 114.6
4 Dick Thornton 3 7 42.9 13 1.9 4.7 1 0 105.6

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Mike Stock 109 400 3.7 3 7 37 5.3 0 116 437 3.8 3
2 Mark Johnston 73 282 3.9 0 4 101 25.3 1 77 383 5.0 1
3 Ron Burton 62 348 5.6 4 14 148 10.6 1 76 496 6.5 5
4 Ray Purdin 59 306 5.2 3 13 280 21.5 1 72 586 8.1 4
5 John Talley 43 -6 -0.1 2 43 -6 -0.1 2
6 Bobby Eickhoff 29 65 2.2 2 29 65 2.2 2
7 Chip Holcomb 9 -30 -3.3 0 9 -30 -3.3 0
8 Dick Thornton 6 33 5.5 1 6 33 5.5 1
9 Gene Ascani 5 14 2.8 0 5 14 2.8 0
10 Jim Knowles 5 8 1.6 0 5 8 1.6 0
11 Al Faunce 4 10 2.5 0 4 10 2.5 0
12 Larry Wood 2 5 2.5 0 2 5 2.5 0
13 Mike Somers 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 0
14 Elbert Kimbrough 16 235 14.7 1 16 235 14.7 1
15 Paul Yanke 9 94 10.4 3 9 94 10.4 3
16 Irv Cross 6 124 20.7 1 6 124 20.7 1
17 Doug Asad 3 66 22.0 0 3 66 22.0 0