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1996 Northwestern Wildcats Stats

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (16th of 111) ▪ Rank: 15th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Gary Barnett (9-3)

PS/G: 28.0 (44th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 23.2 (46th of 111)
SRS: 8.75 (28th of 111) ▪ SOS: 2.84 (45th of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Citrus Bowl 48-28 versus Tennessee

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 19.0 31.6 60.2 224.1 1.5 40.6 158.4 3.9 1.9
Defense 12 16.1 28.0 57.4 207.9 1.3 38.6 139.3 3.6 1.2
Difference +2.9 +3.6 +2.8 +16.2 +0.2 +2.0 +19.1 +0.3 +0.7

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Steve Schnur 221 368 60.1 2632 7.2 6.4 17 14 127.8
2 Tim Hughes 6 10 60.0 34 3.4 -1.1 0 1 68.6
3 D'Wayne Bates 1 1 100.0 23 23.0 43.0 1 0 623.2

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Darnell Autry 280 1452 5.2 17 26 196 7.5 1 306 1648 5.4 18
2 Adrian Autry 112 421 3.8 4 8 61 7.6 0 120 482 4.0 4
3 Steve Schnur 69 -32 -0.5 1 69 -32 -0.5 1
4 Faraji Leary 9 32 3.6 0 2 21 10.5 0 11 53 4.8 0
5 Mike Davis 4 9 2.3 0 2 17 8.5 0 6 26 4.3 0
6 Tyrone Gooch 3 13 4.3 0 3 13 4.3 0
7 D'Wayne Bates 2 14 7.0 0 75 1196 15.9 12 77 1210 15.7 12
8 Dave Beazley 2 14 7.0 0 7 135 19.3 0 9 149 16.6 0
9 Tim Hughes 2 3 1.5 0 1 3 3.0 0 3 6 2.0 0
10 Levelle Brown 1 3 3.0 1 4 15 3.8 0 5 18 3.6 1
11 Mike McGrew 1 0 0.0 0 13 111 8.5 0 14 111 7.9 0
12 Paul Burton 1 -11 -11.0 0 1 -11 -11.0 0
13 Brian Musso 51 515 10.1 3 51 515 10.1 3
14 Darren Drexler 20 261 13.1 2 20 261 13.1 2
15 Toussaint Waterman 12 115 9.6 0 12 115 9.6 0
16 John Burden 3 21 7.0 0 3 21 7.0 0
17 Joel Stuart 2 13 6.5 0 2 13 6.5 0
18 Jay Tant 2 9 4.5 0 2 9 4.5 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 Josh Barnes 3 0 0.0 0
2 Mike Nelson 2 0 0.0 0
3 Thor Schmidt 2 16 8.0 0
4 Barry Gardner 1 1 1.0 0
5 Hudhaifa Ismaeli 1 0 0.0 0
6 Tim Scharf 1 0 0.0 0
7 Matt Stewart 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 Hudhaifa Ismaeli 14 315 22.5 0
2 Dave Beazley 12 262 21.8 0
3 Jay Tant 3 13 4.3 0
4 Adrian Autry 2 40 20.0 0
5 Joel Stuart 2 17 8.5 0
6 Darnell Autry 2 16 8.0 0
7 Brian Musso 25 280 11.2 1

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Brian Gowins 34 36 94.4 16 24 66.7 82 1 36 36.0
2 Paul Burton 45 1972 43.8