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2008 Northwestern Wildcats Stats

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Record: 9-4, .692 W-L% (21st of 120)
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pat Fitzgerald (9-4)

PS/G: 24.4 (74th of 120) ▪ PA/G: 20.2 (26th of 120)
SRS: 4.81 (41st of 120) ▪ SOS: -0.11 (61st of 120)

Bowl Game: Lost Alamo Bowl 30-23 versus Missouri

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 21.5 35.2 60.9 216.7 1.5 37.8 141.8 3.8 1.2 73.0 358.5 4.9 10.8 7.3 2.1 20.2 4.7 43.6 0.8 1.4 2.2
Defense 13 21.3 36.3 58.7 214.2 1.0 34.9 126.4 3.6 1.2 71.2 340.5 4.8 9.3 8.6 1.3 19.2 6.0 52.9 0.9 1.0 1.9
Difference +0.2 -1.1 +2.2 +2.5 +0.5 +2.9 +15.4 +0.2 0.0 +1.8 +18.0 +0.1 +1.5 -1.3 +0.8 +1.0 -1.3 -9.3 -0.1 +0.4 +0.3

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 C.J. Bacher 245 408 60.0 2432 6.0 5.1 17 15 116.5
2 Mike Kafka 32 46 69.6 330 7.2 5.1 2 3 131.1
3 Eric Peterman 2 2 100.0 55 27.5 37.5 1 0 496.0
4 Kyle Daley 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 Tyrell Sutton 184 890 4.8 6 35 305 8.7 2 219 1195 5.5 8
2 C.J. Bacher 84 230 2.7 3 1 25 25.0 0 85 255 3.0 3
3 Omar Conteh 73 235 3.2 3 10 61 6.1 0 83 296 3.6 3
4 Mike Kafka 68 321 4.7 1 68 321 4.7 1
5 Stephen Simmons 62 178 2.9 2 1 11 11.0 0 63 189 3.0 2
6 Eric Peterman 5 4 0.8 0 59 737 12.5 6 64 741 11.6 6
7 Jacob Schmidt 2 4 2.0 0 2 4 2.0 0
8 Dan Persa 2 -2 -1.0 0 2 -2 -1.0 0
9 Andrew Brewer 1 0 0.0 0 18 145 8.1 0 19 145 7.6 0
10 Ross Lane 60 640 10.7 3 60 640 10.7 3
11 Rasheed Ward 51 526 10.3 3 51 526 10.3 3
12 Sidney Stewart 17 134 7.9 1 17 134 7.9 1
13 Jeremy Ebert 15 161 10.7 2 15 161 10.7 2
14 Josh Rooks 7 46 6.6 2 7 46 6.6 2
15 Charles Brown 2 14 7.0 0 2 14 7.0 0
16 Brendan Mitchell 2 6 3.0 1 2 6 3.0 1
17 Zeke Markshausen 1 6 6.0 0 1 6 6.0 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 Brad Phillips 56 53 109 6.0 1.5 3 4 1.3 0 9 2
2 Prince Kwateng 54 52 106 5.0 2.5 2 1
3 Brendan Smith 50 32 82 3.0 0.0 2 74 37.0 2 8
4 Sherrick McManis 53 14 67 0.0 0.0 2 0 0.0 0 13 1
5 Nate Williams 31 35 66 3.5 1.0 2
6 Quentin Davie 25 32 57 9.5 3.5 2
7 Malcolm Arrington 23 29 52 6.5 1.5 1 1
8 Jordan Mabin 31 20 51 2.0 0.0 3 38 12.7 0 8 1
9 Kevin Mims 18 28 46 7.0 3.5 2 1
10 John Gill 27 17 44 9.5 4.0 1 1
11 Corey Wootton 25 17 42 16.0 10.0 1 0 0.0 0 3 1
12 Brian Peters 24 11 35 2.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 2 1 39 0 1
13 Corbin Bryant 15 13 28 5.5 1.0 1
14 Vince Browne 15 11 26 7.5 4.0 1 0 0.0 0 1 2
15 Mike Dinard 8 15 23 0.0 0.0
16 Marshall Thomas 4 8 12 1.0 0.0
17 Adam Hahn 2 9 11 1.0 0.5 1
18 Mike Bolden 8 2 10 0.0 0.0 1
19 David Arnold 5 4 9 0.0 0.0
20 Jeravin Matthews 5 4 9 0.0 0.0
21 Jacob Schmidt 5 4 9 0.0 0.0
22 Justan Vaughn 8 1 9 0.0 0.0
23 Ben Johnson 3 3 6 0.0 0.0
24 Eric Peterman 5 1 6 0.0 0.0
25 David Oredugba 4 1 5 0.0 0.0
26 Charles Brown 2 2 4 0.0 0.0
27 Scott Concannon 1 2 3 0.0 0.0
28 Stefan Demos 3 0 3 0.0 0.0
29 Jack Dinardo 0 3 3 0.0 0.0
30 Jeremy Ebert 3 0 3 0.0 0.0
31 Doug Bartels 2 0 2 0.0 0.0
32 Omar Conteh 1 1 2 0.0 0.0
33 Todd Dockery 1 1 2 0.0 0.0
34 Rejaie Johnson 1 1 2 1.0 1.0
35 Al Netter 2 0 2 0.0 0.0
36 Stephen Simmons 1 1 2 0.0 0.0
37 Mark Woodsum 1 1 2 0.0 0.0
38 Phil Brunner 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 1
39 C.J. Bacher 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
40 Mike Boyle 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
41 Lee Coleman 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
42 Ross Lane 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
43 James Nussbaum 0 1 1 0.0 0.0
44 Josh Rooks 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
45 Tyrell Sutton 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
46 Rasheed Ward 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
47 Kevin Watt 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 Stephen Simmons 23 509 22.1 0
2 Jeravin Matthews 6 139 23.2 0
3 Jeremy Ebert 4 79 19.8 0
4 Sherrick McManis 3 57 19.0 0
5 Jordan Mabin 3 55 18.3 0
6 Omar Conteh 2 47 23.5 0
7 Josh Rooks 2 11 5.5 0
8 Dan Persa 1 15 15.0 0
9 Bryce McNaul 1 6 6.0 0
10 Mark Woodsum 1 3 3.0 0
11 Brendan Smith 15 118 7.9 0
12 Eric Peterman 7 44 6.3 0
13 Jacob Schmidt 1 29 29.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Amado Villarreal 30 34 88.2 20 25 80.0 90
2 Kyle Daley 1 1 100.0 1 33 33.0
3 Stefan Demos 64 2499 39.0