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2008 Northwestern Wildcats Game Log

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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 (75th of 120) ▪ PA/G: 20.2 (27th of 120)
SRS: 4.82 (41st of 120) ▪ SOS: -0.11 (61st of 120)

Bowl Game: Lost Alamo Bowl 30-23 versus Missouri

Offensive Game Log

Passing Rushing Total Offense First Downs Penalties Turnovers
Rk Date Opponent Result Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg Pass Rush Pen Tot No. Yds Fum Int Tot
1 2008-08-30 Syracuse W (30-10) 23 35 65.7 215 3 42 269 6.4 0 77 484 6.3 11 13 1 25 6 65 1 1 2
2 2008-09-06 @ Duke W (24-20) 15 33 45.5 251 0 27 77 2.9 3 60 328 5.5 10 3 1 14 4 33 0 0 0
3 2008-09-13 Southern Illinois W (33-7) 22 31 71.0 185 0 34 148 4.4 3 65 333 5.1 9 8 3 20 6 61 0 0 0
4 2008-09-20 Ohio W (16-8) 18 36 50.0 133 0 37 147 4.0 1 73 280 3.8 7 7 3 17 4 31 1 4 5
5 2008-09-27 @ Iowa W (22-17) 28 45 62.2 284 3 34 106 3.1 0 79 390 4.9 14 6 2 22 7 70 0 1 1
6 2008-10-11 Michigan State L (20-37) 34 61 55.7 283 1 32 176 5.5 1 93 459 4.9 16 8 3 27 4 40 1 2 3
7 2008-10-18 Purdue W (48-26) 21 34 61.8 250 4 43 191 4.4 2 77 441 5.7 11 10 2 23 8 47 2 1 3
8 2008-10-25 @ Indiana L (19-21) 22 35 62.9 164 0 47 152 3.2 2 82 316 3.9 10 10 3 23 2 30 3 2 5
9 2008-11-01 @ Minnesota W (24-17) 12 16 75.0 143 2 41 220 5.4 0 57 363 6.4 7 9 0 16 2 20 0 2 2
10 2008-11-08 Ohio State L (10-45) 18 27 66.7 177 0 43 117 2.7 1 70 294 4.2 10 7 3 20 7 85 2 1 3
11 2008-11-15 @ Michigan W (21-14) 17 29 58.6 198 2 37 59 1.6 1 66 257 3.9 8 4 2 14 2 10 0 2 2
12 2008-11-22 Illinois W (27-10) 22 33 66.7 230 2 34 109 3.2 1 67 339 5.1 13 5 3 21 2 28 0 1 1
13 2008-12-29 N Missouri L (23-30) 27 43 62.8 304 3 40 72 1.8 0 83 376 4.5 15 5 1 21 7 47 0 1 1
13 Games 279 458 60.9 2817 20 491 1843 3.8 15 949 4660 4.9 141 95 27 263 61 567 10 18 28

Defensive Game Log

Passing Rushing Total Offense First Downs Penalties
Rk Date Opponent Result Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg Pass Rush Pen Tot No. Yds Fum Int TO
1 2008-08-30 Syracuse W (30-10) 14 28 50.0 103 0 30 122 4.1 1 58 225 3.9 4 5 2 11 5 36 0 1 1
2 2008-09-06 @ Duke W (24-20) 29 47 61.7 294 0 44 178 4.0 2 91 472 5.2 14 14 0 28 5 39 1 0 1
3 2008-09-13 Southern Illinois W (33-7) 19 32 59.4 178 0 32 85 2.7 1 64 263 4.1 10 6 1 17 10 105 0 0 0
4 2008-09-20 Ohio W (16-8) 27 44 61.4 228 1 28 4 0.1 0 72 232 3.2 7 4 1 12 5 50 2 2 4
5 2008-09-27 @ Iowa W (22-17) 21 30 70.0 238 1 31 169 5.5 1 61 407 6.7 10 12 2 24 5 37 4 1 5
6 2008-10-11 Michigan State L (20-37) 14 20 70.0 169 2 43 128 3.0 2 63 297 4.7 9 8 1 18 5 45 0 0 0
7 2008-10-18 Purdue W (48-26) 31 51 60.8 308 1 25 158 6.3 2 76 466 6.1 13 9 1 23 9 69 2 3 5
8 2008-10-25 @ Indiana L (19-21) 22 35 62.9 247 2 36 72 2.0 1 71 319 4.5 10 5 2 17 8 73 0 0 0
9 2008-11-01 @ Minnesota W (24-17) 32 52 61.5 327 1 25 68 2.7 0 77 395 5.1 11 8 1 20 5 40 1 1 2
10 2008-11-08 Ohio State L (10-45) 9 16 56.3 197 3 45 244 5.4 3 61 441 7.2 7 12 4 23 6 62 0 0 0
11 2008-11-15 @ Michigan W (21-14) 12 36 33.3 83 0 46 181 3.9 1 82 264 3.2 3 12 0 15 5 52 1 1 2
12 2008-11-22 Illinois W (27-10) 20 37 54.1 212 0 39 123 3.2 1 76 335 4.4 11 9 1 21 4 48 1 1 2
13 2008-12-29 N Missouri L (23-30) 27 44 61.4 200 2 30 111 3.7 0 74 311 4.2 12 8 1 21 6 32 0 3 3
13 Games 277 472 58.7 2784 13 454 1643 3.6 15 926 4427 3.9 121 112 17 250 78 688 12 13 25