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2009 Northwestern Wildcats Stats

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Record: 8-5, .615 W-L% (35th of 120)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 5-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pat Fitzgerald (8-5)

PS/G: 25.9 (71st of 120) ▪ PA/G: 24.5 (55th of 120)
SRS: -0.39 (64th of 120) ▪ SOS: -1.93 (77th of 120)

Bowl Game: Lost Outback Bowl 38-35 versus Auburn


Current Injuries

No injuries to report.

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 26.3 40.8 64.4 286.5 1.5 38.7 117.5 3.0 1.4 79.5 404.1 5.1 13.8 7.2 2.2 23.3 5.6 44.9 0.9 1.1 2.0
Defense 13 18.3 30.9 59.2 221.8 1.4 33.8 128.6 3.8 1.5 64.8 350.5 5.4 10.0 7.4 0.7 18.1 5.6 55.0 1.0 1.3 2.3
Difference +8.0 +9.9 +5.2 +64.7 +0.1 +4.9 -11.1 -0.8 -0.1 +14.7 +53.6 -0.3 +3.8 -0.2 +1.5 +5.2 0.0 -10.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Mike Kafka 319 492 64.8 3430 7.0 6.5 16 12 129.3
2 Dan Persa 20 34 58.8 224 6.6 5.1 2 2 121.8
3 Zeke Markshausen 1 1 100.0 38 38.0 58.0 1 0 749.2
4 Andrew Brewer 1 1 100.0 24 24.0 44.0 1 0 631.6
5 Stefan Demos 1 1 100.0 9 9.0 9.0 0 0 175.6

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Mike Kafka 150 295 2.0 8 1 24 24.0 1 151 319 2.1 9
2 Arby Fields 82 302 3.7 5 17 79 4.6 0 99 381 3.8 5
3 Scott Concannon 68 241 3.5 2 4 43 10.8 0 72 284 3.9 2
4 Jacob Schmidt 64 217 3.4 1 14 147 10.5 0 78 364 4.7 1
5 Stephen Simmons 59 233 3.9 2 6 37 6.2 0 65 270 4.2 2
6 Dan Persa 49 167 3.4 0 49 167 3.4 0
7 Jeravin Matthews 9 61 6.8 0 9 61 6.8 0
8 Mark Woodsum 6 17 2.8 0 2 15 7.5 0 8 32 4.0 0
9 Zeke Markshausen 4 9 2.3 0 91 858 9.4 3 95 867 9.1 3
10 Joe Mauro 2 6 3.0 0 2 6 3.0 0
11 Andrew Brewer 57 925 16.2 9 57 925 16.2 9
12 Drake Dunsmore 47 523 11.1 3 47 523 11.1 3
13 Sidney Stewart 42 470 11.2 2 42 470 11.2 2
14 Demetrius Fields 24 225 9.4 1 24 225 9.4 1
15 Jeremy Ebert 21 226 10.8 0 21 226 10.8 0
16 Charles Brown 8 65 8.1 0 8 65 8.1 0
17 Brendan Mitchell 4 38 9.5 1 4 38 9.5 1
18 Josh Rooks 3 34 11.3 0 3 34 11.3 0
19 Kevin Frymire 1 16 16.0 0 1 16 16.0 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 Vince Browne 24 15 39 8.0 5.0
2 David Arnold 26 8 34 4.5 2.0 1
3 Corbin Bryant 17 13 30 5.5 2.5 1
4 Marshall Thomas 16 10 26 4.0 1.5 1
5 Corey Wootton 16 5 21 6.0 4.0 1
6 Jared Carpenter 12 5 17 0.0 0.0
7 Adam Hahn 9 8 17 3.0 1.0
8 Demetrius Dugar 6 5 11 0.0 0.0
9 Kevin Watt 5 5 10 2.0 2.0
10 David Nwabuisi 8 1 9 1.0 0.0 1
11 Roderick Goodlow 4 3 7 0.0 0.0
12 Niko Mafuli 2 4 6 1.5 1.5
13 Bryce McNaul 2 4 6 0.0 0.0
14 Evan Luxenburg 2 2 4 0.5 0.5
15 Jack Dinardo 1 2 3 0.0 0.0
16 Stone Pinckney 1 2 3 0.0 0.0
17 Kyle Petty 1 1 2 0.0 0.0
18 Brian Arnfelt 0 1 1 0.0 0.0
19 Mike Bolden 0 1 1 0.0 0.0
20 James Kurzawski 0 1 1 0.0 0.0
21 Al Netter 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
22 Sherrick McManis 5 0 0.0 0
23 Brian Peters 3 8 2.7 0
24 Jordan Mabin 2 15 7.5 0
25 Nate Williams 2 0 0.0 0
26 Quentin Davie 1 7 7.0 0
27 Ben Johnson 1 70 70.0 1
28 Brad Phillips 1 23 23.0 0
29 Justan Vaughn 1 0 0.0 0
30 Quentin Williams 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 26 657 25.3 0
2 Jeravin Matthews 21 357 17.0 0
3 Andrew Brewer 7 135 19.3 0 7 33 4.7 0
4 Brendan Smith 1 14 14.0 0 9 59 6.6 0
5 Jacob Schmidt 1 12 12.0 0
6 Scott Concannon 1 0 0.0 0
7 Hunter Bates 3 11 3.7 0
8 Ricky Weina 1 23 23.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Stefan Demos 34 36 94.4 18 25 72.0 88 63 2203 35.0
2 Steve Flaherty 1 1 100.0

Scoring

Stats include bowl game
Touchdowns Kicking
Rk Player Rush Rec Int FR PR KR Oth Tot XPM FGM 2PM Sfty Pts
1 Marshall Thomas 1 1 6