Minnesota 2017 Football Statistics


Game Results

DateOpponentScoreOverallConf.TimeAtt
08/31/17     Buffalo W, 17-7 1-0-0 0-0-0 3:16   43224
09/09/17     at Oregon St. W, 48-14 2-0-0 0-0-0 3:18   35206
09/16/17     Middle Tenn. W, 34-3 3-0-0 0-0-0 2:57   43727
09/30/17     Maryland L, 24-31 3-1-0 0-1-0 3:11   43511
10/07/17     at Purdue L, 17-31 3-2-0 0-2-0 4:55   42085
10/14/17     Michigan State L, 27-30 3-3-0 0-3-0 3:14   47541
10/21/17     Illinois W, 24-17 4-3-0 1-3-0 3:07   45243

Team Statistics

Team StatisticsMinnesotaOpp.
Scoring191133
Points Per Game27.319.0
First Downs130117
Rushing7454
Passing4656
Penalty107
Rushing Yardage1316937
Yards gained rushing14191099
Yards lost rushing103162
Rushing Attempts316225
Average per rush4.24.2
Average per game188.0133.9
TDs rushing128
Passing Yardage11121282
Comp-Att-Int82-156-7136-222-7
Avg. per pass7.15.8
Avg. per catch13.69.4
Avg. per game158.9183.1
TDs passing97
Total Offense24282219
Total Plays472447
Avg. per play5.15.0
Avg. per game346.9317.0
Kick Returns: #-Yards17-36520-458
Punt Returns: #-Yards6-328-53
Int Returns: #-Yards7-987-117
Kick Return Average21.522.9
Punt Return Average5.36.6
Int Return Average14.016.7
Fumbles-Lost0-015-9
Penalties-Yards25-23039-387
Average Per Game32.955.3
Punts-Yards33-145143-1838
Average Per Kick44.042.7
Net punt average39.340.1
Kickoffs-Yards38-234741-2554
Average Per Kick61.862.3
Net kick average39.246.7
Time of Possession/Game32:2027:39
3rd-down Conversions36-9638-99
3rd-down Pct.37%38%
4th-down Conversions8-94-9
4th-down Pct.88%44%
Sacks by-Yards12-604-27
Touchdowns Scored2316
Field Goals-Attempts10-149-16
On-Side Kicks0-20-1
Red-Zone Scores(23-28) 82%(16-19) 84%
Red-Zone Touchdowns(17-28) 61%(12-19) 63%
PAT Attempts(23-23) 100%(14-15) 93%
Attendance22324677291
Games/Avg Per Game5/446492/38646

Score by quarters1st2nd3rd4thTotal
Minnesota47443169191
Opponents37341349133


Overall Indvidual Statistics

RushingGPAtt.GainLossNetAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Rodney Smith 7 138 567 22 545 3.9 2 51 77.9
Shannon Brooks 5 70 337 8 329 4.7 5 40 65.8
Demry Croft 4 25 173 14 159 6.4 1 64 39.8
Kobe McCrary 7 51 269 1 268 5.3 4 26 38.3
Jonathan Femi-Cole 2 5 16 0 16 3.2 0 4 8.0
Conor Rhoda 6 18 50 39 11 0.6 0 7 1.8
Demetrious Douglas 3 2 3 0 3 1.5 0 2 1.0
Phillip Howard 6 1 4 0 4 4.0 0 4 0.7
Minnesota 7 316 1419 103 1316 4.2 12 64 188.0
Opponent 7 225 1099 162 937 4.2 8 34 133.9


PassingGPEffic.Comp-Att-IntPctYardsTDLongAvg./G
Conor Rhoda 6 126.6 59-109-4 54.1 839 5 67 139.8
Demry Croft 4 113.0 23-47-3 48.9 273 4 28 68.3
Minnesota 7 122.5 82-156-7 52.6 1112 9 67 158.9
Opponent 7 113.9 136-222-7 61.3 1282 7 50 183.1


ReceivingGPNo.YardsAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Tyler Johnson 7 27 499 18.5 7 67 71.3
Demetrious Douglas 3 11 83 7.5 0 27 27.7
Brandon Lingen 6 9 84 9.3 2 24 14.0
Nate Wozniak 7 6 94 15.7 0 50 13.4
Shannon Brooks 5 5 59 11.8 0 22 11.8
Eric Carter 7 3 77 25.7 0 35 11.0
Mark Williams 4 2 43 21.5 0 22 10.8
Phillip Howard 6 6 62 10.3 0 19 10.3
Rodney Smith 7 9 57 6.3 0 22 8.1
Rashad Still 6 1 32 32.0 0 32 5.3
Ko Kieft 7 2 17 8.5 0 12 2.4
Kobe McCrary 7 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.7
Minnesota 7 82 1112 13.6 9 67 158.9
Opponent 7 136 1282 9.4 7 67 183.1


Punt ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Drew Hmielewski 2 21 10.5 0 13
Antonio Shenault 4 11 2.8 0 12
Minnesota 6 32 5.3 0 13
Opponent 8 53 6.6 0 15


InterceptionsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Jacob Huff 2 67 33.5 1 67
Jonathan Celestin 1 31 31.0 1 31
Kamal Martin 1 0 0.0 0 0
Adekunle Ayinde 1 0 0.0 0 0
Duke McGhee 1 0 0.0 0 0
Thomas Barber 1 0 0.0 0 0
Minnesota 7 98 14.0 2 89
Opponent 7 117 16.7 1 89


Kick ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Shannon Brooks 15 299 19.9 0 35
Rodney Smith 2 66 33.0 0 40
Minnesota 17 365 21.5 0 40
Opponent 20 458 22.9 0 55


Fumble ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Minnesota 0 0 nan 0 0
Opponent 0 0 0.0 0 0


   | -------------- PATs -------------- |    
ScoringTDsFGsKickRushRcvPassDXPSafPoints
Emmit Carpenter 0 10 23-23 0-0 - 0 0 53
Tyler Johnson 7 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 42
Shannon Brooks 5 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 30
Kobe McCrary 4 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 24
Rodney Smith 2 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 12
Brandon Lingen 2 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 12
Jonathan Celestin 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Jacob Huff 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Demry Croft 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Minnesota 23 10 23-23 0-0 0 2-7 0 0 191
Opponent 16 7 14-15 0-0 1 1-2 0 0 133


Total OffenseGPPlaysRushPassTotalAvg./G
Conor Rhoda 6 127 11 839 850 141.7
Demry Croft 4 72 159 273 432 108.0
Rodney Smith 7 138 545 0 545 77.9
Shannon Brooks 5 70 329 0 329 65.8
Kobe McCrary 7 51 268 0 268 38.3
Jonathan Femi-Cole 2 5 16 0 16 8.0
Demetrious Douglas 3 2 3 0 3 1.0
Phillip Howard 6 1 4 0 4 0.7
Minnesota 7 472 1316 1112 2428 346.9
Opponent 7 447 937 1282 2219 317.0


Field GoalsMade-AttPctLongBlkd
Emmit Carpenter 10-14 71.4 49 0


FG SEQUENCEMinnesotaOpponents
vs. Buffalo50, 36, (43)40, 33
vs. Oregon St.(26), (49)
vs. Middle Tenn.(24), (47)(45)
vs. Maryland(41), 42(51)
vs. Purdue(38)52, (19)
vs. Michigan State(25), (47)(42), (35), (25), 45
vs. Illinois30, (20)42, (28)
Number in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

PUNTINGNo.YardsAvg.LongTBFCI2050+Blkd
Ryan Santoso 32 1440 45.0 68 5 10 0 9 0
Jacob Herbers 1 11 11.0 11 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 33 1451 44.0 405 5 10 10 9 0
Opponent 43 1838 42.7 356 4 10 7 7


KICKOFFSNo.YardsAvg.TBOBRetnNet
Ryan Santoso 34 2118 62.3 14 2
Emmit Carpenter 4 229 57.3 2 1
Minnesota 38 2347 61.8 16 38 22.9 39.2
Opponent 41 2554 62.3 11 28 21.5 46.7


ALL-PURPOSEGPRushRec.PRKRIRTotalAvg./G
Shannon Brooks 5 329 59 0 299 0 687 137.4
Rodney Smith 7 545 57 0 66 0 668 95.4
Tyler Johnson 7 0 499 0 0 0 499 71.3
Demry Croft 4 159 0 0 0 0 159 39.8
Kobe McCrary 7 268 5 0 0 0 273 39.0
Demetrious Douglas 3 3 83 0 0 0 86 28.7
Brandon Lingen 6 0 84 0 0 0 84 14.0
Nate Wozniak 7 0 94 0 0 0 94 13.4
Eric Carter 7 0 77 0 0 0 77 11.0
Phillip Howard 6 4 62 0 0 0 66 11.0
Mark Williams 4 0 43 0 0 0 43 10.8
Jacob Huff 7 0 0 0 0 67 67 9.6
Jonathan Femi-Cole 2 16 0 0 0 0 16 8.0
Rashad Still 6 0 32 0 0 0 32 5.3
Jonathan Celestin 7 0 0 0 0 31 31 4.4
Ko Kieft 7 0 17 0 0 0 17 2.4
Conor Rhoda 6 11 0 0 0 0 11 1.8
Duke McGhee 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Adekunle Ayinde 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Kamal Martin 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Thomas Barber 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Minnesota 7 1316 1112 32 365 98 2923 417.6
Opponent 7 937 1282 53 458 117 2847 406.7



Overall Defensive Statistics

 TacklesSacksPass DefenseFumblesBlkd
Defensive LeadersGPSoloAstTotalTFL-YdsNo-YdsInt-YdsBUPDQbhRcv-YdsFFKickSaf
Thomas Barber 7 44 19 63 7.5-21 0.5-4 1-0 1 2 . 2-0 2 . .
Jonathan Celestin 7 38 14 52 4.5-16 1-7 1-31 2 3 2 1-0 . . .
Antonio Shenault 6 30 11 41 2.5-5 . . 3 3 . . . . .
Jacob Huff 7 25 11 36 2.5-3 . 2-67 2 4 . . . . .
Adekunle Ayinde 6 22 8 30 1.5-6 . 1-0 3 4 . . . . .
Kamal Martin 7 20 7 27 4.5-22 1-2 1-0 1 2 1 1-0 2 . .
Carter Coughlin 7 16 2 18 8.5-35 4.5-24 . . . 1 . 1 . .
Duke McGhee 5 12 6 18 . . 1-0 2 3 . . 1 . .
Kiondre Thomas 6 17 1 18 . . . . . . 1-0 . . .
Gary Moore 7 7 4 11 2.5-10 1-8 . 1 1 . . 1 . .
Steven Richardson 7 4 7 11 1.5-4 . . . . . 1-0 1 . .
Antoine Winfield 2 8 1 9 . . . . . . . . . .
Blake Cashman 7 7 2 9 2-6 . . 1 1 . . . . .
Merrick Jackson 7 4 4 8 1.5-7 1-6 . . . . . 1 . .
Zo Craighton 3 6 1 7 . . . 2 2 . . . . .
Julian Huff 7 5 2 7 . . . . . . . . . .
Winston DeLattiboudere 7 3 2 5 1-2 1-2 . 3 3 . . 1 . .
Nate Umlor 6 2 3 5 . . . . . . . . . .
Andrew Stelter 7 3 1 4 1-4 1-4 . . . . 1-0 . . .
Cody Poock 7 3 . 3 . . . . . . . . . .
Hunter Register 7 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . .
Eric Carter 7 3 . 3 . . . . . . . . . .
Jaylen Waters 5 1 1 2 . . . . . . 1-0 . . .
Justus Harris 1 . 2 2 . . . . . . . . . .
Ken Handy-Holly 4 2 . 2 . . . 1 1 . . . . .
Nate Wozniak 7 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Phillip Howard 6 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Payton Jordahl 7 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Melvin Holland 3 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Ryan Santoso 7 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Minnesota 7 296 114 410 42-144 12-60 7-98 24 31 4 8-0 10 . .
Opponents 7 270 210 480 20-58 4-27 7-117 13 20 . 4-0 7 . .



Individual Game Highs

Rushes    30  Rodney Smith vs. Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Rushing    153  Kobe McCrary vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
TD Rushes    Shannon Brooks vs. Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
  Kobe McCrary vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Rush    64  Demry Croft vs. Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass attempts    26  Conor Rhoda vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Pass completions    13  Conor Rhoda vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Yards Passing    229  Conor Rhoda vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
TD Passes    Demry Croft vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Long Pass    67  Conor Rhoda vs. Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Receptions    Tyler Johnson vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Yards Receiving    141  Tyler Johnson vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
TD Receptions    Tyler Johnson vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Long Reception    67  Tyler Johnson vs. Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Field Goals    Emmit Carpenter vs. Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
  Emmit Carpenter vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
  Emmit Carpenter vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Long Field Goal    49  Emmit Carpenter vs. Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Punts    Ryan Santoso vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
  Ryan Santoso vs. Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Punting Avg    51.7  Ryan Santoso vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Long Punt    68  Ryan Santoso vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Punts inside 20    Ryan Santoso vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Long Punt Return    13  Drew Hmielewski vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    40  Rodney Smith vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
Tackles    16  Thomas Barber vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Sacks    2.0  Carter Coughlin vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    2.5  Carter Coughlin vs. Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Interceptions    Jacob Huff vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
  Jacob Huff vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
  Thomas Barber vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
  Adekunle Ayinde vs. Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
  Kamal Martin vs. Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
  Duke McGhee vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
  Jonathan Celestin vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)

Team Game Highs

Rushes    58  at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Rushing    292  vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    5.3  vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
TD Rushes    at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass attempts    32  vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
  32  vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Pass completions    19  vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Yards Passing    239  vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    19.8  at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Passes    vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Total Plays    83  vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Total Offense    411  at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.2  at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Plays    83  vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Total Offense    411  at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.2  at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Points    48  at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Sacks By    at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
First Downs    22  vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
Penalties    at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Penalty Yards    70  at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Interceptions By    vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
  at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Punts    at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Punting Avg    51.7  vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Long Punt    68  vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Punts inside 20    vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Long Punt Return    13  vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)

Opponent Individual Game Highs

Rushes    25  LJ Scott, vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Yards Rushing    194  LJ Scott, vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
TD Rushes    LJ Scott, vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Long Rush    34  T. Johnson, vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Pass attempts    42  JACKSON, Tyree, vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Pass completions    22  JACKSON, Tyree, vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Yards Passing    248  Elijah Sindelar, vs. Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
TD Passes    Bortenschlager, vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Long Pass    50  JACKSON, Tyree, vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Receptions    11  JOHNSON, Anthon, vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Yards Receiving    140  JOHNSON, Anthon, vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
TD Receptions    JOHNSON, Anthon, vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
  Villamin, J., vs. Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
  D. Moore, vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
  J. Funk, vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
  D.J. Knox, vs. Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
  Cole Herdman, vs. Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
  Ricky Smalling, vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
Long Reception    50  JOHNSON, Anthon, vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Field Goals    Matt Coghlin, vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Long Field Goal    51  H. Darmstadter, vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Punts    DEWEEN, Kyle, vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Punting Avg    52.4  Blake Hayes, vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
Long Punt    64  BONADIES, Matt, vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
Punts inside 20    Blake Hayes, vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
Long Punt Return    15  D. Moore, vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    55  Connor Heyward, vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Tackles    20  HODGE, Khalil, vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Sacks    2.0  Kenny Willekes, vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    2.0  Kenny Willekes, vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Interceptions    LEWIS, Cameron, vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
  J. Woods, vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
  J. Jackson, vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
  Ja'Whaun Bentley, vs. Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
  Khari Willis, vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
  Stanley Green, vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
  Cameron Watkins, vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)

Opponent Team Game Highs

Rushes    50  vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Yards Rushing    262  vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    5.6  vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
TD Rushes    vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Pass attempts    42  vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
  42  vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
Pass completions    25  vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
  25  at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Yards Passing    307  at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    8.5  at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
TD Passes    vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
  at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Total Plays    75  vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Total Offense    439  at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.8  at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Total Plays    75  vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Total Offense    439  at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.8  at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Points    31  vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
  31  at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Sacks By    vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
First Downs    23  vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Penalties    at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Penalty Yards    91  at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Turnovers    vs. Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Interceptions By    vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
  vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
Punts    vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
  vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
Punting Avg    52.4  vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
Long Punt    64  vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
Punts inside 20    vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
  vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
Long Punt Return    15  vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)