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
10/28/17     at Iowa L, 10-17 4-4-0 1-4-0 3:20   66292
11/04/17     at Michigan L, 10-33 4-5-0 1-5-0 3:08   111090
11/11/17     Nebraska W, 54-21 5-5-0 2-5-0 3:12   39933

Team Statistics

Team StatisticsMinnesotaOpp.
Scoring265204
Points Per Game26.520.4
First Downs182166
Rushing10977
Passing5878
Penalty1511
Rushing Yardage19571502
Yards gained rushing21741746
Yards lost rushing217244
Rushing Attempts448328
Average per rush4.44.6
Average per game195.7150.2
TDs rushing2015
Passing Yardage14301839
Comp-Att-Int105-213-8184-298-8
Avg. per pass6.76.2
Avg. per catch13.610.0
Avg. per game143.0183.9
TDs passing910
Total Offense33873341
Total Plays661626
Avg. per play5.15.3
Avg. per game338.7334.1
Kick Returns: #-Yards30-65534-744
Punt Returns: #-Yards9-3617-101
Int Returns: #-Yards8-988-117
Kick Return Average21.821.9
Punt Return Average4.05.9
Int Return Average12.314.6
Fumbles-Lost0-017-10
Penalties-Yards36-31258-576
Average Per Game31.257.6
Punts-Yards51-223260-2498
Average Per Kick43.841.6
Net punt average39.439.7
Kickoffs-Yards54-330455-3407
Average Per Kick61.261.9
Net kick average39.144.6
Time of Possession/Game31:5328:6
3rd-down Conversions49-13450-138
3rd-down Pct.36%36%
4th-down Conversions9-126-15
4th-down Pct.75%40%
Sacks by-Yards21-12414-107
Touchdowns Scored3226
Field Goals-Attempts14-1810-18
On-Side Kicks0-20-1
Red-Zone Scores(33-40) 83%(23-29) 79%
Red-Zone Touchdowns(23-40) 58%(18-29) 62%
PAT Attempts(31-32) 97%(22-25) 88%
Attendance263179254673
Games/Avg Per Game6/438634/63668

Score by quarters1st2nd3rd4thTotal
Minnesota68604196265
Opponents64483359204


Overall Indvidual Statistics

RushingGPAtt.GainLossNetAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Rodney Smith 10 195 834 35 799 4.1 3 51 79.9
Shannon Brooks 6 79 383 14 369 4.7 5 40 61.5
Demry Croft 7 59 435 98 337 5.7 4 73 48.1
Kobe McCrary 10 72 409 2 407 5.7 8 43 40.7
Jonathan Femi-Cole 5 9 42 0 42 4.7 0 21 8.4
Conor Rhoda 7 18 50 39 11 0.6 0 7 1.6
Phillip Howard 9 5 18 6 12 2.4 0 12 1.3
Demetrious Douglas 3 2 3 0 3 1.5 0 2 1.0
Minnesota 10 448 2174 217 1957 4.4 20 73 195.7
Opponent 10 328 1746 244 1502 4.6 15 77 150.2


PassingGPEffic.Comp-Att-IntPctYardsTDLongAvg./G
Conor Rhoda 7 126.6 59-109-4 54.1 839 5 67 119.9
Demry Croft 7 97.9 46-103-4 44.7 591 4 63 84.4
Minnesota 10 112.1 105-213-8 49.3 1430 9 67 143.0
Opponent 10 119.3 184-298-8 61.7 1839 10 50 183.9


ReceivingGPNo.YardsAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Tyler Johnson 10 35 677 19.3 7 67 67.7
Demetrious Douglas 3 11 83 7.5 0 27 27.7
Phillip Howard 9 11 132 12.0 0 25 14.7
Nate Wozniak 10 7 104 14.9 0 50 10.4
Shannon Brooks 6 5 59 11.8 0 22 9.8
Brandon Lingen 9 9 84 9.3 2 24 9.3
Eric Carter 10 4 86 21.5 0 35 8.6
Rodney Smith 10 14 86 6.1 0 22 8.6
Mark Williams 7 2 43 21.5 0 22 6.1
Rashad Still 9 1 32 32.0 0 32 3.6
Kobe McCrary 10 4 27 6.8 0 13 2.7
Ko Kieft 10 2 17 8.5 0 12 1.7
Minnesota 10 105 1430 13.6 9 67 143.0
Opponent 10 184 1839 10.0 10 67 183.9


Punt ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Drew Hmielewski 5 25 5.0 0 13
Antonio Shenault 4 11 2.8 0 12
Minnesota 9 36 4.0 0 13
Opponent 17 101 5.9 0 15


InterceptionsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Jacob Huff 3 67 22.3 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 8 98 12.3 2 89
Opponent 8 117 14.6 1 89


Kick ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Shannon Brooks 18 347 19.3 0 35
Rodney Smith 9 265 29.4 1 100
Kobe McCrary 3 43 14.3 0 22
Minnesota 30 655 21.8 1 100
Opponent 34 744 21.9 0 55


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


   | -------------- PATs -------------- |    
ScoringTDsFGsKickRushRcvPassDXPSafPoints
Emmit Carpenter 0 14 31-31 0-0 - 0 0 73
Kobe McCrary 8 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 48
Tyler Johnson 7 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 42
Shannon Brooks 5 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 30
Demry Croft 4 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 24
Rodney Smith 4 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 24
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
Minnesota 32 14 31-31 0-1 0 2-7 0 0 265
Opponent 26 8 22-24 0-1 1 2-3 0 0 204


Total OffenseGPPlaysRushPassTotalAvg./G
Demry Croft 7 162 337 591 928 132.6
Conor Rhoda 7 127 11 839 850 121.4
Rodney Smith 10 195 799 0 799 79.9
Shannon Brooks 6 79 369 0 369 61.5
Kobe McCrary 10 72 407 0 407 40.7
Jonathan Femi-Cole 5 9 42 0 42 8.4
Phillip Howard 9 5 12 0 12 1.3
Demetrious Douglas 3 2 3 0 3 1.0
Minnesota 10 661 1957 1430 3387 338.7
Opponent 10 626 1502 1839 3341 334.1


Field GoalsMade-AttPctLongBlkd
Emmit Carpenter 14-18 77.8 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)
vs. Iowa(33)(32)
vs. Michigan(23)49
vs. Nebraska(36), (30)
Number in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

PUNTINGNo.YardsAvg.LongTBFCI2050+Blkd
Ryan Santoso 50 2221 44.4 68 6 17 0 14 0
Jacob Herbers 1 11 11.0 11 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 51 2232 43.8 550 6 17 15 14 0
Opponent 60 2498 41.6 497 4 18 11 8


KICKOFFSNo.YardsAvg.TBOBRetnNet
Ryan Santoso 50 3075 61.5 16 2
Emmit Carpenter 4 229 57.3 2 1
Minnesota 54 3304 61.2 18 54 21.9 39.1
Opponent 55 3407 61.9 12 42 21.8 44.6


ALL-PURPOSEGPRushRec.PRKRIRTotalAvg./G
Shannon Brooks 6 369 59 0 347 0 775 129.2
Rodney Smith 10 799 86 0 265 0 1150 115.0
Tyler Johnson 10 0 677 0 0 0 677 67.7
Demry Croft 7 337 0 0 0 0 337 48.1
Kobe McCrary 10 407 27 0 43 0 477 47.7
Demetrious Douglas 3 3 83 0 0 0 86 28.7
Phillip Howard 9 12 132 0 0 0 144 16.0
Nate Wozniak 10 0 104 0 0 0 104 10.4
Brandon Lingen 9 0 84 0 0 0 84 9.3
Eric Carter 10 0 86 0 0 0 86 8.6
Jonathan Femi-Cole 5 42 0 0 0 0 42 8.4
Jacob Huff 10 0 0 0 0 67 67 6.7
Mark Williams 7 0 43 0 0 0 43 6.1
Rashad Still 9 0 32 0 0 0 32 3.6
Jonathan Celestin 10 0 0 0 0 31 31 3.1
Ko Kieft 10 0 17 0 0 0 17 1.7
Conor Rhoda 7 11 0 0 0 0 11 1.6
Duke McGhee 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Adekunle Ayinde 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Kamal Martin 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Thomas Barber 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Minnesota 10 1957 1430 36 655 98 4176 417.6
Opponent 10 1502 1839 101 744 117 4303 430.3



Overall Defensive Statistics

 TacklesSacksPass DefenseFumblesBlkd
Defensive LeadersGPSoloAstTotalTFL-YdsNo-YdsInt-YdsBUPDQbhRcv-YdsFFKickSaf
Thomas Barber 10 62 31 93 10-30 1.5-10 1-0 3 4 1 2-0 2 . .
Jonathan Celestin 10 47 21 68 4.5-16 1-7 1-31 2 3 2 1-0 . . .
Jacob Huff 10 38 15 53 3.5-5 . 3-67 4 7 . . . . .
Antonio Shenault 8 38 14 52 3.5-14 1-9 . 3 3 . . . . .
Adekunle Ayinde 9 31 13 44 2.5-7 . 1-0 4 5 . . . . .
Kamal Martin 10 25 12 37 5-23 1-2 1-0 1 2 1 1-0 2 . .
Duke McGhee 8 21 15 36 3-5 . 1-0 2 3 . . 1 . .
Carter Coughlin 10 24 7 31 9.5-42 5.5-31 . . . 1 . 1 . .
Blake Cashman 10 17 6 23 4-19 2-13 . 2 2 . . . . .
Kiondre Thomas 7 17 1 18 . . . . . . 1-0 . . .
Steven Richardson 10 7 11 18 2.5-6 . . . . . 1-0 1 . .
Gary Moore 10 10 6 16 2.5-10 1-8 . 2 2 . . 1 . .
Merrick Jackson 10 6 8 14 3-20 2.5-19 . 1 1 . . 2 . .
Julian Huff 10 9 2 11 1-1 . . . . . . . . .
Antoine Winfield 2 8 1 9 . . . . . . . . . .
Ken Handy-Holly 6 7 2 9 . . . 1 1 . 1-0 1 . .
Nate Umlor 9 3 5 8 . . . . . . . . . .
Justus Harris 3 4 4 8 0.5-1 . . . . . . . . .
Andrew Stelter 10 4 3 7 1.5-10 1.5-10 . . . . 1-0 . . .
Winston DeLattiboudere 10 4 3 7 2-7 2-7 . 3 3 . . 1 . .
Zo Craighton 3 6 1 7 . . . 2 2 . . . . .
Jaylen Waters 8 5 1 6 . . . . . . 1-0 . . .
Eric Carter 10 4 . 4 . . . . . . . . . .
Cody Poock 10 3 . 3 . . . . . . . . . .
Hunter Register 9 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . .
Tai'yon Devers 7 1 1 2 1.5-5 1-5 . . . . . . . .
Ryan Santoso 10 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . .
Jonathan Femi-Cole 5 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . .
Payton Jordahl 10 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . .
Nate Wozniak 10 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Phillip Howard 9 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Melvin Holland 3 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Colton Beebe 10 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Minnesota 10 418 190 608 61-224 21-124 8-98 32 40 5 9-0 12 . .
Opponents 10 377 296 673 44-172 14-107 8-117 23 31 5 5-0 8 . .



Individual Game Highs

Rushes    30  Rodney Smith vs. Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Rushing    183  Demry Croft vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
TD Rushes    Shannon Brooks vs. Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
  Kobe McCrary vs. Middle Tenn. (Sep 16, 2017)
  Demry Croft vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
  Kobe McCrary vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
Long Rush    73  Demry Croft vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
Pass attempts    29  Demry Croft vs. Iowa (Oct 28, 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)
  Emmit Carpenter vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
Long Field Goal    49  Emmit Carpenter vs. Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Punts    Ryan Santoso vs. Iowa (Oct 28, 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)
  Ryan Santoso vs. Iowa (Oct 28, 2017)
Long Punt Return    13  Drew Hmielewski vs. Illinois (Oct 21, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    100  Rodney Smith vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 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)
  Jacob Huff vs. Iowa (Oct 28, 2017)

Team Game Highs

Rushes    58  at Oregon St. (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Rushing    409  vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    9.1  vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
TD Rushes    vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 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    514  vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
Yards Per Play    8.4  vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
Total Plays    83  vs. Buffalo (Aug 31, 2017)
Total Offense    514  vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
Yards Per Play    8.4  vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
Points    54  vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
Sacks By    vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
First Downs    24  vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 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 Iowa (Oct 28, 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)
  at Iowa (Oct 28, 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    200  Karan Higdon, vs. Michigan (Nov 4, 2017)
TD Rushes    LJ Scott, vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
  Chris Evans, vs. Michigan (Nov 4, 2017)
  Karan Higdon, vs. Michigan (Nov 4, 2017)
Long Rush    77  Karan Higdon, vs. Michigan (Nov 4, 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    141  JD Spielman, vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 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)
  Noah Fant, vs. Iowa (Oct 28, 2017)
  Sean McKeon, vs. Michigan (Nov 4, 2017)
  Tyler Hoppes, vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 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)
  C. Rastetter, vs. Iowa (Oct 28, 2017)
  Brad Robbins, vs. Michigan (Nov 4, 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    3.0  Khaleke Hudson, vs. Michigan (Nov 4, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    8.0  Khaleke Hudson, vs. Michigan (Nov 4, 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)
  Jake Gervase, vs. Iowa (Oct 28, 2017)

Opponent Team Game Highs

Rushes    50  vs. Michigan State (Oct 14, 2017)
Yards Rushing    371  at Michigan (Nov 4, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    10.0  at Michigan (Nov 4, 2017)
TD Rushes    at Michigan (Nov 4, 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)
  25  vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
Yards Passing    311  vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    8.6  vs. Nebraska (Nov 11, 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    8.5  at Michigan (Nov 4, 2017)
Total Plays    75  vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Total Offense    439  at Purdue (Oct 7, 2017)
Yards Per Play    8.5  at Michigan (Nov 4, 2017)
Points    33  at Michigan (Nov 4, 2017)
Sacks By    at Michigan (Nov 4, 2017)
First Downs    23  vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)
Penalties    at Michigan (Nov 4, 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    at Iowa (Oct 28, 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)
  at Iowa (Oct 28, 2017)
  at Michigan (Nov 4, 2017)
Long Punt Return    15  vs. Maryland (Sep 30, 2017)