Nebraska 2017 Football Statistics


Game Results

DateOpponentScoreOverallConf.TimeAtt
09/02/17     Arkansas St. W, 43-36 1-0-0 0-0-0 3:52   90171
09/09/17     at Oregon L, 35-42 1-1-0 0-0-0 3:35   58389
09/16/17     Northern Ill. L, 17-21 1-2-0 0-0-0 3:15   89664
09/23/17     Rutgers W, 27-17 2-2-0 1-0-0 3:13   89775

Team Statistics

Team StatisticsNebraskaOpp.
Scoring122116
Points Per Game30.529.0
First Downs8379
Rushing3327
Passing4547
Penalty55
Rushing Yardage616436
Yards gained rushing697531
Yards lost rushing8195
Rushing Attempts150120
Average per rush4.13.6
Average per game154.0109.0
TDs rushing75
Passing Yardage8981034
Comp-Att-Int76-146-9101-153-5
Avg. per pass6.26.8
Avg. per catch11.810.2
Avg. per game224.5258.5
TDs passing76
Total Offense15141470
Total Plays296273
Avg. per play5.15.4
Avg. per game378.5367.5
Kick Returns: #-Yards8-2658-156
Punt Returns: #-Yards9-705-54
Int Returns: #-Yards5-439-238
Kick Return Average33.119.5
Punt Return Average7.810.8
Int Return Average8.626.4
Fumbles-Lost8-313-6
Penalties-Yards22-19428-226
Average Per Game48.556.5
Punts-Yards23-97238-1637
Average Per Kick42.343.1
Net punt average3939.7
Kickoffs-Yards25-159237-2292
Average Per Kick63.761.9
Net kick average41.446.7
Time of Possession/Game33:2326:36
3rd-down Conversions23-6420-52
3rd-down Pct.35%38%
4th-down Conversions4-60-2
4th-down Pct.66%0%
Sacks by-Yards3-197-44
Touchdowns Scored1515
Field Goals-Attempts5-65-9
On-Side Kicks0-01-1
Red-Zone Scores(15-17) 88%(11-15) 73%
Red-Zone Touchdowns(11-17) 65%(9-15) 60%
PAT Attempts(15-15) 100%(15-15) 100%
Attendance26961058389
Games/Avg Per Game3/898701/58389

Score by quarters1st2nd3rd4thTotal
Nebraska31243829122
Opponents5636717116


Overall Indvidual Statistics

RushingGPAtt.GainLossNetAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Tre Bryant 2 51 304 5 299 5.9 2 35 149.5
Devine Ozigbo 2 26 113 4 109 4.2 0 20 54.5
Mikale Wilbon 4 43 201 10 191 4.4 3 25 47.8
Jaylin Bradley 2 6 16 0 16 2.7 0 8 8.0
D. Pierson-El 4 2 23 0 23 11.5 0 12 5.8
JD Spielman 4 3 13 6 7 2.3 0 7 1.8
Luke McNitt 4 3 6 0 6 2.0 0 4 1.5
Tyjon Lindsey 4 2 5 0 5 2.5 0 4 1.3
Stanley Morgan 3 1 2 0 2 2.0 0 2 0.7
Tanner Lee 4 11 14 52 -38 -3.5 2 4 -9.5
Nebraska 4 150 697 81 616 4.1 7 35 154.0
Opponent 4 120 531 95 436 3.6 5 28 109.0


PassingGPEffic.Comp-Att-IntPctYardsTDLongAvg./G
Tanner Lee 4 107.2 76-146-9 52.1 898 7 44 224.5
Nebraska 4 107.2 76-146-9 52.1 898 7 44 224.5
Opponent 4 129.2 101-153-5 66.0 1034 6 51 258.5


ReceivingGPNo.YardsAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Stanley Morgan 3 18 299 16.6 3 44 99.7
D. Pierson-El 4 17 210 12.4 3 36 52.5
JD Spielman 4 12 171 14.3 1 36 42.8
Tyler Hoppes 4 9 110 12.2 0 35 27.5
Tyjon Lindsey 4 8 44 5.5 0 11 11.0
Gabe Rahn 4 2 27 13.5 0 17 6.8
Mikale Wilbon 4 8 23 2.9 0 11 5.8
Luke McNitt 4 1 11 11.0 0 11 2.8
Bryan Reimers 3 1 3 3.0 0 3 1.0
Nebraska 4 76 898 11.8 7 44 224.5
Opponent 4 101 1034 10.2 6 51 258.5


Punt ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
D. Pierson-El 8 69 8.6 0 63
Stanley Morgan 1 1 1.0 0 1
Nebraska 9 70 7.8 0 63
Opponent 5 54 10.8 1 63


InterceptionsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Aaron Williams 1 27 27.0 0 27
Antonio Reed 1 19 19.0 0 19
Tyrin Ferguson 1 0 0.0 0 0
Joshua Kalu 1 0 0.0 0 0
Luke Gifford 1 -3 -3.0 0 0
Nebraska 5 43 8.6 0 75
Opponent 9 238 26.4 3 87


Kick ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
JD Spielman 6 233 38.8 1 99
Tyjon Lindsey 1 17 17.0 0 17
Stanley Morgan 1 15 15.0 0 15
Nebraska 8 265 33.1 1 99
Opponent 8 156 19.5 0 27


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


   | -------------- PATs -------------- |    
ScoringTDsFGsKickRushRcvPassDXPSafPoints
Drew Brown 0 5 15-15 0-0 - 0 0 30
D. Pierson-El 3 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 18
Mikale Wilbon 3 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 18
Stanley Morgan 3 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 18
JD Spielman 2 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 12
Tanner Lee 2 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 12
Tre Bryant 2 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 12
Nebraska 15 5 15-15 0-0 0 2-7 0 1 122
Opponent 15 3 15-15 0-0 0 0-1 0 1 116


Total OffenseGPPlaysRushPassTotalAvg./G
Tanner Lee 4 157 -38 898 860 215.0
Tre Bryant 2 51 299 0 299 149.5
Devine Ozigbo 2 26 109 0 109 54.5
Mikale Wilbon 4 43 191 0 191 47.8
Jaylin Bradley 2 6 16 0 16 8.0
D. Pierson-El 4 2 23 0 23 5.8
JD Spielman 4 3 7 0 7 1.8
Luke McNitt 4 3 6 0 6 1.5
Tyjon Lindsey 4 2 5 0 5 1.3
Stanley Morgan 3 1 2 0 2 0.7
Nebraska 4 296 616 898 1514 378.5
Opponent 4 273 436 1034 1470 367.5


Field GoalsMade-AttPctLongBlkd
Drew Brown 5-6 83.3 41 1


FG SEQUENCENebraskaOpponents
vs. Arkansas St.(21), (41)(39), (31)
vs. Oregon44
vs. Northern Ill.37, (36)39
vs. Rutgers(32), (27)(33)
Number in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

PUNTINGNo.YardsAvg.LongTBFCI2050+Blkd
C. Lightbourn 23 972 42.3 64 1 8 0 7 0
Nebraska 23 972 42.3 219 1 8 9 7 3
Opponent 38 1637 43.1 211 3 4 9 5


KICKOFFSNo.YardsAvg.TBOBRetnNet
Drew Brown 24 1531 63.8 16 1
C. Lightbourn 1 61 61.0 0 0
Nebraska 25 1592 63.7 16 25 19.5 41.4
Opponent 37 2292 61.9 12 21 33.1 46.7


ALL-PURPOSEGPRushRec.PRKRIRTotalAvg./G
Tre Bryant 2 299 0 0 0 0 299 149.5
Stanley Morgan 3 2 299 1 15 0 317 105.7
JD Spielman 4 7 171 0 233 0 411 102.8
D. Pierson-El 4 23 210 69 0 0 302 75.5
Devine Ozigbo 2 109 0 0 0 0 109 54.5
Mikale Wilbon 4 191 23 0 0 0 214 53.5
Tyler Hoppes 4 0 110 0 0 0 110 27.5
Tyjon Lindsey 4 5 44 0 17 0 66 16.5
Jaylin Bradley 2 16 0 0 0 0 16 8.0
Gabe Rahn 4 0 27 0 0 0 27 6.8
Aaron Williams 4 0 0 0 0 27 27 6.8
Antonio Reed 4 0 0 0 0 19 19 4.8
Luke McNitt 4 6 11 0 0 0 17 4.3
Bryan Reimers 3 0 3 0 0 0 3 1.0
Tyrin Ferguson 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Joshua Kalu 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Luke Gifford 4 0 0 0 0 -3 -3 -0.8
Tanner Lee 4 -38 0 0 0 0 -38 -9.5
Nebraska 4 616 898 70 265 43 1892 473.0
Opponent 4 436 1034 54 156 238 1918 479.5



Overall Defensive Statistics

 TacklesSacksPass DefenseFumblesBlkd
Defensive LeadersGPSoloAstTotalTFL-YdsNo-YdsInt-YdsBUPDQbhRcv-YdsFFKickSaf
Luke Gifford 4 14 14 28 1.5-7 0.5-4 1--3 1 2 . . . . .
Aaron Williams 4 12 12 24 0.5-4 . 1-27 1 2 . 1-0 . . .
Chris Weber 4 10 12 22 1-9 . . 1 1 1 . . . .
Dedrick Young 4 11 11 22 2-7 1-5 . . . 1 . . . .
Antonio Reed 4 11 8 19 1-5 . 1-19 . 1 . . 1 . .
Marcus Newby 3 10 9 19 1-2 . . . . . . . . .
Carlos Davis 4 6 9 15 0.5-4 0.5-4 . . . 4 . . . .
Lamar Jackson 4 10 4 14 . . . 1 1 . . . . .
M. Stoltenberg 4 4 7 11 0.5-1 . . . . 1 . . . .
Mohamed Barry 4 3 5 8 . . . . . . . . . .
Dicaprio Bootle 4 7 1 8 . . . . . . . . . .
Deontre Thomas 4 2 6 8 . . . . . . . . . .
F. Akinmoladun 4 5 2 7 . . . 1 1 1 . . . .
Joshua Kalu 2 5 2 7 . . 1-0 1 2 . . . . .
Khalil Davis 4 1 2 3 1.5-9 0.5-3 . 1 1 1 . 1 . .
Ben Stille 1 2 1 3 1-2 . . . . . . . . .
Tyrin Ferguson 3 1 2 3 . . 1-0 . 1 . . . . .
Luke McNitt 4 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . .
Avery Roberts 3 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . .
Alex Davis 4 1 1 2 0.5-3 0.5-3 . . . . . . . .
J. Stovall 4 . 2 2 . . . . . . . . . .
Tony Butler 4 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Tyler Hoppes 4 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Stanley Morgan 3 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Jerald Foster 4 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Collin Miller 4 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Avery Anderson 4 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Tanner Lee 4 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Marquel Dismuke 4 . . . . . . . . . 1-0 . . .
Nebraska 4 135 118 253 12-54 3-19 5-43 9 14 9 2-0 2 . .
Opponents 4 147 141 288 21.5-78 7-44 9-238 23 32 14 . 2 . .



Individual Game Highs

Rushes    31  Tre Bryant vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Yards Rushing    192  Tre Bryant vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
TD Rushes    Tanner Lee vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Rush    35  Tre Bryant vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Pass attempts    47  Tanner Lee vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Pass completions    25  Tanner Lee vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Passing    299  Tanner Lee vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
TD Passes    Tanner Lee vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Pass    44  Tanner Lee vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Receptions    D. Pierson-El vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Receiving    103  Stanley Morgan vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Receptions    Stanley Morgan vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Reception    44  Stanley Morgan vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Field Goals    Drew Brown vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  Drew Brown vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Long Field Goal    41  Drew Brown vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Punts    C. Lightbourn vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Punting Avg    47.3  C. Lightbourn vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt    64  C. Lightbourn vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Punts inside 20    C. Lightbourn vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  C. Lightbourn vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
  C. Lightbourn vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Long Punt Return    63  D. Pierson-El vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    99  JD Spielman vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Tackles    12  Aaron Williams vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Sacks    1.0  Dedrick Young vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    1.5  Khalil Davis vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Interceptions    Tyrin Ferguson vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  Joshua Kalu vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  Aaron Williams vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
  Luke Gifford vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
  Antonio Reed vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)

Team Game Highs

Rushes    47  vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Yards Rushing    225  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    5.9  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
TD Rushes    vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
  vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Pass attempts    47  vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Pass completions    25  vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Passing    299  vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    7.4  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
TD Passes    at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Plays    83  vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Total Offense    463  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.6  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Total Plays    83  vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Total Offense    463  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.6  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Points    43  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Sacks By    vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
First Downs    25  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Penalties    vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Penalty Yards    75  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Turnovers    at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Interceptions By    vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Punts    at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Punting Avg    47.3  vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt    64  vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Punts inside 20    vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
  vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Long Punt Return    63  vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)

Opponent Individual Game Highs

Rushes    29  Freeman, Royce, vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Rushing    153  Freeman, Royce, vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Rushes    Freeman, Royce, vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Rush    28  Freeman, Royce, vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass attempts    68  Hansen, Justice, vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Pass completions    46  Hansen, Justice, vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Yards Passing    415  Hansen, Justice, vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
TD Passes    Hansen, Justice, vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  Herbert, Justin, vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Pass    51  Herbert, Justin, vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Receptions    Murray, Chris, vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Yards Receiving    117  Nelson, Charles, vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Receptions    Edwards, K., vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  Murray, Chris, vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  Mack, Blake, vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  Nelson, Charles, vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
  Mitchell, D., vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
  Schooler, B., vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Reception    51  Johnson III, J., vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Field Goals    Williams, S., vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Field Goal    39  Williams, S., vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Punts    FERENCE, Matt, vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Punting Avg    46.4  FERENCE, Matt, vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt    60  Ryan Anderson, vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Punts inside 20    FERENCE, Matt, vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
  Ryan Anderson, vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Long Punt Return    63  Taylor, Blaise, vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    27  Josh Hicks, vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Tackles    14  JONES, Bobby, vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Sacks    2.0  SMITH, Sutton, vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    3.5  SMITH, Sutton, vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Interceptions    Graham Jr., T., vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)

Opponent Team Game Highs

Rushes    44  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Rushing    201  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    4.6  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Rushes    at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass attempts    68  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Pass completions    46  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Yards Passing    415  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    11.1  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Passes    vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Plays    89  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Total Offense    566  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Play    7.4  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Plays    89  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Total Offense    566  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Play    7.4  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Points    42  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Sacks By    at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
  vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
First Downs    32  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
Penalties    12  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Penalty Yards    103  at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Turnovers    at Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)
  vs. Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
  at Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Interceptions By    at Oregon (Sep 9, 2017)
Punts    vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Punting Avg    46.4  vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt    60  vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Punts inside 20    vs. Northern Ill. (Sep 16, 2017)
  vs. Rutgers (Sep 23, 2017)
Long Punt Return    63  vs. Arkansas St. (Sep 2, 2017)