Northwestern 2017 Football Statistics


Game Results

DateOpponentScoreOverallConf.TimeAtt
09/02/17     Nevada W, 31-20 1-0-0 0-0-0 3:24   33018
09/09/17     at Duke L, 17-41 1-1-0 0-0-0 3:21   20241
09/16/17     Bowling Green W, 49-7 2-1-0 0-0-0 3:07   33706

Team Statistics

Team StatisticsNorthwesternOpp.
Scoring9768
Points Per Game32.322.7
First Downs7274
Rushing2728
Passing3940
Penalty66
Rushing Yardage481471
Yards gained rushing571541
Yards lost rushing9070
Rushing Attempts114115
Average per rush4.24.1
Average per game160.3157.0
TDs rushing84
Passing Yardage896760
Comp-Att-Int66-102-372-126-2
Avg. per pass8.86.0
Avg. per catch13.610.6
Avg. per game298.7253.3
TDs passing54
Total Offense13771231
Total Plays216241
Avg. per play6.45.1
Avg. per game459.0410.3
Kick Returns: #-Yards10-1668-147
Punt Returns: #-Yards3-24-38
Int Returns: #-Yards2-03-3
Kick Return Average16.618.4
Punt Return Average0.79.5
Int Return Average0.01.0
Fumbles-Lost5-311-7
Penalties-Yards15-13917-135
Average Per Game46.345.0
Punts-Yards13-63931-1282
Average Per Kick49.241.4
Net punt average46.239.4
Kickoffs-Yards17-108131-1930
Average Per Kick63.662.3
Net kick average41.751.3
Time of Possession/Game29:1430:46
3rd-down Conversions17-4025-53
3rd-down Pct.42%47%
4th-down Conversions3-50-3
4th-down Pct.60%0%
Sacks by-Yards4-207-65
Touchdowns Scored138
Field Goals-Attempts2-36-8
On-Side Kicks0-10-0
Red-Zone Scores(12-13) 92%(10-12) 83%
Red-Zone Touchdowns(11-13) 85%(6-12) 50%
PAT Attempts(13-13) 100%(8-8) 100%
Attendance6672420241
Games/Avg Per Game2/333621/20241

Score by quarters1st2nd3rd4thTotal
Northwestern2428103597
Opponents2124101368


Overall Indvidual Statistics

RushingGPAtt.GainLossNetAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Justin Jackson 3 55 259 11 248 4.5 4 42 82.7
Matt Alviti 2 1 68 0 68 68.0 0 68 34.0
Jeremy Larkin 3 16 69 4 65 4.1 1 14 21.7
Jelani Roberts 3 5 54 0 54 10.8 0 15 18.0
Jesse Brown 3 3 27 0 27 9.0 1 13 9.0
John Moten IV 3 10 23 2 21 2.1 0 7 7.0
Clayton Thorson 3 19 70 67 3 0.2 2 16 1.0
TJ Green 1 2 1 0 1 0.5 0 1 1.0
Garrett Dickerson 3 1 0 1 -1 -1.0 0 0 -0.3
Riley Lees 3 1 0 4 -4 -4.0 0 0 -1.3
Northwestern 3 114 571 90 481 4.2 8 68 160.3
Opponent 3 115 541 70 471 4.1 4 31 157.0


PassingGPEffic.Comp-Att-IntPctYardsTDLongAvg./G
Clayton Thorson 3 144.3 62-97-3 63.9 842 4 58 280.7
Matt Alviti 2 260.4 3-4-0 75.0 49 1 20 24.5
TJ Green 1 142.0 1-1-0 100.0 5 0 5 5.0
Northwestern 3 148.8 66-102-3 64.7 896 5 58 298.7
Opponent 3 115.1 72-126-2 57.1 760 4 52 253.3


ReceivingGPNo.YardsAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Bennett Skowronek 3 12 218 18.2 2 58 72.7
Garrett Dickerson 3 14 188 13.4 0 28 62.7
Flynn Nagel 3 10 97 9.7 0 20 32.3
Macan Wilson 3 5 91 18.2 1 41 30.3
Justin Jackson 3 9 87 9.7 0 24 29.0
Riley Lees 3 5 73 14.6 2 20 24.3
Kyric McGowan 3 4 48 12.0 0 15 16.0
Jeremy Larkin 3 1 41 41.0 0 39 13.7
Jalen Brown 3 3 33 11.0 0 13 11.0
Cameron Green 3 2 15 7.5 0 8 5.0
Jackson Tirmonia 1 1 5 5.0 0 5 5.0
Northwestern 3 66 896 13.6 5 58 298.7
Opponent 3 72 760 10.6 4 58 253.3


Punt ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Flynn Nagel 3 2 0.7 0 6
Northwestern 3 2 0.7 0 6
Opponent 4 38 9.5 0 13


InterceptionsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Montre Hartage 1 0 0.0 0 0
Kyle Queiro 1 0 0.0 0 0
Northwestern 2 0 0.0 0 75
Opponent 3 3 1.0 0 87


Kick ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
John Moten IV 9 151 16.8 0 27
Auston Anderson 1 15 15.0 0 15
Northwestern 10 166 16.6 0 27
Opponent 8 147 18.4 0 35


Fumble ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Godwin Igwebuike 1 45 45.0 0 45
Northwestern 1 45 45.0 0 45
Opponent 1 0 0.0 0 0


   | -------------- PATs -------------- |    
ScoringTDsFGsKickRushRcvPassDXPSafPoints
Justin Jackson 4 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 24
Charlie Kuhbander 0 2 12-12 0-0 - 0 0 18
Bennett Skowronek 2 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 12
Riley Lees 2 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 12
Clayton Thorson 2 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 12
Jeremy Larkin 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Jesse Brown 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Macan Wilson 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Makay Redd 0 0 1-1 0-0 - 0 0 1
Northwestern 13 2 13-13 0-0 0 2-7 0 0 97
Opponent 8 4 8-8 0-0 0 0-1 0 0 68


Total OffenseGPPlaysRushPassTotalAvg./G
Clayton Thorson 3 116 3 842 845 281.7
Justin Jackson 3 55 248 0 248 82.7
Matt Alviti 2 5 68 49 117 58.5
Jeremy Larkin 3 16 65 0 65 21.7
Jelani Roberts 3 5 54 0 54 18.0
Jesse Brown 3 3 27 0 27 9.0
John Moten IV 3 10 21 0 21 7.0
TJ Green 1 3 1 5 6 6.0
Garrett Dickerson 3 1 -1 0 -1 -0.3
Riley Lees 3 1 -4 0 -4 -1.3
Northwestern 3 216 481 896 1377 459.0
Opponent 3 241 471 760 1231 410.3


Field GoalsMade-AttPctLongBlkd
Charlie Kuhbander 2-3 66.7 40 0


FG SEQUENCENorthwesternOpponents
vs. Nevada21, (23)(31), (33)
vs. Duke(40)(31), (24)
vs. Bowling Green
Number in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

PUNTINGNo.YardsAvg.LongTBFCI2050+Blkd
Daniel Kubiuk 1 45 45.0 45 0 1 0 0 0
Northwestern 13 639 49.2 167 0 4 2 5 2
Opponent 31 1282 41.4 138 3 5 6 2


KICKOFFSNo.YardsAvg.TBOBRetnNet
Luke Otto 17 1081 63.6 9 0
Northwestern 17 1081 63.6 9 17 18.4 41.7
Opponent 31 1930 62.3 7 15 16.6 51.3


ALL-PURPOSEGPRushRec.PRKRIRTotalAvg./G
Justin Jackson 3 248 87 0 0 0 335 111.7
Bennett Skowronek 3 0 218 0 0 0 218 72.7
Garrett Dickerson 3 -1 188 0 0 0 187 62.3
John Moten IV 3 21 0 0 151 0 172 57.3
Jeremy Larkin 3 65 41 0 0 0 106 35.3
Matt Alviti 2 68 0 0 0 0 68 34.0
Flynn Nagel 3 0 97 2 0 0 99 33.0
Macan Wilson 3 0 91 0 0 0 91 30.3
Riley Lees 3 -4 73 0 0 0 69 23.0
Jelani Roberts 3 54 0 0 0 0 54 18.0
Kyric McGowan 3 0 48 0 0 0 48 16.0
Jalen Brown 3 0 33 0 0 0 33 11.0
Jesse Brown 3 27 0 0 0 0 27 9.0
Cameron Green 3 0 15 0 0 0 15 5.0
Auston Anderson 3 0 0 0 15 0 15 5.0
Jackson Tirmonia 1 0 5 0 0 0 5 5.0
TJ Green 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Clayton Thorson 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1.0
Kyle Queiro 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Montre Hartage 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Northwestern 3 481 896 2 166 0 1545 515.0
Opponent 3 471 760 38 147 3 1419 473.0



Overall Defensive Statistics

 TacklesSacksPass DefenseFumblesBlkd
Defensive LeadersGPSoloAstTotalTFL-YdsNo-YdsInt-YdsBUPDQbhRcv-YdsFFKickSaf
Paddy Fisher 3 17 12 29 0.5-1 . . . . . 1-0 . . .
Godwin Igwebuike 3 13 9 22 0.5-1 . . 2 2 . 1-45 1 . .
Kyle Queiro 3 9 11 20 3.5-12 . 1-0 2 3 . . 1 . .
Montre Hartage 3 13 4 17 1-2 . 1-0 3 4 . . 1 . .
Nate Hall 3 10 7 17 2-3 . . 1 1 . . . . .
Brett Walsh 3 9 7 16 1-1 . . 1 1 . . . . .
Tyler Lancaster 3 7 6 13 3-6 1-2 . . . 3 . . . .
Blake Gallagher 3 5 5 10 1-1 . . . . . . . . .
Samdup Miller 3 4 6 10 1.5-5 . . . . 2 . . . .
Jared McGee 3 7 2 9 . . . . . . . . . .
Nathan Fox 3 4 4 8 . . . . . . . . . .
Warren Long 3 7 1 8 . . . . . 1 . 2 . .
Joe Gaziano 3 3 3 6 2-9 1-6 . 1 1 5 . 1 . .
Alex Miller 3 2 3 5 1-4 . . 1 1 1 . . . .
Ben Oxley 3 2 2 4 . . . . . 1 . . . .
Jordan Thompson 3 2 2 4 1-5 1-5 . . . . . 1 . .
Chris Bergin 1 3 1 4 1-1 . . . . . . . . .
Marcus McShepard 1 3 . 3 . . . 1 1 . . . . .
Mark Gooden 2 1 2 3 . . . . . . . . . .
Trae Williams 2 3 . 3 . . . 1 1 . . . . .
Joe Bergin 3 1 2 3 . . . . . . . . . .
Alonzo Mayo 1 1 1 2 . . . 1 1 . . . . .
Trent Goens 3 2 . 2 1-7 1-7 . . . 1 . . . .
Fred Wyatt 3 1 1 2 . . . . . 1 . . . .
Kyric McGowan 3 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Jango Glackin 2 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Bennett Skowronek 3 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Cameron Green 3 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Tommy Carnifax 2 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Erik Mueller 1 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Earnest Brown IV 3 . 1 1 . . . . . 1 . . . .
Corey Acker 3 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Jeremy Larkin 3 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
JR Pace 3 1 . 1 . . . 1 1 . . . . .
Luke Otto 3 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Joe Spivak 2 . . . . . . . . 1 . . . .
Brian Bullock 1 . . . . . . 1 1 . . . . .
Auston Anderson 3 . . . . . . . . . 1-0 . . .
Northwestern 3 134 98 232 21-59 4-20 2-0 16 18 17 3-45 7 . 1
Opponents 3 131 88 219 18-89 7-65 3-3 13 16 7 4-0 4 . .



Individual Game Highs

Rushes    30  Justin Jackson vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Yards Rushing    121  Justin Jackson vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
TD Rushes    Justin Jackson vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Rush    68  Matt Alviti vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Pass attempts    38  Clayton Thorson vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Pass completions    28  Clayton Thorson vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Yards Passing    370  Clayton Thorson vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
TD Passes    Clayton Thorson vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  Clayton Thorson vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Pass    58  Clayton Thorson vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Receptions    Garrett Dickerson vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Receiving    150  Garrett Dickerson vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
TD Receptions    Bennett Skowronek vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Reception    58  Bennett Skowronek vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Field Goals    Charlie Kuhbander vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  Charlie Kuhbander vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Field Goal    40  Charlie Kuhbander vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Punts    Niswander, Hunter vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Punting Avg    51.5  Niswander, Hunter vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt    59  Niswander, Hunter vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Punts inside 20    Niswander, Hunter vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
  Niswander, Hunter vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt Return    Flynn Nagel vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    27  John Moten IV vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Tackles    18  Paddy Fisher vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Sacks    1.0  Joe Gaziano vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
  1.0  Tyler Lancaster vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
  1.0  Trent Goens vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
  1.0  Jordan Thompson vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    2.0  Kyle Queiro vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
  2.0  Nate Hall vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Interceptions    Kyle Queiro vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  Montre Hartage vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)

Team Game Highs

Rushes    50  vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Yards Rushing    303  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    7.0  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
TD Rushes    vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Pass attempts    38  vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Pass completions    28  vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Yards Passing    375  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    12.1  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
TD Passes    vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Total Plays    88  vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Total Offense    678  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Per Play    9.2  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Total Plays    88  vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Total Offense    678  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Per Play    9.2  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Points    49  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Sacks By    vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
First Downs    30  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Penalties    vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Penalty Yards    90  vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Turnovers    at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Interceptions By    vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Punts    at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Punting Avg    49.7  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Punt    59  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Punts inside 20    at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt Return    vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)

Opponent Individual Game Highs

Rushes    16  Jones, D, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Rushing    108  Jones, D, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Rushes    Jones, D, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Rush    31  KINCAIDE, Jaxson, vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Pass attempts    45  Jones, D, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass completions    29  Jones, D, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Passing    305  Jones, D, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Passes    GANGI, Ty, vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  Jones, D, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Pass    52  Jones, D, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Receptions    12  Rahming, T.J., vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Receiving    127  Rahming, T.J., vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Receptions    MANNIX, McLane, vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  DEMPS, Wyatt, vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  Koppenhaver, D, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
  Taylor, C, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Reception    52  Taylor, C, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Field Goals    PETTIT, Spencer, vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  Parker, A, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Field Goal    33  PETTIT, Spencer, vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Punts    DAVIDSON, Joe, vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Punting Avg    45.2  DAVIDSON, Joe, vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt    61  DAVIDSON, Joe, vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Punts inside 20    DAVIDSON, Joe, vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt Return    13  FOSSUM, Kaleb, vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  13  MILTON, Marcus, vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    35  CRUMBIE, Vosean, vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Tackles    15  PAULHUS, Austin, vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Sacks    1.0  Saxton II, A, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
  1.0  Humphreys, B, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
  1.0  Jordan, D, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
  1.0  Ramsay, M, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
  1.0  SMITH, Shannon, vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
  1.0  CROSLEN, Josh, vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    3.5  PAULHUS, Austin, vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Interceptions    Gilbert, M, vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)

Opponent Team Game Highs

Rushes    59  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Rushing    233  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    5.5  vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
TD Rushes    at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass attempts    45  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass completions    29  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Passing    305  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    6.8  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
TD Passes    vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Plays    104  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Offense    538  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Play    5.4  vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Total Plays    104  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Offense    538  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Play    5.4  vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Points    41  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Sacks By    at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
First Downs    34  at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Penalties    at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Penalty Yards    65  vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
Turnovers    at Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  vs. Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Interceptions By    at Duke (Sep 9, 2017)
Punts    vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Punting Avg    45.2  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt    61  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Punts inside 20    vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt Return    13  vs. Nevada (Sep 2, 2017)
  13  vs. Bowling Green (Sep 16, 2017)