Nebraska Football Numbers, Statistics & Lies: Offense (Balance, Rank, and Points/Play) – Corn Nation

I decided to bring back NSL for a couple of offseason appearances. This one focuses on the offense. In other words, I decided to focus on the good news first…

Offensive Rank – FBS

This graph shows where the Huskers ranked nationally as the season progressed. Being at the bottom of this graph is better than the top.

The green line is scoring offense, red line is passing offense, blue line is rushing offense and yellow line is total offense (yards). You can see that post-Michigan, the yards started to come for the Husker offense, but not the points. It took until halfway through the season for Nebraska to start scoring enough points to really move the needle in terms of national ranking. Turnovers, missed field goals, and failed fourth downs were all a factor.

Offensive Balance

This graph shows the # of pass plays (red) run by

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