Northwestern 24, Minnesota 17
Preview - Box Score - Recap

  1 2 3 4 Total
Northwestern 10 7 0 7 24 Final 
(20) Minnesota 0 17 0 0 17  
  Box Score Play by Play Drive Log
 Scoring Summary Wildcats - Golden Gophers 
  1st Quarter
 Wildcats TD Mike Kafka passed to Jeremy Ebert down the middle for 36 yard gain (Amado Villarreal made PAT) 7 - 0 
 
 Wildcats FG Amado Villarreal kicked a 34-yard field goal 10 - 0 
 
  2nd Quarter
 Golden Gophers TD Adam Weber passed to Eric Decker down the middle for 7 yard gain (Joel Monroe made PAT) 10 - 7 
 
 Golden Gophers TD Traye Simmons intercepted Mike Kafka for 24 yards (Joel Monroe made PAT) 10 - 14 
 
 Wildcats TD Mike Kafka passed to Josh Rooks to the left for 2 yard gain (Amado Villarreal made PAT) 17 - 14 
 
 Golden Gophers FG Joel Monroe kicked a 21-yard field goal 17 - 17 
 
  3rd Quarter
 NONE 17 - 17 
 
  4th Quarter
 Wildcats TD Brendan Smith intercepted Adam Weber for 48 yards (Amado Villarreal made PAT) 24 - 17 
 
 Team Statistics
  Wildcats Golden Gophers 
  First Downs 16 20 
    Passing 7 11 
    Rushing 9
    Penalty 0
  Third Down Efficiency 2-10 8-18 
  Fourth Down Efficiency 0-0 0-1 
  TOTAL NET YARDS 363 395 
    Total Plays 57 77 
    Average Gain Per Play 6.4 5.1 
  NET YARDS RUSHING 220 68 
    Rushes 41 25 
    Average Per Rush 5.4 2.7 
  NET YARDS PASSING 143 327 
    Completions-Attempts 12-16 32-52 
    Yards Per Pass Play 8.9 6.3 
    Times Sacked 2
    Yards Lost to Sacks 16 22 
    Had Intercepted 2
  PUNTS 6 7 
    Average Punt 42.8 43.0 
  PENALTIES 2 5 
    Penalty Yards 20 40 
  FUMBLES 1 2 
    Fumbles Lost 0
 Passing                  
 Northwestern Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int 
 M. Kafka 12 16 143 75.0 8.9 2 16 2
 Minnesota Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int 
 A. Weber 31 51 327 60.8 6.4 2 22 1
 J. Kucek 1 1 0 100.0 0.0 0 0 0
 Rushing            
 Northwestern Rush Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 M. Kafka 27 217 8.0 53 0
 O. Conteh 12 12 1.0 9 0
 E. Peterman 1 0 0.0 0 0
 Minnesota Rush Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 A. Weber 16 53 3.3 19 0
 D. Eskridge 9 15 1.7 8 0
 Receiving            
 Northwestern Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 J. Ebert 3 48 16.0 36 1
 E. Peterman 2 44 22.0 32 0
 R. Ward 1 17 17.0 17 0
 A. Brewer 1 14 14.0 14 0
 O. Conteh 3 11 3.7 7 0
 R. Lane 1 7 7.0 7 0
 J. Rooks 1 2 2.0 2 1
 Minnesota Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 B. Kuznia 7 98 14.0 22 0
 E. Decker 7 62 8.9 24 1
 N. Tow-Arnett 2 57 28.5 31 0
 B. Green 5 37 7.4 11 0
 J. Simmons 6 37 6.2 8 0
 D. Eskridge 3 23 7.7 10 0
 S. Salamon 1 6 6.0 6 0
 L. Campbell 1 0 0.0 0 0
 Kicking              
 Northwestern XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts 
 A. Villarreal 3 3 1 2 34 50.0
 Minnesota XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts 
 J. Monroe 2 2 1 2 21 50.0
 Punting            
 Northwestern Punt Avg Lng Blk I20 TB 
 S. Demos 6 42.8 55 0 3
 Minnesota Punt Avg Lng Blk I20 TB 
 J. Kucek 7 43.0 54 0 0
 Kick/Punt Returns
 Northwestern PR Yds Avg Lng TD KR Yds Avg Lng TD 
 S. Simmons 0 0 0.0 0 0 3 68 22.7 29
 B. McNaul 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 6 6.0 6
 B. Smith 3 15 5.0 10 0 0 0 0.0 0
 Minnesota PR Yds Avg Lng TD KR Yds Avg Lng TD 
 T. Stoudermire 0 0 0.0 0 0 3 53 17.7 22
 J. Thomas 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 14 14.0 14
 M. Sherels 1 13 13.0 13 0 0 0 0.0 0

Updated on Tuesday, Nov 4, 2008 1:47 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Northwestern
M. Kafka M. Kafka, QB
12-16, 143 yds
2 TDs, 2 INTs
 Minnesota
A. Weber A. Weber, QB
31-51, 327 yds
1 TD, 1 INT