Tale of the Tape: Kansas - Minnesota

On the news that the KU Jayhawks would meet the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Insight Bowl on New Year's Eve, here's a side-by-side look at some of the important offensive numbers the two squads have posted through their regular seasons.

Scoring per game: KU 32.7, UM 23.4
Rushing first downs, season: KU 103, UM 76
Passing first downs, season: KU 157, UM 110

Rushing yards per game: KU 128.9, UM 105.8
Yards per carry: KU 3.7, UM 3.2
Rushing TDs: KU 22, UM 18

Passing yards per game: KU 302.3, UM 216.4
Yards per pass: KU 7.8, UM 6.8
Yards per catch: KU 11.9, UM 10.9
Passing TDs: KU 28, UM 14

Total offense per game: KU 431.2, UM 322.2

Fumbles/fumbles lost: KU 21/9, UM 22/10
Penalty yards per game: KU 45.2, UM 54.5
Time of possession per game: KU 30:27, UM 30:01

3rd down conversions: KU 87/174 (50%), UM 60/169 (36%)
4th down conversions: KU 10/16 (62%), UM 8/16 (50%)

TDs scored, season: KU 51, UM 35
Red zone scores: KU 45/53 (85%), UM 33/37 (89%).
Red zone TDs: KU 35/53 (66%), UM 24/37 (65%)

PATs: KU 49/51 (96%), UM 31-33 (94%)
FGs: KU 11/14 (79%), UM 12/16 (75%)

1st quarter scoring, season: KU 72, UM 41
2nd quarter scoring, season: KU 116, UM 85
3rd quarter scoring, season: KU 106, UM 64
4th quarter scoring, season: KU 98, UM 91

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