Matchup Breakdown: Florida vs Marshall

Heading into this Saturday's season opener at Florida, here's all the stats a Marshall fan needs to know: A statistical breakdown of Marshall and Florida. Make the final judgement for yourself.

UF 2000 Season Stats:

Total Offense.................... 418.7

Rushing Offense .............. 110.5

Passing Offense ............... 308.2

Passing Efficency ............ 142.45

Scoring Offense ............... 37.3

First Downs For ............... 258

Third Down Conv. .......... 40%

Turnovers (INT/Fum) ..... 12/9

Total Defense ................... 346.0

Rushing Defense.............. 133.1

Passing Defense............... 212.9

Passing Eff. Defense ....... 98.56

Scoring Defense............... 19.1

First Downs Against ....... 220

Third Down Defense....... 37%

TOs Forced (INT/Fum) .. 24/16

Turnover Margin ............. +19

Time of Possession.......... 27:04

Penalties-Yards ................ 93-692

Marshall 2000 Season Stats:

Total Offense.................... 412.2

Rushing Offense ..............113.6

Passing Offense ............... 298.7

Passing Efficency ............ 135.3

Scoring Offense ............... 28.5

First Downs For ...............246

Third Down Conv. ..........36%

Turnovers (INT/Fum) .....10/10

Total Defense ...................355.7

Rushing Defense..............175.2

Passing Defense............... 180.5

Passing Eff. Defense .......116.8

Scoring Defense...............23.6

First Downs Against .......241

Third Down Defense.......36%

TOs Forced (INT/Fum) ..16/9

Turnover Margin ............. +5

Time of Possession..........27:50

Penalties-Yards ................76-657

Individual Player Stats (2000)

FLORIDA:

RUSHING YARDS

Gillespie ..........678

Graham...........676

Carroll ................ 66

PASSING YARDS

Grossman .... 1866

Palmer ........... 1653

RECEPTIONS

Gaffney.............. 71

Caldwell ............ 49

Gillespie ............ 26

POINTS SCORED

Chandler ........... 97

Gaffney.............. 84

TACKLES

Johnson ...........102

Manuel .............. 83

Warren ................ 76

INTERCEPTIONS

Sheppard ............ 6

Johnson ............... 5

* Returning players in bold

Individual Player Stats (2000)

MARSHALL:

RUSHING YARDS

Wallace ..........555

Carey...........232

Rodgers...........204

PASSING YARDS

Leftwich .... 3358

Galbraith .... 214

RECEPTIONS

Poole ........... 70

Foye.............. 53

Washington.............. 40

POINTS SCORED

Jenkins.............. 82

Wallace.............. 48

TACKLES

Yates ...........115

Owens..........81

INTERCEPTIONS

Hodges ................. 5

Two with .............. 3

* Returning players in bold


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