Football
Illinois Vs. Northwestern: By The Numbers

 
 

Nov. 16, 1999

STATISTICALLY SPEAKING

Single-Game Career Highs set or tied in 1999

MUHAMMAD ABDULLAH
Tackles- 11 vs. PSU & Iowa
Solo Tackles-10 vs. Iowa
INT- (tie) 1 multiple times

Matt Carlton
Tackles-3 vs. ASU
Solos-2 vs. ASU
TFL-2 vs. ASU
Sacks-1 vs. SDSU

Danny Clark
Tackles-(tie) 17 vs. SDSU
INT- (tie) 1 vs. MSU

Rameel Connor
Tackles-8 vs. SDSU
TFL-(tie) 3 vs. SDSU

JAMEEL COOK
Catches-7 vs. OSU
Rec. Yards-100 vs. OSU
TD-1 three times
Long Catch-11 vs. Michigan

MICHAEL CRACIUNOIU
Catches-1 vs. UL
Yards-12 vs. UL
Long-12 vs. UL
Touchdowns-1 vs. UL

Michael Dean
Yards-129 vs. MSU
Receptions-8 vs. MSU, IND
Long play-40 vs. SDSU
Touchdowns-1, three times

JASON EBERHART
Tackles-9 vs. IND
Solos-8 vs. IND
Sacks (Tied)-1 vs. IND

STEVE FITTS
Punts-13 vs. PSU
Average-48.5 vs. IND
TD passes-1 vs. Iowa

TONY FRANCIS
Tackles (tied)-8 vs. Minn.
INT-2 vs. PSU

Robert Franklin
TFL-2 vs. Michigan
Sacks-1 vs. Michigan

ERIC GARRETT
Tackles-(tied) 3 vs. UL

ERIC GUENTHER
INT-(tied) 1 vs. MSU

Antoineo Harris
Yards-65 vs. UL
Attempts-11 vs. IND
Long run-47 vs. UL

Rocky Harvey
Receiving Yards-71 vs. UL
Long catch-67 vs. UL
Long Run-54 vs. Michigan

Steve Havard
Long run-46 vs. SDSU
Attempts-28 vs. OSU

ELMER HICKMAN
Receptions-8 vs. MSU
TD-1 vs. MSU & Iowa

Brian Hodges
Receptions-(tied) 2 vs. SDSU
Yards-(tied) 30 vs. Michigan
TD-1 vs. ASU & Mich.
Long play-(tied) 27 vs. Mich.

Chris Hoffman
Receptions-3 vs. ASU
Yards-(tie) 15 vs. ASU

Marc Jackson
Tackles-3 vs. MSU
Solos-3 vs. MSU

Brett Kautter
Tackles-3 vs. OSU
Solos-2 vs. OSU
TFL-1 vs. ASU
Sacks-1 vs. ASU

Kurt Kittner
Yards-323 vs. MSU
Completions-30 vs. MSU
Attempts-54 vs. MSU
Long pass-67 vs. UL
TD passes-4 three times
Completion Pct.-70.8 vs. UL

Greg Lewis
Receptions-3 vs. ASU & MSU
Yards-54 vs. SDSU
Touchdowns-1 vs. SDSU
Long play-54 vs. SDSU

Brandon Lloyd
Receptions-6 vs. Iowa
Yards-103 vs. Iowa
Long play-49 vs. ASU & UL
Touchdowns-1 vs. UL & OSU
KO Return-41 yards vs. Minn

MIKE MCGEE
Tackles-10 vs. Iowa
Solo Tackles-10 vs. Iowa
Sacks-2 vs. OSU

Brandon Moore
Tackles-8 vs. SDSU
Solo-(tie) 2 vs. SDSU
TFL-3 vs.SDSU
Sacks-2 vs. SDSU

Aaron Moorehad
Receptions-2 vs. Michigan
Yards-32 vs. MINN
Long play-32 vs. MINN
Touchdown-1 vs. MINN

Mike O?Brien
Tackles-2 vs. UL
Solos-2 vs. UL

ASIM PLEAS
Tackles-12 vs, MINN
TFL (tied)-2 vs. MINN

Neil Rackers
FG made- 4 vs. Iowa & OSU
FG Att.- 4 vs. Iowa & OSU
Points-22 vs. Iowa
TD-1 vs. Iowa

Johnny Rogers
Tackles-9 vs. UL
Solos-7 vs. MINN

JERRY SCHUMACHER
Tackles-5 vs. PSU & OSU
Solos-4 vs. OSU TFL-1 vs. PSU

SETH TESDALL
Tackles-3 vs. MINN
TFL-1 vs. MINN & Michigan
Sacks-1 vs. Michigan

KARLETON THOMAS
Sacks-1 vs. UL

Fred Wakefield
Tackles-(tie) 9 vs. MSU
TFL-(tie) 3 vs. MSU
Sacks-(tie) 2 vs. MSU

Trayvon Waller
Tackles-8 vs. UL
Solos-7 vs. UL
TFL-1 vs. OSU
INT-1 vs. Mich. & OSU

Terrell Washington
Tackles-3 vs. SDSU & MINN
Solos-2 vs. UL
TFL-2 vs. SDSU & MINN
Sacks-1 vs. SDSU, Iowa

Josh Whitman
Receptions-4 vs. OSU
Touchdowns-2 vs. OSU
Long Catch-33 vs. PSU

Eugene Wilson
Punt Returns-8 vs. SDSU
Punt Return Yards-109 vs. SDSU
Touchdowns-1 vs. ASU
Long-65 vs. ASU

Michael Young
Sacks-(tie) 1 vs. SDSU & MSU

WALTER YOUNG
Receptions-2 multiple times
Yards-42 vs. Iowa
Long-31 vs. Michigan
Touchdowns-1 vs. Michigan

NCAA TEAM rankings

ILNW
Rushing Offense54th76th
Passing Offense40th102nd
Total Offense50th105th
Net Punting51st49th
Punt Returns40th69th
Kickoff Returns112th61st
Scoring Offense29th110th
Rushing Defense79th91st
Pass Efficiency Defense34th45th
Total Defense83rd75th
Scoring Defense51st78th
Turnover Margin3rd93rd

NCAA INDIVIDUAL rankings

CATEGORYPLAYERRANK
Pass Efficiency Kittner36th
Total OffenseKittner29th
InterceptionsFrancis37th
Abdullah40th
Net PuntingFitts22nd
Punt ReturnsWilson36th
Field GoalsRackers7th
ScoringRackers14th

BIG TEN team rankings

ILNW
Total Offense7th11th
Rushing Offense6th8th
Pass Efficiency 7th11th
Passing Offense3rd11th
Scoring Offense7th11th
Total Defense9th8th
Rushing Defense8th9th
Pass Efficiency Defense3rd6th
Pass Defense10th3rd
Scoring Defense7th9th
Kickoff Returns9th4th
Net Punting8th6th
Punt Returns6th11th
Turnover Margin1st9th

BIG TEN individual rankings

CATEGORYPLAYERRANK
Pass Efficiency Kittner8th
Passing Kittner2nd
Total OffenseKittner4th
ReceptionsDean8th
ScoringRackers2nd
Scoring (kick)Rackers3rd
Net PuntingFitts4th
Punt ReturnsWilson7th
Field GoalsRackers3rd
PAT Kicking Pct.Rackers1st
Field Goal Pct.Rackers3rd
TacklesClark6th
InterceptionsFrancis4th
Abdullah4th

STATISTICAL COMPARISON

per-game averages

ILNW
Overall Record6-43-7
Conf. Record3-41-6
Total Offense382.4275.4
Points Scored29.613.4
First Downs19.915.5
Rushing Yds.149.6135.7
Passing Yds.232.8201.3
Time of Possession30:0728:57
3rd Down Conversion38.031.0
Points Allowed24.527.2
Yards Allowed389.7381.6
Rushing Yds. Allowed166.4180.3
Passing Yds. Allowed223.3201.3

HOW THE OPPONENTS HAVE FARED ??

TEAM/RECORDLAST WEEKTHIS WEEK
Arkansas State (3-7)W, 44-28 vs. Nevadaend of season
San Diego State (3-6)Byeat UNLV
Louisville (7-3)ByeSouthern Miss
Michigan State (8-2)W, 34-0 at NorthwesternPenn State
Indiana (4-6)L, 44-20 at MinnesotaPurdue
Minnesota (7-3)W, 44-20 vs. Indianaat Iowa
Michigan (8-2)W, 31-27at Penn StateOhio State
Penn State (9-2)L, 31-27 vs. Michiganat Michigan State
Iowa (1-9)L, 41-3 at WisconsinMinnesota
Ohio State (6-5)L, 46-20 vs. Illinoisat Michigan
Northwestern (3-7)L, 34-0 vs. Michigan Stateat Illinois

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL - RECORDS TO WATCH

TACKLES (CAREER)

NameTkls
1.Dana Howard595
2.John Sullivan501
3.Darrick Brownlow483
4.John Gillen441
5.John Holocek436
6.Dick Butkus374
7.Steve Glasson371
8Danny Clark367
9.Scott Studwell342
10.Tyrone Washington331

TACKLES-FOR-LOSS (CAREER)

NameTkl-Yds
1.Simeon Rice69-385
2.Moe Gardner57-226
3.Don Thorp40-191
4.Kevin Hardy38-220
5.Scott Davis35-206
6.Danny Clark34-141
John DiFelciantonio32-147
Tyrone Washington32-101
Mel Agee32-143
10.Mike Poloskey31-146

QB SACKS (CAREER)

NameSks.
1.Simeon Rice44.5
2.Scott Davis23
3.Mike Poloskey20
4.Kevin Hardy18
Moe Gardner18
6.Mel Agee15
7.Fred Wakefield12
8.Guy Teafatiller11
9.Ray Hairston10
Erik Foggey10
Dana Howard10
Jeff Weisse10
Rameel Connor9.5

INTERCEPTIONS (CAREER)

NameInt.
1.Al Brosky30
2.Mike Gow19
3.George Donnelly13
Mike Heaven13
Craig Swoope13
6.Red Grange11
7.Henry Jones11
8.Phil Knell10
Ron Bess10
Trevor Starghill10
Asim Pleas9

INTERCEPTIONS (SEASON)

NameINT
1.Al Brosky, 195011
Al Brosky, 195111
3.Mike Gow, 197310
4.Al Brosky, 19528
George Donnelly, 19648
6.Willie Osley, 19717
7.Red Grange, 19256
Ron Bess, 19676
Terry Miller, 19676
10.Mike Gow, 19745
Craig Swoope, 19825
Dave Edwards, 19835
Mike Heaven, 19835
Henry Jones, 19895
Tony Francis, 19994
Muhammad Abdullah, 19994

TOUCHDOWN PASSES (SEASON)

NameTD
1.Jeff George, 198922
Kurt Kittner, 199922
3.Tony Eason, 198120
4.Dave Wilson, 198019
Jack Trudeau, 198319
Johnny Johnson, 199419
7.Tony Eason, 198218
Jack Trudeau, 198418
Jack Trudeau, 198518
10.Jason Verduzco, 199016

TOUCHDOWN PASSES (CAREER)

NameTD
1.Jack Trudeau, 1981-8555
2.Jason Verduzco, 1989-9242
3.Tony Eason, 1981-8238
4.Johnny Johnson, 1992-9535
5.Jeff George, 1988-8931
6.Kurt Kittner, 199923
7.Mike Wells, 1970-7221
Dave Wilson, 198019
9.Kurt Steger, 1975-7718
Tom O?Connell, 1951-5218

PASSING YARDAGE (SEASON)

NameYds.
1.Tony Eason, 19823,671
2.Tony Eason, 19813,360
3.Jack Trudeau, 19853,339
4.Dave Wilson, 19803,154
5.Jason Verduzco, 19913,014
6.Jeff George, 19892,738
7.Jack Trudeau, 19842,724
8.Jack Trudeau, 19832,624
9.Jason Verduzco, 19902,567
10.Johnny Johnson, 19942,495
Kurt Kittner, 19992,257

PASSING YARDAGE (CAREER)

NameYds.
1.Jack Trudeau, 1981-85, 8,725
2.Jason Verduzco, 1989-927,532
3.Tony Eason, 1981-827,031
4.Johnny Johnson, 1992-955,293
5.Jeff George, 1988-895,189
6.Scott Weaver, 1993-963,212
7.Dave Wilson, 19803,154
8.Kurt Kittner, 1998-993,039
9.Mike Wells, 1970-722,750
10.Kurt Steger, 1975-772,735

RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS (SEASON)

NameTDS
1.David Williams, 198510
2.Randy Grant, 19848
David Williams, 19848
Mike Bellamy, 19898
5.Greg Dentino, 19806
Oliver Williams, 19816
Oliver Williams, 19826
David Williams, 19836
Shawn Wax, 19906
Elbert Turner, 19916
Jason Dulick, 19946
Ken Dilger, 19946
Michael Dean4

SCORING (CAREER)

NamePoints
1.Chris White262
2.Chris Richardson259
3.Doug Higgins230
4.Mike Bass212
5.Dan Beaver198
Howard Griffith198
7.Red Grange186
8.Neil Rackers174
Ty Douthard174
10.Robert Holcombe170

SCORING (SEASON)

NamePoints
1.Mike Bass, 1982104
2.Chris White, 1984103
3.Neil Rackers, 199990
Howard Griffith, 199090
5.Chris White, 198381
6.Red Grange, 192478
Buddy Young, 194478
John Karras, 195178
Chris White, 198578
Robert Holcombe, 199678

FIELD GOALS (CAREER)

NameFG
1.Chris White53
2.Chris Richardson52
3.Mike Bass41
4.Doug Higgins39
5.Dan Beaver38
6.Neil Rackers31
7.Bart Macomber17
8.Chris Siambekos15
9.Mike Wells11
Jim Plankenhorn11
Dave Finzer11

FIELD GOALS (SEASON)

NameFG
1.Chris White, 198424
Mike Bass, 198224
3.Neil Rackers, 199917
4.Chris White, 198515
5.Chris White, 198314
Doug Higgins, 199014
Chris Siambekos, 198614
Chris Richardson, 199314
Chris Richardson, 199113
Chris Richardson, 199413

KICK-SCORING (SEASON)

NamePts.
1.Mike Bass, 1982104
2.Chris White, 1984103
3.Neil Rackers, 199984
4.Chris White, 198381
5.Chris White, 198578
6.Doug Higgins, 199077
7.Chris Richardson, 199473
Chris Richardson, 199168
9.Mike Bass, 198163
10.Doug Higgins, 198861
Chris Siambekos, 198661

KICK-SCORING (CAREER)

NamePts.
1.Chris White262
2.Chris Richardson259
3.Doug Higgins230
4.Mike Bass212
5.Dan Beaver198
6.Neil Rackers168
7.Bret Macomber101
8.Mike Wells79
9.Chris Siambekos72
10.Don Maechtle60

PUNTING YARDAGE (CAREER)

NameYds.
1.Phil Vierneisel9008
2.Chris Sigourney8935
3.Chad Little8488
4.Terry Masar7587
5.Brett Larsen7547
6.Forry Wells6740
7.Dike Eddleman6232
8.Steve Fitts5823
9.Brian Menkhausen5176
10.Dave Fomzer4591

PUNTS (CAREER)

NamePunts
1.Phil Vierniesel229
2.Chris Sigourney227
3.Chad Little218
4.Terry Masar198
5.Brett Larsen191
6.Forry Wells171
7.Dike Eddleman159
8.Steve Fitts139
9.Brian Menkhausen134
10.Dave Finzer125
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