How the Badgers ran and passed: Game 10

Of Melvin Gordon's 408 yards rushing against Nebraska, 325 of them came when he ran outside of the tackles.

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I’ve often wondered how a player accumulates 300 yards rushing in a game. I never imagined 400 (or 408, to be exact). But now we know.

To say the least, when Melvin Gordon ran outside against Nebraska, good things happened (as it usuall does).

So without further adieu, here’s how Wisconsin’s numbers broke down against the Husker and the totals for the season.

(Key: LI = left inside; LO= left outside; LW = left wide (i.e. end around); MID = middle; RI = right inside; RO = right outside; RW = right wide; INT = intended receiver on an interception; INC/PEN = an incomplete pass which did not count in the statistics due to a penalty; BAT/CTCH = ball batted down but caught by a Wisconsin lineman who was not the intended target)

Run vs. Nebraska

  GORDON CLEMENT OGUNBOWALE TOTALS*
LI RUSH 4 1 4 9
LI YDS 10 2 27 39
LI AVG 2.50 2.00 6.75 4.33
LO RUSH 3 2 0 6
LO YDS 92 0 0 98
LO AVG 30.67 0.00 n/a 16.33
LW RUSH 1 0 0 2
LW YDS 43 0 0 74
LW AVG 43.00 n/a n/a 37.00
MID RUSH 1 0 1 2
MID YDS 26 0 6 32
MID AVG 26.00 n/a 6.00 16.00
RI RUSH 8 1 2 11
RI YDS 47 3 11 61
RI AVG 5.88 3.00 5.50 5.55
RO RUSH 8 1 3 12
RO YDS 190 17 18 225
RO AVG 23.75 17.00 6.00 18.75
RW RUSH 0 0 0 0
RW YDS 0 0 0 0
RW AVG n/a n/a n/a n/a

* — Includes two runs by Kenzel Doe (1 left outside for 6 yards and 1 left wide for 31 yards).

Run (season)

  GORDON CLEMENT OGUNBOWALE TOTALS**
LI RUSH 35 23 13 71
LI YDS 232 142 87 461
LI AVG 6.63 6.17 6.69 6.49
LO RUSH 62 22 4 90
LO YDS 610 145 12 779
LO AVG 9.84 6.59 3.00 8.66
LW RUSH 4 1 0 13
LW YDS 103 7 0 226
LW AVG 25.75 7.00 #DIV/0! 17.38
MID RUSH 23 12 2 37
MID YDS 149 42 8 199
MID AVG 6.48 3.50 4.00 5.38
RI RUSH 51 24 5 82
RI YDS 248 143 24 423
RI AVG 4.86 5.96 4.80 5.16
RO RUSH 43 32 9 84
RO YDS 505 255 57 817
RO AVG 11.74 7.97 6.33 9.73
RW RUSH 4 4 0 18
RW YDS 62 8 0 175
RW AVG 15.50 2.00 #DIV/0! 9.72

** — Includes rushes from Kenzel Doe, Alex Erickson, Natrell Jamerson, Reggie Love, George Rushing and D.J. Spurling.

Pass vs. Nebraska (Joel Stave)

PLAYER TARGETED CATCHES
Arneson 2 1
Doe 2 2
Erickson 3 2
Fredrick 2 1
Fumagalli 1 1
Watt 1  
TOTALS 11 7

Pass (season/Stave)

PLAYER TARGETED CATCHES DROPS INT LOST/PEN INC/PEN
Arenson 16 10 1 2   1
Clement 5 4        
Doe 12 7       1
Erickson 27 13 2 1    
Fredrick 15 10        
Fumagalli 9 5 1      
Gordon 5 2 2      
Love 1 1        
Ramesh 1 1        
Rushing 6 3   1    
Sanders 1 1        
Thrown away 3          
Traylor 2   1      
Watt 1          
Wheelwright 2   1      
TOTALS 106 57 8 4 0 2

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