Statistical Comparison of TCU vs. Wisconsin

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    Statistical Comparison:

    TCU 12-0 (8-0 MWC) vs. Wisconsin 11-1 (7-1 Big Ten)

    Quarterbacks:

    TCU Senior Andy Dalton enters the game with the most wins among active Division I quarterbacks (41) and is the fifth-ranked quarterback in the nation. Wisconsin senior Scott Tolzien is ranked just above Dalton at number four.

    Dalton: 66.2 percent completion rate, 2,638 yards, 26 TDs and six interceptions; 167 passer rating

    Tolzien: 74.3 percent completion rate, 2,300 yards, 16 TDs and six interceptions; 169.8 passer rating

    Overall Offense:

    TCU and Wisconsin both average 43 points per game.

    TCU: 230.3 pass yards per game, 261.2 on the ground

    Wisconsin: 202.8 pass yards per game, 247.3 on the ground

    Running Backs:

    Ed Wesley (TCU, Sophomore): 162 attempts, 1,065 yards, 11 TDs, 6.6 yards per attempt

    Matthew Tucker (TCU, Sophomore): 144 attempts, 694 yards, seven TDs, 4.8 yards per attempt

    James White (WIS, Freshman): 148 attempts, 1,029 yards, 14 TDs, 7.0 yards per attempt John Clay (WIS, Junior): 176 attempts, 936 yards, 13 TDs, 5.3 yards per attempt

    Receiving leaders: WR Josh Boyce (TCU, Freshman): 33 receptions, 602 yards, six TDs

    WR Jeremy Kerley (TCU, Senior): 50 receptions, 517 yards, 10 TDs

    TE Lance Kendricks (WIS, Senior): 39 receptions, 627 yards, five TDs

    WR Nick Toon (WIS, Junior): 33 Receptions, 413 yards, three TDs

    Defense:

    TCU: 11.4 points allowed per game, 12 interceptions, 215.4 yards per game Sophomore LB Tanner Brock leads TCU with 97 tackles for the season

    Wisconsin: 20.5 points allowed per game, 14 interceptions, 323.5 yards per game Junior DL J.J. Watt leads Wisconsin with 59 tackles

    Special Teams

    Kickers

    Ross Evans (TCU, Junior): 11/13 Fields goals, 65/70 extra points

    Phillip Welch (WIS, Junior): 15/19 Field goals, 66/66 extra points

    Punters

    Anson Kelton (TCU, Junior): 38 punts, 42.2 average

    Brad Nortman (WIS, Junior): 35 punts, 42.8 average

    Kick returners

    Jeremy Kerley (TCU, Senior): 17 attempts, 28 yard average, long of 83

    James White (WIS, Freshman): 17 attempts, 19.4 yard average, long of 31

    Punt returners

    Jeremy Kerley (TCU, Senior): 30 attempts, 12.9 average, long of 45

    David Gilreath (WIS, Senior): Six attempts, 11.5 average, long of 27

    Tori Cummings is a freshman broadcast journalism major from Boise, Idaho.