A jump to 50th?

Michigan was 50th in scoring offense last year, a ranking for the Gophers to shoot for in their first season under Jay Johnson. Last year, Minnesota ranked 105th. Here’s what the gap between the two looked like:

Yards per game

Michigan passing: 237.7

Gophers passing: 214.8

Difference: 22.9


Michigan rushing: 158.2

Gophers passing: 144.1

Difference: 14.1


Total yards per game difference: 37.0


2015 scoring


Michigan: 50

Gophers: 34


Field goals

Michigan: 18

Gophers: 17


Total points (per game)

Michigan: 408 (31.4)

Gophers: 292 (22.5)