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Week 14 Five Factors box scores

Five Factors stats from each game of the college football season’s 14th week.

NCAA Football: North Texas at Florida Atlantic Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

This week’s Five Factors box scores are up! Check out all the results here. Week 14’s superior performances in each category are below.

Top 5 success rate margins (vs. FBS)

  1. Florida State (+26% vs. ULM)
  2. Toledo (+18% vs. Akron)
  3. UCF (+16% vs. Memphis)
  4. Appalachian State (+14% vs. UL-Lafayette)
  5. Georgia State (+11% vs. Idaho)

Top 5 yards per play margins (vs. FBS)

  1. FAU (+3.3 vs. North Texas)
  2. Florida State (+3.1 vs. ULM)
  3. Appalachian State (+2.6 vs. UL-Lafayette)
  4. Georgia (+2.6 vs. Auburn)
  5. Ohio State (+2.5 vs. Wisconsin)

Top 5 field position margins (vs. FBS)

  1. Coastal Carolina (+11.8 vs. Georgia Southern)
  2. Stanford (+9.5 vs. USC)
  3. Boise State (+8.9 vs. Fresno State)
  4. UMass (+8.8 vs. FIU)
  5. Appalachian State (+6.9 vs. UL-Lafayette)

Top 5 points per scoring opportunity margins (vs. FBS)

  1. FSU (+5.0 vs. ULM)
  2. Clemson (+4.8 vs. Miami)
  3. Idaho (+3.4 vs. Georgia State)
  4. FAU (+2.7 vs. North Texas)
  5. Appalachian State (+2.3 vs. UL-Lafayette)

Top 5 turnovers luck margins (vs. FBS)

  1. Stanford (+3.9 vs. USC)
  2. Akron (+3.0 vs. Toledo)
  3. ULM (+2.4 vs. Florida State)
  4. Troy (+2.4 vs. Arkansas State)
  5. Idaho (+2.3 vs. Georgia State)

Translation: Stanford had a turnover margin that was +3.9 ahead of where national averages suggest it should have been. As each turnover is worth approximately five points, that means USC suffered about 19-20 points’ worth of bad turnovers luck. Still won, though.