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2015 Illinois advanced statistical profile

Updated on 8/21/2016

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2015 | 2016

Illinois Fighting Illini (Big Ten West)

2015 Schedule & Results
Record: 5-7 | Second-order wins (diff.): 4.8 (-0.2) | S&P+ Rk: 61
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
5-Sep Kent State 115 52-3 W 100% 59.4 88% 77% 96%
12-Sep Western Illinois N/A 44-0 W 100% 35.1 86% 34% 93%
19-Sep at North Carolina 29 14-48 L 3% -14.9 69% 39% 49%
26-Sep Middle Tennessee 82 27-25 W 48% -0.5 78% 39% 72%
3-Oct Nebraska 48 14-13 W 68% 3.8 90% 22% 94%
10-Oct at Iowa 47 20-29 L 7% -11.9 25% 53% 34%
24-Oct Wisconsin 31 13-24 L 32% -3.6 51% 77% 49%
31-Oct at Penn State 30 0-39 L 0% -34.6 5% 3% 21%
7-Nov at Purdue 86 48-14 W 100% 30.0 80% 85% 84%
14-Nov Ohio State 3 3-28 L 0% -32.8 11% 12% 42%
21-Nov at Minnesota 37 23-32 L 14% -8.7 18% 44% 28%
28-Nov vs. Northwestern 56 14-24 L 12% -9.3 15% 44% 23%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 24.0 98 20.3 19
Points Per Game 22.7 103 23.3 37
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.21 95 1.20 35 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 38.2% 104 38.8% 41 40.3%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 29.8 68 30.3 78 29.9
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 3.83 117 4.29 32 4.67
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 1.69 54 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+0.96
ACTUAL 4 37
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 100.7 74 102.2 58 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 39.3% 99 42.5% 74 42.3%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.08 62 1.04 54 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 96.3 89 104.6 44 100.0
Opportunity Rate 33.1% 118 38.2% 67 38.9%
Power Success Rate 64.3% 77 66.7% 69 66.3%
Stuff Rate 19.6% 74 22.8% 31 19.6%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Ke'Shawn Vaughn RB 5'10, 205 FR 157 723 6 4.6 6.5 29.3% 2 (2)
Josh Ferguson RB 5'10, 200 SR 129 708 3 5.5 6.3 37.2% 1 (1)
Chayce Crouch QB 6'4, 225 FR 23 110 1 4.8 4.8 34.8% 0 (0)
Henry Enyenihi RB 5'11, 215 JR 20 58 1 2.9 2.0 20.0% 0 (0)
Kendrick Foster RB 5'9, 200 SO 15 78 1 5.2 3.0 46.7% 0 (0)
Cameron Tucker RB 5'8, 200 SR 7 33 0 4.7 6.8 28.6% 0 (0)
Wes Lunt QB 6'5, 225 JR 6 13 1 2.2 4.8 33.3% 1 (0)
V'Angelo Bentley DB 5'10, 190 SR 2 5 0 2.5 0.5 50.0% 3 (2)
Marchie Murdock WR 6'1, 195 SO 1 19 0 19.0 11.5 100.0% 0 (0)
NOTE: Quarterback run totals above do not include sacks (which are counted toward pass averages below) or kneeldowns.
Passing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing S&P+ 100.1 69 117.0 16 100.0
Passing Success Rate 37.5% 90 34.5% 19 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.29 116 1.42 54 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 179.6 16 95.2 73 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Wes Lunt 6'5, 225 JR 270 481 2761 14 6 56.1% 18 3.6% 5.2
Chayce Crouch 6'4, 225 FR 15 34 160 2 1 44.1% 2 5.6% 4.1

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Geronimo Allison WR 6'4, 200 SR 129 65 882 3 13.6 6.8 50.4% 38.0% 25.9%
Desmond Cain WR 5'11, 185 FR 79 53 492 1 9.3 6.2 67.1% 46.8% 15.8%
Malik Turner WR 6'3, 205 SO 71 39 510 3 13.1 7.2 54.9% 42.3% 14.2%
Josh Ferguson RB 5'10, 200 SR 51 37 280 2 7.6 5.5 72.5% 31.4% 10.2%
Dionte Taylor WR 6'0, 190 JR 44 22 216 0 9.8 4.9 50.0% 40.9% 8.8%
Marchie Murdock WR 6'1, 195 SO 38 20 194 3 9.7 5.1 52.6% 36.8% 7.6%
Ke'Shawn Vaughn RB 5'10, 205 FR 29 16 119 0 7.4 4.1 55.2% 27.6% 5.8%
Andrew Davis TE 6'6, 230 JR 13 5 26 1 5.2 2.0 38.5% 30.8% 2.6%
Sam Mays WR 6'3, 200 FR 12 7 78 1 11.1 6.5 58.3% 50.0% 2.4%
Tyler White TE 6'5, 255 JR 8 5 46 2 9.2 5.8 62.5% 62.5% 1.6%
Nathan Echard TE 6'2, 245 SO 7 4 4 0 1.0 0.6 57.1% 14.3% 1.4%
Henry Enyenihi RB 5'11, 215 JR 6 4 15 0 3.8 2.5 66.7% 33.3% 1.2%
Tim Clary TE 6'2, 245 SR 5 4 32 0 8.0 6.4 80.0% 60.0% 1.0%
Caleb Day DB 6'1, 205 JR 4 2 18 0 9.0 4.5 50.0% 25.0% 0.8%
Zach Grant WR 6'0, 195 JR 2 1 7 0 7.0 3.5 50.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Ainslie Johnson TE 6'2, 230 JR 1 1 2 0 2.0 2.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 102.2 56 113.1 23 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 45.1% 87 43.1% 39 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.05 91 1.00 16 1.11
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.80 75 2.78 45 2.90
SD Sack Rate 3.0% 24 2.4% 120 5.0%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 93.8 90 100.5 69 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 24.5% 113 29.3% 50 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.77 66 1.85 88 1.77
PD Line Yards per Carry 2.53 112 3.31 72 3.20
PD Sack Rate 3.8% 10 8.3% 45 7.5%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 100.2 74 110.2 35
Q2 S&P+ 93.4 93 110.6 38
Q3 S&P+ 107.7 49 113.1 31
Q4 S&P+ 93.6 97 103.7 55
1st Down S&P+ 100.0 72 120.7 14
2nd Down S&P+ 99.7 77 97.4 80
3rd Down S&P+ 93.1 92 108.8 42
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 44.9% 126 60.4%
Pass Downs Run Rate 24.1% 114 34.0%
Adj. Pace +1.7 43 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 67.4% 112 74.9%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 64.1% 33 60.3%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 30.8% 92 33.9%
Overall Havoc Rate 17.7% 36 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 6.8% 23 5.1%
LB Havoc Rate 5.8% 29 4.5%
DB Havoc Rate 5.1% 101 6.3%
PD to INC 32.7% 64 32.8%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR
Clayton Fejedelem S 6'1, 200 SR 107.0 15.7% 4.5 0.0 2 7 1 0
T.J. Neal LB 6'1, 235 JR 76.0 11.2% 14.0 2.0 0 1 0 0
Mason Monheim LB 6'1, 235 SR 66.0 9.7% 5.5 1.0 2 6 0 0
V'Angelo Bentley CB 5'10, 190 SR 44.0 6.5% 3.0 1.0 0 6 0 0
Taylor Barton S 6'1, 215 JR 42.5 6.3% 3.0 0.0 4 3 0 0
Jihad Ward DE 6'6, 295 SR 38.5 5.7% 3.5 1.5 0 2 1 1
Eaton Spence CB 6'0, 190 SR 34.0 5.0% 0.5 0.0 3 4 0 0
Dawuane Smoot DE 6'3, 265 JR 31.0 4.6% 15.0 8.0 0 2 3 1
James Crawford LB 6'2, 220 SO 26.5 3.9% 4.0 0.0 0 2 1 0
Chunky Clements DT 6'3, 290 JR 25.5 3.8% 11.5 0.5 0 1 2 0
Rob Bain DT 6'3, 305 JR 24.5 3.6% 6.0 2.0 0 1 0 0
Eric Finney LB 6'0, 220 SR 24.0 3.5% 7.5 0.0 0 3 0 0
Carroll Phillips DE 6'3, 240 JR 19.5 2.9% 4.5 2.0 0 2 0 0
Tre Watson LB 6'2, 240 FR 15.0 2.2% 1.0 1.0 0 0 0 0
LaKeith Walls LB 6'2, 235 JR 11.5 1.7% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Nathan Echard TE 6'2, 245 SO 10.0 1.5% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dillan Cazley S 5'10, 190 JR 9.5 1.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Cedric Doxy LB 6'2, 220 JR 7.0 1.0% 1.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Jevaris Little S 6'0, 190 JR 7.0 1.0% 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0
Caleb Day DB 6'1, 205 JR 7.0 1.0% 0.0 0.0 1 0 1 0
Jaylen Dunlap CB 6'1, 190 SO 5.5 0.8% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Julian Hylton DB 6'0, 205 FR 5.5 0.8% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Chris James DB 5'11, 190 FR 5.5 0.8% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Henry McGrew DE 6'3, 250 FR 5.0 0.7% 2.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Kenny Nelson DE 6'6, 250 SR 4.0 0.6% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Note: It appears "Fumble Returns" are getting pulled instead of "Fumble Recoveries." My apologies. Will try to get that corrected.
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ -1.3 120
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.09 83
Punt Success Rate 38.0% 123
Kickoff Success Rate 65.0% 91
Punt Return Success Rate 55.2% 43
Kick Return Success Rate 45.2% 66
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Taylor Zalewski 6'3, 225 SR 31-31 16-25 64.0%
David Reisner 6'0, 195 JR 1-1 0-0 #DIV/0!
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Ryan Frain 6'2, 220 JR 70 40.2 9 15 8 32.9%
David Reisner 6'0, 195 JR 3 45.3 0 1 1 66.7%
Chayce Crouch 6'4, 225 FR 1 44.0 1 0 0 0.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Taylor Zalewski 6'3, 225 SR 58 59.9 20 34.5% 0 3 0 0
David Reisner 6'0, 195 JR 2 58.0 1 50.0% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
V'Angelo Bentley 5'10, 190 SR 26 9.2 0 17 3 (2)
Darius Mosely 5'11, 190 JR 1 -2.0 0 1 0 (0)
Jaylen Dunlap 6'1, 190 SO 1 17.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
V'Angelo Bentley 5'10, 190 SR 23 22.0 0 0 0 (0)
Caleb Day 6'1, 205 JR 6 15.2 0 0 0 (0)
Sean White 6'0, 230 SR 2 9.0 0 0 0 (0)

Stats via SportSource Analytics