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2015 Louisiana Tech advanced statistical profile

Updated on 8/21/2016

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2015 | 2016

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (Conference USA West)

2015 Schedule & Results
Record: 9-4 | Second-order wins (diff.): 9.3 (0.3) | S&P+ Rk: 54
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
5-Sep Southern U. N/A 62-15 W 100% 60.6 70% 97% 85%
10-Sep at Western Kentucky 11 38-41 L 37% -2.7 87% 85% 59%
19-Sep at Kansas State 84 33-39 L 27% -4.9 41% 21% 53%
26-Sep Florida International 108 27-17 W 95% 13.2 77% 59% 62%
3-Oct UL-Lafayette 107 43-14 W 99% 20.0 89% 88% 66%
10-Oct UTSA 113 34-31 W 81% 6.9 30% 48% 45%
17-Oct at Mississippi State 16 20-45 L 8% -11.2 21% 65% 29%
24-Oct Middle Tennessee 82 45-16 W 100% 36.1 87% 94% 86%
30-Oct at Rice 119 42-17 W 100% 30.0 76% 75% 73%
7-Nov North Texas 128 56-13 W 100% 27.8 48% 68% 42%
21-Nov at UTEP 126 17-15 W 81% 7.1 27% 39% 48%
28-Nov Southern Miss 58 24-58 L 0% -26.0 19% 45% 20%
19-Dec vs. Arkansas State 79 47-28 W 99% 19.5 84% 95% 64%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 35.3 26 29.4 76
Points Per Game 37.5 19 26.8 62
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.36 24 1.22 45 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 48.1% 13 40.3% 60 40.3%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 29.1 87 31.2 99 29.9
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 5.36 16 4.65 64 4.67
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 5.04 23 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-1.55
ACTUAL 1 58
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 102.4 65 109.9 36 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 47.4% 21 38.9% 41 42.3%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.00 95 0.92 7 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 93.5 101 116.9 11 100.0
Opportunity Rate 40.5% 44 36.6% 47 38.9%
Power Success Rate 62.9% 84 82.4% 128 66.3%
Stuff Rate 22.1% 100 24.9% 10 19.6%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Kenneth Dixon RB 5'10, 213 SR 197 1070 19 5.4 7.1 37.6% 4 (4)
Jeff Driskel QB 6'4, 231 SR 73 436 5 6.0 5.6 47.9% 3 (0)
Jarred Craft RB 6'0, 212 SO 58 230 1 4.0 2.4 36.2% 0 (0)
Boston Scott RB 5'6, 190 SO 34 275 0 8.1 9.0 47.1% 0 (0)
Blake Martin RB 5'10, 196 SR 20 80 1 4.0 1.9 35.0% 0 (0)
Ryan Higgins QB 6'2, 212 JR 8 35 0 4.4 2.8 37.5% 0 (0)
Carlos Henderson WR 5'11, 194 SO 5 54 0 10.8 5.4 80.0% 1 (1)
Ricky Jones TE 6'1, 247 SR 3 8 1 2.7 0.5 33.3% 0 (0)
Jaqwis Dancy RB 5'11, 190 FR 2 2 0 1.0 1.8 50.0% 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+ 111.1 37 93.3 86 100.0
Passing Success Rate 48.6% 8 41.6% 76 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.63 24 1.46 60 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 124 38 92 80 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Jeff Driskel 6'4, 231 SR 281 450 4033 27 8 62.4% 19 4.1% 8.4
Ryan Higgins 6'2, 212 JR 15 25 138 1 3 60.0% 1 3.8% 5.0
Price Wilson 6'1, 223 FR 1 3 30 0 0 33.3% 0 0.0% 10.0

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Trent Taylor WR 5'8, 180 JR 131 99 1282 9 13.0 9.8 75.6% 61.8% 28.3%
Paul Turner WR 5'11, 196 SR 73 45 657 3 14.6 9.0 61.6% 49.3% 15.8%
Carlos Henderson WR 5'11, 194 SO 65 36 774 5 21.5 11.9 55.4% 46.2% 14.0%
Kenneth Dixon RB 5'10, 213 SR 45 34 467 7 13.7 10.4 75.6% 46.7% 9.7%
Marcus Gaines WR 5'6, 158 SO 38 17 315 2 18.5 8.3 44.7% 42.1% 8.2%
Kameron McKnight WR 6'2, 225 FR 38 22 268 0 12.2 7.1 57.9% 52.6% 8.2%
Marlon Watts WR 6'2, 187 SO 27 16 144 1 9.0 5.3 59.3% 44.4% 5.8%
Jarred Craft RB 6'0, 212 SO 11 9 60 1 6.7 5.5 81.8% 36.4% 2.4%
Sanford Seay WR 6'2, 200 SR 11 4 50 0 12.5 4.6 36.4% 36.4% 2.4%
Conner Smith WR 6'3, 216 JR 5 4 45 0 11.3 9.0 80.0% 60.0% 1.1%
Grant Childress WR 6'0, 188 JR 4 3 21 0 7.0 5.3 75.0% 50.0% 0.9%
DeJuawn Oliver WR 5'11, 199 JR 2 1 37 0 37.0 18.5 50.0% 50.0% 0.4%
Ricky Jones TE 6'1, 247 SR 2 2 25 0 12.5 12.5 100.0% 50.0% 0.4%
Blake Martin RB 5'10, 196 SR 2 2 14 0 7.0 7.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.4%
Josh Gaston TE 6'3, 253 SR 2 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Alex Woodall TE 6'3, 240 FR 2 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 111.3 30 100.0 59 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 53.8% 9 46.0% 61 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.23 17 1.05 43 1.11
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.88 66 2.45 12 2.90
SD Sack Rate 3.4% 33 4.6% 80 5.0%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 104.2 57 104.2 58 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 35.2% 29 29.4% 52 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.84 52 1.72 58 1.77
PD Line Yards per Carry 2.63 110 2.38 6 3.20
PD Sack Rate 6.4% 47 5.8% 92 7.5%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 123.3 14 93.3 90
Q2 S&P+ 112.8 34 112.6 35
Q3 S&P+ 101.4 74 100.3 67
Q4 S&P+ 104.7 58 95.5 83
1st Down S&P+ 113.7 25 99.4 71
2nd Down S&P+ 105.1 55 107.7 45
3rd Down S&P+ 103.6 69 96.5 86
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 50.0% 114 60.4%
Pass Downs Run Rate 25.7% 108 34.0%
Adj. Pace -3.1 86 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 79.6% 35 74.9%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 56.4% 107 60.3%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 27.2% 119 33.9%
Overall Havoc Rate 18.7% 24 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 6.5% 31 5.1%
LB Havoc Rate 3.9% 74 4.5%
DB Havoc Rate 8.3% 13 6.3%
PD to INC 34.9% 45 32.8%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR
Beau Fitte LB 6'0, 218 SR 81.5 11.3% 6.0 0.0 2 1 1 0
Nick Thomason LB 6'1, 243 SR 62.0 8.6% 12.5 0.5 1 2 1 0
Kentrell Brice S 5'11, 197 SR 53.0 7.4% 3.0 1.0 1 8 0 0
C.J. Cleveland LB 6'1, 215 SR 49.0 6.8% 1.5 0.0 0 3 2 0
Bryson Abraham CB 5'9, 182 SR 48.5 6.7% 2.0 1.0 3 16 2 1
Xavier Woods S 5'11, 203 JR 46.5 6.5% 7.5 0.0 3 3 2 0
Adairius Barnes CB 5'11, 189 SR 44.5 6.2% 1.5 0.0 1 11 1 0
Vontarrius Dora DE 6'4, 262 SR 39.5 5.5% 9.5 6.0 0 1 2 0
Vernon Butler DT 6'3, 316 SR 39.0 5.4% 10.0 3.0 0 2 0 0
Jaylon Ferguson DE 6'5, 256 FR 28.5 4.0% 15.0 6.0 0 1 2 0
Lloyd Grogan S 6'1, 212 JR 24.5 3.4% 0.5 0.0 1 3 0 0
Aaron Brown DL 6'1, 270 JR 19.5 2.7% 4.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Russell Farris LB 5'11, 217 SO 19.0 2.6% 1.5 1.0 0 0 0 0
Secdrick Cooper S 6'0, 205 SO 17.5 2.4% 1.5 0.5 0 2 0 0
Deldrick Canty DE 6'2, 266 SO 15.5 2.2% 4.0 1.0 0 0 0 0
Aaron Roberson CB 5'9, 196 FR 13.0 1.8% 0.0 0.0 1 1 0 0
Brandon Durman LB 6'2, 226 FR 9.0 1.3% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dae'Von Washington LB 5'10, 220 FR 8.5 1.2% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Tyler Porter DT 5'11, 354 SR 8.0 1.1% 3.5 1.5 0 0 0 0
Trey Spencer CB 5'11, 171 FR 8.0 1.1% 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Matthew Ydarraga DE 6'3, 238 FR 6.5 0.9% 2.0 0.5 0 0 0 0
Frasier Hogan LB 5'10, 216 SO 6.5 0.9% 1.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Theron Williams S 5'10, 186 FR 6.5 0.9% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Elliot Blankenship DB 6'0, 202 SO 6.5 0.9% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Michael Mims LB 5'11, 211 SO 5.5 0.8% 0.0 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+ 0.7 40
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.33 25
Punt Success Rate 60.7% 34
Kickoff Success Rate 50.0% 123
Punt Return Success Rate 56.3% 40
Kick Return Success Rate 38.9% 87
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Jonathan Barnes 5'9, 168 SO 60-60 22-26 84.6%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Gerald Shouse 6'1, 199 JR 51 40.9 2 17 22 76.5%
Logan McPherson 5'10, 178 JR 4 33.3 0 0 1 25.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Jonathan Barnes 5'9, 168 SO 88 59.6 22 25.0% 0 5 1 0
Kyle Fischer 5'11, 213 JR 2 58.5 0 0.0% 0 1 0 0
Logan McPherson 5'10, 178 JR 0 0.0 0 0.0% 0 1 1 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Marcus Gaines 5'6, 158 SO 1 0.0 0 0 1 (0)
Trent Taylor 5'8, 180 JR 13 6.4 0 23 3 (1)
Paul Turner 5'11, 196 SR 2 32.5 1 1 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Carlos Henderson 5'11, 194 SO 21 22.0 0 0 1 (1)
Jaqwis Dancy 5'11, 190 FR 17 17.4 0 0 0 (0)
Boston Scott 5'6, 190 SO 9 27.9 0 0 0 (0)

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