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2015 Nebraska advanced statistical profile

Updated on 8/21/2016

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2015 | 2016

Nebraska Cornhuskers (Big Ten West)

2015 Schedule & Results
Record: 6-7 | Second-order wins (diff.): 6.8 (0.8) | S&P+ Rk: 48
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
5-Sep BYU 38 28-33 L 23% -5.9 79% 71% 40%
12-Sep South Alabama 103 48-9 W 100% 29.8 94% 75% 82%
19-Sep at Miami-FL 51 33-36 L 10% -10.3 66% 45% 26%
26-Sep Southern Miss 58 36-28 W 91% 10.8 93% 89% 73%
3-Oct at Illinois 61 13-14 L 32% -3.8 66% 41% 54%
10-Oct Wisconsin 31 21-23 L 51% 0.2 64% 82% 53%
17-Oct at Minnesota 37 48-25 W 96% 13.9 76% 91% 39%
24-Oct Northwestern 56 28-30 L 27% -5.0 23% 64% 16%
31-Oct at Purdue 86 45-55 L 3% -15.2 3% 18% 8%
7-Nov Michigan State 13 39-38 W 66% 3.4 65% 94% 30%
14-Nov at Rutgers 105 31-14 W 100% 23.1 72% 31% 83%
27-Nov Iowa 47 20-28 L 15% -8.2 33% 48% 52%
26-Dec vs. UCLA 23 37-29 W 63% 2.7 71% 82% 61%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 34.1 36 27.0 57
Points Per Game 32.8 43 27.8 76
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.30 47 1.43 117 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 42.6% 56 38.0% 32 40.3%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 30.1 59 30.5 86 29.9
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.59 82 4.58 57 4.67
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 0.5 63 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-4.81
ACTUAL -12 117
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 110.0 32 110.4 35 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 44.6% 44 33.7% 7 42.3%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.07 63 1.21 110 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 109.4 29 122.8 6 100.0
Opportunity Rate 40.8% 38 30.8% 5 38.9%
Power Success Rate 61.1% 98 42.3% 2 66.3%
Stuff Rate 17.7% 38 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)
Terrell Newby RB 5'10, 200 JR 147 765 6 5.2 4.9 38.8% 0 (0)
Imani Cross RB 6'1, 240 SR 111 444 6 4.0 2.7 37.8% 1 (1)
Tommy Armstrong Jr. QB 6'1, 220 JR 87 529 7 6.1 6.4 42.5% 3 (2)
Andy Janovich FB 6'1, 230 SR 42 265 3 6.3 6.5 42.9% 1 (0)
Devine Ozigbo RB 5'11, 225 FR 40 216 1 5.4 5.5 35.0% 1 (0)
Alonzo Moore WR 6'2, 195 JR 14 106 0 7.6 4.3 71.4% 0 (0)
Brandon Reilly WR 6'1, 195 JR 11 96 0 8.7 5.4 63.6% 0 (0)
Mikale Wilbon RB 5'8, 190 FR 9 35 0 3.9 3.9 44.4% 0 (0)
Ryker Fyfe QB 6'2, 210 JR 5 -17 0 -3.4 4.2 40.0% 1 (1)
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+ 120.3 21 95.0 81 100.0
Passing Success Rate 40.6% 64 41.0% 69 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.55 44 1.55 92 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 185.8 14 82.2 96 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Tommy Armstrong Jr. 6'1, 220 JR 222 402 3030 22 16 55.2% 12 2.9% 7.0
Ryker Fyfe 6'2, 210 JR 34 55 440 5 5 61.8% 2 3.5% 7.4

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Jordan Westerkamp WR 6'0, 195 JR 100 66 926 7 14.0 9.3 66.0% 56.0% 23.1%
Brandon Reilly WR 6'1, 195 JR 68 40 754 4 18.9 11.1 58.8% 52.9% 15.7%
Cethan Carter TE 6'4, 240 JR 47 24 329 2 13.7 7.0 51.1% 38.3% 10.9%
Alonzo Moore WR 6'2, 195 JR 40 24 395 6 16.5 9.9 60.0% 52.5% 9.2%
Stanley Morgan Jr. WR 6'0, 185 FR 40 25 304 3 12.2 7.6 62.5% 50.0% 9.2%
Terrell Newby RB 5'10, 200 JR 37 24 159 1 6.6 4.3 64.9% 29.7% 8.5%
Lane Hovey WR 6'4, 205 JR 24 12 158 1 13.2 6.6 50.0% 50.0% 5.5%
De'Mornay Pierson-El WR 5'9, 185 SO 21 12 111 1 9.3 5.3 57.1% 38.1% 4.8%
Jamal Turner WR 6'1, 190 SR 19 9 93 0 10.3 4.9 47.4% 42.1% 4.4%
Taariq Allen WR 6'3, 200 SR 11 5 41 1 8.2 3.7 45.5% 36.4% 2.5%
Devine Ozigbo RB 5'11, 225 FR 9 5 62 0 12.4 6.9 55.6% 33.3% 2.1%
Sam Cotton TE 6'4, 250 JR 6 3 35 0 11.7 5.8 50.0% 33.3% 1.4%
Andy Janovich FB 6'1, 230 SR 3 2 58 0 29.0 19.3 66.7% 33.3% 0.7%
Mikale Wilbon RB 5'8, 190 FR 3 2 28 0 14.0 9.3 66.7% 66.7% 0.7%
Imani Cross RB 6'1, 240 SR 2 2 10 0 5.0 5.0 100.0% 50.0% 0.5%
Trey Foster TE 6'0, 245 JR 1 1 9 1 9.0 9.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.2%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 112.7 24 97.4 77 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 46.6% 65 42.2% 26 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.17 41 1.31 122 1.11
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.16 25 2.26 6 2.90
SD Sack Rate 1.3% 6 4.0% 98 5.0%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 119.3 24 103.0 61 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 33.6% 43 30.2% 61 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.70 83 1.75 65 1.77
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.07 80 2.33 5 3.20
PD Sack Rate 5.7% 31 4.6% 112 7.5%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 115.8 29 103.3 48
Q2 S&P+ 119.7 22 105.8 62
Q3 S&P+ 123.4 20 93.3 91
Q4 S&P+ 111.4 30 92.6 98
1st Down S&P+ 108.1 43 92.2 101
2nd Down S&P+ 124.5 13 109.4 39
3rd Down S&P+ 125.4 13 95.1 94
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 61.8% 53 60.4%
Pass Downs Run Rate 26.7% 104 34.0%
Adj. Pace +1.8 42 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 70.7% 98 74.9%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 47.3% 127 60.3%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 29.5% 105 33.9%
Overall Havoc Rate 15.7% 66 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 4.5% 75 5.1%
LB Havoc Rate 3.6% 80 4.5%
DB Havoc Rate 7.5% 23 6.3%
PD to INC 28.2% 105 32.8%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR
Nate Gerry S 6'2, 205 JR 64.0 10.2% 2.5 1.0 4 7 1 0
Joshua Kalu CB 6'1, 185 SO 63.0 10.0% 5.0 1.0 3 7 0 0
Byerson Cockrell S 6'0, 185 SR 54.5 8.7% 3.0 0.0 0 6 0 0
Josh Banderas LB 6'2, 235 JR 48.0 7.6% 6.5 0.0 0 2 0 0
Dedrick Young LB 6'1, 220 FR 43.5 6.9% 3.5 0.0 0 3 0 0
Jonathan Rose CB 6'1, 195 SR 36.0 5.7% 1.0 0.0 1 7 0 0
Chris Weber LB 6'3, 220 SO 34.0 5.4% 3.0 0.0 0 2 0 0
Marcus Newby LB 6'1, 235 SO 25.5 4.1% 4.0 1.0 0 4 0 0
Chris Jones DB 6'0, 180 SO 23.0 3.7% 2.0 1.0 2 5 0 0
Maliek Collins DT 6'2, 300 JR 21.5 3.4% 6.0 2.5 0 1 0 0
Greg McMullen DE 6'3, 280 JR 20.5 3.3% 6.5 4.0 0 0 1 0
Aaron Williams S 5'11, 185 FR 20.5 3.3% 3.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Ross Dzuris DE 6'3, 250 JR 19.0 3.0% 6.5 2.5 0 0 0 0
Michael Rose-Ivey LB 5'11, 240 JR 19.0 3.0% 2.5 0.0 0 1 0 0
Daniel Davie CB 6'1, 190 SR 17.5 2.8% 0.0 0.0 0 5 0 0
Freedom Akinmoladun DE 6'4, 255 FR 16.0 2.5% 6.0 4.5 0 0 0 0
Kevin Maurice DT 6'3, 280 JR 15.5 2.5% 2.5 1.0 0 0 2 0
Andy Janovich FB 6'1, 230 SR 12.0 1.9% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jack Gangwish DE 6'2, 265 SR 11.0 1.8% 3.0 1.5 0 0 0 0
Antonio Reed DB 6'2, 200 FR 9.5 1.5% 0.0 0.0 0 0 2 0
Vincent Valentine DT 6'3, 320 JR 7.0 1.1% 3.5 3.0 0 0 0 0
Kieron Williams S 6'0, 190 SO 6.0 1.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Luke Gifford LB 6'3, 215 FR 4.5 0.7% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Adam Taylor RB 6'2, 210 SO 4.0 0.6% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Tyrin Ferguson LB 6'2, 200 FR 4.0 0.6% 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+ 0.6 49
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.35 24
Punt Success Rate 54.1% 75
Kickoff Success Rate 68.8% 76
Punt Return Success Rate 54.5% 48
Kick Return Success Rate 37.1% 96
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Drew Brown 5'11, 180 SO 44-46 21-27 77.8%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Sam Foltz 6'1, 200 JR 56 44.2 5 9 14 41.1%
Tyson Broekemeier 6'1, 200 SR 5 37.0 1 2 2 80.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Drew Brown 5'11, 180 SO 79 60.9 32 40.5% 0 0 4 1
Spencer Lindsay 5'9, 205 JR 1 65.0 0 0.0% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Jordan Westerkamp 6'0, 195 JR 6 10.2 0 21 0 (0)
De'Mornay Pierson-El 5'9, 185 SO 4 12.0 0 1 1 (1)
Stanley Morgan Jr. 6'0, 185 FR 1 5.0 0 1 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Stanley Morgan Jr. 6'0, 185 FR 14 23.1 0 0 0 (0)
Jordan Stevenson 5'9, 205 FR 6 14.2 0 0 0 (0)
Terrell Newby 5'10, 200 JR 5 15.4 0 0 0 (0)

Stats via SportSource Analytics