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2015 Ohio State advanced statistical profile

Updated on 8/20/2016

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2015 | 2016

Ohio State Buckeyes (Big Ten East)

2015 Schedule & Results
Record: 12-1 | Second-order wins (diff.): 12.1 (0.1) | S&P+ Rk: 3
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
7-Sep at Virginia Tech 59 42-24 W 100% 21.4 96% 97% 56%
12-Sep Hawaii 118 38-0 W 100% 34.1 90% 32% 92%
19-Sep Northern Illinois 69 20-13 W 89% 9.8 89% 18% 83%
26-Sep Western Michigan 53 38-12 W 99% 19.5 93% 84% 88%
3-Oct at Indiana 60 34-27 W 96% 13.8 97% 65% 91%
10-Oct Maryland 65 49-28 W 99% 17.6 64% 91% 36%
17-Oct Penn State 30 38-10 W 100% 21.9 89% 93% 80%
24-Oct at Rutgers 105 49-7 W 100% 36.2 82% 93% 69%
7-Nov Minnesota 37 28-14 W 95% 13.3 72% 67% 76%
14-Nov at Illinois 61 28-3 W 100% 32.8 86% 83% 91%
21-Nov Michigan State 13 14-17 L 36% -2.9 36% 24% 81%
28-Nov at Michigan 6 42-13 W 100% 23.2 97% 98% 89%
1-Jan vs. Notre Dame 8 44-28 W 98% 15.8 93% 89% 93%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 39.9 14 16.0 7
Points Per Game 35.7 28 15.1 2
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.24 73 1.19 33 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 48.6% 10 34.0% 7 40.3%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 34.5 3 24.8 1 29.9
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 5.16 30 3.84 13 4.67
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED -0.57 74 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+1.37
ACTUAL 3 46
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 123.8 6 118.8 16 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 51.3% 5 37.6% 25 42.3%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.11 43 0.98 32 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 120.1 8 109.5 36 100.0
Opportunity Rate 47.4% 2 30.9% 7 38.9%
Power Success Rate 77.2% 7 66.7% 69 66.3%
Stuff Rate 17.9% 42 18.7% 84 19.6%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Ezekiel Elliott RB 6'0, 225 JR 289 1821 23 6.3 6.0 45.0% 2 (2)
J.T. Barrett QB 6'2, 225 SO 109 714 11 6.6 4.8 53.2% 4 (2)
Cardale Jones QB 6'5, 250 JR 51 262 2 5.1 6.9 41.2% 6 (1)
Braxton Miller QB 6'2, 215 SR 42 260 1 6.2 6.6 47.6% 3 (0)
Curtis Samuel RB 5'11, 200 SO 17 132 1 7.8 6.3 52.9% 1 (1)
Bri'onte Dunn RB 6'0, 215 JR 14 91 1 6.5 3.0 64.3% 1 (1)
Warren Ball RB 6'1, 225 JR 10 28 0 2.8 1.2 40.0% 0 (0)
Jalin Marshall HB 5'11, 205 SO 2 30 0 15.0 7.5 100.0% 2 (2)
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+ 117.1 26 138.2 3 100.0
Passing Success Rate 44.6% 29 30.1% 1 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.48 66 1.47 66 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 105.4 52 157.4 4 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Cardale Jones 6'5, 250 JR 110 176 1460 8 5 62.5% 13 6.9% 7.4
J.T. Barrett 6'2, 225 SO 93 147 992 11 4 63.3% 6 3.9% 6.3
Braxton Miller 6'2, 215 SR 1 1 3 0 0 100.0% 0 0.0% 3.0

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Michael Thomas WR 6'3, 210 JR 84 56 781 9 14.0 9.3 66.7% 59.5% 27.5%
Jalin Marshall HB 5'11, 205 SO 61 36 477 5 13.3 7.8 59.0% 45.9% 19.9%
Braxton Miller QB 6'2, 215 SR 38 26 341 3 13.1 9.0 68.4% 50.0% 12.4%
Curtis Samuel RB 5'11, 200 SO 35 22 289 2 13.1 8.3 62.9% 51.4% 11.4%
Ezekiel Elliott RB 6'0, 225 JR 29 27 206 0 7.6 7.1 93.1% 55.2% 9.5%
Nick Vannett TE 6'6, 260 SR 26 19 162 0 8.5 6.2 73.1% 53.8% 8.5%
Dontre Wilson HB 5'10, 195 JR 12 7 63 0 9.0 5.3 58.3% 33.3% 3.9%
Corey Smith WR 6'1, 195 SR 10 5 62 0 12.4 6.2 50.0% 40.0% 3.3%
Parris Campbell WR 6'1, 205 FR 3 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
Marcus Baugh TE 6'5, 255 SO 2 2 32 0 16.0 16.0 100.0% 50.0% 0.7%
Johnnie Dixon WR 5'11, 194 FR 1 1 29 0 29.0 29.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Jeff Greene WR 6'5, 220 SR 1 1 10 0 10.0 10.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Warren Ball RB 6'1, 225 JR 1 1 3 0 3.0 3.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.3%
James Clark WR 5'10, 185 SO 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Cardale Jones QB 6'5, 250 JR 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Bri'onte Dunn RB 6'0, 215 JR 1 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 120.0 10 122.1 6 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 54.4% 6 39.5% 8 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.11 64 1.05 41 1.11
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.37 6 2.61 25 2.90
SD Sack Rate 4.8% 64 9.2% 3 5.0%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 118.4 26 140.5 4 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 33.2% 45 24.5% 12 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.85 46 1.60 24 1.77
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.65 27 3.16 59 3.20
PD Sack Rate 7.8% 77 7.8% 57 7.5%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 114.2 39 128.0 12
Q2 S&P+ 120.6 19 128.7 8
Q3 S&P+ 133.1 6 139.5 7
Q4 S&P+ 118.7 14 121.4 14
1st Down S&P+ 126.9 5 119.4 15
2nd Down S&P+ 116.2 26 142.4 2
3rd Down S&P+ 110.8 42 122.2 13
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 65.9% 29 60.4%
Pass Downs Run Rate 43.9% 14 34.0%
Adj. Pace -1.5 73 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 70.6% 100 74.9%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 61.4% 52 60.3%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 34.3% 63 33.9%
Overall Havoc Rate 16.6% 49 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 7.5% 12 5.1%
LB Havoc Rate 4.5% 61 4.5%
DB Havoc Rate 4.6% 116 6.3%
PD to INC 28.4% 102 32.8%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR
Raekwon McMillan LB 6'2, 240 SO 88.0 12.7% 4.0 1.5 0 4 0 0
Joshua Perry LB 6'4, 254 SR 79.0 11.4% 7.5 3.5 0 4 0 0
Tyvis Powell S 6'3, 210 JR 56.0 8.1% 0.5 0.0 3 3 0 0
Vonn Bell S 5'11, 205 JR 54.0 7.8% 1.0 0.0 2 9 0 1
Darron Lee LB 6'2, 235 SO 51.0 7.4% 11.0 4.5 1 2 2 0
Joey Bosa DE 6'6, 275 JR 43.0 6.2% 16.0 5.0 1 4 1 0
Tyquan Lewis DL 6'4, 260 SO 42.5 6.1% 14.0 8.0 0 1 0 0
Gareon Conley CB 6'0, 195 SO 41.0 5.9% 1.0 0.5 2 5 0 0
Adolphus Washington DL 6'4, 290 SR 36.0 5.2% 7.0 4.0 1 1 1 0
Eli Apple CB 6'1, 200 SO 28.0 4.0% 2.0 0.0 1 8 0 1
Sam Hubbard DE 6'5, 265 FR 22.0 3.2% 8.0 6.5 1 1 1 0
Dante Booker LB 6'3, 233 SO 18.0 2.6% 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Tommy Schutt DL 6'3, 290 SR 16.0 2.3% 5.0 2.5 0 0 1 0
Chris Worley LB 6'2, 225 SO 15.0 2.2% 1.5 1.0 0 0 1 0
Cam Williams LB 6'1, 225 SR 10.0 1.4% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jalyn Holmes DL 6'5, 265 SO 8.0 1.2% 1.5 1.0 0 0 1 0
Michael Hill DL 6'3, 295 SO 8.0 1.2% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Malik Hooker S 6'2, 205 FR 8.0 1.2% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Joel Hale OL 6'4, 295 SR 7.0 1.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Damon Webb CB 5'11, 193 SO 6.5 0.9% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Terry McLaurin WR 6'1, 200 FR 6.0 0.9% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Denzel Ward CB 5'11, 180 FR 6.0 0.9% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Erick Smith S 6'0, 202 SO 5.5 0.8% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Parris Campbell WR 6'1, 205 FR 5.0 0.7% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Marshon Lattimore CB 6'0, 195 FR 4.5 0.7% 0.0 0.0 0 3 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+ 0.3 56
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.29 111
Punt Success Rate 68.3% 15
Kickoff Success Rate 78.8% 35
Punt Return Success Rate 63.3% 24
Kick Return Success Rate 52.9% 30
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Jack Willoughby 6'2, 210 SR 45-45 7-11 63.6%
Sean Nuernberger 6'1, 220 SO 17-17 3-4 75.0%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Cameron Johnston 5'11, 195 JR 58 43.9 7 21 22 74.1%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Jack Willoughby 6'2, 210 SR 85 60.7 27 31.8% 0 7 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Jalin Marshall 5'11, 205 SO 28 13.5 0 8 0 (0)
Ezekiel Elliott 6'0, 225 JR 2 6.5 0 2 1 (1)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Curtis Samuel 5'11, 200 SO 9 23.0 0 0 0 (0)
Dontre Wilson 5'10, 195 JR 7 23.9 0 0 0 (0)
Jalin Marshall 5'11, 205 SO 1 36.0 0 0 0 (0)

Stats via SportSource Analytics