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2015 Purdue advanced statistical profile

Updated on 8/21/2016

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2015 | 2016

Purdue Boilermakers (Big Ten West)

2015 Schedule & Results
Record: 2-10 | Second-order wins (diff.): 3.4 (1.4) | S&P+ Rk: 86
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
6-Sep at Marshall 64 31-41 L 41% -1.8 87% 78% 58%
12-Sep Indiana State N/A 38-14 W 100% 22.4 74% 50% 67%
19-Sep Virginia Tech 59 24-51 L 2% -16.7 46% 22% 32%
26-Sep Bowling Green 19 28-35 L 36% -2.8 87% 73% 57%
3-Oct at Michigan State 13 21-24 L 19% -7.0 86% 51% 44%
10-Oct Minnesota 37 13-41 L 0% -29.1 6% 10% 14%
17-Oct at Wisconsin 31 7-24 L 0% -28.3 13% 18% 39%
31-Oct Nebraska 48 55-45 W 97% 15.2 84% 89% 78%
7-Nov Illinois 61 14-48 L 0% -30.0 7% 28% 6%
14-Nov at Northwestern 56 14-21 L 37% -2.6 30% 57% 30%
21-Nov at Iowa 47 20-40 L 1% -18.0 17% 45% 24%
28-Nov Indiana 60 36-54 L 10% -10.0 10% 47% 14%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 26.1 84 30.0 79
Points Per Game 25.1 92 36.5 112
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.12 119 1.29 80 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 40.0% 88 44.8% 100 40.3%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 29.2 85 32.6 116 29.9
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.63 79 4.56 56 4.67
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED -5.27 110 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+0.11
ACTUAL -5 98
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 103.5 62 86.6 113 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 43.0% 60 44.7% 90 42.3%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.95 114 1.17 100 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 102.6 61 98 76 100.0
Opportunity Rate 31.4% 123 39.8% 83 38.9%
Power Success Rate 67.9% 52 75.6% 110 66.3%
Stuff Rate 15.5% 10 21.4% 46 19.6%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Markell Jones RB 5'11, 207 FR 168 875 10 5.2 5.8 33.9% 4 (2)
D.J. Knox RB 5'7, 197 SO 108 409 2 3.8 4.2 26.9% 2 (2)
David Blough QB 6'1, 202 FR 49 209 4 4.3 5.0 30.6% 4 (2)
Austin Appleby QB 6'5, 239 JR 45 150 4 3.3 2.5 31.1% 7 (3)
David Yancey RB 5'10, 213 SO 5 13 0 2.6 1.2 20.0% 0 (0)
Jarrett Burgess WR 6'2, 195 FR 3 60 1 20.0 13.5 100.0% 0 (0)
Danny Anthrop WR 6'0, 186 SR 2 -4 0 -2.0 0.0 0.0% 0 (0)
Anthony Brown CB 5'11, 190 SR 1 39 0 39.0 31.5 100.0% 0 (0)
Gregory Phillips WR 6'0, 191 SO 1 5 0 5.0 0.5 100.0% 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+ 97.5 77 91.0 95 100.0
Passing Success Rate 37.4% 92 45.0% 109 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.30 110 1.42 52 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 95.7 70 107.6 49 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
David Blough 6'1, 202 FR 169 293 1574 10 8 57.7% 18 5.8% 4.7
Austin Appleby 6'5, 239 JR 119 207 1260 8 8 57.5% 11 5.0% 5.5
Aaron Banks 6'4, 196 FR 1 1 4 0 0 100.0% 0 0.0% 4.0

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
DeAngelo Yancey WR 6'2, 223 JR 98 48 700 5 14.6 7.1 49.0% 36.7% 20.9%
Danny Anthrop WR 6'0, 186 SR 81 57 450 2 7.9 5.6 70.4% 43.2% 17.3%
Markell Jones RB 5'11, 207 FR 48 34 239 1 7.0 5.0 70.8% 41.7% 10.2%
Domonique Young WR 6'3, 205 JR 43 21 276 1 13.1 6.4 48.8% 41.9% 9.2%
Cameron Posey WR 6'1, 183 JR 35 26 255 1 9.8 7.3 74.3% 45.7% 7.5%
Gregory Phillips WR 6'0, 191 SO 30 13 142 2 10.9 4.7 43.3% 36.7% 6.4%
D.J. Knox RB 5'7, 197 SO 29 26 189 0 7.3 6.5 89.7% 48.3% 6.2%
Cole Herdman TE 6'4, 243 FR 26 18 139 2 7.7 5.4 69.2% 50.0% 5.5%
Shane Mikesky WR 6'4, 218 SR 16 10 119 1 11.9 7.4 62.5% 43.8% 3.4%
Anthony Mahoungou WR 6'3, 207 SO 15 8 93 0 11.6 6.2 53.3% 46.7% 3.2%
Jordan Jurasevich TE 6'3, 250 SR 14 10 58 2 5.8 4.1 71.4% 50.0% 3.0%
Bilal Marshall WR 6'2, 195 JR 13 7 72 0 10.3 5.5 53.8% 30.8% 2.8%
Trae Hart WR 5'10, 168 SO 8 7 31 0 4.4 3.9 87.5% 25.0% 1.7%
Dan Monteroso WR 6'3, 192 JR 5 2 64 1 32.0 12.8 40.0% 40.0% 1.1%
Jarrett Burgess WR 6'2, 195 FR 4 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
David Yancey RB 5'10, 213 SO 2 2 11 0 5.5 5.5 100.0% 50.0% 0.4%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 101.8 59 86.6 118 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 46.8% 61 50.0% 103 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 0.91 126 1.15 85 1.11
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.69 100 2.89 69 2.90
SD Sack Rate 4.3% 52 3.4% 106 5.0%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 96.3 83 96.8 80 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 25.9% 104 32.9% 92 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.95 25 1.77 69 1.77
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.78 18 3.51 94 3.20
PD Sack Rate 8.3% 85 8.5% 43 7.5%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 97.4 84 81.7 119
Q2 S&P+ 95.9 83 100.0 77
Q3 S&P+ 104.5 61 87.9 108
Q4 S&P+ 95.8 92 89.9 109
1st Down S&P+ 89.8 107 85.9 117
2nd Down S&P+ 106.5 52 92.1 98
3rd Down S&P+ 92.4 96 93.0 99
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 55.7% 86 60.4%
Pass Downs Run Rate 27.9% 93 34.0%
Adj. Pace +3.2 32 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 73.3% 81 74.9%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 62.6% 39 60.3%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 30.8% 91 33.9%
Overall Havoc Rate 14.7% 88 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 6.1% 40 5.1%
LB Havoc Rate 3.6% 81 4.5%
DB Havoc Rate 4.8% 111 6.3%
PD to INC 33.1% 62 32.8%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR
Leroy Clark S 5'10, 190 JR 71.0 10.5% 1.0 0.0 2 9 0 0
Danny Ezechukwu LB 6'2, 246 SO 59.5 8.8% 2.0 1.0 1 2 1 1
Anthony Brown CB 5'11, 190 SR 50.0 7.4% 1.0 0.0 4 6 0 0
Andy James Garcia LB 6'0, 228 JR 48.5 7.1% 4.0 1.0 0 3 0 0
Jake Replogle DT 6'5, 275 JR 47.0 6.9% 14.0 2.0 0 2 0 0
Robert Gregory S 6'1, 219 JR 40.0 5.9% 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 1
Frankie Williams CB 5'9, 190 SR 38.5 5.7% 1.0 0.5 3 7 1 1
Ja'Whaun Bentley LB 6'2, 260 SO 37.5 5.5% 7.5 0.0 0 2 0 0
Jimmy Herman LB 6'4, 230 JR 31.0 4.6% 6.0 0.5 0 0 1 0
Brandon Roberts S 5'11, 198 FR 31.0 4.6% 1.0 0.0 1 0 0 0
Gelen Robinson DE 6'1, 250 SO 24.5 3.6% 9.0 1.5 0 0 1 0
Garrett Hudson LB 6'3, 240 SO 23.5 3.5% 3.0 0.5 0 0 0 1
Evan Panfil DE 6'5, 262 JR 22.5 3.3% 6.5 4.0 0 0 1 0
Ryan Watson DT 6'2, 298 SR 22.5 3.3% 2.0 1.0 0 0 0 0
Antoine Miles DE 6'3, 236 SO 20.5 3.0% 6.0 4.0 0 0 2 0
Ra'Zahn Howard DT 6'3, 310 JR 17.0 2.5% 1.5 1.0 0 1 0 0
Da'Wan Hunte CB 5'9, 183 SO 14.0 2.1% 2.5 2.0 0 0 1 0
Markus Bailey LB 6'1, 230 FR 8.5 1.3% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Shayne Henley DE 6'3, 265 JR 8.0 1.2% 1.0 1.0 0 0 0 0
Eddy Wilson DT 6'4, 265 FR 7.0 1.0% 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Jordan Jurasevich TE 6'3, 250 SR 7.0 1.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Michael Rouse III DT 6'4, 301 SR 6.5 1.0% 3.5 1.0 0 0 1 0
Cameron Posey WR 6'1, 183 JR 5.0 0.7% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Alex Hilger WR 6'2, 192 FR 4.0 0.6% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Evan Pulliam LB 6'2, 225 JR 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+ -1.6 130
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -1.06 127
Punt Success Rate 47.7% 108
Kickoff Success Rate 63.0% 99
Punt Return Success Rate 30.0% 118
Kick Return Success Rate 51.2% 40
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Paul Griggs 6'2, 205 SR 38-40 5-11 45.5%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Joe Schopper 6'0, 180 FR 58 40.2 2 19 18 63.8%
Thomas Meadows 6'0, 182 SR 8 39.1 1 2 1 37.5%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Paul Griggs 6'2, 205 SR 52 62.1 17 32.7% 0 1 1 0
Thomas Meadows 6'0, 182 SR 2 35.5 0 0.0% 1 1 2 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Frankie Williams 5'9, 190 SR 8 8.0 0 6 0 (0)
Trae Hart 5'10, 168 SO 2 4.5 0 3 1 (1)
Danny Anthrop 6'0, 186 SR 0 0.0 0 1 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Frankie Williams 5'9, 190 SR 22 23.0 0 0 0 (0)
Danny Anthrop 6'0, 186 SR 16 17.0 0 0 0 (0)
D.J. Knox 5'7, 197 SO 2 23.0 0 0 1 (1)

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