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2015 South Carolina advanced statistical profile

Updated on 8/21/2016

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2015 | 2016

South Carolina Gamecocks (SEC East)

2015 Schedule & Results
Record: 3-9 | Second-order wins (diff.): 4.6 (1.6) | S&P+ Rk: 88
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep vs. North Carolina 29 17-13 W 64% 2.8 95% 61% 95%
12-Sep Kentucky 95 22-26 L 77% 5.9 77% 68% 36%
19-Sep at Georgia 32 20-52 L 0% -34.7 25% 65% 3%
26-Sep Central Florida 125 31-14 W 93% 11.5 72% 38% 24%
3-Oct at Missouri 85 10-24 L 19% -6.9 42% 35% 16%
10-Oct at LSU 9 24-45 L 8% -11.0 19% 72% 21%
17-Oct Vanderbilt 83 19-10 W 93% 11.6 52% 68% 55%
31-Oct at Texas A&M 42 28-35 L 9% -10.9 13% 77% 13%
7-Nov at Tennessee 22 24-27 L 20% -6.7 37% 55% 61%
14-Nov Florida 18 14-24 L 8% -11.4 20% 50% 30%
21-Nov The Citadel N/A 22-23 L 54% 0.7 0% 14% 10%
28-Nov Clemson 2 32-37 L 15% -8.4 50% 86% 35%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 28.8 65 32.9 97
Points Per Game 21.9 110 27.5 71
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.36 25 1.21 40 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 38.0% 105 46.0% 107 40.3%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 29.9 62 27.6 23 29.9
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.17 102 5.16 108 4.67
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED -0.74 76 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+2.39
ACTUAL 5 32
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 99.5 76 87.9 107 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 39.1% 100 47.2% 111 42.3%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.17 25 1.10 74 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 102.4 62 91.6 98 100.0
Opportunity Rate 36.8% 89 41.7% 102 38.9%
Power Success Rate 52.4% 123 77.6% 114 66.3%
Stuff Rate 23.5% 111 15.7% 108 19.6%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Brandon Wilds TB 6'2, 220 SR 123 567 3 4.6 4.9 32.5% 1 (0)
David Williams TB 6'1, 222 SO 86 299 0 3.5 3.4 29.1% 2 (1)
Lorenzo Nunez QB 6'3, 210 FR 54 423 2 7.8 7.8 55.6% 2 (0)
Shon Carson TB 5'8, 206 SR 52 297 2 5.7 7.7 32.7% 1 (0)
Perry Orth QB 6'1, 203 JR 36 231 2 6.4 7.4 41.7% 3 (0)
Pharoh Cooper WR 5'11, 207 JR 23 123 1 5.3 5.5 39.1% 3 (1)
Connor Mitch QB 6'3, 211 SO 12 61 1 5.1 2.8 50.0% 0 (0)
Zack Bailey OG 6'6, 320 FR 2 22 0 11.0 14.5 50.0% 0 (0)
Rod Talley TB 5'10, 201 SO 2 11 0 5.5 3.0 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+ 110.2 38 87.4 105 100.0
Passing Success Rate 36.8% 96 44.4% 104 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.56 39 1.37 34 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 97.8 67 85.9 90 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Perry Orth 6'1, 203 JR 143 261 1929 12 9 54.8% 17 6.1% 6.6
Lorenzo Nunez 6'3, 210 FR 32 52 376 3 3 61.5% 6 10.3% 5.7
Connor Mitch 6'3, 211 SO 13 29 165 1 0 44.8% 2 6.5% 5.0
Michael Scarnecchia 6'4, 210 FR 1 1 9 0 0 100.0% 0 0.0% 9.0

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Pharoh Cooper WR 5'11, 207 JR 107 66 977 8 14.8 9.1 61.7% 43.9% 32.4%
Jerell Adams TE 6'6, 231 SR 52 28 421 3 15.0 8.1 53.8% 42.3% 15.8%
Brandon Wilds TB 6'2, 220 SR 24 17 142 0 8.4 5.9 70.8% 37.5% 7.3%
Deebo Samuel WR 6'0, 202 FR 21 12 161 1 13.4 7.7 57.1% 52.4% 6.4%
D.J. Neal WR 6'3, 193 FR 20 8 104 0 13.0 5.2 40.0% 35.0% 6.1%
Matrick Belton WR 6'4, 209 JR 19 11 121 0 11.0 6.4 57.9% 42.1% 5.8%
David Williams TB 6'1, 222 SO 18 11 93 0 8.5 5.2 61.1% 22.2% 5.5%
Shamier Jeffery WR 6'1, 189 SR 17 7 71 0 10.1 4.2 41.2% 23.5% 5.2%
Hayden Hurst TE 6'5, 252 FR 11 8 106 0 13.3 9.6 72.7% 54.5% 3.3%
Carlton Heard WR 6'0, 182 SR 11 5 78 0 15.6 7.1 45.5% 36.4% 3.3%
Terry Googer WR 6'4, 226 FR 10 5 74 0 14.8 7.4 50.0% 50.0% 3.0%
Shon Carson TB 5'8, 206 SR 8 4 24 2 6.0 3.0 50.0% 37.5% 2.4%
Jacob August TE 6'6, 258 FR 5 4 38 1 9.5 7.6 80.0% 80.0% 1.5%
Kyle Markway TE 6'4, 243 FR 3 3 53 0 17.7 17.7 100.0% 100.0% 0.9%
Perry Orth QB 6'1, 203 JR 1 1 17 1 17.0 17.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Jonathan Walton LB 6'0, 235 JR 1 1 10 1 10.0 10.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 100.0 70 90.4 104 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 41.4% 116 50.3% 105 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.17 40 1.07 49 1.11
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.79 78 3.12 97 2.90
SD Sack Rate 5.0% 70 6.2% 26 5.0%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 116.5 31 82.7 116 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 31.9% 58 36.0% 113 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.80 58 1.68 42 1.77
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.49 39 3.82 122 3.20
PD Sack Rate 8.9% 90 4.3% 115 7.5%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 86.7 109 87.8 106
Q2 S&P+ 103.3 65 81.7 118
Q3 S&P+ 121.2 25 83.7 117
Q4 S&P+ 107.8 44 110.1 34
1st Down S&P+ 104.7 55 99.1 72
2nd Down S&P+ 101.0 71 83.3 117
3rd Down S&P+ 109.6 46 79.2 126
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 61.2% 56 60.4%
Pass Downs Run Rate 31.6% 73 34.0%
Adj. Pace -7.2 119 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 79.9% 27 74.9%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 62.9% 37 60.3%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 42.1% 6 33.9%
Overall Havoc Rate 13.7% 102 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 5.7% 49 5.1%
LB Havoc Rate 4.1% 69 4.5%
DB Havoc Rate 3.9% 124 6.3%
PD to INC 35.3% 41 32.8%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR
Skai Moore LB 6'2, 218 JR 90.0 13.4% 6.5 2.0 4 4 3 0
Isaiah Johnson FS 6'0, 206 SR 59.5 8.9% 1.5 0.0 1 3 0 0
T.J. Holloman LB 6'2, 231 JR 52.5 7.8% 2.5 0.0 2 2 0 2
T.J. Gurley DB 5'10, 199 SR 51.0 7.6% 2.5 0.0 1 3 1 0
Jordan Diggs SS 6'0, 209 JR 36.5 5.4% 0.5 0.0 1 0 1 0
Jonathan Walton LB 6'0, 235 JR 35.5 5.3% 5.0 1.0 0 0 2 0
Marquavius Lewis DE 6'3, 264 JR 35.5 5.3% 4.5 3.0 0 1 0 0
Gerald Dixon DE 6'2, 269 SR 31.5 4.7% 4.0 1.0 1 1 1 0
Rico McWilliams CB 5'11, 186 JR 28.0 4.2% 1.0 0.0 0 2 0 0
Darius English DE 6'6, 225 JR 23.5 3.5% 6.0 4.5 0 0 2 0
Phillip Dukes DT 6'3, 319 SR 23.5 3.5% 5.0 1.5 0 0 1 0
Al Harris Jr. CB 5'11, 163 SO 21.5 3.2% 1.0 0.0 0 4 0 0
Chris Lammons CB 5'10, 183 SO 21.0 3.1% 1.5 0.0 1 4 0 0
D.J. Smith FS 5'11, 195 SO 20.0 3.0% 1.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Gerald Dixon, Jr. DT 6'3, 327 SR 19.5 2.9% 2.0 0.0 0 1 1 0
Bryson Allen-Williams LB 6'1, 233 SO 18.5 2.8% 3.5 0.0 1 0 0 0
David Johnson DE 6'1, 240 SO 17.0 2.5% 1.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dante Sawyer DE 6'3, 291 SO 13.0 1.9% 2.5 2.5 0 1 0 1
Boosie Whitlow DE 6'3, 240 FR 11.5 1.7% 5.0 1.0 0 1 0 0
Kelsey Griffin DT 6'2, 316 JR 11.5 1.7% 3.5 2.5 0 0 0 0
Cedrick Cooper DE 6'2, 248 SR 7.5 1.1% 2.0 1.0 0 0 0 0
Taylor Stallworth DT 6'2, 308 SO 6.5 1.0% 1.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Darius Paulk TB 5'8, 198 JR 4.5 0.7% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Abu Lamin DT 6'4, 326 JR 4.5 0.7% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Chris Moody FS 6'1, 215 JR 3.5 0.5% 0.5 0.0 0 1 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+ 1.0 27
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.04 61
Punt Success Rate 75.9% 3
Kickoff Success Rate 88.1% 10
Punt Return Success Rate 41.7% 90
Kick Return Success Rate 38.2% 93
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Elliott Fry 6'0, 164 JR 25-25 20-28 71.4%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Sean Kelly 5'10, 189 JR 55 44.3 4 16 23 70.9%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Landon Ard 5'9, 182 SR 59 63.2 42 71.2% 0 1 0 0
Elliott Fry 6'0, 164 JR 0 0.0 0 0.0% 0 0 1 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Pharoh Cooper 5'11, 207 JR 12 4.6 0 15 2 (1)
Rashad Fenton 5'10, 180 FR 0 0.0 0 1 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Rashad Fenton 5'10, 180 FR 14 26.1 1 0 1 (0)
Shon Carson 5'8, 206 SR 13 23.8 0 0 1 (0)
Rod Talley 5'10, 201 SO 4 21.0 0 0 0 (0)

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