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2015 UL-Lafayette advanced statistical profile

Updated on 8/21/2016

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2015 | 2016

La.-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns (Sun Belt)

2015 Schedule & Results
Record: 4-8 | Second-order wins (diff.): 4.1 (0.1) | S&P+ Rk: 107
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
5-Sep at Kentucky 95 33-40 L 10% -10.2 23% 52% 9%
12-Sep Northwestern State N/A 44-17 W 100% 37.1 66% 88% 14%
26-Sep Akron 80 14-35 L 1% -18.9 33% 41% 19%
3-Oct at Louisiana Tech 54 14-43 L 1% -20.0 42% 39% 40%
10-Oct Texas State 112 49-27 W 100% 20.9 66% 58% 76%
20-Oct at Arkansas State 79 27-37 L 6% -12.6 25% 41% 39%
31-Oct UL-Monroe 122 30-24 W 55% 1.1 16% 22% 46%
7-Nov at Georgia State 91 23-21 W 48% -0.5 35% 30% 70%
12-Nov at South Alabama 103 25-32 L 44% -1.2 14% 32% 25%
21-Nov New Mexico State 116 34-37 L 45% -1.1 12% 19% 32%
28-Nov at Appalachian State 43 7-28 L 0% -24.1 23% 17% 57%
5-Dec Troy 90 17-41 L 0% -28.7 11% 16% 13%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 23.1 106 36.1 111
Points Per Game 26.4 83 31.8 94
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.19 103 1.44 120 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 41.1% 74 39.2% 48 40.3%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 29.6 73 29.1 52 29.9
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.28 98 5.16 109 4.67
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 1.9 52 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-4.54
ACTUAL -9 110
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 101.1 72 92.3 91 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 43.4% 53 40.6% 54 42.3%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.04 77 1.15 97 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 99.1 77 89.2 110 100.0
Opportunity Rate 39.7% 56 38.8% 72 38.9%
Power Success Rate 74.5% 25 57.9% 24 66.3%
Stuff Rate 15.3% 8 23.1% 25 19.6%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Elijah McGuire RB 5'11, 208 JR 210 1049 13 5.0 5.3 35.2% 2 (1)
Torrey Pierce RB 5'9, 171 SR 88 407 4 4.6 3.6 43.2% 2 (1)
Jalen Nixon QB 6'2, 226 JR 60 424 5 7.1 8.4 41.7% 3 (1)
Brooks Haack QB 6'1, 212 JR 32 176 2 5.5 3.2 53.1% 1 (0)
Jordan Davis QB 6'3, 205 FR 17 57 1 3.4 3.6 47.1% 2 (2)
Montrel Carter RB 5'10, 195 SR 10 38 0 3.8 5.4 30.0% 0 (0)
Darius Hoggins RB 5'7, 176 SO 7 76 0 10.9 13.8 57.1% 0 (0)
Al Riles WR 5'10, 215 JR 1 4 0 4.0 0.0 0.0% 0 (0)
Effrem Reed RB 5'8, 214 SR 1 2 0 2.0 0.0 0.0% 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+ 85.4 106 92.0 93 100.0
Passing Success Rate 38.4% 84 37.7% 36 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.37 96 1.78 125 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 102.4 58 97 69 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Brooks Haack 6'1, 212 JR 123 201 1407 5 7 61.2% 14 6.5% 6.1
Jalen Nixon 6'2, 226 JR 76 142 828 7 5 53.5% 3 2.1% 5.6
Jordan Davis 6'3, 205 FR 27 42 267 1 0 64.3% 4 8.7% 5.2

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Jamal Robinson WR 6'4, 205 SR 90 54 824 5 15.3 9.2 60.0% 48.9% 25.0%
Gabe Fuselier WR 5'11, 195 SO 72 37 357 1 9.7 5.0 51.4% 37.5% 20.0%
Al Riles WR 5'10, 215 JR 70 46 477 4 10.4 6.8 65.7% 50.0% 19.4%
Elijah McGuire RB 5'11, 208 JR 38 34 304 3 8.9 8.0 89.5% 44.7% 10.6%
Gary Haynes WR 5'9, 175 FR 32 25 174 0 7.0 5.4 78.1% 37.5% 8.9%
Nick Byrne TE 6'3, 228 JR 21 10 83 0 8.3 4.0 47.6% 28.6% 5.8%
Devin Scott WR 5'11, 182 JR 18 12 202 0 16.8 11.2 66.7% 50.0% 5.0%
Torrey Pierce RB 5'9, 171 SR 8 5 46 0 9.2 5.8 62.5% 50.0% 2.2%
Keenan Barnes WR 6'3, 200 FR 4 1 27 0 27.0 6.8 25.0% 25.0% 1.1%
Montrel Carter RB 5'10, 195 SR 2 1 4 0 4.0 2.0 50.0% 50.0% 0.6%
Chris Collins WR 5'8, 182 FR 2 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Effrem Reed RB 5'8, 214 SR 1 1 4 0 4.0 4.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Lorenzo Cryer WR 6'2, 185 FR 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Jalen Nixon QB 6'2, 226 JR 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 96.8 85 98.2 71 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 48.0% 45 42.8% 35 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.07 82 1.29 119 1.11
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.97 53 2.95 78 2.90
SD Sack Rate 5.0% 70 4.4% 89 5.0%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 83.5 108 83.6 113 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 26.6% 97 32.7% 89 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.60 101 1.79 73 1.77
PD Line Yards per Carry 2.95 93 2.74 24 3.20
PD Sack Rate 5.2% 21 8.1% 51 7.5%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 90.5 105 89.7 97
Q2 S&P+ 90.5 101 88.3 103
Q3 S&P+ 98.8 81 94.5 88
Q4 S&P+ 103.6 67 113.3 26
1st Down S&P+ 100.7 67 103.8 49
2nd Down S&P+ 97.0 84 94.3 91
3rd Down S&P+ 77.8 121 84.3 119
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 62.3% 49 60.4%
Pass Downs Run Rate 32.8% 61 34.0%
Adj. Pace -1.9 78 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 81.4% 17 74.9%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 60.9% 59 60.3%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 36.6% 39 33.9%
Overall Havoc Rate 16.5% 51 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 3.2% 109 5.1%
LB Havoc Rate 5.9% 22 4.5%
DB Havoc Rate 7.3% 28 6.3%
PD to INC 30.8% 77 32.8%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR
Dominique Tovell LB 6'2, 235 SR 65.5 10.2% 14.5 7.0 0 3 2 0
Tracy Walker DB 6'2, 198 SO 64.0 9.9% 5.0 0.0 1 6 1 0
Otha Peters LB 6'2, 228 JR 54.5 8.5% 6.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Zachary DeGrange DB 5'10, 193 SR 41.5 6.4% 5.5 3.0 1 6 0 0
Savion Brown DB 6'2, 218 JR 36.0 5.6% 2.5 0.0 3 6 0 0
Travis Crawford DB 5'11, 193 SO 36.0 5.6% 0.0 0.0 0 4 0 1
Taboris Lee DL 6'2, 284 SO 29.5 4.6% 5.0 1.0 0 1 0 0
Tre'maine Lightfoot LB 6'0, 230 JR 25.0 3.9% 3.5 0.0 0 2 0 0
Trey Granier LB 6'1, 231 JR 23.5 3.6% 4.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Chris Prater DL 6'5, 258 SR 20.5 3.2% 3.0 0.0 0 0 1 0
T.J. Posey LB 6'0, 242 SO 19.0 2.9% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dominick Jones DB 5'11, 189 JR 17.5 2.7% 4.5 2.0 0 2 0 0
Karmichael Dunbar DL 6'2, 317 JR 17.5 2.7% 3.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jevante Watson DB 5'10, 182 SR 16.0 2.5% 1.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Blain Winston DL 6'4, 300 SO 15.5 2.4% 4.0 3.0 0 1 0 0
Troy McCollum DB 6'0, 177 SO 15.0 2.3% 0.0 0.0 0 11 0 0
Kevin Fouquier LB 6'4, 235 JR 14.5 2.2% 2.5 0.0 0 1 1 0
Christian Goodlett DB 6'0, 185 JR 14.5 2.2% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Darzil Washington LB 6'3, 243 SR 14.0 2.2% 7.5 2.0 0 0 0 0
Tyren Alexander LB 6'0, 210 SR 11.0 1.7% 1.0 1.0 0 0 0 0
Remaine Douglas DL 6'3, 303 JR 10.5 1.6% 2.0 1.0 0 1 0 0
LaDarrius Kidd DL 6'3, 300 FR 10.0 1.6% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Montrel Carter RB 5'10, 195 SR 10.0 1.6% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Ross Duhon LB 6'2, 210 SO 9.0 1.4% 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Reginald Miles DB 5'8, 178 SO 8.5 1.3% 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+ -0.5 88
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.21 100
Punt Success Rate 67.8% 17
Kickoff Success Rate 58.7% 109
Punt Return Success Rate 72.0% 6
Kick Return Success Rate 38.9% 87
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Stevie Artigue 5'10, 175 FR 26-28 8-15 53.3%
Aaron Bird 6'0, 200 FR 4-4 2-2 100.0%
Carlos Alvarez 5'9, 195 SR 2-2 1-1 100.0%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Steven Coutts 6'4, 200 FR 59 42.4 4 27 20 79.7%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Stevie Artigue 5'10, 175 FR 51 57.0 7 13.7% 1 1 1 0
Carlos Alvarez 5'9, 195 SR 12 57.5 0 0.0% 0 0 1 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Gary Haynes 5'9, 175 FR 12 10.5 0 0 2 (1)
Elijah McGuire 5'11, 208 JR 9 8.9 0 13 1 (1)
Chaiziere Malbrue 6'2, 209 FR 1 14.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Gabe Fuselier 5'11, 195 SO 16 17.8 0 0 0 (0)
Jeryl Brazil 5'11, 175 JR 10 25.5 1 0 1 (0)
Torrey Pierce 5'9, 171 SR 7 16.6 0 0 0 (0)

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