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2015 Vanderbilt advanced statistical profile

Updated on 8/21/2016

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2015 | 2016

Vanderbilt Commodores (SEC East)

2015 Schedule & Results
Record: 4-8 | Second-order wins (diff.): 4.2 (0.2) | S&P+ Rk: 83
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep Western Kentucky 11 12-14 L 61% 2.2 95% 42% 98%
12-Sep Georgia 32 14-31 L 2% -16.2 64% 35% 48%
19-Sep Austin Peay N/A 47-7 W 100% 41.1 61% 24% 32%
26-Sep at Ole Miss 5 16-27 L 9% -10.8 86% 39% 80%
3-Oct at Middle Tennessee 82 17-13 W 84% 8.1 87% 42% 87%
17-Oct at South Carolina 88 10-19 L 7% -11.6 3% 7% 54%
24-Oct Missouri 85 10-3 W 98% 16.2 73% 46% 90%
31-Oct at Houston 44 0-34 L 0% -28.4 14% 1% 85%
7-Nov at Florida 18 7-9 L 7% -11.9 22% 16% 71%
14-Nov Kentucky 95 21-17 W 39% -2.2 18% 13% 66%
21-Nov Texas A&M 42 0-25 L 0% -35.3 4% 1% 38%
28-Nov at Tennessee 22 28-53 L 17% -7.6 40% 84% 17%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 18.1 117 20.4 20
Points Per Game 15.2 124 21.0 22
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.12 122 1.25 62 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 35.8% 114 37.1% 22 40.3%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 28.8 94 31.9 109 29.9
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 3.14 127 3.76 8 4.67
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 0.43 64 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-3.51
ACTUAL -8 109
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 91.4 108 106.8 43 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 35.8% 118 37.8% 28 42.3%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.06 69 1.09 73 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 94.5 99 112.5 23 100.0
Opportunity Rate 34.1% 111 37.2% 53 38.9%
Power Success Rate 60.4% 105 35.0% 1 66.3%
Stuff Rate 22.5% 105 25.7% 7 19.6%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Ralph Webb RB 5'10, 202 SO 277 1152 5 4.2 4.8 30.7% 2 (2)
Dallas Rivers RB 6'1, 224 SO 60 183 1 3.1 2.4 26.7% 0 (0)
Johnny McCrary QB 6'4, 220 SO 51 316 2 6.2 4.9 52.9% 5 (1)
Darrius Sims WR 5'9, 188 JR 43 250 1 5.8 6.2 44.2% 2 (1)
Josh Crawford RB 5'10, 200 FR 18 54 0 3.0 2.1 22.2% 1 (1)
Kyle Shurmur QB 6'4, 226 FR 5 24 0 4.8 4.0 40.0% 2 (1)
Trent Sherfield WR 6'0, 200 SO 4 55 0 13.8 18.0 50.0% 0 (0)
Trey Ellis WR 5'10, 168 SO 1 19 0 19.0 11.5 100.0% 0 (0)
Tommy Openshaw PK 6'2, 185 SO 1 13 0 13.0 5.5 100.0% 1 (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+ 84.4 108 116.6 19 100.0
Passing Success Rate 35.8% 103 36.5% 25 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.18 126 1.39 38 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 83.1 93 100.8 63 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Johnny McCrary 6'4, 220 SO 146 267 1533 6 12 54.7% 19 6.6% 4.9
Kyle Shurmur 6'4, 226 FR 44 103 503 5 3 42.7% 9 8.0% 4.0
Wade Freebeck 6'5, 226 SO 2 6 26 0 1 33.3% 0 0.0% 4.3

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Trent Sherfield WR 6'0, 200 SO 89 51 659 3 12.9 7.4 57.3% 51.7% 25.4%
Steven Scheu TE 6'5, 245 SR 51 26 231 1 8.9 4.5 51.0% 33.3% 14.6%
Ralph Webb RB 5'10, 202 SO 42 24 188 2 7.8 4.5 57.1% 47.6% 12.0%
Caleb Scott WR 6'2, 195 SO 40 24 339 2 14.1 8.5 60.0% 50.0% 11.4%
Latevius Rayford WR 6'1, 198 JR 38 19 151 1 8.0 4.0 50.0% 39.5% 10.9%
Kris Kentera WR 6'4, 218 SR 18 7 92 0 13.1 5.1 38.9% 33.3% 5.1%
Darrius Sims WR 5'9, 188 JR 17 10 110 0 11.0 6.5 58.8% 41.2% 4.9%
Dallas Rivers RB 6'1, 224 SO 14 7 47 1 6.7 3.4 50.0% 28.6% 4.0%
Ronald Monroe WR 6'3, 200 FR 13 5 17 0 3.4 1.3 38.5% 0.0% 3.7%
DeAndre Woods TE 6'3, 235 SO 9 7 129 0 18.4 14.3 77.8% 77.8% 2.6%
Nathan Marcus TE 6'5, 240 SO 7 4 34 0 8.5 4.9 57.1% 42.9% 2.0%
Sam Dobbs TE 6'4, 220 FR 3 2 30 0 15.0 10.0 66.7% 33.3% 0.9%
Chandler Dorrell WR 5'11, 185 SO 3 3 20 0 6.7 6.7 100.0% 66.7% 0.9%
Josh Crawford RB 5'10, 200 FR 3 2 11 0 5.5 3.7 66.7% 33.3% 0.9%
Kyle Anderton FB 6'5, 255 FR 1 1 4 1 4.0 4.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Jared Pinkney WR 6'4, 240 FR 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+ 89.5 109 113.3 22 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 41.7% 113 40.5% 14 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 0.98 115 1.08 54 1.11
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.64 106 2.45 12 2.90
SD Sack Rate 3.3% 30 5.4% 54 5.0%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 81.3 113 110.3 35 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 24.9% 110 30.2% 60 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.52 119 1.70 47 1.77
PD Line Yards per Carry 2.94 97 2.72 22 3.20
PD Sack Rate 10.4% 109 7.3% 66 7.5%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 81.4 112 118.5 27
Q2 S&P+ 88.9 107 119.2 20
Q3 S&P+ 89.6 101 102.8 61
Q4 S&P+ 99.0 79 108.6 38
1st Down S&P+ 94.4 96 102.5 57
2nd Down S&P+ 82.7 112 118.7 20
3rd Down S&P+ 90.6 103 118.3 16
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 63.0% 43 60.4%
Pass Downs Run Rate 42.8% 19 34.0%
Adj. Pace +1.0 49 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 75.2% 62 74.9%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 57.2% 98 60.3%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 24.7% 123 33.9%
Overall Havoc Rate 18.9% 19 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 3.4% 101 5.1%
LB Havoc Rate 6.9% 10 4.5%
DB Havoc Rate 8.5% 11 6.3%
PD to INC 34.5% 49 32.8%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR
Zach Cunningham ILB 6'4, 230 SO 86.0 13.4% 16.5 4.5 0 3 4 0
Darreon Herring LB 6'2, 230 SR 49.0 7.7% 3.5 1.5 0 3 0 0
Oren Burks S 6'3, 215 SO 47.0 7.3% 2.0 0.0 3 6 1 0
Torren McGaster CB 6'0, 200 JR 46.0 7.2% 4.5 0.0 0 13 0 0
Tre Herndon CB 6'1, 185 SO 41.0 6.4% 1.0 1.0 0 4 0 0
Stephen Weatherly OLB 6'5, 250 JR 37.5 5.9% 9.5 3.5 0 3 2 0
Andrew Williamson S 6'1, 212 SR 34.5 5.4% 1.0 1.0 0 4 1 0
Arnold Tarpley S 6'0, 202 SO 30.0 4.7% 5.0 2.0 0 3 0 0
Ryan White S 5'9, 190 SO 22.0 3.4% 3.0 0.0 1 1 1 0
Caleb Azubike DE 6'4, 260 SR 21.0 3.3% 6.0 3.0 0 0 2 0
Landon Stokes OLB 6'4, 240 SO 18.0 2.8% 3.0 1.0 0 3 1 0
Jay Woods DT 6'3, 280 SO 18.0 2.8% 2.0 1.0 0 1 2 0
Nehemiah Mitchell OLB 6'4, 260 JR 16.5 2.6% 1.5 0.5 0 1 0 0
Adam Butler DL 6'5, 300 JR 15.0 2.3% 7.0 3.0 0 0 0 0
Torey Agee DL 6'4, 282 JR 14.5 2.3% 3.0 2.0 0 0 0 0
Jonathan Wynn DE 6'4, 250 SO 14.5 2.3% 3.0 1.0 0 1 0 0
Nifae Lealao DT 6'5, 315 SO 13.5 2.1% 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jahmel McIntosh S 6'1, 202 SR 13.0 2.0% 0.5 0.0 2 1 0 0
Taurean Ferguson CB 5'9, 185 SO 12.0 1.9% 0.5 0.0 0 4 0 0
Tre Bell CB 6'0, 178 SO 10.5 1.6% 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Ja'karri Thomas ILB 6'1, 230 JR 10.5 1.6% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Khari Blasingame ILB 6'1, 228 FR 10.5 1.6% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Griffin LB 6'0, 215 FR 7.5 1.2% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
LaDarius Wiley CB 6'1, 205 SO 6.5 1.0% 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Emmanuel Smith S 6'2, 218 SO 5.5 0.9% 0.0 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+ -1.5 125
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.18 95
Punt Success Rate 50.0% 96
Kickoff Success Rate 60.0% 107
Punt Return Success Rate 38.7% 101
Kick Return Success Rate 35.0% 105
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Tommy Openshaw 6'2, 185 SO 14-14 12-19 63.2%
Hayden Lekacz 6'0, 195 SO 4-4 0-0 #DIV/0!
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Tommy Openshaw 6'2, 185 SO 79 40.9 3 30 24 68.4%
Colby Cooke 6'3, 215 JR 1 43.0 0 0 0 0.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Hayden Lekacz 6'0, 195 SO 45 58.2 10 22.2% 2 2 1 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Ryan White 5'9, 190 SO 20 7.5 0 15 3 (1)
Torren McGaster 6'0, 200 JR 4 7.3 0 1 0 (0)
Trey Ellis 5'10, 168 SO 4 5.5 0 1 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Darrius Sims 5'9, 188 JR 25 19.9 0 0 0 (0)
Dallas Rivers 6'1, 224 SO 11 20.7 0 0 0 (0)
Ryan White 5'9, 190 SO 2 13.0 0 0 0 (0)

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