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2016 Akron advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/13/2017

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2015 | 2016

Akron Zips (MAC East)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 5-7 | Second-order wins (diff.): 4.8 (-0.2) | S&P+ Rk: 109
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep VMI N/A 47-24 W 100% 26.7 47% 62% 25%
10-Sep at Wisconsin 11 10-54 L 0% -40.0 8% 13% 5%
17-Sep at Marshall 118 65-38 W 82% 7.1 44% 71% 24%
24-Sep Appalachian State 40 38-45 L 15% -8.1 42% 91% 12%
1-Oct at Kent State 113 31-27 W 61% 2.3 35% 52% 30%
8-Oct Miami-OH 98 35-13 W 94% 12.1 69% 66% 86%
15-Oct Western Michigan 35 0-41 L 0% -46.8 4% 2% 17%
22-Oct at Ball State 84 35-25 W 87% 8.8 61% 82% 31%
27-Oct at Buffalo 127 20-41 L 0% -29.2 1% 2% 3%
2-Nov Toledo 34 17-48 L 1% -19.8 21% 57% 6%
9-Nov Bowling Green 111 28-38 L 32% -3.7 22% 13% 52%
22-Nov at Ohio 92 3-9 L 7% -11.8 18% 3% 87%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 24.4 98 36.0 106
Points Per Game 27.4 73 33.6 98
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.39 16 1.25 60 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 40.3% 91 45.1% 99 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 29.0 83 30.9 98 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.17 95 4.75 91 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED -8.99 124 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+0.41
ACTUAL -8 113
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 90.9 107 89.7 107 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 39.2% 105 46.4% 98 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.07 60 1.09 68 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 90.6 108 93.8 91 100.0
Opportunity Rate 38.8% 78 44.2% 119 39.7%
Power Success Rate 70.6% 48 73.8% 100 67.9%
Stuff Rate 25.2% 123 16.5% 107 18.9%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Van Edwards, Jr. RB 5'9, 200 SO 100 492 3 4.9 6.0 35.0% 0 (0)
Manny Morgan RB 5'8, 185 JR 81 417 0 5.1 4.5 43.2% 0 (0)
Denzel Jones, Jr. RB 5'8, 191 SR 42 193 0 4.6 3.6 35.7% 1 (0)
Tra'Von Chapman QB 6'1, 210 JR 41 235 4 5.7 7.9 41.5% 3 (2)
Thomas Woodson QB 6'1, 233 JR 28 116 1 4.1 3.5 39.3% 2 (0)
Warren Ball RB 6'1, 232 SR 25 181 1 7.2 12.6 36.0% 1 (1)
Tyrell Goodman WR 6'2, 205 SR 22 70 0 3.2 1.4 54.5% 3 (1)
Mykel Traylor-Bennett WR 6'3, 224 JR 10 46 4 4.6 8.5 20.0% 0 (0)
JoJo Natson, Jr. WR 5'8, 151 SR 4 6 0 1.5 7.5 25.0% 1 (1)
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+ 106.6 51 90.3 102 100.0
Passing Success Rate 41.1% 60 43.4% 86 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.64 23 1.47 67 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 102.7 56 60 120 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Thomas Woodson 6'1, 233 JR 146 242 2079 18 6 60.3% 14 5.5% 7.8
Tra'Von Chapman 6'1, 210 JR 54 117 700 5 5 46.2% 7 5.6% 5.3

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
JoJo Natson, Jr. WR 5'8, 151 SR 102 59 837 9 14.2 8.2 57.8% 41.2% 27.2%
Jerome Lane WR 6'3, 220 JR 99 63 1033 8 16.4 10.4 63.6% 58.6% 26.4%
Austin Wolf WR 6'3, 190 JR 77 36 550 5 15.3 7.1 46.8% 39.0% 20.5%
A.J. Coney WR 5'8, 180 JR 28 15 173 1 11.5 6.2 53.6% 46.4% 7.5%
Kwadarrius Smith WR 5'9, 165 SO 16 6 147 1 24.5 9.2 37.5% 25.0% 4.3%
Mykel Traylor-Bennett TE 6'3, 224 JR 12 9 97 1 10.8 8.1 75.0% 50.0% 3.2%
Anthony Young WR 6'0, 182 JR 11 8 59 0 7.4 5.4 72.7% 36.4% 2.9%
Van Edwards, Jr. RB 5'9, 200 SO 9 8 81 1 10.1 9.0 88.9% 55.6% 2.4%
Kevin Gladney WR 6'1, 211 JR 5 3 25 0 8.3 5.0 60.0% 40.0% 1.3%
Newman Williams TE 6'2, 273 SO 4 2 16 0 8.0 4.0 50.0% 50.0% 1.1%
Anthony Lauro WR 5'10, 184 SO 3 3 18 0 6.0 6.0 100.0% 33.3% 0.8%
Manny Morgan RB 5'8, 185 JR 3 2 8 0 4.0 2.7 66.7% 0.0% 0.8%
Denzel Jones, Jr. RB 5'8, 191 SR 2 1 18 0 18.0 9.0 50.0% 50.0% 0.5%
Warren Ball RB 6'1, 232 SR 2 2 13 0 6.5 6.5 100.0% 50.0% 0.5%
Tyrell Goodman WR 6'2, 205 SR 1 1 3 0 3.0 3.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Jelani Hamilton DL 6'5, 302 SR 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+ 96.0 91 94.3 91 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 44.2% 101 48.2% 73 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.20 30 1.13 78 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.56 114 3.19 96 2.98
SD Sack Rate 4.1% 46 2.7% 112 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 111.8 38 83.4 119 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 33.3% 36 36.5% 121 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.84 38 1.69 44 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.12 83 3.43 87 3.24
PD Sack Rate 8.2% 69 5.5% 106 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 92.4 94 92.1 93
Q2 S&P+ 94.2 94 82.5 119
Q3 S&P+ 96.7 82 98.7 69
Q4 S&P+ 109.8 35 86.6 114
1st Down S&P+ 95.0 88 97.3 75
2nd Down S&P+ 99.3 78 81.1 124
3rd Down S&P+ 100.8 76 86.8 111
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 47.5% 117 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 38.4% 32 34.6%
Adj. Pace -8.0 123 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 78.5% 31 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 61.7% 52 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 39.8% 18 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 13.2% 105 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 3.5% 100 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 4.0% 66 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 5.7% 88 6.4%
PD to INC 33.8% 56 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
Ulysees Gilbert III LB 6'1, 225 SO 93.0 12.3% 11.5 4.0 0 3 2
Alvin Davis CB 5'9, 165 FR 69.0 9.1% 0.0 0.0 0 2 0
Brian Bell LB 6'3, 218 SO 47.5 6.3% 4.0 0.0 0 0 0
Bryce Jones DB 6'0, 178 SR 39.5 5.2% 3.0 0.0 0 9 0
Zach Guiser S 6'1, 195 JR 39.5 5.2% 2.0 1.0 1 2 0
Larry Hope DB 6'0, 192 SR 36.5 4.8% 2.0 0.0 1 8 0
DeAndre Scott CB 5'11, 185 SR 30.5 4.0% 0.0 0.0 1 7 0
Andrew Hauser LB 6'1, 219 JR 29.5 3.9% 3.5 0.0 0 1 0
Daumantas Venckus DE 6'5, 230 SR 28.5 3.8% 4.0 1.0 0 2 0
Shawn Featherstone DB 6'2, 190 SO 28.0 3.7% 1.0 0.0 0 2 0
Ibrahima Camara DL 6'3, 285 JR 24.0 3.2% 1.5 0.0 0 0 0
John Lako LB 6'2, 208 FR 24.0 3.2% 1.0 0.0 0 1 0
John Rachal LB 5'11, 215 SR 23.5 3.1% 3.5 0.0 0 0 0
Darius Copeland DL 6'1, 266 JR 22.5 3.0% 4.5 1.0 0 0 0
Jordan George DB 5'11, 193 SO 22.0 2.9% 2.0 0.5 1 1 0
Se'Von Pittman DL 6'3, 260 SR 20.0 2.6% 1.0 0.0 0 0 0
Kyron Brown CB 6'1, 186 FR 18.0 2.4% 0.0 0.0 3 1 0
Brock Boxen DL 6'3, 272 SO 17.5 2.3% 4.5 2.0 0 0 0
James Turner S 5'11, 209 SR 17.5 2.3% 0.5 0.0 0 1 0
DeMarcus Lloyd LB 6'0, 207 JR 16.0 2.1% 2.5 0.0 1 0 0
Jamal Marcus DL 6'2, 249 SR 15.0 2.0% 6.5 2.5 0 0 1
Deon'Tae Moore DE 6'2, 217 JR 14.0 1.8% 3.0 1.0 0 1 1
Cory Morrow S 6'0, 204 SR 13.0 1.7% 0.0 0.0 0 1 0
Davon'te Jest DL 6'1, 290 FR 12.5 1.7% 1.0 1.0 0 0 0
Jelani Hamilton DL 6'5, 302 SR 9.0 1.2% 1.0 0.0 0 0 0
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ 0.3 53
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.47 14
Punt Success Rate 42.6% 116
Kickoff Success Rate 41.5% 128
Punt Return Success Rate 52.9% 51
Kick Return Success Rate 53.3% 27
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Tom O'Leary 5'11, 190 SO 39-42 10-11 90.9%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Nick Gasser 6'0, 167 SO 59 37.7 0 16 19 59.3%
Jerry Fitschen 6'0, 190 FR 1 29.0 0 0 0 0.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Tom O'Leary 5'11, 190 SO 46 57.5 6 13.0% 0 0 0 0
Nick Gasser 6'0, 167 SO 14 53.8 2 14.3% 0 1 0 0
Zach Gingerich 6'3, 203 JR 4 60.0 0 0.0% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
JoJo Natson, Jr. 5'8, 151 SR 16 16.3 2 13 0 (0)
Zach Guiser 6'1, 195 JR 1 7.0 0 0 0 (0)
Ulysees Gilbert III 6'1, 225 SO 0 0.0 1 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Van Edwards, Jr. 5'9, 200 SO 22 23.8 0 0 0 (0)
A.J. Coney 5'8, 180 JR 9 14.6 0 0 1 (1)
JoJo Natson, Jr. 5'8, 151 SR 4 15.5 0 0 0 (0)

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