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2016 Boston College advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/13/2017

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2015 | 2016

Boston College Eagles (ACC Atlantic)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 7-6 | Second-order wins (diff.): 5.9 (-1.1) | S&P+ Rk: 86
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep vs. Georgia Tech 45 14-17 L 80% 6.5 69% 23% 93%
10-Sep at Massachusetts 117 26-7 W 100% 26.9 83% 25% 98%
17-Sep at Virginia Tech 17 0-49 L 0% -45.1 5% 5% 20%
24-Sep Wagner N/A 42-10 W 100% 35.1 61% 39% 63%
1-Oct Buffalo 127 35-3 W 100% 34.9 81% 42% 99%
7-Oct Clemson 2 10-56 L 0% -40.6 14% 34% 11%
22-Oct Syracuse 76 20-28 L 2% -17.0 10% 11% 23%
29-Oct at NC State 25 21-14 W 36% -2.9 55% 35% 63%
5-Nov Louisville 12 7-52 L 0% -50.0 6% 15% 21%
11-Nov at Florida State 6 7-45 L 0% -31.0 17% 12% 45%
19-Nov Connecticut 123 30-0 W 100% 34.0 85% 38% 98%
26-Nov at Wake Forest 60 17-14 W 34% -3.2 38% 16% 74%
26-Dec vs. Maryland 87 36-30 W 40% -2.0 36% 34% 54%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 17.2 124 21.8 21
Points Per Game 20.4 117 25.0 44
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.27 61 1.48 125 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 33.3% 128 32.1% 3 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 32.6 17 31.1 100 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 3.67 123 4.76 92 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 4.83 28 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+0.83
ACTUAL 7 24
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 78.8 124 125.6 8 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 32.7% 127 28.6% 2 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.15 32 1.45 128 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 81.6 125 124.6 6 100.0
Opportunity Rate 29.8% 128 32.8% 11 39.7%
Power Success Rate 62.5% 99 52.4% 2 67.9%
Stuff Rate 23.6% 118 23.3% 19 18.9%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Jon Hilliman RB 6'0, 229 SO 184 542 6 2.9 4.6 21.7% 1 (1)
Davon Jones RB 5'10, 214 FR 91 361 2 4.0 4.0 26.4% 2 (1)
Patrick Towles QB 6'5, 253 SR 88 467 4 5.3 5.4 37.5% 8 (6)
Myles Willis RB 5'9, 194 SR 49 301 1 6.1 7.6 40.8% 1 (0)
Richard Wilson RB 5'10, 224 SO 40 136 2 3.4 2.5 32.5% 0 (0)
Jeff Smith WR 6'1, 192 SO 35 199 1 5.7 6.6 45.7% 0 (0)
Tyler Rouse RB 5'8, 198 SR 24 87 0 3.6 5.9 25.0% 3 (1)
Michael Walker WR 6'0, 195 SO 8 41 0 5.1 3.3 50.0% 2 (2)
Darius Wade QB 6'0, 211 SO 6 17 0 2.8 2.5 16.7% 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+ 84.7 111 111.7 28 100.0
Passing Success Rate 34.2% 121 35.0% 15 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.44 77 1.51 85 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 80.1 104 153.6 8 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Patrick Towles 6'5, 253 SR 138 273 1730 12 7 50.5% 27 9.0% 5.2
Darius Wade 6'0, 211 SO 9 19 100 0 1 47.4% 1 5.0% 4.5

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Jeff Smith WR 6'1, 192 SO 58 27 395 3 14.6 6.8 46.6% 32.8% 21.6%
Michael Walker WR 6'0, 195 SO 56 33 413 4 12.5 7.4 58.9% 42.9% 20.8%
Tommy Sweeney TE 6'5, 258 SO 47 26 353 3 13.6 7.5 55.3% 48.9% 17.5%
Charlie Callinan WR 6'4, 239 JR 45 25 315 1 12.6 7.0 55.6% 44.4% 16.7%
Davon Jones RB 5'10, 214 FR 17 11 113 0 10.3 6.7 64.7% 35.3% 6.3%
Tyler Rouse RB 5'8, 198 SR 13 9 86 1 9.6 6.6 69.2% 30.8% 4.8%
Thadd Smith WR 5'9, 181 JR 8 4 24 0 6.0 3.0 50.0% 37.5% 3.0%
Chris Garrison WR 6'3, 237 FR 6 5 90 0 18.0 15.0 83.3% 66.7% 2.2%
Colton Cardinal FB 6'3, 234 SO 4 3 52 0 17.3 13.0 75.0% 75.0% 1.5%
Ben Glines WR 6'2, 209 FR 4 2 3 0 1.5 0.8 50.0% 0.0% 1.5%
Bobby Wolford FB 6'2, 248 SR 3 1 1 1 1.0 0.3 33.3% 33.3% 1.1%
Korab Idrizi TE 6'3, 228 FR 2 2 25 0 12.5 12.5 100.0% 100.0% 0.7%
Patrick Towles QB 6'5, 253 SR 2 2 25 1 12.5 12.5 100.0% 100.0% 0.7%
Myles Willis RB 5'9, 194 SR 2 1 8 0 8.0 4.0 50.0% 50.0% 0.7%
Jon Hilliman RB 6'0, 229 SO 1 1 2 0 2.0 2.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Elijah Robinson WR 6'0, 197 SO 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 78.0 127 103.4 48 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 38.1% 128 39.6% 5 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.09 75 1.40 127 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.32 126 2.23 4 2.98
SD Sack Rate 8.1% 118 6.9% 23 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 87.6 107 151.6 3 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 24.9% 122 19.8% 2 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.74 66 1.76 78 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 2.87 99 2.67 20 3.24
PD Sack Rate 9.0% 86 18.1% 1 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 73.9 124 97.6 76
Q2 S&P+ 91.2 105 149.4 4
Q3 S&P+ 77.0 126 85.6 120
Q4 S&P+ 74.3 127 132.4 3
1st Down S&P+ 80.5 124 104.8 48
2nd Down S&P+ 82.6 122 111.7 35
3rd Down S&P+ 74.0 122 129.8 9
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 68.6% 15 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 46.6% 12 34.6%
Adj. Pace -3.8 97 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 79.4% 25 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 51.7% 121 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 34.6% 65 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 22.8% 2 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 11.4% 1 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 4.7% 42 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 6.6% 54 6.4%
PD to INC 36.3% 32 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
John Johnson DB 6'0, 202 SR 66.5 10.8% 2.5 1.0 3 9 1
Connor Strachan LB 6'0, 237 JR 64.0 10.4% 11.0 3.5 0 0 1
Matt Milano LB 6'1, 221 SR 49.5 8.0% 11.0 6.5 1 2 0
Ty Schwab LB 6'0, 229 JR 46.5 7.6% 5.5 1.0 1 2 0
Harold Landry DE 6'3, 250 JR 42.5 6.9% 22.0 16.5 1 4 7
Kevin Kavalec DE 6'2, 260 SR 40.5 6.6% 14.5 4.5 0 2 2
Will Harris DB 6'2, 202 SO 40.5 6.6% 1.0 0.0 2 4 0
Kamrin Moore DB 5'11, 195 JR 38.0 6.2% 1.5 0.0 2 5 0
Truman Gutapfel DT 6'3, 288 SR 36.0 5.9% 6.5 1.5 0 0 1
Zach Allen DE 6'5, 272 SO 27.5 4.5% 10.0 6.0 0 4 0
Isaac Yiadom DB 6'1, 190 JR 21.5 3.5% 2.0 0.0 0 10 1
Gabriel McClary DB 6'3, 204 JR 18.5 3.0% 1.0 0.0 0 1 0
Ray Smith DT 6'1, 292 SO 17.5 2.8% 3.0 1.0 0 2 0
Wyatt Ray DE 6'3, 249 SO 17.0 2.8% 7.0 4.5 0 0 1
Sharrieff Grice LB 6'1, 224 SO 12.0 2.0% 1.5 1.0 0 0 0
Taj-Amir Torres DB 5'9, 177 SO 11.0 1.8% 0.0 0.0 1 0 0
Mike Strizak LB 6'2, 239 SR 9.0 1.5% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Max Richardson LB 6'0, 230 FR 8.5 1.4% 0.5 0.0 0 0 1
Noa Merritt DT 6'0, 277 JR 6.5 1.1% 3.5 0.0 0 0 1
Lukas Denis DB 5'11, 186 SO 6.0 1.0% 0.0 0.0 1 4 0
Kevin Bletzer LB 6'2, 213 SO 5.0 0.8% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0
Kevin Cohee DT 6'2, 274 SO 3.5 0.6% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0
Mehdi El Attrach DB 6'0, 194 FR 3.0 0.5% 1.0 0.0 0 0 0
Jimmy Martin LB 5'11, 220 FR 3.0 0.5% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Atem Ntantang DB 5'11, 195 JR 2.5 0.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ -0.7 90
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.06 76
Punt Success Rate 38.9% 122
Kickoff Success Rate 79.3% 39
Punt Return Success Rate 69.2% 18
Kick Return Success Rate 46.7% 45
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Mike Knoll 6'0, 202 JR 27-30 12-14 85.7%
Colton Lichtenberg 5'10, 186 SO 2-2 0-2 0.0%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Mike Knoll 6'0, 202 JR 94 38.3 7 32 17 52.1%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Mike Knoll 6'0, 202 JR 55 60.9 16 29.1% 0 2 0 0
Colton Lichtenberg 5'10, 186 SO 3 60.7 1 33.3% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Tyler Rouse 5'8, 198 SR 24 13.0 0 36 2 (1)
Gabriel McClary 6'3, 204 JR 1 0.0 0 0 1 (0)
Michael Walker 6'0, 195 SO 1 8.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Myles Willis 5'9, 194 SR 20 23.5 1 0 1 (0)
Michael Walker 6'0, 195 SO 6 16.8 0 0 0 (0)
Tyler Rouse 5'8, 198 SR 2 37.0 0 0 0 (0)

Stats via SportSource Analytics