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2016 BYU advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/13/2017

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2015 | 2016

BYU Cougars (Independents)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 9-4 | Second-order wins (diff.): 9.1 (0.1) | S&P+ Rk: 37
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep vs. Arizona 96 18-16 W 91% 10.6 61% 34% 62%
10-Sep at Utah 43 19-20 L 70% 4.0 66% 45% 89%
17-Sep UCLA 58 14-17 L 13% -8.9 31% 11% 57%
24-Sep vs. West Virginia 29 32-35 L 75% 5.3 71% 92% 46%
30-Sep Toledo 34 55-53 W 36% -2.8 58% 95% 3%
8-Oct at Michigan State 57 31-14 W 98% 15.8 82% 65% 83%
14-Oct Mississippi State 56 28-21 W 61% 2.2 58% 20% 76%
20-Oct at Boise State 19 27-28 L 1% -18.6 29% 21% 59%
5-Nov at Cincinnati 85 20-3 W 94% 12.4 70% 32% 83%
12-Nov Southern Utah N/A 37-7 W 100% 32.2 83% 76% 67%
19-Nov Massachusetts 117 51-9 W 99% 18.3 72% 57% 76%
26-Nov Utah State 70 28-10 W 91% 10.7 72% 28% 89%
21-Dec vs. Wyoming 61 24-21 W 83% 7.4 67% 37% 88%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 29.5 64 23.5 29
Points Per Game 29.5 62 19.5 14
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.14 119 1.25 58 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 44.6% 37 40.2% 43 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 32.9 14 25.7 4 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.40 79 3.95 25 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 8.76 7 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+1.25
ACTUAL 12 7
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 112.4 33 126.4 7 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 47.5% 22 36.8% 18 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.08 55 0.94 11 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 109.7 32 114.7 14 100.0
Opportunity Rate 44.0% 14 34.6% 22 39.7%
Power Success Rate 68.5% 58 64.5% 44 67.9%
Stuff Rate 18.0% 53 21.1% 40 18.9%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Jamaal Williams RB 6'2, 220 SR 234 1375 12 5.9 6.3 41.0% 2 (2)
Taysom Hill QB 6'2, 235 SR 116 727 8 6.3 3.6 57.8% 9 (4)
Squally Canada RB 5'11, 200 SO 74 315 2 4.3 2.9 39.2% 0 (0)
KJ Hall DB 5'9, 175 FR 35 184 2 5.3 3.5 42.9% 0 (0)
Harvey Langi LB 6'3, 252 SR 20 79 2 4.0 2.2 40.0% 0 (0)
Algernon Brown RB 6'1, 250 SR 16 43 0 2.7 1.9 31.3% 1 (1)
Tanner Mangum QB 6'3, 215 SO 5 58 1 11.6 21.4 40.0% 1 (0)
Colby Hansen RB 5'11, 195 JR 4 10 0 2.5 0.7 25.0% 0 (0)
Colby Pearson WR 6'0, 203 SR 3 12 0 4.0 2.5 33.3% 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+ 91.4 90 96.8 77 100.0
Passing Success Rate 41.4% 59 43.4% 85 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.22 128 1.50 81 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 96.1 71 91.8 79 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Taysom Hill 6'2, 235 SR 222 372 2323 12 11 59.7% 22 5.6% 5.6
Tanner Mangum 6'3, 215 SO 22 33 241 3 1 66.7% 4 10.8% 5.5

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Nick Kurtz WR 6'6, 215 SR 77 49 541 2 11.0 7.0 63.6% 49.4% 19.9%
Mitchell Juergens WR 5'10, 181 SR 55 34 333 2 9.8 6.1 61.8% 41.8% 14.2%
Colby Pearson WR 6'0, 203 SR 54 38 384 4 10.1 7.1 70.4% 59.3% 14.0%
Moroni Laulu-Pututau WR 6'4, 220 SO 49 27 277 2 10.3 5.7 55.1% 49.0% 12.7%
Jonah Trinnaman WR 6'0, 190 JR 45 28 321 1 11.5 7.1 62.2% 35.6% 11.6%
Aleva Hifo WR 5'10, 180 FR 17 11 58 0 5.3 3.4 64.7% 35.3% 4.4%
Tanner Balderree TE 6'3, 252 JR 16 13 156 2 12.0 9.8 81.2% 68.8% 4.1%
Jamaal Williams RB 6'2, 220 SR 12 7 80 0 11.4 6.7 58.3% 41.7% 3.1%
Hunter Marshall TE 6'3, 242 SO 11 7 66 1 9.4 6.0 63.6% 54.5% 2.8%
Algernon Brown RB 6'1, 250 SR 9 6 67 0 11.2 7.4 66.7% 55.6% 2.3%
Brayden El-Bakri RB 6'0, 235 SO 8 5 88 0 17.6 11.0 62.5% 62.5% 2.1%
Garrett Juergens WR 5'10, 184 SR 7 4 36 1 9.0 5.1 57.1% 57.1% 1.8%
Squally Canada RB 5'11, 200 SO 7 3 7 0 2.3 1.0 42.9% 14.3% 1.8%
KJ Hall RB 5'9, 175 FR 6 5 78 0 15.6 13.0 83.3% 50.0% 1.6%
Talon Shumway WR 6'3, 200 FR 6 3 49 0 16.3 8.2 50.0% 33.3% 1.6%
Beau Tanner WR 6'0, 188 SO 3 1 5 0 5.0 1.7 33.3% 33.3% 0.8%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 98.6 76 117.4 13 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 48.3% 48 44.1% 38 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.04 103 0.98 7 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.19 33 2.85 50 2.98
SD Sack Rate 4.8% 63 4.4% 79 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 108.5 48 94.0 90 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 35.2% 23 32.0% 76 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.49 123 2.02 119 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 4.19 4 2.33 8 3.24
PD Sack Rate 7.4% 58 6.4% 87 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 101.9 66 101.9 59
Q2 S&P+ 90.0 111 118.8 20
Q3 S&P+ 104.8 55 123.7 11
Q4 S&P+ 104.4 53 102.2 57
1st Down S&P+ 101.9 62 118.5 15
2nd Down S&P+ 92.1 100 109.0 42
3rd Down S&P+ 106.8 58 98.8 72
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 60.5% 64 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 34.8% 59 34.6%
Adj. Pace +2.5 38 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 76.2% 42 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 56.9% 94 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 30.8% 98 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 17.6% 33 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 4.0% 85 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 8.4% 5 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 5.2% 108 6.4%
PD to INC 39.9% 9 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
Fred Warner LB 6'4, 230 JR 66.5 9.7% 10.5 1.5 3 6 2
Butch Pau'u LB 6'0, 223 SO 64.0 9.4% 7.0 1.5 1 0 1
Francis Bernard LB 6'1, 239 SO 63.0 9.2% 5.5 2.0 3 3 1
Kai Nacua DB 6'2, 215 SR 44.0 6.4% 1.5 0.0 6 1 1
Harvey Langi LB 6'3, 252 SR 43.5 6.4% 5.0 2.0 0 2 1
Dayan Lake DB 5'11, 200 FR 40.5 5.9% 2.0 0.0 3 4 1
Sae Tautu LB 6'4, 245 SR 37.5 5.5% 11.0 6.0 0 3 1
Logan Taele DL 6'2, 295 SR 27.5 4.0% 6.5 3.0 0 2 1
Corbin Kaufusi DL 6'9, 285 SO 24.5 3.6% 2.5 2.5 0 1 0
Micah Hannemann DB 6'0, 205 JR 22.0 3.2% 0.0 0.0 1 5 0
Michael Davis DB 6'2, 196 SR 20.5 3.0% 2.5 0.0 1 0 0
Matt Hadley DB 6'0, 205 JR 19.5 2.9% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Troy Warner DB 6'1, 195 FR 19.5 2.9% 0.0 0.0 0 7 0
Kavika Fonua LB 6'0, 220 SO 18.5 2.7% 1.0 0.0 0 0 0
Eric Takenaka DB 5'10, 210 SR 16.0 2.3% 0.5 0.0 1 0 2
Adam Pulsipher LB 6'1, 227 SO 13.0 1.9% 1.5 0.0 0 0 0
Tomasi Laulile DL 6'4, 285 JR 11.0 1.6% 3.0 3.0 0 0 1
Tevita Mo'Unga DL 6'3, 314 SO 10.5 1.5% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0
Kesni Tausinga DL 6'1, 303 JR 10.0 1.5% 0.5 0.0 0 2 0
Chris Wilcox DB 6'2, 175 FR 8.5 1.2% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Zayne Anderson DB 6'2, 200 SO 8.5 1.2% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Handsome Tanielu DL 6'2, 318 JR 7.0 1.0% 0.5 0.0 0 1 0
Trajan Pili DL 6'2, 240 FR 6.5 1.0% 5.0 2.5 0 0 0
Austin McChesney DB 6'1, 190 FR 6.5 1.0% 0.0 0.0 1 0 0
Morgan Unga LB 6'5, 210 SO 5.5 0.8% 1.0 0.0 0 0 0
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ 1.2 20
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.06 57
Punt Success Rate 70.2% 12
Kickoff Success Rate 76.0% 51
Punt Return Success Rate 45.8% 81
Kick Return Success Rate 54.5% 23
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Rhett Almond 6'4, 195 SO 39-40 17-21 81.0%
Jake Oldroyd 6'1, 170 FR 1-1 3-4 75.0%
Andrew Mikkelsen 6'0, 200 SO 2-2 0-1 0.0%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Jonny Linehan 6'0, 203 SR 57 42.5 5 14 26 70.2%
Rhett Almond 6'4, 195 SO 1 39.0 0 0 0 0.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Corey Edwards 6'0, 206 SO 58 61.2 17 29.3% 0 4 0 0
Andrew Mikkelsen 6'0, 200 SO 12 59.6 0 0.0% 0 1 0 0
Jake Oldroyd 6'1, 170 FR 5 46.0 1 20.0% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Garrett Juergens 5'10, 184 SR 19 8.6 0 19 0 (0)
Micah Hannemann 6'0, 205 JR 3 7.7 0 0 0 (0)
Mitchell Juergens 5'10, 181 SR 1 15.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Aleva Hifo 5'10, 180 FR 21 21.0 0 0 0 (0)
Matt Hadley 6'0, 205 JR 7 27.9 0 0 0 (0)
Brayden El-Bakri 6'0, 235 SO 2 11.5 0 0 0 (0)

Stats via SportSource Analytics