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2015 | 2016

Clemson Tigers (ACC Atlantic)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 14-1 | Second-order wins (diff.): 13.0 (-1.0) | S&P+ Rk: 2
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep at Auburn 13 19-13 W 90% 10.1 93% 59% 89%
10-Sep Troy 63 30-24 W 76% 5.6 79% 64% 83%
17-Sep SC State N/A 59-0 W 100% 65.9 96% 69% 97%
22-Sep at Georgia Tech 45 26-7 W 100% 27.4 97% 68% 99%
1-Oct Louisville 12 42-36 W 77% 5.8 91% 92% 61%
7-Oct at Boston College 86 56-10 W 100% 40.6 98% 92% 75%
15-Oct NC State 25 24-17 W 88% 9.2 89% 62% 71%
29-Oct at Florida State 6 37-34 W 46% -0.7 83% 79% 46%
5-Nov Syracuse 76 54-0 W 100% 45.2 98% 72% 98%
12-Nov Pittsburgh 20 42-43 L 78% 6.1 85% 83% 44%
19-Nov at Wake Forest 60 35-13 W 100% 24.9 95% 92% 73%
26-Nov South Carolina 79 56-7 W 100% 50.8 99% 99% 97%
3-Dec vs. Virginia Tech 17 42-35 W 94% 12.3 92% 90% 59%
31-Dec vs. Ohio State 5 31-0 W 100% 32.9 100% 87% 98%
9-Jan vs. Alabama 1 35-31 W 51% 0.2 92% 96% 51%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 41.2 2 13.7 6
Points Per Game 39.2 14 18.0 10
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.19 104 1.29 85 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 49.5% 7 34.7% 6 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 32.0 21 28.5 43 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.93 25 3.71 14 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 4.18 34 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-1.73
ACTUAL -1 71
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 115.9 21 113.7 25 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 47.1% 27 37.8% 25 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.88 126 1.17 106 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 124.6 4 118.8 12 100.0
Opportunity Rate 40.3% 63 33.5% 17 39.7%
Power Success Rate 63.1% 94 65.0% 48 67.9%
Stuff Rate 18.0% 53 21.8% 33 18.9%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Wayne Gallman RB 6'0, 210 JR 232 1133 17 4.9 4.0 41.8% 2 (2)
Deshaun Watson QB 6'3, 215 JR 148 722 9 4.9 3.5 41.9% 3 (2)
C.J. Fuller RB 5'10, 215 SO 47 211 0 4.5 3.0 36.2% 0 (0)
Adam Choice RB 5'9, 210 SO 45 158 0 3.5 2.1 33.3% 0 (0)
Tavien Feaster RB 5'11, 210 FR 37 221 2 6.0 7.5 37.8% 0 (0)
Tyshon Dye RB 5'11, 220 JR 21 109 1 5.2 2.8 47.6% 1 (1)
Kelly Bryant QB 6'3, 215 SO 11 25 1 2.3 11.7 18.2% 0 (0)
Nick Schuessler QB 6'4, 200 SR 7 49 0 7.0 5.2 57.1% 0 (0)
Artavis Scott WR 5'10, 190 JR 6 11 0 1.8 0.5 16.7% 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+ 135.2 3 135.4 4 100.0
Passing Success Rate 51.4% 4 32.1% 5 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.40 94 1.40 29 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 239.8 4 157.8 7 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Deshaun Watson 6'3, 215 JR 388 579 4593 41 17 67.0% 17 2.9% 7.6
Nick Schuessler 6'4, 200 SR 23 33 334 3 0 69.7% 2 5.7% 9.0
Kelly Bryant 6'3, 215 SO 6 9 48 1 0 66.7% 1 10.0% 4.5
Tucker Israel 5'10, 180 FR 4 4 25 0 0 100.0% 0 0.0% 6.3

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Mike Williams WR 6'3, 225 JR 140 98 1361 11 13.9 9.7 70.0% 58.6% 23.3%
Artavis Scott WR 5'10, 190 JR 98 76 624 5 8.2 6.4 77.6% 56.1% 16.3%
Deon Cain WR 6'1, 210 SO 70 38 724 9 19.1 10.3 54.3% 48.6% 11.6%
Jordan Leggett TE 6'5, 260 SR 69 46 736 7 16.0 10.7 66.7% 59.4% 11.5%
Hunter Renfrow WR 5'11, 180 SO 64 44 495 6 11.3 7.7 68.8% 60.9% 10.6%
Ray-Ray McCloud WR 5'10, 180 SO 63 49 472 2 9.6 7.5 77.8% 55.6% 10.5%
Wayne Gallman RB 6'0, 210 JR 27 20 142 0 7.1 5.3 74.1% 48.1% 4.5%
Cornell Powell WR 6'0, 200 FR 15 12 87 0 7.3 5.8 80.0% 53.3% 2.5%
Trevion Thompson WR 6'2, 200 SO 14 11 108 1 9.8 7.7 78.6% 64.3% 2.3%
C.J. Fuller RB 5'10, 215 SO 10 7 62 2 8.9 6.2 70.0% 40.0% 1.7%
Adam Choice RB 5'9, 210 SO 7 4 38 0 9.5 5.4 57.1% 42.9% 1.2%
Seth Ryan WR 6'0, 180 JR 4 4 39 0 9.8 9.8 100.0% 100.0% 0.7%
Garrett Williams TE 6'3, 245 SO 4 2 19 0 9.5 4.8 50.0% 25.0% 0.7%
Diondre Overton WR 6'5, 200 FR 3 2 48 1 24.0 16.0 66.7% 33.3% 0.5%
Cannon Smith TE 6'5, 265 SO 3 2 25 0 12.5 8.3 66.7% 33.3% 0.5%
Tyshon Dye RB 5'11, 220 JR 2 2 11 0 5.5 5.5 100.0% 50.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 126.1 4 112.7 23 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 54.0% 7 42.1% 21 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.08 81 1.17 95 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.07 54 2.71 34 2.98
SD Sack Rate 3.3% 26 7.0% 21 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 127.5 12 151.3 4 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 36.7% 14 21.8% 3 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.62 106 1.69 43 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.34 59 2.25 6 3.24
PD Sack Rate 3.1% 4 11.9% 8 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 132.5 8 159.6 2
Q2 S&P+ 135.5 2 124.1 14
Q3 S&P+ 124.6 14 126.7 8
Q4 S&P+ 121.0 10 103.7 53
1st Down S&P+ 125.0 7 108.4 38
2nd Down S&P+ 120.8 16 133.5 4
3rd Down S&P+ 144.2 1 171.7 1
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 50.7% 112 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 25.1% 114 34.6%
Adj. Pace +8.6 8 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 72.4% 83 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 54.1% 115 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 29.1% 110 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 22.0% 3 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 8.6% 8 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 5.5% 27 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 7.9% 20 6.4%
PD to INC 35.5% 42 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
Ben Boulware LB 6'0, 235 SR 87.0 10.9% 11.5 4.0 1 2 3
Kendall Joseph LB 6'0, 230 SO 84.5 10.6% 12.5 3.5 1 0 2
Van Smith S 5'11, 195 SO 80.5 10.1% 5.5 0.0 2 2 3
Jadar Johnson S 6'0, 210 SR 50.5 6.3% 2.0 0.0 5 7 1
Dorian O'Daniel LB 6'1, 215 JR 45.5 5.7% 10.0 2.5 1 1 1
Cordrea Tankersley CB 6'1, 200 SR 45.5 5.7% 6.0 0.0 4 11 0
Dexter Lawrence DT 6'5, 340 FR 42.5 5.3% 9.0 6.5 0 1 0
Carlos Watkins DT 6'3, 305 SR 40.0 5.0% 13.5 10.5 0 4 0
Christian Wilkins DL 6'4, 310 SO 36.0 4.5% 13.0 3.5 0 10 0
Clelin Ferrell DE 6'5, 265 FR 32.5 4.1% 12.5 6.0 0 2 0
Ryan Carter DB 5'9, 180 JR 25.0 3.1% 5.5 1.0 1 7 0
Marcus Edmond CB 6'0, 175 JR 19.0 2.4% 1.0 0.0 1 3 0
Jalen Williams LB 5'10, 215 SO 19.0 2.4% 1.0 0.0 1 2 0
Scott Pagano DT 6'3, 295 JR 14.5 1.8% 4.5 2.0 0 0 0
Tanner Muse S 6'2, 220 FR 14.0 1.8% 0.0 0.0 1 1 0
Mark Fields CB 5'10, 180 SO 13.5 1.7% 2.0 1.0 1 4 0
Albert Huggins DT 6'3, 305 SO 13.0 1.6% 3.0 3.0 0 0 0
Trayvon Mullen CB 6'2, 185 FR 12.5 1.6% 0.5 0.0 0 1 0
Tre Lamar LB 6'3, 240 FR 11.5 1.4% 2.5 1.0 0 1 0
Korrin Wiggins S 6'0, 200 JR 11.0 1.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Chad Smith LB 6'4, 235 FR 10.5 1.3% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Richard Yeargin DE 6'5, 260 SO 10.0 1.3% 4.0 0.5 0 1 0
Austin Bryant DE 6'4, 265 SO 10.0 1.3% 4.0 2.5 0 1 0
James Skalski LB 6'0, 235 FR 8.5 1.1% 2.0 1.0 0 0 0
Chris Register DE 6'3, 255 SO 7.0 0.9% 1.5 0.0 0 1 0
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ -0.6 85
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.01 65
Punt Success Rate 48.4% 98
Kickoff Success Rate 72.4% 70
Punt Return Success Rate 48.6% 71
Kick Return Success Rate 44.1% 62
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Greg Huegel 5'11, 195 SO 71-73 14-19 73.7%
Christian Groomes 5'10, 185 SO 1-1 0-0 #DIV/0!
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Andy Teasdall 5'11, 190 SR 61 38.0 4 29 22 83.6%
Carson King 6'0, 215 FR 1 37.0 0 0 0 0.0%
Deshaun Watson 6'3, 215 JR 1 38.0 0 0 1 100.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Greg Huegel 5'11, 195 SO 97 59.8 37 38.1% 2 3 1 1
Alex Spence 6'1, 195 SO 7 61.0 1 14.3% 0 0 0 0
Christian Groomes 5'10, 185 SO 1 65.0 0 0.0% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Ray-Ray McCloud 5'10, 180 SO 21 8.4 0 20 6 (3)
Artavis Scott 5'10, 190 JR 9 6.6 0 14 0 (0)
Amir Trapp 5'8, 160 FR 3 4.3 0 1 1 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Artavis Scott 5'10, 190 JR 23 23.3 0 0 0 (0)
Tavien Feaster 5'11, 210 FR 7 20.1 0 0 0 (0)
C.J. Fuller 5'10, 215 SO 3 17.7 0 0 0 (0)

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