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2016 Colorado advanced statistical profile

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2015 | 2016

Colorado Buffaloes (Pac-12 South)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 10-4 | Second-order wins (diff.): 9.2 (-0.8) | S&P+ Rk: 18
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
2-Sep vs. Colorado State 38 44-7 W 100% 40.4 99% 88% 99%
10-Sep Idaho State N/A 56-7 W 100% 41.2 85% 70% 53%
17-Sep at Michigan 3 28-45 L 16% -7.7 72% 82% 61%
24-Sep at Oregon 74 41-38 W 63% 2.7 59% 59% 36%
1-Oct Oregon State 65 47-6 W 100% 39.3 98% 95% 92%
8-Oct at USC 9 17-21 L 15% -8.0 61% 45% 58%
15-Oct Arizona State 83 40-16 W 100% 27.0 90% 66% 81%
22-Oct at Stanford 23 10-5 W 91% 10.7 87% 34% 88%
3-Nov UCLA 58 20-10 W 69% 3.9 67% 7% 97%
12-Nov at Arizona 96 49-24 W 97% 15.2 77% 60% 59%
19-Nov Washington State 41 38-24 W 92% 11.0 86% 77% 71%
26-Nov Utah 43 27-22 W 78% 6.1 76% 43% 94%
2-Dec vs. Washington 7 10-41 L 0% -20.5 40% 32% 74%
29-Dec vs. Oklahoma State 22 8-38 L 0% -31.9 14% 12% 30%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 32.4 47 19.6 12
Points Per Game 31.1 51 21.7 20
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.21 88 1.27 70 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 43.5% 46 36.9% 24 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 28.5 95 30.8 97 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.74 42 3.72 16 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 7.26 13 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-0.45
ACTUAL 6 28
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 96.6 89 111.9 32 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 43.9% 62 39.8% 38 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.97 108 1.12 89 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 108.1 37 93.2 93 100.0
Opportunity Rate 38.5% 79 39.6% 70 39.7%
Power Success Rate 71.2% 45 66.7% 58 67.9%
Stuff Rate 18.9% 68 11.1% 128 18.9%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Phillip Lindsay TB 5'8, 190 JR 244 1252 16 5.1 4.8 39.3% 5 (2)
Sefo Liufau QB 6'4, 230 SR 143 626 8 4.4 3.1 38.5% 7 (4)
Kyle Evans TB 5'6, 175 SO 85 346 3 4.1 2.7 36.5% 1 (0)
Steven Montez QB 6'5, 225 FR 44 288 1 6.5 4.9 50.0% 1 (0)
Donovan Lee TB 5'9, 180 JR 28 97 0 3.5 3.9 32.1% 0 (0)
Beau Bisharat TB 6'2, 215 FR 15 45 0 3.0 0.8 33.3% 1 (1)
Michael Adkins II TB 5'10, 205 JR 10 30 1 3.0 5.4 20.0% 0 (0)
Troy Lewis TB 6'2, 210 SO 9 33 0 3.7 9.5 11.1% 0 (0)
Jay MacIntyre WR 5'10, 190 SO 4 12 0 3.0 0.5 25.0% 3 (2)
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+ 115.6 27 124.4 9 100.0
Passing Success Rate 43.0% 40 34.2% 11 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.48 62 1.43 45 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 101.6 62 105.8 55 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Sefo Liufau 6'4, 230 SR 200 319 2366 11 6 62.7% 23 6.7% 6.5
Steven Montez 6'5, 225 FR 83 140 1078 9 5 59.3% 8 5.4% 6.9
Jordan Gehrke 6'1, 200 SR 4 7 38 0 0 57.1% 0 0.0% 5.4

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Devin Ross WR 5'9, 180 JR 111 69 787 5 11.4 7.1 62.2% 49.5% 25.1%
Shay Fields WR 5'11, 180 JR 96 56 883 9 15.8 9.2 58.3% 47.9% 21.7%
Bryce Bobo WR 6'2, 190 JR 70 44 548 2 12.5 7.8 62.9% 45.7% 15.8%
Phillip Lindsay TB 5'8, 190 JR 63 54 520 1 9.6 8.3 85.7% 44.4% 14.2%
Jay MacIntyre WR 5'10, 190 SO 45 32 412 1 12.9 9.2 71.1% 55.6% 10.2%
Kabion Ento WR 6'3, 180 JR 16 8 174 2 21.8 10.9 50.0% 50.0% 3.6%
Kyle Evans TB 5'6, 175 SO 14 8 114 0 14.3 8.1 57.1% 42.9% 3.2%
Donovan Lee TB 5'9, 180 JR 8 8 46 0 5.8 5.8 100.0% 50.0% 1.8%
Lee Walker WR 6'0, 180 SO 4 3 36 0 12.0 9.0 75.0% 50.0% 0.9%
Sean Irwin TE 6'3, 250 SR 4 1 15 0 15.0 3.8 25.0% 25.0% 0.9%
Johnny Huntley III WR 6'3, 210 FR 2 1 14 0 14.0 7.0 50.0% 50.0% 0.5%
Dylan Keeney TE 6'6, 220 SO 2 1 8 0 8.0 4.0 50.0% 50.0% 0.5%
George Frazier TE 6'2, 260 JR 2 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
Sefo Liufau QB 6'4, 230 SR 1 1 14 0 14.0 14.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.2%
Chris Bounds TE 6'4, 245 FR 1 1 8 0 8.0 8.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.2%
Joseph Hall WR 5'9, 170 JR 1 1 6 0 6.0 6.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.2%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 102.5 58 115.3 17 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 48.0% 57 42.9% 25 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.07 87 1.12 75 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.08 50 3.41 119 2.98
SD Sack Rate 5.4% 74 5.9% 43 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 112.4 37 129.8 10 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 33.3% 36 24.9% 13 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.68 89 1.77 85 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.27 69 3.10 53 3.24
PD Sack Rate 8.2% 69 7.3% 75 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 122.1 26 128.2 10
Q2 S&P+ 109.3 49 124.5 13
Q3 S&P+ 88.7 109 111.8 29
Q4 S&P+ 86.5 111 132.7 2
1st Down S&P+ 102.1 60 120.0 11
2nd Down S&P+ 101.3 72 125.6 8
3rd Down S&P+ 103.2 70 127.7 10
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 63.3% 43 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 27.8% 104 34.6%
Adj. Pace +7.9 12 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 79.2% 26 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 55.4% 106 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 33.2% 76 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 17.9% 31 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 1.8% 125 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 6.3% 13 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 9.7% 1 6.4%
PD to INC 37.6% 22 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
Kenneth Olugbode ILB 6'1, 220 SR 92.0 12.4% 6.0 2.5 2 2 1
Rick Gamboa ILB 6'0, 230 SO 59.5 8.0% 3.0 0.0 1 3 1
Chidobe Awuzie DB 6'0, 205 SR 59.0 7.9% 6.0 4.0 1 12 2
Afolabi Laguda DB 6'1, 205 JR 58.5 7.9% 2.0 0.0 1 3 0
Jimmie Gilbert OLB 6'5, 230 SR 55.0 7.4% 14.0 10.0 0 3 6
Tedric Thompson DB 6'1, 205 SR 52.5 7.1% 3.0 0.0 7 16 0
Ryan Moeller DB 6'1, 215 JR 51.0 6.9% 4.0 0.0 0 1 2
Addison Gillam ILB 6'3, 230 JR 44.0 5.9% 6.0 4.0 0 0 1
Samson Kafovalu DT 6'4, 295 SR 39.0 5.2% 4.5 2.0 0 0 0
Jordan Carrell DE 6'3, 300 SR 35.0 4.7% 6.0 5.0 0 0 0
Josh Tupou DT 6'3, 325 SR 33.5 4.5% 4.0 2.0 0 0 0
Isaiah Oliver DB 6'1, 190 SO 28.0 3.8% 0.0 0.0 1 7 1
Ahkello Witherspoon DB 6'3, 195 SR 21.0 2.8% 0.0 0.0 1 21 1
Leo Jackson III DE 6'3, 275 JR 12.0 1.6% 0.5 0.5 0 0 0
Drew Lewis LB 6'2, 225 SO 11.5 1.5% 1.0 1.0 0 1 0
N.J. Falo OLB 6'2, 220 SO 11.0 1.5% 1.5 1.5 0 2 1
Nick Fisher DB 6'0, 180 SO 9.0 1.2% 0.0 0.0 0 1 0
Ryan Severson ILB 5'10, 205 SR 7.0 0.9% 0.0 0.0 0 0 1
Anthony Julmisse WR 6'1, 185 FR 7.0 0.9% 0.0 0.0 1 0 0
Jase Franke DT 6'3, 260 SO 6.5 0.9% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Timothy Coleman DE 6'3, 250 JR 5.0 0.7% 1.5 1.5 0 0 1
Christian Shaver OLB 6'3, 230 JR 4.5 0.6% 2.0 1.0 0 1 0
Beau Bisharat TB 6'2, 215 FR 4.5 0.6% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Aaron Howard OLB 6'1, 230 SR 3.5 0.5% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Andrew Bergner CB 5'11, 170 JR 3.0 0.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 1
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ -1.1 103
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.41 119
Punt Success Rate 54.1% 82
Kickoff Success Rate 70.6% 75
Punt Return Success Rate 46.9% 77
Kick Return Success Rate 50.0% 34
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Davis Price 6'2, 190 FR 26-27 4-6 66.7%
Chris Graham 6'3, 235 JR 8-10 10-15 66.7%
Diego Gonzalez 6'0, 215 SR 16-16 3-4 75.0%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Alex Kinney 6'1, 205 SO 72 41.3 4 31 15 63.9%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Chris Graham 6'3, 235 JR 52 61.8 22 42.3% 1 4 1 0
Diego Gonzalez 6'0, 215 SR 19 65.0 16 84.2% 0 0 0 0
Davis Price 6'2, 190 FR 14 60.9 4 28.6% 1 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Jay MacIntyre 5'10, 190 SO 17 8.9 0 11 2 (2)
Isaiah Oliver 6'1, 190 SO 15 10.5 1 8 1 (0)
Kyle Evans 5'6, 175 SO 0 0.0 0 1 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Anthony Julmisse 6'1, 185 FR 18 22.4 0 0 2 (0)
Terran Hasselbach 6'1, 240 SO 2 8.5 0 0 0 (0)
Kyle Evans 5'6, 175 SO 2 22.0 0 0 0 (0)

Stats via SportSource Analytics