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2016 Georgia Southern advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/13/2017

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2015 | 2016

Georgia Southern Eagles (Sun Belt)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 5-7 | Second-order wins (diff.): 5.0 (0.0) | S&P+ Rk: 91
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep Savannah State N/A 54-0 W 100% 61.5 85% 53% 86%
10-Sep at South Alabama 93 24-9 W 94% 12.2 69% 58% 88%
17-Sep UL-Monroe 126 23-21 W 36% -2.7 18% 17% 36%
24-Sep at Western Michigan 35 31-49 L 21% -6.3 46% 66% 71%
5-Oct at Arkansas State 80 26-27 L 27% -4.9 34% 68% 33%
15-Oct at Georgia Tech 45 24-35 L 1% -19.2 15% 28% 19%
22-Oct at New Mexico State 119 22-19 W 63% 2.6 29% 15% 69%
27-Oct Appalachian State 40 10-34 L 0% -42.0 5% 5% 41%
5-Nov at Ole Miss 27 27-37 L 12% -9.3 33% 23% 42%
10-Nov UL-Lafayette 102 26-33 L 5% -12.9 13% 40% 11%
19-Nov at Georgia State 108 24-30 L 51% 0.2 35% 74% 20%
3-Dec Troy 63 28-24 W 87% 8.8 72% 96% 60%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 23.9 101 30.5 76
Points Per Game 26.6 78 26.5 52
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.16 112 1.29 88 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 39.9% 98 43.1% 76 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 28.0 107 31.8 106 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.86 31 4.05 32 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 2.19 51 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-0.50
ACTUAL 1 54
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 85.6 117 95.3 86 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 39.6% 101 42.9% 67 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.01 90 1.05 56 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 87 116 103.1 55 100.0
Opportunity Rate 36.9% 103 39.4% 66 39.7%
Power Success Rate 67.9% 68 65.0% 48 67.9%
Stuff Rate 19.4% 76 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)
Matt Breida RB 5'11, 190 SR 168 646 3 3.8 4.7 25.6% 1 (1)
Kevin Ellison QB 6'0, 195 SR 135 705 7 5.2 6.3 38.5% 4 (2)
Wesley Fields RB 6'0, 195 SO 94 492 3 5.2 3.6 46.8% 1 (0)
L.A. Ramsby RB 5'11, 210 JR 84 343 8 4.1 4.5 31.0% 0 (0)
Favian Upshaw QB 6'1, 170 SR 64 385 2 6.0 4.9 53.1% 4 (2)
Demarcus Godfrey RB 5'9, 179 JR 14 124 0 8.9 8.9 50.0% 0 (0)
Seth Shuman QB 6'1, 195 FR 7 49 0 7.0 3.8 71.4% 0 (0)
Troy Stewart RB 5'9, 190 SO 7 34 1 4.9 1.5 57.1% 0 (0)
LaBaron Anthony QB 6'0, 185 SO 5 26 0 5.2 6.3 40.0% 2 (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+ 101.9 61 91.7 98 100.0
Passing Success Rate 40.4% 69 43.4% 88 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.51 51 1.57 105 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 129 27 51.8 122 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Kevin Ellison 6'0, 195 SR 66 106 871 8 3 62.3% 4 3.6% 7.7
Favian Upshaw 6'1, 170 SR 46 84 614 4 2 54.8% 5 5.6% 6.4
Seth Shuman 6'1, 195 FR 34 72 357 1 3 47.2% 1 1.4% 4.8
LaBaron Anthony 6'0, 185 SO 0 1 0 0 1 0.0% 2 66.7% -5.3

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
BJ Johnson III WR 6'1, 212 SR 75 42 600 3 14.3 8.0 56.0% 50.7% 29.9%
Myles Campbell WR 5'6, 170 JR 44 31 384 4 12.4 8.7 70.5% 45.5% 17.5%
Montay Crockett WR 6'0, 180 SR 44 24 339 1 14.1 7.7 54.5% 43.2% 17.5%
Keigan Williams WR 6'1, 205 SR 16 5 78 0 15.6 4.9 31.2% 31.2% 6.4%
Wesley Fields RB 6'0, 195 SO 14 11 177 3 16.1 12.6 78.6% 57.1% 5.6%
Matt Breida RB 5'11, 190 SR 13 11 53 2 4.8 4.1 84.6% 46.2% 5.2%
L.A. Ramsby RB 5'11, 210 JR 11 7 22 0 3.1 2.0 63.6% 27.3% 4.4%
Malik Henry WR 6'0, 175 SO 7 2 41 0 20.5 5.9 28.6% 28.6% 2.8%
Mike Jackson WR 5'10, 169 FR 7 3 27 0 9.0 3.9 42.9% 28.6% 2.8%
Obe Fortune WR 6'1, 178 FR 5 3 28 0 9.3 5.6 60.0% 20.0% 2.0%
Hampton McConnell WR 6'2, 190 FR 4 2 18 0 9.0 4.5 50.0% 50.0% 1.6%
Ross Alexander TE 6'2, 237 JR 3 2 33 0 16.5 11.0 66.7% 66.7% 1.2%
Quan Howard WR 6'2, 180 FR 3 1 19 0 19.0 6.3 33.3% 33.3% 1.2%
Kevin Ackerman TE 6'5, 247 FR 3 1 12 0 12.0 4.0 33.3% 33.3% 1.2%
D'Ondre Glenn WR 6'5, 210 FR 1 1 28 0 28.0 28.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.4%
Kevin Ellison QB 6'0, 195 SR 1 1 9 0 9.0 9.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.4%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 86.4 117 93.5 96 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 43.7% 109 47.6% 67 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 0.98 122 1.19 100 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.75 101 2.81 44 2.98
SD Sack Rate 2.8% 18 1.0% 127 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 97.3 83 93.9 91 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 31.8% 53 32.7% 87 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.69 88 1.63 28 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 2.68 109 2.87 31 3.24
PD Sack Rate 5.2% 24 5.4% 108 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 105.3 57 89.6 106
Q2 S&P+ 84.1 121 84.6 116
Q3 S&P+ 90.9 100 104.8 45
Q4 S&P+ 95.8 95 96.0 78
1st Down S&P+ 82.8 120 86.4 119
2nd Down S&P+ 100.4 75 89.1 106
3rd Down S&P+ 109.2 48 123.3 14
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 78.3% 6 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 52.1% 7 34.6%
Adj. Pace +3.3 29 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 71.4% 97 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 63.1% 38 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 34.1% 69 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 15.0% 80 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 4.7% 66 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 5.9% 16 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 4.4% 123 6.4%
PD to INC 29.7% 101 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
Ukeme Eligwe LB 6'2, 239 JR 84.5 14.2% 9.5 2.5 1 3 3
Ironhead Gallon LB 5'10, 210 SR 80.5 13.5% 6.0 0.0 0 6 1
Joshua Moon S 6'0, 187 SO 58.5 9.8% 2.5 0.0 2 1 0
Jessie Liptrot CB 6'0, 185 FR 29.5 4.9% 1.0 0.0 1 0 0
William Bussey Jr. LB 6'0, 215 SR 29.0 4.9% 7.0 1.0 0 2 1
Chris DeLaRosa LB 6'1, 230 JR 25.0 4.2% 3.5 1.5 0 1 1
Logan Hunt DE 6'2, 255 SO 25.0 4.2% 3.0 0.0 0 0 0
Jay Bowdry S 6'0, 186 FR 25.0 4.2% 0.0 0.0 1 0 0
Tre Griffin DE 6'1, 245 SR 23.5 3.9% 8.0 2.0 0 1 1
Darius Jones Jr. CB 5'10, 180 SR 23.5 3.9% 1.0 0.0 2 5 0
Monquavion Brinson CB 5'11, 170 FR 23.0 3.9% 2.0 0.0 0 3 1
Sean Freeman S 6'0, 195 SO 17.5 2.9% 1.0 0.0 0 4 0
Bernard Dawson DE 6'2, 248 SR 16.5 2.8% 5.0 0.5 0 1 0
Christian Matthew CB 6'3, 175 FR 16.0 2.7% 0.5 0.0 1 3 0
Jay Ellison DL 6'1, 310 SR 13.5 2.3% 2.5 0.0 0 0 0
Darrius Sapp DL 6'1, 330 JR 13.5 2.3% 2.0 1.0 0 1 0
Ryan George DE 6'1, 244 JR 12.0 2.0% 3.0 0.5 0 0 0
Jonathan Battle Jr. DL 6'1, 285 SR 11.5 1.9% 1.5 0.0 0 0 1
Todd Bradley LB 6'0, 215 FR 8.5 1.4% 1.5 0.0 0 1 0
Jamal Johnson DE 6'2, 245 SR 8.5 1.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 1
RJ Murray S 6'0, 200 SO 7.5 1.3% 1.0 0.0 0 1 0
Vegas Harley S 5'11, 185 SR 6.5 1.1% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Kindle Vildor CB 5'11, 177 FR 4.0 0.7% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Malik Henry WR 6'0, 175 SO 4.0 0.7% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Darius Roper DL 6'3, 270 JR 3.5 0.6% 2.5 0.0 0 1 0
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ 0.9 30
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.67 4
Punt Success Rate 40.0% 117
Kickoff Success Rate 90.9% 9
Punt Return Success Rate 62.5% 30
Kick Return Success Rate 41.2% 77
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Younghoe Koo 5'10, 190 SR 28-29 19-20 95.0%
Tyler Bass 5'10, 173 FR 6-7 0-0 #DIV/0!
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Matt Flynn 6'0, 200 JR 56 39.1 1 29 9 67.9%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Tyler Bass 5'10, 173 FR 66 64.8 45 68.2% 0 2 2 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Montay Crockett 6'0, 180 SR 12 10.4 0 14 0 (0)
Myles Campbell 5'6, 170 JR 2 7.5 0 1 0 (0)
Ironhead Gallon 5'10, 210 SR 1 66.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Malik Henry 6'0, 175 SO 17 21.5 0 0 0 (0)
Montay Crockett 6'0, 180 SR 12 20.1 0 0 0 (0)
Myles Campbell 5'6, 170 JR 10 20.7 0 0 0 (0)

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