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2016 Louisiana Tech advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/13/2017

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2015 | 2016

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (Conference USA West)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 9-5 | Second-order wins (diff.): 9.6 (0.6) | S&P+ Rk: 59
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep at Arkansas 48 20-21 L 58% 1.6 50% 34% 70%
10-Sep SC State N/A 53-24 W 100% 25.2 56% 68% 14%
17-Sep at Texas Tech 66 45-59 L 14% -8.3 24% 68% 13%
24-Sep at Middle Tennessee 94 34-38 L 45% -1.1 38% 74% 42%
1-Oct UTEP 122 28-7 W 99% 19.5 64% 82% 61%
6-Oct Western Kentucky 16 55-52 W 93% 11.5 86% 93% 81%
15-Oct at Massachusetts 117 56-28 W 99% 17.8 66% 96% 28%
22-Oct at Florida International 120 44-24 W 99% 17.7 65% 75% 60%
29-Oct Rice 121 61-16 W 100% 49.0 92% 94% 82%
5-Nov at North Texas 107 45-24 W 97% 14.9 63% 80% 39%
12-Nov UTSA 103 63-35 W 100% 29.4 87% 99% 78%
25-Nov at Southern Miss 78 24-39 L 1% -19.6 9% 30% 37%
3-Dec at Western Kentucky 16 44-58 L 1% -18.5 26% 83% 18%
23-Dec vs. Navy 52 48-45 W 56% 1.2 50% 86% 37%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 39.2 11 36.5 113
Points Per Game 44.3 2 33.6 97
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.34 33 1.18 25 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 52.3% 3 48.1% 118 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 30.3 50 28.9 55 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 5.25 12 5.30 124 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED -3.3 92 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+1.54
ACTUAL 1 54
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 112.9 30 98.9 70 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 50.8% 9 48.6% 112 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.08 53 0.91 5 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 103.6 58 92.5 99 100.0
Opportunity Rate 41.7% 40 42.3% 101 39.7%
Power Success Rate 68.6% 56 75.0% 102 67.9%
Stuff Rate 16.5% 28 17.4% 90 18.9%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Jarred Craft RB 6'0, 213 JR 191 1074 9 5.6 5.0 44.5% 3 (1)
Boston Scott RB 5'6, 199 JR 70 515 6 7.4 8.3 45.7% 1 (0)
Ryan Higgins QB 6'2, 207 SR 65 420 4 6.5 8.5 36.9% 5 (1)
Kam McKnight WR 6'2, 222 SO 15 32 7 2.1 2.6 6.7% 0 (0)
Carlos Henderson WR 5'11, 191 JR 14 133 2 9.5 10.6 50.0% 0 (0)
J'mar Smith QB 6'1, 222 FR 13 86 2 6.6 5.0 61.5% 2 (1)
Rhashid Bonnette WR 6'0, 171 FR 4 27 0 6.8 21.9 25.0% 1 (1)
Dee Fleming RB 5'9, 200 FR 4 10 0 2.5 0.5 25.0% 0 (0)
Bobby Holly RB 6'1, 234 FR 4 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 1 (1)
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+ 115.8 25 92.3 95 100.0
Passing Success Rate 53.2% 2 47.5% 122 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.49 60 1.46 63 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 119.6 38 107.4 50 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Ryan Higgins 6'2, 207 SR 329 496 4617 41 8 66.3% 23 4.4% 8.6
J'mar Smith 6'1, 222 FR 30 43 412 2 1 69.8% 4 8.5% 8.3
Price Wilson 6'1, 241 SO 3 4 58 0 0 75.0% 1 20.0% 10.8

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Trent Taylor WR 5'8, 178 SR 174 137 1819 12 13.3 10.5 78.7% 67.8% 33.3%
Carlos Henderson WR 5'11, 191 JR 132 82 1535 19 18.7 11.6 62.1% 57.6% 25.3%
Jarred Craft RB 6'0, 213 JR 52 42 340 4 8.1 6.5 80.8% 53.8% 10.0%
Alfred Smith WR 5'9, 191 FR 32 16 232 1 14.5 7.3 50.0% 40.6% 6.1%
Kam McKnight WR 6'2, 222 SO 29 18 281 3 15.6 9.7 62.1% 48.3% 5.6%
Rhashid Bonnette WR 6'0, 171 FR 29 19 183 0 9.6 6.3 65.5% 48.3% 5.6%
Conner Smith WR 6'3, 217 SR 24 15 169 0 11.3 7.0 62.5% 54.2% 4.6%
DeJuawn Oliver WR 5'11, 187 JR 16 11 225 2 20.5 14.1 68.8% 56.2% 3.1%
Boston Scott RB 5'6, 199 JR 15 11 125 0 11.4 8.3 73.3% 53.3% 2.9%
Marcus Gaines WR 5'6, 156 JR 9 6 77 1 12.8 8.6 66.7% 66.7% 1.7%
Marlon Watts WR 6'2, 185 JR 8 4 83 1 20.8 10.4 50.0% 50.0% 1.5%
Alex Woodall TE 6'3, 257 SO 1 1 17 0 17.0 17.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.2%
Javonte Woodard WR 6'0, 192 FR 1 1 17 0 17.0 17.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.2%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 115.2 19 96.0 79 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 56.4% 3 52.2% 114 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.23 24 1.07 40 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.27 24 3.22 100 2.98
SD Sack Rate 4.3% 50 4.9% 65 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 119.2 21 98.1 76 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 41.0% 5 37.0% 122 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.75 63 1.61 20 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.43 48 2.68 21 3.24
PD Sack Rate 5.4% 26 10.6% 13 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 124.5 19 101.5 62
Q2 S&P+ 121.1 16 100.4 64
Q3 S&P+ 109.2 41 103.0 51
Q4 S&P+ 121.1 9 83.6 120
1st Down S&P+ 116.3 22 99.9 62
2nd Down S&P+ 129.1 8 96.8 76
3rd Down S&P+ 116.3 28 93.0 92
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 44.3% 124 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 20.0% 124 34.6%
Adj. Pace -5.2 107 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 72.9% 81 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 57.7% 87 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 30.1% 103 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 15.3% 71 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 5.3% 50 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 2.1% 122 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 7.7% 24 6.4%
PD to INC 33.3% 58 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
Xavier Woods S 5'11, 219 SR 74.5 9.1% 6.5 3.0 5 6 1
Jordan Harris LB 6'0, 225 SR 73.5 9.0% 2.5 1.0 0 2 0
Secdrick Cooper S 6'0, 210 JR 62.5 7.7% 6.5 1.5 0 7 0
Lloyd Grogan S 6'1, 217 SR 60.5 7.4% 1.5 0.0 0 5 0
Russell Farris LB 5'11, 224 JR 59.0 7.2% 7.0 2.5 0 0 0
DaMarion King DB 5'11, 203 JR 56.5 6.9% 1.5 1.0 0 1 0
Jaylon Ferguson DE 6'5, 255 SO 38.0 4.7% 16.0 14.5 0 2 4
Dalton Santos LB 6'2, 261 SR 36.5 4.5% 3.0 0.5 0 1 1
Brandon Durman LB 6'2, 224 SO 33.5 4.1% 3.5 2.0 0 0 0
Cyril Noland-Lewis CB 6'1, 206 SR 28.5 3.5% 1.0 0.0 0 1 0
Prince Sam CB 6'2, 205 SR 28.5 3.5% 0.5 0.0 2 8 1
Ephraim Kitchen CB 5'10, 180 SO 27.5 3.4% 4.5 0.0 0 4 0
Deldrick Canty DE 6'2, 261 JR 24.5 3.0% 5.5 2.0 0 2 0
Aaron Brown DL 6'1, 272 SR 23.5 2.9% 6.5 4.5 0 0 1
Jordan Bradford DT 6'2, 284 SO 20.5 2.5% 4.5 2.5 0 0 0
Darryl Lewis DB 5'11, 195 SO 16.5 2.0% 1.5 1.5 0 2 1
Elliot Blankenship DB 6'0, 200 JR 14.5 1.8% 3.0 3.0 0 1 0
L'Jarius Sneed ATH 6'1, 172 FR 14.5 1.8% 0.0 0.0 1 0 0
Cedric Johnson DT 6'2, 306 SO 14.0 1.7% 3.5 2.0 0 1 0
Ronald Lewis DB 5'11, 194 JR 14.0 1.7% 1.0 0.0 1 3 0
Keonatye Garner DT 6'4, 270 SO 13.5 1.7% 2.0 0.0 0 0 0
Roland Dunn CB 5'10, 167 JR 8.5 1.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Eric Kendzior DE 6'3, 242 FR 7.0 0.9% 3.5 2.0 0 0 0
Bobby Holly RB 6'1, 234 FR 7.0 0.9% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Dae'Von Washington LB 5'10, 202 SO 6.5 0.8% 0.5 0.5 0 0 0
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ 0.1 63
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.32 28
Punt Success Rate 46.3% 108
Kickoff Success Rate 67.8% 84
Punt Return Success Rate 47.1% 74
Kick Return Success Rate 43.9% 67
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Jonathan Barnes 5'9, 172 JR 77-78 22-27 81.5%
Trent Taylor 5'8, 178 SR 1-1 0-0 #DIV/0!
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Gerald Shouse 6'1, 195 SR 34 43.2 4 5 11 47.1%
Logan McPherson 5'10, 184 SR 5 34.0 0 2 0 40.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Jonathan Barnes 5'9, 172 JR 99 59.7 31 31.3% 0 1 1 0
Kyle Fischer 5'11, 211 SR 11 61.4 0 0.0% 0 2 0 0
Logan McPherson 5'10, 184 SR 0 0.0 0 0.0% 0 0 2 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Trent Taylor 5'8, 178 SR 17 10.5 0 19 1 (1)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Carlos Henderson 5'11, 191 JR 25 32.2 2 0 0 (0)
Alfred Smith 5'9, 191 FR 19 18.9 0 0 1 (0)
Boston Scott 5'6, 199 JR 10 19.9 0 0 0 (0)

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