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2016 Memphis advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/13/2017

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2015 | 2016

Memphis Tigers (American West)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 8-5 | Second-order wins (diff.): 7.1 (-0.9) | S&P+ Rk: 44
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep SE Missouri State N/A 35-17 W 99% 19.1 62% 9% 53%
17-Sep Kansas 104 43-7 W 99% 18.8 73% 43% 75%
24-Sep Bowling Green 111 77-3 W 100% 49.4 95% 95% 93%
1-Oct at Ole Miss 27 28-48 L 3% -15.3 25% 45% 7%
6-Oct Temple 32 34-27 W 25% -5.3 54% 73% 58%
14-Oct at Tulane 106 24-14 W 66% 3.3 48% 48% 52%
22-Oct at Navy 52 28-42 L 4% -13.3 25% 28% 33%
29-Oct Tulsa 54 30-59 L 4% -13.8 29% 67% 25%
5-Nov at SMU 90 51-7 W 100% 24.8 87% 66% 87%
12-Nov South Florida 55 42-49 L 34% -3.3 52% 87% 10%
18-Nov at Cincinnati 85 34-7 W 100% 22.8 86% 52% 94%
25-Nov Houston 39 48-44 W 74% 5.0 73% 93% 26%
20-Dec vs. Western Kentucky 16 31-51 L 3% -14.7 40% 73% 41%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 34.3 37 30.0 72
Points Per Game 38.8 15 28.8 68
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.36 24 1.25 59 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 43.8% 45 46.6% 114 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 31.7 25 26.6 9 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.67 49 4.45 66 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED -0.36 73 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+3.22
ACTUAL 8 18
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 107.9 44 90.1 104 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 41.6% 85 48.1% 110 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.17 28 1.12 87 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 104.5 53 98.1 76 100.0
Opportunity Rate 40.1% 64 39.6% 70 39.7%
Power Success Rate 69.4% 53 67.4% 65 67.9%
Stuff Rate 24.0% 120 17.6% 85 18.9%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Doroland Dorceus RB 5'10, 215 JR 132 810 9 6.1 6.4 45.5% 4 (2)
Patrick Taylor, Jr. RB 6'3, 216 FR 93 546 2 5.9 6.5 41.9% 1 (1)
Darrell Henderson RB 5'9, 175 FR 87 482 5 5.5 6.0 39.1% 0 (0)
Riley Ferguson QB 6'4, 210 JR 38 158 4 4.2 4.0 39.5% 8 (5)
Tony Pollard WR 5'11, 200 FR 31 159 1 5.1 3.5 48.4% 3 (1)
Jason Stewart QB 6'3, 205 SR 25 88 1 3.5 3.5 24.0% 1 (0)
Sam Craft RB 6'0, 210 SR 15 29 0 1.9 3.2 20.0% 0 (0)
Anthony Miller WR 5'11, 190 JR 12 69 1 5.8 10.1 41.7% 2 (0)
Tearris Wallace RB 5'10, 220 SR 7 10 0 1.4 0.9 14.3% 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+ 110.0 41 101.7 58 100.0
Passing Success Rate 45.4% 22 45.0% 104 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.49 59 1.39 27 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 94.5 81 72.2 108 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Riley Ferguson 6'4, 210 JR 280 443 3698 32 10 63.2% 33 6.9% 7.3
Jason Stewart 6'3, 205 SR 21 32 229 2 0 65.6% 1 3.0% 6.7

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Anthony Miller WR 5'11, 190 JR 134 95 1434 14 15.1 10.7 70.9% 52.2% 29.5%
Phil Mayhue WR 6'3, 210 JR 69 42 677 4 16.1 9.8 60.9% 58.0% 15.2%
Tony Pollard WR 5'11, 200 FR 44 29 298 2 10.3 6.8 65.9% 45.5% 9.7%
Daniel Montiel TE 6'3, 240 SR 37 27 338 3 12.5 9.1 73.0% 64.9% 8.1%
Daniel Hurd WR 6'2, 220 SR 30 20 271 2 13.6 9.0 66.7% 60.0% 6.6%
Darrell Henderson RB 5'9, 175 FR 26 20 237 3 11.9 9.1 76.9% 42.3% 5.7%
Kedarian Jones WR 6'1, 175 FR 14 7 121 1 17.3 8.6 50.0% 50.0% 3.1%
Joey Magnifico TE 6'4, 230 FR 14 9 85 2 9.4 6.1 64.3% 57.1% 3.1%
Patrick Taylor, Jr. RB 6'3, 216 FR 14 11 37 0 3.4 2.6 78.6% 21.4% 3.1%
John Williams WR 5'9, 165 FR 13 7 79 0 11.3 6.1 53.8% 46.2% 2.9%
Doroland Dorceus RB 5'10, 215 JR 13 10 77 1 7.7 5.9 76.9% 38.5% 2.9%
Sam Craft RB 6'0, 210 SR 12 10 126 1 12.6 10.5 83.3% 58.3% 2.6%
Mechane Slade WR 5'8, 165 FR 11 4 27 0 6.8 2.5 36.4% 18.2% 2.4%
Jae'Lon Oglesby WR 5'11, 175 SO 6 5 46 0 9.2 7.7 83.3% 66.7% 1.3%
Roderick Proctor WR 5'11, 175 JR 6 2 39 1 19.5 6.5 33.3% 33.3% 1.3%
Sean Dykes WR 6'2, 210 FR 6 3 37 0 12.3 6.2 50.0% 33.3% 1.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 112.3 25 97.3 75 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 49.3% 41 52.2% 117 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.24 22 1.07 44 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.93 77 3.18 94 2.98
SD Sack Rate 5.8% 87 4.6% 74 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 106.5 53 90.7 97 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 31.8% 52 33.0% 91 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.80 51 1.93 112 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 2.53 117 3.49 96 3.24
PD Sack Rate 7.7% 61 3.6% 120 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 109.9 44 112.6 30
Q2 S&P+ 113.3 38 98.2 74
Q3 S&P+ 105.7 50 99.0 68
Q4 S&P+ 108.5 41 90.8 102
1st Down S&P+ 113.4 28 110.3 32
2nd Down S&P+ 102.0 61 89.4 105
3rd Down S&P+ 108.3 51 108.8 46
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 47.2% 119 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 30.0% 90 34.6%
Adj. Pace +1.7 46 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 84.9% 5 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 55.9% 100 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 38.8% 23 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 15.2% 74 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 3.7% 92 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 2.4% 116 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 8.9% 6 6.4%
PD to INC 36.6% 29 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
Jonathan Cook DB 6'0, 198 JR 80.0 10.6% 5.5 0.0 1 8 0
Genard Avery LB 6'1, 255 JR 72.0 9.5% 11.0 5.0 2 2 2
Chris Morley DB 5'11, 195 SR 65.0 8.6% 2.0 1.0 2 5 3
Arthur Maulet DB 5'11, 190 SR 64.0 8.5% 7.5 4.5 2 13 2
Curtis Akins LB 6'2, 230 SO 61.0 8.1% 2.0 0.0 1 0 0
Austin Hall DB 6'2, 205 FR 49.0 6.5% 7.5 0.0 0 3 0
Chauncey Lanier DB 5'10, 185 SR 37.5 5.0% 2.0 0.0 1 7 1
DeMarco Montgomery DL 6'3, 245 SR 35.5 4.7% 2.0 1.0 0 0 0
Shareef White LB 6'1, 235 JR 33.0 4.4% 0.0 0.0 1 1 1
Tye Northern DB 6'1, 190 SR 28.5 3.8% 5.5 1.0 0 2 1
Jonathan Wilson DL 6'3, 265 FR 25.0 3.3% 6.0 3.0 1 2 0
Ernest Suttles DL 6'5, 265 JR 21.5 2.8% 5.5 3.0 0 2 0
Dontrell Nelson DB 6'1, 180 SR 21.5 2.8% 1.0 0.0 2 1 0
Donald Pennington DL 6'2, 295 SR 17.5 2.3% 2.0 0.0 0 3 0
Christian Johnson DL 6'5, 255 JR 17.0 2.3% 3.0 2.0 0 1 0
Darian Porter LB 6'3, 230 JR 17.0 2.3% 2.0 0.5 0 0 0
Shaun Rupert DB 6'1, 195 JR 16.5 2.2% 0.0 0.0 1 0 1
Jared Gentry DL 6'2, 325 SO 12.0 1.6% 3.0 0.0 0 0 0
Christian Slaughter DB 5'10, 190 JR 10.0 1.3% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Jahmahl Pardner DB 6'1, 175 SR 8.5 1.1% 0.0 0.0 2 1 0
Emmanuel Cooper DL 6'1, 275 SO 7.5 1.0% 3.0 1.0 0 0 0
Latarius Brady DL 6'2, 280 SR 7.5 1.0% 1.0 0.0 0 0 0
Michael Edwards DL 6'2, 295 SR 7.0 0.9% 1.5 1.0 0 0 0
Deandre Jordan DB 6'0, 200 SR 5.5 0.7% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Lenard Harden LB 5'11, 205 SR 5.0 0.7% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ 1.6 1
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.46 16
Punt Success Rate 77.6% 5
Kickoff Success Rate 93.6% 4
Punt Return Success Rate 57.1% 42
Kick Return Success Rate 70.2% 2
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Jake Elliott 5'10, 165 SR 58-58 21-26 80.8%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Spencer Smith 6'1, 195 JR 45 45.1 3 20 10 66.7%
Nick Jacobs 6'1, 195 JR 12 38.4 1 8 10 150.0%
Riley Ferguson 6'4, 210 JR 1 41.0 0 0 1 100.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Jake Elliott 5'10, 165 SR 94 64.0 64 68.1% 0 3 2 2
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Anthony Miller 5'11, 190 JR 15 6.5 0 16 0 (0)
John Williams 5'9, 165 FR 4 17.3 0 2 0 (0)
Roderick Proctor 5'11, 175 JR 1 0.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Tony Pollard 5'11, 200 FR 38 28.1 2 0 3 (1)
Joey Magnifico 6'4, 230 FR 3 7.0 0 0 0 (0)
Darrell Henderson 5'9, 175 FR 2 56.5 1 0 0 (0)

Stats via SportSource Analytics