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2016 Nebraska advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/13/2017

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2015 | 2016

Nebraska Cornhuskers (Big Ten West)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 9-4 | Second-order wins (diff.): 7.9 (-1.1) | S&P+ Rk: 46
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep Fresno State 116 43-10 W 100% 29.4 86% 75% 78%
10-Sep Wyoming 61 52-17 W 100% 23.1 91% 73% 93%
17-Sep Oregon 74 35-32 W 16% -7.7 31% 27% 31%
24-Sep at Northwestern 49 24-13 W 94% 12.4 82% 92% 65%
1-Oct Illinois 95 31-16 W 90% 10.2 62% 57% 44%
15-Oct at Indiana 53 27-22 W 74% 5.1 70% 55% 77%
22-Oct Purdue 105 27-14 W 96% 13.4 65% 29% 76%
29-Oct at Wisconsin 11 17-23 L 29% -4.3 64% 54% 67%
5-Nov at Ohio State 5 3-62 L 0% -39.4 15% 21% 25%
12-Nov Minnesota 42 24-17 W 91% 10.7 82% 91% 73%
19-Nov Maryland 87 28-7 W 100% 29.0 91% 61% 92%
25-Nov at Iowa 30 10-40 L 0% -27.3 14% 23% 18%
30-Dec vs. Tennessee 28 24-38 L 0% -20.8 20% 23% 37%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 28.9 68 24.1 33
Points Per Game 26.5 79 23.9 33
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.17 111 1.23 50 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 42.8% 56 40.8% 48 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 30.3 49 29.1 63 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.58 62 4.31 50 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED -4.82 104 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+3.78
ACTUAL 5 34
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 96.5 90 102.9 53 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 44.8% 54 39.8% 37 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.90 124 1.24 118 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 94.9 100 105.8 45 100.0
Opportunity Rate 39.0% 76 34.7% 23 39.7%
Power Success Rate 78.0% 9 52.6% 3 67.9%
Stuff Rate 21.7% 107 20.0% 50 18.9%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Terrell Newby RB 5'10, 200 SR 190 879 7 4.6 4.2 38.4% 1 (1)
Tommy Armstrong Jr. QB 6'1, 220 SR 107 570 8 5.3 6.1 36.4% 3 (1)
Devine Ozigbo RB 6'0, 230 SO 97 412 5 4.2 2.8 41.2% 1 (1)
Tre Bryant RB 5'11, 200 FR 44 172 1 3.9 3.2 31.8% 2 (0)
Mikale Wilbon RB 5'9, 195 SO 15 89 0 5.9 7.1 40.0% 1 (1)
De'Mornay Pierson-El WR 5'9, 185 JR 14 34 0 2.4 2.1 35.7% 4 (1)
Brandon Reilly WR 6'2, 200 SR 8 46 0 5.8 3.8 50.0% 0 (0)
Ryker Fyfe QB 6'3, 215 SR 7 49 1 7.0 6.0 57.1% 1 (0)
Alonzo Moore WR 6'2, 195 SR 4 58 1 14.5 12.0 75.0% 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+ 109.0 42 103.4 51 100.0
Passing Success Rate 40.2% 71 41.7% 71 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.54 43 1.23 3 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 185 11 92.5 77 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Tommy Armstrong Jr. 6'1, 220 SR 151 294 2180 14 8 51.4% 6 2.0% 7.1
Ryker Fyfe 6'3, 215 SR 48 99 558 4 1 48.5% 9 8.3% 4.5

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Stanley Morgan Jr. WR 6'1, 200 SO 65 33 453 2 13.7 7.0 50.8% 46.2% 16.8%
Brandon Reilly WR 6'2, 200 SR 62 21 412 2 19.6 6.7 33.9% 33.9% 16.0%
Jordan Westerkamp WR 6'0, 200 SR 59 38 526 5 13.8 8.9 64.4% 57.6% 15.2%
Alonzo Moore WR 6'2, 195 SR 41 20 375 2 18.8 9.2 48.8% 39.0% 10.6%
De'Mornay Pierson-El WR 5'9, 185 JR 37 20 254 1 12.7 6.9 54.1% 43.2% 9.5%
Cethan Carter TE 6'4, 240 SR 37 19 190 1 10.0 5.1 51.4% 32.4% 9.5%
Terrell Newby RB 5'10, 200 SR 25 18 149 1 8.3 6.0 72.0% 36.0% 6.4%
Sam Cotton TE 6'5, 250 SR 16 8 87 0 10.9 5.4 50.0% 50.0% 4.1%
Devine Ozigbo RB 6'0, 230 SO 11 5 100 0 20.0 9.1 45.5% 36.4% 2.8%
Bryan Reimers WR 6'5, 210 SO 11 5 75 1 15.0 6.8 45.5% 36.4% 2.8%
Tre Bryant RB 5'11, 200 FR 8 8 56 1 7.0 7.0 100.0% 25.0% 2.1%
Mikale Wilbon RB 5'9, 195 SO 7 4 34 0 8.5 4.9 57.1% 28.6% 1.8%
Trey Foster TE 6'2, 250 SR 3 1 6 1 6.0 2.0 33.3% 33.3% 0.8%
Luke McNitt FB 6'2, 240 JR 3 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Gabe Rahn WR 6'1, 195 JR 2 1 35 1 35.0 17.5 50.0% 50.0% 0.5%
Tommy Armstrong Jr. QB 6'1, 220 SR 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 99.1 74 98.5 71 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 47.4% 68 46.7% 54 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 0.99 120 1.12 73 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.82 95 2.80 43 2.98
SD Sack Rate 2.8% 18 6.6% 30 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 110.1 43 113.4 29 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 33.0% 41 28.9% 42 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.72 73 1.59 16 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 2.75 107 3.14 58 3.24
PD Sack Rate 4.3% 17 5.6% 103 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 99.2 78 97.9 75
Q2 S&P+ 100.5 74 97.3 81
Q3 S&P+ 100.6 67 109.5 34
Q4 S&P+ 111.0 31 108.0 39
1st Down S&P+ 96.2 84 103.5 55
2nd Down S&P+ 105.3 55 94.8 89
3rd Down S&P+ 109.4 47 116.7 25
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 68.3% 18 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 28.4% 102 34.6%
Adj. Pace -0.1 62 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 69.3% 108 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 57.5% 88 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 28.1% 116 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 15.5% 65 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 3.6% 98 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 2.8% 109 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 9.1% 4 6.4%
PD to INC 36.3% 32 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
Josh Banderas LB 6'3, 240 SR 66.5 10.1% 5.0 0.5 0 0 0
Nathan Gerry S 6'2, 220 SR 60.5 9.2% 5.5 0.5 4 8 0
Joshua Kalu CB 6'1, 190 JR 57.0 8.7% 3.0 1.0 1 11 0
Kieron Williams S 6'1, 195 JR 56.0 8.5% 2.5 0.0 5 2 0
Michael Rose-Ivey LB 6'0, 230 SR 50.0 7.6% 5.5 1.0 0 0 0
Aaron Williams S 5'11, 185 SO 47.0 7.2% 5.0 2.0 3 7 0
Dedrick Young II LB 6'1, 220 SO 47.0 7.2% 3.0 1.0 0 4 1
Ross Dzuris DE 6'3, 255 SR 35.0 5.3% 11.0 5.5 0 0 0
Chris Jones CB 6'0, 185 JR 35.0 5.3% 3.0 1.0 3 10 0
Kevin Maurice DT 6'3, 300 SR 28.0 4.3% 6.0 4.0 0 0 0
Freedom Akinmoladun DE 6'4, 255 SO 23.5 3.6% 4.0 3.0 0 0 1
Antonio Reed S 6'2, 220 SO 18.0 2.7% 0.0 0.0 0 2 0
Carlos Davis DT 6'2, 295 FR 17.5 2.7% 4.0 2.0 0 0 0
Mick Stoltenberg DL 6'5, 290 SO 17.0 2.6% 2.5 1.5 0 0 0
Lamar Jackson DB 6'3, 195 FR 15.5 2.4% 2.0 1.0 0 0 0
Marcus Newby LB 6'1, 235 JR 12.5 1.9% 3.0 2.0 0 1 1
Chris Weber LB 6'3, 230 JR 11.0 1.7% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0
Luke McNitt FB 6'2, 240 JR 8.0 1.2% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
JoJo Domann DB 6'1, 205 FR 6.5 1.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 1
Brad Simpson LB 6'0, 230 SR 6.5 1.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Boaz Joseph CB 6'1, 190 JR 5.0 0.8% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Khalil Davis DT 6'2, 290 FR 4.5 0.7% 2.0 0.0 0 0 0
Mohamed Barry LB 6'1, 220 FR 3.0 0.5% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Sam Hahn OL 6'7, 300 SR 2.5 0.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Brandon Reilly WR 6'2, 200 SR 2.0 0.3% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ 0.7 36
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.34 25
Punt Success Rate 52.2% 88
Kickoff Success Rate 81.4% 28
Punt Return Success Rate 43.5% 92
Kick Return Success Rate 40.6% 78
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Drew Brown 5'11, 195 JR 38-38 12-14 85.7%
Spencer Lindsay 5'9, 210 SR 5-5 0-1 0.0%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Caleb Lightbourn 6'3, 220 FR 65 39.7 5 18 18 55.4%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Drew Brown 5'11, 195 JR 63 63.8 30 47.6% 0 0 0 0
Spencer Lindsay 5'9, 210 SR 7 62.1 2 28.6% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
De'Mornay Pierson-El 5'9, 185 JR 23 7.3 0 17 2 (0)
Jordan Westerkamp 6'0, 200 SR 0 0.0 0 1 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Tre Bryant 5'11, 200 FR 23 22.1 0 0 0 (0)
Jordan Nelson 5'8, 180 SR 7 22.4 0 0 1 (0)
Luke McNitt 6'2, 240 JR 2 11.0 0 0 0 (0)

Stats via SportSource Analytics