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2016 Notre Dame advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/13/2017

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2015 | 2016

Notre Dame Fighting Irish (Independents)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 4-8 | Second-order wins (diff.): 7.2 (3.2) | S&P+ Rk: 26
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
4-Sep at Texas 36 47-50 L 20% -6.5 52% 63% 20%
10-Sep Nevada 124 39-10 W 100% 26.4 85% 70% 91%
17-Sep Michigan State 57 28-36 L 21% -6.4 44% 59% 18%
24-Sep Duke 72 35-38 L 62% 2.4 59% 72% 19%
1-Oct vs. Syracuse 76 50-33 W 97% 15.2 80% 75% 30%
8-Oct at NC State 25 3-10 L 12% -9.1 51% 1% 95%
15-Oct Stanford 23 10-17 L 52% 0.5 71% 29% 73%
29-Oct Miami-FL 14 30-27 W 97% 15.1 95% 83% 94%
5-Nov vs. Navy 52 27-28 L 67% 3.5 70% 58% 62%
12-Nov vs. Army 101 44-6 W 100% 32.7 96% 94% 88%
19-Nov Virginia Tech 17 31-34 L 56% 1.2 75% 82% 32%
26-Nov at USC 9 27-45 L 32% -3.7 72% 66% 53%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 34.4 36 23.5 28
Points Per Game 30.9 53 27.8 62
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.28 57 1.15 10 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 44.1% 42 43.0% 71 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 30.1 58 28.7 47 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.85 34 4.21 41 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 0.65 65 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-1.94
ACTUAL -4 90
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 112.0 36 114.5 23 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 45.8% 43 40.9% 46 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.05 71 0.93 9 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 113.5 18 122.3 7 100.0
Opportunity Rate 41.4% 46 35.6% 35 39.7%
Power Success Rate 76.2% 16 64.7% 45 67.9%
Stuff Rate 16.6% 30 19.8% 54 18.9%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Josh Adams RB 6'1, 220 SO 158 933 5 5.9 5.7 42.4% 1 (0)
DeShone Kizer QB 6'4, 230 JR 104 607 8 5.8 5.1 48.1% 5 (3)
Tarean Folston RB 5'9, 214 SR 77 334 2 4.3 4.4 33.8% 1 (0)
Dexter Williams RB 5'11, 210 SO 39 200 3 5.1 6.4 35.9% 0 (0)
Malik Zaire QB 6'0, 225 SR 17 62 0 3.6 2.6 35.3% 0 (0)
C.J. Sanders WR 5'8, 185 SO 4 22 0 5.5 2.5 50.0% 2 (2)
Chase Claypool WR 6'4, 220 FR 1 9 0 9.0 2.5 100.0% 0 (0)
Josh Anderson RB 5'9, 205 SR 1 4 0 4.0 0.0 0.0% 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+ 105.8 53 94.1 86 100.0
Passing Success Rate 42.5% 45 46.3% 116 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.53 47 1.45 59 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 86.2 95 64.2 115 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
DeShone Kizer 6'4, 230 JR 212 361 2925 26 9 58.7% 25 6.5% 7.2
Malik Zaire 6'0, 225 SR 11 23 122 1 0 47.8% 3 11.5% 3.6

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Equanimeous St. Brown WR 6'5, 205 SO 88 58 961 9 16.6 10.9 65.9% 56.8% 23.5%
Torii Hunter Jr. WR 6'0, 195 SR 61 38 521 3 13.7 8.5 62.3% 54.1% 16.3%
Kevin Stepherson WR 6'0, 181 FR 50 25 462 5 18.5 9.2 50.0% 44.0% 13.3%
C.J. Sanders WR 5'8, 185 SO 39 24 293 2 12.2 7.5 61.5% 46.2% 10.4%
Josh Adams RB 6'1, 220 SO 31 21 193 1 9.2 6.2 67.7% 32.3% 8.3%
Corey Holmes WR 6'1, 190 JR 21 11 96 0 8.7 4.6 52.4% 42.9% 5.6%
Durham Smythe TE 6'4, 245 SR 19 10 117 4 11.7 6.2 52.6% 52.6% 5.1%
Chris Finke WR 5'9, 180 SO 15 10 122 2 12.2 8.1 66.7% 53.3% 4.0%
Miles Boykin WR 6'3, 222 SO 14 6 81 1 13.5 5.8 42.9% 35.7% 3.7%
Nic Weishar TE 6'4, 240 JR 10 3 47 0 15.7 4.7 30.0% 30.0% 2.7%
Chase Claypool WR 6'4, 220 FR 9 5 81 0 16.2 9.0 55.6% 55.6% 2.4%
Tarean Folston RB 5'9, 214 SR 8 8 66 0 8.3 8.3 100.0% 87.5% 2.1%
Dexter Williams RB 5'11, 210 SO 6 4 16 0 4.0 2.7 66.7% 16.7% 1.6%
DeShone Kizer QB 6'4, 230 JR 2 1 4 0 4.0 2.0 50.0% 0.0% 0.5%
Javon McKinley WR 6'1, 210 FR 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Mike McGlinchey OL 6'7, 310 SR 1 1 -4 0 -4.0 -4.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 107.9 41 107.8 38 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 48.1% 55 47.3% 63 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.14 57 1.00 10 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.74 102 2.67 29 2.98
SD Sack Rate 9.0% 120 4.5% 77 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 114.9 30 105.2 53 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 35.6% 21 31.3% 67 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.70 82 1.77 82 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 4.09 8 2.42 9 3.24
PD Sack Rate 5.4% 26 3.6% 120 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 145.1 2 102.3 56
Q2 S&P+ 104.3 62 115.3 26
Q3 S&P+ 102.5 62 109.2 35
Q4 S&P+ 96.4 90 101.1 61
1st Down S&P+ 115.9 24 104.4 53
2nd Down S&P+ 111.7 30 101.7 62
3rd Down S&P+ 101.2 75 119.4 20
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 55.7% 86 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 33.8% 66 34.6%
Adj. Pace -3.4 93 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 72.2% 88 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 67.3% 17 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 44.4% 5 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 13.4% 102 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 4.1% 82 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 4.8% 39 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 4.5% 121 6.4%
PD to INC 36.7% 28 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
Nyles Morgan LB 6'1, 245 JR 69.5 10.0% 6.0 4.0 0 3 0
Drue Tranquill S 6'1, 225 JR 66.0 9.5% 2.0 0.0 1 2 0
James Onwualu LB 6'1, 232 SR 58.0 8.4% 11.5 3.0 0 5 3
Te'von Coney LB 6'1, 235 SO 47.0 6.8% 1.5 0.0 0 0 0
Greer Martini LB 6'2, 240 JR 42.5 6.1% 7.0 3.0 0 1 0
Isaac Rochell DL 6'3, 290 SR 42.5 6.1% 7.0 1.0 0 1 0
Cole Luke CB 5'11, 195 SR 41.5 6.0% 2.0 0.0 2 6 0
Julian Love CB 5'10, 190 FR 38.5 5.5% 2.0 0.0 1 3 1
Jarron Jones DL 6'5, 315 SR 35.5 5.1% 11.0 2.0 1 3 1
Devin Studstill S 6'0, 198 FR 33.0 4.8% 1.0 0.0 1 0 1
Jerry Tillery DL 6'6, 310 SO 28.0 4.0% 3.0 0.0 0 0 0
Asmar Bilal LB 6'2, 230 SO 20.5 3.0% 3.0 1.0 0 0 0
Donte Vaughn CB 6'2, 200 FR 17.5 2.5% 0.0 0.0 1 6 0
Andrew Trumbetti DL 6'3, 255 JR 17.0 2.4% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0
Avery Sebastian S 5'10, 200 SR 15.5 2.2% 0.0 0.0 0 1 0
Nick Coleman DB 5'11, 195 SO 15.0 2.2% 1.0 0.0 0 1 0
Nicco Fertitta S 5'8, 185 SO 12.5 1.8% 0.5 0.0 0 2 0
Troy Pride Jr. CB 5'11, 180 FR 11.0 1.6% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Jalen Elliott S 5'11, 195 FR 10.0 1.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Chase Claypool WR 6'4, 220 FR 9.0 1.3% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Daelin Hayes DL 6'3, 250 FR 8.0 1.2% 0.0 0.0 0 1 1
Daniel Cage DL 6'1, 315 JR 7.5 1.1% 0.5 0.0 0 1 1
Jamir Jones LB 6'2, 225 FR 7.5 1.1% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Jay Hayes DL 6'3, 285 JR 6.0 0.9% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0
Shaun Crawford DB 5'8, 185 SO 5.5 0.8% 0.0 0.0 1 0 0
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ -0.4 80
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.01 63
Punt Success Rate 44.8% 112
Kickoff Success Rate 74.6% 59
Punt Return Success Rate 52.4% 55
Kick Return Success Rate 50.0% 34
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Justin Yoon 5'9, 190 SO 44-46 13-17 76.5%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Tyler Newsome 6'2, 210 JR 54 43.5 3 7 14 38.9%
DeShone Kizer 6'4, 230 JR 1 37.0 1 0 0 0.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Justin Yoon 5'9, 190 SO 55 61.9 24 43.6% 0 1 0 0
John Chereson 5'9, 178 SR 16 56.7 4 25.0% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
C.J. Sanders 5'8, 185 SO 10 12.5 0 9 1 (1)
Chris Finke 5'9, 180 SO 9 7.8 0 3 0 (0)
Miles Boykin 6'3, 222 SO 1 -2.0 0 0 1 (1)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
C.J. Sanders 5'8, 185 SO 29 25.0 2 0 0 (0)
Chris Finke 5'9, 180 SO 5 17.0 0 0 1 (0)
Dexter Williams 5'11, 210 SO 4 16.8 0 0 0 (0)

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