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2016 South Carolina advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/13/2017

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2015 | 2016

South Carolina Gamecocks (SEC East)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 6-7 | Second-order wins (diff.): 5.3 (-0.7) | S&P+ Rk: 79
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
1-Sep at Vanderbilt 71 13-10 W 80% 6.7 64% 11% 83%
10-Sep at Mississippi State 56 14-27 L 0% -28.1 9% 2% 33%
17-Sep East Carolina 100 20-15 W 40% -1.9 35% 22% 59%
24-Sep at Kentucky 67 10-17 L 23% -5.8 38% 11% 68%
1-Oct Texas A&M 24 13-24 L 10% -10.0 43% 27% 76%
9-Oct Georgia 68 14-28 L 12% -9.3 31% 24% 43%
22-Oct Massachusetts 117 34-28 W 73% 4.7 46% 37% 49%
29-Oct Tennessee 28 24-21 W 81% 6.9 77% 50% 79%
5-Nov Missouri 69 31-21 W 67% 3.4 59% 56% 63%
12-Nov at Florida 15 7-20 L 0% -22.6 19% 34% 25%
19-Nov Western Carolina N/A 44-31 W 95% 12.9 56% 69% 15%
26-Nov at Clemson 2 7-56 L 0% -50.8 11% 18% 8%
29-Dec vs. South Florida 55 39-46 L 44% -1.1 59% 50% 84%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 23.1 107 27.5 50
Points Per Game 20.8 115 26.5 51
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.19 102 1.16 17 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 39.2% 104 44.7% 95 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 29.2 76 30.0 81 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.05 103 4.00 27 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 0.29 68 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+2.58
ACTUAL 7 24
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 90.5 109 99.0 68 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 41.2% 93 45.8% 89 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.02 88 1.08 65 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 89.6 111 100.9 65 100.0
Opportunity Rate 38.9% 77 43.0% 109 39.7%
Power Success Rate 60.4% 110 56.1% 7 67.9%
Stuff Rate 21.3% 103 19.4% 60 18.9%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Rico Dowdle RB 5'11, 211 FR 134 764 6 5.7 5.5 41.8% 4 (3)
A.J. Turner RB 5'10, 195 FR 116 497 3 4.3 5.1 31.9% 4 (3)
David Williams RB 6'1, 220 JR 56 239 3 4.3 4.4 35.7% 0 (0)
Brandon McIlwain QB 6'0, 205 FR 55 216 2 3.9 2.3 41.8% 2 (1)
Jake Bentley QB 6'3, 223 FR 26 123 0 4.7 3.1 46.2% 3 (2)
Deebo Samuel WR 6'0, 205 SO 15 98 6 6.5 4.1 60.0% 3 (2)
Rod Talley RB 5'10, 205 JR 11 62 0 5.6 5.4 45.5% 0 (0)
Perry Orth QB 6'1, 200 SR 8 2 0 0.3 5.3 12.5% 2 (0)
Darius Paulk RB 5'8, 205 SR 3 24 0 8.0 11.5 33.3% 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+ 89.8 94 104.0 46 100.0
Passing Success Rate 37.2% 100 43.3% 84 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.38 100 1.27 6 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 66.3 116 92.6 76 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Jake Bentley 6'3, 223 FR 125 190 1420 9 4 65.8% 24 11.2% 6.0
Brandon McIlwain 6'0, 205 FR 62 118 600 2 1 52.5% 9 7.1% 4.1
Perry Orth 6'1, 200 SR 57 90 661 0 2 63.3% 8 8.2% 6.1

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Deebo Samuel WR 6'0, 205 SO 83 59 783 1 13.3 9.4 71.1% 48.2% 21.4%
Bryan Edwards WR 6'3, 210 FR 81 44 590 4 13.4 7.3 54.3% 39.5% 20.9%
Hayden Hurst TE 6'5, 250 SO 76 48 616 1 12.8 8.1 63.2% 51.3% 19.6%
K.C. Crosby TE 6'1, 227 SO 36 23 217 4 9.4 6.0 63.9% 44.4% 9.3%
A.J. Turner RB 5'10, 195 FR 23 21 143 1 6.8 6.2 91.3% 47.8% 5.9%
Rico Dowdle RB 5'11, 211 FR 19 15 55 1 3.7 2.9 78.9% 15.8% 4.9%
Terry Googer WR 6'4, 220 SO 16 7 66 0 9.4 4.1 43.8% 25.0% 4.1%
Chavis Dawkins WR 6'2, 200 FR 13 8 69 0 8.6 5.3 61.5% 23.1% 3.4%
Jacob August TE 6'6, 248 SO 13 5 52 0 10.4 4.0 38.5% 23.1% 3.4%
David Williams RB 6'1, 220 JR 9 9 72 0 8.0 8.0 100.0% 55.6% 2.3%
Randrecous Davis WR 5'10, 181 FR 6 3 45 0 15.0 7.5 50.0% 50.0% 1.5%
Kiel Pollard TE 6'0, 230 FR 3 1 18 0 18.0 6.0 33.3% 0.0% 0.8%
Jamari Smith WR 5'10, 210 JR 3 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Rod Talley RB 5'10, 205 JR 2 2 16 0 8.0 8.0 100.0% 50.0% 0.5%
Javon Charleston WR 6'0, 195 FR 2 1 12 0 12.0 6.0 50.0% 50.0% 0.5%
Korey Banks WR 5'11, 180 FR 2 1 5 0 5.0 2.5 50.0% 50.0% 0.5%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 88.8 109 105.2 44 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 45.8% 88 49.8% 91 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.00 114 1.01 14 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.78 99 3.08 85 2.98
SD Sack Rate 7.5% 112 4.8% 68 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 95.1 91 96.0 86 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 25.8% 119 32.7% 86 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.89 28 1.72 64 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.26 71 3.83 116 3.24
PD Sack Rate 12.2% 117 5.0% 111 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 88.0 102 96.0 81
Q2 S&P+ 86.5 117 102.5 58
Q3 S&P+ 83.9 118 107.1 40
Q4 S&P+ 103.9 56 109.0 34
1st Down S&P+ 93.3 98 99.6 66
2nd Down S&P+ 81.2 125 101.9 61
3rd Down S&P+ 93.6 99 107.9 49
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 59.7% 67 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 30.4% 89 34.6%
Adj. Pace -4.6 106 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 80.0% 21 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 62.3% 45 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 38.1% 28 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 14.3% 93 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 5.0% 60 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 3.3% 97 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 6.1% 70 6.4%
PD to INC 33.1% 62 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
D.J. Smith DB 5'11, 195 JR 71.0 9.1% 3.0 0.0 1 0 0
T.J. Holloman LB 6'2, 230 SR 61.0 7.8% 3.0 0.0 3 2 1
Bryson Allen-Williams LB 6'0, 230 JR 60.5 7.7% 8.5 2.0 2 1 1
Jonathan Walton LB 6'0, 230 SR 56.5 7.2% 6.5 1.5 0 1 1
Jamarcus King DB 6'2, 180 JR 53.5 6.8% 3.0 0.0 3 9 1
Darius English DL 6'6, 245 SR 46.5 5.9% 13.0 9.0 0 1 2
Chris Lammons DB 5'10, 190 JR 44.5 5.7% 4.0 1.0 3 6 2
Chris Moody LB 6'1, 220 SR 38.5 4.9% 0.0 0.0 1 0 0
Marquavius Lewis DL 6'3, 270 SR 37.0 4.7% 5.5 1.5 0 0 0
Rashad Fenton DB 5'10, 190 SO 32.0 4.1% 1.5 0.5 1 5 1
Steven Montac DB 5'11, 190 SO 31.0 4.0% 0.5 0.0 0 3 2
Taylor Stallworth DL 6'2, 310 JR 30.0 3.8% 3.0 1.0 0 3 0
Ulric Jones DL 6'5, 300 JR 27.5 3.5% 0.0 0.0 0 2 0
Kelsey Griffin DL 6'2, 295 SR 25.0 3.2% 2.5 0.0 0 0 0
D.J. Wonnum DL 6'4, 240 FR 24.0 3.1% 3.5 1.5 0 0 0
Dante Sawyer DL 6'3, 275 JR 21.0 2.7% 4.0 1.0 0 2 0
Keir Thomas DL 6'2, 265 FR 19.5 2.5% 4.0 2.0 0 0 1
Jordan Diggs DB 6'0, 205 SR 19.5 2.5% 1.0 0.0 0 1 1
Chaz Elder DB 6'2, 200 SR 16.0 2.0% 0.0 0.0 0 2 0
Antoine Wilder DB 5'10, 185 FR 14.0 1.8% 2.0 0.0 1 0 1
T.J. Brunson LB 6'1, 225 FR 10.0 1.3% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Javon Charleston WR 6'0, 195 FR 9.0 1.1% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Jasper Sasser DB 6'0, 210 JR 8.0 1.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Hayden Hurst TE 6'5, 250 SO 3.5 0.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Kobe Smith DL 6'2, 305 FR 3.0 0.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ 0.7 37
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.33 27
Punt Success Rate 58.1% 52
Kickoff Success Rate 57.9% 104
Punt Return Success Rate 57.1% 42
Kick Return Success Rate 43.8% 68
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Elliott Fry 6'0, 170 SR 31-31 13-17 76.5%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Sean Kelly 5'10, 190 SR 72 42.5 4 29 23 72.2%
Michael Almond 6'3, 222 FR 2 44.0 0 1 1 100.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Elliott Fry 6'0, 170 SR 57 61.3 17 29.8% 3 2 2 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Chris Lammons 5'10, 190 JR 9 7.9 0 2 1 (1)
Deebo Samuel 6'0, 205 SO 2 4.0 0 5 1 (1)
Rashad Fenton 5'10, 190 SO 2 4.0 0 6 1 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Deebo Samuel 6'0, 205 SO 16 26.9 1 0 1 (0)
A.J. Turner 5'10, 195 FR 13 24.7 0 0 1 (0)
Rashad Fenton 5'10, 190 SO 2 36.0 0 0 0 (0)

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