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2016 Virginia Tech advanced statistical profile

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2015 | 2016

Virginia Tech Hokies (ACC Coastal)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 10-4 | Second-order wins (diff.): 9.0 (-1.0) | S&P+ Rk: 17
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep Liberty N/A 36-13 W 100% 27.7 81% 18% 92%
10-Sep vs. Tennessee 28 24-45 L 18% -7.1 46% 35% 60%
17-Sep Boston College 86 49-0 W 100% 45.1 97% 78% 97%
24-Sep East Carolina 100 54-17 W 100% 23.8 85% 68% 87%
8-Oct at North Carolina 21 34-3 W 100% 27.5 97% 25% 99%
15-Oct at Syracuse 76 17-31 L 31% -4.0 34% 29% 29%
20-Oct Miami-FL 14 37-16 W 99% 17.7 94% 95% 86%
27-Oct at Pittsburgh 20 39-36 W 33% -3.5 58% 69% 33%
5-Nov at Duke 72 24-21 W 39% -2.3 41% 41% 44%
12-Nov Georgia Tech 45 20-30 L 55% 0.9 60% 46% 66%
19-Nov at Notre Dame 26 34-31 W 44% -1.2 63% 77% 38%
26-Nov Virginia 88 52-10 W 100% 39.1 95% 84% 96%
3-Dec vs. Clemson 2 35-42 L 6% -12.3 57% 80% 33%
29-Dec vs. Arkansas 48 35-24 W 80% 6.6 70% 38% 77%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 31.9 51 20.3 17
Points Per Game 35.0 33 22.8 28
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.21 91 1.25 62 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 44.6% 36 37.2% 25 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 33.7 8 28.2 40 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.40 80 4.23 45 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 1.43 59 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-0.87
ACTUAL -1 71
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 92.9 95 107.7 36 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 41.5% 88 39.3% 33 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.00 94 1.04 50 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 101.8 68 111.2 27 100.0
Opportunity Rate 41.0% 50 37.0% 40 39.7%
Power Success Rate 68.2% 63 55.9% 6 67.9%
Stuff Rate 21.0% 97 24.2% 15 18.9%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Jerod Evans QB 6'3, 238 JR 172 1008 12 5.9 5.0 47.7% 10 (7)
Travon McMillian RB 6'0, 205 SO 145 671 7 4.6 5.1 35.2% 2 (2)
Sam Rogers FB 5'11, 230 SR 67 283 2 4.2 2.5 38.8% 0 (0)
Marshawn Williams RB 6'0, 227 SO 59 244 2 4.1 2.7 33.9% 0 (0)
Cam Phillips WR 6'0, 199 JR 30 140 0 4.7 3.6 36.7% 3 (2)
Brenden Motley QB 6'4, 230 SR 20 124 2 6.2 3.8 55.0% 0 (0)
Shai McKenzie RB 5'11, 215 SO 20 76 1 3.8 1.5 50.0% 0 (0)
Steven Peoples FB 5'9, 218 SO 16 60 1 3.8 1.0 37.5% 1 (0)
D.J. Reid RB 6'1, 235 SO 12 65 0 5.4 5.5 25.0% 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+ 110.6 40 122.9 10 100.0
Passing Success Rate 48.2% 11 35.0% 15 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.41 91 1.51 88 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 101.7 61 107.4 50 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Jerod Evans 6'3, 238 JR 268 422 3552 29 8 63.5% 32 7.0% 7.5
Brenden Motley 6'4, 230 SR 9 20 81 1 0 45.0% 0 0.0% 4.1
Jack Click 6'3, 218 FR 0 1 0 0 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Isaiah Ford WR 6'2, 195 JR 141 79 1094 7 13.9 7.8 56.0% 49.6% 33.1%
Cam Phillips WR 6'0, 199 JR 97 76 983 5 12.9 10.1 78.4% 58.8% 22.8%
Bucky Hodges TE 6'7, 245 JR 81 48 691 7 14.4 8.5 59.3% 53.1% 19.0%
Sam Rogers FB 5'11, 230 SR 30 24 301 4 12.5 10.0 80.0% 60.0% 7.0%
C.J. Carroll WR 5'8, 167 SO 25 18 258 0 14.3 10.3 72.0% 64.0% 5.9%
Travon McMillian RB 6'0, 205 SO 12 11 120 3 10.9 10.0 91.7% 66.7% 2.8%
Chris Cunningham TE 6'2, 236 FR 10 6 48 4 8.0 4.8 60.0% 60.0% 2.3%
Henri Murphy WR 5'10, 175 SO 6 3 29 0 9.7 4.8 50.0% 50.0% 1.4%
Steven Peoples FB 5'9, 218 SO 4 2 40 1 20.0 10.0 50.0% 50.0% 0.9%
Jaylen Bradshaw WR 6'1, 202 SO 4 3 25 0 8.3 6.3 75.0% 75.0% 0.9%
Devin Wilson WR 6'3, 206 JR 4 2 13 0 6.5 3.3 50.0% 50.0% 0.9%
Shai McKenzie RB 5'11, 215 SO 3 3 28 0 9.3 9.3 100.0% 66.7% 0.7%
Divine Deablo WR 6'3, 208 FR 3 1 8 0 8.0 2.7 33.3% 33.3% 0.7%
Marshawn Williams RB 6'0, 227 SO 3 1 2 0 2.0 0.7 33.3% 0.0% 0.7%
Terrell Edmunds ROV 6'2, 210 SO 1 1 20 0 20.0 20.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.2%
Sean Daniel WR 5'9, 183 FR 1 1 6 0 6.0 6.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.2%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 94.4 95 106.2 40 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 48.0% 57 45.2% 43 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.04 104 1.11 69 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.79 98 2.62 23 2.98
SD Sack Rate 4.6% 60 4.5% 77 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 121.8 15 143.9 6 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 37.5% 12 22.9% 8 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.68 91 1.75 73 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.16 78 2.57 15 3.24
PD Sack Rate 9.8% 98 8.8% 38 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 87.0 104 133.0 8
Q2 S&P+ 106.9 55 114.5 29
Q3 S&P+ 113.0 32 117.4 18
Q4 S&P+ 106.9 46 112.8 27
1st Down S&P+ 98.7 74 111.7 29
2nd Down S&P+ 107.4 45 113.8 27
3rd Down S&P+ 106.3 60 148.7 5
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 56.3% 83 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 45.9% 14 34.6%
Adj. Pace +6.4 16 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 66.5% 116 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 61.0% 57 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 36.8% 46 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 20.6% 8 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 7.6% 15 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 4.9% 38 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 7.9% 19 6.4%
PD to INC 34.9% 47 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
Andrew Motuapuaka LB 6'0, 233 JR 83.0 12.2% 5.5 2.0 3 4 1
Tremaine Edmunds LB 6'5, 236 SO 81.0 11.9% 18.5 4.5 1 3 1
Chuck Clark DB 6'0, 205 SR 72.0 10.5% 2.5 0.0 0 2 1
Terrell Edmunds ROV 6'2, 210 SO 67.0 9.8% 2.5 0.0 4 3 0
Mook Reynolds FS 6'0, 183 SO 50.0 7.3% 9.5 2.0 2 6 1
Woody Baron DT 6'2, 280 SR 46.5 6.8% 18.5 5.5 0 0 0
Brandon Facyson CB 6'2, 197 JR 40.0 5.9% 4.0 0.0 0 11 2
Adonis Alexander CB 6'3, 193 SO 37.5 5.5% 2.0 0.0 2 7 0
Vinny Mihota DL 6'5, 264 SO 31.5 4.6% 7.0 2.0 0 3 0
Ken Ekanem DE 6'3, 260 SR 28.0 4.1% 10.0 7.5 0 2 0
Trevon Hill DE 6'3, 240 FR 27.0 4.0% 6.0 2.5 0 0 0
Ricky Walker DT 6'2, 282 SO 19.0 2.8% 6.5 1.5 0 4 0
Anthony Shegog LB 6'2, 213 JR 15.5 2.3% 3.0 1.5 1 3 1
Nigel Williams DT 6'2, 297 SR 13.5 2.0% 5.0 0.5 0 1 0
Tim Settle DT 6'3, 328 FR 12.0 1.8% 7.0 0.0 0 0 0
Greg Stroman DB 6'0, 180 JR 10.0 1.5% 0.0 0.0 3 10 0
Der'Woun Greene FS 5'10, 196 SR 8.0 1.2% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Sean Huelskamp LB 6'1, 222 JR 7.0 1.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Tavante Beckett LB 5'10, 214 FR 4.0 0.6% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0
Divine Deablo WR 6'3, 208 FR 3.0 0.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 1
Seth Dooley DE 6'5, 252 JR 2.5 0.4% 1.5 0.5 0 0 0
Houshun Gaines DE 6'3, 248 FR 2.5 0.4% 0.5 0.5 0 0 0
Curtis Williams CB 5'9, 176 JR 2.5 0.4% 0.5 0.0 0 0 0
Deon Newsome S 5'11, 193 JR 2.5 0.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Steve Sobczak DT 6'1, 287 SO 2.0 0.3% 0.5 0.5 0 0 0
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ 0.4 48
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.14 90
Punt Success Rate 62.3% 34
Kickoff Success Rate 96.8% 1
Punt Return Success Rate 50.0% 58
Kick Return Success Rate 45.5% 55
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Joey Slye 5'11, 210 JR 58-59 20-27 74.1%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Mitchell Ludwig 5'11, 198 JR 68 38.8 2 31 31 91.2%
Greg Stroman 6'0, 180 JR 2 40.0 0 0 1 50.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Joey Slye 5'11, 210 JR 93 64.7 73 78.5% 0 0 2 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Greg Stroman 6'0, 180 JR 25 8.8 1 12 1 (0)
C.J. Carroll 5'8, 167 SO 11 8.9 0 9 1 (0)
Cam Phillips 6'0, 199 JR 5 6.8 0 7 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Greg Stroman 6'0, 180 JR 22 20.9 0 0 1 (0)
Henri Murphy 5'10, 175 SO 12 26.8 0 0 1 (1)
Der'Woun Greene 5'10, 196 SR 5 22.6 0 0 1 (1)

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