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2016 West Virginia advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/13/2017

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2015 | 2016

West Virginia Mountaineers (Big 12)

2016 Schedule & Results
Record: 10-3 | Second-order wins (diff.): 7.9 (-2.1) | S&P+ Rk: 29
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
3-Sep Missouri 69 26-11 W 94% 12.0 80% 54% 84%
10-Sep Youngstown State N/A 38-21 W 94% 12.4 76% 80% 30%
24-Sep vs. BYU 37 35-32 W 25% -5.3 55% 85% 17%
1-Oct Kansas State 31 17-16 W 90% 10.2 84% 50% 94%
15-Oct at Texas Tech 66 48-17 W 100% 28.0 95% 71% 87%
22-Oct TCU 47 34-10 W 86% 8.5 81% 54% 80%
29-Oct at Oklahoma State 22 20-37 L 12% -9.1 50% 32% 80%
5-Nov Kansas 104 48-21 W 100% 22.6 83% 87% 45%
12-Nov at Texas 36 24-20 W 31% -3.8 57% 35% 72%
19-Nov Oklahoma 10 28-56 L 6% -12.2 56% 65% 41%
26-Nov at Iowa State 64 49-19 W 100% 21.3 90% 88% 56%
3-Dec Baylor 50 24-21 W 43% -1.3 58% 45% 86%
28-Dec vs. Miami-FL 14 14-31 L 4% -13.8 47% 48% 52%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 36.3 27 25.9 37
Points Per Game 31.2 50 24.0 35
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.34 36 1.28 76 1.27
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 43.4% 49 40.4% 46 40.9%
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 28.2 99 29.3 69 29.7
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.23 88 3.83 19 4.47
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 8.41 9 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-1.70
ACTUAL 4 36
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 101.2 70 112.0 30 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 42.4% 77 41.1% 48 43.1%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.14 37 1.02 38 1.08
Adj. Line Yards 110.8 29 99.5 72 100.0
Opportunity Rate 43.2% 22 39.8% 73 39.7%
Power Success Rate 67.6% 69 80.0% 124 67.9%
Stuff Rate 17.3% 44 16.9% 98 18.9%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Justin Crawford RB 5'11, 198 JR 163 1184 4 7.3 7.1 47.9% 2 (2)
Skyler Howard QB 6'0, 207 SR 117 655 10 5.6 4.5 47.0% 3 (3)
Rushel Shell III RB 5'10, 225 SR 113 514 5 4.5 3.1 39.8% 1 (1)
Kennedy McKoy RB 6'0, 204 FR 73 472 4 6.5 7.3 41.1% 0 (0)
Martell Pettaway RB 5'10, 203 FR 49 260 1 5.3 5.9 32.7% 0 (0)
Elijah Wellman TE 6'1, 240 JR 14 44 0 3.1 1.4 35.7% 0 (0)
William Crest Jr. QB 6'1, 214 SO 4 10 0 2.5 2.5 50.0% 1 (1)
Jovon Durante WR 6'0, 172 SO 3 15 0 5.0 14.3 33.3% 0 (0)
Shelton Gibson WR 6'0, 198 JR 2 29 0 14.5 17.5 50.0% 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+ 111.4 36 108.4 36 100.0
Passing Success Rate 44.6% 31 39.8% 53 40.9%
Passing IsoPPP 1.55 37 1.51 90 1.49
Adj. Sack Rate 104.4 53 70.9 109 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Skyler Howard 6'0, 207 SR 247 404 3328 26 10 61.1% 25 5.8% 7.3
Chris Chugunov 6'1, 206 FR 2 5 15 0 1 40.0% 0 0.0% 3.0

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Daikiel Shorts Jr. WR 6'1, 202 SR 92 63 894 5 14.2 9.7 68.5% 63.0% 23.7%
Ka'Raun White WR 6'1, 200 JR 76 48 583 5 12.2 7.7 63.2% 55.3% 19.6%
Shelton Gibson WR 6'0, 198 JR 72 43 951 8 22.1 13.2 59.7% 47.2% 18.6%
Jovon Durante WR 6'0, 172 SO 53 35 331 2 9.5 6.3 66.0% 45.3% 13.7%
Justin Crawford RB 5'11, 198 JR 22 14 68 1 4.9 3.1 63.6% 27.3% 5.7%
Rushel Shell III RB 5'10, 225 SR 17 12 100 0 8.3 5.9 70.6% 41.2% 4.4%
Marcus Simms WR 6'1, 202 FR 14 6 95 1 15.8 6.8 42.9% 28.6% 3.6%
Kennedy McKoy RB 6'0, 204 FR 13 9 64 1 7.1 4.9 69.2% 46.2% 3.4%
Gary Jennings WR 6'2, 203 SO 11 10 165 2 16.5 15.0 90.9% 81.8% 2.8%
Devonte Mathis WR 6'1, 221 SR 8 4 57 0 14.3 7.1 50.0% 50.0% 2.1%
Trevon Wesco TE 6'4, 261 SO 4 1 6 1 6.0 1.5 25.0% 25.0% 1.0%
Martell Pettaway RB 5'10, 203 FR 3 2 21 0 10.5 7.0 66.7% 33.3% 0.8%
Elijah Wellman TE 6'1, 240 JR 3 2 8 0 4.0 2.7 66.7% 33.3% 0.8%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 104.7 53 111.2 27 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 47.1% 73 46.8% 55 47.3%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.21 28 1.07 42 1.12
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.28 23 3.21 99 2.98
SD Sack Rate 4.4% 55 2.6% 114 5.1%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 110.0 44 109.9 35 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 35.2% 24 27.7% 25 31.1%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.72 72 1.98 118 1.76
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.58 32 3.34 74 3.24
PD Sack Rate 8.5% 76 6.4% 87 7.9%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 107.4 52 106.7 41
Q2 S&P+ 110.1 45 107.1 45
Q3 S&P+ 121.0 21 134.0 7
Q4 S&P+ 95.8 96 100.6 64
1st Down S&P+ 110.6 35 116.2 20
2nd Down S&P+ 111.3 34 106.6 46
3rd Down S&P+ 109.8 41 101.0 64
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 60.4% 65 60.2%
Pass Downs Run Rate 39.5% 30 34.6%
Adj. Pace +4.4 20 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 83.0% 12 74.2%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 55.8% 101 60.2%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 30.0% 104 34.5%
Overall Havoc Rate 13.9% 97 15.8%
DL Havoc Rate 2.9% 112 5.0%
LB Havoc Rate 2.3% 120 4.3%
DB Havoc Rate 8.6% 8 6.4%
PD to INC 31.4% 81 33.1%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles % of Team TFL Sacks Int PBU FF
Justin Arndt LB 5'11, 215 SR 70.0 9.0% 7.5 3.0 0 1 1
Jarrod Harper S 6'0, 210 SR 62.5 8.1% 3.0 0.0 0 1 0
Al-Rasheed Benton LB 6'1, 237 JR 61.5 7.9% 1.0 0.0 1 0 0
Rasul Douglas CB 6'2, 203 SR 59.5 7.7% 3.5 1.0 8 8 1
Kyzir White S 6'3, 221 JR 52.5 6.8% 7.0 3.0 0 5 2
Darrien Howard DL 6'1, 300 SR 52.5 6.8% 6.0 3.0 0 0 1
Jeremy Tyler S 5'11, 207 SR 50.5 6.5% 1.0 0.0 2 8 0
David Long LB 5'11, 223 FR 50.0 6.5% 4.5 2.0 0 0 0
Maurice Fleming CB 5'11, 203 SR 45.5 5.9% 2.0 0.0 1 9 1
Noble Nwachukwu DL 6'2, 275 SR 33.5 4.3% 7.5 4.0 0 2 1
Christian Brown DL 6'2, 305 SR 26.5 3.4% 4.5 2.0 0 3 0
Adam Shuler II DL 6'4, 267 FR 26.5 3.4% 2.0 1.0 0 0 2
Antonio Crawford CB 5'10, 185 SR 23.0 3.0% 2.0 0.0 0 6 0
Toyous Avery S 5'11, 194 SO 22.5 2.9% 1.0 0.0 0 4 0
Elijah Battle CB 6'0, 185 JR 22.0 2.8% 0.5 0.0 0 1 0
Sean Walters LB 6'2, 227 SR 19.5 2.5% 2.0 1.0 1 1 0
Marvin Gross Jr. S 6'3, 195 JR 18.5 2.4% 3.0 2.0 1 1 2
Nana Kyeremeh CB 5'10, 191 SR 11.5 1.5% 0.0 0.0 0 1 0
Khairi Sharif S 5'8, 184 SR 11.0 1.4% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Xavier Preston LB 6'2, 240 JR 9.5 1.2% 1.0 1.0 0 0 0
Reese Donahue DL 6'4, 260 FR 9.0 1.2% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Shane Commodore S 6'0, 207 JR 6.5 0.8% 0.0 0.0 0 0 1
Hodari Christian II LB 6'0, 225 JR 4.0 0.5% 2.0 0.0 0 0 0
Jon Lewis TE 6'3, 270 JR 3.5 0.5% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Jovanni Stewart S 5'8, 195 FR 2.0 0.3% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ -1.3 112
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.24 101
Punt Success Rate 55.2% 72
Kickoff Success Rate 55.0% 114
Punt Return Success Rate 19.0% 127
Kick Return Success Rate 40.6% 78
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Mike Molina 5'8, 180 JR 51-51 15-22 68.2%
Josh Lambert 5'11, 203 SR 0-0 1-2 50.0%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Billy Kinney 6'4, 213 SO 59 41.7 5 22 15 62.7%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Mike Molina 5'8, 180 JR 79 58.3 25 31.6% 0 4 0 0
Josh Lambert 5'11, 203 SR 1 42.0 0 0.0% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Gary Jennings 6'2, 203 SO 21 1.9 0 14 1 (1)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Shelton Gibson 6'0, 198 JR 29 21.8 0 0 0 (0)
Gary Jennings 6'2, 203 SO 2 14.0 0 0 1 (0)
Jovon Durante 6'0, 172 SO 1 16.0 0 0 0 (0)

Stats via SportSource Analytics