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2017 Alabama advanced statistical profile

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Alabama Crimson Tide (SEC West)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 13-1 | Second-order wins (diff.): 12.3 (-0.7) | S&P+ Rk: 2
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
2-Sep vs. Florida State 43 24-7 W 97% 17.1 83% 21% 96%
9-Sep Fresno State 23 41-10 W 100% 40.5 96% 90% 92%
16-Sep Colorado State 44 41-23 W 100% 26.9 92% 89% 72%
23-Sep at Vanderbilt 80 59-0 W 100% 49.0 96% 98% NULL
30-Sep Ole Miss 42 66-3 W 100% 40.4 96% 96% 94%
7-Oct at Texas A&M 61 27-19 W 83% 8.9 68% 46% 75%
14-Oct Arkansas 91 41-9 W 100% 44.9 94% 95% 95%
21-Oct Tennessee 107 45-7 W 100% 46.5 94% 91% 99%
4-Nov LSU 19 24-10 W 81% 8.0 69% 35% 84%
11-Nov at Mississippi State 28 31-24 W 94% 14.6 80% 72% 67%
18-Nov Mercer N/A 56-0 W 100% 54.7 94% 98% 98%
25-Nov at Auburn 10 14-26 L 5% -15.0 22% 13% 55%
1-Jan vs. Clemson 8 24-6 W 100% 29.5 93% 31% 98%
8-Jan vs. Georgia 3 26-23 W 72% 12.5 75% 44% 83%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 33.6 23 13.8 1
Points Per Game 37.1 15 11.9 1
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 45.8% 17 33.7% 7 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.26 27 1.02 8 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 33.9 3 25.1 2 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.81 33 3.35 4 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 7.7 13 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+2.27
ACTUAL 14 5
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 122.6 12 146.6 1 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 47.5% 15 33.5% 5 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.01 28 0.67 3 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 121.1 6 123.4 7 100.0
Opportunity Rate 45.8% 4 30.2% 4 38.5%
Power Success Rate 77.1% 16 76.7% 111 67.7%
Stuff Rate 13.3% 4 22.1% 38 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Damien Harris RB 5'11, 221 JR 135 1000 11 7.4 7.4 46.7% 0 (0)
Jalen Hurts QB 6'2, 218 SO 130 981 8 7.5 6.7 51.5% 4 (2)
Bo Scarbrough RB 6'2, 235 JR 124 596 8 4.8 4.5 33.9% 0 (0)
Najee Harris RB 6'2, 227 FR 61 370 3 6.1 4.6 47.5% 0 (0)
Josh Jacobs RB 5'10, 212 SO 46 284 1 6.2 4.8 45.7% 0 (0)
Brian Robinson Jr. RB 6'1, 218 FR 24 165 2 6.9 3.5 62.5% 0 (0)
Tua Tagovailoa QB 6'1, 219 FR 24 161 2 6.7 5.7 50.0% 1 (0)
Ronnie Clark RB 6'2, 224 JR 21 107 1 5.1 2.8 42.9% 1 (1)
Calvin Ridley WR 6'1, 190 JR 2 17 0 8.5 5.5 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+ 133.4 3 135.0 5 100.0
Passing Success Rate 43.2% 38 34.0% 13 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.65 17 1.38 45 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 84 92 122.7 29 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Jalen Hurts 6'2, 218 SO 154 254 2081 17 1 60.6% 24 8.6% 7.0
Tua Tagovailoa 6'1, 219 FR 49 77 636 11 2 63.6% 3 3.8% 7.6

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Calvin Ridley WR 6'1, 190 JR 99 63 967 5 15.4 9.8 63.6% 54.5% 30.9%
Robert Foster WR 6'2, 194 SR 30 14 174 1 12.4 5.8 46.7% 26.7% 9.4%
Jerry Jeudy WR 6'1, 187 FR 27 14 264 2 18.9 9.8 51.9% 48.1% 8.4%
Cam Sims WR 6'5, 214 SR 27 14 207 1 14.8 7.7 51.9% 51.9% 8.4%
Bo Scarbrough RB 6'2, 235 JR 22 17 109 0 6.4 5.0 77.3% 40.9% 6.9%
Henry Ruggs III WR 6'0, 175 FR 21 12 229 6 19.1 10.9 57.1% 57.1% 6.6%
Irv Smith Jr. TE 6'4, 246 SO 18 14 128 3 9.1 7.1 77.8% 44.4% 5.6%
DeVonta Smith WR 6'1, 165 FR 15 7 156 3 22.3 10.4 46.7% 40.0% 4.7%
Josh Jacobs RB 5'10, 212 SO 14 14 168 2 12.0 12.0 100.0% 57.1% 4.4%
Damien Harris RB 5'11, 221 JR 14 12 91 0 7.6 6.5 85.7% 64.3% 4.4%
Hale Hentges TE 6'5, 249 JR 12 7 75 3 10.7 6.3 58.3% 50.0% 3.8%
Najee Harris RB 6'2, 227 FR 10 6 45 0 7.5 4.5 60.0% 30.0% 3.1%
Derek Kief WR 6'4, 204 JR 2 2 34 1 17.0 17.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.6%
Major Tennison TE 6'5, 245 FR 2 2 30 0 15.0 15.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.6%
Xavian Marks WR 5'8, 174 JR 1 1 24 0 24.0 24.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Miller Forristall TE 6'5, 238 SO 1 1 12 0 12.0 12.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 125.7 4 138.5 2 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 51.4% 15 38.6% 5 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.16 26 0.87 4 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.53 3 2.38 12 2.92
SD Sack Rate 9.3% 122 7.5% 17 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 115.8 28 133.4 7 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 29.8% 77 24.9% 9 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.73 17 1.44 43 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.84 9 3.12 58 3.22
PD Sack Rate 10.4% 107 10.2% 18 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 153.4 3 175.3 2
Q2 S&P+ 126.5 11 150.3 2
Q3 S&P+ 134.9 4 141.0 7
Q4 S&P+ 108.0 43 134.1 4
1st Down S&P+ 136.3 2 156.4 1
2nd Down S&P+ 124.3 11 162.0 1
3rd Down S&P+ 117.8 25 125.6 13
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 65.9% 30 59.9%
Pass Downs Run Rate 40.4% 28 35.3%
Adj. Pace -0.5 52 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 68.8% 105 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 58.6% 82 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 35.8% 56 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 21.2% 4 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 4.9% 62 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 7.2% 9 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 9.1% 7 6.5%
PD to INC 43.1% 5 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Ronnie Harrison DB 6'3, 214 JR 58.5 4.5 (2.5) 5 3 (4) 0 59.7%
Rashaan Evans LB 6'3, 234 SR 54.5 13 (6) 8 0 (3) 1 39.2%
Minkah Fitzpatrick DB 6'1, 202 JR 49.0 8 (1.5) 6 1 (8) 1 39.3%
Raekwon Davis DL 6'7, 306 SO 46.5 10 (8.5) 3 1 (0) 0 18.8%
Hootie Jones DB 6'2, 215 SR 42.0 1 (0) 1 2 (2) 0 70.8%
Levi Wallace DB 6'0, 183 SR 39.5 4.5 (2) 1 3 (15) 0 64.6%
Anthony Averett DB 6'0, 185 SR 39.5 4 (1) 5 1 (8) 0 60.0%
Da'Ron Payne DL 6'2, 308 JR 37.0 1 (1) 7 1 (3) 0 24.5%
Isaiah Buggs DL 6'5, 293 JR 35.5 4 (1.5) 10 0 (0) 0 19.6%
Anfernee Jennings LB 6'3, 262 SO 30.5 6 (1) 14 0 (2) 2 12.2%
Mack Wilson LB 6'2, 236 SO 30.5 2.5 (0) 4 4 (2) 0 43.2%
Shaun Dion Hamilton LB 6'0, 235 SR 30.0 5.5 (2.5) 8 0 (2) 1 30.0%
Keith Holcombe LB 6'4, 236 JR 26.5 2 (1) 1 0 (3) 0 46.2%
Dylan Moses LB 6'3, 232 FR 24.5 5.5 (1.5) 3 1 (0) 1 32.0%
Tony Brown DB 6'0, 198 SR 24.5 1 (0) 2 1 (2) 0 37.9%
Deionte Thompson DB 6'2, 194 SO 21.5 1 (0) 4 1 (1) 0 52.4%
Da'Shawn Hand DL 6'4, 288 SR 18.0 3.5 (3) 4 0 (1) 0 29.6%
Quinnen Williams DL 6'4, 285 FR 15.5 6.5 (2) 7 0 (0) 0 15.0%
Terrell Lewis LB 6'5, 254 SO 13.0 2 (1) 4 0 (1) 0 14.3%
Joshua Frazier DL 6'4, 315 SR 11.5 2.5 (0) 3 0 (3) 1 20.0%
Johnny Dwight DL 6'3, 301 JR 7.5 3.5 (1) 4 0 (0) 0 22.2%
Jamey Mosley LB 6'5, 248 JR 7.5 1.5 (1) 3 0 (1) 0 25.0%
Daniel Wright DB 6'1, 185 FR 7.0 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Xavier McKinney DB 6'1, 197 FR 6.5 1.5 (0) 2 0 (0) 0 71.4%
Christian Miller LB 6'4, 240 JR 5.0 2 (1) 1 0 (0) 0 16.7%

* Stuffs are rushes stopped at or behind the line. They are not necessarily tackles for loss (since they include zero-yard gains), so adding sacks and stuffs won't necessarily equal TFLs. Also: the figure is based on how many stuffs a tackler has taken part in -- solo tackles and assist tackles count for the same amount.

** For defenders, Success Rate is defined as the offense's success rate on plays in which the defender made a tackle. The lower the number, the better for the defender. On average, due to proximity to the line of scrimmage, defensive linemen will produce lower success rates than linebackers, who producer lower rates than defensive backs.

Special Teams

Rating Rank
Special Teams S&P+ 0.2 52
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.13 91
Punt Success Rate 72.7% 9
Kickoff Success Rate 86.9% 16
Punt Return Success Rate 52.6% 49
Kick Return Success Rate 31.6% 114
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Andy Pappanastos 5'11, 190 SR 56-56 18-25 72.0%
JK Scott 6'6, 204 SR 8-8 1-3 33.3%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
JK Scott 6'6, 204 SR 54 43.0 4 27 28 101.9%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
JK Scott 6'6, 204 SR 99 63.2 45 45.5% 0 2 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Trevon Diggs 6'2, 195 SO 18 8.6 0 22 3 (0)
Xavian Marks 5'8, 174 JR 11 7.5 0 6 3 (1)
Henry Ruggs III 6'0, 175 FR 8 5.8 0 7 2 (1)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Henry Ruggs III 6'0, 175 FR 13 18.4 0 0 0 (0)
Josh Jacobs 5'10, 212 SO 4 21.5 0 0 0 (0)
Trevon Diggs 6'2, 195 SO 2 37.0 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Keith Holcombe LB 6'4, 236 JR 7.5 0.0 25.6
Daniel Wright DB 6'1, 185 FR 7.0 15.0
Minkah Fitzpatrick DB 6'1, 202 JR 3.5 13.0
Dylan Moses LB 6'3, 232 FR 3.5 15.6
Hootie Jones DB 6'2, 215 SR 3.5 20.2

Stats via SportSource Analytics