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2017 Georgia Tech advanced statistical profile

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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (ACC Coastal)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 5-6 | Second-order wins (diff.): 6.6 (1.6) | S&P+ Rk: 73
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
4-Sep vs. Tennessee 107 41-42 L 77% 6.7 62% 91% 22%
9-Sep Jacksonville State N/A 37-10 W 99% 23.3 86% 72% 82%
23-Sep Pittsburgh 82 35-17 W 100% 36.4 94% 89% 93%
30-Sep North Carolina 94 33-7 W 100% 34.8 92% 82% 92%
14-Oct at Miami-FL 17 24-25 L 22% -7.3 35% 29% 50%
21-Oct Wake Forest 37 38-24 W 96% 16.2 82% 84% 51%
28-Oct at Clemson 8 10-24 L 0% -28.5 11% 7% 33%
4-Nov at Virginia 85 36-40 L 65% 3.7 58% 61% 47%
11-Nov Virginia Tech 29 28-22 W 99% 20.1 87% 65% 80%
18-Nov at Duke 65 20-43 L 0% -31.3 7% 25% 9%
25-Nov Georgia 3 7-38 L 0% -39.0 8% 4% 19%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 28.7 61 27.7 65
Points Per Game 28.1 76 26.5 51
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 43.7% 45 45.1% 102 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.12 85 1.08 28 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 29.5 78 30.7 97 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 5.02 17 4.53 82 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED -1.4 81 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-1.65
ACTUAL -5 97
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 120.9 13 95.1 86 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 47.6% 14 47.3% 107 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.96 39 0.87 50 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 111.3 26 95.2 86 100.0
Opportunity Rate 40.0% 48 43.5% 116 38.5%
Power Success Rate 80.3% 6 61.1% 24 67.7%
Stuff Rate 15.4% 16 15.3% 113 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
TaQuon Marshall QB 5'10, 185 JR 229 1255 17 5.5 7.1 36.7% 9 (2)
KirVonte Benson BB 5'9, 211 SO 204 1053 6 5.2 4.2 38.7% 4 (4)
Qua Searcy AB 5'11, 174 JR 36 217 1 6.0 4.6 47.2% 0 (0)
Nathan Cottrell AB 5'11, 193 SO 33 271 0 8.2 10.5 45.5% 3 (0)
Clinton Lynch AB 6'0, 190 JR 28 209 0 7.5 7.3 53.6% 0 (0)
Jerry Howard BB 6'0, 215 FR 23 175 2 7.6 9.0 39.1% 1 (1)
J.J. Green AB 5'9, 188 SR 23 153 2 6.7 6.6 47.8% 1 (1)
Quaide Weimerskirch BB 6'0, 217 SO 16 70 1 4.4 2.9 37.5% 1 (1)
Matthew Jordan QB 6'2, 208 JR 14 66 1 4.7 1.7 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+ 87.5 108 98.0 75 100.0
Passing Success Rate 26.4% 130 42.9% 88 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 2.44 2 1.31 23 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 50.8 126 63.9 116 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
TaQuon Marshall 5'10, 185 JR 43 116 927 10 5 37.1% 19 14.1% 6.1
Matthew Jordan 6'2, 208 JR 0 1 0 0 0 0.0% 1 50.0% -5.0

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Ricky Jeune WR 6'3, 212 SR 52 25 545 6 21.8 10.5 48.1% 40.4% 46.8%
Brad Stewart WR 6'1, 197 JR 16 4 99 1 24.8 6.2 25.0% 25.0% 14.4%
Qua Searcy AB 5'11, 174 JR 13 4 130 1 32.5 10.0 30.8% 30.8% 11.7%
Clinton Lynch AB 6'0, 190 JR 8 3 43 0 14.3 5.4 37.5% 25.0% 7.2%
J.J. Green AB 5'9, 188 SR 7 3 30 2 10.0 4.3 42.9% 42.9% 6.3%
Jalen Camp WR 6'2, 213 SO 6 1 49 0 49.0 8.2 16.7% 16.7% 5.4%
KirVonte Benson BB 5'9, 211 SO 5 2 16 0 8.0 3.2 40.0% 20.0% 4.5%
Jerry Howard BB 6'0, 215 FR 2 1 15 0 15.0 7.5 50.0% 50.0% 1.8%
TaQuon Marshall QB 5'10, 185 JR 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
Nathan Cottrell AB 5'11, 193 SO 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 110.4 32 96.3 83 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 48.3% 45 51.1% 108 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 0.89 123 0.98 27 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.24 22 3.23 103 2.92
SD Sack Rate 13.7% 130 3.0% 109 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 121.3 18 101.8 65 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 31.5% 56 29.6% 58 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 2.09 1 1.56 85 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.14 78 3.31 77 3.22
PD Sack Rate 14.9% 125 6.1% 93 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 124.5 18 110.0 35
Q2 S&P+ 97.2 86 89.2 103
Q3 S&P+ 130.5 10 95.3 86
Q4 S&P+ 103.5 61 90.2 111
1st Down S&P+ 98.3 69 100.8 63
2nd Down S&P+ 129.1 7 78.9 123
3rd Down S&P+ 116.4 28 116.4 23
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 89.7% 3 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 59.8% 4 35.3%
Adj. Pace -0.2 57 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 75.9% 52 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 55.5% 111 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 35.2% 65 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 13.1% 109 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 4.7% 68 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 2.2% 120 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 6.3% 77 6.5%
PD to INC 29.9% 102 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Victor Alexander LB 5'10, 235 JR 50.5 2 (2) 3 0 (1) 0 53.3%
Lawrence Austin DB 5'9, 187 SR 49.0 2 (0) 5 1 (4) 0 64.9%
A.J. Gray DB 6'1, 218 JR 48.5 2.5 (1) 2 2 (2) 0 57.4%
Corey Griffin DB 6'2, 199 SR 43.5 3 (0) 5 1 (3) 0 60.0%
Brant Mitchell LB 6'2, 236 JR 42.0 1.5 (1) 3 0 (3) 0 49.0%
Lance Austin DB 5'10, 188 SR 37.0 2 (0) 0 0 (5) 0 74.3%
Antonio Simmons DL 6'3, 246 SR 28.5 8 (5.5) 2 0 (0) 2 27.6%
Bruce Jordan-Swilling LB 6'1, 209 FR 28.0 2 (0) 3 1 (1) 1 40.6%
Step Durham DB 5'11, 194 SR 27.5 1 (1) 4 1 (5) 1 69.7%
Anree Saint-Amour DL 6'3, 247 JR 25.5 5.5 (2.5) 8 0 (0) 1 31.3%
Terrell Lewis LB 6'2, 227 SR 20.0 1 (0) 2 0 (0) 0 72.2%
Brentavious Glanton DL 6'3, 293 SO 18.0 3 (0) 4 0 (1) 0 19.0%
KeShun Freeman DL 6'2, 250 SR 17.0 3 (0) 4 0 (0) 0 22.7%
Jalen Johnson DB 6'3, 216 JR 17.0 1 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 45.5%
Desmond Branch DL 6'3, 270 JR 16.0 3.5 (1) 7 0 (3) 0 15.0%
T.D. Roof LB 5'11, 205 FR 16.0 2 (2) 0 0 (0) 0 66.7%
Zach Matthews DB 6'2, 198 JR 10.5 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Ajani Kerr DB 6'0, 189 FR 9.5 0 (0) 0 0 (3) 0 83.3%
Brandon Adams DL 6'2, 329 SO 8.0 1 (0) 1 0 (1) 0 50.0%
Lamont Simmons DB 6'2, 202 JR 8.0 0 (0) 0 0 (2) 0 50.0%
Christian Campbell DB 6'2, 205 SO 6.5 1 (0) 1 0 (1) 0 66.7%
Shaun Kagawa DB 5'11, 198 SR 6.5 1 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 83.3%
Jaquan Henderson LB 6'1, 197 FR 5.0 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Tre' Jackson LB 5'10, 222 JR 4.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 0.0%
Kyle Cerge-Henderson DL 6'1, 298 JR 4.0 0 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 20.0%

* 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+ -0.4 103
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.22 101
Punt Success Rate 70.0% 17
Kickoff Success Rate 52.6% 125
Punt Return Success Rate 41.2% 83
Kick Return Success Rate 30.8% 116
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Shawn Davis 6'2, 205 SO 19-20 2-4 50.0%
Brenton King 6'0, 167 FR 15-16 5-6 83.3%
Bennett Barton 6'1, 197 SR 0-1 0-0 #DIV/0!
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Pressley Harvin III 6'0, 240 FR 50 44.1 1 15 17 64.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Shawn Davis 6'2, 205 SO 27 59.8 8 29.6% 0 1 0 0
Brenton King 6'0, 167 FR 24 59.6 1 4.2% 0 1 1 0
Bennett Barton 6'1, 197 SR 5 55.4 1 20.0% 1 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Brad Stewart 6'1, 197 JR 16 6.6 0 20 2 (0)
Antonio Simmons 6'3, 246 SR 1 20.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Nathan Cottrell 5'11, 193 SO 23 20.4 0 0 3 (0)
Omahri Jarrett 5'10, 174 SO 8 18.0 0 0 0 (0)
Jerry Howard 6'0, 215 FR 4 16.0 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Zach Matthews DB 6'2, 198 JR 10.5 1.7 24.8
T.D. Roof LB 5'11, 205 FR 7.5 34.0 15.6
Jalen Johnson DB 6'3, 216 JR 7.0 3.3 27.5
Jaquan Henderson LB 6'1, 197 FR 5.0 2.0 32.3
Tre' Jackson LB 5'10, 222 JR 3.5 22.8

Stats via SportSource Analytics