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2017 Iowa advanced statistical profile

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Iowa Hawkeyes (Big Ten West)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 8-5 | Second-order wins (diff.): 7.4 (-0.6) | S&P+ Rk: 49
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
2-Sep Wyoming 53 24-3 W 100% 31.3 93% 50% 95%
9-Sep at Iowa State 44 44-41 W 84% 9.2 71% 88% 25%
16-Sep North Texas 62 31-14 W 99% 22.9 89% 75% 82%
23-Sep Penn State 4 19-21 L 13% -10.2 30% 25% 39%
30-Sep at Michigan State 19 10-17 L 12% -10.8 29% 7% 77%
7-Oct Illinois 118 45-16 W 99% 22.8 85% 90% 60%
21-Oct at Northwestern 46 10-17 L 11% -11.3 28% 7% 76%
28-Oct Minnesota 97 17-10 W 85% 9.4 69% 19% 92%
4-Nov Ohio State 2 55-24 W 96% 16.1 81% 90% 40%
11-Nov at Wisconsin 6 14-38 L 0% -48.0 7% NULL 17%
18-Nov Purdue 41 15-24 L 21% -7.3 34% 19% 67%
24-Nov at Nebraska 103 56-14 W 100% 44.4 93% 96% 91%
27-Dec vs. Boston College 66 27-20 W 22% -7.1 33% 33% 55%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 24.0 107 20.6 15
Points Per Game 30.6 61 21.6 17
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 39.7% 91 41.4% 68 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.12 87 1.04 12 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 31.4 28 30.8 103 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.74 40 3.49 7 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 7.9 12 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-0.36
ACTUAL 7 26
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 102.9 62 104.2 52 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 38.1% 105 43.5% 84 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.81 107 0.81 21 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 99.8 73 94.6 89 100.0
Opportunity Rate 36.6% 90 39.0% 74 38.5%
Power Success Rate 61.1% 104 51.2% 5 67.7%
Stuff Rate 20.5% 86 17.4% 88 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Akrum Wadley RB 5'11, 195 SR 253 1114 10 4.4 4.6 34.4% 2 (1)
James Butler RB 5'9, 210 SR 91 396 1 4.4 3.8 36.3% 2 (1)
Toren Young RB 5'11, 220 FR 45 193 2 4.3 3.4 35.6% 0 (0)
Nate Stanley QB 6'5, 212 SO 24 61 0 2.5 1.5 29.2% 7 (5)
Ivory Kelly-Martin RB 5'11, 195 FR 20 184 3 9.2 6.8 65.0% 1 (1)
Ihmir Smith-Marsette WR 6'2, 175 FR 9 70 0 7.8 6.9 55.6% 1 (1)
Nick Easley WR 5'11, 203 JR 2 11 0 5.5 0.8 100.0% 1 (1)
Drake Kulick FB 6'1, 240 SR 2 2 1 1.0 0.0 0.0% 0 (0)
Noah Fant TE 6'5, 232 SO 2 -1 0 -0.5 0.0 0.0% 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+ 112.2 28 107.3 38 100.0
Passing Success Rate 41.5% 56 39.4% 56 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.44 66 1.27 10 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 96.7 76 112.2 46 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Nate Stanley 6'5, 212 SO 196 351 2437 26 6 55.8% 25 6.6% 6.0
Tyler Wiegers 6'4, 225 JR 1 2 3 1 0 50.0% 0 0.0% 1.5

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Nick Easley WR 5'11, 203 JR 83 51 530 4 10.4 6.4 61.4% 45.8% 24.1%
Noah Fant TE 6'5, 232 SO 59 30 494 11 16.5 8.4 50.8% 45.8% 17.2%
Matt VandeBerg WR 6'1, 195 SR 56 28 384 2 13.7 6.9 50.0% 41.1% 16.3%
Akrum Wadley RB 5'11, 195 SR 37 28 353 3 12.6 9.5 75.7% 48.6% 10.8%
T.J. Hockenson TE 6'5, 243 FR 36 25 337 3 13.5 9.4 69.4% 63.9% 10.5%
Ihmir Smith-Marsette WR 6'2, 175 FR 36 18 187 2 10.4 5.2 50.0% 36.1% 10.5%
James Butler RB 5'9, 210 SR 9 4 47 0 11.8 5.2 44.4% 22.2% 2.6%
Ivory Kelly-Martin RB 5'11, 195 FR 7 4 25 1 6.3 3.6 57.1% 28.6% 2.0%
Brandon Smith WR 6'3, 205 FR 7 3 15 0 5.0 2.1 42.9% 28.6% 2.0%
Drake Kulick FB 6'1, 240 SR 3 3 31 1 10.3 10.3 100.0% 66.7% 0.9%
Toren Young RB 5'11, 220 FR 2 1 23 0 23.0 11.5 50.0% 50.0% 0.6%
Nate Wieting TE 6'4, 250 SO 2 1 17 0 17.0 8.5 50.0% 50.0% 0.6%
Peter Pekar TE 6'4, 252 SR 2 1 9 0 9.0 4.5 50.0% 50.0% 0.6%
Brady Ross FB 6'1, 245 SO 2 1 5 0 5.0 2.5 50.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Tyler Kluver LS 6'0, 220 SR 1 1 18 0 18.0 18.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
A.J. Epenesa DE 6'5, 270 FR 1 1 15 0 15.0 15.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 104.5 52 105.4 42 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 44.9% 87 46.5% 65 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 0.96 110 0.96 20 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.69 100 3.03 80 2.92
SD Sack Rate 6.2% 90 4.7% 74 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 111.4 38 109.9 42 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 29.1% 82 29.6% 62 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.61 37 1.33 13 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 2.81 106 3.55 98 3.22
PD Sack Rate 6.5% 51 9.6% 25 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 92.7 90 100.4 63
Q2 S&P+ 111.5 41 117.4 26
Q3 S&P+ 115.8 30 104.0 56
Q4 S&P+ 110.6 34 116.7 13
1st Down S&P+ 111.3 33 108.8 35
2nd Down S&P+ 103.8 58 104.5 53
3rd Down S&P+ 99.4 73 118.4 17
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 59.2% 61 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 39.8% 32 35.3%
Adj. Pace +1.9 103 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 69.6% 103 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 56.3% 104 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 29.6% 106 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 18.5% 27 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 6.8% 22 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 5.4% 35 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 6.1% 80 6.5%
PD to INC 46.0% 2 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Josey Jewell MLB 6'2, 236 SR 101.5 13.5 (4.5) 18 2 (11) 1 34.1%
Bo Bower LB 6'2, 235 SR 65.0 3.5 (1) 9 0 (2) 1 41.6%
Ben Niemann LB 6'3, 230 SR 62.0 6 (1) 10 1 (5) 2 53.2%
Amani Hooker DB 6'0, 210 SO 48.5 0 (0) 2 2 (2) 0 82.1%
Jake Gervase DB 6'1, 210 JR 44.5 3 (0) 3 3 (6) 0 73.7%
Josh Jackson DB 6'1, 192 JR 41.0 0.5 (0) 1 8 (18) 1 70.8%
Miles Taylor DB 5'10, 203 SR 39.0 0 (0) 0 0 (1) 0 66.7%
Nathan Bazata DL 6'2, 287 SR 36.5 6.5 (3) 9 0 (1) 0 23.5%
Parker Hesse DE 6'3, 257 JR 33.5 10.5 (4) 9 1 (3) 2 23.3%
Manny Rugamba DB 6'0, 185 SO 33.5 0 (0) 0 0 (4) 0 80.6%
Anthony Nelson DE 6'7, 260 SO 31.0 9.5 (7.5) 6 0 (4) 2 17.1%
Michael Ojemudia DB 6'2, 190 SO 24.5 0 (0) 0 0 (1) 0 62.5%
Matt Nelson DE 6'8, 285 JR 16.5 2 (1) 4 0 (3) 0 26.1%
Matt Hankins DB 6'1, 175 FR 15.5 0 (0) 2 0 (1) 0 70.6%
Sam Brincks DE 6'5, 270 JR 12.0 1 (0) 2 0 (1) 0 26.3%
Geno Stone DB 6'0, 195 FR 12.0 0 (0) 0 1 (0) 0 90.0%
A.J. Epenesa DE 6'5, 270 FR 11.5 5.5 (4.5) 2 0 (1) 1 13.3%
Cedrick Lattimore DL 6'5, 295 SO 10.0 1.5 (1.5) 4 0 (0) 0 13.3%
Brady Reiff DL 6'3, 260 SO 8.5 1 (1) 1 1 (3) 1 15.4%
Amani Jones LB 6'0, 235 SO 6.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 0.0%
Kevin Ward OLB 6'1, 217 SR 6.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 25.0%
Nick Niemann LB 6'4, 220 FR 4.5 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Kristian Welch LB 6'3, 232 SO 4.0 0 (0) 1 1 (0) 0 40.0%
Noah Clayberg DB 5'11, 209 FR 4.0 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Aaron Mends LB 6'0, 227 JR 3.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 50.0%

* 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 38
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.36 15
Punt Success Rate 42.3% 124
Kickoff Success Rate 88.6% 11
Punt Return Success Rate 80.0% 5
Kick Return Success Rate 47.1% 53
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Miguel Recinos 6'1, 192 JR 44-44 11-13 84.6%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Colten Rastetter 6'2, 210 SO 55 37.8 0 10 12 40.0%
Ryan Gersonde 6'4, 185 FR 13 42.5 1 4 1 38.5%
Nate Stanley 6'5, 212 SO 3 37.0 1 0 2 66.7%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Miguel Recinos 6'1, 192 JR 70 62.8 32 45.7% 1 0 2 1
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Matt VandeBerg 6'1, 195 SR 14 5.4 0 19 1 (1)
Josh Jackson 6'1, 192 JR 5 7.2 0 10 0 (0)
Max Cooper 6'0, 175 FR 1 12.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Ivory Kelly-Martin 5'11, 195 FR 19 21.3 0 0 0 (0)
Akrum Wadley 5'11, 195 SR 9 30.1 0 0 0 (0)
Ihmir Smith-Marsette 6'2, 175 FR 4 33.5 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Geno Stone DB 6'0, 195 FR 6.0 20.8
Amani Jones LB 6'0, 235 SO 5.5 13.9
Nick Niemann LB 6'4, 220 FR 4.5 12.0
Noah Clayberg DB 5'11, 209 FR 4.0 5.3 15.0
Michael Ojemudia DB 6'2, 190 SO 4.0 7.0 17.0

Stats via SportSource Analytics