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2017 Iowa State advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/4/18

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Iowa State Cyclones (Big 12)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 8-5 | Second-order wins (diff.): 6.8 (-1.2) | S&P+ Rk: 44
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
2-Sep Northern Iowa N/A 42-24 W 91% 12.4 74% 65% 62%
9-Sep Iowa 49 41-44 L 16% -9.2 30% 75% 12%
16-Sep at Akron 112 41-14 W 100% 29.0 89% 89% 77%
28-Sep Texas 50 7-17 L 14% -10.0 29% 9% 83%
7-Oct at Oklahoma 9 38-31 W 35% -3.5 43% 68% 25%
14-Oct Kansas 125 45-0 W 100% 33.3 90% 54% NULL
21-Oct at Texas Tech 58 31-13 W 95% 15.5 80% 54% 80%
28-Oct TCU 14 14-7 W 35% -3.6 43% 5% 85%
4-Nov at West Virginia 63 16-20 L 2% -19.6 15% 13% 40%
11-Nov Oklahoma State 12 42-49 L 11% -11.3 28% 74% 10%
18-Nov at Baylor 106 23-13 W 77% 6.8 62% 30% 80%
25-Nov at Kansas State 64 19-20 L 61% 2.5 57% 32% 76%
30-Dec vs. Memphis 20 21-20 W 39% -2.5 46% 37% 55%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 27.9 71 23.2 31
Points Per Game 31.7 53 22.7 26
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 41.2% 71 39.7% 53 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.14 76 1.15 53 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 29.5 79 27.9 27 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.63 48 4.11 37 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED -2.1 87 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+4.65
ACTUAL 10 15
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 91.6 101 117.4 22 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 37.2% 111 35.9% 16 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.79 117 0.84 34 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 91.3 113 107.2 40 100.0
Opportunity Rate 32.9% 119 32.2% 10 38.5%
Power Success Rate 61.3% 100 65.8% 55 67.7%
Stuff Rate 20.2% 81 23.7% 16 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
David Montgomery RB 5'11, 219 SO 258 1146 11 4.4 4.6 33.3% 1 (1)
Joel Lanning LB 6'2, 230 SR 40 135 2 3.4 2.0 30.0% 0 (0)
Mike Warren RB 6'0, 211 JR 34 105 1 3.1 2.2 23.5% 0 (0)
Sheldon Croney Jr. RB 5'11, 201 SO 31 159 1 5.1 3.1 48.4% 0 (0)
Kyle Kempt QB 6'5, 210 SR 19 84 0 4.4 4.8 31.6% 2 (0)
Jacob Park QB 6'4, 210 JR 6 46 1 7.7 11.5 33.3% 0 (0)
Johnnie Lang RB 5'8, 189 FR 4 5 0 1.3 0.9 25.0% 0 (0)
Trever Ryen WR 5'11, 193 SR 2 7 0 3.5 1.0 50.0% 1 (0)
Nick Leach RB 6'2, 210 JR 2 3 0 1.5 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+ 103.3 53 100.2 65 100.0
Passing Success Rate 44.3% 30 43.5% 96 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.37 92 1.41 54 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 146.8 22 97.5 72 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Kyle Kempt 6'5, 210 SR 161 243 1787 15 3 66.3% 12 4.7% 6.7
Jacob Park 6'4, 210 JR 100 162 1181 9 5 61.7% 5 3.0% 6.9
Zeb Noland 6'2, 222 FR 36 66 533 2 1 54.5% 1 1.5% 7.8

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Allen Lazard WR 6'5, 222 SR 130 71 941 10 13.3 7.2 54.6% 46.2% 28.3%
Hakeem Butler WR 6'6, 219 SO 69 41 697 7 17.0 10.1 59.4% 46.4% 15.0%
Marchie Murdock WR 6'1, 205 SR 61 41 513 5 12.5 8.4 67.2% 55.7% 13.3%
Trever Ryen WR 5'11, 193 SR 58 47 469 1 10.0 8.1 81.0% 55.2% 12.6%
David Montgomery RB 5'11, 219 SO 46 36 296 0 8.2 6.4 78.3% 37.0% 10.0%
Deshaunte Jones WR 5'10, 179 SO 42 29 319 0 11.0 7.6 69.0% 45.2% 9.2%
Matthew Eaton WR 6'4, 209 JR 28 21 208 4 9.9 7.4 75.0% 64.3% 6.1%
Sheldon Croney Jr. RB 5'11, 201 SO 9 6 51 0 8.5 5.7 66.7% 33.3% 2.0%
Chase Allen TE 6'7, 230 FR 8 4 39 0 9.8 4.9 50.0% 50.0% 1.7%
Jalen Martin WR 6'3, 208 FR 4 2 22 0 11.0 5.5 50.0% 25.0% 0.9%
Landen Akers WR 6'0, 188 FR 1 1 34 0 34.0 34.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.2%
Sam Seonbuchner TE 6'3, 232 JR 1 1 5 0 5.0 5.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.2%
Joel Lanning LB 6'2, 230 SR 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Mike Warren RB 6'0, 211 JR 1 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 98.5 74 106.2 38 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 46.1% 74 45.2% 51 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.05 59 1.04 58 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.62 107 2.65 40 2.92
SD Sack Rate 2.7% 14 4.4% 76 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 100.4 69 116.2 26 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 30.8% 67 28.0% 35 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.41 103 1.54 78 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 2.01 127 2.76 23 3.22
PD Sack Rate 5.4% 33 8.1% 51 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 93.5 88 112.6 33
Q2 S&P+ 84.6 118 117.3 28
Q3 S&P+ 104.2 61 116.3 23
Q4 S&P+ 113.2 25 107.0 34
1st Down S&P+ 95.1 90 119.8 16
2nd Down S&P+ 93.0 98 120.2 16
3rd Down S&P+ 108.4 46 92.8 92
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 53.4% 99 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 23.2% 124 35.3%
Adj. Pace +1.3 90 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 76.9% 43 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 58.3% 85 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 34.1% 81 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 17.6% 41 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 5.3% 50 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 6.0% 17 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 6.3% 73 6.5%
PD to INC 36.0% 44 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Joel Lanning LB 6'2, 230 SR 82.5 11 (6) 16 1 (2) 0 34.5%
Marcel Spears Jr. LB 6'1, 215 SO 81.5 8.5 (1) 16 2 (3) 2 37.0%
Brian Peavy DB 5'9, 190 JR 68.5 6 (0) 8 2 (9) 1 54.5%
Reggie Wilkerson DB 5'11, 180 SR 63.0 1.5 (0) 3 1 (3) 0 70.0%
Willie Harvey LB 6'0, 222 JR 56.0 11.5 (4) 13 1 (5) 1 28.9%
Kamari Cotton-Moya DB 6'2, 198 SR 49.5 3 (0) 4 3 (2) 0 53.3%
D'Andre Payne DB 5'10, 180 JR 43.5 6 (0) 2 1 (2) 0 58.7%
Evrett Edwards DB 6'0, 188 SR 43.0 4.5 (0) 6 0 (1) 1 58.8%
J.D. Waggoner DE 6'3, 248 SR 33.5 13.5 (4.5) 15 0 (1) 1 7.1%
JaQuan Bailey DE 6'2, 260 SO 26.5 11 (7) 7 0 (3) 2 20.6%
De'Monte Ruth DB 5'10, 170 JR 25.5 2 (0) 1 0 (3) 0 63.0%
Mackenro Alexander LB 5'11, 192 SR 20.0 0.5 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 38.9%
Ray Lima DL 6'3, 306 SO 19.5 4.5 (0) 7 0 (0) 0 12.0%
Lawrence White DB 6'0, 178 FR 13.0 0 (0) 0 0 (1) 0 87.5%
Braxton Lewis DB 5'11, 184 SO 12.0 1 (0) 1 1 (0) 0 37.5%
Eyioma Uwazurike DE 6'6, 288 FR 11.5 4 (0.5) 6 0 (0) 0 18.8%
Jatairis Grant DB 6'0, 191 FR 11.5 0 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 50.0%
Vernell Trent DL 6'3, 282 SR 10.5 1 (0) 4 0 (0) 1 26.7%
Bobby McMillen III LB 6'2, 230 SO 8.0 1 (1) 1 0 (0) 0 0.0%
Spencer Benton DE 6'2, 247 JR 7.0 1.5 (0.5) 4 0 (0) 0 45.5%
Jack Spreen LB 6'1, 218 SR 5.0 1 (0) 2 0 (1) 0 33.3%
Reggan Northrup LB 6'1, 208 JR 4.5 0 (0) 1 0 (1) 0 16.7%
Carson Epps WR 6'1, 211 JR 4.0 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Tymar Sutton LB 5'10, 222 FR 3.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 100.0%
Carson Lensing DE 6'4, 255 FR 3.0 1.5 (1.5) 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+ 0.0 68
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.00 70
Punt Success Rate 58.5% 62
Kickoff Success Rate 76.3% 54
Punt Return Success Rate 45.0% 72
Kick Return Success Rate 41.4% 82
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Garrett Owens 5'8, 180 SR 45-45 17-22 77.3%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Colin Downing 6'0, 190 SR 66 40.6 4 26 19 68.2%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Chris Francis 6'0, 186 JR 67 62.7 38 56.7% 0 2 0 0
Garrett Owens 5'8, 180 SR 9 60.9 3 33.3% 0 1 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Trever Ryen 5'11, 193 SR 18 10.1 1 11 1 (0)
Allen Lazard 6'5, 222 SR 2 0.0 0 11 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Landen Akers 6'0, 188 FR 14 20.9 0 0 0 (0)
Mike Warren 6'0, 211 JR 9 20.7 0 0 0 (0)
Tymar Sutton 5'10, 222 FR 2 7.0 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Jatairis Grant DB 6'0, 191 FR 9.5 22.6
Mackenro Alexander LB 5'11, 192 SR 6.0 23.2
Bobby McMillen III LB 6'2, 230 SO 5.5 9.0 23.0
Braxton Lewis DB 5'11, 184 SO 5.0 3.8 19.0
Carson Epps WR 6'1, 211 JR 4.0 3.0 19.5

Stats via SportSource Analytics