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2017 Kentucky advanced statistical profile

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Kentucky Wildcats (SEC East)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 7-6 | Second-order wins (diff.): 4.6 (-2.4) | S&P+ Rk: 90
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
2-Sep at Southern Miss 40 24-17 W 6% -14.6 24% 17% 60%
9-Sep Eastern Kentucky N/A 27-16 W 79% 7.4 66% 54% 66%
16-Sep at South Carolina 60 23-13 W 57% 1.7 54% 38% 63%
23-Sep Florida 86 27-28 L 22% -7.1 32% 49% 38%
30-Sep Eastern Michigan 70 24-20 W 16% -9.0 31% 22% 62%
7-Oct Missouri 35 40-34 W 35% -3.6 44% 76% 22%
21-Oct at Mississippi State 28 7-45 L 0% -33.3 8% 6% 21%
28-Oct Tennessee 107 29-26 W 67% 3.9 56% 74% 37%
4-Nov Ole Miss 42 34-37 L 36% -3.3 44% 68% 24%
11-Nov at Vanderbilt 80 44-21 W 65% 3.6 58% 85% 34%
18-Nov at Georgia 3 13-42 L 0% -33.6 9% 14% 10%
25-Nov Louisville 16 17-44 L 0% -37.0 7% 19% 9%
29-Dec vs. Northwestern 46 23-24 L 73% 5.5 64% 43% 69%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 28.1 69 31.8 97
Points Per Game 27.7 80 30.6 79
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 42.1% 59 46.2% 110 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.17 61 1.14 50 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 30.6 37 27.9 26 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.33 80 4.51 76 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 0.9 56 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+0.82
ACTUAL 3 45
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 104.4 58 90.9 99 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 42.6% 67 47.4% 108 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.93 47 0.90 60 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 104.1 50 91.5 101 100.0
Opportunity Rate 38.5% 67 44.4% 122 38.5%
Power Success Rate 71.4% 38 73.5% 102 67.7%
Stuff Rate 17.8% 40 15.1% 117 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Benny Snell, Jr. RB 5'11, 223 SO 262 1333 19 5.1 5.1 36.6% 2 (2)
Sihiem King RB 5'9, 172 JR 79 364 2 4.6 4.9 36.7% 1 (1)
Stephen Johnson QB 6'2, 185 SR 77 537 5 7.0 6.4 49.4% 5 (2)
Asim Rose RB 6'1, 212 FR 15 37 0 2.5 2.6 20.0% 0 (0)
Lynn Bowden WR 6'1, 190 FR 12 37 0 3.1 1.5 33.3% 1 (0)
Blake Bone WR 6'5, 213 SR 2 22 1 11.0 14.5 50.0% 0 (0)
Garrett Johnson WR 5'11, 175 SR 2 12 0 6.0 3.5 50.0% 2 (1)
Drew Barker QB 6'3, 222 JR 1 8 0 8.0 2.0 100.0% 2 (1)
Kash Daniel LB 6'1, 248 SO 1 6 0 6.0 1.0 100.0% 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+ 111.1 33 93.2 92 100.0
Passing Success Rate 41.5% 57 45.1% 109 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.46 60 1.37 45 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 89.8 87 118.8 34 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Stephen Johnson 6'2, 185 SR 189 316 2305 10 6 59.8% 27 7.9% 6.2
Drew Barker 6'3, 222 JR 4 7 49 0 0 57.1% 4 36.4% 2.4

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Garrett Johnson WR 5'11, 175 SR 72 48 539 2 11.2 7.5 66.7% 50.0% 22.4%
Tavin Richardson WR 6'3, 214 SO 48 27 371 1 13.7 7.7 56.2% 50.0% 15.0%
Kayaune Ross WR 6'6, 225 SR 31 19 286 0 15.1 9.2 61.3% 54.8% 9.7%
Blake Bone WR 6'5, 213 SR 27 13 234 2 18.0 8.7 48.1% 48.1% 8.4%
Charles Walker WR 5'11, 203 SR 27 15 180 0 12.0 6.7 55.6% 51.9% 8.4%
C.J. Conrad TE 6'5, 245 JR 25 16 286 4 17.9 11.4 64.0% 56.0% 7.8%
Lynn Bowden WR 6'1, 190 FR 23 18 266 0 14.8 11.6 78.3% 52.2% 7.2%
Sihiem King RB 5'9, 172 JR 18 15 86 0 5.7 4.8 83.3% 27.8% 5.6%
Benny Snell, Jr. RB 5'11, 223 SO 14 10 72 0 7.2 5.1 71.4% 21.4% 4.4%
Isaiah Epps WR 6'2, 185 FR 12 4 55 0 13.8 4.6 33.3% 25.0% 3.7%
Josh Ali WR 6'0, 180 FR 9 3 25 0 8.3 2.8 33.3% 11.1% 2.8%
Justin Rigg TE 6'6, 246 SO 5 3 40 0 13.3 8.0 60.0% 60.0% 1.6%
Greg Hart TE 6'5, 245 SR 5 3 25 1 8.3 5.0 60.0% 40.0% 1.6%
Stephen Johnson QB 6'2, 185 SR 2 1 32 0 32.0 16.0 50.0% 50.0% 0.6%
Clevan Thomas WR 5'11, 205 FR 2 1 4 0 4.0 2.0 50.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Asim Rose RB 6'1, 212 FR 1 1 1 0 1.0 1.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 104.8 50 90.9 108 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 47.2% 60 52.6% 121 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.02 85 1.12 92 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.90 67 3.28 112 2.92
SD Sack Rate 7.2% 108 3.4% 99 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 109.5 45 100.7 69 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 30.0% 73 31.3% 83 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.73 17 1.20 4 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.51 38 4.00 124 3.22
PD Sack Rate 8.8% 84 11.9% 7 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 103.9 58 101.0 62
Q2 S&P+ 105.1 60 79.2 121
Q3 S&P+ 120.8 22 100.0 70
Q4 S&P+ 88.4 109 90.5 108
1st Down S&P+ 102.9 54 89.2 108
2nd Down S&P+ 103.2 59 98.5 73
3rd Down S&P+ 103.2 64 100.2 72
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 63.6% 39 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 34.1% 69 35.3%
Adj. Pace +2.6 117 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 73.5% 78 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 53.3% 119 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 37.1% 41 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 14.1% 93 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 3.3% 103 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 4.8% 50 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 5.9% 86 6.5%
PD to INC 34.6% 59 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Mike Edwards S 6'0, 200 JR 74.5 4 (1) 5 4 (7) 0 54.2%
Darius West S 6'0, 210 JR 71.0 3.5 (0) 8 1 (1) 2 66.7%
Courtney Love LB 6'2, 242 SR 63.0 3.5 (1) 8 0 (3) 0 43.5%
Jordan Jones LB 6'2, 221 JR 50.0 7.5 (2) 7 0 (1) 1 40.6%
Josh Allen LB 6'5, 230 JR 49.0 10.5 (7) 7 1 (3) 2 47.0%
Derrick Baity CB 6'3, 186 JR 42.0 0.5 (0) 3 2 (9) 1 72.9%
Lonnie Johnson CB 6'3, 203 JR 38.0 3 (1) 0 0 (5) 0 70.0%
Denzil Ware DE 6'2, 245 JR 34.0 9.5 (6.5) 8 1 (1) 2 39.6%
Eli Brown LB 6'2, 215 SO 29.5 2 (0) 3 0 (1) 0 47.4%
Chris Westry CB 6'4, 195 JR 27.0 0.5 (0) 2 0 (2) 1 67.6%
Kendall Randolph CB 6'0, 183 SR 25.0 1 (0) 0 1 (1) 0 73.1%
Adrian Middleton DT 6'3, 275 JR 19.5 3 (1) 3 0 (1) 0 28.0%
Jordan Griffin DB 6'0, 186 SO 18.0 0 (0) 0 1 (2) 0 82.4%
Davonte Robinson CB 6'2, 187 FR 16.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 93.3%
Calvin Taylor, Jr. DT 6'9, 305 SO 15.0 1 (1) 0 0 (0) 0 27.3%
T.J. Carter DE 6'4, 280 SO 14.5 3 (3) 1 0 (1) 0 44.4%
Joshua Paschal OLB 6'3, 270 FR 13.0 3.5 (3.5) 1 0 (0) 0 20.0%
Naquez Pringle DT 6'3, 320 SR 11.5 0.5 (0) 2 0 (0) 0 12.5%
Quinton Bohanna DL 6'4, 320 FR 9.0 0 (0) 3 0 (1) 0 30.8%
Charles Moushey WR 6'0, 180 SR 9.0 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Kordell Looney DT 6'3, 293 FR 6.5 1 (0) 3 0 (0) 0 20.0%
Jamar Watson LB 6'3, 240 FR 6.0 2 (2) 1 0 (1) 1 14.3%
Matt Elam DT 6'7, 360 SR 6.0 1 (0) 2 0 (1) 0 25.0%
Kash Daniel LB 6'1, 248 SO 6.0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 66.7%
Kengera Daniel DE 6'5, 260 JR 5.5 1 (1) 0 0 (0) 0 0.0%

* 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+ 0.6 19
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.37 12
Punt Success Rate 61.2% 46
Kickoff Success Rate 69.0% 85
Punt Return Success Rate 75.0% 8
Kick Return Success Rate 47.9% 46
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Austin MacGinnis 5'10, 185 SR 36-36 22-28 78.6%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Matt Panton 6'4, 230 SR 64 42.3 4 23 19 65.6%
Miles Butler 5'9, 171 JR 3 38.7 0 0 2 66.7%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Austin MacGinnis 5'10, 185 SR 71 59.6 30 42.3% 4 1 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Charles Walker 5'11, 203 SR 7 13.4 0 17 0 (0)
Joshua Paschal 6'3, 270 FR 1 18.0 0 0 0 (0)
Lynn Bowden 6'1, 190 FR 0 0.0 0 1 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Lynn Bowden 6'1, 190 FR 37 23.5 0 0 0 (0)
Sihiem King 5'9, 172 JR 4 26.8 0 0 0 (0)
Kash Daniel 6'1, 248 SO 2 14.0 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Charles Moushey WR 6'0, 180 SR 9.0 2.6 21.5
Cedrick Dort, Jr. CB 5'11, 170 FR 5.0 22.5
Marcus Walker S 6'1, 212 SO 5.0 0.7 19.5
Davonte Robinson CB 6'2, 187 FR 4.0 20.0
Jordan Griffin DB 6'0, 186 SO 4.0 22.8

Stats via SportSource Analytics