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2017 Marshall advanced statistical profile

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Marshall Thundering Herd (Conference USA East)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 8-5 | Second-order wins (diff.): 7.6 (-0.4) | S&P+ Rk: 52
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
2-Sep Miami-OH 56 31-26 W 2% -19.7 17% 11% 47%
9-Sep at NC State 38 20-37 L 0% -25.9 12% 35% 9%
16-Sep Kent State 126 21-0 W 98% 18.1 81% 26% 93%
30-Sep at Cincinnati 102 38-21 W 96% 16.2 79% 59% 78%
7-Oct at Charlotte 124 14-3 W 99% 23.6 86% 28% 96%
14-Oct Old Dominion 115 35-3 W 100% 35.7 92% 50% 98%
20-Oct at Middle Tennessee 68 38-10 W 100% 27.9 92% 65% 94%
28-Oct Florida International 92 30-41 L 45% -1.1 47% 59% 35%
3-Nov at Florida Atlantic 11 25-30 L 4% -15.8 22% 25% 41%
11-Nov Western Kentucky 83 30-23 W 29% -5.0 41% 45% 43%
18-Nov at UTSA 55 7-9 L 16% -9.0 33% 5% 88%
25-Nov Southern Miss 40 27-28 L 88% 10.7 76% 61% 69%
16-Dec vs. Colorado State 45 31-28 W 84% 9.2 72% 70% 56%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 25.7 94 22.2 25
Points Per Game 28.9 69 21.6 17
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 39.0% 104 36.1% 16 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.16 65 1.13 49 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 29.5 80 27.1 14 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.10 97 4.13 38 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 1.9 48 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-3.80
ACTUAL -8 111
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 81.2 128 119.4 19 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 33.3% 129 34.2% 8 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.91 62 0.84 36 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 86.8 123 120.7 11 100.0
Opportunity Rate 31.4% 128 32.2% 10 38.5%
Power Success Rate 74.3% 27 63.6% 39 67.7%
Stuff Rate 23.6% 122 23.1% 25 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Keion Davis RB 6'1, 210 JR 179 812 6 4.5 6.4 29.6% 1 (1)
Tyler King RB 5'11, 190 FR 158 820 7 5.2 6.8 34.8% 4 (2)
Trey Rodriguez RB 5'10, 189 JR 33 72 0 2.2 3.0 15.2% 1 (1)
Anthony Anderson RB 6'2, 237 JR 30 123 0 4.1 2.0 36.7% 0 (0)
Chase Litton QB 6'6, 232 JR 24 81 1 3.4 3.7 41.7% 3 (2)
Tony Pittman RB 5'10, 225 SR 2 10 0 5.0 1.0 50.0% 0 (0)
Ryan Yurachek TE 6'3, 239 SR 1 4 0 4.0 0.0 0.0% 0 (0)
Marcel Williams WR 5'10, 180 JR 1 3 0 3.0 0.0 0.0% 0 (0)
Kaare Vedvik P 6'4, 207 SR 1 -3 0 -3.0 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+ 103.0 55 106.5 39 100.0
Passing Success Rate 44.2% 31 37.9% 42 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.34 106 1.39 49 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 224.6 5 124.4 28 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Chase Litton 6'6, 232 JR 266 443 3115 25 14 60.0% 11 2.4% 6.7

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Tyre Brady WR 6'3, 208 JR 101 62 942 8 15.2 9.3 61.4% 49.5% 23.6%
Ryan Yurachek TE 6'3, 239 SR 84 54 490 10 9.1 5.8 64.3% 47.6% 19.6%
Marcel Williams WR 5'10, 180 JR 70 41 519 2 12.7 7.4 58.6% 45.7% 16.4%
Willie Johnson WR 6'0, 171 FR 63 36 443 4 12.3 7.0 57.1% 44.4% 14.7%
Obi Obialo WR 6'3, 210 SO 34 19 238 0 12.5 7.0 55.9% 47.1% 7.9%
Keion Davis RB 6'1, 210 JR 23 19 134 0 7.1 5.8 82.6% 34.8% 5.4%
Tyler King RB 5'11, 190 FR 18 12 97 0 8.1 5.4 66.7% 50.0% 4.2%
Hyleck Foster WR 5'11, 190 SR 16 10 150 1 15.0 9.4 62.5% 50.0% 3.7%
Nick Mathews WR 5'10, 175 JR 10 7 77 0 11.0 7.7 70.0% 60.0% 2.3%
Trey Rodriguez RB 5'10, 189 JR 7 5 24 0 4.8 3.4 71.4% 42.9% 1.6%
Donquell Green WR 5'8, 165 JR 1 1 1 0 1.0 1.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Monterio Hunt WR 6'1, 185 FR 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 94.5 96 111.3 28 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 43.5% 107 40.8% 16 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.05 64 0.99 33 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.43 125 2.49 18 2.92
SD Sack Rate 2.5% 9 7.0% 22 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 93.6 85 110.5 37 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 30.3% 71 28.2% 37 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.47 84 1.48 60 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 2.52 118 2.02 2 3.22
PD Sack Rate 2.7% 3 6.7% 83 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 81.9 119 131.8 11
Q2 S&P+ 109.4 45 111.1 40
Q3 S&P+ 94.5 90 105.5 49
Q4 S&P+ 97.2 87 97.4 79
1st Down S&P+ 95.1 91 110.9 30
2nd Down S&P+ 83.2 121 114.3 29
3rd Down S&P+ 117.6 26 107.8 39
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 55.0% 87 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 33.8% 72 35.3%
Adj. Pace +1.6 94 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 58.6% 128 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 57.4% 93 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 35.8% 56 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 18.1% 31 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 5.7% 43 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 5.7% 27 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 6.6% 67 6.5%
PD to INC 29.7% 105 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Chase Hancock LB 6'2, 218 JR 82.5 9.5 (2) 18 0 (7) 0 38.5%
Malik Gant S 6'2, 190 SO 73.5 6.5 (0) 13 0 (5) 0 38.9%
C.J. Reavis S 6'1, 208 SR 47.5 3 (0) 4 1 (2) 0 66.7%
Chris Jackson DB 6'0, 177 SO 46.5 2.5 (0.5) 5 3 (10) 0 63.8%
Brandon Drayton S 6'2, 185 FR 44.0 3 (0) 6 0 (5) 1 59.0%
Frankie Hernandez LB 6'2, 220 JR 38.5 5.5 (1.5) 10 0 (1) 0 33.3%
Artis Johnson LB 6'1, 220 JR 37.0 6 (1.5) 9 1 (0) 1 36.0%
Rodney Allen DB 5'11, 190 SR 36.5 0.5 (0) 1 0 (7) 0 68.2%
Ryan Bee DL 6'7, 280 JR 32.5 7.5 (5.5) 10 0 (1) 0 31.4%
Juwon Young LB 6'2, 248 JR 28.5 3 (0.5) 8 0 (3) 1 36.6%
Omari Cobb LB 6'4, 230 SO 28.0 8.5 (3) 11 0 (1) 1 16.1%
Marquis Couch DL 6'1, 232 SO 25.5 8 (3) 10 0 (0) 1 17.5%
Nazeeh Johnson S 5'10, 180 FR 22.0 2 (1) 0 1 (1) 0 76.0%
Blake Keller DL 6'2, 245 SR 21.0 3.5 (2) 5 0 (1) 1 26.5%
Davon Durant DL 6'2, 242 SR 19.5 6 (1.5) 6 0 (0) 2 28.6%
Channing Hames DL 6'5, 260 SO 18.0 7.5 (4.5) 5 0 (1) 2 12.5%
Ty Tyler DL 6'3, 260 SO 15.5 4 (2) 5 0 (1) 0 20.0%
Jaquan Yulee LB 6'1, 248 FR 12.0 1 (0.5) 2 0 (0) 2 9.1%
Jestin Morrow DB 5'10, 165 FR 11.5 0 (0) 0 0 (2) 0 90.0%
Jaylon McClain-Sapp DB 5'11, 175 SO 10.0 0.5 (0) 0 0 (3) 0 83.3%
Larry Aaron DL 6'5, 272 FR 7.5 0.5 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 30.8%
Eli Gates LB 6'4, 205 JR 4.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 100.0%
D'Andre Wilson DB 5'10, 181 SR 4.5 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Damien Dozier DL 6'4, 210 SO 4.0 3 (3) 0 0 (0) 0 20.0%
Aaron Dopson DL 6'4, 280 SO 4.0 0.5 (0) 2 0 (0) 0 25.0%

* 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 66
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.32 104
Punt Success Rate 62.1% 41
Kickoff Success Rate 84.6% 22
Punt Return Success Rate 40.9% 85
Kick Return Success Rate 59.0% 12
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Kaare Vedvik 6'4, 207 SR 41-42 10-16 62.5%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Kaare Vedvik 6'4, 207 SR 59 44.0 7 18 25 72.9%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Kaare Vedvik 6'4, 207 SR 60 64.1 32 53.3% 0 2 3 1
Robert LeFevre 6'2, 195 FR 5 62.2 0 0.0% 0 1 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Hyleck Foster 5'11, 190 SR 16 2.6 0 30 0 (0)
Trey Rodriguez 5'10, 189 JR 6 0.0 0 5 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Keion Davis 6'1, 210 JR 18 30.4 2 0 0 (0)
Marcel Williams 5'10, 180 JR 9 18.3 0 0 0 (0)
Cody Mitchell 6'2, 238 FR 8 10.4 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Chase Hancock LB 6'2, 218 JR 7.0 3.8 25.5
D'Andre Wilson DB 5'10, 181 SR 4.5 1.0 17.5
Omari Cobb LB 6'4, 230 SO 4.0 4.0 21.5
Jaquan Yulee LB 6'1, 248 FR 3.5 13.5
Artis Johnson LB 6'1, 220 JR 3.5 15.6

Stats via SportSource Analytics