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2017 Memphis advanced statistical profile

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Memphis Tigers (American West)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 10-3 | Second-order wins (diff.): 8.6 (-1.4) | S&P+ Rk: 20
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
31-Aug UL-Monroe 105 37-29 W 52% 0.6 49% 67% 44%
16-Sep UCLA 77 48-45 W 15% -9.5 28% 83% 4%
23-Sep Southern Illinois N/A 44-31 W 89% 11.4 71% 80% 51%
30-Sep at Central Florida 7 13-40 L 0% -32.5 10% 22% 10%
6-Oct at Connecticut 119 70-31 W 100% 25.5 87% 96% 28%
14-Oct Navy 69 30-27 W 63% 3.1 57% 52% 51%
19-Oct at Houston 36 42-38 W 49% -0.2 51% 84% 18%
27-Oct Tulane 89 56-26 W 100% 27.9 91% 95% 57%
3-Nov at Tulsa 116 41-14 W 100% 26.3 87% 77% 84%
18-Nov SMU 67 66-45 W 100% 31.3 93% 99% 25%
25-Nov East Carolina 123 70-13 W 100% 39.6 92% 96% 77%
2-Dec at Central Florida 7 55-62 L 27% -5.8 37% 92% 3%
30-Dec vs. Iowa State 44 20-21 L 61% 2.5 56% 45% 63%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 41.0 4 32.3 102
Points Per Game 49.3 2 35.2 109
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 44.4% 38 42.8% 83 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.48 1 1.20 87 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 31.9 19 28.7 47 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 5.10 13 4.91 108 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 14.5 1 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+0.21
ACTUAL 15 4
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 95.0 88 100.3 65 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 40.4% 89 42.2% 72 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.23 6 0.89 57 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 98.3 86 107.2 40 100.0
Opportunity Rate 41.0% 34 35.5% 46 38.5%
Power Success Rate 55.9% 123 73.3% 100 67.7%
Stuff Rate 20.1% 77 21.5% 46 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Patrick Taylor Jr. RB 6'3, 223 SO 157 866 13 5.5 6.6 35.7% 1 (1)
Darrell Henderson RB 5'9, 200 SO 130 1154 9 8.9 11.7 45.4% 2 (2)
Doroland Dorceus RB 5'10, 215 SR 39 201 3 5.2 3.2 51.3% 0 (0)
Riley Ferguson QB 6'4, 210 SR 33 163 6 4.9 3.8 39.4% 2 (1)
Tony Pollard RB 5'11, 200 SO 30 230 2 7.7 10.8 43.3% 0 (0)
Anthony Miller WR 5'11, 190 SR 10 25 0 2.5 1.3 20.0% 4 (1)
David Moore QB 6'3, 200 FR 8 47 0 5.9 5.4 50.0% 0 (0)
John Williams WR 5'9, 172 SO 2 13 0 6.5 3.0 50.0% 0 (0)
Anthony Young RB 6'0, 200 SR 2 5 0 2.5 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+ 105.8 43 103.1 50 100.0
Passing Success Rate 47.5% 9 43.4% 94 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.64 20 1.53 88 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 118.6 40 100.2 70 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Riley Ferguson 6'4, 210 SR 299 474 4257 38 9 63.1% 21 4.2% 8.3
David Moore 6'3, 200 FR 7 10 63 1 0 70.0% 0 0.0% 6.3

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Anthony Miller WR 5'11, 190 SR 148 96 1462 18 15.2 9.9 64.9% 51.4% 31.4%
Phil Mayhue WR 6'3, 210 SR 64 35 521 3 14.9 8.1 54.7% 45.3% 13.6%
Tony Pollard RB 5'11, 200 SO 60 36 536 4 14.9 8.9 60.0% 51.7% 12.7%
Darrell Henderson RB 5'9, 200 SO 36 24 226 2 9.4 6.3 66.7% 38.9% 7.6%
Joey Magnifico TE 6'4, 235 SO 30 21 280 3 13.3 9.3 70.0% 63.3% 6.4%
Damonte Coxie WR 6'3, 175 FR 29 21 323 3 15.4 11.1 72.4% 72.4% 6.1%
Patrick Taylor Jr. RB 6'3, 223 SO 27 19 148 1 7.8 5.5 70.4% 33.3% 5.7%
Sean Dykes TE 6'2, 210 SO 25 15 346 3 23.1 13.8 60.0% 56.0% 5.3%
John Williams WR 5'9, 172 SO 16 12 145 0 12.1 9.1 75.0% 37.5% 3.4%
Kedarian Jones WR 6'1, 190 SO 11 8 152 1 19.0 13.8 72.7% 54.5% 2.3%
Mechane Slade WR 5'8, 165 SO 10 9 89 1 9.9 8.9 90.0% 80.0% 2.1%
Roderick Proctor WR 5'11, 175 SR 9 5 67 0 13.4 7.4 55.6% 33.3% 1.9%
Doroland Dorceus RB 5'10, 215 SR 4 4 36 0 9.0 9.0 100.0% 50.0% 0.8%
Ross Burcham TE 6'5, 225 SO 2 2 24 0 12.0 12.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.4%
Riley Ferguson QB 6'4, 210 SR 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+ 99.7 70 105.1 44 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 47.8% 54 46.9% 72 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.36 3 1.06 73 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.09 41 2.56 25 2.92
SD Sack Rate 2.9% 18 3.9% 91 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 111.5 37 97.0 80 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 36.9% 11 34.1% 105 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.81 8 1.59 95 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.16 76 2.87 34 3.22
PD Sack Rate 6.1% 46 6.2% 91 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 117.7 30 107.1 40
Q2 S&P+ 115.1 28 100.6 68
Q3 S&P+ 98.2 77 103.5 58
Q4 S&P+ 106.1 47 109.4 29
1st Down S&P+ 106.3 43 108.5 36
2nd Down S&P+ 115.2 31 108.9 42
3rd Down S&P+ 105.5 57 92.7 94
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 51.0% 112 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 28.2% 105 35.3%
Adj. Pace -3.0 14 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 85.0% 6 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 58.7% 79 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 38.7% 31 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 18.3% 29 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 3.5% 96 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 5.3% 37 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 9.4% 5 6.5%
PD to INC 42.9% 6 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Austin Hall DB 6'2, 205 SO 75.0 8 (1) 12 3 (5) 0 52.5%
Curtis Akins LB 6'2, 230 JR 74.0 4.5 (0.5) 12 0 (2) 2 46.6%
Jonathan Cook DB 6'0, 198 SR 70.5 5 (0) 5 2 (13) 1 62.3%
Genard Avery LB 6'1, 255 SR 66.0 22 (8.5) 21 0 (2) 2 22.5%
Terrell Carter DB 5'11, 180 FR 61.5 1 (0) 2 5 (11) 1 65.7%
Shareef White LB 6'1, 235 SR 42.0 6 (1.5) 9 0 (1) 0 22.0%
Tim Hart LB 6'1, 235 FR 39.0 3 (1) 7 1 (1) 2 36.4%
Tito Windham DB 5'9, 180 JR 32.5 3 (1) 2 1 (11) 3 71.4%
Josh Perry DB 6'3, 192 FR 32.5 1 (0) 1 1 (3) 0 74.3%
Tyrez Lindsey DB 6'2, 205 FR 31.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 70.3%
Bryce Huff LB 6'3, 245 SO 26.5 5 (2) 4 0 (1) 1 33.3%
O'Bryan Goodson DL 6'1, 315 FR 23.5 4 (1) 8 0 (1) 1 25.9%
John Tate DL 6'4, 290 FR 23.0 0.5 (0) 4 0 (1) 0 22.2%
Christian Johnson DL 6'5, 270 SR 21.5 4.5 (3.5) 8 0 (0) 0 32.1%
Emmanuel Cooper DL 6'1, 245 JR 20.5 5 (0) 11 0 (0) 1 14.8%
Christian Slaughter DB 5'10, 190 SR 17.5 2 (0) 1 0 (2) 0 58.3%
Jonathan Wilson DL 6'3, 280 SO 16.5 5 (2) 5 0 (0) 1 22.7%
Nehemiah Augustus LB 6'0, 205 FR 15.5 0 (0) 0 0 (1) 0 100.0%
Shaun Rupert DB 6'1, 195 SR 14.0 0 (0) 0 1 (3) 0 78.6%
Joseph Dorceus DL 6'0, 265 FR 13.5 5 (1) 6 0 (1) 0 12.5%
La'Andre Thomas DB 6'1, 185 FR 11.5 0.5 (0) 1 1 (3) 0 63.6%
JJ Russell LB 6'1, 210 FR 8.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 100.0%
Ernest Suttles DL 6'5, 265 SR 7.5 4 (2) 3 0 (0) 0 0.0%
Caelon Harden DB 6'0, 182 SR 7.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 0.0%
Tony Pollard RB 5'11, 200 SO 7.5 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+ 0.3 42
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.04 64
Punt Success Rate 64.0% 35
Kickoff Success Rate 55.9% 123
Punt Return Success Rate 38.1% 92
Kick Return Success Rate 75.0% 1
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Riley Patterson 6'0, 180 FR 63-64 11-16 68.8%
Spencer Smith 6'1, 195 SR 13-13 3-3 100.0%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Nick Jacobs 6'1, 195 SR 26 41.0 2 9 14 88.5%
Spencer Smith 6'1, 195 SR 23 40.9 0 8 9 73.9%
Riley Ferguson 6'4, 210 SR 1 32.0 0 0 1 100.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Spencer Smith 6'1, 195 SR 77 57.8 19 24.7% 2 3 2 0
Riley Patterson 6'0, 180 FR 24 59.7 2 8.3% 0 2 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
John Williams 5'9, 172 SO 18 5.7 0 11 0 (0)
Anthony Miller 5'11, 190 SR 2 5.5 0 2 0 (0)
Tony Pollard 5'11, 200 SO 1 2.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Tony Pollard 5'11, 200 SO 22 40.0 4 0 0 (0)
Darrell Henderson 5'9, 200 SO 13 19.2 0 0 0 (0)
Joey Magnifico 6'4, 235 SO 4 5.5 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Nehemiah Augustus LB 6'0, 205 FR 10.5 19.7
Tony Pollard RB 5'11, 200 SO 6.5 0.0 21.2
Caelon Harden DB 6'0, 182 SR 6.0 14.3
Tim Hart LB 6'1, 235 FR 5.5 13.5
Christian Slaughter DB 5'10, 190 SR 5.5 16.2

Stats via SportSource Analytics