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2017 Ohio State advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/3/18

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Ohio State Buckeyes (Big Ten East)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 12-2 | Second-order wins (diff.): 11.4 (-0.6) | S&P+ Rk: 2
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
31-Aug at Indiana 51 49-21 W 100% 33.6 94% 91% 76%
9-Sep Oklahoma 9 16-31 L 4% -16.5 21% 35% 27%
16-Sep Army 59 38-7 W 100% 40.9 96% 83% 97%
23-Sep UNLV 95 54-21 W 100% 43.7 95% 96% 94%
30-Sep at Rutgers 110 56-0 W 100% 51.0 94% 97% 98%
7-Oct Maryland 114 62-14 W 100% 39.4 93% 95% 92%
14-Oct at Nebraska 103 56-14 W 100% 35.9 92% 89% 85%
28-Oct Penn State 4 39-38 W 97% 17.8 83% 91% 55%
4-Nov at Iowa 49 24-55 L 4% -16.1 19% 60% 10%
11-Nov Michigan State 19 48-3 W 100% 49.4 97% 94% 99%
18-Nov Illinois 118 52-14 W 100% 31.1 90% 95% 85%
25-Nov at Michigan 27 31-20 W 77% 6.8 66% 51% 64%
2-Dec vs. Wisconsin 6 27-21 W 92% 12.6 75% 47% 83%
29-Dec vs. USC 26 24-7 W 64% 3.4 59% 30% 81%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 38.6 7 18.2 8
Points Per Game 44.3 7 20.5 14
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 50.3% 3 35.7% 14 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.24 32 1.03 11 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 30.5 40 26.8 11 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 5.30 5 3.50 9 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 5.2 24 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-0.08
ACTUAL 5 30
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 137.8 2 143.5 2 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 53.6% 1 34.0% 7 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.99 32 0.74 7 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 119.8 8 132.8 1 100.0
Opportunity Rate 46.1% 3 27.9% 1 38.5%
Power Success Rate 76.1% 21 63.6% 39 67.7%
Stuff Rate 12.2% 3 24.6% 10 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
J.K. Dobbins RB 5'10, 208 FR 194 1403 7 7.2 7.7 42.8% 1 (1)
J.T. Barrett QB 6'2, 220 SR 146 908 12 6.2 4.7 48.6% 2 (1)
Mike Weber RB 5'10, 214 SO 101 626 10 6.2 5.7 46.5% 2 (1)
Antonio Williams RB 5'11, 208 SO 57 290 3 5.1 2.0 54.4% 0 (0)
Dwayne Haskins QB 6'3, 214 FR 21 107 0 5.1 5.1 38.1% 2 (2)
Demario McCall RB 5'9, 195 FR 14 111 1 7.9 9.2 42.9% 1 (0)
Parris Campbell WR 6'1, 208 JR 10 132 1 13.2 13.6 70.0% 2 (2)
Jared Drake LB 6'0, 225 JR 3 7 0 2.3 0.0 0.0% 0 (0)
Joe Burrow QB 6'3, 215 SO 3 -5 0 -1.7 0.0 0.0% 1 (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+ 132.4 4 119.4 12 100.0
Passing Success Rate 46.2% 16 37.1% 35 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.61 28 1.26 8 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 131.7 30 134.4 19 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
J.T. Barrett 6'2, 220 SR 240 371 3053 35 9 64.7% 19 4.9% 7.5
Dwayne Haskins 6'3, 214 FR 40 57 565 4 1 70.2% 3 5.0% 9.1
Joe Burrow 6'3, 215 SO 7 11 61 0 0 63.6% 0 0.0% 5.5

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
K.J. Hill WR 6'0, 198 SO 74 56 549 3 9.8 7.4 75.7% 54.1% 17.6%
Parris Campbell WR 6'1, 208 JR 53 40 584 3 14.6 11.0 75.5% 60.4% 12.6%
Binjimen Victor WR 6'4, 195 SO 45 23 349 7 15.2 7.8 51.1% 48.9% 10.7%
Terry McLaurin WR 6'1, 204 JR 44 29 436 6 15.0 9.9 65.9% 56.8% 10.5%
Marcus Baugh TE 6'5, 250 SR 42 28 304 5 10.9 7.2 66.7% 50.0% 10.0%
Austin Mack WR 6'2, 215 SO 38 24 343 2 14.3 9.0 63.2% 57.9% 9.0%
Johnnie Dixon WR 5'11, 195 JR 34 18 422 8 23.4 12.4 52.9% 50.0% 8.1%
J.K. Dobbins RB 5'10, 208 FR 26 22 135 1 6.1 5.2 84.6% 46.2% 6.2%
C.J. Saunders WR 5'11, 176 JR 20 17 221 1 13.0 11.1 85.0% 70.0% 4.8%
Mike Weber RB 5'10, 214 SO 12 10 94 0 9.4 7.8 83.3% 41.7% 2.9%
Rashod Berry TE 6'4, 260 SO 8 6 100 2 16.7 12.5 75.0% 75.0% 1.9%
Antonio Williams RB 5'11, 208 SO 7 5 25 0 5.0 3.6 71.4% 14.3% 1.7%
Luke Farrell TE 6'6, 250 FR 6 2 19 0 9.5 3.2 33.3% 16.7% 1.4%
Demario McCall RB 5'9, 195 FR 3 2 51 1 25.5 17.0 66.7% 66.7% 0.7%
Jaylen Harris WR 6'5, 205 FR 3 2 27 0 13.5 9.0 66.7% 66.7% 0.7%
Trevon Grimes WR 6'4, 202 FR 3 3 20 0 6.7 6.7 100.0% 66.7% 0.7%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 128.1 2 127.2 8 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 54.9% 3 40.1% 10 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.20 17 0.90 6 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.46 5 2.18 3 2.92
SD Sack Rate 3.1% 23 8.4% 6 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 140.2 5 130.8 8 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 35.7% 17 27.8% 33 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.48 81 1.38 22 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.76 13 3.15 65 3.22
PD Sack Rate 9.5% 92 8.4% 41 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 150.4 4 151.2 4
Q2 S&P+ 143.2 4 140.6 4
Q3 S&P+ 129.3 12 116.5 21
Q4 S&P+ 121.3 10 125.7 5
1st Down S&P+ 132.5 4 145.1 2
2nd Down S&P+ 144.8 2 117.3 22
3rd Down S&P+ 129.5 6 140.0 4
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 60.9% 52 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 39.5% 36 35.3%
Adj. Pace -2.9 16 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 74.9% 58 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 56.6% 102 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 26.9% 125 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 21.4% 3 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 9.7% 1 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 4.0% 77 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 7.6% 24 6.5%
PD to INC 37.3% 29 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Jordan Fuller S 6'2, 207 SO 63.5 3 (0) 4 2 (2) 0 66.7%
Jerome Baker LB 6'1, 225 JR 57.0 8 (3.5) 8 0 (3) 1 30.6%
Damon Webb S 5'11, 195 SR 52.5 2 (0) 3 5 (3) 0 60.7%
Tuf Borland LB 6'1, 229 FR 46.5 3.5 (1) 10 0 (0) 0 31.0%
Chris Worley LB 6'2, 230 SR 45.5 5 (1) 7 0 (2) 1 25.0%
Damon Arnette CB 6'0, 195 SO 39.5 3 (0) 3 2 (8) 1 65.9%
Kendall Sheffield CB 6'0, 183 SO 35.5 2 (0) 2 0 (9) 1 75.0%
Sam Hubbard DE 6'5, 265 JR 34.5 13.5 (7) 10 0 (0) 2 21.4%
Denzel Ward CB 5'10, 191 JR 33.5 2 (0) 3 2 (15) 0 56.8%
Erick Smith S 6'0, 203 SR 33.0 0.5 (0) 1 0 (3) 1 56.7%
Malik Harrison LB 6'3, 235 SO 29.0 3 (2) 0 0 (1) 0 29.4%
Nick Bosa DL 6'4, 270 SO 26.5 16 (8.5) 10 0 (2) 1 11.8%
Dante Booker LB 6'3, 240 SR 26.0 5 (2) 4 1 (1) 0 38.7%
Jalyn Holmes DE 6'5, 270 SR 23.0 3 (2) 8 0 (3) 1 20.7%
Tyquan Lewis DL 6'4, 265 SR 16.0 9.5 (7) 4 0 (2) 2 10.0%
Chase Young DE 6'5, 240 FR 15.5 6 (3.5) 7 0 (0) 1 0.0%
Dre'Mont Jones DL 6'3, 295 SO 15.0 5 (1) 4 0 (2) 0 10.0%
Jeffrey Okudah CB 6'1, 193 FR 15.0 0 (0) 0 0 (1) 0 70.0%
Jonathon Cooper DL 6'3, 248 SO 13.0 3 (2) 1 0 (0) 0 28.6%
Keandre Jones LB 6'2, 225 SO 13.0 0.5 (0) 3 0 (1) 0 0.0%
Justin Hilliard LB 6'1, 230 SO 12.0 0 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 25.0%
Tracy Sprinkle DL 6'3, 293 SR 11.5 3 (0) 6 0 (1) 0 12.5%
Davon Hamilton DT 6'4, 300 SO 11.0 4.5 (0.5) 6 0 (0) 0 16.7%
Jashon Cornell DT 6'3, 280 SO 11.0 3.5 (2) 3 0 (0) 1 14.3%
Isaiah Pryor S 6'2, 195 FR 11.0 1 (1) 0 0 (2) 0 71.4%

* 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 36
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.06 61
Punt Success Rate 70.6% 16
Kickoff Success Rate 63.5% 99
Punt Return Success Rate 50.0% 57
Kick Return Success Rate 46.4% 57
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Sean Nuernberger 6'1, 225 JR 71-71 17-21 81.0%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Drue Chrisman 6'3, 212 SO 51 44.2 4 20 24 86.3%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Blake Haubeil 6'3, 200 FR 88 60.1 12 13.6% 1 5 2 0
Sean Nuernberger 6'1, 225 JR 15 51.7 0 0.0% 1 1 0 0
Bryan Kristan 6'3, 190 JR 1 40.0 0 0.0% 0 1 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
K.J. Hill 6'0, 198 SO 26 5.5 0 24 2 (1)
Demario McCall 5'9, 195 FR 2 3.0 0 2 1 (0)
Denzel Ward 5'10, 191 JR 1 10.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Mike Weber 5'10, 214 SO 9 15.9 0 0 0 (0)
Parris Campbell 6'1, 208 JR 9 36.6 0 0 0 (0)
K.J. Hill 6'0, 198 SO 6 25.0 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Zach Turnure LB 6'1, 225 SR 9.5 13.3
Erick Smith S 6'0, 203 SR 9.5 21.0
Justin Hilliard LB 6'1, 230 SO 9.0 14.0
Amir Riep CB 5'11, 183 FR 7.5 19.3
Keandre Jones LB 6'2, 225 SO 6.0 16.1

Stats via SportSource Analytics