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2017 Pittsburgh advanced statistical profile

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Pittsburgh Panthers (ACC Coastal)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 5-7 | Second-order wins (diff.): 6.2 (1.2) | S&P+ Rk: 82
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
2-Sep Youngstown State N/A 28-21 W 58% 1.8 54% 59% 50%
9-Sep at Penn State 4 14-33 L 0% -30.2 10% 6% 24%
16-Sep Oklahoma State 12 21-59 L 0% -36.6 8% 12% 12%
23-Sep at Georgia Tech 73 17-35 L 0% -36.4 6% 7% 11%
30-Sep Rice 128 42-10 W 100% 40.0 92% 96% 90%
7-Oct at Syracuse 88 24-27 L 77% 6.6 62% 57% 51%
14-Oct NC State 38 17-35 L 2% -19.0 17% 27% 22%
21-Oct at Duke 65 24-17 W 60% 2.4 56% 43% 64%
28-Oct Virginia 85 31-14 W 81% 8.1 67% 29% 82%
9-Nov North Carolina 94 31-34 L 99% 20.1 83% 77% 62%
18-Nov at Virginia Tech 29 14-20 L 70% 4.8 63% 31% 79%
24-Nov Miami-FL 17 24-14 W 73% 5.7 64% 42% 71%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 27.6 72 28.8 75
Points Per Game 23.9 103 26.6 52
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 45.2% 24 41.2% 67 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.03 118 1.18 70 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 27.1 118 28.9 51 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.33 81 4.42 68 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED -1.3 80 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+0.55
ACTUAL 0 64
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 115.0 19 97.4 73 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 47.2% 19 46.6% 100 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.86 82 0.84 32 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 105.1 44 85.9 117 100.0
Opportunity Rate 37.1% 81 40.6% 98 38.5%
Power Success Rate 60.8% 105 73.8% 105 67.7%
Stuff Rate 21.5% 98 17.7% 83 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Darrin Hall RB 5'11, 220 JR 129 630 9 4.9 6.0 34.1% 1 (0)
Qadree Ollison RB 6'2, 230 JR 90 398 5 4.4 3.9 35.6% 0 (0)
Chawntez Moss RB 5'11, 210 SO 42 116 2 2.8 1.8 21.4% 1 (1)
Ben DiNucci QB 6'2, 220 SO 41 234 1 5.7 4.4 46.3% 3 (3)
Quadree Henderson WR 5'8, 190 JR 36 251 0 7.0 5.4 55.6% 1 (1)
Jordan Whitehead DB 5'11, 195 JR 22 142 1 6.5 8.2 45.5% 0 (0)
Kenny Pickett QB 6'2, 215 FR 21 107 2 5.1 3.1 47.6% 0 (0)
A.J. Davis RB 6'0, 205 FR 16 40 1 2.5 2.9 12.5% 0 (0)
Maurice Ffrench DB 5'11, 190 SO 9 71 0 7.9 4.5 77.8% 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+ 106.7 42 107.7 37 100.0
Passing Success Rate 42.6% 42 36.1% 29 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.26 121 1.59 101 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 83.2 93 94 80 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Ben DiNucci 6'2, 220 SO 88 158 1091 5 5 55.7% 14 8.1% 5.7
Max Browne 6'5, 230 SR 96 135 997 5 2 71.1% 12 8.2% 6.1
Kenny Pickett 6'2, 215 FR 39 66 509 1 1 59.1% 5 7.0% 7.0

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Jester Weah WR 6'3, 210 SR 77 41 698 4 17.0 9.1 53.2% 45.5% 23.0%
Rafael Araujo-Lopes WR 5'9, 190 JR 59 43 531 2 12.4 9.0 72.9% 57.6% 17.6%
Maurice Ffrench DB 5'11, 190 SO 40 25 272 0 10.9 6.8 62.5% 52.5% 11.9%
Qadree Ollison RB 6'2, 230 JR 26 23 194 2 8.4 7.5 88.5% 50.0% 7.8%
Aaron Mathews WR 6'4, 205 SO 26 16 189 0 11.8 7.3 61.5% 57.7% 7.8%
Matt Flanagan TE 6'6, 260 SR 26 17 160 0 9.4 6.2 65.4% 50.0% 7.8%
Quadree Henderson WR 5'8, 190 JR 22 17 186 0 10.9 8.5 77.3% 45.5% 6.6%
Chris Clark TE 6'6, 260 SO 22 16 122 1 7.6 5.6 72.7% 40.9% 6.6%
Darrin Hall RB 5'11, 220 JR 20 16 157 1 9.8 7.9 80.0% 70.0% 6.0%
Chawntez Moss RB 5'11, 210 SO 8 5 71 1 14.2 8.9 62.5% 25.0% 2.4%
Jordan Whitehead DB 5'11, 195 JR 2 2 7 0 3.5 3.5 100.0% 50.0% 0.6%
Ruben Flowers III WR 6'3, 205 FR 2 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Nathan Bossory TE 6'3, 240 SR 1 1 15 1 15.0 15.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Tyler Sear TE 6'4, 245 FR 1 1 10 0 10.0 10.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Dewayne Hendrix DL 6'4, 260 JR 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
A.J. Davis RB 6'0, 205 FR 1 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 111.3 27 107.1 34 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 50.7% 22 44.3% 45 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 0.94 113 0.99 30 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.83 77 3.33 117 2.92
SD Sack Rate 7.7% 113 4.4% 76 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 105.0 55 93.9 89 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 32.6% 42 34.7% 110 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.34 114 1.69 106 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.55 31 3.84 116 3.22
PD Sack Rate 7.6% 68 7.9% 57 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 115.4 35 99.9 66
Q2 S&P+ 107.2 50 105.0 52
Q3 S&P+ 91.7 98 105.9 47
Q4 S&P+ 96.8 90 89.0 117
1st Down S&P+ 102.8 56 105.4 45
2nd Down S&P+ 110.0 40 96.1 84
3rd Down S&P+ 84.0 117 91.0 99
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 64.9% 33 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 32.1% 79 35.3%
Adj. Pace +2.6 116 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 79.8% 17 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 55.9% 106 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 32.4% 93 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 15.3% 73 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 4.4% 72 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 4.1% 73 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 6.5% 69 6.5%
PD to INC 34.3% 62 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Oluwaseun Idowu LB 6'0, 225 JR 76.0 11.5 (5) 9 0 (2) 1 38.2%
Saleem Brightwell LB 6'0, 220 SO 58.0 5 (1) 8 1 (2) 1 31.5%
Jordan Whitehead DB 5'11, 195 JR 50.5 0 (0) 0 1 (4) 0 74.6%
Elijah Zeise LB 6'2, 230 JR 41.0 5 (0) 8 0 (3) 0 40.4%
Dane Jackson DB 6'0, 180 SO 38.0 2 (1) 0 2 (9) 0 71.8%
Damar Hamlin DB 6'1, 190 SO 35.5 1 (0) 1 1 (0) 0 61.0%
Dennis Briggs DB 5'10, 195 JR 27.5 0 (0) 0 1 (3) 0 82.8%
Bricen Garner DB 6'1, 180 FR 27.0 0.5 (0) 2 1 (2) 0 83.3%
Avonte Maddox DB 5'9, 180 SR 23.5 4 (4) 0 2 (11) 3 68.0%
Rashad Weaver DL 6'5, 265 FR 22.5 6 (3) 6 0 (3) 0 25.0%
James Folston Jr. DL 6'4, 250 JR 19.0 2 (1) 3 0 (0) 0 38.1%
Dewayne Hendrix DL 6'4, 260 JR 17.5 5 (3) 3 0 (0) 0 47.6%
Keyshon Camp DL 6'4, 290 FR 17.0 1 (0) 4 0 (4) 1 42.1%
Amir Watts DL 6'3, 285 SO 13.0 5 (1) 7 0 (1) 0 0.0%
Shane Roy DL 6'4, 280 JR 11.5 1 (1) 3 0 (2) 0 28.6%
Jazzee Stocker DB 6'2, 190 SO 10.5 1 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 44.4%
Allen Edwards DL 6'4, 255 SR 10.0 1 (0) 3 0 (0) 0 30.8%
Phil Campbell DB 6'1, 195 FR 9.0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 58.3%
Chase Pine LB 6'2, 240 FR 9.0 0 (0) 2 0 (0) 0 20.0%
Elias Reynolds LB 6'2, 235 FR 8.0 1.5 (1.5) 1 0 (0) 0 27.3%
Rafael Araujo-Lopes WR 5'9, 190 JR 6.5 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Brian Popp LB 6'0, 235 JR 6.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 0.0%
Kam Carter DL 6'4, 295 SO 6.0 1.5 (0) 3 0 (0) 0 25.0%
Jalen Williams LB 6'2, 215 JR 6.0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 25.0%
Mike Herndon OL 6'4, 310 JR 5.5 0 (0) 1 0 (1) 0 28.6%

* 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+ -0.2 81
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.14 92
Punt Success Rate 61.0% 47
Kickoff Success Rate 81.0% 35
Punt Return Success Rate 43.5% 77
Kick Return Success Rate 33.3% 108
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Alex Kessman 6'3, 190 FR 34-34 11-19 57.9%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Ryan Winslow 6'6, 225 SR 57 44.5 5 24 14 66.7%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Alex Kessman 6'3, 190 FR 58 63.0 29 50.0% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Quadree Henderson 5'8, 190 JR 21 11.6 2 17 0 (0)
Rafael Araujo-Lopes 5'9, 190 JR 1 20.0 0 0 0 (0)
Jazzee Stocker 6'2, 190 SO 1 66.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Quadree Henderson 5'8, 190 JR 25 21.0 0 0 0 (0)
Maurice Ffrench 5'11, 190 SO 2 5.5 0 0 0 (0)
Avonte Maddox 5'9, 180 SR 1 16.0 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Brian Popp LB 6'0, 235 JR 6.0 7.0 21.3
Rafael Araujo-Lopes WR 5'9, 190 JR 5.5 6.6 34.0
Oluwaseun Idowu LB 6'0, 225 JR 3.5 12.0 18.5
Jim Medure DL 6'2, 225 SO 3.0 16.8
Dennis Briggs DB 5'10, 195 JR 3.0 7.0 41.5

Stats via SportSource Analytics