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2017 SMU advanced statistical profile

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SMU Mustangs (American West)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 7-6 | Second-order wins (diff.): 6.6 (-0.4) | S&P+ Rk: 67
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
2-Sep Stephen F. Austin N/A 58-14 W 100% 33.9 91% 88% 87%
9-Sep North Texas 62 54-32 W 87% 10.2 73% 86% 26%
16-Sep at TCU 14 36-56 L 1% -21.0 16% 62% 5%
23-Sep Arkansas State 25 44-21 W 94% 14.6 81% 89% 37%
30-Sep Connecticut 119 49-28 W 98% 18.4 81% 91% 51%
7-Oct at Houston 36 22-35 L 29% -5.1 40% 60% 21%
21-Oct at Cincinnati 102 31-28 W 52% 0.4 49% 64% 38%
27-Oct Tulsa 116 38-34 W 99% 20.4 83% 82% 54%
4-Nov Central Florida 7 24-31 L 7% -13.6 24% 39% 38%
11-Nov at Navy 69 40-43 L 11% -11.2 27% 74% 12%
18-Nov at Memphis 20 45-66 L 0% -31.3 9% 75% 1%
25-Nov Tulane 89 41-38 W 85% 9.6 70% 94% 15%
20-Dec vs. Louisiana Tech 71 10-51 L 2% -19.8 15% 13% 46%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 36.7 12 35.3 119
Points Per Game 41.0 14 39.8 123
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 45.1% 27 45.5% 104 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.30 20 1.35 123 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 30.4 43 30.2 85 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.87 28 4.55 83 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 0.0 66 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+1.55
ACTUAL 4 38
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 113.1 26 91.9 93 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 45.5% 37 45.9% 97 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 1.03 21 1.12 126 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 112.4 24 102.1 53 100.0
Opportunity Rate 36.9% 84 38.1% 67 38.5%
Power Success Rate 67.9% 61 56.1% 11 67.7%
Stuff Rate 18.0% 46 19.2% 65 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Xavier Jones RB 5'10, 203 SO 182 1075 9 5.9 7.2 37.4% 2 (1)
Ke'Mon Freeman RB 5'11, 207 SO 131 543 11 4.1 5.4 25.2% 1 (1)
Braeden West RB 5'10, 170 JR 73 568 2 7.8 6.5 54.8% 4 (2)
Ben Hicks QB 6'1, 203 SO 33 183 1 5.5 6.5 45.5% 4 (1)
D.J. Gillins QB 6'3, 206 JR 17 76 2 4.5 2.2 47.1% 1 (1)
Marcalas Johnson WR 5'9, 190 SO 9 57 0 6.3 9.0 33.3% 1 (0)
Kayce Medlock RB 5'10, 192 FR 8 21 0 2.6 0.0 0.0% 0 (0)
Merek Pierce RB 5'10, 197 SO 3 16 0 5.3 1.3 66.7% 0 (0)
Rafe Peavey QB 6'1, 204 JR 3 6 0 2.0 2.4 33.3% 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+ 103.4 52 90.4 100 100.0
Passing Success Rate 44.8% 27 45.0% 107 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.53 43 1.67 116 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 120.4 39 131.9 22 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Ben Hicks 6'1, 203 SO 276 472 3569 33 12 58.5% 21 4.3% 7.0
Rafe Peavey 6'1, 204 JR 4 4 116 1 0 100.0% 1 20.0% 21.6
D.J. Gillins 6'3, 206 JR 1 4 76 1 0 25.0% 1 20.0% 15.0

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Trey Quinn WR 6'0, 202 JR 155 114 1236 13 10.8 8.0 73.5% 56.1% 33.5%
Courtland Sutton WR 6'4, 216 JR 129 68 1085 12 16.0 8.4 52.7% 45.0% 27.9%
James Proche WR 5'11, 185 SO 61 40 816 6 20.4 13.4 65.6% 55.7% 13.2%
Braeden West RB 5'10, 170 JR 24 18 185 0 10.3 7.7 75.0% 50.0% 5.2%
Xavier Jones RB 5'10, 203 SO 19 14 84 0 6.0 4.4 73.7% 52.6% 4.1%
Myron Gailliard WR 5'9, 180 SO 17 9 169 1 18.8 9.9 52.9% 41.2% 3.7%
Ke'Mon Freeman RB 5'11, 207 SO 16 9 28 0 3.1 1.8 56.2% 6.2% 3.5%
Shelby Walker WR 6'0, 165 SR 11 2 15 0 7.5 1.4 18.2% 18.2% 2.4%
Raymond Epps TE 6'4, 248 SR 9 1 17 1 17.0 1.9 11.1% 11.1% 1.9%
Ryan Becker TE 6'5, 235 SO 4 2 30 1 15.0 7.5 50.0% 50.0% 0.9%
Tyler Page WR 6'0, 185 FR 4 1 8 0 8.0 2.0 25.0% 25.0% 0.9%
Mitchell Kaufman TE 6'3, 237 JR 3 1 28 0 28.0 9.3 33.3% 33.3% 0.6%
Alex Honey WR 6'4, 196 SO 2 1 14 0 14.0 7.0 50.0% 50.0% 0.4%
Hunter Thedford TE 6'7, 263 SO 2 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Mikial Onu S 5'11, 200 SO 2 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Brandon Benson WR 6'1, 201 FR 1 1 72 1 72.0 72.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.2%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 105.5 46 93.0 99 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 48.5% 43 49.2% 95 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.21 15 1.28 123 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.15 32 3.03 80 2.92
SD Sack Rate 4.0% 43 6.3% 38 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 114.0 32 90.7 102 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 37.2% 9 37.0% 120 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.57 48 1.59 94 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.44 45 2.67 20 3.22
PD Sack Rate 4.2% 20 8.5% 38 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 109.9 44 87.8 103
Q2 S&P+ 118.0 20 84.1 117
Q3 S&P+ 90.6 105 89.8 97
Q4 S&P+ 116.4 18 97.6 78
1st Down S&P+ 111.4 32 83.4 123
2nd Down S&P+ 97.3 79 95.8 85
3rd Down S&P+ 111.5 40 94.8 89
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 55.5% 84 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 21.9% 125 35.3%
Adj. Pace -1.5 32 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 85.4% 3 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 64.5% 23 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 37.9% 38 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 16.1% 60 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 6.1% 32 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 3.6% 89 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 6.3% 76 6.5%
PD to INC 36.1% 42 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Mikial Onu S 5'11, 200 SO 95.0 1 (0) 3 2 (7) 1 70.9%
Kyran Mitchell LB 6'0, 225 JR 64.0 15.5 (4.5) 14 1 (3) 0 41.1%
Rodney Clemons DB 6'0, 191 SO 61.5 4 (1) 1 1 (10) 0 68.7%
Justin Lawler DE 6'4, 265 SR 58.0 15.5 (9.5) 12 0 (2) 2 27.0%
Anthony Rhone LB 6'0, 233 SR 53.5 4 (1.5) 6 0 (1) 0 38.8%
Jordan Wyatt DB 6'0, 195 JR 44.5 4.5 (1) 5 4 (8) 3 69.4%
Jordon Williams LB 6'1, 219 SO 30.0 4.5 (0) 5 0 (2) 0 56.8%
Cedric Lancaster DB 5'10, 175 SR 24.5 1 (0) 1 0 (2) 0 79.2%
Delano Robinson S 5'11, 209 FR 23.0 3 (0) 2 1 (0) 0 52.0%
J.T. Williams DT 6'1, 285 SR 23.0 2.5 (0) 8 0 (0) 0 35.5%
Mason Gentry DE 6'6, 300 SR 22.5 2 (2) 2 0 (2) 0 25.8%
Shaine Hailey LB 6'0, 194 FR 20.0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 1 71.4%
Pono Davis DT 6'2, 282 SO 19.5 4 (2) 10 0 (0) 0 15.4%
RC Cox LB 6'1, 225 SR 18.0 0 (0) 2 0 (0) 0 38.9%
Delontae Scott DL 6'5, 264 SO 16.5 6 (2.5) 7 0 (0) 1 5.3%
Christian Davis DB 6'0, 184 SO 15.5 2 (0) 1 1 (2) 0 66.7%
Elijah McQueen S 5'10, 179 FR 15.0 0 (0) 0 1 (0) 0 70.0%
Tyeson Neals DL 6'3, 237 SO 14.0 8.5 (4.5) 6 0 (0) 0 5.3%
Kevin Johnson DB 5'10, 163 SO 13.0 0 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 63.6%
Eric Sutton CB 5'10, 171 SO 13.0 0 (0) 1 0 (1) 0 81.8%
Demerick Gary DL 6'3, 275 SO 12.5 5.5 (0) 7 1 (1) 0 20.0%
Dimarya Mixon DL 6'4, 250 SR 12.5 2.5 (1.5) 2 0 (0) 0 20.0%
Shelby Walker WR 6'0, 165 SR 8.0 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Matt McNew LB 6'3, 244 JR 7.5 0 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 42.9%
William Jeanlys DB 6'2, 198 JR 7.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 83.3%

* 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 98
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.04 79
Punt Success Rate 54.4% 88
Kickoff Success Rate 60.0% 113
Punt Return Success Rate 42.9% 78
Kick Return Success Rate 43.8% 70
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Josh Williams 5'11, 179 JR 44-49 14-20 70.0%
Kevin Robledo 6'2, 170 SO 13-14 1-1 100.0%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Jamie Sackville 5'11, 195 SO 59 40.6 3 10 19 49.2%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Josh Williams 5'11, 179 JR 64 58.4 18 28.1% 5 0 2 0
Kevin Robledo 6'2, 170 SO 25 59.2 10 40.0% 0 1 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Trey Quinn 6'0, 202 JR 5 2.6 0 20 0 (0)
James Proche 5'11, 185 SO 1 6.0 0 0 0 (0)
Ryan Becker 6'5, 235 SO 1 7.0 0 0 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Braeden West 5'10, 170 JR 23 18.4 0 0 3 (1)
Kevin Johnson 5'10, 163 SO 17 20.5 0 0 0 (0)
Trey Quinn 6'0, 202 JR 5 22.6 0 1 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Shaine Hailey LB 6'0, 194 FR 8.5 26.9
Shelby Walker WR 6'0, 165 SR 8.0 23.4
Elijah McQueen S 5'10, 179 FR 6.5 5.0 17.7
Cedric Lancaster DB 5'10, 175 SR 4.5 10.6
RC Cox LB 6'1, 225 SR 4.0 13.0 21.0

Stats via SportSource Analytics