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2017 South Carolina advanced statistical profile

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South Carolina Gamecocks (SEC East)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 9-4 | Second-order wins (diff.): 7.1 (-1.9) | S&P+ Rk: 60
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
2-Sep vs. NC State 38 35-28 W 21% -7.5 35% 46% 25%
9-Sep at Missouri 35 31-13 W 86% 9.8 73% 43% 79%
16-Sep Kentucky 90 13-23 L 43% -1.7 43% 37% 62%
23-Sep Louisiana Tech 71 17-16 W 80% 7.8 68% 40% 80%
30-Sep at Texas A&M 61 17-24 L 2% -19.3 14% 14% 43%
7-Oct Arkansas 91 48-22 W 74% 5.8 60% 53% 64%
14-Oct at Tennessee 107 15-9 W 77% 6.9 62% 15% 92%
28-Oct Vanderbilt 80 34-27 W 43% -1.7 45% 67% 33%
4-Nov at Georgia 3 10-24 L 0% -30.4 10% 6% 27%
11-Nov Florida 86 28-20 W 88% 10.9 72% 69% 64%
18-Nov Wofford N/A 31-10 W 100% 33.6 91% 84% 90%
25-Nov Clemson 8 10-34 L 1% -21.0 16% 11% 42%
1-Jan vs. Michigan 27 26-19 W 95% 15.5 81% 52% 82%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 26.0 88 23.5 37
Points Per Game 26.3 91 22.4 25
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 41.8% 64 40.4% 60 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.12 84 1.06 20 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 30.2 50 28.4 38 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.16 93 3.91 24 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 7.4 14 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+1.37
ACTUAL 11 13
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 100.1 69 120.6 17 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 43.2% 60 38.2% 31 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.86 81 0.83 27 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 102.6 57 108.4 38 100.0
Opportunity Rate 41.4% 31 37.6% 63 38.5%
Power Success Rate 65.1% 88 78.8% 121 67.7%
Stuff Rate 22.1% 111 19.9% 62 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
A.J. Turner RB 5'10, 184 SO 98 531 3 5.4 4.5 45.9% 1 (0)
Ty'Son Williams RB 6'0, 215 SO 95 471 1 5.0 4.9 36.8% 1 (1)
Rico Dowdle RB 5'11, 220 SO 66 251 2 3.8 3.0 33.3% 0 (0)
Jake Bentley QB 6'3, 220 SO 44 263 6 6.0 3.5 54.5% 3 (2)
Mon Denson RB 5'10, 209 SO 41 152 2 3.7 3.1 31.7% 0 (0)
Hayden Hurst TE 6'5, 250 JR 9 30 1 3.3 3.8 33.3% 0 (0)
Caleb Kinlaw RB 5'11, 202 JR 4 47 0 11.8 5.9 100.0% 0 (0)
Bryan Edwards WR 6'3, 215 SO 4 19 0 4.8 2.0 50.0% 0 (0)
Deebo Samuel WR 6'0, 215 JR 2 30 1 15.0 9.0 100.0% 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+ 111.1 32 101.9 55 100.0
Passing Success Rate 40.7% 64 42.6% 86 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.35 102 1.26 6 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 104 63 88.4 89 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Jake Bentley 6'3, 220 SO 245 394 2794 18 12 62.2% 29 6.9% 6.2

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Bryan Edwards WR 6'3, 215 SO 101 64 793 5 12.4 7.9 63.4% 41.6% 27.0%
Hayden Hurst TE 6'5, 250 JR 63 44 559 2 12.7 8.9 69.8% 47.6% 16.8%
OrTre Smith WR 6'4, 219 FR 51 30 326 3 10.9 6.4 58.8% 51.0% 13.6%
Shi Smith WR 5'10, 179 FR 44 29 409 3 14.1 9.3 65.9% 50.0% 11.8%
A.J. Turner RB 5'10, 184 SO 24 18 117 0 6.5 4.9 75.0% 41.7% 6.4%
Deebo Samuel WR 6'0, 215 JR 22 15 250 3 16.7 11.4 68.2% 63.6% 5.9%
Ty'Son Williams RB 6'0, 215 SO 17 12 32 1 2.7 1.9 70.6% 29.4% 4.5%
Rico Dowdle RB 5'11, 220 SO 14 11 128 1 11.6 9.1 78.6% 50.0% 3.7%
Randrecous Davis WR 5'10, 186 FR 13 7 55 0 7.9 4.2 53.8% 46.2% 3.5%
Jacob August TE 6'6, 258 JR 7 6 68 0 11.3 9.7 85.7% 71.4% 1.9%
Chavis Dawkins WR 6'2, 212 SO 6 2 18 0 9.0 3.0 33.3% 16.7% 1.6%
Chad Terrell WR 6'3, 212 FR 5 3 20 0 6.7 4.0 60.0% 40.0% 1.3%
K.C. Crosby TE 6'1, 242 JR 5 2 11 0 5.5 2.2 40.0% 40.0% 1.3%
Kiel Pollard TE 6'0, 240 SO 1 1 4 0 4.0 4.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Mon Denson RB 5'10, 209 SO 1 1 4 0 4.0 4.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 109.1 36 107.0 36 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 48.3% 47 46.0% 62 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.10 46 1.01 45 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.91 65 2.91 64 2.92
SD Sack Rate 5.4% 74 4.0% 88 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 91.1 95 119.3 21 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 27.6% 101 28.5% 41 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.23 127 1.21 5 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.43 46 2.84 29 3.22
PD Sack Rate 9.5% 92 8.1% 51 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 85.3 111 105.7 48
Q2 S&P+ 105.7 56 117.4 27
Q3 S&P+ 120.5 24 106.9 44
Q4 S&P+ 102.5 64 106.9 38
1st Down S&P+ 108.1 39 110.7 31
2nd Down S&P+ 105.3 54 108.5 43
3rd Down S&P+ 91.6 98 105.7 44
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 53.1% 101 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 27.2% 107 35.3%
Adj. Pace +2.9 122 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 80.4% 15 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 55.7% 110 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 35.6% 57 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 15.8% 64 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 6.8% 23 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 2.5% 112 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 6.3% 74 6.5%
PD to INC 38.1% 16 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Skai Moore LB 6'2, 218 SR 77.5 8 (2) 15 3 (2) 0 39.5%
T.J. Brunson LB 6'1, 230 SO 70.5 4.5 (2) 8 0 (0) 0 44.6%
Chris Lammons DB 5'10, 190 SR 70.5 3 (0) 4 0 (7) 1 67.6%
Rashad Fenton DB 5'10, 184 JR 45.0 1 (0) 0 1 (8) 0 63.8%
D.J. Wonnum DL 6'4, 251 SO 44.5 13 (6) 12 0 (5) 0 25.9%
D.J. Smith DB 5'11, 198 SR 43.5 1.5 (0) 1 0 (4) 0 74.5%
JaMarcus King DB 6'2, 186 SR 38.0 1 (1) 0 2 (12) 0 80.0%
Jamyest Williams DB 5'9, 175 FR 35.0 4 (0) 4 2 (1) 0 65.8%
Keir Thomas DL 6'2, 262 SO 27.5 4.5 (2) 7 0 (0) 1 17.6%
Dante Sawyer DL 6'3, 275 SR 24.5 5 (3) 4 0 (5) 5 24.1%
Daniel Fennell DL 6'3, 244 SO 24.0 5.5 (3) 5 0 (0) 0 30.0%
Taylor Stallworth DL 6'2, 305 SR 22.0 2.5 (0) 9 0 (2) 0 14.3%
Ulric Jones DL 6'5, 312 SR 22.0 1 (1) 1 0 (2) 0 31.0%
Sherrod Greene LB 6'1, 223 FR 20.0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 52.6%
Aaron Sterling DL 6'1, 240 FR 17.5 3 (2) 6 0 (0) 0 4.5%
Steven Montac DB 5'11, 181 JR 16.5 1 (0) 0 3 (2) 1 64.7%
Javon Kinlaw DL 6'6, 326 SO 16.0 2 (0) 4 0 (3) 1 12.5%
Kobe Smith DL 6'2, 297 SO 9.5 1.5 (0) 3 0 (0) 0 38.5%
Eldridge Thompson LB 6'1, 215 JR 9.0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 25.0%
Bryson Allen-Williams LB 6'0, 230 SR 7.5 3 (2) 3 1 (1) 0 30.0%
Keisean Nixon DB 5'10, 192 JR 7.5 0 (0) 1 2 (0) 0 42.9%
Antoine Wilder LB 5'10, 190 SO 7.0 1 (1) 0 0 (0) 0 50.0%
A.J. Turner RB 5'10, 184 SO 5.5 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Javon Charleston DB 6'0, 189 SO 5.5 0 (0) 0 (1) 0
Shameik Blackshear DL 6'4, 260 SO 5.0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 20.0%

* 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+ -0.4 95
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.40 108
Punt Success Rate 57.4% 66
Kickoff Success Rate 85.2% 20
Punt Return Success Rate 36.8% 97
Kick Return Success Rate 48.4% 43
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Parker White 6'4, 195 FR 26-26 14-25 56.0%
Alexander Woznick 5'11, 164 FR 10-11 1-3 33.3%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Joseph Charlton 6'5, 190 SO 54 43.6 4 13 11 44.4%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Parker White 6'4, 195 FR 65 64.2 44 67.7% 0 2 0 0
Alexander Woznick 5'11, 164 FR 1 65.0 0 0.0% 0 0 0 0
Michael Almond 6'3, 229 SO 1 45.0 0 0.0% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Chris Lammons 5'10, 190 SR 19 7.4 0 15 3 (1)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
A.J. Turner 5'10, 184 SO 11 17.1 0 0 0 (0)
Rashad Fenton 5'10, 184 JR 10 20.9 0 0 0 (0)
Shi Smith 5'10, 179 FR 5 15.2 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Javon Charleston DB 6'0, 189 SO 5.5 -0.7 22.7
Chris Lammons DB 5'10, 190 SR 3.5 23.3
A.J. Turner RB 5'10, 184 SO 3.5 9.0
T.J. Brunson LB 6'1, 230 SO 3.0 14.0 19.5
Mon Denson RB 5'10, 209 SO 2.5 14.7

Stats via SportSource Analytics