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2017 Wake Forest advanced statistical profile

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Wake Forest Demon Deacons (ACC Atlantic)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 8-5 | Second-order wins (diff.): 6.8 (-1.2) | S&P+ Rk: 37
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
31-Aug Presbyterian N/A 51-7 W 100% 40.9 92% 94% 95%
9-Sep at Boston College 66 34-10 W 98% 19.1 84% 46% 91%
16-Sep Utah State 57 46-10 W 100% 38.8 96% 90% 93%
23-Sep at Appalachian State 18 20-19 W 20% -7.6 36% 27% 54%
30-Sep Florida State 43 19-26 L 43% -1.7 46% 41% 57%
7-Oct at Clemson 8 14-28 L 0% -26.2 12% 12% 26%
21-Oct at Georgia Tech 73 24-38 L 4% -16.2 19% 49% 16%
28-Oct Louisville 16 42-32 W 100% 25.3 91% 95% 40%
4-Nov at Notre Dame 13 37-48 L 6% -14.7 22% 75% 9%
11-Nov at Syracuse 88 64-43 W 100% 26.3 88% 97% 26%
18-Nov NC State 38 30-24 W 57% 1.5 55% 68% 34%
25-Nov Duke 65 23-31 L 18% -8.3 32% 35% 41%
29-Dec vs. Texas A&M 61 55-52 W 38% -2.9 42% 90% 7%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 33.8 23 27.7 66
Points Per Game 38.3 20 30.7 80
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 42.8% 53 40.9% 64 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.26 28 1.15 57 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 30.9 34 28.9 53 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.87 27 4.07 31 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 8.2 11 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-0.07
ACTUAL 8 20
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 94.6 91 112.4 31 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 37.5% 107 39.7% 43 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.98 35 0.99 97 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 103 56 120.9 10 100.0
Opportunity Rate 36.1% 97 33.6% 18 38.5%
Power Success Rate 66.0% 78 70.4% 83 67.7%
Stuff Rate 20.0% 72 24.2% 13 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Matt Colburn II RB 5'10, 200 JR 166 904 7 5.4 6.9 33.7% 0 (0)
John Wolford QB 6'1, 200 SR 126 769 10 6.1 5.6 43.7% 3 (1)
Arkeem Byrd RB 6'1, 190 FR 77 395 1 5.1 5.5 37.7% 1 (0)
Cade Carney RB 5'11, 215 SO 63 232 2 3.7 2.6 30.2% 1 (0)
Kendall Hinton QB 6'0, 195 SO 41 215 1 5.2 6.4 34.1% 1 (0)
Isaiah Robinson RB 5'10, 220 JR 22 82 1 3.7 4.4 22.7% 0 (0)
Greg Dortch WR 5'9, 165 FR 7 9 0 1.3 1.5 42.9% 2 (1)
Scotty Washington WR 6'5, 225 SO 2 13 0 6.5 5.5 50.0% 0 (0)
Tabari Hines WR 5'10, 175 JR 2 -6 0 -3.0 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+ 136.2 2 95.3 87 100.0
Passing Success Rate 48.6% 5 42.0% 80 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.48 53 1.30 17 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 156.4 18 94.8 78 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
John Wolford 6'1, 200 SR 239 374 3192 29 6 63.9% 15 3.9% 8.0
Kendall Hinton 6'0, 195 SO 27 47 399 4 0 57.4% 5 9.6% 7.2
Jamie Newman 6'4, 235 FR 2 4 8 0 1 50.0% 0 0.0% 2.0

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Tabari Hines WR 5'10, 175 JR 79 53 683 7 12.9 8.7 67.1% 51.9% 19.1%
Scotty Washington WR 6'5, 225 SO 76 45 711 3 15.8 9.4 59.2% 50.0% 18.4%
Greg Dortch WR 5'9, 165 FR 74 54 732 9 13.6 9.9 73.0% 58.1% 17.9%
Cam Serigne TE 6'3, 240 SR 58 44 556 9 12.6 9.6 75.9% 65.5% 14.0%
Chuck Wade, Jr. WR 6'0, 200 JR 36 19 245 1 12.9 6.8 52.8% 44.4% 8.7%
Alex Bachman WR 6'0, 190 JR 33 21 365 3 17.4 11.1 63.6% 54.5% 8.0%
Cortez Lewis WR 6'1, 205 JR 25 9 132 0 14.7 5.3 36.0% 36.0% 6.1%
Matt Colburn II RB 5'10, 200 JR 12 11 67 0 6.1 5.6 91.7% 41.7% 2.9%
Arkeem Byrd RB 6'1, 190 FR 6 4 24 0 6.0 4.0 66.7% 50.0% 1.5%
Jack Freudenthal TE 6'3, 230 SO 5 3 42 1 14.0 8.4 60.0% 60.0% 1.2%
Cade Carney RB 5'11, 215 SO 3 3 31 0 10.3 10.3 100.0% 66.7% 0.7%
Davis Johnson WR 5'11, 180 FR 2 1 5 0 5.0 2.5 50.0% 50.0% 0.5%
Steven Claude WR 6'2, 195 SO 1 1 13 0 13.0 13.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.2%
Isaiah Robinson RB 5'10, 220 JR 1 1 3 0 3.0 3.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.2%
James Sriraman WR 6'3, 200 SO 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
John Wolford QB 6'1, 200 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+ 111.2 28 98.8 70 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 46.9% 63 47.2% 76 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.19 18 1.04 63 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 2.88 71 2.60 31 2.92
SD Sack Rate 4.9% 64 3.0% 109 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 122.2 17 114.2 29 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 33.8% 32 28.8% 46 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.45 92 1.49 65 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.14 78 2.52 11 3.22
PD Sack Rate 3.0% 5 8.3% 44 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 124.6 17 118.1 28
Q2 S&P+ 122.7 14 102.7 59
Q3 S&P+ 124.9 15 101.0 67
Q4 S&P+ 102.3 68 89.2 114
1st Down S&P+ 120.2 12 99.3 72
2nd Down S&P+ 111.8 36 110.5 36
3rd Down S&P+ 122.7 13 101.5 65
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 54.6% 92 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 44.6% 14 35.3%
Adj. Pace -4.0 6 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 76.5% 49 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 55.3% 114 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 34.8% 68 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 18.6% 26 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 6.1% 35 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 5.2% 41 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 7.3% 34 6.5%
PD to INC 35.4% 52 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Cameron Glenn DB 6'1, 200 JR 81.5 3.5 (0) 8 2 (7) 1 62.0%
Grant Dawson LB 6'1, 225 SR 73.5 10.5 (2.5) 19 0 (1) 1 35.6%
Jaboree Williams LB 6'0, 245 SR 70.5 13 (2.5) 16 2 (3) 0 37.8%
Jessie Bates III DB 6'2, 195 SO 64.5 6 (0) 7 1 (5) 1 61.6%
Essang Bassey DB 5'10, 185 SO 63.5 6 (0) 0 3 (16) 0 74.6%
Amari Henderson DB 6'1, 185 SO 56.5 1.5 (0) 1 2 (12) 0 69.4%
Demetrius Kemp LB 6'1, 220 JR 53.5 1.5 (1) 3 1 (1) 3 56.6%
Justin Strnad LB 6'3, 230 SO 41.5 8.5 (4.5) 3 3 (1) 2 39.5%
Luke Masterson DB 6'2, 210 FR 38.0 1 (0) 1 0 (3) 0 59.4%
Wendell Dunn DL 6'3, 250 SR 36.0 7 (3) 12 0 (2) 3 22.4%
Duke Ejiofor DL 6'4, 275 SR 34.5 16.5 (6.5) 17 0 (1) 2 17.9%
Ja'Sir Taylor DB 5'10, 180 FR 25.5 0 (0) 0 0 (5) 0 84.0%
Willie Yarbary DL 6'2, 285 JR 22.0 7.5 (4) 8 0 (1) 0 10.3%
Zeek Rodney DL 6'1, 305 JR 21.5 8.5 (1) 16 0 (0) 0 11.1%
Carlos Basham, Jr. DL 6'5, 275 FR 19.5 2 (0) 6 0 (3) 0 15.8%
Ja'Cquez Williams LB 6'2, 210 FR 19.0 2 (1) 2 0 (1) 0 50.0%
Elontae Bateman DL 6'2, 290 SO 16.5 4.5 (1) 7 0 (0) 0 31.8%
Chris Calhoun DL 6'4, 250 JR 15.5 1.5 (0) 4 0 (1) 1 45.0%
Sulaiman Kamara DL 6'2, 290 FR 9.0 3 (0) 5 0 (0) 0 10.0%
Coby Davis DB 5'11, 185 FR 9.0 0 (0) 0 0 (2) 0 90.0%
Jack Freudenthal TE 6'3, 230 SO 7.0 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Chuck Wade, Jr. WR 6'0, 200 JR 6.5 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Paris Black DL 6'3, 255 SO 5.5 1 (1) 0 0 (0) 0 50.0%
DJ Taylor LB 6'1, 225 FR 5.0 1 (0) 2 0 (0) 0 0.0%
Deon Young DL 6'1, 315 SR 4.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 40.0%

* 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+ 0.0 70
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.21 36
Punt Success Rate 50.0% 101
Kickoff Success Rate 63.3% 101
Punt Return Success Rate 46.2% 67
Kick Return Success Rate 47.5% 49
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Mike Weaver 6'1, 190 SR 52-56 21-25 84.0%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Dom Maggio 6'3, 185 SO 67 44.2 6 19 16 52.2%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Mike Weaver 6'1, 190 SR 83 59.5 33 39.8% 0 6 1 0
Ben Brown 6'2, 170 SO 2 58.0 0 0.0% 0 0 0 0
Willie Yarbary 6'2, 285 JR 2 53.5 0 0.0% 1 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Greg Dortch 5'9, 165 FR 20 8.1 0 6 0 (0)
Jessie Bates III 6'2, 195 SO 8 20.1 1 14 1 (0)
Tabari Hines 5'10, 175 JR 1 0.0 0 1 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Greg Dortch 5'9, 165 FR 18 22.1 0 0 0 (0)
Chuck Wade, Jr. 6'0, 200 JR 15 24.0 0 0 1 (1)
Tabari Hines 5'10, 175 JR 4 23.3 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Jack Freudenthal TE 6'3, 230 SO 7.0 6.8 17.5
Luke Masterson DB 6'2, 210 FR 7.0 10.0 18.8
Demetrius Kemp LB 6'1, 220 JR 6.5 9.0 37.7
Jaboree Williams LB 6'0, 245 SR 6.0 18.1
Chuck Wade, Jr. WR 6'0, 200 JR 5.5 3.8

Stats via SportSource Analytics