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2017 Western Michigan advanced statistical profile

Updated on 1/3/18

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2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 6-6 | Second-order wins (diff.): 5.6 (-0.4) | S&P+ Rk: 74
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
2-Sep at USC 26 31-49 L 0% -30.9 9% 29% 9%
9-Sep at Michigan State 19 14-28 L 0% -42.1 6% 1% 28%
16-Sep Idaho 99 37-28 W 42% -1.8 45% 56% 47%
23-Sep Wagner N/A 49-14 W 100% 46.7 93% 98% 88%
30-Sep Ball State 122 55-3 W 100% 41.6 93% 86% 97%
7-Oct at Buffalo 75 71-68 W 74% 6.0 64% 96% 8%
15-Oct Akron 112 13-14 L
21-Oct at Eastern Michigan 70 20-17 W 77% 6.9 67% 54% 60%
1-Nov Central Michigan 79 28-35 L 67% 3.9 60% 74% 32%
8-Nov Kent State 126 48-20 W 54% 1.0 51% 55% 50%
15-Nov at Northern Illinois 54 31-35 L 41% -2.0 48% 35% 54%
24-Nov at Toledo 30 10-37 L 0% -35.5 8% 7% 15%
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 27.3 79 27.3 62
Points Per Game 33.9 43 29.0 69
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 44.4% 35 39.9% 55 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.04 117 1.27 107 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 35.9 1 29.1 56 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.50 63 4.94 109 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 7.5 13 Turnover Luck (PPG):
+0.20
ACTUAL 8 20
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 107.4 55 82.6 122 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 46.4% 25 41.6% 64 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.92 58 0.98 95 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 98.6 83 100.9 60 100.0
Opportunity Rate 38.4% 68 35.8% 50 38.5%
Power Success Rate 76.6% 19 71.8% 93 67.7%
Stuff Rate 16.5% 25 23.2% 22 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Jarvion Franklin RB 6'0, 225 SR 235 1228 11 5.2 5.5 37.9% 2 (1)
Jamauri Bogan RB 5'7, 192 JR 112 589 3 5.3 4.4 40.2% 3 (2)
LeVante Bellamy RB 5'9, 185 SO 49 394 3 8.0 9.5 44.9% 0 (0)
Reece Goddard QB 6'2, 210 FR 48 117 2 2.4 3.2 35.4% 6 (3)
Davon Tucker RB 5'8, 210 SO 33 143 3 4.3 5.0 27.3% 0 (0)
Jon Wassink QB 6'2, 205 SO 30 178 3 5.9 4.9 46.7% 1 (1)
Matt Falcon RB 6'1, 235 FR 10 37 0 3.7 14.9 20.0% 0 (0)
Ra'Sean Davie WR 5'6, 175 FR 9 55 1 6.1 20.5 22.2% 0 (0)
Leo Ekwoge RB 5'11, 215 JR 7 45 0 6.4 4.7 57.1% 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+ 104.9 48 104.6 44 100.0
Passing Success Rate 41.1% 61 38.1% 46 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.26 123 1.60 103 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 89.8 87 83.4 93 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Jon Wassink 6'2, 205 SO 124 193 1391 14 4 64.2% 11 5.4% 6.6
Reece Goddard 6'2, 210 FR 44 96 542 3 3 45.8% 11 10.3% 4.5
Alex Mussat 6'2, 208 SO 1 1 5 0 0 100.0% 0 0.0% 5.0

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
D'Wayne Eskridge WR 5'9, 190 SO 63 30 506 3 16.9 8.0 47.6% 38.1% 22.4%
Keishawn Watson WR 5'11, 185 SO 59 41 374 7 9.1 6.3 69.5% 50.8% 21.0%
Donnie Ernsberger TE 6'3, 255 SR 51 34 394 4 11.6 7.7 66.7% 56.9% 18.1%
Anton Curtis WR 6'0, 195 SO 30 18 211 0 11.7 7.0 60.0% 50.0% 10.7%
Tyron Arnett WR 6'1, 180 FR 23 13 210 1 16.2 9.1 56.5% 52.2% 8.2%
Giovanni Ricci WR 6'3, 205 SO 18 12 80 0 6.7 4.4 66.7% 38.9% 6.4%
Luke Sanders WR 6'4, 200 FR 10 3 40 0 13.3 4.0 30.0% 30.0% 3.6%
LeVante Bellamy RB 5'9, 185 SO 7 7 54 0 7.7 7.7 100.0% 57.1% 2.5%
Jarvion Franklin RB 6'0, 225 SR 7 5 35 1 7.0 5.0 71.4% 28.6% 2.5%
Jon Wassink QB 6'2, 205 SO 2 2 40 2 20.0 20.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.7%
Darius Phillips CB 5'10, 190 SR 2 2 16 0 8.0 8.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.7%
Caleb Bailey LB 6'0, 225 SR 2 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 50.0% 0.0% 0.7%
Jamauri Bogan RB 5'7, 192 JR 2 1 -3 0 -3.0 -1.5 50.0% 0.0% 0.7%
Mitch Heimbuch TE 6'3, 245 FR 1 1 11 1 11.0 11.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.4%
Hunter Broersma WR 6'1, 195 FR 1 1 5 0 5.0 5.0 100.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Ra'Sean Davie WR 5'6, 175 FR 1 1 5 0 5.0 5.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.4%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 102.9 58 91.2 106 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 49.2% 35 45.2% 52 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 0.92 116 1.19 117 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.08 42 2.50 21 2.92
SD Sack Rate 6.2% 90 5.4% 61 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 116.0 28 100.4 70 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 32.9% 38 29.5% 57 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.45 90 1.48 63 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.32 63 3.11 57 3.22
PD Sack Rate 8.7% 82 5.1% 109 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 111.8 42 86.2 111
Q2 S&P+ 99.2 78 133.9 8
Q3 S&P+ 95.0 87 86.6 109
Q4 S&P+ 101.6 70 76.5 129
1st Down S&P+ 103.0 53 92.5 98
2nd Down S&P+ 107.1 46 99.5 69
3rd Down S&P+ 91.8 96 97.0 81
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 70.9% 18 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 40.3% 28 35.3%
Adj. Pace -1.3 34 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 75.7% 54 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 60.8% 55 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 33.8% 83 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 17.9% 36 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 4.7% 69 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 5.8% 23 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 7.1% 40 6.5%
PD to INC 31.8% 92 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Asantay Brown LB 6'0, 215 SR 77.0 6.5 (3) 8 1 (3) 2 44.2%
Robert Spillane LB 6'2, 220 SR 65.5 11 (1.5) 13 1 (1) 0 31.8%
Stefan Claiborne DB 6'2, 190 SO 54.0 1.5 (0) 3 0 (2) 1 66.1%
Caleb Bailey LB 6'0, 225 SR 50.0 11 (2) 17 0 (1) 1 32.8%
Davontae Ginwright DB 6'2, 200 SO 40.5 1 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 66.7%
Darius Phillips CB 5'10, 190 SR 34.0 5 (1) 4 3 (10) 2 62.8%
Malik Rucker DB 5'10, 185 SR 31.5 2 (0) 1 1 (5) 1 63.2%
Alex Grace LB 6'1, 215 JR 28.0 1 (0) 1 0 (0) 2 38.9%
Antonio Balabani DL 6'3, 235 SO 26.5 7.5 (4) 7 0 (1) 1 12.1%
Drake Spears LB 6'1, 220 SO 25.0 2.5 (1) 5 0 (0) 0 29.2%
Andre Turner DE 6'4, 280 SR 21.5 6 (3) 7 0 (0) 1 16.0%
Samuel Beal DB 6'1, 185 JR 21.5 3 (0) 3 2 (10) 1 69.2%
Obbie Jackson DB 5'10, 170 SO 20.5 0 (0) 1 2 (3) 0 65.0%
Steven Clark DL 6'2, 285 JR 18.5 2.5 (0) 6 0 (0) 0 44.4%
Ali Fayad DL 6'2, 230 FR 17.5 5.5 (2.5) 5 0 (0) 0 35.0%
Eric Assoua DL 6'2, 240 JR 14.0 5.5 (2) 6 0 (2) 1 27.8%
Treshaun Hayward LB 6'1, 220 FR 12.5 1 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 50.0%
Justin Tranquill DB 5'11, 195 SO 10.0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 76.9%
Brad Tanner DB 6'1, 195 SO 8.0 1 (0) 1 0 (1) 0 60.0%
A.J. Thomas DB 6'3, 190 FR 8.0 0 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 25.0%
Nick Matich DL 6'2, 290 JR 7.0 1 (1) 3 0 (0) 0 33.3%
Emanuel Jackson DB 5'11, 185 FR 7.0 0 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 50.0%
Daniel Jackson DL 6'2, 270 JR 6.0 0.5 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 25.0%
DeShawn Foster DL 5'11, 238 SO 4.0 2 (0) 2 0 (0) 0 20.0%
Dontre Boyd CB 5'9, 170 FR 4.0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 100.0%

* 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+ 0.2 53
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) -0.19 99
Punt Success Rate 68.8% 23
Kickoff Success Rate 68.1% 88
Punt Return Success Rate 28.6% 115
Kick Return Success Rate 70.0% 4
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Josh Grant 6'0, 185 FR 45-46 15-23 65.2%
Austin Regan 6'1, 200 JR 1-1 0-0 #DIV/0!
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Derrick Mitchell 6'2, 205 JR 65 42.4 4 9 24 50.8%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Derrick Mitchell 6'2, 205 JR 66 60.2 14 21.2% 1 1 0 0
Jason Evans 5'10, 195 JR 5 59.0 1 20.0% 0 0 0 0
Josh Grant 6'0, 185 FR 1 65.0 1 100.0% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Darius Phillips 5'10, 190 SR 13 8.0 0 15 2 (1)
Keishawn Watson 5'11, 185 SO 1 1.0 0 1 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Darius Phillips 5'10, 190 SR 26 26.3 2 0 0 (0)
DeShawn Foster 5'11, 238 SO 5 9.4 0 0 0 (0)
Donnie Ernsberger 6'3, 255 SR 4 9.3 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Alex Grace LB 6'1, 215 JR 12.5 7.4 19.3
Treshaun Hayward LB 6'1, 220 FR 7.0 19.1
Drake Spears LB 6'1, 220 SO 6.0 5.5 14.3
Stefan Claiborne DB 6'2, 190 SO 4.5 16.4
A.J. Thomas DB 6'3, 190 FR 4.0 12.5

Stats via SportSource Analytics