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Updated on 1/3/2018

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Wisconsin Badgers (Big Ten West)

2017 Schedule & Results
Record: 13-1 | Second-order wins (diff.): 6.8 (-6.2) | S&P+ Rk: 6
Date Opponent Opp. S&P+ Rk Score W-L Win
Expectancy
Adj. Scoring
Margin
Percentile
Performance
Off.
Percentile
Def.
Percentile
1-Sep Utah State 57 59-10 W 100% 29.1 93% 88% 84%
9-Sep Florida Atlantic 11 31-14 W 100% 23.9 90% 81% 85%
16-Sep at BYU 101 40-6 W
30-Sep Northwestern 46 33-24 W 99% 22.2 89% 70% 78%
7-Oct at Nebraska 103 38-17 W
14-Oct Purdue 41 17-9 W 99% 23.6 89% 51% 91%
21-Oct Maryland 114 38-13 W 100% 28.9 89% 79% 87%
28-Oct at Illinois 118 24-10 W
4-Nov at Indiana 51 45-17 W
11-Nov Iowa 49 38-14 W 100% 48.0 97% 83% NULL
18-Nov Michigan 27 24-10 W 72% 5.4 63% 15% 87%
25-Nov at Minnesota 97 31-0 W
2-Dec vs. Ohio State 2 21-27 L 8% -12.6 25% 17% 53%
30-Dec vs. Miami-FL 17 34-24 W
Category Offense Rk Defense Rk
S&P+ 30.7 41 14.5 3
Points Per Game 36.4 26 15.0 3
Five Factors
Offense Defense
Category Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
EFFICIENCY Success Rate 45.0% 28 32.8% 3 40.3%
EXPLOSIVENESS IsoPPP 1.14 80 1.13 45 1.17
FIELD POSITION Avg. FP 31.5 24 27.6 23 29.6
FINISHING DRIVES Pts. Per Trip in 40 4.93 23 3.16 2 4.42
TURNOVER MARGIN EXPECTED 6.4 19 Turnover Luck (PPG):
-0.50
ACTUAL 5 30
Rushing
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Rushing S&P+ 113.6 24 126.3 12 100.0
Rushing Success Rate 43.9% 51 36.1% 19 42.2%
Rushing IsoPPP 0.93 52 0.80 18 0.92
Adj. Line Yards 114.5 18 115.1 25 100.0
Opportunity Rate 40.7% 42 34.1% 24 38.5%
Power Success Rate 72.5% 37 71.9% 94 67.7%
Stuff Rate 16.9% 30 18.8% 73 19.3%

Individual Rushing Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Rushes Yards TD Yards/
Carry
Hlt Yds/
Opp.
Opp.
Rate
Fumbles
(Lost)
Jonathan Taylor RB 5'11, 214 FR 299 1977 13 6.6 6.5 44.8% 8 (6)
Bradrick Shaw RB 6'1, 220 SO 96 365 4 3.8 2.6 31.3% 0 (0)
Garrett Groshek RB 5'11, 216 FR 61 297 2 4.9 3.9 45.9% 0 (0)
Chris James RB 5'10, 219 JR 51 233 1 4.6 3.4 39.2% 1 (1)
Rachid Ibrahim RB 6'0, 195 SR 28 130 0 4.6 2.9 42.9% 0 (0)
Austin Ramesh FB 6'1, 255 SR 17 89 2 5.2 7.3 29.4% 0 (0)
Alec Ingold FB 6'2, 246 JR 10 25 3 2.5 0.5 30.0% 0 (0)
Alex Hornibrook QB 6'4, 215 SO 8 16 0 2.0 1.6 25.0% 4 (1)
A.J. Taylor WR 5'11, 202 SO 6 26 0 4.3 2.0 33.3% 3 (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+ 127.2 7 126.2 8 100.0
Passing Success Rate 46.8% 14 29.7% 3 40.3%
Passing IsoPPP 1.45 62 1.49 82 1.48
Adj. Sack Rate 108.7 57 139.6 11 100

Individual Passing Stats

Player Ht, Wt Year Comp Att Yards TD INT Comp
Rate
Sacks Sack Rate Yards/
Att.
Alex Hornibrook 6'4, 215 SO 198 318 2644 25 15 62.3% 21 6.2% 7.5
Jack Coan 6'3, 202 FR 5 5 36 0 0 100.0% 0 0.0% 7.2

Individual Receiving Stats

Player Pos. Ht, Wt Year Targets Catches Yards TD Yds/
Catch
Yds/
Target
Catch Rate Success Rate Target
Rate
Troy Fumagalli TE 6'6, 248 SR 73 46 547 4 11.9 7.5 63.0% 50.7% 23.9%
A.J. Taylor WR 5'11, 202 SO 46 31 475 5 15.3 10.3 67.4% 54.3% 15.1%
Danny Davis III WR 6'0, 186 FR 40 26 418 5 16.1 10.5 65.0% 65.0% 13.1%
Quintez Cephus WR 6'1, 205 SO 38 30 501 6 16.7 13.2 78.9% 71.1% 12.5%
Kendric Pryor WR 5'11, 185 FR 26 13 179 1 13.8 6.9 50.0% 42.3% 8.5%
Jonathan Taylor RB 5'11, 214 FR 14 8 95 0 11.9 6.8 57.1% 42.9% 4.6%
Zander Neuville TE 6'5, 258 JR 12 9 81 2 9.0 6.8 75.0% 41.7% 3.9%
Austin Ramesh FB 6'1, 255 SR 10 6 76 0 12.7 7.6 60.0% 40.0% 3.3%
Kyle Penniston TE 6'4, 244 SO 10 7 56 1 8.0 5.6 70.0% 50.0% 3.3%
Jazz Peavy WR 6'0, 189 SR 10 5 55 0 11.0 5.5 50.0% 40.0% 3.3%
Rachid Ibrahim RB 6'0, 195 SR 8 7 63 0 9.0 7.9 87.5% 50.0% 2.6%
Chris James RB 5'10, 219 JR 6 5 36 0 7.2 6.0 83.3% 0.0% 2.0%
Garrett Groshek RB 5'11, 216 FR 5 4 40 0 10.0 8.0 80.0% 80.0% 1.6%
Alec Ingold FB 6'2, 246 JR 3 3 37 1 12.3 12.3 100.0% 100.0% 1.0%
Bradrick Shaw RB 6'1, 220 SO 3 3 21 0 7.0 7.0 100.0% 66.7% 1.0%
Alex Hornibrook QB 6'4, 215 SO 1 1 9 0 9.0 9.0 100.0% 100.0% 0.3%
Standard Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Standard Downs S&P+ 109.6 34 117.9 15 100.0
Standard Downs Success Rate 47.7% 57 40.3% 12 46.5%
Standard Downs IsoPPP 1.00 93 1.02 48 1.07
SD Line Yards per Carry 3.22 25 2.82 50 2.92
SD Sack Rate 7.0% 104 6.7% 31 5.3%
Passing Downs
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Nat'l Avg.
Passing Downs S&P+ 137.8 7 141.8 3 100.0
Passing Downs Success Rate 38.4% 8 20.0% 1 30.7%
Passing Downs IsoPPP 1.57 49 1.50 68 1.53
PD Line Yards per Carry 3.19 72 2.54 14 3.22
PD Sack Rate 5.2% 29 11.8% 8 7.8%
Situational
Offense Defense
Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
Q1 S&P+ 125.2 16 112.5 34
Q2 S&P+ 117.8 21 129.4 11
Q3 S&P+ 125.0 14 142.7 7
Q4 S&P+ 119.0 12 135.7 4
1st Down S&P+ 108.7 36 124.3 11
2nd Down S&P+ 124.6 10 130.1 5
3rd Down S&P+ 150.8 1 137.8 8
Offensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 74.4% 7 60.0%
Pass Downs Run Rate 29.4% 96 35.3%
Adj. Pace +4.0 128 +0.0
% of Solo Tackles 73.9% 71 73.8%
Defensive Footprint
Team Rk Nat'l Average
Std. Downs Run Rate 55.8% 107 59.9%
Pass. Downs Run Rate 34.6% 73 35.0%
Overall Havoc Rate 23.6% 2 16.0%
DL Havoc Rate 2.8% 116 4.9%
LB Havoc Rate 11.3% 1 4.4%
DB Havoc Rate 9.5% 4 6.5%
PD to INC 46.8% 1 33.9%
Individual Defensive Stats
Name Pos Ht, Wt Year Tackles TFL (Sacks) Run Stuffs* Int (PBU) FF Succ. Rate**
Ryan Connelly ILB 6'3, 228 JR 72.5 11 (3) 15 1 (1) 1 28.7%
T.J. Edwards ILB 6'1, 244 JR 67.0 11 (2) 17 4 (7) 0 33.3%
Leon Jacobs OLB 6'2, 245 SR 47.5 9.5 (3.5) 8 2 (3) 1 26.7%
D'Cota Dixon S 5'10, 204 JR 44.5 3.5 (1.5) 5 1 (3) 1 57.1%
Alec James DE 6'3, 272 SR 42.0 8 (6.5) 5 0 (2) 0 36.5%
Natrell Jamerson S 6'0, 198 SR 41.5 3.5 (1.5) 4 2 (10) 0 65.2%
Andrew Van Ginkel OLB 6'4, 234 JR 32.5 10 (6.5) 5 2 (2) 2 18.2%
Nick Nelson CB 5'11, 208 JR 30.5 1 (0) 1 0 (21) 0 62.9%
Garret Dooley OLB 6'3, 246 SR 30.0 12 (7.5) 9 0 (1) 1 19.5%
Chris Orr ILB 6'0, 223 SO 28.0 3 (2) 2 1 (1) 0 47.2%
Dontye Carriere-Williams CB 5'10, 192 FR 26.0 0 (0) 0 1 (6) 0 76.9%
Conor Sheehy DE 6'4, 293 SR 25.0 5.5 (1.5) 6 0 (1) 0 31.6%
Derrick Tindal CB 5'11, 181 SR 23.5 1 (0) 1 2 (10) 2 68.0%
Joe Ferguson S 6'1, 195 SR 13.5 0 (0) 0 4 (2) 0 56.3%
Olive Sagapolu NT 6'2, 346 JR 12.5 3.5 (3) 0 0 (0) 0 41.2%
Arrington Farrar ILB 6'2, 237 JR 10.0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 43.8%
Isaiahh Loudermilk DE 6'7, 306 FR 8.5 1.5 (1.5) 1 0 (1) 0 18.2%
Mike Maskalunas ILB 6'3, 234 FR 8.5 1 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 50.0%
Garrett Rand DE 6'2, 272 SO 8.5 0 (0) 3 0 (1) 0 15.4%
Tyler Johnson OLB 6'3, 243 SO 7.0 2 (1) 2 0 (0) 2 0.0%
Chikwe Obasih DE 6'3, 275 SR 6.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 27.3%
Evan Bondoc S 6'1, 201 JR 5.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 100.0%
Lubern Figaro CB 6'0, 188 SR 5.0 1 (0) 0 0 (1) 1 50.0%
Eric Burrell S 6'0, 187 FR 5.0 0 (0) 0 0 (1) 0 60.0%
Noah Burks OLB 6'2, 230 FR 3.5 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 33.3%

* 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 28
Category Rate Rank
FG Value (per kick) 0.35 16
Punt Success Rate 54.1% 89
Kickoff Success Rate 93.2% 5
Punt Return Success Rate 41.7% 82
Kick Return Success Rate 37.1% 99
Place-Kicker Ht, Wt Year PAT FG Pct
Rafael Gaglianone 5'11, 232 JR 59-59 16-18 88.9%
Punter Ht, Wt Year Punts Avg TB FC I20 FC/I20
Ratio
Anthony Lotti 6'0, 191 SO 57 40.0 2 18 23 71.9%
Connor Allen 6'0, 169 SO 4 40.0 0 2 2 100.0%
Kicker Ht, Wt Year Kickoffs Avg TB TB% OOB Fair
Catches
Onside
Att
Onside
Success
Zach Hintze 6'0, 182 SO 79 64.1 54 68.4% 0 1 0 0
P.J. Rosowski 6'3, 217 JR 9 64.6 4 44.4% 0 0 0 0
Punt Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Nick Nelson 5'11, 208 JR 24 8.6 1 22 2 (0)
Jack Dunn 5'7, 180 FR 0 0.0 0 1 0 (0)
Jazz Peavy 6'0, 189 SR 0 0.0 0 1 0 (0)
Kick Returner Ht, Wt Year Returns Avg. TD Fair Catch Fumbles (Lost)
Derrick Tindal 5'11, 181 SR 15 21.3 0 0 0 (0)
A.J. Taylor 5'11, 202 SO 14 23.5 0 0 3 (0)
Natrell Jamerson 6'0, 198 SR 5 12.4 0 0 0 (0)
Tackler Pos Ht, Wt Year ST Tackles PR Avg KR Avg
Andrew Van Ginkel OLB 6'4, 234 JR 5.5 15.0 26.8
Evan Bondoc S 6'1, 201 JR 5.0 15.7
Natrell Jamerson S 6'0, 198 SR 4.5 3.8
Mike Maskalunas ILB 6'3, 234 FR 3.5 17.8
Lubern Figaro CB 6'0, 188 SR 3.0 19.3

Stats via SportSource Analytics