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October 1, 2013

This Week in MSU Football Week 6: Stats on Stats

Mississippi State is coming off of a bye week after a 62-7 blowout win against Troy, the largest point total in Dan Mullen's coaching career at MSU. They now prepare for a matchup with LSU and Les Miles who is coming off of their first loss of the season at Georgia.

This Week in MSU Football is a statistical look at nearly every category possible the MSU ranks in the top 10 in the SEC.

Individual Defense:

Fumble Recoveries: Kivon Coman, Matthew Wells and Calhoun- T-4th (1)

Interceptions: Nickoe Whitley- 4th (2)
Jamerson Love and Deontae Skinner- T-12th (1)

Special Teams:

PAT %: Bell- T-10th (13-14; 92.9)

Scoring (Kicks): Bell- T-12th (22 points; 5.5 ppg)


Scoring: Dak Prescott- T-4th (36 points; 9.0 per game)

Pass Attempts: Dak Prescott- 10th (85)

Completions: Prescott- 11th (47)

Passing Yards: Prescott- 10th (709)

Completion %: Prescott- 15th (55.3%)

Passing TDs: Prescott- T-13th (3)

Interceptions: Tyler Russell, Prescott and Damian Williams- T-12th (1)

Passing YPG: Prescott- 9th (177.2)

Passing Efficiency: Prescott- 12th (134.7)

Yards-Per-Completion: Prescott- 10th (8.3)

Yards-Per-Attempt: Prescott- 5th (7.4)

Completion %: Prescott-14th (52.8)

Passing Yards: Prescott- 11th (263)

Rushing TDs: Prescott- T-5th (5)

Reception TDS: Lewis- T-10th (2)

Reception Yards: Lewis- 12th (248)

Receiving Yards Per Game: Lewis- 11th (62.0)

Yards Per Catch: Lewis- T-3rd (20.7)
Robert Johnson- 15th (15.8)

Total Offense: Prescott- 8th (924 yards; 231.0 ypg)

Total Plays: Prescott- 10th (122)

Total TDs: Prescott- T-7th (8)

All-Purpose: Lewis- 12th (436)

Team Top 10 SEC Rankings Offense:

Sacks Allowed: T-5th (5)

Penalties: 4th (22 for 162, 40.5 ypg)

Time of Possession: 2nd (35:53 min. per game)

Red Zone Offense: 4th (17-20; 13 TDs; 4-7 FG; 85.0%)

First Downs: 8th (96)

Rushing 1st Downs: T-6th (47)

Passing 1st Downs: T-8th (43)

4th Down Conversions: 7th (7-12; 58.3%)

Turnover Differential: 1st (+5)

Pass Offense: T-6th (257.5 ypg)

Pass Attempts: 8th (121)

Pass Yardage: T-6th (1,030)

Passing Yards Per Comp: 3rd (14.9)

Passing Yds. Per Att.: 6th (8.5)

Interceptions: T-5th (3)

Rushing Offense: 9th (206.2)

Rush Attempts: T-7th (175)

Rushing Yards: 10th (825)

Rushing Yards Per Game: 9th (206.2)

Rushing TDs: 5th (13)

Total TDs: 8th (18)

Total Offense: 6th (463.8 ypg)

Total Plays: 7th (296)

Total Yards: 8th (1,855)

Scoring Offense: 7th (34.0 ppg)

Team Top 10 SEC Rankings Defense/Special Teams:

Opponent 1st Downs: 2nd (61)

Opponent 4th-Down Conversion: 1st (0-3; 0.0%)

Opponent 3rd Downs: 4th (20-58; 34.5%)

Opponent Penalties: 5th (20 for 203 yards)

Interception Return Yards: 7th (7)

Kickoff Return Yardage: 9th (220)

Kickoff Return Avg: 1st (36.7)

Yards Per Punt: 4th (45.1)

Pass Defense: 3rd (189.8)

Rushing Defense: 4th (120.2)

Passing Efficiency Defense: 2nd (114.6)

Scoring Defense: 3rd (14.8 ppg)

Total Defense: 2nd (310.0 ypg)

Interceptions: T-5th (4)

Interception Return Yds: 5th (49)

Interception Return Avg: 2nd (29.8)

Interception TDs: T-5th (1)

Fumble Recoveries: T-1st (4)

Fumble Return Yards: 1st (26)

Individual Game Highs for the SEC

Points Scored: Prescott vs. Troy- T-2nd (18)

Touchdowns: Prescott-T-2nd (3)

Total Yards Per Play: Lewis vs. Troy- 2nd (17.0)

Yards Per Catch: Lewis vs. Troy- T-2nd (48.0)

Longest Kick Return: Holloway vs ASU- 2nd (95)

Interceptions: Whitley vs. Auburn- T-1st (2)

Interception Return Yards: Love vs. Troy-T-2nd (70)

Interception TDs: Love vs. Troy-T-1st (1)

Interception Return Avg.: Whitley- 1st (21.0)

Team Game Highs for the SEC

Points: vs. Troy- 2nd (62)

Points Scored Kicking: vs. Troy- T-1st (14; 2 fg, 8 PAT's)

Touchdowns: vs. Troy- T-2nd (8)

Total Offensive Plays: vs. ASU- T-2nd (87)

Rushing TDs: vs. ASU and Troy- T-1st (5)

Field Goal Attempts: vs. Troy- T-2nd (3)

PATs Made: vs. Troy-T-1st (8)

Longest Kick Return: vs. ASU- 2nd (95)

Longest Int. Return: vs. Troy- T-2nd (70)

Fumble Recoveries: vs. ASU- T-1st (2)

Blocked Kicks: vs. OSU- T-1st (1)

Least Amount of Penalties: vs. Auburn-T-2nd (1)

Least Amount of Penalty Yards: vs. Auburn-T-2nd (5)

Low Opponent Rushing Yds.: vs. ASU- 2nd (28)

Low Opponent Yds. Per Rush: vs. ASU-2nd (1.1.)

Low Opp. Long Rush: vs. ASU- 1st (6)

Low Opp.1st Downs: vs. ASU- T-1st (6)

Low Opp. 1st Down Rushing: vs. ASU-T-1st (1)

Other Notes:

Dak Prescott's 133 yards against Auburn are the most by a quarterback in the SEC this season.. It's the 14th most yards in the conference thus far.

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