StatTiger Report Card On Auburn-Wisconsin

Stuart Carter takes a look at Auburn's loss to Wisconsin in the Outback Bowl by the numbers.

Offensive Report Card

01) Avg 6-yards per play on 1st down: [5.14] fail
02) Convert at least 40% of 3rd downs: [33.3%] fail
03) Avg at least 4.5 yards per rush: [5.09] pass
04) Score on at least 1/3 of possessions: [41.7%] pass
05) Keep 3 and out series under 33%: [25.0%] pass
06) Average 8.0 yards per pass attempt: [9.39 yds] pass
07) Score at least 75% inside red zone: [100.0%] pass
08) TD red zone above 60%: [100.0%] pass
09) Avg at least 30-yards per possession: [36.2 yds] pass
10) 40% of offensive snaps part of scoring drives: [54.5%] pass
11) TD / Turnover ratio above 1.6: [4 TD’s / 0] pass
12) TD ratio of at least 1 every 17 snaps: [16.5] pass
13) At least 8 impact plays: [11] pass
14) At least 2 big plays: [1] fail
15) Pass rating of at least 125.0: [177.2] pass

Score: 12 of 15 (80.0%) Pass

Defensive Report Card:

01) Avg under 6-yards per play on 1st down: [7.02] fail
02) Convert below 35% of 3rd downs: [25.0%] pass
03) Avg at least 4.0 yards per rush: [7.41] fail
04) Score below 1/3 of possessions: [50.0%] fail
05) Keep 3 and out series above 33%: [0.0%] fail
06) Average below 7.5 yards per pass attempt: [4.48 yds] pass
07) Score below 75% inside red zone: [100.0%] fail
08) TD red zone below 60%: [50.0%] pass
09) Avg under 30-yards per possession: [43.4 yds] fail
10) Less than 40% of offensive snaps part of scoring drives: [51.8%] fail
11) TD / Turnover ratio below 1.6: [4 TD’s / 3 turnovers] pass
12) TD ratio of at least 1 every 30 snaps: [20.2] fail
13) Less than 8 impact plays: [10] fail
14) No more than 2 big plays allowed: [2] pass
15) Pass rating below 125.0: [79.5] pass

Score: 6 of 15 (40.0%) Fail

*Auburn simply could not stop the run and was gashed on 1st down by the Badgers. Wisconsin gained 288-yards on first down to Auburn's 144-yards.

Special Teams Report Card:

1) Punt Average (Above 41.3): [45.8] 2 inside 20 (pass)
2) Punt Return Defense (Below 7.8 YPR): [0.0] pass
3) Punt Return Offense (Above 9.8 YPR): [0.0] fail
4) Kick-Return Defense (Below 21.2 YPR): [21.5] fail
5) Kick-Return Offense (Above 22.3 YPR): [17.5] fail
6) PAT’s (100%): [4 of 4] pass
7) FG Pct (75% or above): [33.3%] fail

Score: 3 of 7 (42.9%) Fail

*Keep in mind that 50% is a passing score.

It was basically the same story we have witnessed the last half of the season. Offense had a passing grade but defense and special teams had failing grades. The three (3) turnovers kept this game close.


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