By-The-Numbers: BSU

Viva Las Vegas! It's time to hit the sports book, ignore the craps tables and focus on the numbers, because they never steer you wrong. And when Washington plays Boise State Saturday in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas, there's only one conclusion you can draw when breaking down all the important integers of this Sin City showdown; it should be downright defensive.


Washington AT. BOISE ST.

Dec 22 at 12:30pm PST
TV: ESPN
Las Vegas
TurfTech

WASHINGTON

BOISE ST.
Overall Record 7-5(.583) 10-2(.833)
Location Record 2-4(.333) on the road 5-1(.833) at home
Scoring/G: PF&PA(Rank) 23.8(88) 23.8(37) 30.4(54) 14.9(6)
Yardage/G: YF&YA(Rank) 347.6(99) 353.3(30) 390.0(76) 304.7(9)
Rushing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 137.2(90) 164.3(66) 173.1(51) 141.3(39)
Passing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 210.4(86) 188.9(16)* 216.9(79) 163.4(7)*
Turnover Margin(Rank) 0.6(31) 1.5(4)
AP Poll NR 20
Coaches Poll NR 15
Sagarin Rating 36(78.44) 41(77.63)
Schedule/Results
Sat 09/01 SAN DIEGO ST. (W 21-12) Fri 08/31 At Michigan St (L 13-17)
Sat 09/08 At LSU (L 3-41) Sat 09/08 B-Y-E (NP)
Sat 09/15 PORTLAND ST (W 52-13) Sat 09/15 Miami (OH) (W 39-12)
Sat 09/22 BYE (NP) Thu 09/20 BYU (W 7-6)
Thu 09/27 Stanford (W 17-13) Sat 09/29 At New Mexico (W 32-29)
Sat 10/06 At Oregon (L 21-52) Sat 10/06 At Southern Miss. (W 40-14)
Sat 10/13 SOUTHERN California (L 14-24) Sat 10/13 FRESNO ST (W 20-10)
Sat 10/20 At Arizona (L 17-52) Sat 10/20 UNLV (W 32-7)
Sat 10/27 OREGON ST (W 20-17) Sat 10/27 At Wyoming (W 45-14)
Fri 11/02 At California (W 21-13) Sat 11/03 SAN DIEGO ST (L 19-21)
Sat 11/10 Utah (W 34-15) Sat 11/10 At Hawaii (W 49-14)
Sat 11/17 At Colorado (W 38-3) Sat 11/17 COLORADO ST (W 42-14)
Fri 11/23 At Washington St (L 28-31) Sat 11/24 B-Y-E (NP)
  Sat 12/01 At Nevada (W 27-21)
Last Meeting
2011
Boise St - 10
Washington - 24
* Rank shown is for pass efficiency defense.
Stats appearing in BLUE are the better of the 2 teams.

More Statistics

Statistic WASHINGTON BOISE ST. Diff LY
  UW OPP DIFF BSU OPP DIFF UW-BSU UW
Pts / G 23.8 23.8 0.0 30.4 14.9 15.5 -6.6 21.8
Yds / G 347.6 353.3 -5.7 390.0 304.7 85.3 -42.4 362.5
Rushing Yds / G 137.2 164.3 -27.2 173.1 141.3 31.8 -35.9 172.2
Passing Yds / G 210.4 188.9 21.5 216.9 163.4 53.5 -6.5 190.4
Yds / Play 5.0 5.4 -0.3 5.9 4.5 1.4 -0.8 5.5
Rushing Yds / Car 3.8 4.5 -0.7 4.7 3.6 1.1 -0.9 4.7
Passing Yds / Att 6.3 6.4 -0.1 7.3 5.8 1.5 -1.0 6.6
Passing Yds / Cmp 10.3 11.9 -1.7 11.0 9.9 1.2 -0.8 12.1
Passing Cmp % 61.7 53.5 8.1 66.5 59.1 7.4 -4.8 54.5
Punt Return Avg 7.1 6.4 0.7 10.4 6.2 4.2 -3.4 4.9
Yds / 7 Pts 102.1 103.8 1.7 89.8 143.0 53.2 -12.3 116.2
Plays / 7 Pts 20.2 19.3 -0.9 15.3 31.7 16.4 -5.0 21.1
Rushing Play % 51.8 55.1 -3.3 55.5 58.4 -3.0 -3.7 56.1
Passing Play % 48.2 44.9 3.3 44.5 41.6 3.0 3.7 43.9
Plays/Game 68.9 65.8 3.1 66.4 67.6 -1.2 0.0 65.9
Turnovers / G 2.1 2.7 0.6 2.0 2.0 0.0 -0.1 1.2
Fumbles / G 1.1 1.3 0.2 1.4 0.7 -0.8 0.3 0.5
Intercept / G 1.0 1.4 0.4 0.6 1.3 0.8 -0.4 0.7
Penalties: No/G 8.8 6.3 -2.6 5.4 4.7 -0.8 -3.4 7.1
Penalties: Yards/G 79.9 54.1 -25.8 44.3 44.4 0.1 -35.6 63.8
A positive(+) differential (DIFF) means that a team is better than its year-to-date opponents for a given statistic while a
negative(-) differential (shown in red) means that it is worse. Blue in last year's column means current year is better in given statistic.

Top Players

WASHINGTON
Rank Category Player Value
29 Rushing Bishop Sankey 102.83
42 Receptions Per Game Kasen Williams 5.92
48 All-Purpose Runners Bishop Sankey 117.42
63 Receptions Per Game Austin Seferian-Jenkins 5.25
64 Sacks Josh Shirley 0.54
64 Sacks Andrew Hudson 0.54
67 Scoring Bishop Sankey 7.5
70 Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Jaydon Mickens 22.00
71 Interceptions Justin Glenn 0.25
71 Interceptions Marcus Peters 0.25
71 Interceptions Shaq Thompson 0.25
75 Receiving Yards Per Game Austin Seferian-Jenkins 65.92
77 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Keith Price 124.48
78 Total Offense Keith Price 204.50
80 Receiving Yards Per Game Kasen Williams 65.25
80 Punting (Min. 3.6 Punts/Game) Travis Coons 39.51
BOISE ST.
Rank Category Player Value
18 Sacks Demarcus Lawrence 0.86
19 Punt Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Chris Potter 11.83
31 Tackles For Loss Demarcus Lawrence 1.23
40 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Joe Southwick 141.51
41 Scoring D.J. Harper 8.33
44 Rushing D.J. Harper 88.75
49 All-Purpose Runners D.J. Harper 116.83
63 Field Goals Michael Frisina 1.00
69 Tackles J.C. Percy 8.42
70 Total Offense Joe Southwick 212.33
71 Interceptions Darian Thompson 0.25
71 Interceptions Jamar Taylor 0.25
73 Receptions Per Game Matt Miller 5.00

Team Profiles

Category WASHINGTON BOISE ST.
Average height 6'1" 6'1"
Average weight 231lb 228lb
%Seniors(including 5th years) 11% 22%
Average Experience 2.5 2.8
%In-state 46% 20%
% Redshirts 50% 63%
Top states CA-49 CA-36
WA-43 ID-21
HI-5 TX-16
Total Players 100 103
RTN Offensive Starters 6 5
RTN Defensive Starters 7 2
RTN Lettermen 42 48
Lost Lettermen 23 20

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