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By-The-Numbers: Boise State

By-The-Numbers is back for the 2015 season! And what a way to start out - storylines galore. Chris Petersen heads back to the place he helped put on the map; Boise State looking to avenge their pathetic 2013 display versus Washington at Husky Stadium, and can the Huskies show the country they have more going for them than the players that got drafted this past spring? And what do the numbers say about UW's chances?

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WASHINGTON AT. BOISE ST

Fri, Sept 4th, 7:15pm Pacific
TV:ESPN
Albertsons Stadium
Blue Turf


WASHINGTON

BOISE ST
Overall Record 8-6(.571) 12-2(.857)
Location Record 0-0(.000) on the road 0-0(.0) at home
Scoring/G: PF&PA(Rank) 30.2(54) 24.8(39) 39.7(9) 26.8(63)
Yardage/G: YF&YA(Rank) 388.6(74) 410.6(78) 494.3(14) 375.4(48)
Rushing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 188.6(40) 124.1(22) 213.9(29) 142.6(36)
Passing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 200.1(87) 137.3(100)* 280.4(23) 116.7(31)*
Turnover Margin(Rank) 0.9(9) 0.5(30)
AP Poll NR 23
Coaches Poll NR 24
Schedule/Results
09/04/15 At Boise St (NP) 09/04/15 Washington (NP)
09/12/15 Sac St (NP) 09/12/15 At BYU (NP)
09/19/15 Utah St (NP) 09/18/15 Idaho (NP)
09/26/15 California (NP) 09/25/15 At Virginia (NP)
10/03/15 BYE (NP) 10/03/15 Hawaii (NP)
10/08/15 At USC (NP) 10/10/15 At Col St (NP)
10/17/15 Oregon (NP) 10/16/15 At Utah St (NP)
10/24/15 At Stanford (NP) 10/24/15 Wyoming (NP)
10/31/15 Arizona (NP) 10/31/15 At UNLV (NP)
11/07/15 Utah St (NP) 11/07/15 BYE (NP)
11/14/15 At ASU (NP) 11/14/15 New Mex (NP)
11/21/15 At OSU (NP) 11/20/15 Air Force (NP)
01/27/15 WSU (NP) 11/27/15 At San Jose St (NP)
12/05/15 At BYE (NP) 12/05/15 BYE (NP)
Last Meeting
2013
Boise St. 6
Washington 26
* Rank shown is for pass efficiency defense.
Stats appearing in BLUE are the better of the 2 teams.

Statistics Expanded

Statistic WASHINGTON BOISE ST Diff LY
  UW OPP DIFF BSU OPP DIFF UW-BSU UW
Pts / G 30.2 24.8 5.4 39.7 26.8 12.9 -9.5 30.2
Yds / G 388.6 410.6 -22.0 494.3 375.4 118.9 -105.7 388.6
Rushing Yds / G 124.1 124.1 0.0 213.9 142.6 71.3 -89.8 124.1
Passing Yds / G 200.1 286.6 -86.5 280.4 232.9 47.5 -80.3 200.1
Yds / Play 5.4 5.4 0.0 6.5 5.2 1.3 -1.1 5.4
Rushing Yds / Car 2.9 3.3 -0.4 4.9 4.4 0.5 -2.1 2.9
Passing Yds / Att 7.0 7.4 -0.4 8.7 6.7 2.0 -1.7 7.0
Passing Yds / Cmp 11.0 11.7 -0.7 12.7 11.6 1.0 -1.7 11.0
Passing Cmp % 63.8 63.6 0.1 68.7 57.4 11.4 -5.0 63.8
Punt Return Avg 10.4 5.8 4.6 6.8 6.4 0.4 3.7 10.4
Yds / 7 Pts 75.1 115.9 40.8 87.2 98.1 10.9 12.0 75.1
Plays / 7 Pts 16.7 21.5 4.9 13.4 18.7 5.4 -3.3 16.7
Rushing Play % 60.3 49.5 10.7 57.5 45.3 12.1 2.8 60.3
Passing Play % 39.7 50.5 -10.7 42.5 48.6 -6.1 -2.8 39.7
Plays/Game 71.9 0.0 71.9 75.7 0.0 75.7 0.0 62.3
Turnovers / G 2.1 1.2 -0.9 2.2 1.7 -0.5 0.1 2.1
Fumbles / G 1.1 0.8 -0.4 0.6 0.6 0.0 -0.5 1.1
Intercept / G 0.9 0.4 -0.5 1.6 1.1 -0.5 0.6 0.9
Penalties: No/G 4.2 4.8 0.6 5.6 7.7 2.1 1.4 4.2
Penalties: Yards/G 39.7 38.7 -1.0 48.0 69.2 21.2 8.3 39.7
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.

Players Ranked in Top 50 in the Nation

WASHINGTON
Rank Category Player Value
2 Kickoff Return TDs (12 ranked) John Ross 2
2 Combined Kick Returns (175 ranked) John Ross 938
11 Punt Return TDs (11 ranked) Dante Pettis 1
11 Sacks (68 ranked) Andrew Hudson 0.89
12 Field Goal Percentage (114 ranked) Cameron Van Winkle 0.833
19 Punt Returns (58 ranked) Dante Pettis 10.3
25 Field Goals Per Game (124 ranked) Cameron Van Winkle 1.43
34 Kickoff Returns (117 ranked) John Ross 24.70
49 Punting (108 ranked) Korey Durkee 42.10
BOISE ST
Rank Category Player Value
4 Interceptions (111 ranked) Darian Thompson 0.50
7 Interceptions (111 ranked) Donte Deayon 0.50
10 Fumbles Recovered (43 ranked) Tanner Vallejo 3.00
11 Punt Return TDs (11 ranked) Donte Deayon 1.00
13 Sacks (68 ranked) Kamalei Correa 0.86
18 Tackles For Loss (31 ranked) Kamalei Correa 1.40
19 Passes Defended (31 ranked) Donte Deayon 1.30
33 Punt Returns (58 ranked) Shane Williams-Rhodes 8.50
36 Scoring (194 ranked) Dan Goodale 8.20
41 Yards per Reception (150 ranked) Thomas Sperbeck 17.20

Team Profiles

Category WASHINGTON BOISE ST
Average height 6'-2" 6'-1"
Average weight 226lb 226lb
%Seniors(including 5th years) 12% 19%
Average Experience 2.5 2.8
%In-state 33% 19%
% Redshirts 51% 61%
Top states CA-54 CA-47
WA-36 ID-21
OR-3 TE-11
Total Players 109 111
RTN Offensive Starters 5 9
RTN Defensive Starters 4 8
RTN Lettermen 46 49
Lost Lettermen 22 14

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