By-The-Numbers: LSU

By-The-Numbers is back! But the real question is; do we want to be? This is not exactly the statistical matchup we'd like to see, but it is what it is. The Washington Huskies host LSU Saturday night on ESPN, and the visiting Tigers come loaded with the numbers on their side.

LSU at UW Matchup Page


LSU VS. WASHINGTON

Sat, Sept 5, 2009 at 7:30 PM PST
TV: ESPN
Husky Stadium
Field: FieldTurf

LSU

WASHINGTON
Overall Record 8-5(.615) 0-12(.000)
Location Record 0-3(.000) on the road 0-6(.000) at home
Scoring/G: PF&PA(Rank) 30.9(30) 24.2(56) 13.3(117) 38.6(116)
Yardage/G: PF&PA(Rank) 368.1(55) 325.5(32) 263.2(116) 451.8(110)
Rushing/G: PF&PA(Rank) 166.8(43) 110.2(17) 99.3(106) 240.6(117)
Passing/G: PF&PA(Rank) 201.3(71) 215.4(42)* 163.8(101) 211.2(115)*
Turnover Margin(Rank) -0.1(67) -1.4(116)
AP Poll 11 NR
Coaches Poll 9 NR
Sagarin Rating 6(88.55) 80(67.35)
This years Schedule 8-5(.615) 0-12(.000)
09/05/09 At Washington (NP) 09/05/09 LSU (NP)
09/12/09 Vanderbilt (NP) 09/12/09 Idaho (NP)
09/19/09 La.-Lafayette (NP) 09/19/09 Southern California (NP)
09/26/09 At Mississippi St. (NP) 09/26/09 At Stanford (NP)
10/03/09 At Georgia (NP) 10/03/09 At Notre Dame (NP)
10/10/09 Florida (NP) 10/10/09 Arizona (NP)
10/17/09 B*Y*E (NP) 10/17/09 At Arizona St. (NP)
10/24/09 Auburn (NP) 10/24/09 Oregon (NP)
10/31/09 Tulane (NP) 11/01/09 B*Y*E (NP)
11/07/09 At Alabama (NP) 11/07/09 At UCLA (NP)
11/14/09 Louisiana Tech (NP) 11/14/09 At Oregon St. (NP)
11/21/09 At Mississippi (NP) 11/28/09 Washington St. (NP)
11/28/09 Arkansas (NP) 12/05/09 California (NP)
Last Meeting
1983
Washington 14
LSU 40
* Rank shown is for pass efficiency defense.
Stats appearing in BLUE are the better of the 2 teams.

More Statistics

Statistic LSU WASHINGTON Diff Last Year
LSU OPP DIFF UW OPP DIFF LSU-UW UW
Pts / G 30.9 24.2 6.8 13.3 38.6 -25.3 17.7 13.3
Yds / G 368.1 325.5 42.5 263.2 451.8 -188.6 104.9 263.2
Rushing Yds / G 166.8 110.2 56.6 99.3 240.6 -141.3 67.4 99.3
Passing Yds / G 201.3 215.4 -14.1 163.8 211.2 -47.3 37.5 163.8
Yds / Play 5.4 5.0 0.4 4.0 6.6 -2.6 1.4 4.0
Rushing Yds / Car 4.4 3.4 1.0 2.8 5.7 -2.8 1.5 2.8
Passing Yds / Att 6.7 6.6 0.1 5.4 8.1 -2.7 1.3 5.4
Passing Yds / Cmp 12.7 12.3 0.4 11.4 12.1 -0.8 1.3 11.4
Passing Cmp % 52.7 53.4 -0.7 47.3 66.8 -19.5 5.4 47.3
Punt Return Avg 12.3 8.5 3.8 5.5 13.5 -8.0 6.8 5.5
Yds / 7 Pts 83.3 94.3 11.0 139.0 82.0 -57.1 55.7 139.0
Plays / 7 Pts 15.4 18.9 3.4 34.6 12.4 -22.2 19.1 34.6
Rushing Play % 55.9 49.8 6.1 53.4 61.8 -8.5 2.5 53.4
Passing Play % 44.1 50.2 -6.1 46.6 38.2 8.5 -2.5 46.6
Plays/Game 68.2 65.1 3.1 65.4 68.3 -2.9 0.0 76.8
Turnovers / G 1.7 0.8 -0.9 1.5 1.6 0.1 -0.2 1.5
Fumbles / G 0.3 0.2 -0.2 0.3 1.0 0.8 -0.1 0.3
Intercept / G 1.4 0.6 -0.8 1.3 0.6 -0.7 -0.1 1.3
Penalties: No/G 0.6 0.3 -0.3 7.3 4.7 -2.7 6.7 7.3
Penalties: Yards/G 5.0 3.1 -1.9 66.8 39.8 -27.0 61.8 66.8
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

LSU
Rank Category Player Value
16 Punt Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Trindon Holliday 13.29
24 Scoring Charles Scott 8.31
29 Field Goals Colt David 1.33
41 Sacks Rahim Alem 0.62
48 Receiving Yards Per Game Brandon LaFell 71.46
48 Scoring Colt David 7.58
60 Punting (Min. 3.6 Punts/Game) Brady Dalfrey 40.09
81 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Jarrett Lee 116.93
83 Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Trindon Holliday 22.56
89 Total Offense Jarrett Lee 161.45
WASHINGTON
Rank Category Player Value
35 Sacks Daniel Te'o-Nesheim 0.67
41 Tackles Mason Foster 8.75
58 Receptions Per Game D'Andre Goodwin 5.00
74 Tackles For Loss Mason Foster 1.00
84 Tackles For Loss Daniel Te'o-Nesheim 0.96
93 Receiving Yards Per Game D'Andre Goodwin 57.67

Team Profiles

Category LSU WASHINGTON
Average height 6'2" 6'1"
Average weight 229lbs 234lbs
%Seniors(including 5th years) 21% 18%
Average Experience 1.53 1.76
%In-state 53% 44%
Top states LA-46 WA-46
TX-16 CA-38
GA-7 HI-6
Total Players 86 105
RTN Offensive Starters 7 8
RTN Defensive Starters 7 10
RTN Lettermen 47 45
Lost Lettermen 17 18

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