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Statistically-Speaking: Orange Offense Now In Top 25

Another offensive explosion lifts the Syracuse Orange into the Top 25 nationally and keeps Ryan Nassib among the best in the nation at QB. Check out all the notable team and player stats below.


What a weird, weird season. And it only gets weirder for the Syracuse Orange football season when you come to grips with the fact that our offense is now, statistically, one of the 25 best in the nation. Let's take a look at the rest of the numbers...


Total Offense: 24th (462 YPG)

Passing Offense: 17th (310 YPG)

Rushing Offense: 76th (153 YPG)

Total Defense: 41st (357 YPG)

Passing Defense: 39th (210 YPG)

Rushing Defense: 50th (148 YPG)

Penalties Per Game: 106th (7.9)

Kickoff Returns: 98th (18.7 YPR)

Net Punting: 114th (32.4 Net YPP)

Red Zone Offense: T-81st (28 scores on 36 tries, 21 TDs, 7 FGs)

Red Zone Defense: T-74th (19 scores on 23 tries, 13 TDs, 6 FGs)

Turnover Margin: T-103rd (8 gained, 15 lost)

Time of Possession: T-70th

Tackles For Loss: T-11th (7.5 per Game)

Sacks: T-56th (2.0 per Game)


Ryan Nassib: No. 11 in nation in Passing, No. 32 in Passing Efficiency, No. 9 in Passing Yards Per Game, No. 11 in Total Offense & T-29th in Points Responsible For Per Game.

Marcus Sales: No. 29 in Receiving Yards per Game, T-48th in Receptions per Game & No. 33 in Total Receiving Yards.

Sir Alec Lemon: No. 68 in Receiving Yards per Game, T-60th in Receptions per Game

Jarrod West: No. 99 in Receiving Yards per Game & No. 95 in Total Receiving Yards.

Jerome Smith: No. 69 in Rushing Yards per Game.

Iron Brandon Sharpe: Tied for 42nd in Sacks per Game and tied or 30th in Tackles for Loss per Game.

Dyshawn Davis: Tied for 52nd in Tackles for Loss per Game.

Ross Krautman: Tied for 50th in Field Goals per Game.

Team Leaders

Ryan Nassib: 202 of 309 for 2,475 yards, 17 TDs & 8 INTs.

Jerome Smith: 125 attempts for 615 yards, 0 TDs

Prince-Tyson Gulley: 76 attempts for 322 yards, 3 TDs

Ashton Broyld: 31 attempts for 154 yards, 1 TD

Adonis Ameen-Moore: 11 attempts for 17 yards, 3 TDs

Marcus Sales: 45 receptions, 658 yards, 7 TDs

Alec Lemon: 37 receptions, 468 yards, 2 TDs

Jarrod West: 34 receptions, 483 yards, 2 TDs

Beckett Wales: 22 receptions, 228 yards, 1 TD

Shamarko Thomas: 52 tackles, 3 TFL, 2 INTs

Siriki Diabate: 51 tackles, 8 TFL,

Marquis Spruill: 45 tackles, 7 TFL

Dyshawn Davis: 40 tackles, 10 TFL, Fumble recovery TD

Deon Goggins: 34 tackles, 7 TFL

Brandon Sharpe: 5.5 sacks