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Fun With Syracuse Football Statistics - Week 9

Fun? No. I take it back. This is not fun.

Streeter Lecka

After last week's encouraging 30-7 win against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, the Syracuse Orange regressed on Saturday, falling to the Clemson Tigers 16-6 in Death Valley.

Here's where the Orange now rank in every major statistical category among all FBS teams:

Special Teams

Net Punting: 36.48 yard AVG (87th)

Kickoff Returns: 18.68 yard AVG (110th)

Punt Returns: 7.75 yard AVG (65th)

Kickoff Return Defense: 19.05 yard AVG (32nd)

Punt Return Defense: 13.14 yard AVG (117th)

Third Down

3rd Down Conversion PCT: .358 (101st)

3rd Down Conversion PCT Defense: .417 (87th)


Penalties Per Game: 7.38 (T-97th)

Total Penalties: 59 (100th)

Penalty Yards Per Game: 57.38 (T-74th)

Total Penalty Yards: 459 (T-83rd)


Passing Offense: 197.8 YPG (93rd)

Rushing Offense: 177.1 YPG (T-55th)

Total Offense: 374.9 YPG (87th)

Red Zone Offense: 27 attempts, 10 TDs, 12 FGs, .815 PCT (76th)

Scoring Offense: 20.5 PPG (109th)


Passing Defense: 227.9 YPG (63rd)

Rushing Defense: 131.8 YPG (34th)

Total Defense: 359.6 YPG (42nd)

Red Zone Defense: 28 attempts, 14 TDs, 8 FGs, .786 PCT (36th)

Scoring Defense: 22.9 PPG (T-39th)


Turnovers Gained: 17 (T-16th)

Turnovers Lost: 11 (T-43rd)

Turnover Margin: +6 (T-20th)