CLEMSON FOOTBALL

Etienne is your new No. 1 in  yards per carry.
Etienne is your new No. 1 in yards per carry.

Clemson by the numbers: Travis Etienne moves to No. 1 in YPC


by - Staff Writer -

A brilliant performance Saturday has vaulted Travis Etienne up the national rankings.

Etienne is now your nation’s leader in yards per carry (8.96) after gaining 212 yards on nine attempts with two scores versus Wofford. He is now fourth in rushing yards (1,102) and top-10 also in rushing yards per game (122.4) and all-purpose yards per game (142.89).

The Clemson rushing offense as a whole jumped five spots to No. 6 overall (238.8 yards). In the passing game, Trevor Lawrence moved up 10 spots to No. 11 nationally in passing efficiency (164.1) and the Tiger passing game as a whole moved to No. 25 (153.48).

Clemson holds top-5 rankings now in first downs offense 1 (238 gained), passing defense 2 (134 YPG), first downs defense 2 (111 allowed), pass efficiency defense 3 (92.32 rating), total offense 3 (545.4), total defense 4 (247.2), sacks allowed 4 (.67) and third down defense 5 (28.1).

Clemson top 25 national rankings

First downs offense - 1 (238 gained), passing defense - 2 (134 YPG), first downs defense - 2 (111 allowed), pass efficiency defense - 3 (92.32 rating), total offense - 3 (545.4), total defense - 4 (247.2), sacks allowed - 4 (.67), third down defense - 5 (28.1), tackles for loss - 6 (8.4), defensive TDs - 6 (3), rushing offense - 6 (238.8 YPG), scoring defense - 6 (11.7 PPG), scoring offense - 6 (44.2 PPG), tackles for loss allowed - 7 (3.56), turnovers gained - 8 (18), red zone TD percentage defense - 9 (47.1), passes intercepted - 9 (11), team sacks - 15 (3.22 per), rushing defense - 21 (113.2), fewest penalty yards per game 22 (44), fumbles lost 24 (4), passing efficiency - 25 (153.48), red zone defense - 25 (76. percent).

Other key stats

Turnover margin - 27 (.56), third down offense - 29 (44.9 percent), red zone TD percentage offense - 31 (70), passing offense - 33 (273), kickoff returns - 54 (21.4), red zone offense - 58 (85).

Top individual national ranks

Travis Etienne - Rushing yards per carry 1 (8.96), rushing yards 4 (1,102), rushing yards per game 7 (122.4), all purpose yards 8 (142.89), total touchdowns 12 (12) rushing TDs 13 (11), total points scored 29 (72).

Trevor Lawrence - Passing efficiency 11 (164.1), points responsible for 13 (132), passing yards per attempt 13 (9.01), points responsible for per game 15 (16.5), passing TDs 15 (20), completion percentage 25 (66.2), passing yards per completion 25 (13.6).

Tee Higgins - Yards per reception 16 (20.7).

Tanner Muse - Total interceptions 20 (3)

Isaiah Simmons - Tackles for loss 27 (1.3)

Joseph Ngata - Kickoff returns 29 (24).

(Stats per NCAA and CFBStats.com)

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