Jaguar Individual Statistical Leaders In The Sun Belt Conference

September 26, 2012 · By · Filed Under Football 

Below is some of South Alabama’s statistical leaders with a comparison to Troy, the Jaguars next opponent and the first team they will face in the Sun Belt Conference.

Jags do not have any rushers in the top 10, but Troy’s Shawn Southward leads the Sun Belt with 430 yards rushing on 78 carries.

Also Troy’s quarterback Corey Robinson leads the conference in passing average per game with an average of 321.5 yards per game on 119-of-178 with four interceptions and six touchdowns for a total of 1,286 yards.

The Jags C.J. Bennett ranks 10th on the list with an average of 130.2 yards per game. He is 50-of-85 with three interceptions, three interceptions and 521 yards on the season.

The Jags do not have a quarterback in the top ten of passing efficiency, however Troy’s Corey Robinson ranks fifth with an efficiency rating of 134.2.

Additionally Troy has three receivers ranked in the top ten for receptions per game with Chip Reeves is tied for fifth averaging 6.5 per game, Eric Thomas is tied for sixth averaging 6 receptions per game and Southward averages 5 receptions per game. The Jags do not have a receiver in the top ten currently.

Again the Jags do not have a receiver in the top ten for receiving yards per game while Troy’s Chip Reeves ranks second on the list with an average of 90.2 yards per game.

In the total offense rankings, Troy’s Corey Robinson ranks second with 316 yards per game while South Alabama’s C.J. Bennett comes in tenth with an average of 144 yards per game.

South Alabama’s T.J. Glover ranks fourth in the conference in Punt Return average with 11.2 yards per return and ranks third in kick return average with 30 yards per return. In both instances he ranks ahead of Troy players. Troy’s Justin Albert ranked ninth with a 2.7 yard average while the Trojan’s Worthy ranks sixth with an average of 23.4 yards per return.

In all purpose yards, the Jags once again does not have a player in the top ten, yet Troy has three in the top ten. Southward averages 141.2 all-purpose yards per game, Worthy has an average of 102.2 yards per game and Chip Reeves has an average of 90.2 yards per game.

The Jaguars Scott Garber ranks seventh in punting with an average of 41.1 yards per punt while Troy’s Will Scott is ninth with an even 40 yards per punt average. The leader Josh Davis from MTSU averages 43.1 yards per punt.

Michel Chapuseaux is fourth in the conference in kicking percentage by making 71.4 percent (5-of-7) of his field goal attempts. MTSU’s Carlos Lopez leads the conference making a perfect 5-of-5 while Troy’s Will Scott ranks fifth by hitting 60 percent of his attempts (3-of-5).

Defensively, Jake Johnson is second in the Sun Belt in tackles with 40, one behind FIU’s John Cyprien who has 41. Enrique Williams is tied for tenth and B.J. Scott tied for 40th with 20 tackles so far this season. Troy has four players in the top 40 in tackles, the highest is Trawick with 35 this season.

The Jaguars Alex Page is tied for first in the conference with three sacks with Western Kentucky’s Smith who has three sacks through three games, one less than Page. Anthony Taylor was tied for third with two sacks prior to his season ending injury at Mississippi State.

Jake Johnson is in second place in tackles-for-loss with 5.5 so far this season. He trails Tim Starson from Arkansas State who has 6. Alex Page is tied for 8th with 3.5 TFL’s this season. Again Anthony Taylor was tied for 12th with 3 before his injury. Enrique Williams and Montavious Williams are in 18th and 19th positions for the Jags.

A pair of Jaguars are in the top 13 for passes defended as well. Tyrell Pearson is in fourth place with five passes defended, three broken up and two intercepted. Terrell Brigham is in an eight way time for 13th place with three. He has two break-ups and an interception.

With his two interceptions, Pearson is also tied for 2nd place with his two interceptions.


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