As We Enter November 2018, Army’s Triple Option Offense Has Never Dominated Like This

Today is November 1st and Army is nationally ranked in the following:
  • #1 yards per pass completion
  • #1 4th down conversion percentage
  • #1 least negative plays
  • #1 time of possession
  • #2 least number of turnovers
  • #2 rushing offense
  • #3 3rd down conversion percentage
  • #5 least number of fumbles lost
  • #15 pass efficiency

Fast Facts:

  • Army averages 68 rushing attempts/game (Georgia Tech is 60 and Navy is 59).
  • Army runs the football 89% of the time (Georgia Tech is 84% and Navy is 83%).
  • 77% of Army’s overall yardage comes from rushing plays (Georgia Tech and Navy are both 81%).
  • Army averages 4 fourth down attempts per game, which is #1 in the nation right now.
  • Army averages 0.04 punts per play, which is #2 in the nation for least number of punts per play (Alabama is #1).
(Interestingly, Navy is #1 nationally in Red Zone Offense and Georgia Tech is #19 nationally in Scoring Offense.)


RUSHING OFFENSE
Last updated October 31, 2018 – Through games October 30, 2018
RANK TEAM G RUSH RUSH YDS YDS/RUSH RUSH TD YPG
1 Georgia Tech 8 476 2932 6.16 37 366.5
2 Army West Point 8 541 2517 4.65 27 314.6
3 Navy 8 472 2458 5.21 27 307.3

3RD DOWN CONVERSION PCT

Last updated October 31, 2018 – Through games October 30, 2018
RANK TEAM G 3RD ATT 3RD CONV PCT
1 Alabama 8 89 50 .562
2 Boise St. 8 126 70 .556
3 Army West Point 8 134 72 .537

4TH DOWN CONVERSION PCT
Last updated October 31, 2018 – Through games October 30, 2018
RANK TEAM G 4TH CONV 4TH ATT PCT
1 Army West Point 8 26 29 .897

FUMBLES LOST
Last updated October 31, 2018 – Through games October 30, 2018
RANK TEAM G FUM LOST
1 Mississippi St. 8 0
2 Colorado 8 1
UCF 7 1
Buffalo 9 1
5 Notre Dame 8 2
Ohio St. 8 2
Washington St. 8 2
Ole Miss 8 2
Northwestern 8 2
Army West Point 8 2
Louisiana 8 2

PASSING YARDS PER COMPLETION
Last updated October 31, 2018 – Through games October 30, 2018
RANK TEAM G PASS COM PASS ATT PASS YDS AVG
1 Army West Point 8 34 68 731 21.50
2 Alabama 8 148 212 2779 18.78
3 Ga. Southern 8 32 55 588 18.38
4 Georgia Tech 8 40 86 707 17.68
5 Air Force 8 63 115 1100 17.46
6 Oklahoma 8 148 206 2488 16.81
7 Navy 8 37 88 600 16.22

RED ZONE OFFENSE
Last updated October 31, 2018 – Through games October 30, 2018
RANK TEAM G RZATT RZ RUSH TD RZ PASS TD RZ FG MADE RZSCORES PCT
1 UTSA 8 17 5 7 5 17 1.000
Maryland 8 17 7 7 3 17 1.000
Navy 8 25 19 2 4 25 1.000

SCORING OFFENSE
Last updated October 31, 2018 – Through games October 30, 2018
RANK TEAM G TDS PAT 2PT DEF PTS FG SAF PTS PPG
RANK TEAM G TDS PAT 2PT DEF PTS FG SAF PTS PPG
1 Alabama 8 58 54 0 0 9 2 433 54.1
2 Houston 8 55 52 2 0 4 0 398 49.8
3 Utah St. 8 50 50 0 0 15 0 395 49.4
4 Oklahoma 8 52 52 0 0 9 0 391 48.9
5 UCF 7 41 41 0 0 8 0 311 44.4
6 Clemson 8 47 47 0 0 8 0 353 44.1
7 Syracuse 8 41 40 0 0 21 0 349 43.6
8 Ohio St. 8 46 44 0 0 8 0 344 43.0
9 Memphis 8 45 43 0 0 9 0 340 42.5
10 Texas Tech 8 44 44 0 0 10 0 338 42.3
11 Penn St. 8 43 41 0 0 9 1 328 41.0
12 Toledo 8 42 41 0 0 11 0 326 40.8
Washington St. 8 44 41 0 0 7 0 326 40.8
14 Appalachian St. 7 38 37 0 0 6 0 283 40.4
15 Boise St. 8 43 42 0 0 7 0 321 40.1
16 West Virginia 7 37 36 0 0 7 0 279 39.9
17 Fresno St. 8 43 38 1 0 6 0 316 39.5
18 Oklahoma St. 8 40 38 0 0 12 0 314 39.3
19 Georgia Tech 8 44 41 0 0 2 0 311 38.9

TACKLES FOR LOSS ALLOWED
Last updated October 31, 2018 – Through games October 30, 2018
RANK TEAM G OPP <BR/>STFL OPP <BR/>ATFL OPP <BR/>TFL OPP <BR/>TACKLE YDS AVG
1 Wisconsin 8 21 6 24 107 3.00
2 Army West Point 8 14 24 26 70 3.25

TEAM PASSING EFFICIENCY
Last updated October 31, 2018 – Through games October 30, 2018
RANK TEAM G PASS ATT PASS COM INT PASS YDS PASS TD PASS EFF
RANK TEAM G PASS ATT PASS COM INT PASS YDS PASS TD PASS EFF
1 Alabama 8 212 148 2 2779 31 226.29
2 Oklahoma 8 206 148 3 2488 29 216.84
3 West Virginia 7 227 159 8 2319 26 186.61
4 Ga. Southern 8 55 32 0 588 5 177.99
5 Ohio St. 8 343 247 5 3070 31 174.10
6 Coastal Caro. 8 151 101 4 1489 13 172.83
7 Georgia 8 203 138 4 1889 18 171.47
8 Houston 8 300 189 6 2668 31 167.80
9 Ole Miss 8 281 184 5 2796 18 166.64
10 Fresno St. 8 256 179 3 2253 19 166.00
11 Boise St. 8 305 208 6 2656 24 163.38
12 Louisiana 8 209 139 7 1869 18 163.35
13 FIU 8 222 144 4 1938 19 162.83
14 Ohio 8 201 124 5 1878 16 161.47
15 Army West Point 8 68 34 3 731 6 160.59

TIME OF POSSESSION
Last updated October 31, 2018 – Through games October 30, 2018
RANK TEAM G TOP AVGTOP
1 Army West Point 8 320 40
2 Texas A&M 8 289 36
3 Charlotte 8 288 36
4 Coastal Caro. 8 279 35
5 Navy 8 277 34
6 Air Force 8 276 34
7 Michigan 8 274 34
8 Georgia Tech 8 274 34

TURNOVERS LOST
Last updated October 31, 2018 – Through games October 30, 2018
RANK TEAM G FUM LOST INT TURN LOST
1 Ga. Southern 8 3 0 3
2 UCF 7 1 4 5
Army West Point 8 2 3 5
4 Alabama 8 4 2 6
Arizona St. 8 3 3 6
Texas 8 3 3 6
Fresno St. 8 3 3 6
Oklahoma 8 3 3 6
Colorado 8 1 5 6

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