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PFF: NC State’s Top-5 & Bottom-5 Offensive & Defensive Graded Players Against Duke

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PFF: NC State’s Top-5 & Bottom-5 Offensive & Defensive Graded Players Against Duke

Here’s a breakdown of NC State’s Top-5 & Bottom-5 Offensive and Defensive Graded Players according to ProFootballFocus in the Wolfpack’s 31-20 victory over Duke this past Saturday. Each player is graded on each individual play.

Top-5

Offense

  1. Sophomore Left Guard Ikem Ekwonu – Overall: 86.3/Pass: 78.9/Run Block: 84.8
    1. #1 G in the ACC in Week 7
    2. #3 G in the FBS in Week 7
  2. Redshirt Sophomore Quarterback Devin Leary – Overall: 82.5/Pass: 87.4/Run: 54.5
    1. #6 QB in the ACC in Week 7
    2. #12 QB in the FBS in Week 7
    3. #8 QB in the ACC through 7 weeks
  3. Sophomore Running Back Jordan Houston – Overall: 74.9/Pass Block: 60.5/Run: 70.3
    1. #7 RB in the ACC in Week 7
  4. Senior Wide Receiver Emeka Emezie – Overall: 72.8/Pass: 71.4/Run Block: 69.6
    1. #7 WR in the ACC in Week 7
    2. #8 WR in the ACC through 7 weeks
  5. Redshirt Junior Center Grant Gibson – Overall: 72.6/Pass Block: 76.3/Run Block: 68.5
    1. #1 C in the ACC in Week 7
    2. #1 C in the ACC through 7 weeks
    3. #10 C in the FBS in Week 7
    4. #7 C in the FBS through 7 weeks

Notes

  • Sophomore Zonovan Knight is the #4 Running Back in the ACC through 7 weeks (85.7)
    • #10 in the FBS
  • Redshirt Senior Cary Angeline is the #6 Tight End in the ACC through 7 weeks (64.8)
  • Sophomore Ikem Ekwonu is the #1 Guard in the ACC through 7 weeks (77.5).
    • #12 in the FBS
  • Redshirt Senior Joe Sculthorpe is the #10 Guard in the ACC through 7 weeks (68.4).

Defense

  1. Sophomore Linebacker Jaylon Scott – Overall: 95.6/Run Defense: 63.6/Pass Rush: 58.2/Coverage: 91.4
  2. Redshirt Sophomore Safety – Overall: 78.8/Run Defense: 71.5/Tackling: 81.4/Coverage: 78.5
    1. #3 Safety in the ACC in Week 7
  3. Sophomore Cornerback Cecil Powell – Overall: 76.2/Run Defense: 62.4/Tackling: 81.9/Coverage: 76.5
  4. Junior Nose Tackle Alim McNeil – Overall: 74.5/Run Defense: 69.7/Tackling: 70.1/Pass Rush: 71.8
    1. #7 Interior Defensive Lineman in the ACC Week 7
    2. #1 Interior Defensive Lineman in the ACC through 7 weeks
    3. #4 Interior Defensive Lineman in the FBS through 7 weeks
  5. Sophomore Linebacker Drake Thomas – Overall: 73.0/Run Defense: 76.5/Tackling: 67.9/Pass Rush: 62.4/Coverage: 63.5
    1. #7 Linebacker in the ACC in Week 7
    2. #11 Linebacker in the ACC through 7 weeks

Notes

  • Redshirt Sophomore Malik Dunlap is the #9 Cornerback in the ACC through 7 weeks (73.8).
  • Junior Tanner Ingle is the #8 Safety in the ACC through 7 weeks (69.3).
  • Redshirt Junior Vi Jones is the #6 Linebacker in the ACC through 7 weeks (68.3).

Bottom-5 

Offense

  1. Redshirt Junior Quarterback Bailey Hockman – Overall: 27.7/Pass: 27.1/Run: 56.9
  2. Redshirt Freshman Left Guard Dylan McMahon – Overall: 43.1/Pass Block: 39.1/Run Block: 46.1
  3. Freshman Wide Receiver Porter Rooks – Overall: 46.3/Pass: 46.3/Run Block: 56.4
  4. Redshirt Senior F Dylan Parham – Overall: 48.0/Pass: 40.4/Pass Block: 74.1/Run Block: 63.9
  5. Graduate F Dylan Autenrieth – Overall: 50.3/Run Block: 50.6

Defense

  1. Redshirt Sophomore Linebacker C.J. Hart – Overall: 35.5/Run Defense: 51.2/Tackling: 20.7/Coverage: 49.8
  2. Sophomore Strong Safety Jakeen Harris – Overall: 36.8/Run Defense: 54.4/Tackling: 21.8/Coverage: 54.0
  3. Redshirt Senior Defensive End Val Martin – Overall: 40.8/Run Defense: 35.1/Pass Rush: 63.4
  4. Redshirt Freshman Nose Tackle C.J. Clark – Overall: 51.7/Run Defense: 39.8/Tackling: 27.5/Pass Rush: 65.3
  5. Junior Free Safety Tanner Ingle – Overall: 56.4/Run Defense: 59.4/Tackling: 29.4/Coverage: 55.5

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Matthew is Co-Owner of Pack Insider. He writes for all sports, with a focus on football and recruiting, and is in charge of business strategy. He is an NC State alum who majored in business. Matthew is also the lead pastor of The Point Church in Apex, NC.

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