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A weekly look at how the Vols are trending in all of the NCAA’s official stat categories.

NCAA Football: Kentucky at Tennessee Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Here's this week's update showing how the Tennessee Volunteers are trending in all of the NCAA's official stat categories. This week, we're breaking the stats into Offense, Defense, Special Teams, and Penalties/Turnovers.

Offense

What Tennessee is currently doing well

Category Stat 2015 App St. VT Ohio FL GA TAM AL SC TT KY
Offense Red Zone Offense 82 1 1 1 68 62 47 36 29 17 15

Where Tennessee needs major improvement

Category Stat 2015 App St. VT Ohio FL GA TAM AL SC TT KY
Offense Passes Had Intercepted 7 65 70 72 104 99 114 106 115 104 104
Offense 4th Down Conversion Pct 6 73 101 113 106 110 102 109 121 120 122

The big, fat middle

Category Stat 2015 App St. VT Ohio FL GA TAM AL SC TT KY
Offense Passing Yards per Completion 87 64 96 103 44 39 36 59 59 51 39
Offense Team Passing Efficiency 57 86 85 72 51 44 46 58 69 49 40
Offense Scoring Offense 36 88 61 69 56 56 48 58 68 48 42
Offense Tackles for Loss Allowed 107 46 71 82 49 49 62 89 77 49 47
Offense Rushing Offense 21 84 63 56 54 63 50 69 75 75 50
Offense Completion Percentage 58 92 98 64 90 86 71 70 87 53 56
Offense Total Offense 50 92 111 101 85 88 51 80 92 78 62
Offense Sacks Allowed 51 58 66 84 57 57 78 83 83 70 65
Offense Passing Offense 93 82 118 109 97 87 62 77 81 73 74
Offense 3rd Down Conversion Pct 20 59 99 71 65 46 51 74 78 71 79
Offense First Downs Offense 37 75 97 76 71 78 46 98 101 95 80

Defense

What Tennessee is currently doing well

Category Stat 2015 App St. VT Ohio FL GA TAM AL SC TT KY
Defense 4th Down Conversion Pct Defense 123 70 58 51 39 47 46 39 48 18 12
Defense Team Tackles for Loss 80 55 42 63 57 45 57 36 26 15 12
Defense 3rd Down Conversion Pct Defense 4 24 58 47 42 42 34 43 36 27 27

Where Tennessee needs major improvement

Category Stat 2015 App St. VT Ohio FL GA TAM AL SC TT KY
Defense Rushing Defense 49 94 97 71 52 57 86 108 99 83 102

The big, fat middle

Category Stat 2015 App St. VT Ohio FL GA TAM AL SC TT KY
Defense Passing Yards Allowed 57 17 29 35 54 48 49 39 37 29 31
Defense Team Passing Efficiency Defense 35 61 78 44 59 61 58 46 59 42 32
Defense Team Sacks 56 79 105 102 97 106 105 76 60 42
Defense Scoring Defense 26 30 42 35 37 45 64 82 76 53 57
Defense Red Zone Defense 24 19 43 78 98 111 101 55 60 64 62
Defense First Downs Defense 30 50 61 57 53 57 70 54 55 42 63
Defense Passes Intercepted 93 30 66 93 86 79 51 60 73 66 67
Defense Total Defense 46 48 60 39 39 43 66 82 69 55 76

Special Teams

What Tennessee is currently doing well

Category Stat 2015 App St. VT Ohio FL GA TAM AL SC TT KY
Special Teams Blocked Kicks Allowed 28 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Special Teams Blocked Punts Allowed 64 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Special Teams Kickoff Returns 1 4 3 41 22 22 28 21 3 3 12
Special Teams Punt Returns 2 86 99 106 88 74 74 47 54 23 25
Special Teams Net Punting 30 60 51 41 33 39 35 44 33 37 28

Where Tennessee needs major improvement

Category Stat 2015 App St. VT Ohio FL GA TAM AL SC TT KY
Special Teams Punt Return Defense 102 124 120 81 64 65 69 121 122 122 114

The big, fat middle

Category Stat 2015 App St. VT Ohio FL GA TAM AL SC TT KY
Special Teams Kickoff Return Defense 15 30 55 42 33 34 32 41 49 66 59

Penalties and Turnovers

What Tennessee is currently doing well

Turnovers Fumbles Recovered 81 1 3 4 2 3 4 7 13 12

Where Tennessee needs major improvement

Category Stat 2015 App St. VT Ohio FL GA TAM AL SC TT KY
Turnovers Turnover Margin 50 74 14 36 35 47 97 86 108 99 102
Turnovers Fumbles Lost 46 58 35 21 10 53 121 110 117 111 119
Turnovers Turnovers Lost 13 66 53 48 58 95 124 121 123 117 120

The big, fat middle

Category Stat 2015 App St. VT Ohio FL GA TAM AL SC TT KY
Penalties Fewest Penalties Per Game 16 52 58 76 74 42 80 51 60 63 69
Penalties Fewest Penalties 17 53 63 79 79 53 94 43 56 61 71
Penalties Fewest Penalty Yards Per Game 6 62 71 95 85 65 81 54 71 84 85
Penalties Fewest Penalty Yards 6 63 72 99 95 78 99 47 71 85 86
Turnovers Turnovers Gained 99 57 6 26 24 19 13 16 38 37 34

Players in the Top 30

Player Stat 2015 App St. VT Ohio FL GA TAM AL SC TT KY
Micah Abernathy Fumbles Recovered 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2
Evan Berry Kickoff Returns 1 17 24 14 2 2 4
Evan Berry Kickoff Return TDs 1 3 3 5
Marquez Callaway Punt Return TDs 6 6
Derek Barnett Sacks 30 19 2 3 7
Derek Barnett Tackles For Loss 25 14 16 7 4 4 7
Joshua Dobbs Points Responsible For 27 22 7 5 6 19 23 19 13
Trevor Daniel Punting 6 3 13 28 25 18 19 14
Corey Vereen Fumbles Recovered 11 16 22 5 5 9 9 11 15
Joshua Dobbs Points Responsible For Per Game 30 24 11 8 12 18 24 22 15
Alvin Kamara Punt Returns 23 26 24 23
Joshua Dobbs Passing TDs 16 13 15 30 24
Josh Malone Yards per Reception 2 6 22 20 19 23 26
Josh Malone Receiving TDs 24 6 5 12 22 30 27
Joshua Dobbs Passing Yards per Completion 30
Evan Berry Combined Kick Returns 13 28
Joshua Dobbs Total Offense 29
Dillon Bates Fumbles Recovered 22
Shy Tuttle Fumbles Recovered 22
Kendall Vickers Forced Fumbles 19
Todd Kelly, Jr. Forced Fumbles 19
Cameron Sutton Total Interceptions 8 25
Aaron Medley Field Goals Per Game 14 15 25
Cameron Sutton Interceptions Per Game 8 28
Jalen Hurd Rushing Yards 29 28
Jalen Hurd Rushing Yards Per Game 30
Aaron Medley Field Goal Percentage 1
Cameron Sutton Punt Returns 1
Cameron Sutton Punt Return TDs 2
Alvin Kamara Punt Return TDs 12
Aaron Medley Scoring 23
Jalen Reeves-Maybin Fumbles Recovered 23