Bucs among leaders in FCS Rankings
Bucs among leaders in FCS Rankings
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2015) – The NCAA released its latest FCS statistical rankings report on Tuesday and ETSU football ranked among the national leaders in several team and individual player categories. 

As a team, the Bucs lead all FCS teams in fewest penalty yards per game (21.3), while Domenique Williams (Charlotte, N.C.) and Austin Herink (Cleveland, Tenn.) place in the top-10 in individual player rankings. Williams ranks seventh in combined return yards (277) and Herink is eighth in completion percentage (70.0). 

Below is a full breakdown of ETSU’s individual player and team rankings in FCS play. 

INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS

Austin Herink – RFr. – QB

Completion Percentage – 8th (70.0%)

Passing Efficiency – 49th (128.5) 

JJ Jerman – Fr. – K

Field Goal Percentage – T26th (75.0%)

Field Goals Per Game – T31st (1.0 per game) 

Dylan Weigel – RFr. - LB

Total Tackles – T26th (10.3 per game)

Solo Tackles – T44th (5.7 per game) 

Domenique Williams – Fr. – KR/DB

Combined Return Yards – 7th (277 yards)

Kickoff Returns – 37th (23.1 yards per return) 

TEAM RANKINGS

Fewest Penalty Yards per Game – 1st (21.3)

Fewest Penalty Yards – 7th (64)

Fewest Penalties – 10th (9)

3rd Down Conversion Percentage – 27th (45.7)

Red Zone Offense – 39th (88.9%) 

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ETSU returns to action this weekend as the Bucs host Emory & Henry Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m., at Kermit Tipton Stadium. 

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