If College Football Had a Playoff: #16 Troy @ #1 Alabama

So, starting each week day from now till the title game a 'What if Playoff' will occur here with readers voting on who should win the matchup.

Today's would be Sun Belt champion Troy @ Alabama.  An upset is unlikely, but the way Troy plays against big time competition who knows how close this game would be.  Yes, a playoff would feature home teams by the upper seed to give them an advantage for a better season.  The bracket and stats on each team are listed below.

Just make sure to vote and the winner moves onto the next round.  Voting is open for 24 hours, and look for these to be posted each day at 12 eastern time.

  #16 Troy Stats


Passing

Passing Rushing Sacks
G Rating Comp Att Pct Yds Y/G Y/A TD INT Rush Yds Y/G Avg TD Sack YdsL
Levi Brown 12 60.0 248 386 64.2 3264 272 8.5 19 5 46 19 1.6 .400 1 - -
Dantavious Parker 9 50.0 10 19 52.6 87 9.7 4.6 0 0 28 154 17.1 5.5 2 - -

Rushing

Rushing Receiving
G Rush Yds Y/G Avg TD Rec Yds Y/G Avg TD
Levi Brown 12 46 19 1.6 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Bruce 10 2 11 1.1 5.5 0 20 260 26 13 2
Maurice Greer 10 34 244 24.4 7.2 3 6 59 5.9 9.8 0
DuJuan Harris 12 137 471 39.3 3.4 8 23 193 16.1 8.4 1
Josh Jarboe 8 2 9 1.1 4.5 0 14 236 29.5 16.9 1
Jerrel Jernigan 12 34 227 18.9 6.7 1 62 947 78.9 15.3 4
Nathan Nolin 2 1 9 4.5 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dantavious Parker 9 28 154 17.1 5.5 2 0 0 0 0 0
Chip Reeves 11 3 9 .800 3 0 22 363 33 16.5 3
Austin Silvoy 10 1 -15 -1.5 -15 0 13 182 18.2 14 0
Shawn Southward 12 100 574 47.8 5.7 10 10 94 7.8 9.4 0
D.J. Taylor 3 8 71 23.7 8.9 0 0 0 0 0 0

Receiving

Receiving
G Rec Yds Y/G AVG TD
Travis Boyd 2 3 41 20.5 13.7 0
Jason Bruce 10 20 260 26 13 2
Jonathan Chandler 1 0 0 0 0 0
Patrick Cherry 11 20 260 23.6 13 1
Andrew Davis 8 13 149 18.6 11.5 2
Tebiarus Gill 11 44 553 50.3 12.6 6
Maurice Greer 10 6 59 5.9 9.8 0
DuJuan Harris 12 23 193 16.1 8.4 1
Josh Jarboe 8 14 236 29.5 16.9 1
Jerrel Jernigan 12 62 947 78.9 15.3 4
Zack Marcum 12 33 315 26.3 9.5 1
Chip Reeves 11 22 363 33 16.5 3
Austin Silvoy 10 13 182 18.2 14 0
Shawn Southward 12 10 94 7.8 9.4 0
Cornelius Williams 11 18 320 29.1 17.8 2

Kicking

Field Goals PAT
G 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ FGM FGA PCT XPM XPA PCT pts
Sam Glusman 5 - - - - - 7 9 80.0% 9 9 100.0% 30
Michael Taylor 8 - - - - - 9 10 90.0% 38 40 100.0% 65


#1 Alabama Stats


Passing

Passing Rushing Sacks
G Rating Comp Att Pct Yds Y/G Y/A TD INT Rush Yds Y/G Avg TD Sack YdsL
Star Jackson 2 70.0 13 18 72.2 116 58 6.4 0 0 6 3 1.5 .500 0 - -
Greg McElroy 13 93.0 192 315 61 2450 188.5 7.8 17 4 47 110 8.5 2.3 1 - -

Rushing

Rushing Receiving
G Rush Yds Y/G Avg TD Rec Yds Y/G Avg TD
Demetrius Goode 3 16 108 36 6.8 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terry Grant 7 40 166 23.7 4.2 3 3 47 6.7 15.7 0
Mark Ingram 13 249 1542 118.6 6.2 15 30 322 24.8 10.7 3
Star Jackson 2 6 3 1.5 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0
Julio Jones 12 2 4 .300 2 0 42 573 47.8 13.6 4
Marquis Maze 10 4 7 .700 1.8 0 30 519 51.9 17.3 2
Greg McElroy 13 47 110 8.5 2.3 1 0 0 0 0 0
Trent Richardson 13 126 642 49.4 5.1 6 14 107 8.2 7.6 0
Roy Upchurch 10 46 290 29 6.3 2 12 72 7.2 6 1

Receiving

Receiving
G Rec Yds Y/G AVG TD
Earl Alexander 3 4 52 17.3 13 0
Michael Bowman 1 1 7 7 7 0
Preston Dial 3 3 25 8.3 8.3 0
Brandon Gibson 2 2 25 12.5 12.5 0
Terry Grant 7 3 47 6.7 15.7 0
Darius Hanks 9 17 272 30.2 16 3
Mark Ingram 13 30 322 24.8 10.7 3
Julio Jones 12 42 573 47.8 13.6 4
Marquis Maze 10 30 519 51.9 17.3 2
Mike McCoy 3 10 149 49.7 14.9 1
Colin Peek 10 26 313 31.3 12 3
Trent Richardson 13 14 107 8.2 7.6 0
Brad Smelley 5 7 50 10 7.1 0
Roy Upchurch 10 12 72 7.2 6 1
Michael Williams 2 3 29 14.5 9.7 0

Kicking

Field Goals PAT
G 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ FGM FGA PCT XPM XPA PCT pts
Jeremy Shelley 1 - - - - - 0 1 0 1 1 100.0% 1
Leigh Tiffin 13 - - - - - 29 33 90.0% 39 42 90.0% 126


 

 

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