The Florida Gators are holding their opponents to an eye popping 12.8 points per game. While the "superiority of the SEC defenses" debate rages on I don’t want to take anything away from the Gators accomplishments but I do want to take a look at the opponents that they built their stats against.
|Opponent||Points Against Florida||Season Average|
In comparing defenses it should be noted that there are only three teams in the Big 12 that have a lower scoring average than 26.14 points per game and of those three (Iowa State, Texas A&M and Colorado) only A&M (25 ppg) was on Oklahoma’s schedule. In contrast,
However, when you look at more than just scoring defense you can see where numbers could be a little deceiving.
|Gators Against The Run||YPA||Attempts Per Game||Yards Per Game||TDs|
|Gators Against The Pass||YPC||Attempts Per Game||Yards Per Game||TDs|
To me the plan is obvious when attacking the Gators defense. You go at them through the air!
Don’t confuse this with an attempt to discredit the