Chart: Michigan State doing it with defense

  • Updated: November 27, 2013 - 8:27 PM

DOING IT WITH DEFENSE

Michigan State’s defense has dominated the Big Ten for three seasons and, this season, the Spartans are among the best in the nation.

Category 2011 (11-3, 7-1) 2012 (7-6, 3-5) 2013 (7-0, 10-1)

(statistic/Big Ten rank/FBS rank)

Points allowed/game 18.4 3 10 16.3 1 9 12.5 1 4

Yards allowed/game 277.4 1 6 274.4 1 4 236.6 1 1

Rushing yards allowed/game 100.5 1 9 98.6 1 8 59.4 1 1

Passing yards allowed/game 176.9 3 11 175.8 3 9 177.3 1 9

Turnover margin +7 3 26 +2 6 50 +14 1 6

Interceptions 18 1 12 14 1 36 14 3 22

Sacks 45 1 7 20 11 93 25 3 41

Opp. third-down conv. 33.7% 1 16 30.5% 1 8 27.3% 1 2

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St. Louis - LP: K. Siegrist 6 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Grimm 7
Toronto - LP: M. Buehrle 4 FINAL
NY Yankees - WP: H. Kuroda 6
Arizona - LP: W. Miley 5 FINAL
Philadelphia - WP: K. Kendrick 9
Washington - WP: T. Roark 4 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: A. Simon 1
Boston - LP: J. Tazawa 4 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: D. Price 6
San Diego - WP: J. Hahn 5 FINAL
Atlanta - LP: A. Wood 2
Oakland - LP: J. Hammel 1 FINAL
Texas - WP: J. Williams 4
NY Mets - WP: C. Torres 3 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: F. Rodriguez 2
Miami - WP: B. Hand 2 FINAL
Houston - LP: D. Keuchel 0
Chicago WSox - WP: J. Danks 9 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: K. Correia 5
Cleveland - LP: C. Carrasco 4 FINAL
Kansas City - WP: K. Herrera 6
Pittsburgh - LP: C. Morton 1 FINAL
Colorado - WP: B. Anderson 8
Detroit - LP: D. Smyly 1 FINAL
LA Angels - WP: M. Morin 2
Baltimore - WP: D. O`Day 2 FINAL
Seattle - LP: C. Furbush 1
Los Angeles - WP: Z. Greinke 8 FINAL
San Francisco - LP: T. Lincecum 1
Chivas USA 0 FINAL
Colorado 3
Calgary 26 FINAL
Edmonton 22
Winnipeg 23 FINAL
Brt Columbia 6
Ottawa 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 9:00 PM
Saskatchewan
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Hamilton
Toronto 8/1/14 6:00 PM
Montreal
Brt Columbia 8/1/14 9:00 PM
Calgary
Saskatchewan 8/2/14 6:00 PM
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Tulsa 77 FINAL
Washington 82
Chicago 79 FINAL
Atlanta 75
San Antonio 78 FINAL
Minnesota 88
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