The defense was another story. Connecticut averaged only 2.5 yards per rush attempt but allowed only 2.7, and they held opponents under 100 yards rushing per game. The pass defense was less stout but still capable. The only real weakness was a painful inability to force turnvovers - only 7.2 per 100 possessions.
The Statistical Review breaks down teams along a number of performance categories, everything from red zone scoring to field goal percentage, and compares that performance against the rest of the FBS. All 124 teams will be reviewed from 124 to 1 by the hybrid rankings. You can find short descriptions of the stats used in the table below.