Beyond the Box Score Football 

UH Defense: The Good, The Bad, & The D’Onofrio

Just some rambling thoughts on a defense that, until Tulsa imploded, couldn’t get a stop: The Good, The Bad, & The D’Onofrio Payton Turner is thriving off the 1-on-1’s created by Ed Oliver’s presence in the middle. Carter and Chambers are largely non-factors. Turner has 24 tackles this year while Carter & Chambers have combined for 25 total. UH had 4… Read More
Houston Cougar defense Beyond the Box Score By The Numbers Football 

Beyond The Box Score: The 1st 4 Games & The Next 8

There isn’t much that can be gleaned from the Texas Southern game. Going deep into the box score or film will show things we haven’t seen against FBS programs.   It’s encouraging to see pressure brought against a QB and actual punt returns and a back-up QB having success in the offense. But against bottom-of-the-FCS competition (238 in Sagarin), you… Read More
Cougar defense Beyond the Box Score By The Numbers Football 

Beyond The Box Score – Texas Tech

Tech’s 605 passing yards were the most by an FBS team this year. Their 704 total yards were the 7th-most given up by a team this year. The other victims in that top 10 are: UConn, FCS, FCS, FCS, FCS, Oregon St, FCS, Incarnate Word, and Georgia State. The team in that list that sounds like us – Oregon State… Read More