The season is about one month old and most Pac-12 teams have four games under their belts. Now that we’re moving deeper into the conference schedule, we have a somewhat acceptable sample size to see how teams stack up statistically. Here’s a look at how the Pac-12 teams compare in regards to offensive and defensive efficiency based on yards gained/allowed per rush/pass.
Below are two grids, the first focused on offense and the second focused on defense. The vertical axis denotes the team’s position among Pac-12 teams in rushing yards gained/allowed per carry with the most efficient teams at the top. The horizontal axis denotes the team’s position among Pac-12 teams in passing yards gained/allowed per pass with the most efficient teams on the right. Teams in the red shaded area are in the best positions. Continue reading