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BLITZIndex Week 4: Tide at Gators means #1 plays #2 defense

How is that for a setup for a huge SEC matchup? Like it needed anymore data points to generate national interest, the Alabama Crimson Tide defense leads the nation in our exclusive BLITZIndex ratings as they head to Gainesville to face the Florida Gators this Saturday.

The BLITZIndex is a three-variable equal weighted ranking of key defensive efficiency stats related to fantasy performance – yards per play allowed (YPP), yards per point allowed (YPPt) and points per game allowed (PPG)

After the jump, the best and worst defenses in the country to help with your fantasy college football matchups, or whatever you may want to do with compelling and insightful knowledge about the game…


 Florida v Alabama

Florida v Alabama - top defenses for most of the decade. Sorry about the neck crank, Tim Tebow. (Icon SMI)

Defense Rankings 11Sep25

1 Alabama
2 Florida
3 Wisconsin
3 Temple
5 Virginia Tech
6 Stanford
7 Kansas St.
8 Penn St.
10 Illinois
11 UCF
11 Connecticut
13 Purdue
14 Utah
15 Vanderbilt
16 Louisville
17 Texas
17 Texas A&M
19 Michigan St.
20 Southern Miss.
21 South Fla.
21 Western Mich.
23 Ohio St.
24 Florida St.
25 Ohio

BLITZIndex Rankings Alphabetical for Week 4 2011

100 Oregon St.
101 Fresno St.
102 Washington
103 Maryland
104 Idaho
105 Rice
106 Arizona
107 Northern Ill.
108North Texas
109 Middle Tenn.
110 Memphis
111 UAB
112 Akron
112 Fla. Atlantic
112 Troy
115 Army
116 Western Ky.
117 Nevada
118 New Mexico
119 Kansas
120 UNLV


One comment on “BLITZIndex Week 4: Tide at Gators means #1 plays #2 defense

  1. […] St. vs Colorado – This Colorado D is horrific, ranked 91st by our Blitz Index.  That means QB Marshall Lobbestael and WR Marquess Wilson will shine.  For Colorada, QB Tyler […]

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