10 months ago

After giving up a program-record 35.1 points per game while posting a 2-5 record in 2020 under Tucker and a new staff, the Spartans improved in some areas defensively in last year’s 11-2 finish. They dropped their points per game allowed to 25.3 and were 15th in the nation in rushing defense at 117.2 yards per game. However, they also ranked 111th in the country in total defense (441.9) while giving up more passing yards per game (324.8) than any other team.

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