Defensive Run-Pass Ratios: What Teams Think They Can Do To You

Final list! Below is a look at teams and their defensive run-pass ratios, i.e. what opponents run against a given team. The "Adjusted" part is exactly the same as with the offensive list below.

This list should probably be a bit adjusted for opponent -- it isn't a surprise to see multiple Big 12 teams at the bottom of this list -- but it is still rather telling. For instance, despite Big 12 teams' predilection toward the pass, teams are still choosing to run and run and run against Texas Tech. That probably says something, eh?

Offense Std. Downs
Run%
Rk Pass. Downs
Run%
Rk SD-to-PD
Diff
Adj.
Run%
Rk
Indiana 73.2% 1 38.1% 24 -23 62.5% 1
Buffalo 71.7% 2 40.3% 11 -9 62.0% 2
San Diego State 71.1% 3 41.0% 5 -2 61.9% 3
Akron 70.5% 5 42.1% 3 2 61.8% 4
New Mexico 70.5% 4 40.1% 13 -9 61.2% 5
Wyoming 69.9% 6 41.3% 4 2 61.1% 6
Texas Tech 69.2% 9 40.6% 7 2 60.4% 7
Air Force 69.7% 8 39.2% 18 -10 60.3% 8
Middle Tennessee 69.8% 7 38.3% 23 -16 60.1% 9
Miami (Ohio)
69.0% 10 37.3% 29 -19 59.3% 10
Maryland 67.9% 13 38.8% 19 -6 59.0% 11
Army 66.0% 18 42.2% 2 16 58.7% 12
Kentucky 66.2% 16 40.4% 10 6 58.2% 13
Purdue 67.2% 14 35.8% 38 -24 57.5% 14
Northwestern 64.7% 24 39.7% 15 9 57.0% 15
Wisconsin 64.3% 26 40.6% 7 19 57.0% 16
Colorado State 68.2% 12 31.6% 67 -55 57.0% 17
Florida Atlantic 66.1% 17 35.5% 40 -23 56.7% 18
Ball State 65.4% 19 36.2% 36 -17 56.4% 19
Ole Miss 64.8% 23 37.4% 27 -4 56.4% 20
Iowa State 66.9% 15 32.0% 63 -48 56.2% 21
Florida 64.0% 28 38.4% 20 8 56.2% 22
Auburn 65.2% 21 35.6% 39 -18 56.1% 23
Clemson 63.4% 32 39.7% 16 16 56.1% 24
San Jose State 64.5% 25 37.0% 33 -8 56.0% 25

Full list after the jump.

Offense Std. Downs
Run%
Rk Pass. Downs
Run%
Rk SD-to-PD
Diff
Adj.
Run%
Rk
Northern Illinois 63.4% 31 37.4% 26 5 55.4% 26
Western Michigan 60.2% 51 44.6% 1 50 55.4% 27
Georgia Tech 64.9% 22 33.6% 50 -28 55.3% 28
Nebraska 68.2% 11 26.1% 111 -100 55.3% 29
Tennessee 61.9% 41 40.2% 12 29 55.2% 30
Illinois 63.2% 33 37.3% 30 3 55.2% 31
Central Michigan 65.4% 20 32.3% 60 -40 55.2% 32
Miami 61.5% 43 40.6% 9 34 55.1% 33
Oregon State 62.6% 36 37.9% 25 11 55.0% 34
Rutgers 64.0% 29 33.0% 54 -25 54.5% 35
Troy 62.1% 40 37.2% 32 8 54.4% 36
Bowling Green 62.3% 38 36.3% 35 3 54.3% 37
Mississippi State 61.7% 42 37.4% 28 14 54.2% 38
Minnesota 60.0% 56 39.8% 14 42 53.8% 39
East Carolina 63.4% 30 31.1% 75 -45 53.5% 40
Offense Std. Downs
Run%
Rk Pass. Downs
Run%
Rk SD-to-PD
Diff
Adj.
Run%
Rk
Houston 62.1% 39 33.3% 53 -14 53.3% 41
Kansas 62.3% 37 32.8% 58 -21 53.3% 42
Boise State 62.7% 34 31.6% 68 -34 53.2% 43
Fresno State 62.7% 35 31.2% 72 -37 53.0% 44
Vanderbilt 61.2% 44 34.1% 44 0 52.9% 45
Notre Dame 59.3% 62 38.4% 22 40 52.9% 46
Navy 64.1% 27 27.5% 106 -79 52.9% 47
Iowa 60.2% 50 36.1% 37 13 52.8% 48
Michigan State 58.5% 68 39.5% 17 51 52.7% 49
South Carolina 61.0% 45 33.8% 48 -3 52.6% 50
Duke 60.7% 46 33.8% 47 -1 52.4% 51
Penn State 60.0% 54 34.8% 42 12 52.3% 52
Arkansas 59.1% 63 36.6% 34 29 52.2% 53
UNLV 60.3% 49 33.9% 46 3 52.2% 54
UCLA 59.8% 57 32.8% 57 0 51.5% 55
Arizona 56.1% 84 40.9% 6 78 51.4% 56
Ohio 59.6% 59 32.7% 59 0 51.4% 57
Tulane 56.8% 79 38.4% 21 58 51.2% 58
Ohio State 60.0% 54 31.2% 73 -19 51.2% 59
Rice 58.6% 67 33.7% 49 18 51.0% 60
Offense Std. Downs
Run%
Rk Pass. Downs
Run%
Rk SD-to-PD
Diff
Adj.
Run%
Rk
Baylor 59.8% 58 31.0% 77 -19 51.0% 61
California 60.2% 53 30.1% 85 -32 50.9% 62
Florida State 60.3% 48 29.4% 92 -44 50.8% 63
Washington State 58.3% 69 33.5% 52 17 50.7% 64
SMU 59.3% 61 31.1% 76 -15 50.6% 65
NC State 60.5% 47 28.3% 103 -56 50.6% 66
Boston College 57.2% 77 34.7% 43 34 50.3% 67
Marshall 57.4% 74 33.6% 51 23 50.1% 68
Kent State 58.9% 65 30.0% 87 -22 50.0% 69
TCU 58.9% 66 30.0% 86 -20 50.0% 70
Virginia 59.1% 64 29.3% 93 -29 50.0% 71
Louisville 58.2% 70 31.1% 74 -4 49.9% 72
LSU 58.2% 71 30.4% 83 -12 49.6% 73
New Mexico State 57.1% 78 32.9% 56 22 49.6% 74
Florida International 56.3% 83 33.9% 45 38 49.5% 75
UL-Lafayette 59.3% 60 26.8% 109 -49 49.3% 76
West Virginia 55.6% 90 35.0% 41 49 49.3% 77
BYU 57.3% 75 30.5% 80 -5 49.1% 78
Virginia Tech 60.2% 52 23.6% 118 -66 48.9% 79
Tulsa 56.4% 80 31.4% 70 10 48.7% 80
Offense Std. Downs
Run%
Rk Pass. Downs
Run%
Rk SD-to-PD
Diff
Adj.
Run%
Rk
Western Kentucky 58.1% 72 27.7% 105 -33 48.7% 81
UAB 57.5% 73 28.9% 98 -25 48.7% 82
Michigan 55.6% 91 33.0% 55 36 48.6% 83
Oklahoma State 56.0% 85 31.9% 64 21 48.6% 84
Alabama 55.5% 94 32.2% 61 33 48.3% 85
Eastern Michigan 56.0% 86 30.1% 84 2 48.0% 86
Memphis 52.7% 108 37.3% 30 78 48.0% 87
Arizona State 55.1% 97 31.8% 65 32 47.9% 88
Syracuse 55.5% 93 30.9% 78 15 47.9% 89
Arkansas State 56.4% 82 28.8% 99 -17 47.9% 90
Wake Forest 56.4% 81 28.5% 102 -21 47.8% 91
Temple 55.4% 95 30.4% 82 13 47.7% 92
Hawaii 55.8% 88 29.5% 91 -3 47.7% 93
UTEP 56.0% 87 29.0% 95 -8 47.7% 94
Nevada 57.3% 76 26.0% 112 -36 47.7% 95
Missouri 55.6% 89 29.0% 95 -6 47.5% 96
Georgia 55.3% 96 29.8% 90 6 47.4% 97
Southern Miss 55.0% 98 29.1% 94 4 47.1% 98
Colorado 53.8% 106 31.5% 69 37 46.9% 99
Oregon 54.8% 100 28.6% 101 -1 46.7% 100
Offense Std. Downs
Run%
Rk Pass. Downs
Run%
Rk SD-to-PD
Diff
Adj.
Run%
Rk
Central Florida 53.9% 105 30.6% 79 26 46.7% 101
Idaho 53.2% 107 32.1% 62 45 46.7% 102
Toledo 55.5% 92 26.6% 110 -18 46.6% 103
North Carolina 54.0% 104 29.9% 88 16 46.6% 104
Oklahoma 54.1% 103 29.0% 97 6 46.4% 105
Utah State 54.9% 99 27.2% 108 -9 46.4% 106
Pittsburgh 54.3% 102 27.7% 104 -2 46.2% 107
Utah 51.1% 111 31.8% 66 45 45.1% 108
South Florida 51.7% 110 28.8% 100 10 44.6% 109
UL-Monroe 52.7% 109 24.5% 115 -6 44.1% 110
North Texas 49.9% 113 29.8% 89 24 43.7% 111
Washington 49.5% 115 30.5% 81 34 43.6% 112
Cincinnati 54.3% 101 19.0% 120 -19 43.5% 113
Texas A&M 48.8% 117 31.3% 71 46 43.4% 114
Connecticut 49.9% 114 27.5% 107 7 43.0% 115
Texas 50.1% 112 23.9% 116 -4 42.1% 116
Louisiana Tech 49.0% 116 25.5% 114 2 41.8% 117
Stanford 48.8% 118 25.8% 113 5 41.7% 118
Kansas State 48.7% 119 23.8% 117 2 41.1% 119
USC 48.2% 120 22.0% 119 1 40.1% 120
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