A Ranking of the 2017 Big 12 Defenses Reveals Very Different Trends Heading Into Bedlam

I saw an interesting question on Twitter on Saturday after Oklahoma State’s defense stymied Dana Holgorsen’s offense in Morgantown: Which defense, right now, is the best in the Big 12.

This is an excellent question https://t.co/eaHFHWnmAf

— Mark Cooper (@mark_cooperjr) October 29, 2017

There are innumerable ways to determine this, of course, but I thought of one I haven’t seen yet. Look at how efficient a team’s offense