The Commute Sports
Sports Data Visualizations and Analysis for the Average Sports Fan
Clemson has one of the lowest yards per penalty of any NCAA team this season. Oklahoma, Ohio State, and LSU have some of the highest.
You can see though that in recent years the difference between first and second has diminished. Last season, the SEC scored an average of 31.89 points per game, just .27 points less than the Big 12.
Given their recent lack of success, Kansas actually outperforms other schools by this measure. Under performing schools include Florida, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Colorado.
The Pac 12 was the worst of the power five conferences and 12th overall allowing 237.52 passing yards per game.
It was important to include yards per penalty in this comparison because it speaks to “how bad” the penalty was.
However, when thinking about what conference is the best I think its important to look at them across the years. When doing so we see that the Big…
So which is better? Score more, but allow more points; or score less, but allow less points?