Defense Schmeefense
September 14, 2018

Defense optional in 91-61 college football barnburner between Davidson and Guilford

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Listen we get it, Friday mornings aren't for the maths, but this ridiculous FCS box score from Thursday night's Davidson and Guilford College brouhaha is definitely worth a little arithmetic. Get out your graphing calculators, kiddos. This about to get nuts.

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Before you do a double take, no, college basketball season hasn't started yet, and even if it had, we wouldn't see scoring like this anyway (thanks a lot, 2-3 zone). The game itself broke at least five FCS records, including...

Yes, you read that correctly: 685 RUSHING YARDS FOR DAVIDSON. I guess that's the sort of run defense you can expect from a team nicknamed the Quakers. But that's just the beginning. Sports Illustrated dug into the box score and came back with some truly bonkers stats, including the fact that Davidson—who a run a triple-option offense—threw the ball only eight times, averaged 12.7 YPC, and somehow scored 91 points without running a single game in the Red Zone.

Steph Curry, how are we feeling right now?

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