SMU ranks 13th nationally this season in total offense (493.8 yards per game) and eighth in scoring offense (40.2 points per game).
But like many teams that run hurry-up offenses, SMU’s defense has been among college football’s worst. The Mustangs rank 122nd nationally in total defense (486.7 yards per game) and 113th in scoring defense
I hope he shores up our defense, but defense doesn’t win championships. A team whose defenses allow fewer points by an opponent than its offense scores against that opponent wins championships.
I know the cliche’ but cliche’s aren’t analysis. I want our offense to outscore the other team. I want our defense to allow that. It doesn’t matter where any of them rank statistically at the end of the season if there are enough W’s in the record.
I actually said that when Morris was first mentioned, I was looking for coordinators at schools that were doing good jobs at non P5 schools. My thought was to save money, but I don’t know the relationship between the two