Pruitt's defenses by the numbers

Pruitt's defenses by the numbers

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Pruitt's defenses by the numbers

Jeremy Pruitt enters his first season as head coach at Tennessee following being a defensive coordinator for the last five seasons.

As head coach, Pruitt will still have his hands on Tennessee’s defense with its scheme and teaching technique as he had in the past. Here is a look at how Pruitt’s defenses have performed statistically.

2017 – Alabama (13-1, national champions)

Points per game allowed: 11.9
First downs: 215
First downs: rushing 76, passing 114, penalty 25
Yards per play: 3.99
Yards: 3,646
Passing yards: 2,320
Interceptions: 19
Passing TDs: 8
Rushing yards per attempt: 2.72
Rushing yards: 1,326
Rushing TDs: 9
Fumbles: 13
Fumbles lost: 5
Time of possession per game: 30:14
3rd down conversions: 74-214
4th down conversions: 7-19
Red zone scoring conversions: 24-32
Sacks: 40

2016 – Alabama (14-1, SEC champions)

Points per game allowed: 13.0
First downs: 217
First downs: rushing 71, passing 125, penalty 21
Yards per play: 3.99
Yards: 3,927
Passing yards: 2,968
Interceptions: 16
Passing TDs: 15
Rushing yards per attempt: 2.01
Rushing yards: 959
Rushing TDs: 5
Fumbles: 26
Fumbles lost: 13
Time of possession per game: 29:04
3rd down conversions: 73-238
4th down conversions: 4-22
Red zone scoring conversions: 21-25
Sacks: 54

2015 – Georgia (10-3)

Points per game allowed: 16.9
First downs: 189
First downs: rushing 89, passing 87, penalty 13
Yards per play: 4.76
Yards: 3,977
Passing yards: 2,034
Interceptions: 12
Passing TDs: 11
Rushing yards per attempt: 3.96
Rushing yards: 1,943
Rushing TDs: 11
Fumbles: 22
Fumbles lost: 10
Time of possession per game: 30:05
3rd down conversions: 57-197
4th down conversions: 13-25
Red zone scoring conversions: 23-34
Sacks: 21

2014 – Georgia (10-3)

Points per game allowed: 20.7
First downs: 252
First downs: rushing 133, passing 100, penalty 19
Yards per play: 4.84
Yards: 4,384
Passing yards: 2,215
Interceptions: 16
Passing TDs: 13
Rushing yards per attempt: 4.12
Rushing yards: 2,169
Rushing TDs: 23
Fumbles: 25
Fumbles lost: 13
Time of possession per game: 30:43
3rd down conversions: 75-191
4th down conversions: 12-19
Red zone scoring conversions: 31-40
Sacks: 28

2013 – Florida State (14-0, national champions, ACC champions)

Points per game allowed: 12.1
First downs: 232
First downs: rushing 101, passing 110, penalty 21
Yards per play: 4.09
Yards: 3,940
Passing yards: 2,193
Interceptions: 26
Passing TDs: 14
Rushing yards per attempt: 3.26
Rushing yards: 1,747
Rushing TDs: 7
Fumbles: 17
Fumbles lost: 9
Time of possession per game: 30:36
3rd Down conversions: 68-213
4th Down conversions: 11-22
Red zone scoring conversions: 23-30
Sacks: 35

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