5 Year Member
Because a great Defense wins championships in most of the past championships:Why not? The #66 in offense is the bigger reason for 4-6.
We can't blame any one conference for what seems to be a recent dominant streak by defense-first teams. We can only blame the sport itself.
|Year||National Champion||Team Defense/offense rank at end of season|
|2019||OSU after 8 games||Team Def=1//Off=3|
|2018||Clemson (AP, CFP)||Team Def=1//Off=4|
|2017||Alabama (AP, CFP)||Team Def=1//Off=15|
|2016||Clemson (AP, CFP)||Team Def=10//Off=14|
|2015||Alabama (AP, CFP)||Team Def=2//Off=30|
|2014||Ohio State (AP, CFP)||Team Def=26//Off=5|
|2013||Florida State (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA)||Team Def=1//Off=2|
|2012||Alabama (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA)||Team Def=1//Off=12|