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Favorite Stat of the Week.

We're deep into the season, now, so statistics become meaningful.

I've been struck at the befuddlement of the PSU message boards, which I would summarize as "WTF?  Why in hell didn't we do crap in the red zone?"

Well, the stats are pretty interesting with this Iowa D. 

My favorite stat of the week we mentioned last week.  But apparently no one in the PSU gang thought about it.  Iowa is second in league red zone D.

More notably,  the team in position one, MSU, has given up 80% more red zone touchdowns.  (The statistic conflates FGs and TDs.)

Iowa has given up 5 redzone TDs in 10 games.  By this measure, Saturday's performance was no fluke.

5 red zone TDs is lowest in the Big Ten, though we're tied with OSU and ... Minnesota. MN is 8th in total, rushing, and passing D.  This indicates that people are hitting the big plays against the Gofers.

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