Backs Against the Wall

When backed up into the red zone, the Kansas defense has held strong this season, holding opponents to a 80.0 scoring percentage while in the red zone, ranking atop the Big 12. In 35 trips to the red zone, Kansas opponents have scored on 28 of those trips, while the Jayhawks have also forced one turnover against Indiana State while backed up in opponent scoring position. The Jayhawks’ stout defense in the red zone ranks 44th nationally.

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Big 12 Red Zone DefensePct.Scores/Att.
1. Kansas80.028/35
3.Oklahoma State84.021/25
4. Iowa State85.017/20
6.Texas Tech88.022/25
8.West Virginia89.726/29
10.Kansas State100.013/13