Grading the Washington Huskies’ 2009 Season, Part 2: The Defense

Posted by Todd Williams on December-9-2009 Add Comments

In the previous article the offense was graded, now it is time to take a look at the defense.

Defensive Coordinator Nick Holt had a monumental task in turning around the 110th ranked total defense from 2008. So how did he and his staff do?

 

Coaching: C

While the first year under Nick Holt did not produce a lot of statistics that jump off the page, there was steady improvement throughout the year for the defense. 

Holt was able to keep the Huskies in position to win more games this year by lowering the points per game total by 12 points from 2008.

In the final two games of the season, the Huskies dominated, giving up at total of 10 points. In addition to the difference in...

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