Wisconsin 3rd Down Study

For the second year in a row, MQ takes a look at one of the best 3rd Down teams in the country - Wisconsin.

Though the record won’t show it (4-3), the Wisconsin Badgers had one of the country's best defensive units this past season. In terms of overall defense, the Badgers were #1 in defensive EPA at -.229. Though Wisconsin wasn’t “elite” on early downs, coming in at #14 in Early Down EPA (-.157), they were in the top 10 in almost every category on 3rd Down. …

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