Preseason CFB Fantasy Defense Ranks
Dont'a Hightower leads one of the best defenses in the nation.
By: Steven Lassan | 6/27/11, 5:28 PM EDT
Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2011. Over the next three months, look for updated rankings, player profiles and strategy pieces every week. As we dive into our preseason research, expect plenty of tweaks to the rankings before the season starts.
Scoring system rankings based upon -
1 passing touchdown = 4 points
Rushing/receiving = 6 points
25 passing yards = 1 point
10 rushing/receiving yards = 1 point
1 reception = 0.5 points
1 fumble = -1 point
1 interception = - 1 point
Field goals 39 yards and under = 3 points
Field goals 40-49 yards = 4 points
Field goals 50+ yards = 5 points
Defense scoring -
0 points allowed = 15 points
2-6 points allowed = 10 points
7-13 points allowed = 7 points
14-20 points allowed = 4 points
21-27 points allowed = 2 points
28-34 points allowed = 0 points
35+ points allowed = -2 points
Safeties = 2 points
Fumbles/Interceptions recovered = 3 points
Sacks = 1 point
Defensive/Special Teams touchdowns = 6 points
Updated: June 6
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