BYU is currently 17th in the nation in total defense. A common response from the fan base is ‘yeah, but their strength of schedule is poor’. Let’s look at how BYU did at limiting opposing offenses, relative to the other teams.
On average, BYU has held their opponent to the 4th fewest yards they’ve gained this season. Utah is the big outlier, otherwise BYU has held every other opponent at or below their average except for UCF.