Two Stellar Safeties lead Iowa’s #1 Ranked Defense

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I’ve often said that you can usually have a great defense in college football whenever you have two smart starting safeties with experience in place.  The Iowa Hawkeyes currently lead the nation in total defense (227.5), rank third in rushing defense (65.5) and fifth in scoring defense (12.0).

A big part of that comes from the heads up play and solid run support of their starting safeties Tyler Sash (19 tackles and 2 pass breakups) and Brett Greenwood (13 tackles, one for a loss and an interception).

By Paul M. Banks

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