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Defense by the numbers

By Lucas Vance

December 16, 2013

WINNSBORO — The Fairfield Central defense allowed just 12.7 points per game this season and shutout their opponent four times. The Griffins were able to force 29 turnovers (15 interceptions and 14 fumbles) for an average of 2.1 turnovers per game. As a team, the defense averaged 50.6 tackles per game, seven tackles for a loss per game and 4.1 sacks per game.


2013 Defensive Leaders


TACKLES


Larry J. Bell: 91 total and 7.6 per game


Dustin Padgett: 71 total and 5.6 per game


Chandler Johnson: 60 total and 4.6 per game


TACKLES FOR A LOSS


Khalil Keitt: 21.5 total and 1.5 per game


Davon Pearson: 16 total and 1.1 per game


Wallace Brown: 15.5 total and 1.1 per game


SACKS


Khalil Keitt: 18.5 total and 1.4 per game


Chanti Jones: 11 total and .8 per game


Davon Pearson: nine total and .7 per game


INTERCEPTIONS-PASSES DEFENDED


Compton Walker: five interceptions and 14 passes defended


Shadarius Hopkins: five interceptions and 10 passes defended


Josh Bell: one interception and 10 passes defended