McKendree Has a Dominate Defensive Line

Sacks, sacks, and more sacks have been occurring for Division II’s McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois. The sack total for the Bearcats is now at 49 on the season with one game left. This feat leads all of the NCAA, across all divisions.

Through ten games this season, McKendree is averaging 4.9 sacks a game. Eleven players for the Bearcats have tallied up sacks this season, with two of those players in double digits. Lucky Baar, a Senior Defensive Lineman, is leading the team with 16.5 sacks in only 8 games played. That averages out to a little over 2 sacks per game. The Bearcats have had seven games with five or more sacks, with the best game of the season having a total of 8 sacks.

The leaders for sacks in their respective divisions are as follows; FBS is Alabama with 37, FCS is Youngstown State with 34, and D3 is North Central with 42.

McKendree may just have the best defensive line in the country and plan to stay ahead of the NCAA in sacks after the final game of the season this week. They finish off the regular season at home on November 12th against Truman State University.

Photos courtesy of McKendree Athletics

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