Under first-year coordinator Joe Moorhead, the No. 8 Penn State Nittany Lions have experienced one of the biggest offensive conference turnarounds since 2000.
Last season, Penn State ranked No. 101 in scoring offense and averaged just 23.2 points per game. This season, the Nittany Lions have risen 71 spots and are averaging nearly two additional touchdowns per contest (35.8 ppg).
That got us thinking -- where does this offensive turnaround rank in modern Big Ten history? How unusual is a rise of 70-plus spots, and how exactly does that happen?