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The Tite 3-4 Defense: What You Need to Know

Posted by Alex Kirby on

Hey Coach, Tyler Manes is the defensive coordinator at Southwest Florida Christian Academy in Fort Myers, Florida.  He and I spent almost SIX HOURS going through everything you need to know about installing one of the most popular defensive schemes in the game today. Coach Manes has learned (and borrowed) from a lot of smart coaches and has adapted and simplified the Dave Aranda scheme for the high school level. I learned a TON going through this process, and I know you will too, so I wanted to share a few things I took from the clinic he put together....

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One Coverage that solves a TON of Problems

Posted by Alex Kirby on

If you could only play one coverage all game long, what would it be? Do you even have a coverage like that in your playbook? Do you have the rules and adjustments built in to the plan to handle everything you're gonna see from your opponent? For Coach Tyler Manes, the answer is simple: 2 Read In fact, because his kids are so good and so familiar with this coverage, he's able to do so many other things in the secondary, and at the end of the day, he feels comfortable knowing he can always come back to 2 read. Why does...

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The Bay and the Bayou: Justin Wilcox and Dave Aranda’s Defenses

Posted by Cameron Soran on

Both Dave Aranda and Justin Wilcox run a lot of the same plays.  This should come as no great surprise to anyone who viewed the transition from Aranda to Wilcox at Wisconsin in 2016.  But are these common elements really all that effective? I will let the advanced stats speak for themselves. LSU – Before Aranda 2015 – LSU Defense – 34th in Defensive S&P+, 48th in Defensive Rushing S&P+, 11th in Defensive Passing S&P+, and 31st in Defensive FEI LSU – Aranda’s tenure as Defensive Coordinator 2016 – LSU Defense – 2nd in Defensive S&P+, 2nd in Defensive Rushing...

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