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Alabama Crimson Tide Horizontal and Vertical Pressure on the Ground

With the regular season of the 2016 college football season in the rear view mirror, the Alabama Crimson Tide are in prime position to make another run at a National Championship. Provided they can get past the Washington Huskies in the National Semifinal, another National Championship Game awaits. Alabama has put up some great numbers this season,…

Death by a 1,000 Formations: University of Washington’s Offense

Be they simple or complex, offensive formations are critical to beating defenses, and, as Ted Nguyen explains, something which University of Washington Head Coach Chris Petersen knows how to do in seemingly endless ways. University of Washington head coach Chris Petersen earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from my alma mater UC Davis, where he played quarterback and later…

Vanderbilt’s Zach Cunningham: Team Defense Personified

In order for Vanderbilt to take another leap into contention for the SEC crown they’ll need another strong performance from their defense, which is anchored by Zach Cunningham. Mark Schofield breaks down the linebacker to highlight his traits and how he fits into the Commodores’ defensive schemes.  Under third-year head coach David Mason, the Vanderbilt…

MU football versus Texas A&M. 28-21 Mizzou. This win earned Mizzou the SEC East championship title. Johnny Manziel (Johnny Football - Heisman Trophy winner 2012). Faurot Field. Memorial Stadium.

D-Line Zou: Will Missouri Keep Their Defensive Line Dominance?

Facing both player and coaching personnel changes, the Missouri Tigers’ defensive line dominance is officially threatened. But, as Mark Schofield writes, they still have the roster and the schemes to continue to dominate if they execute. In this piece, Mark analyzes the different schemes the Tigers use to fluster opponents.  Over the past few seasons,…