Football Term Glossary

ITP Glossary: Closing Speed

The speed with which the defender exhibits moving from Point A to Point B to decrease the distance between themselves and the ballcarrier is known as closing speed. Acceleration, foot speed, and the angle the defender takes to get to the ball all factor into whether a defender displays great closing speed or not. These…

FCU Bowl Season 2014-15: Quick Lane Bowl Preview

The College Bowl Season is upon us, and Pylon University is bringing the breakdowns on offense, defense, and special teams, along with the sport’s traditions and great moments. In this edition, it’s the Quick Lane Bowl preview. The Matchup WHO: Rutgers Scarlet Knights (7-5) vs. North Carolina Tar Heels (6-6) WHAT: Quick Lane Bowl WHEN:…