Follow Us on Twitter       

Unorthodox 5-2 “Okie” Slanting Defense Is Often Unstoppable

Back  |  Printer Friendly

© October, 2004


by Henry Rodriguez
Defensive Coordinator, Junior Varsity, Temple City High School, Temple City, Calif.

OVER THE PAST four seasons, we have enjoyed a 38-2 record with four league championships. During this stretch, we’ve employed a 5-2 “Okie” slanting defense that has limited our opponents to an average of 9 points per game.

Our success with this defense can be attributed to five major points of emphasis:
    1.    Keeping things simple.
    2.    Recognizing an opponent’s offensive set.
    3.    Making sure that players are positioned properly prior to the snap.
    4.    Attacking on the snap.
    5.  &nbs ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
Subscribe today!

   User Name    Password 
Password Help
Current Subscriber first time here? Click Here to set up your password.
NOT A SUBSCRIBER?
Subscribe now and get Gridiron Strategies Digital magazine PLUS get INSTANT unlimited access to over 10 years of back issues including over 1000 articles and 3000 diagrams ONLY available at www.GridironStrategies.com Subscribe Now

**SUBSCRIBERS ONLY**
NEED PASSWORD HELP
Subscribe online or call 800-537-4271 and get your password today!






Home |  Magazine |  Back Issues |  Shopping |  Subscribe |  Contact

Girdiron Strategies
600 Sandtree Drive, Suite 107
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33407

1-800-537-4271

Copyright 2017, Gridiron Strategies
a division of
AFM Media, LLC.
All Rights Reserved.