Follow Us on Twitter       

Overcoming a Size Disadvantage on the Line

Back  |  Printer Friendly

© February, 2010

by Kenny Ratledge
Defensive Coordinator, Sevier County High School (TN)

How does a defense which is outweighed by an average of fifty pounds on the defensive line slow down or stop an offense that makes its living pounding the ball with a power running game? 

  The blueprint was demonstrated by the Florida State defense led by defensive  coordinator Mickey Andrews in the 2008 Champs Sports Bowl game against the Big 10’s Wisconsin Badgers. The Badgers were led by an offensive line which averaged 6’6” in height and weighed an average of 319 pounds. The offensive line wa ...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.
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 Subscribe Now

Subscribe online or call 800-537-4271 and get your password today!

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

Girdiron Strategies
PO Box 14041
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
p. 561-355-5068

Copyright 2019, Gridiron Strategies
a division of
AFM Media, LLC.
All Rights Reserved.