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© February, 2002
5-3 Eagle Adjustment Out Of 44 Defense Delivers Heavy Pressure

by B. Scott Smith, Head Coach
Ezell-Harding Christian School, Nashville, Tenn.

OUR PROGRAM HAS great success with a version of the 8-man front. We do many things from the base set that serves to confuse the offensive blocking scheme.

The defense is designed to close down running lanes and put extreme pressure on the passing attack. It uses many coverages but itís normally a man-free situation or straight-cover-3 look. Most of the time the secondary is in a man-press posture.

Aggressive Style Of Defense

The 44 base defense, alon ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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