Tackling and Scheme Helping Buckeye Defense Limit Chunk Plays
Last season, it was a common occurrence to witness an Ohio State defense allowing big plays time after time from opponent after opponent. It frustrated fans, players, and coaches alike. Just how bad was it? The Buckeyes were 13th in the Big Ten in allowing plays of 30 yards or more in 2018, and ranked 114th in that category in the country. Only two teams in the nation...
Develop fundamentals in skills and schemes....daily. Continually. A bye week is 7 Dailies with a distracting label.
Deception: we Maneuver to 'help' them 'feel' ...what we want them to feel. We keep setting a pace [not 'this fast' or 'that slow'] that helps us seize and exploit The Initiative.
Strategically, increasing the # of plays per game increases our opportunities to develop and season more players who are 'ready'. IMO an intrinsic part of 'winning now' is making more player 'futures' start NOW.