Over at Football Study Hall I broke down the changes that seem to be brewing for the TCU offense with their addition of the veer and shoot passing game and talented downfield passer Matthew Baldwin.
I mention it in my new post on Football Study Hall breaking down the 2018 Mississippi State offense against the Auburn defense. This solution maybe didn’t totally originate with Belichick, but I think he made it particularly popular. The Patriots created a 46 front after the snap against the Seahawks zone-read game. That meant there … [Read more…]
One of my favorite reoccurring topics is championship team construction, especially champions that have repeated success. Building dynasties in the NBA is extremely hard because it’s a superstar driven league and nothing creates superstars like championships. Even if a team can assemble a title-winner, Pat Riley’s “the disease of me” regularly creeps in and wipes … [Read more…]
Texas and Iowa State each share a real problem heading into the 2019 season. Texas’ DC Todd Orlando piggy backed off Iowa State DC Jon Heacock’s inverted Tampa 2 defense back in 2017 and both had tremendous success with it. The Cyclones made it their new base for 2018 and added more to the scheme … [Read more…]
In a series I’m doing at footballstudyhall.com I broke down the chess games between Patterson and the Buckeyes that took place early in 2018. Going in I figured that Dwayne Haskins and the passing game would be too much for the Frogs, and he definitely did some real damage throwing it around but TCU had … [Read more…]