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Allocation of Coaching Resources

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by buffaholic, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    Embree really had this wrong. He had two position coaches for the DL. One for the LBs. And one for the DBs, who was doing double duty as the DC. He had two guys splitting time coaching about 16.5% of the plays each. 4 coaches total on Defense, for a Offensive Minded Head Coach....

    These days, our defense is often in a 4-2-5, sometimes more DBs than 5.

    2012 actual stats:

    Position #plays percentage
    DB 3919 43%
    DL 2990 33%
    LB 2146 24%
    Total 9055

    source

    So Embree had his DC coaching 43% of the plays. While 3 guys coached 57% of the plays.

    HCMM, unlike Embree, is a Defensive minded coach.
    HCMM has his DC coaching the LB position, a mere 24% of the Defensive plays.
    He devotes 2 coaches to the DB positions.

    The allocation of resources makes ALL THE SENSE in the world. Surprised more teams don't do this. Given that your best Special Teams guys are coming from your DBs and LBs as well, more coaching there on things like proper pursuit angles and tackling form, can only pay off. The DL guys just play the DL.
     
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  2. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    Meant to start this thread in Football, not Recruits section, if someone wants to move it....
     
  3. BuffClass90

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    That's interesting...makes sense why the DB play was so bad last year.
     
  4. Darth Snow

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  5. NashBuff

    NashBuff CSU Knob-Slobberer

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    Agreed with the coaching allocation...defenses are now having at least five DBs...might as well get with the times.
     

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