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Does the 3-4 defense help us versus Ohio State?

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Creebuzz, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. Creebuzz

    Creebuzz Club Member Club Member

    Apr 30, 2008
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    Typically speaking, the 3-4 is supposed to be a run stuffing defense and more susceptible to a passing attack, especially on crossing routes. Now I didn't watch all of the OSU Miami game, but it seemed that their QBs couldn't hit the broadside of a barn. It seems like our ILBs could crowd the line and dare them to throw. The downside is that I worry that our three down linemen will get blown off the ball by a very good OSU line and our backers will be making tackles six yards down the field.
  2. lawdogg

    lawdogg Club Member Club Member

    Jan 8, 2011
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    Hopefully at the least it will help with our recruiting. :thumbsup:
  3. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

    Feb 1, 2008
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    We still aren't running a true 3-4, although we are a lot closer to it then we were last year.... I'm excited to see what we do, cause in the only game against a more traditional attack (Cal) our D played ok against the run. And thats this ballgame in a nutshull. Gotta stop the run or we lose.
  4. bigbang

    bigbang Member

    Jan 9, 2011
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    But CU runs a hybrid set. In running situations we tend to play more 43.

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