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The Different Looks of the 4-3 Defense

The 4-3 defense is a common defense among professional and even youth programs. It’s easy to install and allows for teams to use different personnel at different positions. The 4-3 defense requires 4 defensive linemen and 3 linebackers. The 3 linebackers are often called the Sam, Mike, and Will linebackers. This article will learn more …

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Understanding Gaps Techniques & Alignments In Football

The defensive lineman is in charge of controlling the line of scrimmage. Teams who control the line of scrimmage on either side of the ball typically win the game. To control the line of scrimmage, defenses need to defend gaps. What are gaps? Gaps are the space between the offensive lineman. Between the center and …

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