For the second straight game, the defense’s failure to limit explosive plays was a noticeable issue, to say the least. Let’s dive right into the Georgia game and look at the game Jim Knowles’ called, as well as the defense’s overall performance.
In the latter half of the season, Knowles principally called for Cover 1 Rat coverage (man coverage except for one linebacker in the low middle hole reading the QB and one deep safety). However, against Georgia, Knowles clearly wanted to use more zone coverage – namely Cover 3 Buzz and Tampa-2.
Knowles opened the game with Cover 3…
Upgrade to view our premium articles
You can upgrade your plan anytime to get all-access articles. Every week we provide the latest news on players, scouting, game coverage, and more.Upgrade your plan
If you are already a subscriber, please log in to view this content
Ohio State Releases Football Coaching Salaries
Faster Kyion Grayes Ready To Prove His Worth
A-Deck: Predicting The Ohio State Class Of 2024 – Offense (Version 1.0)
Eyes On The Trail: Defensive Tackle From Florida Sets Visit
How Transfers Could Help Rebuild The Ohio State Secondary
Transfer Portal Additions Should Bolster Buckeyes Secondary
Three Young Buckeyes With A Chance To Break Out This Spring
Kyle McCord Willing To Do Whatever It Takes To Get Job Done