Ross Fulton Analysis: Jim Knowles’ Ohio State Defense Brings The Heat

Halfway through the college football regular season, Ohio State defensive coordinator Jim Knowles has his side of the ball among the best defenses in the nation. How is he doing it?

Ross Fulton, the Xs and Os guru at BuckeyeHuddle.com joins host Tom Orr to discuss some of the biggest developments on the defense including:

  • The impressive play of linebackers Cody Simon and Steele Chambers
  • Jim Knowles’ continued expansion of OSU’s defensive package, including some HOT coverage and 2 deep, 4 under
  • How Knowles really amped up the blitz rate Saturday.

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Tom Orr

Writer, Photographer, Host of "Buckeye Weekly" and "Buckeyes TomOrrow Morning" podcasts