3-3-5 Odd Stack

“Relentless Pursuit”

When in doubt – speed it up! If you don’t know what to do – GO FASTER! .

Why 3-Man Odd Front? ► Allows for simple adjustments ► 8–2nd level players “see the ball get the ball” ► Relentless pursuit ► Stop the run ► Control the pass ► Create turnovers ► Move & stem – create negative yardage .

Basics .

Gaps. Shades & Blitz Gap Numbering .

Gap Identification D Y CT BG A C AG BT C Y D .

Shade Techniques Y T G C G T Y 3 13 13 1 1 31 31 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .

Blitz Gap Numbering 7 5 3 1 2 4 6 8 .

3-3-5 Odd Stack C SS E N E BS C L M R FS .

Defensive Line Nose We need 2 of these Alignment: 0 on Center Assignment: Slug and Plug Center (Cage and Destroy) Stance: One or two hands (choice) Gap: Weakside A Rule: Do NOT allow your buddy to get hit Stem on Every Play .

Defensive Line End Alignment: 3 on Tackle Assignment: Cage and Destroy Stance: Ball side hand down Practice: Base/Down block only Gap: C Rule: Do NOT allow your buddy to get hit Stem on EVERY play .

Linebackers General Lou / Mac / Rob Stacked on D Lineman 5 yards depth Attack downhill at 45 Degrees EMULATE THE PATH OF THE RB Triangle: Ball–Back–uncoverd OL Never flip-flop .

Mac Alignment: Stack nose at 5 yds deep Assignment: Downhill tackle to tackle Key: Near back Read: Triangle (Tackle to Tackle) Practice: Dive / Sweep / Counter Gap: Strong A Rule: Emulate path of running back Linebackers .

Mac Triangle M M E L N M E R .

Linebackers Lou and Rob Alignment: Stack ends at 5 yds deep Assignment: Triangle Key: Near back Read: Triangle Practice: Dive / Sweep / Counter Gap: B Gaps Rule: Emulate path of running back .

Mac Triangle L E L N M R E R .

Outside Safetys Stud / Blood The ONLY Flip-Flop Players Alignment: 3 yds wide x 2 yds deep Assignment: Triangle .Redirect play Key: Near back Read: Triangle and EMOL Block Practice: Base and Down Block only Gap: D Gaps .

Outside Safetys Stud / Blood The ONLY Flip-Flop Players Rules Don’t get reached Deep as the deepest / Wide as the widest Call: “I’m Here” to Lou and Rob making Lou and Rob the “Jokers” free to play when flow is away .

Stud/Blood Triangle SS E L N M BS E R BS SS .

Free Safety Alignment: 10 yds between #1’s Assignment: Flow and Fill Key: QB Read: BF Flow / High Hat Rule: Flow and fill the alley .

Corners Alignment: 7 yds inside shoulder #1 Assignment: Read Pass first Key: #1 Read: #2 to QB Rule: Force the fade route .

3-3-5 Odd Stack “Relentless Pursuit” .

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