DEFENDING TWO BACK OFFENSES WITH THE 3-3-5 DEFENSE

“GATOR”
E S
C
STRONG LEFT POS
LE NG RE LOU MIKE ROB L. SPUR RT. SPUR FS

N M

E R S
C F

L

ALIGN
4 PINCH 0 RIP WEAK 4 PINCH 6 SLANT STACK 6 SLANT WIDE 9 - BLITZ 2x7 Weakside of ball #2 STRONG (Man)

KEY
OG OG OG OT FB OT BALL TB TE

RUN TO-AWAY
B GAP – FLATTEN, CHASE WEAK A GAP-FLATTEN, CHASE B GAP – FLATTEN, CHASE C GAP – FLATTEN, CHASE FB PLAYER C GAP – TRAIL/REVERSE FORCE - REVERSE FOLLOW & FIT TAILBACK FIT - PURSUIT

PASS RESP.
INSIDE RUSH LANE INSIDE RUSH LANE INSIDE RUSH LANE INSIDE RUSH LANE FB PLAYER OUTSIDE RUSH LANE CONTAIN RUSH TAILBACK TE

GATOR STILL PHOTO

GATOR VIDEO CLIPS

POWER - O

“GATOR – OUT”
E S C
STRONG LEFT

N M

E R S C

L

F
ALIGN
4 LOOP 0 RIP STRONG 4 LOOP 6 LOOP STACK GHOST 6 – B GAP BLITZ WIDE 9 – B GAP BLITZ 2x7 Weakside of ball #2 STRONG (Man)

POS
LE NG RE LOU MIKE ROB L. SPUR RT. SPUR FS

KEY
TE OG OT BALL FB OG OG TB TE

RUN TO-AWAY
C GAP – FLAT PURSUIT STR. A GAP-FLAT PURSUIT C GAP – TRAIL/REVERSE FORCE - REVERSE FB PLAYER B GAP – FLAT PURSUIT B GAP – FLAT PURSUIT FOLLOW & FIT TAILBACK FIT - PURSUIT

PASS RESP.
INSIDE RUSH LANE INSIDE RUSH LANE OUTSIDE RUSH LANE OUTSIDE RUSH LANE FB PLAYER INSIDE RUSH LANE INSIDE RUSH LANE TAILBACK TE

GATOR OUT VIDEO CLIPS

WING-T SCHEME
 Base *  Tight *  Bash * X  Bear  Special

** DE to TE side plays loop scheme in Base – Eyes on TE while in stance

and attack him (TE) with eyes in C gap. This will keep TE from getting to LB and allows the DE to play a big factor in stopping off tackle plays (belly-g, buck sweep and trap (if it bounces).

WING – T COVERAGE
“PURPLE”

E
2x2 on #1

N

E
2x2 on #2

S

S

L

M

R
Inside Loose Man Tech on SE

C

1x8 on #2

C

Man Free @ 8 yards

F

• MAN FREE COVERAGE (or Cover 3) WITHOUT A PREDETERMINED HALFBACK
• COVERAGE WILL ROLL ONCE A HALFBACK HAS BEEN DETERMINED • A HALFBACK CAN BE DETERMINED BY: 1.) Normal HB alignment in backfield 2.) A slotback or wingback going into “jet” or “tail” motion • All 2nd & 3rd level players should have eyes up to see motion for next key/read

PURPLE COVERAGE
with a Halfback

S
0x2 FORCE

E

N

E
• If HB goes away, check TE/WB area for double handoff (fold) • If HB is vertical (Iso) “C Gap” stack • If Waggle, check FB then rob crosser

S

L
1x6 on #2 1x8 on #1

M

R

F

C

Inside Loose Man Tech on SE

C

PURPLE COVERAGE
with motion

E
• 2x2 •Check opposite SB area for counter •If Waggle, check FB then rob crosser

N

E

S
0x2 FORCE

S

L

M

R F
1x6 on #2

C

Inside Loose Man Tech on SE

1x8 on #2

C

BASE PURPLE
vs. Buck Sweep

S

E

N

E S

L F C

M

R C

vs. TRAP

S

E

N

E S

L F C

M

R C

vs. WAGGLE

S

E

N

E S

L F C

M

R C

vs BELLY-G

S

E

N

E S

L F C

M

R C

with Purple Coverage

BEAR

S

E

N

E S

L F

M

R C

C

BEAR

X

S

E

N

E S

L F

M

R C

C

X

ZOO

S

E

N

E S

L F

M

R C

C

ZOO

BASH

S
Corner and FS will catch the spill

E

N

E S

L F

M

R C

C

OP EN B ASH
(Backer And Spur)

BASH

S

E

N

E S

L F

M

R C

C

TIG HT B ASH

SPECIAL

S

E

N

E S

L F

M

R C

C

SPE CIA L

PURPLE CHOKE COVERAGE

C
2x2 on #1

E

N

E
2x2 on #2

S

S

L

M

R
Inside Loose Man Tech on SE

C

Man Free @ 8 yards

F

• MAN FREE COVERAGE WITHOUT A PREDETERMINED HALFBACK
• COVERAGE WILL ROLL ONCE A HALFBACK HAS BEEN DETERMINED • A HALFBACK CAN BE DETERMINED BY: 1.) Normal HB alignment in backfield 2.) A slotback or wingback going into “jet” or “tail” motion • All 2nd & 3rd level players should have eyes up to see motion for next key/read

PURPLE CHOKE COVERAGE
with a Halfback

S
0x2 FORCE

C

E

N

E
• If HB goes away, check TE/WB area for double handoff (fold) • If HB is vertical (Iso) “C Gap” stack • If Waggle, check FB then rob crosser

S

L F
1x6 on #1

M

R

C

Inside Loose Man Tech on SE

PURPLE CHOKE COVERAGE
with motion

C
• 2x2 •Check opposite SB area for counter •If Waggle, check FB then rob crosser

E

N

E

S
0x2 FORCE (#3)

S

L

M

R F
1x6 on #2

C

Inside Loose Man Tech #1

WING-T “BASE” VIDEO CLIPS

WING-T “BASH” VIDEO CLIPS

NOTRE DAME CRUSADER FOOTBALL

DAVID BROWN DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL EASTON, PA (610) 814-6255 ballcoach1@netzero.net

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