The Aggressive 8 Man Frontby: Michael Parker
© January 2008
One of the best defenses in college football, over the last few years, plays on Long Island. C.W. Post is known for their tough 8 man fronts and for stopping the run. The challenge that most teams have in implementing an 8 man front is the pressure it puts on the secondary. But at C.W. Post, DB Coach Ernie Blount has managed to teach the skills required to his DBs to make sure that, even though the 4-4 scheme that the Pioneers employ leaves the defensive backfield on their own, the guys back there can handle it.
For anyone playing in a run-minded league at any level, an 8 man front is the best way to go. But there is a real concern that the players in the secondary can’t handle the extra pressure. Blount has found a way to teach the DBs that can help coaches anywhere.
THE C.W. POST 8 MAN FRONT DEFENSE
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