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Split the Field In Halfby: Mark Reeve
Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator Texas Lutheran University
© June 2011
Every defensive backfield coverage has its strengths and weaknesses. What can maximize its effectiveness is knowing concepts of half-field coverage along with multiple disguises.
We are a defense that defenses formations. The field always plays a part in how we cover that formation. Very few times are the run or pass requirements the same to both sides of the formation, so we feel a need to have the ability to run one coverage to one side of the formation and another coverage to the other side of the formation – that is, split or half-field coverage.
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