Specifically for Coaches: The 4-3 Defense

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Specifically for Coaches: The 4-3 Defense

(6 Analyses)

1. Nasty Michigan State Pass Rush Strategies to Look for versus Oregon
Text and GIF Analysis Published 8-05-2014
A superb breakdown of the basics of the infamous Michigan State defense and their pass-rushing strategies. Directory 12.2


2. Lessons for Oregon: How Michigan State Slowed Down Stanford’s Offense
Text and GIF Analysis Published 8-12-2014
A great defensive article that helps you to learn about blitzes and stunts regardless of the team. (Some of it includes Oregon) Directory 12.2

Jerry Thompson

Troy Dye


3. A Coach’s Response: Myth-conceptions about the 4-3 versus the 3-4 Defensive Fronts
Text Analysis Published 2-17-2015
This is an educational piece about the differences between the 4-3 versus the 3-4 defenses. Directory 12.2

4. I Fell in Love With a Defensive System
Text Analysis Published 2-19-2016
For all Defensive coaches and fans who want to learn about defense–this goes into the infamous 4-3 defense at Michigan State that so many now try to emulate. I good primer for getting into learning defense, the 4-3, and the Spartan system. Directory 12.2


5. The 4-3 vs the 3-4 Defensive Analysis: Expectations for Oregon Football
Text Analysis Published 4-24-2016
This is significant statistical analysis as it takes into account nationally how the 4-3 defense has done versus the 3-4. Some surprising conclusions for Oregon fans to know!


6. Coach’s Comments: “Oregon will have TWO New Defenses….”
Text Analysis: Published on 12-28-2016
Charles Fischer and Coach Mike Morris look at the growing trend of defenses playing a base, such as a 3-4, but also delving into other defenses as game conditions will dictate.


Go to the OREGON FOOTBALL ANALYSIS LIBRARY by FishDuck.com front page to find the articles and links here.

Articles about the Oregon Spread Offense under coaches Chip Kelly, Mark Helfrich, Scott Frost, Mario Cristobal, Marcus Arroyo and Willie Taggart are present along with plays and tactics.

The Oregon Defensive Articles and Analysis are present on this page as well.

Charles Fischer   (FishDuck)
Eugene, Oregon