Earlier this week I heard the Michigan defense’s blitz packages described as exotic. A term you normally don’t hear in football, but tight end Kyler Reed says Michigan doesn’t really do anything fancy on 1st and 2nd downs. They look to hold the offense to a third and long and then come after the quarterback.
Last year, NU was 3 of 13 on third downs in the loss to Michigan. That will need to change. So what exactly does Michigan do on third down to be labeled as exotic? Offensive line coach Barney Cotton explains.
Plus, as far as the Huskers defense, if they wanted they could be a little exotic as well. With the depth that coach Rick Kaczenski has with his defensive ends he was asked if there is an advantage to putting four D-ends on the line at the same time.
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