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Coach Bobby Wallace discusses defensive philosophy and cover 2 pattern reads at the Alabama Football Coaches Association convention. Starting with what the football defensive football player basics to the reactions to drags and trips.
A good defensive position player needs to concentrate on the position, have good eyes on the field, staying on his feet, know how to "shock, block and shed".
More things a defensive position player has to do are swarm the football, tackle (with the eyes) and touch the football!
Cover 2 pattern reads are covered in this discussion. This clip is an 'X' and 'O' clip that shows alignments on the field.
The linebackers see 3 things with his eyes and how your linebacker reacts to those things is one of the factors that determines how successful your football defense is.
When you see a drag across the field you've got to communicate and react and here's the "x" and "O" football stuff to give you ideas to be successful.