Harley In The Huddle: D-Line Pressure

Written December 3rd, 2010 by Rob Harley

To affect the quarterback you’ve got to do 3 things: contain the QB, have great coverage, and pressure the throw. When you can get pressure with your four down linemen, it makes calling defenses simple.

Harley In The Huddle: Beating Cover 2

Written November 28th, 2010 by Rob Harley

It’s up to the quarterback to get the ball to his playmakers where it hurts the defense the most, to get that done he must go through his pre-play checklist.

Harley In The Huddle: Inside Zone Blocking

Written November 17th, 2010 by Rob Harley

Ohio State’s running game continues to dominate, thanks to the great work being done by the offensive line.

Execution trumps everything in football, if you dominate the man across from you good things are bound to happen…especially in the run game!

Harley In The Huddle: Beating Cover Two

Written November 8th, 2010 by Rob Harley

Good offenses dissect on the fly and exploit the defense’s weakness for big plays. In cover two it’s the safety and the corner that you have to target.

Against Purdue, the Buckeyes put on a clinic showing the right way to make the defense wrong:

Harley In The Huddle: Bubble Screen Defense

Written October 24th, 2010 by Rob Harley

Against Wisconsin, the Buckeyes struggled to stop the quick toss to the slot receiver- the bubble screen. Purdue tried to take advantage of this as well… let’s look at why it’s successful against Zone defenses, and how best to defend it:

Harley In The Huddle: Outside Zone

Written October 22nd, 2010 by Rob Harley

There’s been a lot of criticism of the Buckeye running game, both the execution and the play calling.  Let’s take a closer look at what needs to go right to have a successful ground attack:

Harley In The Huddle: Linebacker Play

Written October 10th, 2010 by Rob Harley

The Buckeyes did a great job at shutting down Indiana’s running game because they followed their assignments and used their eyes. Let’s look at a mistake against Illinois to understand more about linebacker play:

Harley In The Huddle: Trickeration

Written October 5th, 2010 by Rob Harley

Ohio State benefited from it against EMU, and faced it against Illinois. What does the QB Throwback bring to the game?

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