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Do we stick with a 4-3 or a 3-4?
Whatever fits our personnel better
We could go hybrid 4-3/3-4 with the personel we have. Jones might be the biggest beneficiary.
We better go 4-3 because we don't have enough LBs, Josh or Chris have said that Jones is likely to go pro. A straight 3-4 means we don't ever get the top DTs in the country 2 years in row again. We got them because our major competitors were 3-4s while we were a 4-3. Look at Bama, the only position they haven't recruited lights out on defense is the DL, there is a reason for that... I hope we stay 4-3 base with a 3-4 mixed in on passing downs.
Agree and disagree, I don't want Pruitt to run a defense that he isn't familiar with. He needs to run the defense he is more comfortable with.
when did they Jones was likely to go pro?? Jones would be a making a mistake by going pro..
Anybody know what he ran at Hoover?
Whatever it is we're going to be in a lot of 5-6 DB sets regardless.
I saw one list where Jones wasn't even in the top 200 prospects which included juniors.
Was very multiple
I think we will be multiple
Jimbo said in his post practice interview that FSU would be running a lot more nickle in the future
As long as its not vs 6-7 Offensive Linemen front which includes 2 extra Tackles. Good lord I have no idea why we stayed in the Nickle vs that look vs UF.
That is the 4-3 by a long shot
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We dont have the personnel to run a base 3-4, but we can show multiple fronts with occasional 3-4 fronts. I want to see a gradual transition to a 3-4.
running a 3-4 would waste the personnel we currently have. jernigan and goldman are much better suited to be 4-3 DTs. we also lack a true nose tackle and we dont have enough DE's and linebackers to make it work
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Lol isn't that the truth! My gosh
If we are going with what fits our personnel?
4-2-5 would fit with our lack of depth at LB.
Thanks for the downvote!!!
got you a +1 man. some people cant take things without freakin out
We pretty much run nickel or dime when our opponent runs 1 back.or empty backfield.
Exactly. We run it so much, we should transition to.
Lack a true NT? Shanks is listed at 340. IMO...DE wouldn't be a problem but I agree on LB.
I don't know about that. I'm not sure we're going to be that strong at DE. If we're not, then shifting 2 DT's to DE and standing Casher up a good deal as a pass-rushing linebacker is kind of intruiging. This year a 4-3 was a no-brainer. I'm not so sure about next year.
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