Simple Ways to Break Down an Opponent- Nick Davis, Rose-Hulman

On today’s podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Nick Davis, Defensive Coordinator at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Davis has been on the staff at Rose-Hulman for 9 years and been the defensive coordinator for six of those years. Coach Davis has put together a unique system for scouting his opponents and has joined Coach and Coordinator to talk about that system.

Show Notes:

2:58 How they approached this offseason
5:37 Simplifying his system
10:02 Sorting breakdowns by scheme
12:38 Helping players understanding concepts, by what your offense calls routes
17:23 Looking at the mesh of the quarterback
20:21 Breaking down pass rush efficiency
25:08 “Defensive Player Targeted”
31:35 How much time does this type of scouting add in a given week
33:37 Quick overview of Coach’s Coachtube course
35:57 Connect with Coach

CoachTube Course:

Stopping RPO with Multiple Coverage

This Course offers an overview of various coverages and schemes to combat throws off of RPOs:

  • Cover 1
  • Cover 2
  • Cover 3
  • Quarters Coverage
  • Man-Match Defense
  • 5 & 6 Man Fronts