Defense with DC Series 2022

Defense with DC Series 2022

Dan Carrel, Defensive Coordinator for the USFL’s Michigan Panthers, connects with podcast host Keith Grabowski every Tuesday during the 2022 football season. Carrel and Grabowski take an in-depth look at the best defensive performances of the week. The discussion uncovers tips for defensive coaches at all levels to improve their units during the season. Topics include pressure philosophies, coverage rules, tackling fundamentals, and best practices for defending the option.

August 24, 2022
Dan Carrel, DC for the Michigan Panthers, focuses on transitioning from camp to games and removing the unknowns of the early season by providing and practicing routines.
August 30, 2022
Dan Carrel reviews the Nebraska vs. Northwestern game from the defensive perspective, addressing tackling, having a system for disguise, differences in quarters coverage, and more.
September 6, 2022
Dan Carrel references the Notre Dame-Ohio State and Delaware-Navy games, sharing ideas for the seven possible pass rush lanes, third down sims, and option force.
September 13, 2022
On this week’s episode, Dan Carrel, DC of the Michigan Panthers, discusses teachable moments and takeaways from the Texas-Alabama game, as well as weekly tips to defend the option.
September 20, 2022
The Michigan Panthers DC shares his lessons learned for optimizing practice efficiency and preparing for opponents’ adjustments, as well as defending the option in a four-down structure.