Phillips on Wildcat defense

Coach Joker Phillips discusses the play of the Wildcat defense.

How would you rate the overall defensive play today?

Joker: "We've got to make sure that we don't give up as many big plays. This football team that we just played put out a lot of trick plays on us. The thing we have to do is make sure if it's man to man coverage, stay on your guy.

They ran a sprint out throw back that it looks like a run, yes, it does. But your job is not to stop the run. Your job is to cover your man all over the field, regardless of what happens until the ball crosses the line of scrimmage.

We gave up the big play on that. We gave up a couple big runs with the quarterback. But they got stops when we needed them, that's the thing. They got stops when we needed them. But I think we've got to do a better job of creating turnovers, and we haven't created one in the last three weeks."

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