ICTV Film Room: Dayes Fourth Down TD

Analysis of how the Tar Heel defense failed to perform on fourth down against the Wolfpack rushing attack.

Contrary to common perception, North Carolina's loss to NC State—and indeed many of the defensive struggles in 2016 as a whole—were not the result of a refusal to stack the line of scrimmage or bring pressure. In fact, the bulk of the Tar Heels' defensive breakdowns came not when playing a base Tampa 2 coverage but when bringing the blitz or stacking the line of scrimmage.

We've already looked at a couple examples of the former in prior installments; now let's go inside the ICTV GIF film room to look at an example of Carolina's problems stopping the run.


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