There were three plays that stood out to me on defense against Louisiana Monroe. The first is a clip of an adjustment that Alabama seemed to make against the fly sweeps and perimeter runs. Note how #30, Denzell Devall, flattens out and forces the run back inside. Next, notice #10, Reuben Foster. It’s his job to quickly read this and make the tackle – something he will have to do much, much better this week against Georgia.
If Foster was a bad example of how to make a tackle, then Ronnie Harrison would like to assure you that he certainly knows how to bring a man down. This was impressive from the true freshman!
Lastly, I just found this play to be very interesting. For the first time in a very, very long time, on 4th and 10 Alabama chose to send a three man rush and use #22, Ryan Anderson, as a spy. Remember, Alabama recorded six sacks on the day so we think this was something they’ve been toying around with. Incidentally, Anderson played a heck of a game on Saturday. Anyway, this was interesting and curious all at the same time – personally, I loved mixing it up and giving the QB something else to read. Oh, and it resulted in an interception…
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