OU football: Oklahoma readies for shift to 4-man front

by on March 21, 2017

NORMAN — On the first play of the Sugar Bowl, Auburn lined up with two wide receivers and one fullback for a pass play. To counter, Oklahoma used three down linemen as well as two more upright linebackers at the line of scrimmage to rush forward and get pressure on quarterback Sean White. White completed the pass for a first down, and Oklahoma went back to its 3-4 base defense on the next play. When spring practice opens Tuesday, Oklahoma will be working to limit those five-man defensive sets, commonly known as a 50, 5-2 or 5-3 scheme, and operate mainly out of a 4-3 defense in an effort…
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