Iowa Football: What Went Wrong and Can Anything Be Done to Fix It? Part 3

Posted by Al NamiasIV on December-19-2010 Add Comments

Kirk Ferentz's philosophy can and does work, but it hinges on three things:

Firstly, a stout defense that forces turnovers, is all but impenetrable in the red zone and under no circumstances lets up big plays.

Secondly, an offense that takes advantage of short fields, doesn't have backwards plays and under no circumstances turns the ball over.

Finally, extremely strong special teams that don't leave points on the field and essentially fortify the field position game that the offense and defense are intent on winning.

The defense depends on the offense to not put it in bad situations. The offense depends on the defense to give them short fields. Both squads depend on the special teams for the same reasons...

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