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Identifier: bookofschoolcoll00barb (find matches)
Title: The book of school and college sports
Year: 1904 (1900s)
Authors: Barbour, Ralph Henry, 1870-1944
Subjects: Athletics College sports
Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
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any other system of defense itshould first be diagramed on the blackboard and eachplayers duties thoroughly explained. On the field themen should be made to walk to their positions, then trotand then get there as quickly as they know how. Thenext step should be to introduce an offence which at firstoffers no resistance. The defense forwards should learnto get by their opponents on the inside and get sharply totheir positions. Now let the offense make resistance andfinally execute some straight plays. By this time thedefense should be in good enough working order to beused in a regular game with the second team. When the opponent is going to kick from any pointbetween the two 40-yard lines the ends should take posi-tions back of the line and about five yards out fromtackle. In case of a fake kick they are then in positionto get back and tackle an end runner, and if the kick is really made they can readily get down the field to pro-tect the back making the catch. On a kick by the oppo-
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THE TEAM 99 nent inside his own 40 yards the ends should join theother forwards in breaking through to block the ball. Certain plays require special means of defense, as,for instance, a mass formation on center. In this casethe center trio should meet the advance with heads andshoulders and use every effort to push the apex in, thussmashing the play and forcing the runner out. Theformation once broken, the center trio should preventfarther progress through their positions by falling flatand leaving the runner to the mercies of the men onthe wings and secondary defense. To stop a close mass play it is necessary to meet ithard and low with the shoulders and then drop flat. Ifyou drop without first forcing the play back it will prob-ably pass right over you. These tactics will not answerwith a loose mass play. There it is necessary to tear theformation apart and reach the runner. There is no usein throwing yourself in front of such a play. The same applies to the old revolving wedge and

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