Scout Premium Content

Expect Some Good Luck

Some call Alabama's defensive philosophy "bend but don't break," usually only when they're being critical. Others might refer to it as "gap-responsibility," especially those who like that sort of style.

The opposite of bend but don't break must be something like what Hawaii does under Defensive Coordinator Jerry Glanville. People who like that type of defense would call it an attacking style. It has another name, too. Unsound. All that goes to explain why Alabama's center, redshirt sophomore Antoine Caldwell, said that Alabama's offense needs to get lucky to an extent in its play calling to...

BamaMag.com Recommended Stories


Up Next


As has been noted, there are no easy answers to Alabama's problems in scoring offensive touchdowns…

Tweets