Benjamin Albert - Duke Defensive Lineby Lauren's First and Goal
In this course, Coach Benjamin Albert, defensive line coach of Duke University, goes in depth in the alignment, assignment, and defensive line drill he uses while he coaches.
Coach Benjamin Albert joined the Duke staff in February, 2016, and serves as the program’s Co-Defensive Coordinator and defensive line coach. Albert was Duke’s Associate Defensive Coordinator for two seasons before being elevated into his current role in February, 2018.
Last season, Albert mentored defensive ends Victor Dimukeje (second team) and Chris Rumph II (third team) to All-ACC honors, while also seeing linebacker Koby Quansah receive third team praise. The Blue Devils, led by those three, were fifth in the ACC and 40th in the country in pass efficiency defense and finished tied for sixth in the ACC and 18th in the nation in sacks per game. The defensive unit also came in 31st in the country and eighth in the ACC in tackles for loss and 25th in the nation and third in the ACC in opponent first downs