Randy Bates-Coordinator Philosophy, Drilling the LB, Tackling & Turnoversby Lauren's First and Goal
In this course, Pitt Defensive Coordinator Randy Bates shares the keys to being a successful defensive coordinator by outlining his philosophy and approach to teaching, then shbows how that applies to training linebackers through drills for tackling and turnovers.
This course gives a big picture overview and then shows how those concepts are applied.
In the run game Pitt limited opponents to just 89.3 rushing yards per game, making them the leader in the ACC and ranked sixth in the nation in defending the run. Pitt has finished in the nation's top 12 in rushing defense each year from 2019-21.