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Last Line Of Defense: The Top Five College Football Safeties

Article By on 11th July, 2009

... the defense. The safety has the luxury of seeing the entire field before the ball is snapped. If an adjustment needs to be made, quite often he is the guy to do it. The basics for any safety in the college game are to control the middle or half of the field, and to make sure nothing gets behind them. They are of course the final line of the defense. But what separates these five safeties from the rest is their big play ability. not only do they manage the required tasks, but they go above and beyond them. They will act as a fourth linebacker, filling the running lanes. If the defense needs a big play, they usually will be the ones to make the big hit or pick off an errant pass. These safeties make life much more uncomfortable for the quarterba...

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