Ball security is among the most important aspects of offensive football, regardless of what style of offense you run or what level of football you compete at. There is a strong correlation between turnover margin and wins in college football. That’s why ball security is a major emphasis at TCU.
No matter what level of football you coach – whether it’s youth, high school, college or the pros – TCU head coach Gary Patterson says its critical for any coach to really understand who he is and what makes him tick if he wants to be successful.
When Gary Patterson was defensive coordinator at New Mexico, his team ran a 4-2-5 defense. In the following article, Patterson describes why they ran this defense at New Mexico. To hear more from Patterson, attend the General Session on Tuesday at 4:10 pm in KICC Exhibit Halls 1AB.