Wommack’s Wrinkle: IU’s Passing Defense Personnel

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There haven’t been many noticeable differences in IU’s defensive scheme in new defensive coordinator Kane Wommack’s first year at the helm. That stands to reason, as Wommack and Tom Allen come from the same defensive coaching tree – both in the usual, career sense (both coached under and generally employ Dave Wommack’s defense) and for Kane, in the literal sense as well (because, you know, Dave is his dad). Further, Wommack coached under Allen last year as IU’s linebackers coach. That said, there has been at least one significant difference: Kane Wommack has made more frequent use of specialized personnel on passing downs.

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