Scoop: The Secret Behind Miami’s Dominant Defense

Last Updated: September 20, 20230.9 min read

Through the first three weeks of the season the Miami defense has dominated opposing offenses. Allowing just 8 points per game and forcing a shutout, Miami’s defense has proven to be one of the best in the state. Here is their secret to success and players that have had a major impact for their defense.

Zach Gardner, Miami’s head coach, said that the secret behind their dominant defense can be broken down and simplified by one word, “effort.” The defense has allowed 24 points to opposing teams and have caused 4 total turnovers.

The team has 4 players with 20+ tackles so far. Here is a list of their names, stats, and positions.

Chris Kelley- JR.

Chris serves as an inside linebacker for Miami and has recorded 25 total tackles.

Dominic Humble- SR.

Dominic has also dominated the inside linebacker position, recording 21 total tackles.

David Homer- JR.

David is in the secondary at the strong safety position. He has recorded 24 tackles so far on the season.

Bryce Barnes- SO.

Bryce is on the edge at the outside linebacker position. He has recorded 21 total tackles on the season.

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