Jeremy Pruitt’s ‘Teaching Concepts’ Explained by Cornerback Aaron Davis

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Jeremy Pruitt’s ‘Teaching Concepts’ Explained by Cornerback Aaron Davis

Defensive back Aaron Davis makes a stop during Georgia’s game with Tennessee on Saturday, September 27, 2014 in Athens, Ga. (Photo by Sean Taylor) Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014
[su_spacer size=”20″] Aaron Davis has to be one of the best walk-ons in UGA history. In 2014, he started ten games (played in 12), made 40 tackles (24 solos), and had one fumble recovery.
[su_spacer size=”40″] Teaching defense by concepts is the basis of Jeremy Pruitt’s philosophy. In the short video clip, Davis explains what “teaching by concepts” means for Georgia’s defense.
[su_spacer size=”40″] Aaron Davis Explains Explains Pruitt’s “Concepts” Teaching Technique

[su_spacer size=”40″] As you can see from Aaron’s comments, Georgia’s defensive backs on not learning responsibilities of one position exclusively – for example, cornerback. Rather, a cornerback will know all of the defensive backs’ responsibilities in all coverage sets. Teaching concepts allows Pruitt to put his best athletes on the field in a given situation because players have the flexibility to be plugged in at various slots in the defense.

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Greg is closing in on 15 years writing about and photographing UGA sports. While often wrong and/or out of focus, it has been a long, strange trip full of fun and new friends.