College Football: Ranking the top 10 defenses entering the 2021 season | College Football
Offense trumps defense when it comes to wins and losses in football. However, that’s not to say any team can get by with a lackluster defense. After all, a team has to stop their opponents from scoring to win games.
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There is, of course, a clear advantage to having an elite, lockdown defense over an above-average one. And there are a few teams this college football season that might just meet those standards.
Below are PFF’s top 10 defenses heading into the 2021 college football season, chosen based on a variety of factors, including PFF’s College Football Preview Magazine, PFF grades and other advanced stats.
1. ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE
Last year’s Alabama defense got off to a rough start but rallied and ranked third in successful play rate against in the Power Five from Week 7 on. And despite losing a couple of marquee players in cornerback Patrick Surtain II and interior defensive lineman Christan Barmore, this Crimson Tide defense looks special again.
The secondary boasts one of the best outside corners (Josh Jobe), slot corners (Malachi Moore) and safeties (Jordan Battle) in the country. No one in the Power Five allowed fewer yards per coverage snap playing in press last year than Jobe. Moore was thrown into the deep end as a true freshman last year but emerged down the stretch. From Week 7 on, Moore put up the highest slot coverage grade in the FBS, and no one made more plays on the ball in the slot (10). Battle is coming off a sophomore year in which he was the sixth-highest-graded safety in the Power Five.
The defensive front is anchored by edge defender Will Anderson Jr., who is a “breakout to elite” candidate for 2021. Anderson came to Alabama as a five-star recruit who ranked in the top 20 of the 2020 class, according to 247Sports, and he finished his first season with a whopping 60 pressures. Not only was his total more than double that of any other true freshman, but it was also the most in the FBS. Anderson’s 17.4% pressure rate ranked eighth.
Alabama has never ranked outside the top 10 in the FBS in team defense grade in the PFF College era, and it’d be a shock if that streak ended in 2021.
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2. GEORGIA BULLDOGS
Georgia’s defense is raw, but it has the potential to be among the best in the PFF College era.
The X-factors of the unit are the two new starting outside corners, Derion Kendrick and Kelee Ringo. Kendrick comes over from Clemson, where he notoriously locked up the average and above-average wide receivers of the world but struggled against talented route-runners in big moments.
In his three games against Ohio State and LSU, Kendrick gave up 286 yards and five touchdowns. But in his 21 other games, he allowed only 259 yards and one score, which are true shutdown numbers. He is still fresh to the position after switching from wide receiver just two years ago. Yet, he has the traits to be great.
Ringo, the fourth-ranked recruit in the 2020 class, didn’t play a down in Year 1 but also possesses incredible potential. He is the whole package from a physical tools standpoint. Now, he needs to put those traits into action.
The rest of the defense can confidently be projected to produce at a high level in 2021. The best player is slot corner Tykee Smith, who transferred this offseason from West Virginia. As an underclassman in 2019 and 2020, Smith recorded the third-best slot coverage grade in the FBS. He is physical with great eyes in coverage.
Another player to keep an eye on is edge defender Adam Anderson. The 2018 five-star recruit hasn’t started a game, but he’s racked up just shy of 200 pass-rush snaps in his college career, recording a 90. 9 pass-rush grade, 24.5% win rate and 23.7% pressure rate.
Kirby Smart has groomed this group to routinely be in the conversation for the best in the country, and that’s going to be the case again this year.
3. CLEMSON TIGERS
The Tigers’ defense is loaded with rising stars, including 2020 No. 1 overall recruit Bryan Bresee and 2020 No. 7 overall recruit Myles Murphy, who were each standout performers along the defensive line as true freshmen. Bresee posted an 81.2 pass-rush grade and a 14.1% pass-rush win rate, both of which ranked sixth or better among Power Five interior defensive linemen. Meanwhile, Murphy posted a 92.5 run-defense grade (first in FBS) last season. He also had the most tackling attempts overall without a miss (31).
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The secondary is headlined by safety Nolan Turner, the most valuable returning player at the position in the ACC, and cornerback Andrew Booth Jr., who shut down almost every receiver he faced in a mostly reserve role in 2020. Clemson led the Power Five in expected points added (EPA) allowed per play three times over the past four years. And the team finished second in the other season. Defensive coordinator Brent Venables is a mastermind, and he’s going to have a plethora of talent to work with yet again.
4. CINCINNATI BEARCATS
Cincinnati was barely on the outside looking in for the College Football Playoff in 2020, and the Bearcats have every chance to be in the conversation again this fall despite losing a handful of key players on defense as well as coordinator Marcus Freeman.
New defensive coordinator Mike Tressel isn’t going to deviate much from what this group grew accustomed to. The defensive line is led by edge defender Myjai Sanders and interior defensive linemen Curtis Brooks, who rank first and fourth, respectively, at their positions in pass-rush grade among AAC returners.
Sanders is one of the best edge defenders in the country. The 6-foot-5, 258-pound speed rusher posted a 90.1 pass-rushing grade in 2020 that featured four or more pressures in all but one of his games. The Bearcats also welcome back Cincinnati native Jowon Briggs on the interior. The Virginia transfer and former top-100 recruit is full of power and has all the traits to be a consistent pocket pusher.
In the secondary, Cincinnati houses one of the top Thorpe Award candidates in college football in cornerback Ahmad Gardner, who has yet to allow a touchdown in his career and is one of the top press-man corners in the country. Opposite him is one of the five highest-graded returning corners in the conference, Coby Bryant, who combined for 11 pass breakups and interceptions in 2020.
There are plenty of other rising talents on this defense, but long story short, last year’s star-studded defense is back in full force for 2021.
5. WASHINGTON HUSKIES
While edge defender Zion Tupuola-Fetui ruptured his Achilles this offseason, don’t write this unit off just yet. Cornerbacks Trent McDuffie and Kyler Gordon rank first and third, respectively, among all returning Pac-12 corners in PFF Wins Above Average (WAA) generated over the past two seasons, and Gordon did that despite seeing just a handful of starts.
Meanwhile, linebacker Edefuan Ulofoshio claims the top spot at his respective position over the same period, and edge defender Ryan Bowman ranks second at his position despite playing in only two games in 2020. The Huskies also replaced Elijah Molden with Brendan Radley-Hiles, an Oklahoma transfer and one of the best slot corners in college football. Washington’s defensive scheme remains despite the departure of defensive coordinator Pete Kwiatkowski, and the talent is there to execute it at a high level.
6. TEXAS A&M AGGIES
The Aggies have a special defensive line, anchored by 6-foot-4, 290-pound edge defender DeMarvin Leal. He has so much power and impressive twitch. Leal notched an 80.0-plus grade as both a run defender and a pass rusher in 2020, something only four other Power Five edge defenders accomplished this past year. Interior defensive lineman Jayden Peevy and edge defender Tyree Johnson are two other impactful players alongside Leal.
The other top two players on this defense belong to the secondary. The first is safety Demani Richardson, a 2019 top-100 recruit who improved last season after struggling in coverage as a true freshman. His coverage grade increased by over 20 grading points to 76.7 (23rd in Power Five). He’s also one of the best tackling safeties in college football. He missed just 2.7% of his attempts in 2020, ranking second in the Power Five.
Cornerback Myles Jones enters 2021 coming off a late-career breakout. He earned a 76.2 coverage grade in his senior year in 2020, the 10th-best among SEC outside cornerbacks. Taking out his bad day against Alabama, when he got beaten for five catches, 142 yards and a touchdown, his grade jumps to the second-best in the SEC (allowed only 118 yards in the other seven games).
7. UAB BLAZERS
The Blazers are the slight favorites to take home the Conference USA title in 2021, and their defense is a major reason why. Last year’s group was the fifth-highest-graded nationally and ranked fourth in successful play rate allowed.
UAB did lose star edge defender Jordan Smith and starting cornerback Brontae Harris to the NFL, but the defense returns every other key contributor. Interior defender Tyree Turner (90.0 PFF grade in 2020) and edge defender Alex Wright (78.8 PFF grade in 2020) lead the way up front. The secondary is highlighted by Damon Miller and Will Boler, who led UAB to the 13th-highest-graded safety room in coverage last season, and slot cornerback Dy’jonn Turner owns the highest slot coverage grade in the Group of Five since 2019.
8. LOUISIANA RAGIN’ CAJUNS
Led by defensive coordinator Patrick Toney, one of the rising defensive minds in college football, Louisiana fielded a top secondary in the Group of Five in 2020 and will do so again in 2021.
The coverage unit was the driving force behind the team’s success. Louisiana ranked top 10 nationally in team coverage grade and fifth in expected points added (EPA) allowed per pass (-0. 21). The Ragin’ Cajuns bring back every contributing defensive back from that group, so there is no reason to expect a dip in performance for 2021.
Safety Bralen Trahan leads the pack, ranking as one of the 10 best returning players at the position this fall. He’s assignment-sound and a true playmaker on the back end. He racked up 11 combined pass breakups and interceptions in 2020, which led all FBS safeties, and posted an 89.4 coverage grade for the year.
The Ragin’ Cajuns are also set up to be strong up front. Interior defensive lineman Zi’Yon Hill is the leader of the line and will look to build on an excellent 2020 season that saw him rank sixth in the FBS in PFF grade and finish as one of five interior defenders with 80.0-plus grades as a run defender and a pass rusher.
9. PITTSBURGH PANTHERS
Significant question marks surround Pittsburgh’s offense, but there’s nothing to be worried about on the other side of the ball. Pat Narduzzi’s defense has hit its stride the past two seasons. Since 2019, Pittsburgh is tied for sixth in the FBS in successful play rate against and tied for 16th in expected points added (EPA) allowed per play.
The Panthers do lose a quality starting outside cornerback in Jason Pinnock, but they gain Damarri Mathis, who missed all of 2020 after an incredible 2019 campaign. He allowed the third-lowest catch rate among Power Five corners that year (36.8%) while combining for 10 pass breakups and interceptions. He’ll rejoin the starting lineup opposite Marquis Williams, who impressed in his first year in a full-time role with the fourth-best forced incompletion rate in the Power Five (24.2%). Those two are bound for success in this press-quarters defense.
Pittsburgh has been a defensive line factory as of late, and that’ll continue into 2021. Only three Power Five interior defensive linemen ranked inside the top 10 in both run-defense grade and pass-rush grade in 2020. Two are in the NFL, and the other is Pittsburgh’s Calijah Kancey, who at the time was a redshirt freshman with no previous college snaps to his name. Alongside him are Keyshon Camp and Devin Danielson — two more quality players.
As noted in the 2021 PFF College Football Preview Magazine, the Panthers utilize tremendous blitz packages, and they have one of the best blitzing off-ball linebackers in Cam Bright, who has produced 46 pressures and an 87.1 pass-rush grade since 2019.
10. LSU TIGERS
LSU has a higher ceiling and a lower floor than some other teams in these rankings. Last year’s unit ranked a lowly 68th in expected points added (EPA) allowed per pass, busted far too many coverages and was simply inconsistent. The group will undergo some schematic changes that’ll possibly be reminiscent of the team’s 2019 unit, but regardless, there’s too much talent on this LSU defense for them to not be significantly improved from 2020.
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Manning the two outside corner starting spots is Derek Stingley Jr. and Eli Ricks — arguably the best cornerback tandem of the PFF College era. They are responsible for the first- and fourth-highest-graded seasons by a Power Five true freshman cornerback in that time span (Stingley in 2019 and Ricks in 2020).
Stingley saw 30 targets over his seven outings last season, allowing just seven first downs while forcing five incompletions, three of which came against Missouri despite him playing most of the game with an ankle injury.
LSU also added Mike Jones Jr., college football’s best off-ball linebacker in coverage. He is an exceptional athlete who is coming off a year in which he posted a 90.2 coverage grade and showcased his blitzing prowess with 11 pressures on 48 rushes.
B.J. Ojulari and Ali Gaye headline the defensive line. Ojulari’s true freshman year in 2020 was a tale of two halves. Through his first five games, he recorded an 86.7 PFF grade and an astounding 28% pass-rush win rate. In his last five games, he had a 55.7 PFF grade and an 8% pass-rush win rate. That being said, the first-half version of Ojulari was no fluke. He’s capable of being an elite player in 2021. Gaye was a highly-ranked JUCO recruit and lived up to that billing for the Tigers in 2020. He finished the year with an 83.4 pass-rush grade that ranked fourth among SEC edge defenders and 17th in the Power Five.
LSU barely secures a top-10 spot here. The potential is clearly there for the defense to be great, but we’re less confident in the Tigers’ unit than others on this list.
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College Football DT Rankings – Player Rankings
Over the next few weeks we will be unveiling our College Football player rankings by position. Today we will take a look at our College Football DT rankings. A few notes before we discuss the rankings themselves.
- The rankings will be updated throughout the season.
- Players who have not played college football are not eligible for the rankings.
- Players are graded on their college ability, not their pro potential.
- We are judging players on their film, production and physical tools.
You can view the college football DT rankings here.
Top of the Class
Marvin WIlson (Florida State) is in the top spot. He only played in nine games last year but was a dominant player who could have moved on to the NFL and been a first round draft pick but chose to return for his senior season. He has good size (6’5″ 311 lbs) and moves very well at that size. He is strong at the point of attack but also has the athleticism to beat blockers with speed and quickness. Wilson has strong hands that he uses to fight off offensive linemen. He has an array of pass rush moves to get past blockers, consistently getting into the backfield to make plays. Wilson missed three games last year but still had an impressive season. He will be the leader of the Florida State defense in 2020 and should be even better this season.
Jaylen Twyman (Pittsburgh) comes in at #2 in our rankings and is a phenomenal player in his own right. He is 6’2″ 290 lbs and needs to continue to get stronger to be better at the point of attack against the run, but its his devastating pass rushing ability that has him ranked here. Twyman has a quick first step and great athleticism which allows him to get penetration regularly. He has violent hands and an array of pass rush moves that allow him to get to the quarterback. He closes quickly and will make a living sacking quarterbacks. Twyman had 10.5 sacks as a defensive linemen in 2019 and we expect his production to only increase in 2020.
Tyler Davis (Clemson) had a big freshman season and is #3 in our college football defensive tackle rankings. He was Clemson’s best defensive lineman as a true freshman. Davis (6’2″ 295 lbs) plays with great explosiveness and leverage. Even as a freshman he was able to play bigger than he is because of his ability to play with good pad level. Davis is a smart player who is gap sound and did a good job developing his pass rush moves last year, we expect him to be even better technically in 2020. With his combination of speed, burst and technique Davis will be unstoppable as he gets stronger and more experienced.
LaBryan Ray (Alabama) is our #4 player, while he was injured most of last year, he had a big 2018 season and we expect more of the same in 2020. He has a great frame at 6’5″ 294 lbs and is an explosive athlete. He has speed you would not expect from a player that big and can rush the passer well. Ray plays with a good motor and has gotten better at using his hands and technique to supplement his athletic ability. Unfortunately he did not play much last season but we expect he will bounce back in 2020 and make up for lost time. Ray has as much ability as anyone on this list and should have a dominant season for the Tide.
The Next Group
Darius Stills (West Virginia) comes in #5 in the college football defensive tackle rankings after an ultra-productive 2019 season. The 6’1″ 292 lb Stills has a great first step combined with an array of pass rush moves he uses to defeat blocks and get in the backfield. He has good lateral quickness for a tackle and is able to change directions well to adjust to the play and the blocking scheme. Stills racked up 15 TFL in 2019 and was a regular in the opposing backfield. He needs to continue to get stronger to be better against the run, and remained disciplined as he can get up field too quickly at times, leaving a vacancy behind him. Nonetheless, Stills is the best defensive tackle in the Big 12 and on his way to another big season in 2020.
Jay Tufele (USC) holds the #6 spot after backing up his encouraging freshman campaign with a strong sophomore season. Tufele (6’3″ 305 lbs) is a strong player who can overpower offensive linemen with his strength. He really progressed from 2018 to 2019 as a run defender and has gotten better at shedding blocks over the course of his career. Tufele has good quickness for big guy and does a good job of pursuing the ball carrier. He showed improvement as a pass rusher in 2019 but still needs to get better with his technique. Tufele is already among the best defensive tackles in college football but could get a lot better in 2020.
Levi Onwuzurike (Washington) check is at #7 after a strong junior season for the Huskies. Onwuzurike is an excellent run defender who plays with good strength, quickness and awareness. Onwuzurike plays the nose tackle position in the Washington 3 – 4 defense which limits his opportunities to collect stats. He does a great job of taking on multiple blockers, using his hands well to shed blocks and using his agility to create angles to the ball. He has good pass rush moves but the defensive scheme limits his opportunities to get to the quarterback as he is often double teamed. Onwuzurike could probably do more damage playing as a three technique or five technique where he would be more of a pass rusher but he still shines at the nose. He is a versatile defender who offenses must account for every play.
Tyler Shelvin (LSU) comes in at #8 but has the upside to climb this list. Shelvin is a massive nose tackle at 6’3″ 346 lbs but moves very well for a guy that big. He has good burst off the snap and is able to put instant pressure on the offensive line. He is a strong player who is virtually unmovable in the run game. Shelvin takes on double teams and holds his ground well, allowing his teammates to clean up the play. Shelvin uses his hands well and could be an effective interior pass rusher given the opportunity. With a lot of defensive talent moving on to the NFL look for Shelvin to become the leader of the LSU defense this season.
Names To Remember
Jerome Johnson (Indiana) holds the #13 spot in the rankings, after a strong junior campaign. Indiana has undergone a major turnaround under Tom Allen and had a successful season in 2019. The 6’3″ 294 lb Johnson was a big part of that success for the Hoosiers. Johnson has good strength and quickness making him an ideal three technique. He has gotten better with his technique each season and this development combined with his raw ability has allowed him to shine. He sheds blocks well and is an asset on run defense, but also gets good penetration to rush the passer. Johnson is the cornerstone of the Indiana defense and we expect he will have a stellar senior season.
Alim McNeil (NC State) checks in at #15 in the college football defensive tackle rankings. The 6’2″ 315 lb tackle is built like a tank and is nearly impossible to move in the run game. His raw strength combined with his ability to use his hands to disengage blockers make him a force on run defense. He has good quickness and speed for a defensive tackle and can chase down plays run away from him. He is still a developing pass rusher but with a year to refine his skills should be strong in that area as well. McNeil has a great skill set and with another year to add polish to his game he will be a headache for opposing offenses.
Jermayne Lole (Arizona State) is our #17 ranked player but has gotten significantly better each year. He finished the 2019 season with a whopping 72 tackles and 10 TFL as a sophomore. The 6’2″ 284 lb Lole has good quickness on the defensive line making him excellent at penetrating gaps. He uses his arms well to keep offensive linemen away from his frame allowing him to disengage blockers and make plays. He has good athleticism and can play multiple spots along the defensive front. He needs to get stronger at the point of attack but we expect he will given the improvement he has already shown (gained almost 15 pounds between his freshman and sophomore year). Look for Lole to be a big player for the Arizona State defense in 2020.
Tommy Togiai (Ohio State) is in the #21 spot but he is a candidate to shoot up the rankings with more playing time. The 6’2″ 300 lb Togiai has great natural strength and is difficult to move off his spot. Togiai’s first step quickness leaps off the tape, as he was often the first defensive lineman moving on a team that featured many NFL draft picks including Chase Young last season. Togiai uses his quickness and strength to get a few yards in the backfield as the play begins and practically establish a new line of scrimmage. He has surprising speed for a guy his size and pursues plays well. He really shines in shorter areas where he can use his burst to close on the ball carrier. As his pad level and technique improve look for Togiai to become a star for the Buckeyes.
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Can the Oklahoma Defense Become Top 10 Nationally?
Can the Oklahoma Defense Become Top 10 Nationally?
The Sooners defense has improved by leaps and bounds after new defensive coordinator Alex Grinch’s arrival in January of 2019. As a result, is the Oklahoma defense top 10 nationally? The most compelling evidence would be the attitude of the players and coaches. By the same token, there seems to be confidence, not cockiness. Equally important, there seems to be much more depth on this defense than in previous seasons. To that end, many upper-classmen may be pushed by talented younger players for playing time. In light of this let us begin the debate, can the Oklahoma defense become top 10 nationally?
To demonstrate, clearly the defensive line is the strength of the team. Equally important, the line not only is talented but deep. According to Grinch, the Sooners have 14 players he is comfortable playing at any time on the defensive front. At the same time, this is one of the most talented groups in many years at Oklahoma.
Nik Bonitto and Isaiah Thomas created a dynamic tandem off the edge with 95 combined pressures in 2020. Bonitto was credited with the nation’s top pressure rate and ranked first nationally among 257 edge rushers in pass-rush grade. Thomas played both defensive end and defensive tackle, accumulating a team-high 8 1/2 sacks in 2020.
Jalen Redmond is back healthy and ready to contribute. Redmond will make his debut return and has the flexibility to play multiple positions in the line in certain packages. Perrion Winfrey was a key cog in the Sooners defensive line last season, earning second-team All-Big 12 selection. Winfrey will once again anchor the front unit and relentlessly pursue the football.
LaRon Stokes is also back in the mix. He was named the Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year in 2019 and made five starts in 2020, missing three games due to injury. Although these are a few of the stars of the defensive line, there is a bevy of young talent waiting for opportunities. Among that young talent is Reggie Grimes, Ethan Downs, Nathan Rawlins-Kibonge. The Sooners also have talented backups that will push for playing time. Those include Josh Ellison, Jordan Kelley, Isaiah Coe, and Kori Roberson.
The Sooners return a physical specimen in David Ugwoegbu. At 6’2 and weighing 251 pounds, his body is reminiscent of former OU linebacker and NFL first-round pick Kenneth Murray. Ugwoegbu may not be as athletic as Murray, but he’s every bit as good at shedding blocks and making tackles. Oklahoma will also get a sixth year out of Caleb Kelly who has unfortunately been sidelined for two years due to injury. Kelly was a five-star recruit out of high school. Even if he isn’t the athlete he was before his injury struggles, he adds depth and experience to this linebacker unit.
DaShaun White also returns to the fold for another season. White is a linebacker with tremendous athleticism and is great in run sets. This could finally be the year that White becomes the linebacker that many think he can be. Bryan Mead will return in 2021 to provide depth for the linebacking corps. Mead provides experience and depth to a talented group. Shane Whitter, a freshman last year with tremendous upside, will provide valuable depth as well.
Brian Asamoah rounds out the list of returning production at the linebacker position. He’s a head hunter, can play sideline-to-sideline, and can secure the edge and make plays at the line of scrimmage. He is the prototypical outside linebacker and an important piece to the puzzle for next season. Not to mention a pair of incoming freshmen that are turning heads. Clayton Smith and Danny Stutsman may push more experienced players for playing time.
This linebacker group is the best to come through Norman in almost a decade, couple that with a veteran defensive line a group of defensive backs that are no longer a liability and you’ve got a window that’s wide open for a national title run.
Oklahoma’s defensive backfield has gotten bigger every year since Grinch arrived as defensive coordinator. Longer arms and taller frames are now what he’s looking for. Now heading into his third spring practice Grinch has populated the Sooner secondary with the kind of bodies he thinks can elevate the OU defense to a championship level.
Just in the past two recruiting cycles, OU has added 6’2 Bryson Washington, 6’3 Justin Harrington, 6’2 Key Lawrence, 6’2 Joshua Eaton, 6’1, Latrell McCutchin, 6’4 Jordan Mukes, and 6’1 Damond Harmon. Potential starting corners in 2021 are 5’11 Woodi Washington and D.J. Graham, but in all likelihood, one corner will be Jaden Davis. Davis appears to be the team leader on the defensive side. True freshman Billy Bowman could certainly figure into the picture.
The Final Word
In the recent past, Oklahoma defenses were a laughing stock of the college football landscape. At long last, the Sooners have finally found continuity on the defensive side of the ball. For the first time in what seems like a lifetime, the Sooners have depth on defense. Most notably in the defensive line and linebacker positions.
In conclusion, all the pieces are in place to make a solid run for the national title. This then becomes Oklahoma’s ticket to the program’s first College Football Playoff victory and the Sooners best hope to win their first national championship in 21 years.
Enjoy the ride, Sooner fans. For the first time in a very long time, you have reason to be excited about an Oklahoma defense.
2021 Defensive Depth Chart: Fall Camp Edition
Kevin Steele’s defense finally gave out last fall. After carrying Malzahn’s program for four years, it struggled to rebuild following so many critical losses to the NFL Draft most notably Derrick Brown and Marlon Davidson.
However, many pieces of the 2021 unit saw critical action for the first time last fall and were able to get their first real taste of what it’s like to play in the SEC. That gives new Auburn defensive coordinator Derek Mason a group with plenty of experience who with a true off-season should be able to take a step forward. Mason was also aggressive in the portal adding a number of potential impact players to every position group sans inside linebacker. Throw in the fact that three of Auburn’s top rated signees in the 2021 class were on defense and it’s easy to see why there’s a lot of excitement around this unit heading into fall camp.
All that experience and talent made it difficult to sort out the depth chart. There are a handful of guys you can confidently write in but there will be plenty of big time position battles over the coming weeks. Here’s my take on things as fall camp kicks off.
- #25 Colby Wooden | 6’4” | 278 lbs | Sophomore
- #50 Marcus Harris | 6’2” | 279 lbs | Sophomore
- #93 Daniel Foster-Allen | 6’4” | 258 lbs | Freshman (RS)
- #58 Tobechi Okoli | 6’5” | 252 lbs | Freshman
Wooden is one of those handful of players you can confidently expect to have a starting role in this defense. The redshirt sophomore broke out last fall leading the team in tackles for loss. He was stupidly left off the All-SEC team at SEC Media Days which should only add more fuel to his fire. The big area of improvement for Wooden in 2021 will be keeping his level of play at the same level from the 1st quarter to the 4th. He had some dominant 1st quarters last fall but at times faded away as the game went on. I imagine a year of conditioning will help him greatly and allow him to be an even bigger impact player this fall.
Behind him is one of my favorite transfer portal additions. Like Wooden, Marcus Harris had an explosive redshirt freshman season. There weren’t many good players on that Kansas team but Harris was one of them. He will likely compete for the starting position opposite Wooden and it wouldn’t shock me if he won the job. I have him backing up Wooden to form a formidable 1-2 bunch at defensive end.
- #94 Tyrone Truesdell | 6’2” | 335 lbs | Senior (6th Year)
- #90 Tony Fair | 6’0” | 330 lbs | Senior (6th Year)
- #44 Lee Hunter | 6’4” | 321 lbs | Freshman
- #48 Marquis Robinson | 6’3” | 310 lbs | Freshman
- #76 Jeremiah Wright | 6’5” | 338 lbs | Sophomore (INJURED)
Against physical, run heavy teams such as Texas A&M, South Carolina and maybe Georgia, I expect Auburn to spend a lot of time in their base 3-4 package. That means they need an anchor in the center of the defensive line to stonewall the interior run game. The Tigers have a handful of guys capable of providing that type of impact and will likely need all three to play plenty this fall.
I have the veteran Truesdell earning the starting role at this spot. He didn’t have a great 2020 campaign but I think he was one of the players most affected by the lack of a regular conditioning program over the summer. That’s not the case this season and he’s back up over 330 pounds. I actually think he’ll play less snaps this fall but that’s a good thing as it will keep the big man fresh and hopefully allow him to be more effective when on the field.
A reason he won’t see as many snaps is that he’ll be sharing that nose spot with big ole Tony Fair a massive transfer from UAB. Fair, like Truesdell, has had up and down performances over his career. But when this man is on and locked in he’s the exact type of player you need in the center of your odd fronts. Like Truesdell, playing less snaps will give him a chance to improve his play.
Finally, I think it’s going to be hard to keep Lee Hunter off the field. The big man out of Mobile, AL reportedly had an excellent summer coming off a solid spring. He’s athletic enough that he could slide over and play an end position in Auburn’s 3 man looks or stay on the field in nickel packages. The good news is with Truesdell and Fair on the roster, Auburn doesn’t have to rush him onto the field until he’s ready. Looking toward the future, I am really excited about the duo of Lee Hunter and Jeremiah Wright.
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- #3 Zykeivous Walker | 6’4” | 289 lbs | Sophomore
- #92 Marquis Burks | 6’3” | 314 lbs | Junior
- #49 Dre Butler | 6’5” | 298 lbs | Junior
- #89 JJ Pegues | 6’3” | 308 lbs | Sophomore
- #91 Ian Mathews | 6’5” | 267 lbs | Freshman
This position appears up for grabs as the Tigers kick off camp. Marquis Burks was one of the surprises of spring emerging as the starter opposite Wooden. However, I think with a summer in Auburn’s strength and conditioning program, former top 100 recruit Zykeivous Walker takes a major step forward this month. Either way, both are going to play significant snaps. Marcus Harris will likely be a factor as well in this battle.
Behind those two are intriguing players. I was incredibly high on Dre Butler coming out of JUCO but he struggled at times last fall when he got a chance to see the field. JJ Pegues is undoubtedly one of the most interesting players to follow this fall camp. He flipped positions late during spring practice and it showed in A-Day but there’s no denying he’s a special athlete. I think he’s going to need this fall to get acclimated to his new position before becoming a major factor in 2022.
STUD (Strongside Outside Linebacker)
- #29 Derick Hall | 6’3” | 251 lbs | Junior — OR —
- #99 T.D. Moultry | 6’2” | 253 lbs | Senior (5th Year)
- #37 Romello Height | 6’3” | 214 lbs | Freshman (RS)
Probably the player I am most excited to see this fall is Derick Hall. Hall looks the part and drew rave reviews from his new position coach Bert Watts during the spring. But he’s yet to show he can be a consistent threat off the edge as a pass rusher. I think there’s a very good chance that changes this season. If it does, it’d be a huge boost to Auburn’s defense.
Behind Hall are two big time athletes who are looking to put it together. Moultry has stuck around despite failing to live up to his recruiting hype. He continues to be a leader in the locker room and to put in the work in the weight room. For him, it’s just all about being able to execute on Saturdays. This is his last shot. If there’s a kid on this defense that deserves a strong 2021 season it’s Moultry.
As for Height, he’s still pretty undersized so I am skeptical he sees much action this fall unless its in specific pass rush situations. I still maintain though that he has as high an upside as any pass rusher on Auburn’s roster.
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RUSH (Weakside Outside Linebacker)
- #55 Eku Leota | 6’4” | 250 lbs | Junior
- #45 Caleb Johnson | 6’3” | 276 lbs | Junior
- #39 Dylan Brooks | 6’4” | 227 lbs | Freshman
I think all three of these guys see the field this fall. I have the Northwestern transfer Eku Leota at number one but he will have to beat out Caleb Johnson who had an excellent spring. No one on Auburn’s roster has as many career sacks as Leota and the Wildcats loved using him in clear passing down situations. Johnson is versatile enough he could put his hand in the ground and play defensive end if needed. These two will likely see the bulk of the snaps at the weak side OLB spot.
Auburn’s top rated signee of the 2021 class is hoping to crack the rotation this fall as well. There’s no question that Dylan Brooks has the skillset to be an elite edge rusher in the SEC. However, he’s a little undersized and a little raw. With the addition of Leota and the improvement of Johnson, Brooks won’t be relied on to immediately have to play meaningful snaps. Auburn can bring him along slowly and get him ready to be an impact player in 2022 and beyond.
MIKE (Middle Linebacker)
- #0 Owen Pappoe | 6’1” | 226 lbs | Junior
- #31 Chandler Wooten | 6’3” | 232 lbs | Senior
- #30 Desmond Tisdol | 6’0” | 236 lbs | Freshman (RS)
- #43 Kameron Brown | 6’0” | 239 lbs | Sophomore
Owen Pappoe has more than lived up to his lofty ranking coming out of high school. The former 5-star has been a starter day 1 for the Tigers and asked to do pretty much everything. He’s now hoping to close his career out with a big 2021 season and push his stock up even higher for the NFL Draft.
Behind him is veteran Chandler Wooten who returns to the field after missing all of last season due to COVID concerns. I thought he looked slimmer during A-Day and you have to expect he’ll see plenty of action behind Pappoe.
Desmond Tisdol was a big National Signing Day win for former Auburn LB coach Travis Williams but there hasn’t been much buzz on the former blue chip prospect. Given what Auburn has at the top of the depth chart, I don’t expect to see him much on the field but he could be an important impact player on special teams. More importantly, Auburn needs him ready to compete for playing time next fall.
WILL (Weakside Linebacker)
- #9 Zakoby McClain | 6’0” | 219 lbs | Senior
- #32 Wesley Steiner | 6’0” | 229 lbs | Sophomore
- #35 Cam Riley | 6’5” | 219 lbs | Sophomore
- #3 Joko Willis | 6’3” | 196 lbs | Freshman (RS)
While Owen Pappoe sports the loftier ranking and higher NFL upside, last season Zakoby McClain was Auburn’s best linebacker. He was one of the best in the country and he’s aiming to get revenge for his All-SEC snub last fall. In Mason’s scheme, he has a chance to put up even more insane numbers.
I have three of the best athletes on Auburn’s roster listed behind him. First there’s Wesley Steiner who might be the only player on the roster who can challenge Owen Pappoe for the “Freak” label. He was working with the 2nd team unit during the spring and earned a lot of praise from Pappoe at SEC Media Days. He’s very likely one of Auburn’s starters next fall.
While there’s been hype for Steiner, the 2020 LB signee that saw the most action last fall was Cam Riley. He’s a gifted athlete in a long, thin frame who could slide out and play outside linebacker if needed. Joko Willis is similar. Another really good athlete who can do a lot of different things. Very interested to see how Derek Mason uses both this year and beyond.
- #23 Roger McCreary | 6’0” | 188 lbs | Senior
- #18 Nehemiah Pritchett | 6’1” | 179 lbs | Junior
- #24 Eric Reed Jr. | 6’0” | 200 lbs | Sophomore
- #15 A.D. Diamond | 6’0” | 153 lbs | Freshman
Honestly, putting together a two deep for the secondary was incredibly difficult. The Tigers have so many players who could see significant action that it’s just guesswork right now. However, there are two players you can 100% pencil in as starters: Roger McCreary and Smoke Monday.
McCreary passed up the opportunity to be a 3rd or 4th round draft pick to return to the Plains. New Auburn secondary coach Zac Etheridge told AuburnUndercover’s Nate King, they plan to match up McCreary against the best wide receiver on the opposing offense every week. That could mean he’s on the outside facing a big framed beast like Treylon Burks one week and sliding inside matched up against a shiftier slot man like Jahan Dotson the next. Doesn’t matter, Auburn’s staff has that type of confidence in McCreary and he’s got a chance to earn a 1st round grade this season.
Last year’s starter opposite McCreary is listed behind him. That right there should show how dang good this Auburn secondary could be this fall. Nehemiah Pritchett broke out in 2020 after Jaylin Simpson went down with an injury. He put together a quietly dominant season as a cover corner. In the spring, Auburn slid him inside to the nickel where he could certainly start this fall. Whether it’s at nickel or cornerback, I fully expect to see plenty of Pritchett this season.
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- #5 Dreshun Miller | 6’2” | 194 lbs | Senior
- #36 Jaylin Simpson | 6’1” | 175 lbs | Sophomore
- #14 Ro Torrence | 6’3” | 195 lbs | Sophomore
One of Auburn’s biggest transfer portal wins was landing Dreshun Miller. The former West Virginia star was one of the top graded returning cornerbacks this season per Pro Football Focus. He’s another long athlete who can matchup with the more physical wideouts in this league. This job won’t be handed to him but the Georgia native has been very honest about the fact he’s coming to AU to be one and done. He wants to win a starting gig and prove to the NFL he’s worth an early round selection.
But he’ll be pushed for that spot. Jaylin Simpson faced a similar situation last fall when he beat out Nehemiah Pritchett and Marco Domio to win the starting job opposite McCreary. Unfortunately, following a stellar debut against Kentucky, Simpson went down with a leg injury that hampered him all fall. He’s healthy and hungry to prove why he was Kevin Steele’s top choice last season.
There’s a lot of different mixing and matching Derek Mason can do with this secondary each week depending on the matchups. Someone who could have a role in that game plan is the National JUCO Defensive Player of the Year. Auburn flipped Ro Torrence from Tennessee earlier this summer and the big bodied DB is hoping to crack a loaded rotation. I think it’s safe to say that he’s one of the most physically imposing DBs on the team and his ability to excel in press coverage could make him an option when facing bigger bodied wideouts. Maybe like a former top ranked tight end who transferred to play wide receiver? Just something to think about….
- #13 Ladarius Tennison | 5’10” | 197 lbs | Sophomore
- #19 Byrdarrius Knighten | 6’1” | 201 lbs | Senior (5th Year)
- #1 Donovan Kaufman | 5’10” | 200 lbs | RS Freshman
- #11 Zion Puckett | 6’0” | 209 lbs | RS Sophomore
- #38 Ahmari Harvey | 6’0” | 172 lbs | Freshman
I decided to combine these two positions as it appears Derek Mason sees them as interchangeable. A lot about who will line up where will be matchup and personnel dependent. When the Tigers are in a 3 down front with a nose tackle, you will likely see whomever the top Nickel player is lined up at field safety. When Auburn goes to their nickel or dime package, that player could rotate down as the Tigers insert one or two more DBs.
I have former blue chip recruit Ladarius Tennison as the top man in this group. He started at nickel for the final couple of games but spent all spring at the field safety spot. However, Zac Etheridge told AuburnUndercover’s Nate King that they like Tennison more at the nickel so I think when Auburn is in their 2-4-5 package you’ll likely see him move down. But in their base 3-4 set, he can move back to safety.
Behind him are the two safety transfers. Both Knighten and Kaufman have the skillset to play either the nickel or field safety spot. I have Knighten ahead of Kaufman because I am higher on the FCS transfer and think he’s someone that could be a surprise impact player for the Tigers. With that said, I have seen at least 3 outlets all report on who were top summer performers and I have only seen two names on all those lists — Jarquez Hunter and Donovan Kaufman. At minimum, Kaufman will likely be one of Auburn’s top kick returners.
Puckett could have easily been listed as Smoke’s backup but I put him here because I believe he will be competing for one of the starting roles. Auburn’s highest ranked defensive back, Puckett has battled injuries thus far in his career but is reportedly 100% ready to go this fall. It’s going to be hard to crack the rotation but there’s been a lot of positive buzz about his summer.
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- #21 Smoke Monday | 6’3” | 199 lbs | Senior
- #22 Trey Elston | 6’1” | 193 lbs | Senior
- #16 Malcolm Askew | 5’11” | 186 lbs | Senior
- #26 Cayden Bridges | 6’2” | 181 lbs | Freshman
While battles rage across Auburn’s secondary, Smoke Monday will return as one of the Tigers most veteran players and leaders. The former 4-star had an up and down season last fall. He unfairly gets overly criticized at times because as the last line of defense when you screw up everyone knows it. At the same time, Monday really needs to improve his range and man coverage. The good news is I think he’ll be asked less to matchup with guys 1 on 1 under Mason. It wouldn’t surprise me to see him lead the team in picks due to Auburn running more zone coverages.
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2002 Ohio State Defense
The undefeated 2002 Buckeyes (14-0) rode this defense, lead by defensive coordinator Mark Dantonio, to the Fiesta Bowl where they beat arguably one of the best college football teams in history (University of Miami) snapping their 34 game win streak.
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1998 Florida State Defense
The 1998 Seminoles finished with a perfect 12–0 record, and was the first in NCAA history to go “wire-to-wire,” being ranked continuously as the nation’s #1 team from the preseason through the bowl season. The defense was led by coordinator Micky Andrews.
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Bonus: Virginia Tech had a great defense that year as well. This is their playbook:
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1988 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Defense
The Irish ended the season with 12 wins and no losses, winning the national championship. The Fighting Irish won the title by defeating the previously unbeaten and No. 3 ranked West Virginia Mountaineers in the Sunkist Fiesta Bowl in Tempe, Arizona by a score of a 34-21. The 1988 squad, one of 11 national title squads for the Irish, is considered to be one of the best undefeated teams in the history of college football. The Irish beat the Nos. 1, 2 and 3 teams in the country at the time they played them. They also won 10 of 12 games by double digits. The 1988 squad is best remembered for its 31-30 upset of No. 1 ranked Miami, ending their 36-game regular season winning streak. The game is remembered to this day as one of the most memorable games in all of college football.
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1997 Michigan Wolverines Defense
Michigan compiled a perfect 12–0 record, won the Big Ten Conference championship, defeated Washington State in the 1998 Rose Bowl, and was declared the national champion by the Associated Press and numerous other polls.
Michigan’s defense was led by cornerback and Heisman Trophy-winner Charles Woodson. Woodson, who intercepted eight passes and also scored touchdowns via pass receptions, runs from scrimmage and punt return, became the first primarily defensive player to win the Heisman. Woodson and defensive end Glen Steele were both first-team selections on the 1997 College Football All-America Team. Other standouts on defense included linebackers James Hall with 8.5 quarterback sacks, Sam Sword with 91 tackles, and Dhani Jones with 90 tackles and six sacks. The defense allowed no fourth quarter points or second half touchdowns in the first eight games of the season. The unit’s performance across all games in total defense (222.8 yards per game) and scoring defense (9.5 points per game) are the lowest marks by any Big Ten Conference football team since the 1985 season.
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Georgia’s Best Defense Against Oklahoma Will Be Offense – CBS Local Sports
The college football bowl season kicks off this Saturday afternoon with the Celebration Bowl, featuring Grambling and North Carolina A&T. After that, the 39 bowl games featuring FBS teams kick off and it’s two-plus straight weeks of postseason college football action. Football will be played on every day of the week (outside of New Year’s Eve) leading up to the College Football Playoff semifinal games that will take place on New Year’s Day.
There will be plenty of discussion over the next couple weeks about which bowl match-up is the best, and who has the edge in the semifinal games. To help break it down for you, we caught up with former Georgia Bulldogs QB and current CBS Sports college football analyst, Aaron Murray.
Quarterback McKenzie Milton #10 of the UCF Knights. (Credit: Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)
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CBS Local Sports: Bowl season is here, as you look across the slate of games outside of the two semifinal match-ups, which bowl sticks out to you as the most intriguing?
Aaron Murray: The one that I’m really looking forward to is the UCF-Auburn game. This UCF team has shown that they are a really good football team by going undefeated this year, 12-0. But [it is] going against an Auburn team that is still one of the best teams in the country. They’re big, they’re fast, they’re physical. This UCF team is going to get a chance to prove why they, in years to come, may be… one of those teams [to get] into a playoff eventually. They’ll have their chance to prove why they belong with the big boys when they play Auburn in Atlanta in the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl.
CBS Local Sports: Glad you mentioned UCF, because they were part of the coaching carousel this year, with Scott Frost moving to Nebraska and Josh Heupel taking over in his stead. What did you think of the hire?
Aaron Murray: I love it. Everyone ended up in a great place. Obviously, Scott Frost did a tremendous job in his couple of years at UCF, taking a team that had 0 wins in 2015, getting them to six wins last year and then going undefeated this year. The turnaround there is awesome, and he (Frost) has left some great players behind. They (UCF) are stacked with talent on both sides of the football. For a new coach, that’s what you want. You want to come to a team that’s undefeated; that’s not a bad gig to come in to.
Then you add in the fact that you’re in Florida, with the amount of talent that is in that state. You look around Florida too, and Florida State is a little bit down, Florida is a little bit down, Miami is getting better and better, but they’re in a good spot right now to recruit some guys, maybe some of the second-tier guys that people may not give a chance. You can get them there. There’s just so much talent all throughout the state of Florida that they’re going to be in a good spot with that new coaching staff coming in.
Baker Mayfield, quarterback of the Oklahoma Sooners. (Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
CBS Local Sports: Is there a player that you’re particularly excited to watch this bowl season?
Aaron Murray: For me, I’m interested to see Baker Mayfield, what he does after winning the Heisman. Everyone always says there’s a little bit of a Heisman curse or jinx or whatever it is. Just the amount of media and distractions that he’s having to deal with this week and next week leading up to their game versus Georgia. I’m interested to see how he handles it. That’s one of the big things for him, not so much what he does on the football field and playing-wise, but rather some of his antics off the field and during games.
There’s going to be a lot of distractions. A lot of people grabbing him, dragging him from one place to the next. He has to make sure he stays focused because he’s going against a really talented Georgia defense. Interested to see how he handles the whole spotlight. He’s been in the spotlight, but now you’ve got that Heisman on your back a little bit, and that just makes the bullseye a little bit bigger.
CBS Local Sports: Let’s get to that game, the Bulldogs won the SEC championship by dominating Auburn on the ground. How do you think that rushing attack will do against a Sooners defense that has acquitted itself well in big games this year?
Aaron Murray: The Sooners defense has played well in big games. It’s funny, because you watch some games with Oklahoma — the Oklahoma State game in particular — and it looks like 7-on-7 out there, throwing it back and forth. It was comical. But then, you look at the fact that they played TCU well in both games, giving up 20 points and 17 points respectively. West Virginia, they gave up 31, but that’s a high-powered offense for West Virginia, so that’s pretty good. And, early in the year, they shut Ohio State down. You just don’t know what you’re going to get from their defense. They haven’t faced an offense like Georgia yet this year.
Both teams defensively haven’t faced the types of offenses they’re going to see in this game before. Oklahoma really hasn’t faced a ground-and-pound team like Georgia. Most of the Big 12 teams are going to spread you out and pass the ball. Georgia is more traditional, get in the I-formation, run it and then go play-action from there.
On the flip side, Georgia defensively really hasn’t seen a spread offense, vertical passing game like Oklahoma has. Auburn is a little bit similar, but they’re still heavy run-first with Kerryon Johnson to set up the play-action, and let Jarrett Stidham throw it from there. So both defenses are going to have a challenge because they really haven’t seen it much this season.
The good thing is they do have a month to prep and get ready for these unique offenses. For Georgia, the biggest key for them… their best defense against Oklahoma is going to be their offense. Can they stay on the field? Can they run the ball? Can they eat up the clock? Because it’s hard, with Baker, the Sooners offensive line, and the speed they have at receiver, to really slow that offensive powerhouse down once they’re on the field.
Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers, left, and head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide. (Credit: Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
CBS Local Sports: In the other semifinal, it’s the rematch. The third time we’ll have seen Clemson play Alabama in the College Football Playoff, but this time it’s in a semifinal as opposed to the national championship game. What do you see when you look at this year’s version of both teams?
Aaron Murray: I tell you what, Alabama is a scary football team right now. They should be healthier, I don’t know how completely healthy they will be. And teams nowadays aren’t really ever completely healthy this time of year. But, they had the week off, they didn’t have to play in the conference championship game. They have the shortest distance to travel for a bowl game, only having to head down to New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl. And they’re hungry. They have a little bit of a chip on their shoulder, so they’re going to be a dangerous football team.
But Clemson, besides the Syracuse game, they’ve looked really good. Kelly Bryant has gotten better and better each week as a passer. He had a tremendous game throwing the ball against Miami, who has a really good defense, a team that has been getting turnovers all year long, especially interceptions. Bryant looked great against them.
It’s going to be fun. The big difference is going to be how Hurts plays for Alabama. Can he play the type of mistake-free football that he’s played all year with only the one interception? Can he utilize his legs is another big question. For both of these defenses, it’s about how can you contain these quarterbacks and keep them in the pocket and make them beat you with their arms. If either one of them gets out of the pocket, and can break down a secondary to where they’re having to say, ‘do I stay with my coverage, or do I get off my coverage to go try and stop a running quarterback?’ That really puts those guys in a predicament. It’s all going to be about containing those guys, and both of these teams have tremendous front fours.
90,000 How is the defense of a diploma in a college, technical school, lyceum, school
College is, of course, not a university. However, the defense of a diploma in college is no different in complexity from defense in a higher educational institution, which we described in detail in our telegram channel.
Let’s look at what a college degree is.
Diploma defense – open event. Anyone can be present here.Therefore, be prepared for the presence of not only the commission, but also other students.
How is the defense of the diploma in college
Diploma defense in college is carried out according to the following scheme:
- General meeting in the office / auditorium (commission, students, guests).
- Greetings and parting words from the chairman of the commission (as a rule, this is the dean of the faculty).
- Direct defense of theses (according to a predetermined order).
Features of the defense of the thesis in college
Depending on the specifics of the educational institution, the protection time can range from 7 to 10 minutes .
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At any time, members of the commission can start asking their questions about the diploma project or go to conclusions.
The student has the right to look at the printed text of the defense. But listeners respond better when the speaker speaks by looking into their eyes.
College Defense Action Plan
Diploma defense in a secondary specialized educational institution takes place according to the following plan:
- familiarity with the topic;
- declaration of goals, objectives, research methods, hypotheses, etc.etc .;
- familiarization with the theoretical part in the abstracts;
- introduction to the practical chapter in the abstract;
During the presentation, the speaker must provide the visual material that he used in the appendices. After that, the commission begins to ask questions on the topic.
Then they give the floor to the reviewer, who reads out a review of the student’s thesis. If the review contains comments on the content of the thesis, the student must answer them during the defense.
Next, the floor is given to the supervisor of the thesis. He will highlight what personal qualities the student has, how much they helped or hindered him in the work on the diploma.
This ends the hearing and the turn goes to the next student. After the commission has listened to everyone, it announces the decision and marks for all defenses.
Approximately the same way is the defense of the diploma in higher educational institutions.
Below you can download a sample of the college thesis, which fully coincides with the requirements of 2021:
Sample College Thesis
Factors of successful protection
To successfully pass the diploma, we recommend that you do the following:
- prepare in advance for the defense and write a speech;
- learn speech and rehearse it in front of a mirror;
- to come to the defense neat, in a formal dress;
- to pronounce words well and clearly, speak loudly;
- to treat everyone present with respect;
- to use previously prepared handouts (diagrams, pictures, tables).
90,017 on the day of defense, get a good night’s sleep for normal health;
Failure factors during protection
Several factors can negatively affect the opinion of the commission and the final assessment of the delivery:
- The student did not prepare in advance for the defense and wrote a speech literally 5 minutes before the presentation.
- The student appeared before the members of the commission in an untidy state. Of course, you are unlikely to be allowed to pass, but they may well lower a couple of points.
- The graduate is disrespectful to those present. An arrogant look, a frivolous posture, the use of profanity, inappropriate jokes – all this is unacceptable in the presence of members of the commission.
Don’t worry at all. Statistics show that the vast majority of students worry completely in vain. You don’t need extra excitement. However, if you still want to be on the safe side, the student service is always ready to help you – check your work, prepare a speech for a diploma, or collect materials to create a thesis project!
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On August 14 and 15, 2021, the acceptance of documents for admission to the college will be made from 10.00 to 14.00.
The IX All-Russian Competition “Educators of Russia” was launched in 2021. As part of the All-Russian competition in St. Petersburg, traditionally, district stages will take place, the winners of which will take part in the regional stage – the St. Petersburg competition “Educators of Russia”.
In 2021, the Petersburg Educators of Russia competition is held in 8 main and 5 special nominations.In the regional stage of the competition, only the winners (1st place) of the regional stages take part. The winners (1st place) of the regional stage will represent St. Petersburg at the federal stage of the competition.
We ask you to follow the information published on the official website of Nekrasov Pedagogical College No. 1 in the “Educators of Russia” section.
We wish success to all the participants in the Educators of Russia competition in 2021!
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Five years of effective work – a solid foundation for the new Development Program
At Nekrasov College, a General Meeting of employees and representatives of students was held with the participation of parents of minor students, on the agenda of which topical issues related to the activities of the educational institution over the past 5 years and development prospects until 2025 were brought up.
A significant online event was organized on an innovative platform – the communication platform of the Committee on Education, which is a modern and completely free system for educational institutions of St. Petersburg for organizing and holding events in the format of video conferencing.
Director of the Nekrasovsky College Tatyana Aleksandrovna Golyadkina presented to the attention of the General Meeting participants a report on the results of the college’s work on the implementation of the Development Program in the period from 2016 to 2020, including the results of the college’s activities in 2020, and the new College Development Program for the period from 2021 to 2025 years.
Nekrasov College in 2022 will celebrate its 150th anniversary. Throughout all the years of its activity, the college has followed the glorious traditions of Petersburg education. Today, the college implements programs in the areas of training 44.00.00 “Education and Science” and 49.00.00 “Physical Education and Sports” and training is carried out in 6 specialties. The basis of the organization of the educational process in the college is made up of the principles of accessibility, openness of cooperation, and the main value is a close-knit, highly qualified teaching staff, experienced practitioners.It is important that the Nekrasov team manages to preserve the principle of the continuity of generations, most of the young teachers are graduates of the Nekrasov College.
A special place in the work of the team is occupied by activities aimed at improving communicative competence – for several years, training sessions with the participation of invited specialists are organized on the basis of the college, which contribute to increasing motivation for effective teaching activities and the development of effective work tools that ensure a successful readiness for constructive perception changes in the educational environment.The management team of Nekrasov College, having won a difficult competitive selection, received the opportunity for professional training at the State Institute for new forms of education and presented development projects that earned high appreciation and formed the basis of the new College Development Program for the period until 2025.
The number of applicants who deliberately choose Nekrasov College as a reliable launching pad for the successful implementation of a professional track is steadily growing.The target indicators for the quality of education have been exceeded, the number of graduates who graduated from college with honors is steadily growing. Every year, an increasing number of students are involved in the work of associations of the department of additional education for children, educational work is being actively carried out, and the volunteer and volunteer movement is developing. All participants in educational relations are actively involved in the process of improving the quality of work, including through the work of the Nekrasov Discussion Club and the Parents’ Club.The college develops international cooperation and social partnership, which becomes a solid basis for training highly demanded and highly qualified specialists for the education system of St. Petersburg.
During the implementation of the Development Program, the role of the college as a socio-cultural center has significantly increased, to which the Education Committee entrusts the implementation of significant urban projects: the Perspectives Consulting Center to support the private sector of preschool education, the Center for psychological and pedagogical support and prevention of negative phenomena among students , holding regional stages of all-Russian competitions “Educators of Russia”, “The best inclusive school in Russia”.
Nekrasovsky College is a permanent organizer of the sites of the St. Petersburg International Educational Forum. The experience of the college is presented at the sites of the Moscow International Salon of Education, all-Russian and regional events.
Well-coordinated work of the entire teaching staff, constant striving to improve their professional skills, inexhaustible enthusiasm in search of new pedagogical and managerial solutions are the distinguishing features of Nekrasov College, which invariably follows the leitmotif “respecting the past, we create the future”.
XXIV Nekrasov Pedagogical Readings united a wide range of representatives of the pedagogical community in the online space. The theme of the traditional January scientific-practical conference “Project approach in the development of a professional educational institution: the creation and dissemination of structural and technological innovations” was not chosen by chance. The project approach in the activities of an educational institution is a universal approach that is used both at the level of the national education system and at the level of a specific organization.
A significant online event was attended by the chief specialist of the department of certification and advanced training of pedagogical personnel of the Education Committee Olga Vladimirovna Kireeva, head of the program “School of vocational education leaders” of the federal state autonomous educational institution of additional education “State Institute of New Forms of Education” Egorova Oksana Yurievna, heads educational institutions of preschool, general, secondary and higher education.
At the conference, experienced teachers and young specialists of the Nekrasov College presented relevant projects for the development of the educational space of the college – an active member of the professional community of the secondary vocational education system in St. Petersburg. Sincere interest of the participants of the event was aroused by all the projects presented, including “Professional designer” Together “,” Information and Consulting Center for Teachers and Parents of Children with Disabilities “,” Electronic Document Management “,” Virtual Campus “, etc.The Nekrasovites shared their ideas for new projects that will form the basis of the College Development Program, and representatives of employers gave an objective expert assessment of the submitted works.
Petersburg educators are the best “Educators of Russia”
The solemn ceremony of awarding the winners of the VIII All-Russian competition “Educators of Russia” took place live and brought together more than 60 thousand spectators from all regions of the Russian Federation.From the federal broadcasting studio in Moscow, the winners of the federal stage were greeted by Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Education and Science Vyacheslav Alekseevich Nikonov and Deputy Chairman, head of the All-Russian public organization for promoting the development of the professional sphere of preschool education “Educators of Russia” Larisa Nikolaevna Tutova.
In her welcoming speech to the participants of the ceremony, Larisa Nikolaevna noted: “This year the competition brought together an unusually large number of participants from all federal districts of the Russian Federation.You are all winners, you all did a great job! The competition gives strength, confidence in moving forward. Do not stop there, go confidently towards your goal. ”
In 2020, more than 12 thousand preschool teachers from all federal districts of Russia took part in the landmark event, 508 of them earned the right to become finalists and 42 were announced as winners.
The Federal Expert Council awarded diplomas to winners in eight nominations, in six of which St. Petersburg teachers were recognized as the best.The diplomas were presented to the winners by the Deputy Chairman of the Education Committee Mikhail Yuryevich Puchkov: “Without a doubt, the Northern Capital can be considered the ancestor of preschool education, because more than 150 years ago the first national kindergarten appeared in our city. Professional contests are the format that allows you to find new ideas, share experiences, which beneficially contributes to the development of the preschool education system throughout the country. ”
The Grand Prix of the competition in the nomination “The Best Professional of an Educational Organization” was awarded to Oksana Anatolyevna Ignatchik, a teacher-organizer of kindergarten No. 88 in the Primorsky District.
Ekaterina Valentinovna Frantsuzhan, head of kindergarten № 128, Nevsky district,
in the nomination “The best professional educator of the educational organization” Inclusive Education “- Anna Yurievna Kechutkina, teacher-psychologist of kindergarten No. 83 of the Frunzensky district,
in the nomination “The best young educator of the educational organization” Young Professionals “- Marina Evgenievna Yurchenko, teacher of kindergarten No. 39 of the Admiralteisky district.
In the nomination “The best educator of the educational organization” Loyalty to the profession “the teacher of kindergarten No. 3 of the Petrogradskiy district Svetlana Valentinovna Denishchik and in the nomination” The best educator-professional working with health-saving educational technology “the teacher-speech therapist of kindergarten No. 68 of the Kalinin district Darina Nikolaevna Ismagilova were awarded third degree diplomas.
The director of the Pedagogical College No. 1 named after V.I.ON. Nekrasova, Chairman of the Council of the St. Petersburg regional branch of the All-Russian public organization “Educators of Russia” Tatyana Aleksandrovna Golyadkina. “We sincerely congratulate all the winners and all the participants of the wonderful competition“ Educators of Russia ”. Many thanks to the Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on Education and Science for the constant support of our competition, our wonderful All-Russian organization “Educators of Russia” for the opportunity to show talents by teachers of preschool educational institutions.We are very pleased that preschool teachers can demonstrate their professionalism. And we are looking forward to the 2021 Educators of Russia competition! ”, Said Tatyana Aleksandrovna.
Each of the 42 winners of the All-Russian competition will receive a personal certificate for taking advanced training courses at the National Research Institute of the All-Russian public organization for promoting the development of the professional sphere of preschool education “Educators of Russia”.
Participation in professional competitions is a serious resource for advanced training, exchange of the best teaching practices, an opportunity to find new colleagues and friends.From the bottom of our hearts we congratulate the Petersburg educators! Your work, professionalism and loyalty to your vocation have earned deep respect and sincere admiration!
Video recording of the Solemn ceremony of summing up, announcing the winners and laureates of the St. Petersburg competition “Educators of Russia”, timed to coincide with the Day of the teacher and all preschool workers, is available at the link:
Best regards, Organizing committee of the competition.
Dear parents (legal representatives)
The educational process in the college for the 2020-2021 academic year begins on 09/01/2020. You can find information about the schedule of students coming to college, assigning classrooms to study groups in the “Educational process” section at the link http://www.nekrasovspb.ru/index.php/students/process.html
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In addition, we inform you that in accordance with the decree of the Government of St. Petersburg dated 03.13.2020 No. 121 “On measures to counter the spread of a new coronavirus infection (C0VID-19) in St. Petersburg” to 14.06.2020 in the buildings of the college it is prohibited to carry out educational activities and other activities related to the provision of services to students.
The implementation of educational programs is carried out using e-learning (EE) and distance learning technologies (DOT).
In order to create the necessary conditions for the implementation of the extracurricular educational process using EE and DOT on the official website of the college in the section “Distance educational process” (http: // www.nekrasovspb.ru/organizatsiya-obrazovatelnogo-protsessa-v-2020-2021-uchebnom-godu/distantsionnyj-obrazovatelnyj-protsess.html) contains all the necessary information on the following activities:
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Dear students and parents (legal representatives) of minor students!
Ordering information is organized on-line through the college website.
The form for ordering certificates is available at the link https://forms.gle/UGxViSQFKG6dWURz7
To obtain certified copies of training contracts, licenses and certificates of state accreditation, you must send a free-form request to the address: nekrasov 15 @ bk . ru
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The College conducts training in the following specialties:
- Primary School Teaching
- Preschool education
- Special preschool education
- Pedagogy of additional education
- Correctional pedagogy in primary education
- Adaptive physical education
Nekrasov Pedagogical College No. 1 is one of the oldest educational institutions in St. Petersburg.
Name at creation: Petersburg (Petrograd) Teachers’ Institute.
Petersburg (Petrograd) Teachers’ Institute was founded on October 27, 1872.
In 1911, the St. Petersburg (Petrograd) Teachers’ Institute was named after Emperor Alexander II.
Since 1918, the St. Petersburg (Petrograd) Teachers’ Institute was reorganized into the II Higher Petrograd Pedagogical Institute. ON. Nekrasov.
In August 1923, on the basis of the II Petrograd Higher Pedagogical Institute named after V.I.ON. Nekrasov, the Regional Pedagogical College named after V.I. ON. Nekrasov.
From 1924 to 1927, the institution was the Central Experimental Pedagogical College named after I. ON. Nekrasov.
From 1928 to 1929 the technical school had the name: Pedagogical College named after ON. Nekrasov.
In 1929, the institution received the name: Experimental Industrial Pedagogical College named after V.I. ON. Nekrasov.
In 1931, the institution was reorganized into the Industrial-Pedagogical Combine named after V.I.N.A. Nekrasov.
From January 1, 1934, the Smolninsky Pedagogical College and the Library Pedagogical College were joined to the institution.
On April 1, 1937, the institution was reorganized into the Leningrad City Pedagogical School.
In 1938, the school received the name: Leningrad Pedagogical School named after V.I. ON. Nekrasov.
In 1992, the St. Petersburg Pedagogical School No. 1 named. ON. Nekrasov was awarded the status of a higher pedagogical school (college).
In 2003, the institution was renamed into the State Educational Institution of Secondary Professional Education Pedagogical College No. 1 named after ON. Nekrasov St. Petersburg.
In 2009, the State Educational Institution of Secondary Vocational Education Pedagogical College No. 1 named after ON. Nekrasov St. Petersburg was reorganized in the form of joining the State Educational Institution of Secondary Professional Education of Pedagogical College No. 7 of St. Petersburg.
In 2011 the College was given the name: State Budgetary Educational Institution of Secondary Professional Education Pedagogical College No. 1 named after ON. Nekrasov St. Petersburg.
In 2013, the College was given the name: State Budgetary Professional Educational Institution Pedagogical College No. 1 named after ON. Nekrasov St. Petersburg.
76.1% of the college teachers are teachers of the highest qualification category, including Honored School Teachers of the Russian Federation, candidates of science, university teachers, experienced practitioners, many of whom were awarded distinctions and honorary titles.Most of the young college teachers are our graduates.
Stary Oskol Medical College
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Stary Oskol Medical College is one of the oldest educational institutions in the Belgorod Region. An institution with state status, training is carried out in Russian. Starooskolsk Medical College is headed by the Director, Honored Teacher of the Russian Federation, Ph.M.Sc. Selivanov Nikolay Stefanovich.
Over the years of its existence, the college has passed a meaningful development path: from a medical assistant-midwife school with a contingent of 160 people to a medical college with more than 1000 students. Within the walls of the educational institution, more than 18,000 graduates have received the profession of a paramedical worker.
The college provides training and retraining of specialists in the Federal State Educational Standard in specialties / professions:
31.02.01 Medicine – 3 years 10 months (paramedic)
31.02.02 Obstetrics – 3 years 10 months (midwife / midwife)
02/34/01 Nursing (full-time) – 3 years 10 months. (nurse / nurse)
02 34.02.01 Nursing (part-time) – 3 years 10 months. (nurse / nurse)
02/31/05 Orthopedic dentistry – 2 y.10 months (dental technician)
31.02.03 Laboratory diagnostics – 3 years 10 months (medical laboratory technician)
02/33/01 Pharmacy – 3 years 10 months (pharmacist)
01/39/01 Social worker – 2 years 10 months (social worker)
Resolution of the Governor of the Belgorod Region dated August 31, 2020 Watch
Individual training plans for students with disabilities and people with disabilities are being implemented.Accessible environment
Since 1997, the college has a department of additional professional education for secondary medical and pharmaceutical workers. The department conducts postgraduate training in 27 specialties with subsequent certification, there is a center for accreditation of specialists.
In 2007, the first seedlings of the botanical garden were planted on the territory of the college in a solemn atmosphere.
In 2009, the medical college became the winner of the All-Russian competition among educational institutions implementing innovative educational programs in the light of the national project “Education”, in 2010 – the laureate of the All-Russian competition “100 best educational institutions of NGOs and vocational education” and was awarded the gold medal “European quality” …
Based on the results of the All-Russian competitions “The Best Secondary Medical Educational Institution 2012” and “The Best Teacher of the Institution 2012”, 10 winners were determined from 442 educational institutions that train nurses. Among them is the Stary Oskol Medical College.
In 2013, the college staff was placed on the city hall of honor at the end of 2012.
On May 12, 2014, on the International Day of Nurses, a monument to a nurse was unveiled on the territory of the college, erected with funds from college students and teachers, the medical community of the city, and enterprises of the city.
In 2017, the educational institution was recognized as the Winner of the “Best College” competition among medical and pharmaceutical institutions of secondary vocational education in Russia in the nomination “Best College for the Implementation of a Practice-Oriented Approach in the Training of Mid-Level Healthcare Professionals.
In 2018, for the highest achievements in the development of the economy and social sphere, the college staff was placed on the Board of Honor of the Starooskolsky urban district Watch
In 2019, the college received the “Young Professionals” grant within the framework of which 5 workshops were opened in the direction of “Social Sphere” Watch
In 2020, an educational institution for merits in the development of the social sphere is located on the Walk of Fame in St.Belgorod.
In 2020, the college was awarded an honorary diploma of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation “Debut of the Year” in the competition for the best practices of using the workshops of educational organizations. Watch
GPOU Professional College Novokuznetsk
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Address of the Director
You are with us! And this is very important for me – the director of the college, Tamara Aleksandrovna Kucheryavenko.
With great satisfaction I will talk with you about the most important thing in a person’s life – the choice of a future profession.
So – SPOU “Professional College of Novokuznetsk” is a college with 77-year history, rich and glorious history. Today the life of a professional college is permeated with innovative trends: Abilympics Russia, WorldSkills – that’s us! Governor’s scholarships, laureates, champions, medalists, winners of cups, certificates of honor, personal scholarships, grants – this is again about us. We are one of the best in Russia, the best in the Kemerovo region.
The college is multidisciplinary, we train mid-level specialists in 14 specialties and professions: Economics and accounting (by industry), Banking, Insurance (by industry), Network and system administration, Information systems and programming, Commerce (by industry), Tourism, Law and organization of social security, Social work, Documentation support of management and archival science, Maintenance and repair of road transport, Welding production, Welder (manual and partially mechanized welding (surfacing)), Locomotive driver.
Vocational college graduates, specialists in tourism, economics and accounting, web design, programming, network and system administration, law and social security. Specialists in welding production, car repairs and locomotive and electric locomotive operators.
(Fundamentals of Programming, Theory of Algorithms, Operations Research, Software Development Tools, Training and Field Practice)
(Information technology in prof.activities, information security, computer animation, information and communication systems and networks, technology for the development and protection of databases, educational practice, industrial practice)
(Operating systems and environments, development, implementation and adaptation., mathematical and imitation. model, WEB programming, educational and industrial practice)
(programming fundamentals, theory of algorithms, systems programming, applied programming, operations research, programming in computational mathematics, software development technology, software development tools)
State professional educational institution “Professional College of St.Novokuznetsk “is an educational organization that provides multidisciplinary and multilevel training of students (according to training programs for skilled workers, employees and training programs for mid-level specialists).
The educational organization is a leading regional college that provides training for the most popular and promising specialties and professions (TOP-50) in accordance with international standards and advanced technologies in the field of IT technologies.
As a result of competitive selection in 2016, on the basis of the Novokuznetsk Vocational College in the Kemerovo Region, a basic professional educational organization was created to support the regional system of inclusive vocational education for disabled people. In January 2018, by order of the Department of Education and Science of the Kemerovo Region No. 190, the college was approved by the Resource Educational and Methodological Center in the direction of “Informatics”.
In 2018 GPOU PK g.Novokuznetsk became one of the five best Basic Professional Educational Organizations (BEPO) in Russia, providing support for the regional system of inclusive vocational education for disabled people; and in the top ten in Russia of Resource Training and Methodological Centers (RUMC).
In 2018, the college won a grant as part of the implementation of the activities of the state program of the Russian Federation “Development of Education” “Renewal and modernization of the material and technical base of professional educational organizations.”
Exams, diploma defense 2019
Forward, youth of Kuzbass
Students Parade – 2018
My daughter, Alena Shtokolova, is a third year student of a professional college with a degree in Tourism.I can say that the college is excellent, wonderful teachers provide new knowledge in an interesting and accessible way, a good basis for classes, classes are well equipped. I think that after graduating from college it will be easy for my daughter to enter and continue her studies at a higher educational institution, since her secondary vocational education is at a high level. We have never regretted that we entered this college. I want to say a big thank you to the director of the college Kucheryavenko Tamara Aleksandrovna, the entire administration, teachers for your work, for your benevolent attitude towards our children, for your patience and responsiveness.
Alena Sergeevna sh.
I am studying in the specialty “Programming in computer systems” for the 3rd year using distance technologies. I note the timeliness of the classes, the intelligible explanation.Thank the teachers for an interesting explanation.
Letter of gratitude. I am the parent of a third-year student with disabilities Ksenia V.With all my heart I want to thank the college staff for their attention and care, an individual approach to teaching my daughter. Thanks to you, dear teachers, Ksenia is successfully socializing in society and, I hope, will be a good specialist.
Kazan shooter was called “quiet and non-conflict” in college :: Society :: RBK
“Since December, Ilnaz has been on educational and industrial practice, since January he has not appeared in college, and has ceased to keep in touch with the curator of the group.He did not appear for the defense of industrial practice and three state exams, as a result of which he was expelled, “the press service of TISBI told RBC.
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As a quiet and uncommunicative person, Galyavieva was described in an interview with RBC and one of his classmates.“I graduated from high school in 2018, he was a year older. I never talked to him, I saw him at school. He was very modest, seemed quiet, uncommunicative. I haven’t seen him in companies, ”she said.
“I studied with Ilnaz at the same school, he is from our parallel. He was modest, I didn’t see any companies with him. He lived, it seems, only with his father. Whether he had a happy family, I did not even think then. As far as I remember, Ilnaz did not participate in amateur performances, olympiads and school events.I don’t know if he was fond of anything, ”a former student of school No. 175 Valeria told RBC.
“He was essentially an excellent student, but he didn’t really communicate with the class. In principle, he did not communicate with almost anyone at school, he was, roughly speaking, an outcast. Everyone avoided him, considered him very strange. I talked to his class, we were going to barbecues or to the shopping center, he was also called. He did not even refuse, but simply turned around and left. Also in the dining room. We sat down with him – he took the plates and went to the farthest table and sat there alone.He repelled everyone, even those who tried to communicate with him. He was not beaten, but it was morally felt that he was considered an outcast. The teachers treated him well – he studied well, participated in some events. He showed interest in everything related to his studies, but not in communication. His class was generally the best in school. In terms of his studies, he helped a lot. Sometimes it was necessary to make some kind of presentation, essay, someone, for example, did not have time, they asked him – he did. I know that he had a complete family – mom and dad, ”Svetlana, an acquaintance of Ilnaza, told RBC.
According to State Duma deputy Alexander Khinshtein, on April 28, Galyaviev received permission to store a firearm – a smoothbore gun Hatsan Escort PS. The authorities did not officially name the attacker; according to initial reports, Galyaviev had accomplices, but later the authorities said that one person was shooting. According to the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, as a result of the attack and shooting, seven children and a teacher were killed.
The National Anti-Terrorism Committee said seven children were killed.The authorities canceled classes in Kazan schools on May 11, and on May 12 was declared a day of mourning in the republic.
Shooting at a school in Kazan. The main thing
The Investigative Committee on the fact of the shooting at the school opened a criminal case under Part.2 tbsp. 105 of the Criminal Code (murder of two or more persons). The investigation of the tragedy was transferred to the central office of the department.
President Vladimir Putin instructed the head of the National Guard, Viktor Zolotov, to work out the issue of tightening the rules for the circulation of civilian weapons. In addition, he sent the heads of the Ministry of Education Sergei Kravtsov and the Ministry of Health Mikhail Murashko to Kazan.
According to Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, the Ministry of Emergency Situations is going to Kazan, on which, in addition to two ministers, there will be medical specialists for gunshot wounds, forensic experts and psychologists who work in such situations.
90,000 28 teams advanced to college football playoffs. From worst to best – First & Goal
The college football playoff system has been in existence for seven years. During this time, 11 programs presented by 28 teams took part in the matches. Four of them have won the title of national champion.
ESPN’s Bill Connelly compiled his own rankings for all 28 playoff teams.He focused on the results of the season, the official rating of the committee, the results in the playoffs and some other criteria. Connelly’s ratings are subjective, of course, but provide some insight into the teams in college football.
S&P + ratings (the official college football rating system that evaluates all NSAA Division I regular season games based on several factors) will often be mentioned throughout the story.
Michigan State Spartans -2015
Overall result: 12-2
Playoff result: Lost to Alabama 0-38
This team has once again proved that the committee chooses the “most worthy”, not the best, to the playoffs.The Spartans were rated 18th by ESPN, and only 20th by S & P +. But they managed to beat Ohio State and Iowa, as well as become the champion of the Big Ten. The team was chosen in the playoffs, where they did what they had to do – they lost to Alabama in the Cotton Bowl.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish -2018
Playoff result: Loss to Clemson 3-30
Independent Fighting Irish almost always made the playoffs.In 2018, they won victories over the then-strong Michigan, Stanford and Syracuse. Notre Dame had a solid and solid defense, 10th in the S&P + rating. The shortcomings of the attack became clear when the Irish had to face Clemson at the Cotton Bowl. During the first quarter, the game was equal, then everything went much worse.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish -2020
Playoff result: Lose to Alabama 14-31
Over the course of the season, this team seemed to be significantly different from the one that lost to Clemson in 2018 or to Alabama in the 2012 championship during the Bowl era.Over the course of the season, the Irish defeated Clemson in overtime without Trevor Lawrence, looking strong and physically mature. The season, during which Notre Dame joined the Atlantic Coast Conference, the team ended with a score of 10-0. But in the conference championship, Clemson (already in full force) defeated Notre Dame 65-24, and Alabama in the Rose Bowl defeated Fighting Irish 31-14.
Oklahoma Suners -2019
Overall result: 12-2
Playoff result: Lost to Louisiana State 28-63
Lincoln Riley’s Attack led the S&P for three seasons, but dropped to third in 2019.The defense was not good enough to compensate for the disadvantages of the attack. Oklahoma went 7-0, then stumbled on Kansas City, after which they won four pretty tough wins. That was enough to make it to the playoffs for the fourth time in 5 years. But in the Peach Bowl they were simply destroyed by the Louisiana State.
Ohio State Bucks -2016
Playoff result: Loss to Clemson 0-31
Surprisingly, the most talented team under the leadership of Urban Mayer missed the playoffs in the previous 2015 season, and the team with not very effective offensive in the 2016 season got there.The Bakais attack was then the 32nd on the S & P + rating. In the match against Clemson, the Ohio State defense initially managed to hold back Deshawn Watson and conceded only two touchdowns during the first ten drives. But the offense failed to score even 30 yards per game, and the defeat looked just shameful.
Oklahoma Suners -2015
Playoff result: Lose to Clemson 17-37
Bob Stoops’ team entered the 2015 season with a new offensive coordinator (Lincoln Riley) and a new quarterback (Baker Mayfield joined college from Texas Tech).After a disappointing previous season, she seemed to be reborn. The Suners became the champions of the Big Dozen and were the favorites with 3.5 points in the Orange Bowl against Clemson. By half-time they were leading 17-16, but in the second half Clemson squeezed the gas to the floor, and Oklahoma had to be content with only the title of the annual semi-finalist.
Florida State Seminoles -2014
Playoff result: Lose to Oregon 20-59
Although the Seminoles lost almost no one from the previous championship squad of the 2013 season, they still had to win victory after victory in 2014 (the team won 7 matches out of 13 with a difference of one possession).If the Bowl system had continued, the Florida State would have played Alabama in the final, but this was the first year of the new playoff system. The committee gave the Seminoles a # 3 rating and sent them to the Rose Bowl to meet with Oregon, which gave the opponent a real defeat. The Seminoles series of 29 victories was interrupted, the Dax series of 34 victories continued.
Oklahoma Suners -2018
Overall result: 12-2
Playoff result: Lose to Alabama 34-45
Baker Mayfield went to the NFL, but the Suners somehow managed to even improve offense.Kyler Murray has a pass of 4361 yards and a clearance of 1001 yards, while Oklahoma has 45 points in 10 games. However, the defense was simply hopeless. Lincoln Riley fired Mike Stoops after six games, but that didn’t help. In the six remaining games, the Suners conceded an average of 44 points per game, while in the Orange Bowl they allowed Alabama to score 31 points in the first half.
Clemson Tigers -2017
Overall result: 12-2
Playoff result: Lost to Alabama 6-24
The Tigers’ defense during the Dabo Swinney era is considered the best in college football, but offense entered what is called a “transition period” that season.Deshawn Watson is gone, and Trevor Lawness will not appear until a year later. In the Atlantic Coast Conference, Clemson was good (aside from the loss to Syracuse). But in the Sugar Bowl against Alabama, he scored just 188 yards and retired earlier than usual.
Washington Huskies -2016
Overall result: 12-2
Playoff result: Lose to Alabama 7-24
This was the peak of coach Chris Petersen’s team.In September, the top 20 Stanford team was beaten. In December, won the championship of the Pacific Dozen, defeated Colorado 41-10. The Huskies have an elite defense led by Buddha Baker and Greg Gaines, 4th on S&P +. She first manages to contain Alabama in the Peach Bowl (by the end of the first half of the match, Washington are only 7-10 behind), but then pick-sixs follow and the game completely changes its course.
Clemson Tigers -2020
Playoff Result: Lost to Ohio State 28-49
It is difficult to evaluate a team that lacked a star quarterback during one of their losses (Trevor Lawrence in the match against Notre Dame).And yet while it seemed to be the same Clemson over the course of the season – Lawrence had averaged 3,153 yards in 10 games, Travis Etienne was even more dangerous as a receiver than as a running back – the Tigers’ defense periodically fell through. At the Sugar Bowl, this resulted in a record 21-point defeat.
Oklahoma Suners -2017
Overall result: 12-2
Playoff result: Lose to Georgia 48-54
After a bumpy start, Lincoln Riley’s squad was at their best by mid-season.The last six Big Dozen games were won by an average of 23 points and Baker Mayfield won the Heisman Prize. In the Rose Bowl, Oklahoma were in the lead up to the fourth quarter 31-14, but could not stand to the end. Georgia twice managed to equalize the score and put the game into overtime. In the second overtime, the Bulldogs blocked a Suners field goal, and in the subsequent possession of Sonya Michel scored the winning touchdown.
Clemson Tigers -2015
Playoff result: win over Oklahoma 37-17, lose to Alabama 40-45
Five years ago, Deshawn Watson was young, healthy, dominant on the pitch, and Clemson, led by him, turned out to be an upstart.The Tigers crept into the pillars of college football, beating Notre Dame 24-22 and then North Carolina in the conference championship match (45-37). Both Tigers rivals were considered favorites before the matches. In the semi-finals of the playoffs, Clemson managed to catch up and overtake Oklahoma by the long break. The Tigers advanced to Bama, which they lost in possibly the best playoff fourth quarter in history.
Oregon Ducks -2014
Overall result: 13-2
Playoff result: win against Florida State 59-20, lose to Ohio State 20-42
Marcus Mariota scored 4,454 passing yards, 770 clearance yards, 57 touchdowns overall and deservedly won the Heisman Prize.The Ducks’ attack was the first in the S & P + rankings and scored 42 points or more in nine games in a row. In the semifinals with the champion Seminoles, the Ducks scored 59 points, but in the last 20 minutes of the final they were unable to score a single one. Yes, and the defense of the Dax failed to contain the Ohio State.
Alabama Crimson Tide -2014
Overall result: 12-2
Playoff Result: Lost to Ohio State 35-42
The 2014 season marks the beginning of the playoff era and the beginning of the evolution of Nick Seiben’s offense.For this, Lane Kiffin was hired. Losing to Ole Miss early in the season, the Crimson Tide have won eight straight matches and their first playoff seed. They were leading 21-6 against the Buckeyes, but three turnovers and a touchdown by Ezekiel Elliot did the trick.
Georgia Bulldogs -2017
Overall result: 13-2
Playoff result: win over Oklahoma 54-48, lose to Alabama 23-26
Kirby Smart’s team came close to completing a 37-year streak without a national title.The Bulldogs started by beating Indiana State, then simply wiped out everyone in the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference and avenged Auburn for their only defeat of the season, beating him convincingly in the conference championship match (28-7). The victory over Oklahoma (54-48 after two overtimes) can be called the greatest in the history of the playoffs. The Bulldogs almost beat Alabama, but … Tua Tangovailoa entered the field and Georgia’s series without a championship continues to this day. For 40 years already.
Ohio State Bucks -2020
Total result: 7-1
Playoff result: victory over Clemson 49-28, loss to Alabama 24-52
With the rating of this team, perhaps the biggest difficulties.Bakais have played just eight games in this shortened season with periodic cancellations and reschedules. But they finished four matches with a lead over the opponents of 21 points or more (we include the semi-final with Clemson, score 49-28). “Bakais” avenged last year’s defeat in the semifinals, proved to everyone that they should have been chosen in the playoffs, made the critics subside. But they also lost in the final to Alabama with a difference of 28 points. They can be called a kind of child from an advertising poster, which, upon close examination, turned out to be the same as intended.Well, or almost the same – until the last glance.
Alabama Crimson Tide -2016
Playoff result: win over Washington 24-7, lose to Clemson 31-35
Freshman Jaylen Herts became the starting quarterback of Alabama, but failed to end the season on a winning note. Herts became the Best Offensive Player in the Southeast Conference at the end of the year, the Crimson Tide reached the final unbeaten.But the injury of star running back Bo Scarbrough did not allow to bring the matter to victory and the exhausted defense of “Bama” lost to “Clemson”.
10th and 9th place
Ohio State Bucks -2019 and Clemson Tigers -2019
Overall result: Bakais 13-1, Tigers 14-1
Playoff result: Clemson beat Ohio State 29-23 but then lost to Louisiana State 42-25
Of course, Louisiana State overshadowed everyone that season, but both the Buckeyes and the Tigers were certainly good.Their result in the regular season for two is 26-0. 22 wins with a difference of at least 24 points, only one – with an advantage of less than 10 points. In the Fiesta Bowl, the teams played one of the most exciting, equal games. At first, Bakais dominated (16-0), but the Tigers managed to make a comeback. The point was set by the interception of Justin Fields, caught by Nolan Turner. If these two teams met on the field 100 times, they would each win 50 games.
Alabama Crimson Tide -2015
Playoff result: win over Michigan State 38-0, win over Clemson 45-40
The second season of the Siben-Kiffin Alliance revealed many flaws.New starting quarterback Jake Coker was not overly convincing, which led to his replacement for a while. The defense was not bad, but Ole Miss defeated it at the beginning of the season. In November, the team managed to beat Louisiana State and this led to some reboot. Cocker played again, “Bama” overcame “Clemson” in a real thriller.
Ohio State Bucks -2014
Playoff result: win over Alabama 42-35, win over Oregon 42-20
A team that peaked when it was needed most.In the initial rating of the committee “Bakais” were only 16th, but during the season they gradually rose higher and higher. They beat Wisconsin very convincingly (59-0) in the match for the title of the Big Ten champions and got the 4th seed in the playoffs. Then they beat Alabama and Oregon, which were seen as favorites by a huge margin. Late ignition, you say? No, everything had to be done just in time.
Alabama Crimson Tide -2018
Playoff result: win over Oklahoma 45-34, lose to Clemson 16-44
Bama’s squad was as good as it will be later in the 2020 season, but then they failed to cope with the last test.The first 14 opponents were simply destroyed by the Crimson Tide (average score 48-16), although Georgia showed some resistance in the championship match in the Southeast Conference. Those Tides combined Siben’s best offense with a top-10 defense, but failed against Clemson in the final.
Clemson Tigers -2016
Playoff result: win over Ohio State 31-0, win over Alabama 35-31
Clemson started the season nearly losing to Auburn (19-13), Troy (30-24) and Lamar Jackson’s Louisville (42-36).In November, the Tigers lost to Pittsburgh (42-43) and after that turned into that evil Clemson of the Dabo Swinney era. The enraged Tigers beat Wake Forest, humiliated South Carolina, beat Virginia Tech, rode the Ohio State in the semi-finals and scored a winning touchdown in the final against Alabama in the last second.
Alabama Crimson Tide -2017
Playoff result: Beat Clemson 24-6, Beat Georgia 26-23
Alabama left scorched earth behind at the start of the season (11-0), but offense suddenly faltered shortly before the playoffs.Due to the loss to Auburn (14-26), the Crimson Tide barely made it to the playoffs and even lost 0-13 during the final match. But then freshman Tua Tangovailoa came out and led the team to victory. Regular time ended in a draw 20-20, Rodrigo Blankenship (Bulldogs) scored a field goal in overtime. On the return drive in a 2-for-26 situation, Tua threw a 41-yard pass to Devontey Smith, resulting in a winning touchdown.
Clemson Tigers -2018
Playoff result: win over Notre Dame 30-3, win over Alabama 44-16
Clemson barely survived the start of the season unbeaten: win over Texas A&M by just 2 points; an amazing comeback against Syracuse when Trevor Lawrence was injured and backup quarterback Chase Bryce took over center.But upon the return of Lawrence, “Clemson” could not be resisted by anyone. Defeated Wake Forest 63-3, Louisville 77-16, Florida State 59-10 … 74-19 Semi-Final and Playoff Final. No words …
Louisiana State Tigers -2019
Playoff result: win over Oklahoma 63-28, win over Clemson 42-25
Many coaches have tried to upgrade their attack.The 2019 Louisiana State set the bar incredibly high for such modernizers. New Offense Coordinator Joe Brady has added elite skills to quarterback Joe Burrow. 5,671 yards and 60 touchdowns is Burrow’s post-season result. It was an unbeatable team. Ed Orgeron’s men have beaten Alabama throughout the season and have led an average of 30 points in the last six games.
Alabama Crimson Tide -2020
Overall result: 13-0
Playoff result: win over Notre Dame 31-14, win over Ohio State 52-24
The Crimson Tide players took first, third and fifth places in the Heisman Prize vote.In only one match, the difference in the score between Alabama and the opponent was less than 14 points (in the championship match in the conference, Florida was beaten with a score of 52-46). In the regular season, the attack averaged 30.2 points per game, and the defense, which had difficulties at the beginning, did not allow opponents to gain more than 15 points per game since mid-October.
Nick Seiben, who in 2012, in response to the emerging dominance of spread and run-pass operations, asked: “Do we want to see this kind of football?”, Moved on to the evolution of offense.A lifelong defensive coach, along with Lane Kiffin, Brian Deball, Mike Losley, and finally Steve Sargsyan, he has been making constant upgrades.
In 2015, according to the S & P + rating, the Crimson Tide attack was 23rd, in 2016 it was 14th, in 2017 it was 11th. In 2018, Alabama moved up to 2nd in attack, and the defense, which had previously been the first all the time, became 7th. In 2019, these were respectively the second and third places. Seiben has undergone a full-blown evolution, rebuilding his team around offense, and has achieved arguably the best performance ever in his coaching career.
This team will go down in history as Nick Seiben’s best team. The best team of the best coach. Possibly the best of the 21st century and the playoffs.
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