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Georgia Tech defense drawing attention from opponents

...nation with its average of 431 yards allowed per game.One year later, the unit has enjoyed an upswing under first-year coordinator Ted Roof.Georgia Tech ranks 21st in the nation with its average of 19.9 points allowed. The Yellow Jackets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-10-29/georgia-tech-defense-draw
Falcons set to open up against rival Saints

...winning streak end.DEFENSIVE TEST: This game marks the first real test for the Saints' new defense under first-year coordinator Rob Ryan.Payton hired Ryan after last season, when New Orleans gave up a league-record 7,042 yards and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-09-07/falcons-set-open-against-riva
Clemson Tigers defense showing defensive teeth

...high-flying offense is backed up by a defense that seemed a lost cause earlier in the year.Venables is the first year coordinator brought in to tighten and toughen a group that gave up a bowl-record 70 points in losing to West Virginia in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2012-11-11/clemson-tigers-defense-sh
Clemson powers past Ball State

...playing just his second college game. Banks finished with 120 of Ball State's 244 yards rushing, giving Clemson first-year coordinator Brent Venables plenty to work on in the coming week.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2012-09-08/clemson-powers-past-ball-
Clemson's Swinney expects bigger things next season

...on defense, which struggled much of the season before having its best game against LSU. The Tigers, under first-year coordinator Brent Venables, allowed more than 396 yards and 24 points a game this year, although they forced eight three-and-outs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2013-01-11/clemsons-swinney-expects-
Falcons' secondary is a close-knit group

...a torn Achilles in Week 1, Robinson and Samuel grew even closer.The original defensive scheme designed by first-year coordinator Mike Nolan called for Grimes to retain his starting spot on the left side and for Samuel to start on the right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-11-02/falcons-secondary-close-knit-
Falcons are haunted by posteason futility

...much more capable of hitting big plays and putting up points in a hurry, a testament to the scheme installed by first-year coordinator Dirk Koetter."I'm confident in the guys around me," said Ryan, who has completed nearly 69 percent of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-01-09/falcons-are-haunted-posteason
Clemson gets back to work

...doesn't like waking up angry. He hopes he won't have to do it again this season.The ninth-ranked Tigers first-year coordinator was disappointed and annoyed at his team's careless play and lack of physicality in a 31-17 loss at Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2011-11-07/clemson-gets-back-work
Daniels embraces new approach

...surrounding the Yellow Jackets' new triple-option offense. What about the defense? What about the new scheme that first-year coordinator Dave Wommack has installed? "I'm not complaining, believe me, because our offense is supposed to score...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/20/col_470151.shtml
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Clemson wants tougher offense

...harder than they have so far in wins over Troy and Wofford."We need a nasty, rugged, rough approach," the first-year coordinator said Monday.Morris, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and the rest of the assistants will try and get that that done...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2011-09-12/clemson-wants-tougher-off