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The dual-threat quarterback quandary

Brent Venables

CLEMSON - Brent Venables and Kevin Steele have plenty in common -- from the sharp attention to detail and preparation to the soul cutting death stare that lasts for days.

There is, however, one major difference between Clemson's last two defensive coordinators. Steele was a no bones about it press-man coverage kind of guy. Venables prefers his defenses to play, primarily, zone coverage. One philosophy isn't necessarily better than the other -- each has its own pros and cons. Looking to transition Clemson's defense into a more zone principled attack, head coach... Recommended Stories

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