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Scouts Inc. on safeties

Originally Published: August 5, 2009
Scouts Inc.

The beauty of football is how it evolves from year to year, with new schemes and trends always emerging. No position reflects this better than safety.

Most programs used to recruit big physical safeties that would intimidate receivers over the middle and be especially effective in the run game. These guys were almost like having another linebacker on the field.

However, with the ever-increasing use of multiple-receiver sets in today's college game, this type of defensive safety ...

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