Penn State Football: 3 Best Schemes for Nittany Lion Defense in 2013

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Penn State Football: 3 Best Schemes for Nittany Lion Defense in 2013
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Retooling the Penn State defense will be a tough task for coach Bill O’Brien.

With the departure of Ted Roof, the Nittany Lions will be guided by John Butler on the defensive side.

Roof wasn’t the only big loss for the defense thoughMichael Mauti, Gerald Hodges and Jordan Hill were all top players for Penn State over the past few seasons.

This means there will be a new face to the Lions' defense both literally and figuratively.

The 2013 season will be Butler’s first as a defensive coordinator, so what kind of schemes you will see next season aren’t exactly clear.

Last year fans all got to see Roof’s aggressive blitz-happy defense that helped pressure the quarterback to ease the pressure on a thin secondary.

Here are three of the best ways to keep Penn State’s defense strong in 2013.

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