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A Defense of Situational Packages: Down With Depth Charts

As much talk as there is about depth charts, for our defense, they are an incoherent way of expressing situational packages.

We have no base defense. We have base players and base schemes. I wrote about this in the Maple Street Press Eyes of Texas before the season and have mentioned it elsewhere, but it bears examination in relation to how depth charts frame our conversations and can lead us astray.

Depth charts serve fans and sports media, not Will Muschamp.