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Why defenses are trying to ‘Stack’ up with spread offenses dominating CFB

By Dennis Dodd, CBS Sports: The seeds of college football’s most popular defense reside in the recesses of a 75-year-old coaching mind. Joe Lee Dunn’s time has largely come and gone, but the game owes the coaching veteran something more than a passing mention heading into the 2021 season.

It owes him a place in history.

Dunn is credited with helping refine the 3-3-5 “Stack” defense. He brought it with him from Tennessee-Chattanooga to New Mexico as an assistant in 1980. As is the case today, there was a dearth of defensive linemen on that team.

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