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Rutgers Defense Brings Heat

Robb Houser triggers the Pitt offense.

Rutgers coach Greg Schiano learned about coaching defense while on staffs with Pitt's Dave Wannstedt during stints with the Chicago Bears and University of Miami when Butch Davis was the head coach there.

Since he took over at Rutgers about a decade ago, Greg Schiano has massaged that defensive philosophy a bit. Instead of the straight-up four-three base that dominates Wannstedt defenses, Schiano has added movement. Lots of movement in the form of complex, exotic blitzes to provide pressure. And Pittsburgh (5-1, 2-0) must be ready for those when it faces Rutgers (4-1, 0-1) in a Big East game... Recommended Stories

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