Penn State secondary coach is making the jump to defensive coordinator. With the help of veterans…
FOS-TV: DC John Butler
John Butler is in his second year with the Penn State football program and his first year as the Nittany Lions' defensive coordinator. We caught up with him after Saturday's Blue-White Game at Beaver Stadium to talk about a variety of topics, including his transition to DC, a handful of young Nittany Lion defenders, schemes and much more. Check out the video above to get to know the new defensive coordinator. Here are some key points he made. • On the defensive game plan for the scrimmage: He said it was “as basic as it could be.” Basic “day-one” fronts and coverages. The biggest thing in the game was that they were tackling. They are trying to get to the opener as healthy as they can be. So every time they scrimmage and tackle, it is an important evaluation piece. It's “huge” for the younger guys. • On if it would have worked had he been mic'd early in the third quarter (as head coach Bill O'Brien was): “I don't think so.” He said he was mic'd for something else recently...
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