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Position Breakdown: Defensive Back Part I

Texas Bound Nolan Brewster

This upcoming prep football season in Colorado sees an abundance of players who have the diverse skill set to not only play safety in high school but at the next level.

The safety position has taken on greater significance in the game of football over the past few years.  In college and the professional ranks, the Tampa Two and flexible multi-front defenses have placed a premium on safeties who can get over the top in deep zones, man up in coverage, blitz or play in the box like a backer.  This evolution of the safety position is evidenced in the NFL draft... Recommended Stories

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