Buck The Trend, Episode 16 – NFLSU (Part 2) – New Era, Same Excellence

New BTT Podcast: Daniel Essien discusses the era of excellence in LSU football.

New episode of Buck The Trend! We’re revisiting the NFLSU series as we discuss the former Les Miles and the new Ed Orgeron era. They’ve both sent tons of NFL starters to the draft but could Orgeron being performing at a higher rate? I also build a starting NFL defense out of Miles and Orgeron standouts. Take a listen! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review on iTunes if you haven’t.

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Buck The Trend, Episode 15 – The Omni-Tech with Jon Ledyard

New BTT Podcast: Jon Ledyard joins Daniel Essien to discuss defensive lineman

“ATTENTIOOOOOOOOOOOONNNNNN!!!!”

Sorry. Any time I think about elite defensive line play, “Never Scared” by Bone Crusher comes on in my head. This week’s episode focuses on the cream of the crop when it comes to defensive linemen, what makes the perfect defensive lineman, and how the position it has increased in popularity. Jon Ledyard joins the podcast to bring his expertise to the discussion. If you enjoy this episode, make sure to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

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Buck The Trend, Episode 14 – NFLSU (Part 1)

New BTT Podcast: Daniel Essien with a coach’s corner episode on LSU defensive coordinator, Dave Aranda.

LSU is one the best colleges of all time in terms of successful talent in the NFL. Keeping up that tradition is a coach who continues to excel in every challenge. Dan Essien covers LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda, his coaching journey, and the players he has that will take the NFL by storm. This is part 1 of our “NFLSU” coaches corner series. If you are yet to, make sure you subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

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Buck The Trend, Episode 13 – Signal Callers

New BTT Podcast: Mark Schofield joins Daniel Essien to discuss the ever important quarterback position.

What’s the most important position in football?…..It’s quarterback. Not a trick question. The quarterback position is the only one that can dictate the direction of football as a whole. It’s also the most fascinating in terms of how it’s coached and the traits required to succeed. Mark Schofield joins Dan Essien to discuss trends both past and present at the quarterback position. Make sure you, subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, if you haven’t!

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Buck The Trend, Episode 12 – On The Edge

New BTT Podcast: Alan Schechter joins Daniel Essien to discuss the history of edge defenders in the NFL

Effective edge defenders have become one of the most sought after positions in football. Alan Schechter joins the pod to discuss the history and trends of the edge position. We also discuss Khalil Mack and Dante Fowler and their odds of landing with the Jets. If you still haven’t, subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

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Buck The Trend, Episode 11 – Cash Moneybacker

New BTT Podcast: Connor Rogers joins Daniel Essien to discuss off-ball linebacker trends in the NFL.

Linebackers have come in all shapes and sizes, particularly in the modern era of the NFL. Draft sensei and football wizard, Connor Rogers joins Dan Essien to discuss how off-ball linebackers have changed in weight class but the principles of the position still remain the same. If you haven’t yet, subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

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Buck The Trend, Episode 10 – Jets Offensive Trends

New BTT Podcast: Alan Schechter joins Daniel Essien to discuss trends with the New York Jets offense.

Training camp is in full effect, but we wanted to try and see the future in this episode of Buck The Trend as we focused on the Jets offense for 2018. Alan Schechter joins Dan Essien to help go through recent trends with the Jets offense. Don’t forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

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Buck The Trend, Episode 9 – The Northwest DB Factory

New BTT Podcast: Daniel Essien discusses Washington defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake’s rise through the coaching ranks.

Many schools call themselves DBU, but Jimmy Lake has been quietly building a monster up north. Buck The Trend episode 9 discusses what coach Lake and the Huskies have been cooking up in Washington. If you haven’t yet, subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

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New York Jets – Defensive Trends: A Pinch of Dan Quinn

Dan Essien breaks down some Dan Quinn inspired defensive looks the Jets can utilize in 2018

In the most recent episode of Buck The Trend, we discussed Jets defensive trends with Chris Nimbley. In the same line of previewing the Jets defense, let’s go over some wrinkles the Jets can use next season. Including how they could take a page out of Dan Quinn’s playbook and put their own spin on it.  Here’s a look at some of the potential looks the Jets could show next season with the front seven.

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Buck The Trend, Episode 7 – NFC South Stock Report

New BTT Podcast: Dan Essien previews the NFC South with a “Stock Report” in episode 7…

Buck The Trend episode 7 previews the 2018 NFL season with a closer look at the NFC South in this week’s “Stock Report.” This is easily one of the most competitive divisions in the NFL and there are tons of storylines to follow. As usual, we look at which direction each team is trending in and give a prediction on how the division will turn out at the end of the season. Don’t forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

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