Close observers of successful football coaches suggest that one phrase describes Woody Hayes, Darrell Royal, Bear Bryant, and John McKay. It is a simple phrase - "commitment to fundamentals." Their teams always seem to block with excellence, tackle with unmatched aggression and run like a scared ape trying to elude his mother-in-law.
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