Film Room: Bryan Harsin's Offense 101
The new head coach didn't hold anything back in terms of scheme when he was at his alma mater. Here's an intro to what he might do at Auburn.
You can’t be predictable at Boise State. Not only would that seem sacrilegious for the Church of the Murder Smurf — a place where the most famous moments are a highlight reel of trick plays — it wouldn’t make good football sense.
Boise State’s recruiting classes rank somewhere between the 50s and the 70s nationally. It’s enough to be the most talented team in the Mountain West, but it’s not enough if you want to continue being a giant-slayer. The Broncos can’t just show up, stick to a script and out-talent everyone. They have to keep opponents on their toes.
Bryan Harsin knew that when he was the offensive coordinator at Boise State. His teams as a head coach, with a variety of play-callers, have kept that tradition going over the years.
Auburn’s new head coach oversaw offenses on the famed blue turf that threw everything, including a Home Depot’s worth of kitchen sinks, at opponents. As Ian Boyd wrote at Football Study Hall in 2018, a lot of coaches want to say that they have offenses t…