4A high school football playoffs: Highland ground attack grinds way past Orem

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  • eagle Provo, UT
    Nov. 3, 2012 11:37 a.m.

    Run defense, especially in the interior, was Orem's Achilles Heel for sure. Prentiss Miller of Pine View chewed up Orem in Week 2 for over 200 plus yards and Herriman did the same gashing the Tigers with the run. Orem's defense had a great secondary and favored speed on the perimeter, but I always felt a team that could get after them between the tackles and play good enough defense would prevail.

  • md Cache, UT
    Nov. 3, 2012 8:08 a.m.

    Coach Anderson at Orem was offensively minded in high school and it has translated to his coaching style. He wants the wide open offense because he was a receiver who wanted it fast and open, rather than tough and smash-mouth. D-wins.

  • footballfan8 Provo, UT
    Nov. 3, 2012 1:21 a.m.

    Man that run defense is bad. Orems coach should most likely focus on that next year