OKLAHOMA DEFENSE

What is OKLAHOMA DEFENSE?

OKLAHOMA DEFENSE meaning a 5-4-2 zone pass defense invented by Oklahoma coach Bud Wilkinson to stop his own split-T triple-option offense which was increasingly being copied by his opponents; Wilkinson’s split-T teams set the still-standing NCAA Division I-A consecutive wins record of 47; similar to the defenses currently used by coaches Pete Carroll, Monte Kiffin and Lyle Setenich

 

reference: John T. Reed: DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN FOOTBALL TERMS