Defensive Back Articles

In the game of football, defensive backs are the key to shutting down high powered offensive. At the NFL level, DBs match up against the multiple wide-receiver sets, loaded with athletes usually taller and stronger than they are. That's why defensive backs drills work on footwork, and why DBs put a premium on the 40-Yard Dash. You have to be both quick and fast to play football as a defensive back, and STACK's has the inside info to get you there.

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The 'Golden Rules' Nick Saban Teaches Every Alabama Defensive Back

Alabama is back in the College Football Playoff for the fourth consecutive year. One reason the Crimson Tide continually compete for National Champ...

Freakish Alabama DB Minkah Fitzpatrick Was Posting Elite NFL Combine Numbers in High School

Imagine a bigger, faster, stronger version of Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu. That might be the best way to describe Alabama junior defensive back M...

Former Teammates, Coaches Recall Sean Taylor's Legendary Work Ethic

Sean Taylor was one of the most electrifying defensive players in NFL history. Before his tragic death in November of 2007, Taylor had established ...

Watch the 'Honey Badger' Make the Sickest Interception of Training Camp

Remember how Tyrann Mathieu recently said he was the best player in the world? While you may or may not agree with the Honey Badger's assessment, h...

Freak Athlete Derwin James is College Football's Next Superhero

Derwin James is college football's next superhero. Though he's played in only 14 collegiate games, the 6-foot-3, 211-pound redshirt sophomore from ...

'My Safety Plan' by Tony Jefferson of the Baltimore Ravens

NFL safety Tony Jefferson, who signed a four-year, $36 million free agent contract with the Baltimore Ravens this offseason, recalls his experience ...

He Started Playing Football at Age 3. Now LSU DB Jamal Adams is Ready to Achieve his NFL Dream.

Jamal Adams started playing football at a mere 3 years old. Admittedly, he wasn't tracking down receivers and unleashing crushing tackles like he did ...

Ohio State CB Kendall Sheffield Lost his Black Stripe Faster Than Any Buckeye Ever Has

Urban Meyer instituted a tradition at Ohio State University when he became the Buckeyes' head coach in 2012. Every freshman or first-year Buckeye ...

Former Ohio State DB Malik Hooker Shows Off Incredible Hands By Catching High-Speed Footballs Out of the J.U.G.S. Machine

Former Ohio State safety Malik Hooker is expected to be one of the first two safeties off the board in the 2017 NFL Draft, and there's even a chance t...

Patriots DB Malcolm Butler Has Wanted to Cover Julio Jones For 4 Years. Will Finally Get His Shot

The last time the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons played each other, Patriots star cornerback Malcolm Butler was still in college, busy cover...

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