Best Answer

A 4-3 defense is a defensive front that consists of 4 defensive linemen (typically two tackles and two ends) and 3 linebackers.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2011-06-29 21:15:09
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What is a 4-3 defense in football?
Write your answer...
Related questions

What is the 43 defense in football?

the 4-3 simply means there are 4 defensive tackles and 3 linebackers in that formation

Is a kicker and offense or defense in football?


What has the author Rex Ryan written?

Rex Ryan has written: 'Coaching football's 46 defense' -- subject(s): Coaching, Football, Defense 'Coaching football's 46 defense' -- subject(s): Coaching, Football, Defense

Is the safety position in football offense or defense?

it is defense

Is defense a chant in baseball?

No. The chant 'defense' is used in the sport of American football.

In football what is the team with the football?

if you have the ball in your possession then your on offense if not your on defense

What does D stand for in football?


What is d meaning of football?


What has the author Edward Knecht written?

Edward Knecht has written: 'Defense, the winning difference in football' -- subject(s): Defense, Football

What team has the best defense in NCAA football 08?

LSU has the best Defense PERIOD....

What football defense formation would stop the t formation?

The four four defense

What are the holidays for football players?

43 weeks

How many players are on defense in football?


What is the mike in football?

Middle Linebacker on defense.

In football when is runner down?

when tackled by defense

What is a funny football defense name?


What are all the parts of a football?

Offense and Defense

How many football players on defense?


How many people watched the football at Bradford city football club in 1985?


How many people are on offense and defense in the game of football?

On the field of play during a game there are 11 players on both offense and defense. On a team, where the active roster consists of 45 players, there is usually a breakdown of 21 or 22 players on both offense and defense. Two of the 45 players on the active roster are kickers (punter and placekicker) so that leaves 43 players to breakdown between offense and defense.

Does defense or offense win a football game?

offense wins battles, defense wins games

Can the defense advance a fumble in college football?

Yes. There was a rule in college football where the defense could not advance the ball after recovering a fumble but it was abolished in 1992.

What has the author John M Thomson written?

John M. Thomson has written: 'Football defense of the future' -- subject(s): Coaching, Defense, Football

How is a football team compared to a football team?

By position, offense vs defense, coaching, etc.

What does the mildfielder does at football?

There is no midfielder in football. You may be speaking of a middle linebacker, which is the player who is the leader of the defense

Study guides

Create a Study Guide