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Manny Diaz | Center

Team: Miami (FL) Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (42) / 3/13/1974

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As Miami transitions to incoming DC Manny Diaz's 4-3 scheme, Diaz says his players will play more aggressively and physically.
Diaz is talking about the little things like setting a hard edge, pursuing the ball until the whistle and taking intelligent angles. He has some help in the chalk room, namely from former Missouri assistant Craig Kuligowski, who oversaw a spate of stud defensive linemen with the Tigers. Last year, Mizzou ranked No. 2 in the FBS with 106 tackles for loss, while Miami had a mere 66. "[The players] instantly bought in because they see this defense is about defensive linemen making plays," Diaz said. [They] know his track record, so he had instant credibility when he walked in and then he said, ‘Hey, by the way, we’re playing a scheme where instead of you worrying about tying up blocks or standing on the line of scrimmage, we’re going to eat in the backfield.’" May 26 - 7:54 PM
Source: ESPN.com

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