Gap 8 youth football defenses are top, best and great for Goal Line stands. Gap 8 defenses are also great to use with mighty mite ages 5u, 6u, and 7u. Below are three of the most common Gap 8 Youth Football Defense Formations.
Gap 8 Youth Football Defenses
In the Gap 8 Defense there are 8 defensive lineman and 3 defensive backs. The goal of the 8 man defense is to stop a short yardage play most likely run up the gut of the Defense. This is not a great passing defense.
Gap 8-1 Defense
Gap 8-2 Defense
Do you use the Gap 8 Defensive packages or playbook? What do you like about the Gap 8 Defense? What youth football defense do you use? Do you use a 5-3 Defense? Let me know, I would love to hear your comments below.
For more on youth football defenses watch Coach Parker’s clinic on Youth Football Defenses.