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Baer Bits - Boise State

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SEATTLE - Washington Defensive Coordinator Kent Baer had to grab a pad and pen to keep track when breaking down film of Boise State's offense. In any normal three-game breakdown on tape, Baer anticipates he'll see roughly 10-12 different formation looks on first downs. Watching the Broncos play, he thought he saw around 20. Then he started counting.

I'm not sure if he stopped counting at 35. I think he did. "They probably do more than any team I've seen since I've been here," Baer told Dawgman.com Thursday. "I'm serious. They try to formation you and get you in a bad position. If someone doesn't get aligned correctly and not reading the key and get you out of a gap - that's how they create big plays. Same thing with the passing game...

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