Coach Boyd featured in American Football Monthly
NEW CONCORD, OHIO - Muskingum College defensive coordinator Shap Boyd is featured in the September issue of American Football Monthly. Boyd authored the article
Muskingum College: Effective Cover 2 Defense. The article discusses and breaks down Cover 2 or a 2 deep zone coverage with five underneath. [Muskingum College: Effective Cover 2 Defense article]
Boyd arrived in New Concord from Washington University in St. Louis where he was defensive coordinator from 2004-06. Under his guidance last season, the Bears' defense ranked third in NCAA Division III in total defense and 10th in rushing defense. Furthermore, both of his defensive squads in 2004 and 2005 were among the best in the nation in total defense. Under his tutelage, three Bears garnered All-American accolades, including Drew Wethington who last year led the country in tackles for loss.
Prior to his success at Washington University, Boyd spent five seasons at Jacksonville University, a Division I-AA non-scholarship program in Jacksonville, Fla. He served as the defensive coordinator and associate head coach while at Jacksonville where he helped lead the Dolphins to the Southern Division Championship of the Pioneer Football League.
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