The days of offensive huddles, fullbacks, and snaps from under center are nearly a thing of the past. Even with Alabama football, it’s a day and age where quarterbacks take the snap from the shotgun and deliver a pass before the defense has had barely enough time to get off their stance. The game is far faster than it was even five or ten years ago.
The hurry-up offense is becoming the norm. Even old-school coaches like Saban are having to embrace the change to keep up with the pace of the game. Defenses struggle to keep up with these fast-paced offenses becoming gassed by the end of the game.