Its kind of a funny question but it gets asked all the time. Is there truly a difference when a defensive coach says his team is running a 53 vs a 35 vs a 33 scheme? Some coaches believe that there is no difference at all and it is just semantics or the personal choice of the coach who chose what scheme for his team to run. And there is some truth to that. Sometimes it really is as simple as Coach X prefers the name 53 or whatever. Continue reading 533, 353 or 335?