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Still, the 3-3-5 can be effective when it’s clicking, a novel approach that’s tough to prepare for and keeps the opposition off-balance.

In an era when offenses have had the upper hand, anything that keeps teams guessing is worth trying.

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AP Sports Writer Gary Graves in Louisville, Ky., and freelancer Benjamin Worgull in Madison, Wisc., contributed to this story.