Mixing Coverage and Pressure to Defend Empty
By Laban DeLay, Head Coach and Billy Skinner, Safeties Coach, Arlington Lamar High School (TX)
In years past, offenses would align in empty formations for two main reasons: to accentuate the talents of an athletic quarterback or to pick apart defenses...
The FSL Package: Boundary Concepts From 3x1 Formations
By Patrick Murphy, Head Football Coach, Saint Anselm College
The entire premise of the St. Anselm College (NH) offense is a No Huddle, multiple defender read operation, which is why the Hawks use a F.S.L. (formation to sideline) package. The...
Adapting the Shuffle Reach on the Backside of Zone and Gap Runs
By Mike Kuchar, Co-Founder/Senior Research Manager X&O Labs, OL Coach/Run Game Coordinator, Rahway High School (NJ)
For most young players, a shuffle technique is a common movement. It’s something even non-basketball players have done before.
By Mike Kuchar Co-Founder/Senior Research...
Screen Drill: 80 Reps in 10-Minutes
By Shawn Liotta Offensive Coordinator Clairton High School (PA)
Clairton High School (PA) sat atop the national high school scoring list last season, totaling 958 points (59.8 ppg) on its way to a 15-1 record. While the Bears utilize Fast, Slow,...
Using Catch Man in the Red Zone
By Darren Garrigan, Defensive Backs Coach, East Central University
Discover how Coach Garrigan has freed up his corners to play more aggressively downhill in the red zone by backing them off into a press man technique resulting in better success against...
Multiple Pressure Concepts from Double A Gap Front
By Adam Gaylor, Defensive Coordinator, Jenks High School (OK)
The Double A Gap (or Mug) front is a favorite on third and long situation because it gives the offense the illusion of max pressure yet gives the defense the flexibility...
Game Planning RPO Packages from Quads Formations
By George Karafantis and Chris Taylor, Assistant Coach and Offensive Coordinator, Saint Anthony’s High School (NY)
RPOs and RPCs provide the offense with more weapons in their arsenal. But in order to truly succeed in the Quads package out of...
Installing the Choice Package in the Pass Game
By Jim Glover, Offensive Coordinator, Centennial High School (TN)
In the Run and Shoot one of the first things we try to establish is the threat of the QB rolling and throwing to the field. At the high school level,...
5 Ways to Beat Quarters Coverage
By Brian Casey, Head Coach, Aurora Central Catholic High School (IL)
Find out how you can attack the increasingly common Quarters Coverage with these varied schemes...
By Brian CaseyHead CoachAurora Central Catholic High School (IL)Twitter: @ACCHSFootball
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