11 Personnel Empty SRO Package
By Josh Barge, Assistant Coach, Red Mountain High School (AZ)
Rather than relying on downfield throws for its 11 personnel RPO package, Red Mountain High School (AZ) banks on higher conversion rates by pairing quick screens with QB runs. Check...
Defending Formations into the Boundary (FIB) from Two-High Structures
By Cody Alexander, Secondary Coach, Midlothian High School (TX)
This report demonstrates how Quarters, and primarily a two-high scheme gives the defense the best chance at combating FIB formations.
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Leveraging Weight Room Achievements to Grow Participation
By Brian Odland, Head Football Coach, Saint Peter High School (MN)
See how one program faced with the same challenges as most high schools, increased their player numbers by 55% by building an environment of inclusion.
By Brian Odland Head...
Adapting Single Wing Principles to Ignite Your Run Game
By Dan Woolley, Head Coach, Scott High School (KY)
There is a lot of talk now of how people are using Single Wing principles to enliven their run game. Whether it is the overloaded formations, wildcat groupings, or misdirection backfields, these...
Complete Installation: Odd Robber Defense
By Adam Hovorka with Rob Everett, Former Defensive Coordinator, Bridgewater College (VA)
What started out as a game plan adjustment against flex bone option offenses (the corners support helped on the perimeter) has morphed into an every down defense for...
Creating 10 Play Package From NASCAR Tempo
By Brandon Clay, Offensive Coordinator/OL Coach, Haltom High School (TX)
Want to play faster next season? Here’s how one coaching staff simplified the process by creating a 10 play package from NASCAR tempo. See it here.
By Brandon Clay Offensive...
The Off-Season Tipping Point - Rise of a Champion
By X&O Labs Research Team
How one coaching staff, who grew tired of early playoff exits, made an off-season change that played a crucial role in an undefeated state championship...
How one coaching staff, who grew tired of early playoff exits, made...
Bracket Coverage: A 2-High Answer for RPOs and Gun Runs
By Woody Blevins, Safeties Coach, University of Northern Colorado,
While some coaches have made the full transition to defending post-snap RPOs with man coverage, the defensive staff at Northern Colorado has bought into using bracket coverage structures to defend 10 and...
Unbalanced Line Surfaces to Boost Your Run Game
By Will Compton, Associate Head Coach, Conroe Oak Ridge High School (TX)
What happens when you put your best three linemen on one side? One coaching staff tried it and found out. Read their report...
By Will Compton Associate Head...
Evolvement of 20 Personnel “Key” RPO to Out-leverage Odd Defenses
By Ken Vigdal, Offensive Coordinator, Brookings High School (SD)
What used to be a post-snap RPO screen to the number two receiver has transitioned into getting a back out on the perimeter against a slower inside linebacker.
By Ken Vigdal...
Creating a Fake Punt Menu from Rugby Alignments
By Nick Smith and Clint Hodges, Defensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach, South Effingham High School (GA)
Are you heading into next season without a great option at punter? If so, check out what these coaches did that changed their special teams...
Defending the Triple Option with the “Monster” Package
By Steve Coburn, Head Coach & Defensive Coordinator, Wasatch High School (UT)
Fact: 74 percent of coaches will need to defend the Triple Option offense at least once this season. By now, some of you may have faced this scheme already,...