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,...
Marrying Inside and Outside Zone Schemes
By Chris Fisk, Offensive Line Coach, Southern Oregon University
Chris Fisk, the offensive line coach at the University of Southern Oregon, details how he uses a man count system (the same used at Oregon) to block his inside zone scheme.
Offensive Explosiveness with the R4 System
By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs
Check out our in depth interview with NFA Coach and Jenks OC Dub Maddox. Find out how their R4 system is impacting programs across the country.
By Mike Kuchar
Senior Research Manager
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Defending the Option with the 4-2-5
By Chris Kappelmeier, Defensive Coordinator, Sparta High School (NJ)
Discover how a State Championship program from New Jersey has been able to shut down option offenses by following a few simple, but important rules.
By Chris Kappelmeier
Sparta High School (NJ)
Effective Off-Season Player Meetings
By X&O Labs Staff
Why do a small group of high school football programs win multiple championships year after year? Our research staff at X&O Labs found the answer. They’ve discovered programs that win more local and state championships do things...