Special Teams Game Planning and Practice Preparation
By Bobby Ramsay, Head Football Coach, Mandarin High School (FL)
Planning, installation, teaching, efficiency. All of these are things that as coaches we must take into consideration on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. It is especially important that when...
Double Duty for the Double Screen (Drill)
By Ray Butler, Head Football Coach, Boston Latin School
With governing bodies reducing practice time, one coach found a unique way to combine both conditioning and his Double Screen. See what he did...
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Shotgun Wing T Reverse Package
By Ken Vigdal, Offensive Coordinator, Brookings High School (SD)
As a Wing T disciple, Ken Vigdal felt it necessary to open up his formations in order to maintain his interior run game against loaded run boxes. This transition led to...
In-Season Defensive Individual and Unit Goal Setting Objectives
By Jason Brown, Linebackers Coach, St. Charles Catholic High School (LA)
When we think of quality control we should think of how we are measuring our methodology--which is simply the way we are trying to implement our philosophy of defense.
4x1 Quads Bubble/Bubble Switch Concept
By Toriano J. Morgan, Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator/QB Coach, Virginia State University
Every offense should have a staple play that they can hang their hat on. The Virginia State offense has used the bubble screen as a key component of...
6 Onside Kick Progressions
By George Karafantis, Defensive Assistant, St. Anthony’s High School (NY)
While some coaches use one form of onside kick, George Karafantis at prep powerhouse St. Anthony’s High School (NY) cycles through six progressions of onside surprise. He details each of...
Drilling the Twitch, Hands and Hips in Pass Rush
By Mike Giancola, Defensive Line Coach, Bridgewater College (VA)
The most effective pass rush is the right combination of get-off, hand placement and hip angles. It is a progression that must be taught on a daily basis in order to...
Implementing a Defensive Takeaway Mentality
By Joe Castellitto, Inside Linebackers Coach, Utica College (NY)
The defensive staff at Utica College (NY) has designed a “winning plays” formula that factors in takeaways, third down wins, pass breakups, tackles for loss and big plays to equate for...
5 Components for Simulating Tempo in Practice
John Wagner, Run Game Coordinator/RBs Coach, Monsignor Bonner/Archbishop Prendie (PA)
Find out how Coach Wagner learned from experience to make is practices more purposeful and productive. Read more here...
John Wagner Run Game Coordinator/RBs Coach Monsignor Bonner/Archbishop Prendie (PA) Twitter: @JWags42
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Training the 6 F's in LB Read Progressions
By Tim Yourison, Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers, Hamline University (MN)
In order to play multiple structures, Aurora University (IL) defensive coordinator/linebacker coach Tim Yourison teaches a fit off the ball progression, rather than a single gap control progression, in his...
Four Run/Pass Play Checks for PAT Attempts
By Eric Struck, Special Teams Coordinator, Washington High School (SD)
Force the opposition to prepare for your extra point attempts by installing this 4 check system. Read more here...
By Eric Struck Special Teams Coordinator/WR Coach/JV Head Coach Washington High School (SD)...