Slide-Step Off Man Technique Teaching & Drill Work
By Steven Dudley, Defensive Backs Coach/Special Team Coordinator, Fort Hays State University (KS)
Like most DB coaches, Steven Dudley had previously relied on teaching the traditional back pedal in off man technique. But with Fort Hays State University transitioning to more...
Building Blocks of LB Block Destruction
By Jason Thier, Defensive Coordinator, University of Mary (ND)
When it comes to defensive football, there are base fundamentals that hold constant regardless of the era the game is being played in, the level at which it is being played, or...
SHSU’s Quick Game Tags off its Run Concepts
By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs
Find out how one of the most explosive offenses in the country is tagging the quick game in their run game.
By Mike KucharSenior Research ManagerX&O LabsTwitter: @MikekKuchar
The following research was conducted in part...
Stealing Points With 2-Point Play Organization
By Nate Stierhoff, Offensive Coordinator, Benjamin Logan High School (OH)
This unique approach to PAT could win you a game or two this fall. Read more here...
By Nate Stierhoff Offensive Coordinator Benjamin Logan High School (OH) Twitter: @QBTheClinc14
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10 Feet and Hands Drills for OL in Pass Pro
Anthony Vitale, Offensive Line Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Southwest Baptist University (MO)
In 2016, Southwest Baptist University improved from a 4 win 2015 season to a 10 – 2 record and a Top 25 ranking nationally. One of the major factors to help...
Using Exercise Balls to Teach Core Tackling Fundamentals
By Joey Mariani, Defensive , University of Redlands (CA)
Tackling has changed, and so have the drills used to teach and rep it on a daily basis. See how Coach Mariani trains his guys using exercise balls. Read the report.
Arkansas Tech University’s 9 RPOs from 20 Personnel
By Brent Dearmon, Offensive Coordinator, Arkansas Tech University
Having spent two seasons as an offensive analyst with Gus Malzahn at Auburn, Brent Dearmon is no stranger to the utilization of 20 personnel groupings and how defenses are aligning with six in...
Deuce Coverage to Defend RPO Concepts
By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs
Henderson State University finished third in the country among Division II schools with 29 interceptions and did so by teaching their secondary to read the eyes of the quarterback even in zone concepts...
Using a Dual Player Pre-Snap Check System
By Cameron Andersen, Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator, Gooding High School (ID)
The most difficult variable for an offensive coordinator to get the ball to his best playmaker is assessing how the defense will play him post-snap. But using a pre-snap audible system...
8 Rationales to Defend Jet Motion
By Jason Brown, Defensive Coordinator, Dutchtown High School (LA)
Jet motion is becoming more and more prevalent within offensive schemes today. This concept presents a multitude of problems that are not solved by the typical motion adjustments most defenses employ in...