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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 of a quarters based scheme, he found...


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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 the scheme that is being implemented. Block...


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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.


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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...  


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Slide-Step Off Man Technique Teaching & Drill Work

2017-07-17 14:47:16

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

2017-07-17 14:20:56

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

2017-07-16 13:38:00

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 Introduction: The following research was conducted in part...

Stealing Points With 2-Point Play Organization

2017-07-15 13:47:00

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 Insiders Members: Login here to...

10 Feet and Hands Drills for OL in Pass Pro

2017-07-11 00:56:09

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

2017-07-10 15:33:12

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. By Joey...

Arkansas Tech University’s 9 RPOs from 20 Personnel

2017-07-10 13:26:00

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

2017-07-09 16:34:00

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

2017-07-02 19:58:00

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

2017-07-02 14:28:00

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...

Three-Level Sail Concept: New Trends Create a High-Low Stretch on the Flat Defender

2017-07-02 13:56:00

By Lee K. I. Boyd, Wide Receivers Coach, Saint Louis High School (HI) While the Sail has been ingrained in the run and shoot offensive system since the days of Mouse Davis, now this three-level flood concept is being tweaked to...

How Coaches Are Addressing the 4 Most Common Errors in Tackling

2017-07-02 13:14:00

By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs Let’s face it: regardless of what level you coach or what offense you’re defending, we all face the same issues in missed tackles. What we found is that many coaches are devising a...

 

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