Multiple One-Word Play Calls for Tempo Offense
By Heath Feldman, Wide Receiver Coach, Springboro High School (OH)
Because running tempo offenses can lead to running or throwing into bad looks, being able to call multiple plays while using a single code word is placed at a premium...
Daily LB Block Destruction Drill Progression
By Greg Patterson, Inside Linebackers Coach, Hueytown High School (AL)
The most essential thing we as coaches can do to help our players on the field is to give them the tools/techniques they need to be successful. Two of the...
2-Back Snag Vs. Two-High/One-High Coverage Structures
By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs
29% of coaches say that Snag is their most productive concept. Find out how they build it into their PA game here...
By Mike KucharSenior Research ManagerX&O LabsTwitter: @MikeKKuchar
The following research was conducted...
Affecting Run-Pass Options from the Odd Stack
By Nick West, Linebacker Coach, Parkview Baptist (LA)
The 3-3-5 can manipulate into a variety of fronts either by slanting, blitzing or aligning to confuse QBs and blocking schemes while still maintaining the simplicity of 4-2-5 reads. It’s a more calculated...
WR Eye Discipline and Catch Mechanics Drill Work
By Adam Griggs, Wide Receivers, MIT
While WR releases, stems, footwork and ball security drills are main components of receiver in-season individual periods, none of it can happen without the catch. In order to continue to keep his WR’s focused...
Stony Brook’s Drill Toolbox for Edge Rushers
By Rob Noel, Defensive Line Coach, Stony Brook University
With passing continuing to take over offensive strategy in the game of football, developing ways to pressure and impact the QB takes on a growing importance every day. While strategy and...
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
With more and...
IZ Leverage Drills for 1st/2nd Level Blocking
By Mike Fossum, Offensive Line Coach, Wisconsin Lutheran College
Like most small schools, D3 Wisconsin Lutheran College struggles with having consistently bigger offensive linemen. So they’ve adjusted their inside zone schemes to fit their spread offensive personnel by widening the...
In-Phase & Out of-Phase Technique Progressions for DBs
By Eliot Fields, Assistant Defensive Coordinator & Safeties Coach, Carroll University (WI)
Coaching DB's that are in phase is very different from coaching them on out to recover when they are out of phase. Coach Fields does a great job...
Troubleshooting Common Pass Protection Errors
By Justin Iske, Offensive Line Coach, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
It’s a known fact that many breakdowns in pass protection stem from technique rather than scheme. In his exclusive clinic report, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Offensive Line Coach Justin Iske details...
In-Season Strength & Conditioning Model
By Robert Hubbard, Jr., Safety Coach, Douglass High School (OK)
In season lifting is often an overlooked part of developing players for postseason and beyond. Coach Hubbard lays out how his squad trains systematically through the season.
By Robert Hubbard, Jr. Safety...
Planning for Red Zone Efficiency
By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs
What once was a game week task has shifted to an off-season endeavor. We researched some of the top programs in the country in red zone efficiency to find that many start planning...