6 In-Season Pursuit Drill Progressions
By Matt Sutjak, Defensive Coordinator, Millersville University (PA)
It’s a known fact that most explosive plays come not just from missed tackles but poor pursuit angles by defenders. It’s the reason why Millersville University (PA) defensive coordinator Matt Sutjak created...
Cornell’s Chaotic Pre-Practice: 10 Drills in 6 Minutes
By Roy Istvan, Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach, Cornell University (NY)
Coach Istvan breaks down how he combines a ballistic warm up with essential OL drills in pre-practice. Learn more here...
By Roy Istvan,Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach,Cornell University (NY)Twitter: @coachistvan
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Proven Protocols In Defensive Game Planning
By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs
We all know coaches watch film, but how do coaches, particularly successful ones, watch film? We surveyed high school defensive coaches that have won more than three-quarters of their games the last three...
3 Tactics to Defend the Screen Game
By John Kelling, Defensive Coordinator/Linebacker Coach, Frostburg State University (MD)
RPO, RPO, RPO. That is all us defensive coaches hear today. This report is about the different tactics we utilize at Frostburg State to defend the screen part of RPOs.
Explosive PAP's to Manipulate Two-High Safety Coverages
By Joel Przygodski, Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receiver Coach, Ann Arbor Pioneer High School (MI)
At Pioneer, we are a Pro-style offense that relies heavily on gap run schemes to control the clock and possess the ball. We protect our run schemes...
3 Ways to Grade Offensive Linemen
By Justin Iske, Offensive Line Coach, Fort Hays State University
Coach Iske outlines three different ways to ensure that grading is something that actually instructs your players and helps them grow through the season.
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Game Planning: Scripting to Play Fast
By Alan Stanfield Offensive Coordinator, Whitworth University (WA)
Discover how your practice planning can greatly increase the speed and efficiency at which your team is able to play.
By Alan StanfieldOffensive CoordinatorWhitworth University (WA)Twitter: @coachstanfield5
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In-Season Weekly Practice Planning
By Chad Stadem, Head Coach & Offensive Coordinator, Washington High School (SD)
Our vision is to play fast and practice fast. We do not believe in staying onto something too long. We keep moving.
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7 Def. Scouting Report Essentials
By Nick Hill, Safeties Coach, Santa Rosa Junior College
Fall camp may have not started yet, but now is the time to start formulating how to break down opponent’s offensives. Every defensive staff should have it’s protocol and Coach Hill shares...
6 Tips to Effective Scout Team Organization
Jim Dawson, Senior Consultant, Secondary, Trinity University (TX)
44 years of coaching football (15 high school and 29 in college) have taught this Texas coach more than a few things about how to run a good scout team. Find out more...
Press Man Defensive Back Technique
By Desmar Black
This article was the most popular defensive drill article of the past year. In it, Coach Black has outlined a great set of drills to help your corners prepare for both press and shuffle techniques off the line.