Individual Post Season Evaluation Methods
By David Sedmak, Head Football Coach, Desert Mountain High School (AZ)
With the high school football season concluding in most areas of the country, coaches cannot lose the opportunity to provide valuable feedback and assessment to both returning and non-...
Situation: 5 Yard Line Going In… 1 Play to Win
By Sam Nichols, Managing Editor, X&O Labs
Few things define a play caller’s success more then how they call plays in crunch time. The best coaches know exactly what they want to do when they are in critical moments. This year...
5 Ways to Beat Quarters Coverage
By Brian Casey, Head Coach, Aurora Central Catholic High School (IL)
Find out how you can attack the increasingly common Quarters Coverage with these varied schemes...
By Brian CaseyHead CoachAurora Central Catholic High School (IL)Twitter: @ACCHSFootball
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Utica College Defensive Line Drill Catalog
By Ben McKaig, Defensive Line Coach, Utica College
The offseason is drill season. At Utica College, they place a heavy emphasis on using drills outside of the season to work on the little things that make winning defensive line play. In...
Basic Shield Punt Concept and Drill Work
By Gabriel Ostrander, Defensive Coordinator, Elmwood Park High School (IL)
If executing correctly, it can be the great equalizer for mismatched personnel. Opponents averaged 2.1 yards per return against it last season; 8 of which were for one yard or...
Packaging Plays for Post-Season Success
By Sam Nichols, X&O Labs
Broken Arrow's Offensive Coordinator, Jay Wilkinson, reveals how he adds new twists to his playbook for the playoffs without confusing his players.
By Sam Nichols
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Tracking and Applying a Takeaway Reward System for Post-Season
By Brian Mazzone, Head Coach, Stafford/Somers/East Windsor Co-Op (CT)
Create an environment on the practice field that is turnover hungry using these drills.
By Brian Mazzone Head Coach Stafford/Somers/East Windsor Co-op (CT) Twitter: @staffordbulldog
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F.A.S.T. System To Develop Offensive Ownership
Jarrett M. Laws, M.Ed., Head Football Coach, Salem High School (GA)
What happened when one coach gave his players ownership of the offense? More focus in practice, increased participation and 4A playoff berth. See what he did.
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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.
Emporia State’s In-Season Tackle Drill Catalog
By Nathan Linsey, Defensive Backs/Special Teams Coordinator, Emporia State University (KS)
Traditionally speaking, Emporia State football has been known more for its prolific offensive outputs than its defensive production. That was, until the defensive staff made an earnest effort in...
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...