LB Rules and Fits in a 3-High Safety Defense
By Ryan Desrochers, LB Coach, Liberty High School (AZ)
One of the first questions that are often asked when running the 3-High Safety defense is "how do you stop the run with only 4 in the box?" It all starts...
“Rub” RPOs to Defeat Man Coverage
By Rich Holzer, Head Football Coach, Mount Saint Joseph High School (MD)
Use this concept to counteract teams who try to play 1-high to stop the RPO or 2-high man to negate your vertical pass game.
By Rich Holzer Head...
Defending Hot Reads and RPOs from a Cover 2 Structure
By Mike Harrison (Athletic Director/Head Football Coach) and Roy Salas (Assistant Athletic Director/Secondary Coach), Holy Cross High School (TX)
At Holy Cross, they believe in a gap control odd front with a cover 2 shell as their base defense. This...
The Complete Unbalanced Run/PAP Menu
By David Buchanan, Head Coach, Mercer County Senior High School (KY)
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Unbalanced lines have been...
Inside Out Read Methodology for the Curl Concept
By Eric Treske, Head Coach, Wisconsin Lutheran College
While offensive coordinators have used a wide variety of concepts to attack intermediate areas (drive, shallow cross, mesh variations), one coaching staff has found using variations of the curl has resulted in...
Varied Screens Through Simple Offensive Line Rules
By Matthew T. LemMon, Head Football Coach, Tamalpais High School (CA)
The idea behind this is to limit the amount of teaching to our Offensive Line and limit the input they must process before running their tracks. The concept tries...
Combination Coverage in 5-man Pressures
By Grant Caserta, Defensive Coordinator/LBs Coach, Illinois Wesleyan University
5-man pressures have become the go-to blitz of choice for us here at Illinois Wesleyan. Not only do they carry less risk than 6 or 7-man pressures, but they also offer...
Altering Sprint Draw Blocking vs. Multiple Fronts
By David Porras Jr., Offensive Coordinator, Roma High School (TX)
If your offense runs sprint out passing plays, installing a sprint draw to your offense will help you keep defenses honest. Our sprint out passing plays are very important to...
“Sugar” Huddle Directives and Communication Process
By Cameron Cox, Offensive Coordinator, Refugio High School (TX)
The process of designing and implementing the sugar huddle into your offensive scheme takes patience and commitment, but for us at Refugio High School, it was a grand slam.
By Cameron Cox...
Handling "A-gap" Pressure in the Gap Scheme Run Game
By Doug Taracuk, Offensive Line Coach, Capital University (OH)
In this exclusive clinic report, Coach Taracuk details the blocking adjustments he uses to handle the various combinations of A gap pressures from multiple fronts. Read report.
By Doug Taracuk Offensive...