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Detachment Screens [ARTICLE]

by Nike 2016 Coach of the Year Clinic Notes on

We call our screens "Detachment Screens". We do not want our offensive linemen downfield. I know at Arizona, they teach their offensive linemen to contact the defender and drive him back, however, if they feel he is doing...... Continue

10 Off-Season Drills and Tips for Quarterbacks [ARTICLE]

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When you think of quarterback drills or an off-season program, you probably think about throwing the football and lifting weights. Although these are two things a QB must do to get better, there are other areas of focus that some QB's don't even...... Continue

Plan a Better Off-Season Football Workout [ARTICLE]

by Joe Giandonato on

The start of off-season conditioning is an important time for football players. This is when they can really commit to curing last season's weaknesses with time in the weight room...... Continue

2 Essential Workout Tips for Offensive Linemen [ARTICLE]

by G.R. Hoff on

Offensive linemen often get overlooked during off-season weight training. The big guys up front either get stuck training with the skill position players (who have totally different needs and goals), or, worse...... Continue

Pass Protection Drills [ARTICLE]

by Rick Trickett on

The shuffle mirror is also known as mirror dodge or chase the rabbit. Two cones are needed. Set the cones 6 or 7 yards apart. Draw a chalk line or use a yard line out on the football field. The offensive lineman can crowd the line but must never...... Continue

Insights of the No-Huddle Shotgun Scheme [ARTICLE]

by Rich Rodriguez on

I sat in the back earlier listening to the lecture by Chip Kelly. You can see why they are successful. They have a plan, they have players, and they do a good job with their program. Most of the things I am going to talk about today are going...... Continue

The Jet Sweeps and Screens [ARTICLE]

by Doug Pearson on

I am going to talk to you about attacking the perimeter. The play that plays a big part in that is the jet sweep. It has been a good play for us. We ran the play years ago, but we were not very good at it. We changed the blocking scheme slightly ...... Continue

The Complete Off-Season Football Workout [ARTICLE]

by Andy Haley on

The winter months give football players valuable time to commit to a full off-season football workout program. Take advantage of your extra time this winter to get better at your position and get noticed by coaches next year...... Continue

Motivation and a FUNdamental Offense [ARTICLE]

by Nike Coach of the Year on

An assistant coach with us once said, If you could go to a clinic and learn one thing. it would be worth the trip." My buddy said. "There is one thing you are going to give them." I asked him what that was and he said, "hope." He said...... Continue

The Drive Series - It is critical for the QB to... [ARTICLE]

by American Football Monthly on

One of the pass series in our playbook that allows us flexibility and options vs. defenses is the Drive Series. The Drive encompasses concepts that can be successful against most coverages. The routes within the series also create some big play...... Continue