Coaching with character means it’s not about what you do when the boss is looking; it’s about what you do when he’s not looking.
Individual drills are important to linebackers. The basic fundamentals that I want to work every day are 1) footwork, 2) blow delivery and 3) tackling.
Our offensive line is focused, because our linemen know what is expected. These six maxims of offensive line play guide our unit to be the best they can.
You have probably heard about the importance of building an “aerobic base.” Maybe you think that means just doing long, slow distance (LSD) training.
Any winning football program begins with setting goals at the beginning of the season. Michigan State University head coach Mark Dantonio, his staff and his players set a clear vision for the program at the beginning of the year.
In this extensive look back, former Notre Dame head coach Ara Parseghian reflects on the Fighting Irish of 1973 and looks at his upcoming season.
To be successful in run defense, players must replicate technique and position fundamentals thousands of times to perfect various techniques against different run schemes.
The problem with upgrades to facilities is two-fold. Most big-ticket items fall outside the purview of a school’s normal athletic budget, and most schools rely upon the football program to spearhead the fundraising efforts to finance these projects.
For the following four speed drills, coaches should organize their athletes into three different groups: skilled players, big skilled players and big men.
Former AFCA president Lee Owens – head coach of Ashland University in Ohio – wants to see football coaches coaching for the right reasons and guiding student-athletes to brighter futures.
Toughness is hard to define. You can’t find toughness within an athletes physiological makeup, and you won’t see any toughness reps on a lift card. It’s an intangible quality, an attitude, and it’s developed by stressing those things which are critical to its growth over a long period of time.
With lessons learned from legendary coaching mentors and guided by a perspective forged through life-altering personal tragedy, Bob Burt has served the game as a top high school and college coach for more than 50 years.