The Jet Sweep is one of the most devastating plays used in the spread offense to keep defenses off-balance and on their heels. Before long, most defenses are forced to make adjustments in their defensive fronts in an effort to stop this play. This article provides excellent “counters to the counters” and shows highly effective plays you can automatically switch to when defenses make adjustments within a 4-4 or 5-3 defensive scheme.
The Stupid Sweep is a wild, unbalanced set that confounds core defensive strategy with its abundant overloads and uncharacteristic philosophy. With diagrams and photos that show how The Stupid Sweep attacks various defenses, you’ll also see effective counters and run-pass options that allow you to easily add this unconventional play to your own offense.
Leading up to summer camp, the quarterback must pass the ball at least 250 times each day. Every pass has a purpose. Just as an archer aims precisely for the bulls-eye and not just the target, each time the quarterback passes the ball, he has a bulls-eye in mind.
The goal of every pass blocker is to strive to trust their technique. As long as they are sound in their fundamentals and technique, it should not matter what the defender does.
Wilson Sporting Goods has unveiled their new Wilson X Connected Football, an affordable way to track key quarterback metrics. Making use of bluetooth and smart phone technologies, the Wilson X Connected Football detects velocity, distance, spiral efficiency, spin rate and whether a pass was caught or dropped.
All quarterbacks want to pass the ball. A quarterback’s success as a passer depends a great deal on the amount of time that he devotes to learning the proper mechanics for throwing the ball. One of the most important ways for the quarterback to grow is to master the throwing techniques.
First, let’s talk about the offensive line alignment. All zone plays that I know of are blocked by the zone or area principle. The line is blocking an area and not a specific man. That is about as simple as it gets. At the point of attack, two players are blocking a down lineman, with one coming off on a linebacker. This combo block in most cases with the inside zone happens with the one, two or three defensive technique.
In the two-point stance, or up stance, stand with both feet on the ground and your hands resting on your thighs. In the three-point stance, or down stance, you put your right or left hand on the ground, similar to an offensive lineman.
Stressing the importance of a balanced life, Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo teaches Midshipmen football players to navigate the murky waters of a heavy workload, military commitments & on-field size disadvantages – and still win games at a record pace.
Ball security is among the most important aspects of offensive football, regardless of what style of offense you run or what level of football you compete at. There is a strong correlation between turnover margin and wins in college football. That’s why ball security is a major emphasis at TCU.
Time-tested Midline Option plays such as “tuck” are usually rendered ineffective against 4-man defensive fronts, especially those with a stout 3-technique. In this article, however, you’ll learn how to effectively and successfully use Midline Triple-Option against 4-3 Defenses – complete with coaching tips, key notes, player responsibilities and detailed diagrams.
Offensive coaches are always looking for new ways to gain an edge over their opponents. To avoid becoming stagnant and predictable, the natural tendency of most coaches pushes them toward making changes. This article provides insight on “Lessons Learned” to avoid the pitfalls and traps of changing too much all at once.