The ability to get the football to a game breaker in open space is what every offensive coordinator wants to accomplish. A running back with the ball skills and route-running ability of a wide receiver presents great challenges for defenses.
These are the eight qualities we look for when recruiting the best high school running backs in the country for Auburn University.
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.
Running backs use several types of moves to escape a defender. These include jukes, spins, stiff arms and high steps. Here’s a look into proper technique with Tim Horton, running backs coach for Auburn University.
Whether you’re coaching a power back who muscles the ball across the goal line or an ankle-breaking open-field specialist making defenders miss, you’ll improve their game with this great new book by Tim Horton, running backs coach at Auburn University.
Football is one of the most physical sports in all of athletics. The complete running back must have the strength to take the physical contact that happens every play. Strength helps a running back prevent injury and play physically. Here are five tips for improving that strength.
Whether you’re running back is a power back who muscles the ball across the goal line or an ankle-breaking open-field specialist making defenders miss, footwork is fundamental to a strong game. Auburn University running backs coach Tim Horton explains how to get a great start with footwork.