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.
For the strength and conditioning coach, champions aren’t decided in the winter. This group of process-focused and effort-driven coaches win championships in the hot summer months of hard work and dedication that go largely unnoticed by the outside world.
The “Get The Ball Drill” can be done as a one-on-one, two-on-one, three-on-two or two-on-two drill. In theory, you are only limited by imagination. Safety needs to be a priority.
Coaches play an instrumental role in the prevention of heat illness. Although there are some factors that are out of the coach’s control in terms of prevention of heat illness, there are 11 important actions that can be addressed.
Snake (from Okie Mug alignments) is an overloaded strong-side zone dog that includes Nickel and Strong-Safety blitz from the strongside.
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College football’s top community service honor awards student-athletes for their outstanding community service achievements and commitment to giving back.