Even though we all like to X&O, I find the biggest challenge is building men into a team where they truly care for each other.
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.
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.
Consistency and frequency can take what was once an overlooked idea and turn it into something people can’t help but notice. Your brand is no different than a ball of foil.
There are four words that come to mind when I think about great linebackers: eyes, feet, hands and finish. These four words should be emphasized every day in practice. Part four of this series focuses on the finish.
If your goal is to be the most-talked-about team in your conference, what strategies are you putting in place to reach that target? If your goal is to be recognized as the blue-collar brand of the Pacific Northwest, what strategies are you implementing to substantiate that claim?
Whether you cultivate it or not, your program has a brand. By actively shaping and reinforcing your brand, you can set your program ahead of others when recruits are making choices.