To effectively defend the double slot option run attack you have to develop a system to control the fullback & quarterback run games.
The big back is a tough, physical football player who has an unorthodox body type for a primary ball carrier who must run vertically without hesitation.
If taught effectively and executed well, stretch can be a consistent piece of moving the ball each week and give you a go-to play all in times of need.
When teaching pass rush, you need to teach the concept before you teach specific moves or techniques. Pass rush is a fluid act that takes time to master.
All coaches must build a foundation with their players in which they are able to implement ideas such as the 8 Great Working Habits Every Player Needs.
Your number one objective defensively is to stop the run, but you must play assignment sound and disciplined football when defending the zone read.
There are too many variations of offenses today. Whatever you run, the object is to score points. Simplicty in your vertical passing game is the key.
From FBS all the way to High School, there are times when you are limited in your schemes based on your personnel. Provide your players with a toolbox of schemes, including quarters coverage, they can use to put themselves in the best position possible based upon their skills and the skills of their opponent.
As offenses have evolved to using more 3 and 4 WR formations over the last several years, the fullback position has been declared nearly extinct. Today, in order to run plays that require a fullback, you may need to combine the tight end and fullback positions into one.
Manchester Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach, Vince Cashdollar, breaks down his recipe for success when it comes to teaching his offensive linemen pass protection footwork.
Special teams at Fordham are emphasized both on and off the field. Shane Fogarty dives into the Fordham Punt Return circuit, and the individual and group drills they use for the development of fundamentals.
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