The 3-4 defense allows us to be in multiple looks at any given time and still be gap sound. This article shows you the basics of the defense, as well as the personnel traits we look for by position, some of the terminology that has made it easier to teach and diagrams covering the basics.
Football programs are employing the mesh concept at all levels of the game and can succeed using it versus man or zone coverage. What makes mesh-sit different is the introduction of a third receiver around the mesh point.
On this episode of Inside the Headset, we are joined by Matt Jones, run-game coordinator and offensive line coach for Texas Southern University, to discuss zone run scheme, his #LinemanLunch page, and of course, food.
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.
scoutSMART has developed a recruiting database of over 60,000 of the best players in the country in order to help coaches find players who are perfectly suited for their program. Their unique approach combines three key dimensions which are critical to a recruit’s success.
The power read is nothing new in the game of football, and neither is the use of the shovel pass. However, the power read with a shovel option does seem to be experiencing an uptick in its popularity, especially as NFL teams are implementing it on the game’s biggest stage.
Coaches at every level of the game rely on their wireless communication system to keep their players and staff on the same page and focused on one common goal – winning. CoachComm’s new X-System for high schools and small colleges is delivering the same standard of excellence trusted by FBS and FCS coaches across the country.
On this episode of Inside the Headset, we are joined by James Vint, offensive line coach for Lubbock Estacado HS (Texas), to discuss RPOs, coaching clinics, and building mental toughness in players.
The spread offense has evolved into a number of different variations that require simple, sound principles defensively. These defensive principles must have built-in adjustments that counter great players, protect defensive liabilities, and have answers for offensive adjustments.
Sometimes the difference maker is not a new offensive wrinkle or 3-3-5 blitz; sometimes it lies in the hearts of those you coach and the concept of family.
We know building relationships is the key to reaching our athletes and making an impact on their lives. That’s why we spend time every day talking to our guys about meaningful issues that will help them develop into productive young men. Here are a few of the ways that we build relationships at Grapevine (Texas) High School.
SCISSORS – Gun Wing Right is a great shot play. It creates a situation in which the Z and H overlap, forcing the defense to choose which receivers get covered on the fly. Check out these X’s & O’s.