Players can accomplish so much more than they believe they can. Pushing players, even through pursuit drills, unlocks their potential.
Linebacker success derives from buying into philosophy, turning fundamentals into habits, and developing as individuals on and off the field.
Not every move will work for every player, but everything else leading up to the initial move and after the move is what makes a great pass rush.
As a linebacker, there are skills that must be developed including stance, starts, movement, tackling, but most importantly, block destruction.
University of Buffalo defensive coordinator Lou Tepper shares the four traits of linebacker leaders that create an impact on defense.