This week on Inside the Headset, we are featuring Jameson Croall, the Head Coach at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Coach Croall explains the unique opportunity coaching at a service academy, his coaching path, and some key takeaways from his involvement with the AFCA. Coach Croall was recently named USMMA Football’s head coach in August 2022. This will be his 11th year with the program, first as HC. The previous 10 years Coach Croall served as the Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach. A 2009 graduate of Springfield College, Croall played for four years as an offensive lineman for the Pride while earning his bachelor’s degree in physical education. He graduated with his master’s degree from Springfield in 2020. …
This week on Inside the Headset, we are featuring Coastal Carolina’s Co-Offensive Coordinator and Running Backs Coach, Newland Isaac.
Virginia Military Institute head coach Scott Wachenheim led his program to its first FCS ranking and its first appearance in the FCS playoffs, two of many accomplishments for the Keydets during the spring 2021 season.
At Temple, we base our offensive identity around establishing the run game, whether through the running back, quarterback or wide receiver.
This X’s & O’s diagram from Just Play is a basic Smash with a Y Search Route. The Y pivots off his defender to open space.
This Pitch Crack play is a great perimeter run allowing you to create a seam to the third level. This is a one-cut play for the running back. He has to find the seam, stick his foot in the ground and get up-field.
This Run/Pass Option (RPO) is a read play based off the power blocking scheme. The quarterback reads the end man on the line of scrimmage (EMOL). If the defensive end is up-field, the quarterback pulls the ball and runs a power track. The real magic happens by pairing the play with Y Pop or other RPOs.
Two things that must be determined when building any offense: What do my players do best, and what do we need to do to win our league?
The Drive Concept attempts to flood the middle of the defensive zone by pitting three offensive players against two linebackers in the box.
When the time comes to take a shot, this Play Action Post/Cross Country concept gives the quarterback a simple, natural route progression.
Sometimes, you just need a few yards, and this really simple Naked Speed Out play-action concept meets the standard.
RPO transition blocking requires changing from a pass-catching threat to an active open-field perimeter blocker. Here’s how to teach it.