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Gridiron Strategies Oct-Nov 2016  

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  • The Godfather of Offensive Line Coaches
  • POWER PLAY (GAP SCHEME)
  • Grizzlies Tackle Clinic – Head Smart and Head Safe
  • Pass Protection The Cone Drill
  • Moral Coaching: The Value of Preparation
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     X's & O's FROM THE VAULT


  • Goal-Line Outside Veer
  • Mark Grounds Head Football Coach, Jacksonville High School, Jacksonville, Ill.

    DIAGRAM: “Outside Veer.” Out of the double-tight flanker formation, we run this highly successful veer triple-option play. Everyone gap blocks to the inside on this play. If the DE runs upfield, the QB gives the ball to the FB. If the DE squeezes, the QB must pull the ball and be 2-on-1 with the TB against the CB. Teams must cover down on the offensive linemen, which gives the offense a soft fl

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    DrillsFEATURE ARTICLES

    Supplementing Your Running Game with Screen Concepts

    by Ray La Forte Offensive Coordinator • United States Coast Guard Academy

    The USCG comes into every game with six different screen plays with each one having multiple variations.

    As America’s smallest National Service Academy, our cadets are faced with many daily challenges. We have continued to adapt and adjust our football practices to meet the demanding cadet schedules and rigors. Along with academic schedules routinely set at 20 credits and shorter practices come many obstacles. One obstacle that we have normalized over our 16 seasons is our height and we ...more...





    DrillsOFFENSE

    POWER PLAY (GAP SCHEME)

    Chennis Berry Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach Southern University

    POWER PLAY (GAP SCHEME)


    By Chennis Berry, Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach

    Southern University


    When we ...more.


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    DrillsDEFENSE

    DEFENSIVE LINE FUNDAMENTALS

    Danny White Defensive Coordinator Madison Ridge Academy (MS)

    Fundamentals can be taught in three steps.

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    DrillsSPECIAL TEAMS

    PUNT PRESSURE

    Michael Cieri Special Teams Coordinator and D-Line Coach Montblair State College

    A Two-Tiered Circuit Drill Program That Fine Tunes the Development of Critical Punt Pressure Skills


    Once the introductory circuit has taught the players the essential techniques and the coaching staff has evaluated the skill level, tier two is utilized. These drills are more advanced and will concentrate on combining the k ...more.



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    DrillsSTRENGTH & CONDITIONING

    Using the Clean and Jerk as Your In-Season Workout

    Tim Tobin Assistant Coach and Strength and Conditioning Coach, Tusculum College

    The clean and jerk is the ideal in-season workout and designed to increase explosiveness.

    In our weight room, the clean and jerk is our lift during the season. It builds explosiveness and has shown to keep athletes healthy. The clean primarily works the hamstrings, lattisumus dorsi, biceps, and trapezius muscles. Players learn with this li ...more.




    DrillsDRILLS

    Pass Protection The Cone Drill

    Jim Hanifan former NFL Offensive Line Coach

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    The Hiram College Adjustment Passing Game (Part II)

      By Henry Stanford, Head Coach and Adam Moses, Co-Offensive Coordinator Now, we take that same trail concept and we adjust the formation to a 3 x 2 set. With implementing the trail concept into this new formation (Example 2), the concept is still fully intact from a landmark triangle pass game perspective for the …

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    The Hiram College Adjustment Passing Game (Part I)

    Skip to Part 2 By Henry Stanford, Head Football Coach and Adam Moses, Co-Offensive Coordinator Over the years, teams have implemented various styles of passing. Some programs believe quick-short passing games that challenge defenses horizontally. Other programs believe in challenging opponent?s vertically. The problem that would arise with some systems is when you call a …

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    Stealing Reps, Utilizing Quality Coaches, 21st Century Reality

    The following article was written by David Buchanan, a high school head coach for over 25 years and a frequent contributor to AFM. This excerpt is from his book, ?Black Shoes and White Shoestrings.? You can reach Coach Buchanan at his email ? David.buchanan@mercer.kyschools We had our first day of spring football today and it …

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    Blitzing the QB Run-Game with 2-High Safeties (Part II)

      By Patrick Moynahan, Linebackers Coach Kenyon College Spy Match Coverage As previously stated we encountered issues with covering vertical route combinations with traditional 3-Deep, 3-Under zone coverages. To counteract these problems, we now play variations of our read quarters coverage behind most of our zone pressures. We?ll tag these coverages with the term ?Spy …

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    Blitzing the QB Run-Game with 2-High Safeties (Part I)

    By Patrick Moynahan, Linebackers Coach Kenyon College At Kenyon College we try to counteract our light, but quick front seven going against larger offensive linemen by overload blitzing to the side of the back. Our favorite concept the past few seasons has been what we call ?Inferno? ? an overload blitz that begins with a …

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     Pass Protection

    The Cone Drill (offensive tackles)

      

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