Tight End Blocking for the Run Game
© April, 2012
by David Boler Tight Ends Coach • University of Delaware
This past season I had the “luxury” of coaching a tandem of true freshmen at the tight end position in my second year of coaching the position. This was after losing our All-Conference senior tight end to a season-ending knee injury in week seven. My staff and I felt that it was a terrific challenge and opportunity for our tight ends to grow immediately in the middle of conference play. Moving forward, the emphasis all season was focusing on the fundamentals throughout the rigors of a tough Colonial Athletic Association schedule. I will focus on some of the basic fundamentals, striking targets and one-on-one blocks for the inside and perimeter run game.
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