Follow Us on Twitter       

POINT-COUNTERPOINT Strategies for the Onside Kick

Back  |  Printer Friendly

© June, 2014

by GS Editorial Staff

Kevin Kelley
Pulaski Academy (AR)
Head Coach
- Team never punts
- Frequently uses the onside kick
- 3 state championships

Jim Schroeder
Benedictine University
Defensive Coordinator
- Team ranked 11th nationally in total defense, 2012
- Coached at Davidson, Columbia, and Valparaiso

What is your offensive philosophy and strategy for the onside kick?
Kelley: My philosophy is multidimensional when it comes to the onside kick.  1) Although not viewed on the stat sheet as a turnover, it is just that.  And in any level of football, the number one determining factor in who wins or loses games  are turnovers.  The onside kick gives the chance to instantly create a turnover.  2) We like to increase the number of possessions in a game ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
Subscribe today!

   User Name    Password 
Password Help
Current Subscriber first time here? Click Here to set up your password.
Subscribe now and get Gridiron Strategies Digital magazine PLUS get INSTANT unlimited access to over 10 years of back issues including over 1000 articles and 3000 diagrams ONLY available at Subscribe Now

Subscribe online or call 800-537-4271 and get your password today!

Home |  Magazine |  Back Issues |  Shopping |  Subscribe |  Contact

Girdiron Strategies
PO Box 14041
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
p. 561-355-5068

Copyright 2022, Gridiron Strategies
a division of
AFM Media, LLC.
All Rights Reserved.