Consistency in Quarterback Play
© June, 2008
by Craig Smith Assistant Coach, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
The spread offense has continued to grow and the adaptation of a running quarterback has become the overwhelming trend at every level. Some programs have the athlete that can run well, but he does not have a great arm. Others are just the opposite, having a strong-armed quarterback that is not very mobile. While many at the high school level have flashes of both, they lack the consistency.
Over the past six years I have had the opportunity to coach multiple types of quarterbacks. That includes a 6�-11� gunslinger to a 6' running back that we had to turn into our QB. Both have set state records, the taller for passing in a game and the latter for all-purpose yards in a game. They both had one thing in common: they were consistent in their footwork.
The question that you have to ask yourself at any level is what type of quarterback do I have, running or passing? After that question is answered yo ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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