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Stunt Up A ‘Storm’ To Stuff Offenses No Matter The Situation

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© June, 2007

by Kenny Ratledge
Assistant Football Coach, Sevier County High School, Sevierville, Tenn.

STUNTING IS A successful way to confuse the offense. While many coaches preach a certain way or type of stunt in specific situations, we have developed a successful stunt, called the Storm, to be used no matter what kind of offense or what situation we are facing.

The Storm requires your defensive linemen to fight hard through the initial blocks of the offensive line. It also requires solid communication among all players but especially the Bandit (outside linebacker) with the strong safety and the Will (outside linebacker) with the free safety. If these two sets of players don’t communicate who is taking the tailback in a pitch or force situation, your team is going to get burned.

Timing also is critical in the Storm, which is evident when facing a variety of offensive formations.
Offensive formation, field position, down and distance don’ ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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