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Options for the Vertical Threat in the 8 (Corner Concept)

Posted: March 13, 2020 at 8:18 am   /   Uncategorized

The 8 Concept in the Air Raid is one of the best Red Zone plays in the book. It can be ran by either the H or Y receiver. It is in someways the “cousin” of 618 (H/Y stick), and a staple play for those that commit to the offense. Inside our Open Grass 6 […]

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The Run and Shoot

Posted: December 11, 2018 at 8:22 pm   /   Uncategorized

This offense has been a topic of conversation for a long time now. I grew up watching nearly every offense in the NFL run this system. The numbers were staggering and quarterbacks we launching deep bombs down the field to trio’s of receivers. It was fun football, and I grew to love watching Sunday games […]

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After All, It Is Just a Game (and it really is)

Posted: August 30, 2018 at 6:37 pm   /   Uncategorized

The faithful coaches are readily awaiting the start of the new season. The hot, humid August days lead up to the grass being illuminated for the 7 o’clock kickoff. New goals, names, and opponents are staring at us daily, and the grind is in full press. The grass is mowed, field painted,  and pads in […]

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Mission Statement: Step Away From the Field

Posted: May 29, 2018 at 6:21 pm   /   Uncategorized

Why did I create this blog? If you have read any of my articles, then you know that I have talked extensively about football. I have covered topics from a scientific sense, a coaching background, and installation/breakdown. I have never explained why I do this website until now. I remember as a young coach sitting at […]

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RPO: Simplicity and Philosophy

Posted: April 25, 2018 at 9:02 am   /   Uncategorized

There are many great and outstanding resources out there concerning the Run Pass Option available to coaches. I am not expert on this subject, and if you are looking for 1001 ways to run an RPO then I will gladly tell you to back out of this article right now. I want to take a […]

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You Wanna Know Why?………

Posted: March 16, 2018 at 8:43 pm   /   Uncategorized

I have spent the last couple of months speaking with coaches all across the nation. Some outstanding men, with great programs lending knowledge to one another. Their interest is in the Open Grass Reads concept inside the E.A.R.O.  They wanna know Why? As many of us do, we spend the whole off season chasing answers, […]

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Does Your Offense Need A Diet: Finding a Precise Offense

Posted: March 12, 2018 at 6:58 pm   /   Uncategorized

Every year for my anniversary present, my wife pays for a subscription to ESPN Gameplan. I like to watch teams from all over the states, and even the smaller colleges, where I believe the most innovative football is being played. I love to watch small college football, or non-power conferences. These coordinators are motivated and […]

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How is your Offensive Lines Vertical? Vertical Pass Drops

Posted: February 27, 2018 at 6:04 pm   /   Uncategorized

Posted previously for Offensive Line is the root of all offenses. If you do not have a solid front, no matter what your scheme is it does not work. Protection is another hot topic in table talks across the country, whether to slide, vertical etc. In this article, I will dive into the vertical pass […]

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Wide Line Splits meet Math and Physics…(and why you should use them)

Posted: February 25, 2018 at 2:26 pm   /   Uncategorized

Previously posted for I have always been intrigued with Coach Woody Hayes. Although he is most remembered by an incident in a game, everyone said he was a tremendous teacher. I read once that he did a study on the geometry of the force created by the down block, in order to prove his logic. […]

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The Purest Source of Competitive Advantage

Posted: March 10, 2014 at 10:59 pm   /   Uncategorized

I know that clinic season is upon us, and many coaches are pounding the roads searching for inspiring ideas to implement this off season. We coach in a sport that has finally reached the level of novelty idealogy as the rest of the business world. As we look around there are as many “self-help” books/technology […]

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