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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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Emotional and Mental Health as a Football Coach

Posted: November 26, 2018 at 5:15 pm   /   Uncategorized

Have you ever been exhausted with the feeling of whew? It seems that you are stressed out, need a break from the normal day to day? The thought crosses your mind how buried you are, and you are in need of time? A former business owner I worked for once told me to guard and […]

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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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How to know your Opponent: The Secret to Game Planning

Posted: May 20, 2018 at 4:55 pm   /   Uncategorized

HUDL has been a game changer in the world of high school football. Anyone who can remember going and trading VHS or DVD early on a Saturday morning knows exactly what I mean. The default reports that we all can use, are miles ahead of entering the info into a spreadsheet and running queries. We […]

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Does Your Offense have the Runs?

Posted: May 7, 2018 at 8:44 am   /   Uncategorized

Where does offensive football go from here? For the past decade we have seen some amazing offensive schemes come across our television sets. The talk of the decade has been tempo, and # of plays, and placing second the schemes and position drills. Coaches get anxious about changes that need to be made, and automatically […]

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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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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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Air Raid Offense Run Production:Most People think their Just a 7on7 Team

Posted: March 10, 2014 at 3:14 pm   /   Uncategorized

In 2015, the number 4 ranked team in the state visited our home field. They were a extremely well coached team, with a strong tradition of winning. We were a severe underdog, and looking to find our niche in this offense. We ended the night with 30 carries for 189 yards, and 11/25 passing for […]

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Why being on a great staff can be more valuable and rewarding.

Posted: March 10, 2014 at 3:09 pm   /   Uncategorized

Previously posted for The aspirations of every coach starting out, is to have their own program. As well as it should be, many overlook the value of being on a great staff. Those of us who have been been coaches for some time can really appreciate this. We have seen how great staffs produce a […]

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