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If you are an assistant coach and desire to be a head coach, when do you seek that first job?  What kind of things do you need to be doing to help you land that initial head position? It is important for younger coaches to understand how important it is to create a resume with solid work while buil ...
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This is a book that EVERY football coach should read.When Vince Lombardi passed away in September of 1970, he left behind a vault of leadership speeches, inspirational sayings and examples of how a football team should be operated.  Some of it was in print, some of it on film, and some through the ...
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To Vince Lombardi, the ultimate goal was to win, and in his eyes that meant the NFL championship.  In order to do that, you had to win big games. That included big games in the regular season, as well as the conference playoffs and the NFL Championship game.  His last two years that also included ...
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Last year ESPN analyst and former NFL player and coach Herman Edwards was on a panel discussing the future and the safety of football.  Having heard about all he could stand of the latest concerns, he went off on a very inspiring rant concerning the truth about football like only Herm could do. Thi ...
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Elkmont High School has named Duane Wales as its new head football coach.  Coach Wales has been a member of the varsity staff since 2009 and the last two seasons served as the middle school coach as well.Coach Wales is a graduate of Elkmont High School and previously spent 10 seasons as defensive c ...
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Baylor's new Head Football Coach Matt Rhule certainly has one of the toughest jobs in college football this year as he leads the scandal ridden Baylor Bears into their 2017 season.  He has been entrusted with changing the culture at the school while still expecting success.The 41 year old former Pe ...
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Counter Trap Play

A great look at the Kansas City Chiefs running a counter and using the FB to wrap on the play side linebacker.  They run this against an under front, doubling the 5 technique.  You need movement and then come off to the backside linebacker. On this particular play (and this happens on counters), t ...
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Head Football Coach Al Earnest is leaving his Washington County job to work with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in the Mobile area.  Coach Earnest will leave Chatom on May 30th to begin his new position."I believe our mission work is a calling," Earnest said in an al.com article.  "This is a ...
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 Here is a defferent way of running shovel pass.  Out of empty set, use speed motion and let QB ride the speed back.  Block power just like you would on a power read (gap scheme) and let the QB read the 5 technique. But instead of the QB keeping the ball himself when DE works upfield, he shov ...
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The first installment of Coaches Changing Jobs discussed finances, success, other job responsibilities, family happiness and coaching staff that should be considered before taking that new position.  Here are some other items that a coach may want to investigate before making that move.6. Adminis ...
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