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In part one we looked at the importance of avoiding the factors in high school football games that cause you to lose games.  Until you can stop the things that cause you to lose, it is difficult to set your sights on winning. Punting issues, turning the ball over and giving up long runs and passes ...
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Coaches spend hours devising game plans, practices and workouts designed to give their team the best chance to win the next game.  The offensive coordinator hopes to call the best play at the right time and the defensive coordinator works to have the perfect defense to stop that goal line play.  B ...
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Photo Credit to Rich Johnson of Spectacle Photo
Occasionally, some new trend comes along in football that changes the game. This could be a new offensive system, a rule change or some technology innovation that really improves the game for the high school coach.  Offensively, the RPO has become the latest innovation at every level of football. ...
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The 2nd USA Football Regional 7 on 7 Championship sponsored by the ALFCA will kickoff Thursday, June 29th at 9:00 AM.  There are 33 varsity teams and six JV teams scheduled to compete.  On Wednesday at 6:30 PM,  there will be a coaches welcome and clinic held at the Drury Inn on the Eastern Boule ...
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The Alley Drill

You can call it King of the Boards, Oklahoma or the Alley Drill.  Maybe you name it the Big Cat Drill or the Tiger Tough Drill or the Gauntlet.  Its purpose is to build toughness, develop courage and find out who is willing and ready to help your team.  If you can perform well in this alley w ...
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Susan Moore Head Football Coach Ken Adams has stepped down as football coach and athletic director according to an AL.com report. Adams had been head coach for two seasons at Susan Moore.  He had been head coach previously at Calera, Ardmore and Lamar County.  His greatest success occurred at Lama ...
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It happens to most every team.  Especially at the smaller schools. You just don't have many returning defensive players.  Your squad has a couple of seniors who have never played much and some freshmen that have a bright future, but aren't ready to be an every down player.  You are short on speed ...
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How much risk are you taking by using an onside kick rather than kicking the ball deep? A study by Craig Maddolini of St. Joseph's Catholic High School in Greenville, Mississippi says that the risk is minimal. Maddolini did a research paper for a masters degree and looked back at both normal kickoff ...
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Check out this video from the Big 10 Network from 2009 with former coaches Glen Mason and Gerry Dinardo discussing the Wisconsin Power and Counter run game.https://youtu.be/X0nYDqpLzx0 ...
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Athens linebacker coach and strength coach Sam Graham is in need of some help from his fellow Alabama football coaches.  Sam was diagnosed in 2010 with multiple sclerosis.  He has fought a very courageous battle according to his best friend and former UNA teammate Cody Gross, the head coach at Ath ...
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