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Scripting offensive opening plays is nothing new.  The great Bill Walsh made it famous in the 1980's with the San Francisco 49ers and coaches have done their own version down through the years.Most coaches script a dozen or so plays to use as openers and then call the rest of the game off of the kn ...
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In part one, we looked at some of the reasons that scripting can help the offensive play caller.  Here are some more ideas that might help the offensive coach in his thinking if he decides to script plays.Try a 25 play script- A longer script for 1st and 2nd down plays can allow you to get your run ...
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Satsuma's Justin Thomas stepped down on Monday after three seasons as the head coach. Thomas had kept Satsuma competitive, going 14-17 in three seasons.  His team made the playoffs in 2016 and he helped the Gators open a new stadium.  Coach Thomas cited fatigue and a desire to spend more time with ...
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The announcement of Erik Speakman as the new head coach of the Opelika Bulldogs should be a surprise to no one.  He is the perfect choice for a school that prides itself in consistency and tradition.When Spence McCracken was hired to replace Doug Barfield in 1994, he added to the foundation that Ba ...
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Two of the traditional names of high school football in Alabama have secured their new head coaches.Caleb Ross, a graduate of Prattville High School, is returning to his alma mater. Ross was an assistant for present UAB Coach Bill Clark and Phenix City coach Jamey Dubose for five years during the he ...
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Art Briles' Baylor offense set records and took the Bears to its greatest height before the sexual assault scandal removed Briles and his staff.  Here is a look at the Baylor offense via Youtube video.  Regardless of the offense you run, these offensive concepts are worth studying.  In addition t ...
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It's not unusual for championship winning coaches to write a book after their great season. What is unusual is for an NFL coach to write a book after he has been fired,  But that is exactly what former Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith did. In 2015 he collaborated with award winning author and ...
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Two of the state's finest assistant coaches have been elected to serve terms on the ALFCA Board of Directors.  Two assistant positions are elected every two years and the districts rotated. The election was held at the general meeting of the ALFCA at the convention in January.Representing District ...
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Three of the state's assistant best coaches have taken head coaching positions in North Alabama as schools make their hires for the 2018 season.P.J. Wright has been a long time assistant at Davidson, working many years with head coach Fred Riley to give the Warriors consistently good teams year afte ...
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The football committee of the AHSAA met on Tuesday, January 9th in Montgomery.  The following items were discussed at the meeting:The NFHS is considering the possibility of a 40 second clock similar to the NCAA rule.  Committee members discussed the substitution issues and other problems that migh ...
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