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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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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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Last season Matt Canada established a name for himself as offensive coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh.  His ability to be creative and get the ball to his skill players gave the Panthers an average of 42 points per game and a win over the national champion Clemson Tigers. Canada's offense ...
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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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 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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