One of the best things you can do to a defensive back is to make them think and make decisions after the snap of the ball. While making players think about their alignment before the snap of the ball is great, when you force defenders to make choices after the ball has been snapped it […]
There is so much more to playing running back than just carrying the football. Running with the football is only one aspect of playing the position.
When we need a big play, we go to this running back slip screen!
The goal of any offense, especially a Spread to Run Offense, is to get the ball to playmakers in space. By creating space around playmakers, the ball carrier has more room to make something happen.
Welcome to our first Youth Football Online podcast! This episode we talk about how Youth Football Online got started and why Coach Jeff runs the 3-5 Stack Defense.
California Youth Football Alliance President Joe Rafter has a message to all the youth football coaches, football organizations, and parents. YFO interview Joe following the Save Youth Football Rally in MA.
There’s an old saying in sports and that is “speed kills”! Obviously having fast athletes will greatly improve the likelihood of success, but even if you do not have an abundance of team speed, you still can play fast.
There’s an old story about the famous West Coast Offense that was created by Bill Walsh. In the early years of the offense one of the Tight Ends lined up on the wrong side of the formation.
I want to start out by saying that I do not hate flag football. I’ve coached spring flag football for almost as long as I have coached tackle youth football.
The Crossfire Blitz out of the 3-4 under defense is a great way to take away the strength of the offense’s formation. This is a run blitzes that is designed to great blocking confusion for the offensive line.
I used to think resilience was all about toughness, but I have come to realize, it is much more than that. Resilience is a key component of lifelong success, it is undeniable.
The Crossfire Blitz out of the 3-4 under defense is a great way to take away the strength of the offense’s formation. This blitz is easy to install, but very difficult for the offense to block.
Football is a game of movement! Here are the best cone drills that will help develop speed and agility.
We have talked multiple time before about the problems a Tight End causes with the Inside Zone Scheme. By adding an extra gap, the defense must bring another defender down to deal with the run threat.
The Pursuit Drill is a drill we do every single practice. We’ll do this drill immediately following warm ups.