What’s the first word that comes to your mind when someone says “Air Raid Offense”? Is it throwing for over 1,000 yards? Is it scoring 500 points? Or is it Hal Mumme and the Mesh Concept?
Because it better be Hal Mumme and the Mesh Concept. Continue reading “TFP 59: 1 Dirty Little Secret to Running Mesh to Perfection”
Can’t get a football coaching job? Here’s why you might not be having any luck getting hired.
I get questions often about how to get hired as a football coach. If you really want to coach football, then you have to get some experience. But getting experience means getting hired and sometimes that’s a lot harder than it looks. But rest assured you can get there, it’s just going to take patience and making sure you don’t have any of these 7 reasons for a coach to decide not to hire you. All of these coaches started where you were at one point so there are no excuses! Continue reading “PSSO S4E9 Top 7 Reasons A Football Coach Won’t Hire You”
Kiyoshi Harris is the Assistant Head Football Coach at Independence Community College, home of Last Chance U Season 3. He has coached high school and Juco ball in California, before going to one of the top JCs in the Nation.
Fore and Harris talk Junior College Football, the development of offensive linemen, and what it’s like having all those cameras around you for a program like Last Chance U. They won the 2017 Jayhawk Conference Championship. Continue reading “CLP Episode 8 – Kiyoshi Harris, Independence Community College”
What’s the simplest, most effective coverage you can teach? Let’s take a look at coaching Cover 3 Coverage in the 4-2-5 Defense.
Coaches love to over-complicate things. In a lot of situations, the less complicated answer would be the better one. That’s often the case with coverage packages.
Aside from trying to run every coverage, many coaches are running a coverage that is much more complicated than necessary. If you’re in a league, conference or level where the teams you need to beat are run heavy offenses, Cover 3 coverage might be perfect for you. Continue reading “FBCP S03E06 Coaching Cover 3 Coverage in the 4-2-5 Defense”
How do you stop the Single Wing Offense? What’s the best defense for it?
The Single Wing Offense is a tough one. It looks a lot different than what you might see week in and week out.
I have a little insider knowledge, as we used an unbalanced Single Wing alignment to run our goal line offense. You wouldn’t believe the looks your players have to deal with! Continue reading “QC 125 The Best Defense for Single Wing Offense”
Do you want to create a system where you pass the ball down the field, but you want to tell the quarterback where to start his progression? Do you want to prove to the naysayers that you can throw the ball regardless of what age you are coaching? Do you want to be able to NOT have to worry if someone gets injured because the guy behind him knows exactly what to do?
Then this interview with Coach Dan Gonzalez is for you. Continue reading “TFP 058: How to Create a Passing System with Coach Dan Gonzalez”
What you can learn from Frost’s UCF Offense. Get RPO tricks, the “Spacing” concept and “Shakes” route from these 5 plays broken down.
UCF under Scott Frost had one of the most prolific offenses of Division I football last season. So I decided to crack it open with an analysis of his first five plays of the AAC championship game against Memphis. In these first five plays I talk about the Spacing Route and why the progression starts from the sideline, the “shakes” route and progression, a simple RPO pre-snap read and why the QB gives it instead of keeping or throwing the bubble screen. Continue reading “PSSO S4E8 Breaking Down Frost’s UCF Offense And What Makes It Awesome!”
Scott Glabb has had one of the most distinguished and interesting careers of any wrestling coach in California history. From taking over a program who couldn’t fill out a whole roster and getting shut out to building one of the best programs in the State, his story is both inspiring and encouraging.
Coach Glabb has too many awards and Hall of Fames to count! There are many distinguished alumni of Glabb’s coaching. One that he is very proud of is professional mixed martial arts fighter Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez who holds a world championship belt at 155 pounds and now fights for the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championships). His work with making the Saints a power in California wrestling is chronicled in his book “A Saint in the City.” It is available on Amazon. Continue reading “CLP Episode 7 – Scott Glabb, one of California’s best wrestling coaches”
What are the critical keys to great Offensive Line Play? Arizona State Offensive Line Coach Dave Christensen has your answers.
Dave Christensen has been coaching football for 36 years. Mostly working with the Offensive Line. And I had a great time talking OL play with him on this episode of The Football Coaching Podcast.
Listen to this episode to hear Coach Christensen talk about what it takes to have a great Offensive Line, the most important drills for your Linemen, and what a typical practice plan looks like for his D1 Offensive Line practices. Continue reading “FBCP S03E05 Coaching Offensive Line with Dave Christensen”
Should you run an Odd Front Defense to disrupt the center exchange? Will a few fumbles win your a Championship?
Love this question. We talk about it a lot. Does playing a nose guard over the center actually create more fumbles?
Honest answer is I have no idea. But our JDFB Quick Clinic question addresses changing the defense to get a few more fumbles. Check out this episode to hear whether it’s worth it!
This episode of The Joe Daniel Football Quick Clinic is in response to questions sent by Email. You can send questions for the JDFB Quick Clinic to me on Twitter @footballinfo or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading “QC 124 Disrupting the Center with Odd Front Defenses”