QC 125 The Best Defense for Single Wing Offense

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”

TFP 058: How to Create a Passing System with Coach Dan Gonzalez

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”

PSSO S4E8 Breaking Down Frost’s UCF Offense And What Makes It Awesome!

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!”

CLP Episode 7 – Scott Glabb, one of California’s best wrestling coaches

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.

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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”

FBCP S03E05 Coaching Offensive Line with Dave Christensen

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”

QC 124 Disrupting the Center with Odd Front Defenses

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 joe@joedanielfootball.com. Continue reading “QC 124 Disrupting the Center with Odd Front Defenses”

TFP 057: Talking Tempo, Game Planning, and More with James Vint

Do you want to run your plays at break neck speed? Do you want to know how you should game plan? Are you hurting yourself as an offensive coordinator by putting yourself above the team?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of those questions, then this episode of Talking Football with Coach McKie  is for you. Why?

Because we are talking the brilliant Coach James Vint. Continue reading “TFP 057: Talking Tempo, Game Planning, and More with James Vint”

CLP Episode 6 – Chris Fore, Special Teams Organization

Chris Fore has been a Special Teams Coordinator for 15 years (14 at the high school level and 1 at the Junior College level, which was 2017).  He shares some insight and wisdom from all of that time spent coordinating what he feels is a very important part of the game.

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Fore talks about Special Teams Player of the Year program, in season scouting and preparation of your special teams, as well as how to motivate your players to find success. He also shares insight about forms that he uses to help organize his special teams, and makes these available in the shownotes. Continue reading “CLP Episode 6 – Chris Fore, Special Teams Organization”

FBCP S03E04 Power Series in the One Back Offense

Every offensive playbook needs a foundation. The Power Series is that foundation for the Pistol Power Offense System.

It’s nice to do a podcast where you don’t need any notes. You’ve talked about something so many times that it just flows.

That’s the Power Series for me. It’s the foundation of our offense, and has been for a number of years. Continue reading “FBCP S03E04 Power Series in the One Back Offense”

QC 123 Counting Fronts, Coaching Jobs and more… The Mailbag Edition

How can I get into coaching football? What Defense should I run? And where can I find that podcast I remember!?

Today’s episode of The JDFB Quick Clinic is a potpourri of coaching information. We go from the job search to counting fronts and more.

It’s a mailbag episode for the 4th of July holiday! Celebrate America’s Independence with the JDFB Quick Clinic… and a hot dog, a cold beer, and some recklessly planned homemade fireworks shows. Continue reading “QC 123 Counting Fronts, Coaching Jobs and more… The Mailbag Edition”