Trick plays are a part of every offensive playbook. Sometimes you need a big play and a little trickeration can make it happen.
There have been a lot of great trick plays throughout the history of football. In this episode we take a look at three of the best High School Football trick plays. These could be a part of any offensive playbook. Continue reading “The Best Trick Plays | FBCP S08E18”
One of the most important plays on your offense is one of your best special teams plays. It is your 2-point conversion call when you must get across the goalline.
This 2-point pass play is from the Pistol Power Offense System. We have been using it for a number of years on the goal line. This deep dive episode focuses on how to run and how to stop one of the best 2-point conversion pass plays I know. Continue reading “2-Point Conversion Pass Play | FBCP S08E15”
2-Read Coverage goes by a lot of names. Palms coverage, Alert check, or Cover 7. Doesn’t matter what you call it, this is a great quarters coverage package for defending the pass.
2-Read Coverage is a variation of Cover 2 zone coverage using pattern matching principles. In our deep dive look at the coverage package, you find out the origins, how to run it, and how to attack 2-Read Coverage. Continue reading “2-Read Coverage | FBCP S08E16”
The Tunnel Screen Play is one of my favorite offensive weapons. Check out this podcast to learn everything you need to know about coaching the tunnel screen, and how to defend against it.
This episode is part of the deep dive series in season 8. We take one play and dissect it from every angle including origin of the play, how to run it, and how to beat it. Continue reading “Tunnel Screen Play | FBCP S08E14”
The most important player on your football team is the Quarterback, and slide protection is a great way to keep him safe. This episode of The Football Coaching Podcast is a deep dive on slide pass protection from all angles.
Slide protection has a lot of positives. At the top of the list, slide protection is simple. You do not have many breakdowns. Continue reading “Slide Protection | FBCP S08E10”
I love the Wing-T Offense and the Buck Sweep. Years ago, I took an entire year to deep dive study the Wing-T Offense even though I never expected to run it.
12 years later, I still don’t run it. The Pistol Power Offense, a one-back attack, became my offense of choice. But that time studying the Wing-T was critical in my development as a coach. Continue reading “Buck Sweep Play | FBCP S08E09”
Use a Cover 6 Defense to Stop 3 by 1
Cover 6 Defense is more widely known as Quarter-Quarter-Half Coverage. It is primarily used as an adjustment to trips formations and it’s going to be the subject of our deep dive in this episode of The Football Coaching Podcast.
The Cover 6 Defense is a combination coverage between Cover 4 and Cover 2. There are many ways to run Quarter-Quarter-Half Coverage. It largely depends on what your base coverage is and we’ll be breaking that down.
Continue reading “Cover 6 Defense | FBCP S08E07”
Curl-Flat Attacks Cover 3
The Curl-Flat passing concept is one of the oldest and most popular passing concepts in football. It is a traditional Cover 3 beater that goes all the way back to the passing concepts of Sid Gillman and Don Coryell and into the West Coast offense. We’ll be talking about all of those beginnings in this episode.
Curl-Flat is a horizontal stretch that is effective against Cover 3 because you put three receivers to one side of the field against a defense with only two underneath defenders to each side. You should always find an open receiver in Curl Flat against Cover 3. Continue reading “Curl-Flat Passing Concept | FBCP S08E06”
Get Aggressive Without Losing Your Umbrella
Defensive line stunts are a great way to be aggressive up front in your play calling without weakening the coverage behind it. We’re going to take a deep dive look at defensive line stunts, including slants and twists.
Every episode in Season 8 of The Football Coaching Podcast is a deep dive into a particular play call, or in this case a family of play calls. I’ll share the origins of the call, why you run the call, and how to coach your players to execute it. Continue reading “Defensive Line Stunts | FBCP S08E05”
Run Behind Your Best Linemen
I live in Virginia now, and around here the Counter Trey has a certain aura about it. It’s the play most closely associated with the Joe Gibbs era Washington teams that had a dominant rushing attack in the 1980s.
This episode of The Football Coaching Podcast continues our deep dive series by looking at the origins of the Counter Trey run play, then breaking down how to run the play and how your defense can stop it. Continue reading “Counter Trey Run Play | FBCP S08E04”