Coaching Overhang Safeties and Outside Linebackers | FBCP S05 Episode 08

The performance of your Overhang Safeties in your defense is critical to your success. No matter what front you’re running, here’s how to coach your force defenders.

It’s one of the most requested topics that I get for The Football Coaching Podcast. Two years ago, we broke down coaching the overhang safeties in Episode 209. Time to do it again…

Start off with understanding the critical Umbrella Principle. It’s how your players understand run fits and how they fit into your defense. Then we’ll step through the Alignment, Stance, Keys and Assignments for your Overhang Safeties and Outside Linebackers. And top it off with the drill package for refining those skills.