Defending a Star Athlete | QC Episode 181

How do you shut down the best athlete on the field? There’s a few tricks you can use to minimize the damage.

High School Football has a big range of talent on the field. You’ve got guys who will never play a down of college football (and maybe shouldn’t have played any High School downs), against kids who are going to be in the NFL one day. The elite of elite athletes.

On the Quick Clinic today, I’ll talk about a few defensive strategies for shutting down those really special players. Or maybe a better way to put it, slowing down those standout athletes. 

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