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8 Closed Space Tackle Drills

By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs

Tackle situations are either made in open space or closed space. As we reported last week, while tackling in the open field continues can be issue of defensive concern, tackling in closed spaces has its own share of issues too. Closed...


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McMurry University’s 6 Essentials for OL Scouting Reports

By Adam Kirby, Offensive Line Coach, McMurry University (TX)

Preparing an offensive line from week to week can be a challenge. That is why Coach Kirby has put together a schedule / package to ensure his guys are as prepared as they can possibly be for game day. Check...


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Using Quick Game Tags to Attack Voided Alleys

By Scott Girolmo, Offensive Coordinator, Liberty High School (VA)


Empowering your Quarterback with the decision making ability to run the ball into five-man boxes and throw the ball away from eight-man fronts takes a great deal of recognition and even more patience. Which is why Liberty High School...


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Simplifying Offensive Communication

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs


We’re all familiar with the coaching maxim, “less is more,” but what if you can do more offensively, yet make it seem like less to your players? In this research report, over 100 high school and college contributors shared their...


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8 Closed Space Tackle Drills

2015-08-24 13:41:39

By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs Tackle situations are either made in open space or closed space. As we reported last week, while tackling in the open field continues can be issue of defensive concern, tackling in closed spaces...

McMurry University’s 6 Essentials for OL Scouting Reports

2015-08-23 14:02:24

By Adam Kirby, Offensive Line Coach, McMurry University (TX) Preparing an offensive line from week to week can be a challenge. That is why Coach Kirby has put together a schedule / package to ensure his guys are as prepared as...

Using Quick Game Tags to Attack Voided Alleys

2015-08-22 16:04:00

By Scott Girolmo, Offensive Coordinator, Liberty High School (VA) Empowering your Quarterback with the decision making ability to run the ball into five-man boxes and throw the ball away from eight-man fronts takes a great deal of recognition and even more...

The 11 Most Effective Open Field Tackle Drills

2015-08-17 13:45:56

By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs Research shows that 32 percent of open field tackles are missed. It’s the highest missed tackle rate among all types of potential tackles and we found the deficiencies fall into three main problem...

Get Game Stats and Play-Charting in Real-Time and on the Sidelines

2015-08-17 10:59:03

By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs If you’re like 99% of us, you’re tracking game day stats and charting plays with pen and paper. This process hasn’t changed much since football coaches began collecting and analyzing data decades ago...

Easy “Layups” with the RB Stack Concept

2015-08-17 08:35:00

By Andrew Coverdale, Offensive Coordinator, Trinity High School (KY) Innovators see things differently and in the case of Coach Coverdale, he has a knack for finding ways to make simple concepts look very complex to defenses. See his latest innovation here. By...

Four Flexbone Variations That Manipulate Defensive Reads

2015-08-16 16:12:00

By Ian Gardner, Quarterbacks Coach, Desert Edge HS (AZ) Find out how flexbone teams are able to get the blocking angles and reads that they want through these four simple variations. By Ian Gardner Quarterbacks Coach & Pass Game Coordinator Desert Edge HS (AZ) Twitter:...

RPO: 9 Drills to Train the QB’s Eyes

2015-08-10 02:19:46

By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs The success of the RPO game falls upon the decision making of your quarterback. Last January, we published our special report The RPO Study and we had numerous request from coaches on how...

Cornell’s Chaotic Pre-Practice: 10 Drills in 6 Minutes

2015-08-08 13:07:00

By Roy Istvan, Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach, Cornell University (NY) Coach Istvan breaks down how he combines a ballistic warm up with essential OL drills in pre-practice. Learn more here... By Roy Istvan,Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach,Cornell University (NY)Twitter: @coachistvan Insiders Members: Login here to access...

Advancements on the Bubble Screen

2015-08-08 09:31:00

By Lee Blankenship, Head Football Coach, Beggs High School, Beggs OK Find out how Coach Blankenship has made the bubble a staple in his potent offense with various new techniques and concepts. By Lee Blankenship Head Football Coach Beggs High School, Beggs OK Insiders Members:...

6 O-Line Techniques to Defend the Bull Rush

2015-08-01 12:02:31

By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs Football camps are opening all over the country this week, so XandOLabs.com is presenting its weekly series on troubleshooting offensive and defensive concepts. The most successful coaches are anticipatory, not reactionary, so our...

8 Mesh Mechanics for Option: Gun/Pistol Alignments

2015-07-31 12:35:37

By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs Looking to tweak your option mechanics to fit the pistol? This set of 8 techniques is packed with coaching points you can use on the field today. Read more here... By Mike KucharSenior Research...

 

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