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Inside Zone: 17 Solutions to Increase Production By Justin Iske, Offensive Line Coach, Southwestern Oklahoma State University


See how Coach Iske details the seven most common technique errors he sees in blocking the IZ and more importantly, he explains the technique adjustments he gives his offensive lineman on these issues and the drills he uses to reinforce them.  

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Zone Read “Choice” RPO By Luke Mertens, Head Coach, Lakes Community High School (IL)


Find how Coach Mertens used his Choice RPO concept to increase the effectiveness of his both his IZ and Bubble while slowing defensive reaction to all plays in the series. Find more here.  

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Odd Stack: Varying Run Support By Jonathan Jones, Defensive Coordinator, West Sabine High School (TX)


Discover how Coach Jones uses his Read Force concept as a base to adjust to various spread formations and to keep the offense guessing.  

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Adapting Chip Kelly's System at the HS Level By Sam Nichols, Managing Editor, X&O Labs
Get a glimpse into what has made Chip Kelly's no huddle attack work at both the college and professional level from a former assistant and current perennial New Hampshire HS Head Coach Jason Thomas.

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Clinic Reports

Inside Zone: 17 Solutions to Increase Production

By Justin Iske, Offensive Line Coach, Southwestern Oklahoma State University See how Coach Iske details the seven most common technique errors he sees in blocking the IZ and more importantly, he explains the technique adjustments he gives his offensive lineman on these issues and the drills he uses to reinforce them.  

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Zone Read “Choice” RPO

By Luke Mertens, Head Coach, Lakes Community High School (IL) Find how Coach Mertens used his Choice RPO concept to increase the effectiveness of his both his IZ and Bubble while slowing defensive reaction to all plays in the series. Find more here.  

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Odd Stack: Varying Run Support

By Jonathan Jones, Defensive Coordinator, West Sabine High School (TX) Discover how Coach Jones uses his Read Force concept as a base to adjust to various spread formations and to keep the offense guessing.  

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Adapting Chip Kelly's System at the HS Level

By Sam Nichols, Managing Editor, X&O Labs Get a glimpse into what has made Chip Kelly's no huddle attack work at both the college and professional level from a former assistant and current perennial New Hampshire HS Head Coach Jason Thomas.

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Research Reports

Off-Season Conditioning for the No-Huddle System

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs The fact is 64 percent of no-huddle coaches have made changes to their off-season lifting program and cited the following reason for doing so: How can you expect your players to move at a breakneck speed in-season if you’re not training it in the weight room. So we reached out to a select group of no-huddle coaches and.....

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50 + Drills to Improve QB Pocket Presence

By Sam Nichols, Managing Editor, X&O Labs Sure, your QB may be delivering the ball on time and with accuracy in those 7 on 7 drills this month, but we all know football is not played that way once the season gets going this fall. Training your QB to respond when pressure ensues makes average quarterbacks good and good quarterbacks great. XandOLabs.com uncovers over.....

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Defending the Bunch Formation

By Mike Kuchar X&O Labs Our research shows that 63 percent of coaches check their called coverage to a bunch check, and 61 percent of those coaches have only one base check to bunch. Find out why!

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Research: Defending the Problem Areas in Quarters Coverage

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs In an effort to make sure we were as thorough as possible in our research, we wanted to devote this last case to defending the various "problem areas" in Quarters coverage. We all know that every coverage has its weaknesses, and Cover four is no different. So we asked some of our sources directly, how they best defend.....

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Press Box Research Report

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Marrying Inside and Outside Zone Schemes

By Chris Fisk, Offensive Line.....

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Training the 9-Technique vs. Pass

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Route Variants in the Boot and Naked Pass Game

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Varying Supports in Zone Pressures

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Drill Reports

Rich Alercio's Offensive Line Technique Clinic

By Rich Alercio, Head Football Coach, St Johnsbury Academy (VT) Johnsbury Academy (VT) head coach and XandOLabs.com offensive line researcher Rich Alercio will be holding his annual offensive line clinics this coming March in New Jersey.

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3 Fast Paced KO Coverage Drills

By James Vint, Offensive Coordinator, Seminole High School (TX) Discover how the "Rodeo Circuit” can prepare your players for each phase of KO coverage with its fast paced tackling drill, gauntlet drill, and angle or pursuit drill.  

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Noose Drill Progression

Jeremy West, Offensive Coordinator, Stamford HS (TX) If you’re looking for your offensive pass production to increase this season, the Noose Drill may be the answer. It’s a multi-faceted drill that works on negating press coverage- teaching receivers to attain leverage quickly at the line of scrimmage while training quarterbacks to finding throwing windows. It’s a.....

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Open Field Tackle Drills - University of Wisconsin

By Chris Ash, Former Defensive Coordinator, University of Wisconsin   See how Chris Ash trains the eyes and feet of his second level players to make tackles in space.   

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DB Drills - University of Louisville

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research.....

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WR Drills - Clemson

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research.....

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Quick & Complete Kickoff Circuit

By Sam Nichols, Managing Editor,.....

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Fordham University's QB Movement Drills

By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research.....

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QB Drills - Towson University

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research.....

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OL Drills - Ohio State University

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LB Drills - University of Kentucky

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