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The Shovel/Bubble Triple Option RPO By James Stubkjaer, Offensive Line Coach, SF Roosevelt High School (SD)


SF Roosevelt High School (SD) has been in the state championship three of the last four seasons and the Shovel/Bubble triple option is a big reason why. In this article, Coach Stubkjaer explains how he blocks the scheme against the various fronts he sees on weekly basis as well as how the quarterback is taught to identify and read his post-snap movement key.  

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Iso: Read and Fold Concepts By Peter Bisson, Wide Receiver Coach, Pasadena City College


Find out how Coach Bisson combined multiple concepts with his backfield's strengths to create a simple and versatile Iso concept.  

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Using Cover 3 to Defend the Quick Game By Ryan Desrochers, Defensive Coordinator, Sunrise Mountain High School (AZ)


3rd and short is a critical down for defenses and Coach Desrochers has put together a simple concept that helps his players jump 3 down passes on without giving up effectiveness in the run game. Click below for the details.  

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13 Things You Missed: AFCA CONVENTION 2015 By Mike Kuchar with Sam Nichols, X&O Labs


If you didn't make it to the AFCA, you can still be on the inside of the trends in football coaching thanks to this list from Mike Kuchar and Sam Nichols  

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Clinic Reports

The Shovel/Bubble Triple Option RPO

By James Stubkjaer, Offensive Line Coach, SF Roosevelt High School (SD) SF Roosevelt High School (SD) has been in the state championship three of the last four seasons and the Shovel/Bubble triple option is a big reason why. In this article, Coach Stubkjaer explains how he blocks the scheme against the various fronts he sees on weekly basis as well as how the.....

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Iso: Read and Fold Concepts

By Peter Bisson, Wide Receiver Coach, Pasadena City College Find out how Coach Bisson combined multiple concepts with his backfield's strengths to create a simple and versatile Iso concept.  

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Using Cover 3 to Defend the Quick Game

By Ryan Desrochers, Defensive Coordinator, Sunrise Mountain High School (AZ) 3rd and short is a critical down for defenses and Coach Desrochers has put together a simple concept that helps his players jump 3 down passes on without giving up effectiveness in the run game. Click below for the details.  

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13 Things You Missed: AFCA CONVENTION 2015

By Mike Kuchar with Sam Nichols, X&O Labs If you didn't make it to the AFCA, you can still be on the inside of the trends in football coaching thanks to this list from Mike Kuchar and Sam Nichols  

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Research Reports

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

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs It's the game within the game that matters, which is why XandOLabs presents new research on how offensive and defensive coordinators train their spotters in the press box.  With some states allowing the use of technology in the booth these methods could mean the difference between wins and losses.

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Varying Supports in Zone Pressures

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DB Press Technique Report

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Drill Reports

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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Eastern Washington’s Squat and Kathy Cover Two Techniques

By Cherokee Valeria, Cornerbacks Coach, Eastern Washington University Current FCS #2 Ranked Eastern Washington University's Cornerbacks coach Cherokee Valeria sat down with us to explain how he ties his players footwork to their eyes and uses two methods to do so- Squat and Cathy. Valeria details both of his Cover Two techniques- including the drills he uses to teach.....

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DB Drills - University of Louisville

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs Former University of Louisville defensive coordinator and 39-year coaching veteran Mike Cassity shares the every day drills he does with his defensive backs at Western Kentucky University. Cassity, a journeyman in the coaching ranks, had prior stops at FBS programs such as Kentucky, Marshall, Cincinnati, Baylor, Georgia.....

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WR Drills - Clemson

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Quick & Complete Kickoff Circuit

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Fordham University's QB Movement Drills

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QB Drills - Towson University

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OL Drills - Ohio State University

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LB Drills - University of Kentucky

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DB Drills - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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DL Drills - Temple University

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