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What’s The Difference In A Varsity & A Youth Play?

Posted on April 6th, 2019

When FirstDown PlayBook draws up an offense or a defensive scheme we always have the talent level of the quarterback in mind. ...

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Professionals Draw FirstDown PlayBook. That Matters.

Posted on March 26th, 2019

"For Coaches. By Coaches." means we coached for thirty years at a high level and we might know what the hell we are talking about....

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How West Virginia Stole Yards With the Stick-Draw Concept

Posted on February 8th, 2019

By USA Football’s Justin Whitlatch Justin Whitlatch and USA Football have released an interesting article that covers the We...

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Great USA Football Article On The 2018 Army Defense

Posted on January 8th, 2019

After posting a 10-win season in 2017, the Army Black Knights one-upped themselves with an incredible 11-win campaign in 2018. ...

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A Christmas Gift For Young Ball Coaches

Posted on December 24th, 2018

One thing that a young football coach can get from an older coach without a whole lot of resistance though and that is advice. Old...

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Quarterback Power Read

Posted on December 21st, 2018

Here you go with the coaching points and assignments for this Varsity section Quarterback Power Read to the weak side....

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What If Your Football Clinic Notes Were Your Playbook?

Posted on December 16th, 2018

What if when the football clinic was over the speaker said "Just go to this website because we have all of these plays drawn up f...

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Don’t Chase Every Job On Football Scoop

Posted on December 11th, 2018

You may hit the ESPN website first but it's a fair bet that almost all of you are going to look at what's up on Football Scoop bef...

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Miami Miracle Hook & Ladder Breakdown

Posted on December 10th, 2018

FirstDown PlayBook walks you through some of the coaching points that most teams include when coaching the "Hook and Ladder" footb...

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Free Safety Fire Zone Rules

Posted on November 29th, 2018

Here's an effective third down pressure that we call Frenzy Fire Zone that looks exotic but can be made simple to all eleven of yo...

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Oklahoma Personnel Shift Creates Goal Line TD

Posted on November 21st, 2018

The Oklahoma offensive coaching staff did a great job of creating a personnel mismatch that the OSU defense did not figure out unt...

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What Does Mike Singletary See Through Those Eyes?

Posted on November 19th, 2018

Prepare to hear how Pro Football Hall of Famer Mike Singletary prepares for the new world of spread offenses and RPO football. ...

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