Offensive Line

Youth Football Toss Sweep

Posted on January 16th, 2022

This youth football toss sweep is a perfect example of how a detailed drawing can help your young players see the reaction of the ...

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Backside Inside Zone Blocking

Posted on January 15th, 2022

The zone read and the RPO has made backside inside zone blocking harder to find. Quarterbacks handle much of it these days. ...

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FirstDown PlayBook Linemen View Coming Soon

Posted on December 6th, 2021

We are excited to let you know that we are launching a new tool we are calling the FirstDown PlayBook Linemen View this month....

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This Is Job One For Offensive Line Coaches

Posted on November 24th, 2021

Good offensive line coaches use the available technology. If you're using a pencil and paper to draw your stuff, you are not effic...

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Baylor Zone Read Presents OU Problems

Posted on November 14th, 2021

The Baylor Bears used a variety of formations to wear out the Oklahoma defense yesterday with their zone read scheme. ...

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Spartans’ Trap Option Game Winner

Posted on October 31st, 2021

This Michigan State trap option sealed the game vs Michigan. If you ask FirstDown PlayBook, there was a lot of good coaching invol...

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Oregon’s Unbalanced Run Game Touchdown

Posted on October 24th, 2021

Let's take a look at one example of Oregon's unbalanced run game. This resulted in a 43 yard game difference touchdown vs UCLA yes...

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UT Chattanooga Zone Read Touchdown

Posted on October 20th, 2021

There was more to this 49 yard UT Chattanooga zone read touchdown than meets the eye. There was some good coaching involved....

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Youth Football Gap Protection

Posted on October 13th, 2021

Your pass protection rules should be very simple. As simple as one word...Gap. Youth football gap protection is the only way to go...

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Bills Red Zone QB Gun Counter

Posted on October 11th, 2021

This QB gun counter is a well designed play that saw Josh Allen trot into the end zone vs the Chiefs last night. It can be run at ...

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Browns Turn Over Into Under For Power Run

Posted on October 4th, 2021

The Cleveland Browns turned an over front onto an under front vs the Vikings yesterday to get this power play run....

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It’s Not A Counter Run Unless it Has This

Posted on September 1st, 2021

Today we are going to look at what constitutes a counter run. If you have not read yesterday's blog I would do that. ...

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