Special Teams Coaching

Hot 1 Kickoff Cover Changeup

Posted on January 18th, 2022

This Hot 1 kickoff cover changeup is a good example of how you can dictate what the return unit can do and then have an answer for...

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Don’t Forget Your Special Teams Resume

Posted on January 8th, 2022

If you are looking for employment, don't forget your special teams resume as you walk the convention floors in San Antonio....

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Kickoff Coverage: Avoid Technique

Posted on December 28th, 2021

With kickoff coverage the avoid technique is a much faster way to get the main job done. That job is to get to the football....

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No Right Way To Placekick But…

Posted on December 16th, 2021

I tell my kickers, that there is no “right” way to kick. However, there are basic principles and fundamentals that all kickers...

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Kickoff Cover 2 Gap Technique

Posted on December 4th, 2021

Using the 2 gap technique on kickoff coverage has several elements that need to be taught. The first is teaching when to use the t...

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Blocked Punt? The Culprit Might Be Your Punter.

Posted on November 4th, 2021

Whenever you see a punt blocked the announcers race to find a flaw with protection but rarely point out the main culprit...the pun...

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Chargers’ Punt Alert Fails Vs Raiders

Posted on October 5th, 2021

The Las Vegas punt return team only had ten players on the field. The Chargers recognized it and went right to their punt alert. ...

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Marshall 96 Yard Fake Reverse Kickoff Return

Posted on September 24th, 2021

One of the plays that kept Marshall in last night's game all the way up until the end was a 96 yard fake reverse kickoff return....

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Check Your Shield Punt Pro Splits

Posted on September 12th, 2021

We want to take a moment to look at a special teams play early in the game. The Vols blocked the very first Pitt shield punt of th...

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Don’t Be A 4th Down Punting Cop Out

Posted on September 3rd, 2021

When we hear a coach say "We are so bad at punting, we might as well just go for it every time." that is just being a 4th down cop...

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How Many Special Teams Phases Is Marcus On?

Posted on August 10th, 2021

"Hey how many special teams phases is Marcus on?" You're going to have this conversation in the next month, whether you plan it or...

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Speaking At The Nebraska Coaches Clinic

Posted on July 28th, 2021

The Nebraska Coaches Association teamed up with the National High School Athletic Coaches Association for this year's clinic....

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