Your Best Kickoff Cover Guy Needs Your Help

By FirstDown PlayBook on Mar 11, 2020

So often times as coaches we like to focus primarily on the talent of our players as opposed to what we are doing to help them out. Most of the time that revolves around a player who is a step slow or undersized.

This can also show up when a talented player begins to draw the attention of your opponents. As the old coaching adage goes, “They watch tape too.” When they watch you on tape and they see you have a talented player, you can bet they are going to have a plan for him.

More FDPB Help: Higher Deeper Kickoffs

A good example of this is when you are a good football team that kicks off a lot because let’s face it, good football teams have to kick off a lot. If you have a player who stands out over the course of the season he is going to draw a lot of double teams.

What are you going to do to help him out? Tell him to run faster? Play harder? A better suggestion might be what we detail today on this short video you see below.