Air Raid And Offensive Evolution – Doug Meacham, Inside Receivers/TE Coach, TCU

On today’s podcast, Doug Meach, inside receivers and tight ends coach at TCU joins us to talk about the evolution of the air raid offense.

Doug Meacham rejoined the TCU program in 2020 as inside receivers/tight ends coach.

Prior to returning to the Horned Frogs, Meacham was offensive coordinator of the XFL’s St. Louis BattleHawks. After leaving TCU following the 2016 season, he served as offensive coordinator at Kansas.

In each of his first two seasons at TCU (2014-15), the Horned Frogs’ offensive attack ranked among the nation’s best.

Shownotes:
1:32 Meacham’s background
5:32 Teaching methodology in the air raid
9:40 It’s concept teaching
10:53 Meacham’s evolution of offense
12:45 Bob Stitt’s toss play advantages
14:25 Baker Mayfield INT and play action off of toss
16:15 Complimentary plays off of toss
19:10 Mainstays of the air raid
20:41 Quick game
23:45 Advantages of calling a straight ru or quick vs. RPO
24:50 Story about Mike Leach and Sonny Dykes
25:44 Mesh appearing in everyone’s playbook in 2019
28:20 Shallow screen (Pick)
31:08 Shallow screen/draw RPO
32:39 Winning Edge
34:57 Recruiting areas

Twitter:
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@CoachKGrabowski

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