Jared Frank

The Mushroom Society with Bob Wylie: The Keys to a Successful Career, Featuring Dante Scarnecchia

Dante Scarnecchia joins The Mushroom Society series this week to discuss his 34 years of coaching in the NFL, all but two of those years spent with the New England Patriots. Coach Scarnecchia offers perspective on longevity in the profession, working with elite players and coaches in elite organizations, and the consistency required to be…

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Defense with DC (Week 10): Adjusting to Early Calls, Motion, Coverage Variations, and Bunch Run Fits

On this week’s episode of Defense with DC, Dan Carrel, Defensive Coordinator for the USFL’s Michigan Panthers, shares insights on adjusting to early game calls, handling motion, tweaking coverages, and defending bunch. Listen On: “So much of being a coordinator… is being out in front of what’s about to happen.”– Dan Carrel at 4:55 Dan…

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OC Office Hour with Terry Shea: Executing Trick Plays

We dip into the archives for this week’s episode of OC Office Hour and revisit a conversation with Terry Shea, former Offensive Coordinator of the Chicago Bears and Head Coach at Rutgers, who breaks down how to conceptualize, practice, and execute trick plays. Listen On: “When you install a trick play or a special play…

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Teach Tapes with Steve Hauser (Week 9): Walking the Field – Open Field First and Ten

Steve Hauser continues his “walk down the field,” this week focusing on how game plans, play calling, practice plans, and individual periods are built around the base situation of open field first and ten.

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Defense with DC + OC Office Hour Crossover Episode: Playing Complementary Football

On this unique Defense with DC + OC Office Hour crossover episode, Dan Carrel and Eric Marty, the coordinators for the USFL’s Michigan Panthers, team up to talk team football and how each side of the ball helps the other.

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OC Office Hour with Jeff Mullen: Creating Explosive Plays

Jeff Mullen, former offensive coordinator at West Virginia and UNC-Charlotte, discusses explosive plays – both runs and passes. Coach Mullen digs into everything from numbers runs to using tempo, sweeps and reverses, as well as RPO’s and play-action passes. Listen On: Jeff Mullen coached college football at the Division 1 level for over 25 years, including…

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The Mushroom Society with Bob Wylie: The Art of Great Coaching, Featuring Steve Szabo

On another special presentation of our Mushroom Society series, Bob Wylie is joined by retired NFL and college coach Steve Szabo. Coach Szabo, who spent over 40 years in the profession, treats us to lessons he learned while working for coaching titans like Earl Bruce and Bill Belichick, while kindly sharing his advice for young…

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Teach Tapes with Steve Hauser (Week 8): Walking the Field – Backed Up

This week on Teach Tapes, we begin a “walk down the field,” highlighting situations that occur in all field positions and the techniques showcased in each area, starting with the backed-up area of the field.

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Defense with DC (Week 8): Defending Stacks, Different Splits, Mesh, and Option with 4-4, 1-High

On our latest installment of Defense with DC, Michigan Panthers Defensive Coordinator Dan Carrel provides insights for defending stacks, different widths, Air Raid concepts, and the option.

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The Mushroom Society with Bob Wylie: A Healthy Player-Coach Partnership, Featuring Joe Thomas

Joe Thomas, former All-Pro left tackle for the Cleveland Browns and soon-to-be Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, joins Bob Wylie for an honest discussion on the definition of great coaching and how the player-coach relationship best functions in the meeting room, on the practice field, and on gameday. Listen On: “They feel like they…

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