Offense

Adapt or Die – Dub Maddox, Offensive Coordinator, Union High School (OK)

In this episode, revisited from our archives, Dub Maddox shares lessons learned from his study of adaptations of the U.S. Military and how they are applied to football to identify and account for non-negotiables, edit the paradox of choice, implement brevity language, and install sequential processes to remain ahead of the opponent.

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Using the “Why” to Create High-Level Execution – Mike Peck, Offensive Coordinator, Burley High School (ID)

In this episode, Mike Peck digs into the what, how, and why his offense eclipsed 500 years and 48 points per game in the 2022 season. Coach Peck details two areas he credits for creating this high level of execution – installation and practice.

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Creating a Consistent Player – Adam Cushing, Run Game Coordinator/OL Coach, Duke University

In this segment from the 3rd Annual Lauren’s First and Goal Clinic, Adam Cushing focuses on what it takes to create a consistent player. While he gives examples with the offensive line, his descriptions apply to all position groups, units, and teams.

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Create a Better Plan and Develop Players with Data and Technology – Billy Riebock, Offensive Coordinator, Midwestern State

In this episode, Billy Riebock shares how he utilizes data in the offseason to help determine what the offense will look like for the coming season. He also goes into detail about how Midwestern State utilizes technology to create a better workflow and better teaching tools for their players.

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Defeating the Tite Front – Matt Drinkall, Co-OC and OL Coach, Army

The tite front has now gained popularity across all levels of football. Coach Drinkall shares a plan for defeating the tite front, including some of his go-to plays.

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Phil Longo’s Don’t Blink Offense – The Magic Formula

Wisconsin OC Phil Longo brings to the Big Ten his version of the Air Raid, a simple and efficient offensive philosophy built around personnel and balance.

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The Hot Gap Plus 3️ Gap Scheme RPOs to Stress the Defense

Gap schemes found their way into the RPO world. But they require a different approach than the initial wave of inside zone.

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Adding Multiplicity and Flexibility with the Counter Play

In this era of inside zone schemes, the counter, a play popularized by Joe Gibbs in Washington in the 1980’s, has returned.

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Best of Coach and Coordinator: Maximizing Tempo in Your Offense

This “best of” episode shares the ideas of 11 coaches on maximizing the advantages of tempo by how it is structured, the plays run with it, how it’s game planned, the mechanics of playing fast, and how it becomes engrained in culture.

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A Tribute to Coach Mike Leach

The game lost an incredible coach this week. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Leach family, the Mississippi State football family, and to all who feel the loss of a great man, Coach Mike Leach.

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