Offensive Coordinator

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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Best of Coach and Coordinator: What It Means to Play Fast, Featuring Andrew Coverdale, St. Xavier High School (OH)

In this “best of” episode from our archives, Andrew Coverdale, a 12x State Champion Coach, digs into teaching players to play fast within any offense or style of play.

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OC Office Hour: Play Calling Strategy from Homer Smith

On this episode of OC Office Hour, we share timeless tips for improving your play calling from the late Homer Smith’s Handbook for Coaching the Football Passing Attack. Coach Smith was a savant of offensive football and published many of his strategies, helping coaches understand and teach theory, and not just assignment. Listen On: Homer…

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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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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 RPO of the Year

First mentioned in AJ Smith’s episode of OC Office Hour, we unpack one of the emerging trends of 2022 through the perspectives of some of the foremost offensive coaches in college football.

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OC Office Hour with Jaime Elizondo: Approaching the Game with a Situational Focus

Jaime Elizondo, Offensive Coordinator for XFL San Antonio, shares practical tips for communicating, using analytics, and repping pressure moments to master situational football. Listen On: “That’s really what football is… As the game goes on, we just want to stack the odds in our favor.”– Jaime Elizondo at 7:12 Jaime Elizondo returns to the XFL…

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OC Office Hour with Tony Franklin: Looking in the Mid-Season Mirror

Tony Franklin, former FBS offensive coordinator, teaches how to evaluate your team at the season midpoint, the indicators for reality, the mark of great leadership, and other pearls of wisdom. Listen On: “If you coach details and you let nothing slide, you will be the best that you can be.”– Tony Franklin at 8:26  Tony…

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OC Office Hour with AJ Smith: Dissecting the Emerging Trends of the 2022 Football Season

The OC of the XFL Houston franchise reveals the newest wrinkles he’s observed, including the evolution of RPO schematics, condensed formations, and leverage beaters.

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