Run Game

Game Planning the Run Game – Chris Lorenti, Linebackers Coach, University of Rhode Island

In this Lauren’s First and Goal segment, Chris Lorenti gives an overview of Rhode Island’s game-planning process and the important questions they ask themselves when defending the run game.

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Assembling Gap-Sound RPOs – Brent Dearmon, Head Coach, North Alabama

From the archives, Brent Dearmon discusses the evolution of the RPO in this episode. Coach Dearmon teaches how to maintain a downhill run mentality, account for the “hot gap”, protect the QB on every play, and find success with Power, Counter, and Buck Sweep as RPO’s.

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Teach Tapes with Steve Hauser (Week 5): Explosive Runs and the Similarities Between All Phases of the Game

On this latest installment of our Teach Tapes series, Coach Hauser reviews explosive plays, how they take shape, when they don’t, and the related coaching points connecting the run game to special teams returns and defense to coverage units.

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