Tempo

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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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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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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Turnaround an Offense with Tempo – Keith Barefield, Analyst Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns

When taking over Quincy University’s under performing offense in 2019, Keith Barefield made two key decisions. First, he simplified progressions to what he called “either-or” decisions. Next, he made high tempo the default for the offense. In this Quickcast, Barefield, now an analyst for the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns, explains the steps they took to make…

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Youngest D1 Head Coach, Scotty Walden, Austin Peay

After success at the D3 level, Walden made the move to D1 Southern Miss, being promoted to Co-Offensive Coordinator and after one game in 2020, interim head coach. Austin Peay hired Walden as their head coach on October 28, 2020. From the Archives – Scotty Walden, Head Coach, Austin Peay: Scotty Walden sits down with…

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