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Southern Oregon’s 4 Every Day Drill OL Circuits By Chris Fisk, Offensive Line, Southern Oregon


The University of Southern Oregon is fresh off an NAIA National Championship.Coach Fisk decided to tweak his circuit drills- surprisingly after scoring 45.7 points per game- and he presents the circuits he uses to teach first level blocking, second level blocking and pass protection including coaching points and video. Go here to read Coach Fisk’s exclusive clinic report.  

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5 Ways to Beat Quarters Coverage By Brian Casey, Head Coach, Aurora Central Catholic High School (IL)


Find out how you can attack the increasingly common Quarters Coverage with these varied schemes...  

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Quarters Coverage: 4 Footwork Variants of Safeties By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs


Find out how the experts are teaching their footwork within their quarters coverage. Learn from multiple BCS coaches so you can apply thesae concepts this week. Find more here.  

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Press Box Research Report By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs


It's the game within the game that matters, which is why XandOLabs presents new research on how offensive and defensive coordinators train their spotters in the press box.  With some states allowing the use of technology in the booth these methods could mean the difference between wins and losses.

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Clinic Reports

5 Ways to Beat Quarters Coverage

By Brian Casey, Head Coach, Aurora Central Catholic High School (IL) Find out how you can attack the increasingly common Quarters Coverage with these varied schemes...  

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Quarters Coverage: 4 Footwork Variants of Safeties

By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs Find out how the experts are teaching their footwork within their quarters coverage. Learn from multiple BCS coaches so you can apply thesae concepts this week. Find more here.  

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Pairing Four Verts With QB Draw as an RPO

By Mike Martin, Offensive Coordinator/QB Coach, Madison High School (OH), By pairing of four verticals with a QB draw element the Blue Steaks finished 10-2, averaged 35 yards a completion and five scrambles that netted 13.5 yards per carry with four of five resulting in first downs. Coach Martin details this concept here.  

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Montana State’s Top Run Pressure

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs See how Montana State defensive coordinator Jamie Marshall uses what he calls “backer” check, which tells the bubble linebacker in his four-down front to pressure the B gap as a first and second down call in the run game against 11 personnel run game.

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Research Reports

Press Box Research Report

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs It's the game within the game that matters, which is why XandOLabs presents new research on how offensive and defensive coordinators train their spotters in the press box.  With some states allowing the use of technology in the booth these methods could mean the difference between wins and losses.

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Using Press Technique to Disrupt the Fade-Stop

By Trey Henderson, Safeties Coach, College of William and Mary Coach Henderson outlines how the College of William and Mary has implemented press coverage techniques that can throttle their FBS opponents.

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Cover 2 Press Corner Techniques

By Richan Gaskins, Defensive Backs Coach, Gallaudet University (DC) Find out how Coach Gaskins breaks down his hard corner techniques to build physical corners from snap to incompletion.    

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Research: Defending the Problem Areas in Quarters Coverage

By Mike Kuchar, Senior Research Manager, X&O Labs In an effort to make sure we were as thorough as possible in our research, we wanted to devote this last case to defending the various "problem areas" in Quarters coverage. We all know that every coverage has its weaknesses, and Cover four is no different. So we asked some of our sources directly, how they best defend.....

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Simplifying Offensive Communication

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Drill Reports

Southern Oregon’s 4 Every Day Drill OL Circuits

By Chris Fisk, Offensive Line, Southern Oregon The University of Southern Oregon is fresh off an NAIA National Championship.Coach Fisk decided to tweak his circuit drills- surprisingly after scoring 45.7 points per game- and he presents the circuits he uses to teach first level blocking, second level blocking and pass protection including coaching points and video. Go.....

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Using the Mesh Drill for Multiple Read Schemes

By Jim Good, Associate Head Football Coach / Offensive Coordinator, University of Redlands (CA) Find out how Coach Good utilized this common drill to help his team lead DIII in turnover margin and Red Zone Offense in 2014.  

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Drilling QB Escape Mechanisms

By Sam Nichols, Managing Editor, X&O Labs Pocket movement is important, but if the QB doesn't know how to get out of the pocket when he has trouble he can often create more problems than he had before. This article covers drills from multiple coaches that help QB's get out of the pocket to make plays.  

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Troubleshooting Common Pass Protection Errors

By Justin Iske, Offensive Line Coach, Southwestern Oklahoma State University It’s a known fact that many breakdowns in pass protection stem from technique rather than scheme. In his exclusive clinic report, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Offensive Line Coach Justin Iske details the 14 most common technique errors in pass protection.  

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Quarterbacks: 12 Drills for Game Simulation

By Ryan O’Hara, Quarterbacks.....

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3 Fast Paced KO Coverage Drills

By James Vint, Offensive.....

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DB Drills - University of Louisville

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WR Drills - Clemson

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