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Historical Football Pieces

I’ve been re-watching old classic games on YouTube and decided to invest time in some historical football pieces.

The first is on the top 10 traditional (under center) option quarterbacks – Click below or here to read This includes Keenan Reynolds, Kordell Stewart, Donovan McNabb, and Tommie Frazier as a few of the big names in option football from the 80’s, 90’s and today.

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The second historical piece covers the 5 QB’s the ‘Canes defenses of the 80’s, 90’s and early 2000’s gave nightmares to. The list includes Peter Gardere (Texas), David Klingler (Houston), Chris Rix (FSU), Keithan McCant (Nebraska), and even Troy Aikman (Oklahoma). There are guest features from Marvin Graves (Syracause) and Todd Ellis (South Carolina) as well. Click here or the image below to read

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Returning Home: Florida College Football | Film Don’t Lie

The “Returning Home: Florida College Football” episode of Film Don’t Lie covers bringing a historical star back to campus in their prime for the seven FBS Florida football programs.

What if the Florida Gators could bring back Tim Tebow in his prime? Or the FSU Seminoles could see Peter Warrick lined up all over the field again? Can you picture Ken Dorsey back behind the center in Mark Richt’s offense? Or even TY Hilton playing for Butch Davis? The USF Bulls could use Jason Pierre-Paul and the FAU Owls could use Trey Hendrickson to improve their pass rush. That’s what this episode Returning Home: Florida College Football is all about. The seven FBS schools get the chance to bring one player back from their history and in the prime of their careers.

6 college football personalities that could be stars in the WWE

Ever wondered which college football personalities from the upcoming 2018 would make it as pro wrestlers? Here are the six that could be stars in the WWE.

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Read the full article: 6 college football personalities that could be stars in the WWE

Why more “bad” NCAA Football programs should employ the Flexbone offense

(Updated 5/10/2018)

Since 2003, the Navy Midshipmen have won at least 8 games in all but one season, a woeful 5-7 in 2011. While that 2011 record gives cause for pause regarding Navy circa 2016, it would have been tied for the Middie’s best season from 1998-2003 when the program had win totals of 3, 1, 2, 5, and 0. What are the keys to Navy’s success? Program discipline, leadership, scheduling, technology, and the flexbone triple option.

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SOTU: Screen Pass Options aka SPO’s

Read the article (includes diagrams, GIFs, and video) on Screen Pass Options aka SPO’s and how they’ll be used in college football. Noel Mazzone, now the QB coach and offensive coordinator at Arizona, has been using them for years.

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2018 Spring Football Wrap Up | Film Don’t Lie

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Film Don’t Lie is presented by Saturday Blitz’s College Football 5th Quarter series. Today’s episode covers the 2018 spring football season’s 2 losers and 3 winners. The losers were the Michigan Wolverines and Miami Hurricanes. The winners were THE Ohio State Buckeyes, Oregon Ducks and Nebraska Cornhuskers. I graded this on the hype it built for the season, momentum gained, and how the teams looked on the field of play.

Check my NFL Mock Draft at: https://saturdayblitz.com/2018/04/09/2018-nfl-mock-draft-complete-first-round-pro-days-trades/

Twitter: @IMFB_Blog

College Football: The Impact of Run-Pass Options

I recently wrote a piece for SOTU.com (as part of the SB Nation network) on run-pass options. My focus is on how they’ve changed the rules, how they manipulate the rules, and what RPO’s we can expect to see going forward. Click here or the headline below to access. The video embeded below is from the article.

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