SOTU article, taking a really early look at the FSU offense via Willie Taggart’s season at Oregon in charge of the Ducks. Looking at power, play-action passing and the mesh pass concept. Click here for the full article
Manny Diaz can keep applying his pressure without so many holes in coverage.
For StateOfTheU.com (aka SOTU) I covered how coaches game plan on offense on a weekly basis. I discuss the mundane like down and distance and hash to the more analytical such as attacking space and field zone. Of course, Mike Leach makes an appearance.
Stop throwing the red zone fade and other musings from +5
Check out my post on SOTU for SB Nation that looks into the research other nice people have done regarding the red zone fade, what other plays will work inside the red zone or +5 yard line, and what I like to run in that area myself. CLICK HERE to read or the image below.
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.
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
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.