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The Slot-T Pitch Play (Video & Diagrams)

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The Slot-T offense is well known for tight splits, condensed formations and a powerful inside run game. However, when the defense packs in tight, this opens up a lot of opportunities for runs to the outside, and this is what the pitch play is designed to do. Follow along as Coach Shawn Liotta explains how they coach this play. Watch the video or keep reading to learn more. Explaining the Pitch Play Let’s say for example that we’ve been attacking inside between the tackles quite a bit and have forced the defense to respect the interior run game.That’s when we...

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Georgia's Simple QB Draw RPO (Diagram & Explanation)

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Georgia's offense needed lots of answers in 2022, and this play is one example. Let's talk about an RPO that works against just about anything, but can also be useful for clearing up the picture against defenses that like to throw a lot of crazy looks at an opposing offense. This is taken directly from our latest release: 101 Plays from the Georgia Offense Keep reading to learn more about this play and the philosophy behind it. Georgia vs Samford - 2:56 1Q  In this look, Bennett has to love the boundary hitch pre-snap to take it, otherwise, he can choose...

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Michigan's Bunch Play Action Concept (Diagram and Explanation)

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Michigan has a powerful run game, which means they've got the ability to be very creative when it comes to play action. This is taken directly from our latest release: 101 Plays from the Michigan Offense Keep reading to learn more about this play Michigan's Offense vs Nebraska - 8:54 2Q This is one of the most diabolical plays in the Michigan playbook, because it’s so natural for a safety to see the outside receiver insert himself into the bunch and come flying downhill, reading what looks like run.  The Y and the H both fire out on their blocks in opposite directions, while...

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George Allen: The One of a Kind Character and Football Innovator

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Today I wanted to share a story of a guy who is one of the most underrated coaches in NFL History, but who was both a unique character and someone who changed the game permanently. If you love football history, you'll love George Allen.  Allen was a coach who was obsessed with football down to the tiniest detail, but still managed to connect with his players on a deep level everywhere he went. On at least one occasion, one of Allen's assistant coaches used the bathroom after him, only to find plays he had diagrammed on the toilet paper roll....

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Coaching the QB in the No Huddle No Mercy Offense

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Running the no huddle can create a lot of problems for a defense, but if your quarterback is not prepared, it won't matter what plays you call during a game.  You need a plan, and that's what this article is about. Coach Shawn Liotta explains how he teaches his quarterback to operate in the no huddle offense, from practice, to film study, to game night. Watch the video above, or keep reading to learn more about how Coach Liotta coaches his quarterback in the No Huddle No Mercy Offense Expectations of the No-Huddle Quarterback Film Study  Practice, Opponent, Self Study. We...

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