Goals That Inspire

What are some of your goals for 2016? As a player or coach going into off-season I’d suggest that you create meaningful goals that are worth fighting for because life (and your opponents!) will constantly test your resolve and level of commitment.

If your team goals, or individual ambitions don’t get your heart racing, blood pumping, butterflies circling, or voice crackling when you talk about them, you may need to go back to drawing board and create some new ones.

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Five Traits That Make a 5-Star Stud DB Recruit

What characteristics and skills would a 5-star defensive back possess that would allow them to be a superstar at the college level?  Speed and quickness are of course a given for players in the defensive secondary, but what is it that sets a 5-Star defensive back apart from the rest?

Here are the FIVE traits that make a 5-star stud DB recruit:

1. Backpedal
Having a proper backpedal is essential to being a good corner at any level of football.

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Football Terminology

Football contains an abundance of terminology specific to the sport. Understanding that terminology will enhance your knowledge of the game. To start, here is a list of offensive terminology.

GENERAL TERMINOLOGY

Playside:

The side to which a play is run

Backside:

The side away from a play

Weakside:

The side away from Y

Weak Flow:

When both backs go weak

Strong Flow:

When both backs go strong

Split Flow:

When the backs move in opposite directions

Counter:

Establishes flow to one side with the ball carrier cutting to the other side (misdirection play)

Stack:

When backers are lined up behind a lineman

Bubble:

When a backer is covering a center,

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