The position of receiver requires a player to posses the greatest combination of athletic skills of any other position. Agility, hand-eye coordination, balance, precision of movement, deception, explosiveness, the ability to concentrate under duress, and toughness define a great receiver. “The ability to catch the ball within the heart of the secondary is like someone […]
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The position of kicker is a unique position. Not only does a kicker need to be athletic and coordinated to kick the ball physically but he must posses the confidence to handle pressure. Flexibility, strength, technique and mental toughness are all important attributes of a great kicker. “I can tell you, I have seen too […]
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Why football? What is it about this particular sport that so many people have fallen in love with? For me, that is an easy question to answer so sit back and enjoy my story! I’ll never forget my first introduction to the sport of football. I was seven years old and had just finished playing in Robert Tiedeman’s […]
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In the spring of 2000 I was hired as the Receiver Coach for a team called the Los Angeles Dragons in a new professional football league called The Spring Football League (SFL). Our head coach was Doug Cosby, former NFL All-Pro tight end for the Dallas Cowboys during the Tom Landry era. Coach Cosby had also been the […]
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It was fourth down with 1:25 left to go on the clock in the fourth quarter. We needed twelve yards to get a first down. I’m bent over in the huddle, trying to catch my breath, and I feel a trickle of sweat roll off the tip of my nose and onto the top of one of […]
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