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DEFENSIVE CHARTS AND AWARDS A. DefensiveObjectives- Staff: 1. Win Hold opponents I O Dointsor less. to Scoreor give offensefield position (50 yard line plus _two times). Cet 4 takeawavs. 5. Preventoffensivebig gains: Field: 20 yard run, 25 yard pass TD: l5 yard run,or pass 6. Stopthird down play (Z-10). 7. Stop 3rd and Long play (&t O) 8. Three and out 50o/. of drives 9. No touchdownafter a turnover. .t 0. Eightminusyardage plays. Turnover Board - Staff l. Causefumble. Recoverfumble. 2 Interception. Block kick. 5. Score. Oubtanding Defensiveperformance Staff: The following will be considered evaluation: in 'I . Highest grade. 2. Most aggressive. 3. Most rackles. 4. Most assists. 5. RBI'sand big plays. Kicking Board - Staff: 1Kick off coverage lessthan 20 yardsaverage. 2. Punt return- + I O,score,block. 3. Net KickingCamebetter thanopponent.Net puntingaverage under32 yards. 4. Playerof the Week. Back Up PlayerAward - Staff F. Big Hit Award Big Plays: 1. Tackleinside20 on KO. 2. Tackleballcarrier loss. for 3. Knock down pass. 4. Bighit. 5. Extraeffort or oustanding play. 6Fifteen(15)or moreyards punt return. on 7. Harassthe QB on pass. 8. Stop2-pointplay. 9. Stop 4th down aftempt. 10. Interception11. C a u s e du m b l e . f 12. Blockedkick. 13. Recovered fumble. 14. Scoreon defenseHusky Hit Board - Please pagethree (3) for example: see

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'1. 2. gameplan Eeginregular Lookfor opponent's tendencies: a. Down and Distance b. Hash& Formation What and who we musttake away What coverages defenses and look good and bad What adjustments with basedefenses Present written scoutingreportto playersby pre-practice meetings Basicdefense and coverages: a. Basicaftack b- Shortyardage goal line and What playersneedto be identifiedto haveto be more pressured coached? or Came planfinalized beforep.m. practice a- Personnel 22123124 yardage b. Coal lindshort c. Playactionpass 21 personnel d. Run gamemuststop e. Pass Qk game Shouldplanbe altered possible adjustments? or Reviewof shifting motionrules or Practice what to put in - (Dirty Dozen)video PM critique of gameplan and video review of practice. gamevideoreview Complete opponent practice; Before a. 21/201121/10,2nd C/Tu Run b. Play Action Pass c. 2 Back DB Pass 'l Back DB Pass d. e. Screendraw reverse

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Fundamentals 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Cet aligned early Staylow - Bendthe knees KeepShoulders square the L. O. 5. to Protect outsidearm and leg when you haveforce or contain. Keepthe weightof the shoulders over the ballsof the feet

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- Continued: STRONCSAFETIES CeneralRules Continued: 13. zone' The offensive teammay makeone forwardpassduring eachscrmmage down, but it mustbe thrown beforethe passer advanclsbeyondthe rieutral

i4. Afterscoringa TD on a "Husky' interception, bal mustbe handed the to an officialimmediately; then celebrate with your teammates. 15. 'r6. II. A playermusthaveat leastone foot in boundsin orderfor a catch to be legal. Therecan be no passinterference caled on offensivesideof the L. o. s.

BASIC INFORMATION A. play: Principles Strong of Safety i. play HUSTLET hardfrom sideline sideline to everyplay!

2concentrate know your assignment thoseof your teammates. and see the big picture. 3. Recognize, identifyand communicate formation- know formation the tendencies. ldentifyalignmept key offensive of players. ldentifyspacing receivers know tendencies. of Recognize substitutes numberand position. by Knowthe strengths weaknesses the defense. and of Knowfieldposition, hashmarks down and distance. and ldentifythe difference betweenoffensive and passbrockingpatterns. run Learn keepyour shoulders to parallel the L. O. S. protect to your outside arm and leg.

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FILMSTUDYOBIECTIVES 1. You can developa greatsense recognition runninga play back and forth before of by its completion. Thereis no substitute film studywhen preparing an opponent. for for 2. Know the receiveryou are covering. Study him in all the films we have. Know his strengthand know his weakness. 3. Study other defensive backswhen looking at film or teamswho have alreadyplayed our next opponent. Don't be a spectator alwayswatchthe ball carrier. and 4. A projectoror TV is available you at any time during the week. A good defensive to backwill look at morefilm/tape than anyoneone the defensive team.

Preparation You have to analyze each play and have a tremendous amount of mental concentration each and every play. You have to rememberthat because on there is so much areato cover,and only four peopleto cover it, that every mistakeends up in a first down or TD. But by ail means, neverworry abouta previousmistake;it is pasthistoryano the next play is a new game. Learn when to play a receiver tight and when to play him foose. Know rhe formation,personnel, down and distance and field position. All of these are vital and mustbe takeninto consideration. (relate own speed) A. Speedof receiver to B. Can you affordto play him closeand tough? I Doeshe mind beinghit? C. Whattipsdoeshe givewhen running patterns? his r Goingdeepand inside? r Coingdeepandoutside? r Coingdeepand straight? r Coingshortand inside? I Coingshort andoutside? I Quickpasses? D. lndividualpatterns musttakeoff my receiver (bestpatterns). I I How will I coverhim in this situation? o Short sideline. . Opensideof field. . Blitz. . Longyardage. . Shortyardage. r What is hisfavorite... . lnsidepaftern? . Outsidepattern? E. Do they favorhim on long,medium or shortpasses? a

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COACHINC POINTS A. FreeSafety: '1. Execute Free. 6 B. Corners: 'I . Playwith outsideleverage. 2. CanuseBailMan technique. C. Rover: 1. Playrunfirst. 2. C-split backour yourside. first D. Backer: l. Execute C6 Free. Tuff 2. Playwith ouside leverage. E. Mike: 1. Rattechnique.

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DESCRIPTION: Thiscoverage a 2deep, S-underneath is zone defense.lt is
balanced strongand weak. Our run forcescome from the secondary. This is one of the few coverages allowsthe that opportunity defensive for backs aggressively to attack the wide receivers. STRENCTHS: Good against shortpassing game. Cood against screens ano draws. Cood against deepbombs. Void areas, intermediate middleand deepcorners.Fill is late to short-side. Slightly vulnerable play action passto

WEAKNESSES:

COACHINC POINTS Corners 1. ln a 2 call,we mustsqueeze routes all insidethe hashmarks whenever possible. we mustbe awareof all insidereceivers that can threatenthe flat. We mustdo a great job of cushioning wide outs,neverallowinga free release- We must be consistent sinking, taking away the void in areas and breaking on the ball thrownin the flat. Finally, mustbe up we extremelyphysicalversusthe run. We must attack the wide receiver versus blocks all andattack running the gameat all timesin a 2 call. 2. Be aware of crossers and backsin flat, cushion deep and break up on shortroutes. 3. Ball away - your responsibility alwaysto play ,,cutbacks the corner,, is to on all actions. 4. You mustcollision wide out. rf he triesto stalkblockvou. attackhim the outside. Your bestopportunitiesto fill inside are when thtewide out has a wide split. On tight split, alwaysstay outside. 5. B . SafeW Rover & 1. ln a 2 call. both deeppeoplehaveone-half field responsibility. you the must take perfectalignments, drops, read properly and fly to the ball when it is in the air_ Bothsafety and rover must overlapand play the ball thrown in the deep middle. lf any receiverreleases deep in your area, you are responsible the halfbackpass. play run supportonly when for the ball crosses line of scrimmaqe. the

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WEAKNESSES: Strong cornerin one on one. Void areas and deepcorners.

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D , Rover:
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DOSIS.

coverage. We lock up on DESCRIPTION: This coverageis a man-man-plus

STRENCTHS:

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is DESCRIPTION: Thiscoverage a man to man bracketcoverage.We lock up

STRENGTHS:

WEAKNESSES:

POINTS COACHINC Corners: 1. Coveryour man everywhere. 2. Use great head up man to man technique. You may get help from the free safetyor the rover. B. Rover& FreeSafety of 1. - On snapof the ball.setand bounce.readthe release the #2 receiver for run or pass.Full {low run to you - work to LOSget to an alignmentof 3 x 3 off the end man on the line. Be readyto fold insideor play the bounceoutside(youareprimaryforce!!). - Full flow away - Readthe release #2 receiverto the angle to the of insidetackles-Work downhilland cancel backs. (i.e.back arerunning lane). lf fastflow away, work flat and stay the open B or C gap cut-back square LOS. to 2. Versusthe pass. On snapof the ball set and bounce. Read#2 to your play side for run / passkeys. Any vertical releaseby the #2 receivers, open up by over the top C2 Tech.vs. a flat / drag release the #2 receiver at to the #1 receiver a 45' angleand shuffle. Playfrom the slant/ curl to the Dost.

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field rotationalzone with 4 is DESCRIPTION: This coverage a predetermined

STRENGTHS:

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TYPE:

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is weak rotationalzone with 4 DESCRIPTION: This coverage a predetermined under and 3 deep. This coverage allows us to play 3 deep with our Field"C" package. STRENCTHS: Creatagainst long ball. Civesus excellentsupportagainstthe weakside run. Strongside flats. Slow secondary supportstrong. Weak void areas.

WEAKNESSES:

COACHINCPOINTS StrongCorners: 1. Always be a deep pass defender firstand a run supporter second. 2. On deep ball, get out of your backpedal and flip back towardsthe Q B , squeeze boundary the and pin the receiver. Corner: B . Boundary 1. 8ephysical!!! 2. Keepeyesopen asyou roll up. 3. Usehardcorner techniques.
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zone defense. is D E S C R I P T I O N : Thiscoverage a four deep,three underneath

STRENCTHS:

vs. from a Cover 2 look. Excellent two Cives greatdisguise backand one back/ two tightend runningattacks.Eliminates to routesand allows our linebackers be four verticalpassing vs. fastflow backers the run.

to vulnerable playactionpass. W E A K N E S S E S : Slightly

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DEFENSIVE DRITLS
t. Hit Drills A. OneMan Hit Two-ManHit B. ThreeManHit C. Four-Man Hit D. Tackling Drills A. FormTackle B. AngleTackle Tackle Fumble C. Open FieldTackle D. E. ScoreTackle 800 800 801 802 803 804 804 805 806 BO7 808

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Purpose: Developproperfootworkand body position. k proper pursuit Develop angle with inside out leverage the ball. on L. Develop movingup intoandexploding into the ball carrier with proper tackline form. Drill: Fivecones linedup in a straight two yardsapart are line formingfour holes. f '' The holesare numbered one throughfour. The ball carrierstands two yards _ playeris oppositehim, behindand to the sideof the firstcone. The defensive one yard on his sideof the firstcone. The coachstands behindthe defender andwith his fingers, signals holewherethe ball carrier to run into (one the is "Set",the defender throughfour). On the command starts moving his feet in "Co", the ball carriermoveslaterallydown shortchoppysteps.On command line carrying ball in outside the the arm,and runsup into the hole designated by the coach. The defender moves down the line, stayingon the back hip of the ball carrier, shoulders square, and in goodfootballposition. As the ball carriermovesup into the designated hole,the defender explodesinto the ball carrierusingpropertechnique and tacklingform, puttingfaceon the ball. He lockshis armsand takesthe ball carrierbacka few steosand then releases. Incorporate cut-back and frontand backspinsby the runnerjust prior to being tackled.

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Two.ManHit:

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Purpose: . D"u"lop abilityto power stepup into a man and deliver a shoulderblow, and good positionon the blocker,and not over goodbody leverage keeping with the legs. extending at ihe Develop abilityto roll the hipsand getmaximumexplosion the moment b. of contact. Drill: a line players up one yardbehind line in a two-pointhittingposition. Thedefensive and the defenders three yardsfrom them. The man linesup between The offensive playerand slightlyoff to the side. on aboutevenwith the offensive coachstands ,,set",all three players startchoppingtheir feet in a low hitting the command man runs at the defenderto his right position.on the command"co" the offensive with his insidefoot and delivers powersteps speed.The defender at threequarters arm. He aimsfor the inside man using and a shoulder handblow to the offensive the chestwith the eyes. He stepsup to the line makingsure he does not low, rolls his hipsand getsmaximum explosionat contact. overextend.He stays to man retreats his threeyardsand then runsat the other defender The offensive is deliversa blow as did the first defender. Enthusiasm who powerstepsup and shout"Hit" eachtime a blow is delivered. Afterthe addedto the drill ii otherptayers the havehadtheir repetitions, coachyells "Roll lt" and the players defenders eachtaking a new positionreadyto repeatthe drill' revolveclockwise,

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Puroose: Same otherHit Drillswith the addedemohasis takinson as of from differentangles. blockers comingat the defender Drill: faces threeoffensive blockers.The defenderis in a two-point hitting One defender positionaboutthreeyardsfrom the blockers.The coachstands behindthe On the command"Set" all playersstartchoppingtheir feet in a low hitting defender. who then runsat the defenderat position.The coachpointsat one of the blockers aboutthreequarters speed.The defenderpower stepsup and deliversa shoulder proper rolling the hips,good body leverage, handblow into the blockeremphasizing forearm delivery,and not overextending. soonas he deliversa blow. the As returnto their originalposition. The defenderis readyto and the blocker defender on takeon the nextblockerwho attacks signalby the coach. The defender shouldtakeon the outsideblockers with his insideshoulder,stepping with his insidefoot, keepinghis shoulders square, and his outsidearm free. He shouldtakeon the middleblockerwith eitherhis left or right shoulderand hand. The players "Roll lf' clockwiseaftereachtime so that all four playersget a chance at eachoosition.

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TACKLINGDRILLS FormTackle:

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Purpose: To developthe properfundamentals tacklingwith good form, of learning speed, conductive safety, to and the learning propertechniques. of To developconfidence tacklingwith the eyesopen and the neck bulled. in Discourage leadingwith the head.

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Tacklers alignedon a line, five yardsfrom and facingthe ball carrier. are Theythen takeone stepbackfrom the line. Theyare in a two-point hitting position. On the command"Set",they beginchoppingtheir feet. On the command"Co", the ball carrierjogsdirectlyat the tacklerat about half speed. He neitherdodgesnor attempts run over the tackler. As the ball to carrierapproaches, tacklersteps to the line, stays the up squareand makes contactwith the ball carrier. The kneesare bent,the hips roll throughon contact, and the armsand handsare clasped aroundthe buttocks. Drive up and throughthe ball carrier, carryhim five yardsand then let him down. This is strictlya form tacklingdrill. Emphasis shouldbe placedon the tackler bulling his neckand keepinghis headup so contactis not made with the head.

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of the To develop properfundamentals tacklingat an angle. To takea properangleto the ball carrier,wrappinghim up with the arms. Drill: are Tacklers alignedon a line five yardsfrom and facingthe ball carrier. They hittingposition. On the command"Set", they begin in a tr,vo-point are move forwardat a theirfeet. On command"Co", the ball carriers chopping directionat learningspeed. The tacklermoves 45" anglein the predetermined a upfield at aboutthe sameangleand speedand executes Huskytackle and throughthe ball carrier the emphasizing clubbingof the arms. Drive up and takehim backa few steps. lt is importantto keepyour headup and the accelerate feet on contact.

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Puroose: To developthe properfundamentals tackling,with addedemphasis of of the tacklergettingup off the ground,findingthe biil carrierand knockingtt'.e uuf looseas contactis made. Aim for the b;ll, keepeyeson the ball. Drill: Thedrill should executed be with full speed reaction and halfspeed collision. The players lined up five yardsapart. The tackrerlayson his back are on the ground with hishipson the line,and his headtowards ball carrier.The ball the carrierfacesawayfrom the tacklerwith his heelson a line and a bafl praced behindhis feet. on command"co" the tacklersprings his feet and attacks to the ball carrierwho has turnedaround,picked up thela[, pracedit under hrs arm and is starting towardsthe tackrer.The tackieraimsfor the bal and executes propertacklingtechnique. lf the ball is fumbled,the tacklerrecovers the football. As in the form tackle,the ball carrierooesnot try to run overor destroy tackler. He letshimselfget tackled. The tacklermuststaylow with the a good wide basein makingthe tackre. contact is madequickryso no great collision occurs and the danger injuryis minimar. of

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Purpose: To develop abilityto tackle, the with emphasis staying on square, tackling hariand highon thegoalline. Drill: The drill is performed an areafive yardssquare.The tacklerassumes twoin a point hittingpositionin the middleof the box, nvo yardsin front of the goal line. The ball carrieralignsfacinghim threeyardsawayon a line representing the five yard line. On the command"Set" both players startchoppingtheir feet. On "Co" the ball carrierstarts moving back and forth laterallyon his line. The tackler,keeping shoulders his square, shuffles a parallelline, keeping on ,,Score. ball carrier the ball carrier his inside on hip. On the command the charges the goal line and the tacklerclosesin and makes full speedtackle. for a

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