Football Plays

Looking for new football plays? Here, you’ll discover a complete collection of football plays for offense, defense, and special teams. Whether you coach Pop Warner or Varsity High School, this section will have a ton of material you can add to your playbook.

Special Teams: Steering for Kick Off Return

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In today’s video blog post, we are going to demonstrate a fantastic special teams drill for“Steering”. This drill will help your players to understand the concepts behind this important technique and how to implement it successfully. Breaking Down the “Steering” Drill for Special Teams The players are going to facing each other on the line,…

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The “Punch & Drive” Drill for Special Teams

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The Setup: 1.  Set up with 2 players facing each other, with the line between them. 2.  The player facing the end zone is the offensive blocker/kickoff return personnel. The other player is the kickoff coverage player. The Breakdown: You have probably noticed that many times on the kickoff return, the unit gets their hands…

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Spring To Action Drill for Kick Off Return

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In this video blog post, we are demonstrating fish hooks on a kick off return. We also show you a kick off return circuit that you can add to your next football practice plan! 1. Set up 2 cones spaced approximately 3 feet apart down the line, with one player on the line next to…

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Special Teams: The Butt & Press Drill

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As you get closer to the ball carrier, there are going to be guys that are in your way. Many players want to run around blocks. But what really needs to happen in a shock and lock on that blocker, with the defender finding where the ball carrier is going and then ripping off of…

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The “Hard Turn” Drill for Special Teams

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The “Hard Turn” is a special teams drill that is complimentary to reading the upfield shoulder. Sometimes the player misreads the upfield shoulder. When they do this, they will go beyond the point where the ball carrier/returner is headed.  Your players need to learn how to effectively work around a blocker, take a good pursuit…

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