Category Archives: 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.

Return Kick Drill

Drill Type:  Special Teams Drill Purpose It’s important for players to set-up in the correct spot to block when returning a kick. This is a great special teams drill to teach the return team how to properly block for the return. Execution The kick return team will be on the field for this drill. They…

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Dramatic Break (Inside & Outside)

Drill Type:  Defensive Back Drill Purpose This defensive back drill works on two types of releases: a dramatic break on the inside, and a dramatic break to the outside. The goal for your defensive back is to maintain a leverage where he’s aiming for the top shoulder of the other player, but he doesn’t want…

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Singleback Big – Outside Zone

Play Type:   Zone Run Setup The outside zone, combined with the inside zone, is the basis for any zone blocking scheme. It isn’t variety and trickery you’re relying on here, but rather execution from your offensive line and vision from your running back. This is a solid playcall in any situation aside from third and…

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Shotgun Trips TE – Spacing

Play Type:  Quick Pass Setup Another quick, high percentage play that fits perfectly within the west coast philosophy, this play uses horizontal spacing to open up receivers for a quick catch. This play is best used on 1st and 10, when you want to pick up a couple yards and get your team in good…

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I Form Big – PA Power O Waggle Left

Play Type: Playaction Pass Setup Once you’ve beaten the defense down with your power running game, its time to take advantage of those safeties creeping up to the line and hit the defense with a playaction pass. This particular pass has a bunch of big targets available for the quarterback, with two tight ends running…

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