Blitz Pickup

Purpose To teach players how to slide and pick up a defender on the move to protect the QB. Set Up You’ll need either cones or agility bags to create two lanes, each with a...

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7 on 7

Purpose To give players the chance to work on running routes and throwing passes in a semi-live situation. Set Up The QB, a C, and 5 WRs will go up against a team of 7...

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Run & Roll

Purpose To get players loose while working on coordination, agility, and hustle. Set Up Have the players line up and spread out on the goal line. Execution On the coach’s...

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Hit The Hole Drill

Purpose To get players reps taking a handoff and exploding through the hole and out into the 2nd level of the defense. Set Up You’ll need 2 cones, a dummy bag, a broom stick...

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QB Protect Drill

Purpose To teach offensive lineman how to sustain and finish their blocks on a pass play. Set Up Set up a dummy bag, and have two offensive linemen line up a couple yards in...

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Footfire Drill

Purpose To work on decelerating into cuts, footwork, and blocking in the run game. Set Up Have players pair off with teammates of similar strength and size. Each pair will...

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Goal Line Passing

Purpose To give players a chance to work on throwing passes near the end zone. Set Up You will need a QB an d a football, a C, and a line of WRs about 8-10 yards to the right...

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5 Yard Shuttle

Purpose To work on short area agility and explosiveness. Set Up Have the players form a single file line. Place a cone 5 yards directly in front of the line, and another 5...

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Mirror Stalk Block

Purpose To teach players how to track and block defenders. Set Up Begin by putting four cones down, 5 yards apart with one pair 3 yards behind the other. One player will step...

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Jump Cut Drill

Purpose To improve agility and to teach ball carriers the proper footwork for making jump cuts. Set Up You’ll need 12 cones. Place one cone down, then continue to place cones...

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QB Scramble

Purpose To develop a QBs pocket presence and ability to avoid the pass rush and pass downfield. Set Up The QB will stand in front of the coach, while two other players line up...

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Cone Drill

Purpose To work on conditioning and agility. Set Up Setup 5 cones – 4 forming a square, each 10 yards apart, with the 5th cone in the middle. Players will form at the bottom...

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Out Route Drill

Purpose This drill covers the last five yards of an out route. Particular attention should be placed on the player sticking his inside leg to make a good outside break and on...

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