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What Motivates You: Mastery

As a husband, father, coach, teacher and business owner, I am always looking for ways to improve. I’m sure you are as well, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this. A book I heard about several months ago, and finally decided to pick up during the Christmas break is Drive by Daniel Pink. The premise of the […]

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Five Quick Questions on the Flexbone

  Here are five questions coaches constantly have about the Flexbone and Triple Option Offense. Today, we provide you with quick answers. 1. When do you run Rocket Toss? A: Coach Johnson says to run Rocket Toss when the widest playside inside linebacker blitzes or if the D-gap player collisions the tackle as he tries […]

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What Are They Doing in the Secondary?

There are only so many things a defense can do in the secondary to stop you, while maintaining integrity against both Triple Option and Play-Action Pass.  Cover Two – Safeties Deeper than 9 Yards What this means on Triple Option – You have to switch block the perimeter because the CB is more dangerous by […]

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Oak Ridge’s New Offense is Flexible

A nice article on one of this season’s clients MARYVILLE — It’s out with the spread and in with the flexbone for the Oak Ridge High School football team. Even though the Wildcats finished 12-1 a year ago, the tough running yards were sometimes hard to come by. Oak Ridge coach Joe Gaddis spent much […]

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Weekly Coaching Responsibilities

Here are some weekly coaching responsibilities I did not have time to go over in my clinic speech at the Nike Coach of the Year Clinic in Atlanta this past weekend. All of this is part of the Flexbone Association Academy Head Coach Quarterbacks/B-Backs Coach Offensive Line Coach A-Backs Coach Wide Receivers Coach     […]

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The Twelve Foundational Pillars of Paul Johnson’s Program

HT to Football Scoop Paul Johnson has been in the game a long time. Speaking before close to 4,000 coaches at last week’s AFCA Convention, Johnson talked about his decision to jump into coaching college football, and how close it came to not happening. After graduating from Western Carolina in 1979, Johnson took a job […]

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Jazdzewski to Speak at Nike Coach of the Year Clinic (Atlanta)

Guys, I will be speaking at the Nike Coach of the Year Clinic in Atlanta. My slot is on January 30th @ 1:30. Here is the clinic schedule

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