Post by Coach Campbell on Apr 3, 2005 11:42:50 GMT
Circle The Wagons Circle the wagons is a descriptive term used for running plays that go outside and for the sprint out passing game. Circle the wagons Intel's the full reach by an offensive lineman using drop step crossover footwork. This term alerts the offensive linemen to drop step their play side foot while working to rip their backside arm through the play side jersey number of the defender.
Post by Coach Campbell on Apr 3, 2005 11:44:35 GMT
Drop Step This term is used to describe the footwork for a running back that is assigned the football and or an offensive lineman working to reach a down defender. The drop step is usually the drop of the play side foot in order to gain and advantage
Post by Coach Campbell on Apr 3, 2005 11:46:31 GMT
Near Ear Rule The near ear rule pertains to where an offensive lineman places his helmet on all inside running plays. In other words an offensive lineman will locate the nearest ear of a down linemen and use this as a landmark for his helmet placement.
DRIVE BLOCK-(STEP DIRECTLY TO DLM WHILE PUNCHING DIRECTLY WITH CLOSE HAND SPREAD UNDER THE BREAST PLATE, GRAB CLOTH WITH THUMBS UP AND LIFT DLM RIGHT OUT OF HIS SOCKS!)- DBLE TEAM BLOCK- ( TWO OLM GET HIP TO HIP AND DRIVE BLOCK THE OLM) COMBO BLOCK- ( ONE OLM HITS DLM AT ABOUT BOTTOM OF NUMBERS AND OTHER OLM HITS HIGH UP ON THE DLM (WE CALL IT CHIPPING) AND SLIDES TO SECOND LEVEL DEFENDER (LINEBACKERS). SOME COACHES USE THESE TERMS INTERCHANGEABLY BUT IN MY TRAINING I WAS TAUGHT THE LISTED DIFFERENCES IN THE TWO BLOCKS. REACH BLOCK- (STEP RIGHT OR LEFT TOWARD DLM AT 45 DEGREE ANGLE) FOLD BLOCK- ( ONE OLM REACHES DLM WHILE ADJACENT OLM STEPS AROUND AND BLOCKS SECOND LEVEL DEFENDER (LB). THESE ARE THE DESCRIPTIVE TERMS USED TO DESCRIBE THE MOST COMMON BLOCKS USED BY THE OLM.
J.C. EASTON<BR>HEAD COACH<BR>GA TIGERS FOOTBALL<BR>PROFESSIONAL MINOR LEAGUE