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Coaching Linebacker Stance

22 Aug

By Joe2
Football Defense Report
May 30, 2011  

Some coaches are so detail oriented. They can see every little mistake and need everything to be perfect. Others are results guys. They don’t car how the job gets done, as long as the result is good.

Nowhere on the defensive side do these differences become more obvious than linebacker stances. Some teams will have 2 or 3 linebackers standing at exactly 5 yards looking like a picture out of a manual. Others have guys at different levels, different hip height, foot width, and anything else you can think of.

For me, I guess I am a results guy. I don’t care what he looks like pre-snap if he’s making plays. There are only a few guidelines my guys need to follow, and one rule not to be broken.

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Training Your Linebackers

2 Jul

Some drills for you and your Linebackers: