Articles for OUTSIDE THE LINE: Program

Is your digital playbook “collecting dust?”

The post below was written by my coaching buddy, Keith Grabowski.  He is a D-3 college offensive coordinator and writes the best football blogs in the country at  You should also follow him on Twitter @CoachKGrabowski. The post below is from 2 years ago.... View More


As you are wrapping up here are some ideas to think about. SENIOR MEETING We always meet with my seniors and buy them pizza. There is a form that they fill out rating the season and offering ideas of things the coaches should consider changing.... View More

Bear Bryant Poem

Bear always had a poem with him. This was one… This is the beginning of a new day. God has given me this day to use as I will. I can waste it or use it for good. What I do today is very important... View More

Typical Youth Coach

Most youth coaches are father’s, ex-high school athletes who think because they were good athletes they think they could coach a team to be successful, or someone who saw a football game and like the way the team looked. Our youth program has many big... View More

Condition with a Purpose

Several years ago, we took our team to the USC practice ran by then head coach Pete Carrol. While our players & coaches were enamored with the amount of talent, there was one thing that really stuck out in my head….USC was constantly conditioning their... View More

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