In the 1980’s then high school Coach Mark Speckman took a play, the FLY SWEEP, and created an entire offense based on that play.
His Central California teams had back-to-back 14-0 seasons and were the #1 team in California.
- 113 wins as high school coach, back-to-back 14-0 seasons, 2 CIF titles and #5 USA Today national ranking.
Speckman took the FLY OFFENSE to the collegiate level at Williamette College and now at FCS UC Davis.
- UC Davis records for most wins in a season
- 82 wins at Williamette,
- 2 championships, 3 postseason appearances, & national runerups in 1997.
“The mantra is `figure it out.’ There are a million ways to do something and all of us have to figure it out. When I was a player, I had to figure out how to throw a ball, catch a ball and how to tackle. Nobody every told me. I was a defensive player who started coaching offense. So I had to figure it out.