Plug 'N Play Football

Simplifying Football for Youth Coaches

Highlight Videos – Defense & Special Teams

Here is a highlight reel from a team I coached in 2010 – Rogers, MN 5th Grade Panthers. We ran a version of Jack Gregory’s 6-3 defense modified to fit our league rules of no blitzing linebackers.  We saw tremendous growth in skill as the season progressed and every member of the defense contributed.  We [...]

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Establishing a Surprising Defensive Line

I recently wrote an article called ”Minimum Play Players” which discussed some options on how you could best utilize your MPP. Some of the most satisfying moments I’ve experienced as a youth football coach have come as I watched a small, inexperienced player, whom others may have written off, suddenly start wreaking havoc in the [...]

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