High School Scoop – Thursday January 18, 2018

Thursday January 18, 2018

DeSoto (TX): Head coach Todd Peterman has resigned effective at the end of the school year, per Matt Stepp.

Crespi (CA): The school has announced Troy Thomas will not return after five seasons.

#BeTheChange: A call to arms, and challenge, to the entire coaching community

San Juan Hills (CA): Aaron Flowers has resigned after five seasons.

Bartlesville (OK): Per source, Jenks HS (OK) defensive backs and special teams coordinator Jason Sport has been named defensive coordinator.

Basha (AZ): Per source, the head coaching job is open.

Space Coast (FL): Matt Diesel is the new head coach, per source.

Trap Coverage to Defend 3×1 RPO Concepts: Although Trap coverage is a solid answer for bubble or stick route RPOs in 3×1 formations. Shortening space for the outside linebacker allows him to be a better run support defender. X&O Labs will release an exclusive clinic report from Richland High School (TX) defensive coordinator Klint King detailing how he is still able to apply Trap rules to defend four vertical routes. The Rebels are a split field coverage outfit that used Trap coverage to give up only four completions on 30 RPO attempts last fall. This clinic report includes video and illustrations. To ensure you receive this report directly in your inbox, click here and enter your email address.

Santa Paula (CA): Per source, Mike MaGuire has been named offensive coordinator. We understand that Ed Gomez will coach the defensive line.

Burroughs (Burbank, CA): Mike Reily has resigned from the head coaching job, per source.

La Salle (Pasadena, CA): Russell Gordon has resigned as head coach.

Dos Pueblos (Santa Barbara, CA): We understand that Nate Mendoza has resigned from the head coaching post.

Maranatha (Pasadena, CA): Steve Bogan will not return as head coach, per source.

Saint Jospeh Regional (NJ): Saint Joseph Regional High School in Montvale, New Jersey is seeking an out of State Opponent Labor Day weekend. We are open to doing a 2 year contract. Please contact Augie Hoffmann at [email protected] or call him at 1 (551) 579-1968

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