The Scoop – Thursday June 29, 2017

Thursday June 29, 2017

West Georgia (D-II): The University of West Georgia has an opening for a defensive line graduate assistant beginning immediately. All applicants are encouraged to send their resume along with references to [email protected].

New Research: Defending C/D Gap Runs with the Bear Front – A clear weakness of the Bear Front is the off-tackle gap and zone schemes created by two-back offenses. Whether it’s speed option or pure ole power, an offense could have angles on the front five, thus separating the defense. In this exclusive clinic report with X&O Labs, Snohomish High School (WA) head coach Kai Smalley details what he does with outside linebackers and rush ends from his 3-3 base to defend option, 20/11 personnel gap schemes and Wing T runs including how he adjusts to the motion packages created by one-back off-line tight ends. Click here to read the report.  

Mayville State (NAIA – ND): Mayville State University, located in Mayville, ND is looking to hire an immediate full-time defensive backs coach.  The position is an 11-month full benefited position that also requires teaching 12 credits per year in the Health, Physical Education & Recreation department.  Qualified candidates must possess a master’s degree in Physical Education.  Duties include but not limited to: assist DC in the development & implementation of defensive scheme & game plan, monitoring progress of student-athletes, and recruiting responsibilities assigned by the head football coach.  All interested candidates must send resume & three references to Head Football Coach Sean Thom at [email protected] and Defensive Coordinator Shane Clancy at [email protected].


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