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High School Scoop - Thursday March 25, 2021

Thursday March 25, 2021

X&O Labs 3-25-21

Tomball (TX): Tomball HS has openings for Varsity wide receivers and Varsity defensive backs. Salary for coaching 2 sports (with minimum 5 years experience required) is approximately $68,000. Applicants must be certified to teach a core subject (No PE or Health). Tomball ISD will open a new $55 million stadium to be shared between two high schools in the fall of 2021. Applicants should send a resume to KevinFlanigan@tomballisd.net

Wellington (FL): Danny Mendoza has been announced as the new leader of the program.

Fort Worth Eastern Hills (TX): Head coach Tracy Simien has stepped down.

South Effingham (GA): South Effingham HS, located near Savannah, is looking for a assistant football / head boys basketball coach. Must be a certified teacher - any subject area will work for this teaching position. All interested please send your resume to Nathan Clark at nateclark1137@gmail.com.

East Ridge (Clermont, FL):East Ridge high school is looking for a kick off classic game in August 20th 2021. We are a 7A program, that went .500 last season. We are willing to travel. If interested please contact head coach Martez Edwards. Via email coachmdedwards@yahoo.com.

Gateway (Monroeville, PA): Gateway HS is looking for a Week 0 (August 27th or 28th) opponent for this fall. Please contact Athletic Director/Head Football Coach Don Holl at dholl@gatewayk12.org.

Durant (Plant City, FL): Durant HS, located in Plant City, FL. is currently looking for qualified, Defensive assistant coaches. Areas of need are LB and/or DB with Special Teams coordinator a possibility. Possible teaching positions will be available next year. Interested candidates can email Clayton.Varnum@HCPS.net.

Bud Foster on Pressuring the Modern Quarterback: There's a reason why Bud Foster's defenses at Virginia Tech still rank 1st in sacks (894), 1st in sack yards (-6,110), and 1st in third-down defensive percentage (31.6%) despite having not coached in two seasons. But, make no mistake, the FBS "G.O.A.T." is not done with football. He's been quietly assisting defensive coaches around the country in developing new innovations to combat the advancements of today’s offenses. First on his priority? Design pressures to manipulate the modern quarterback. He learned the hard way that 3-Deep, 3-Under pressure patterns like good ole Whip and Cane Dog are now easily detected and exploited. Today’s QBs are too schooled in identifying rotations and taking advantage of negated space and personnel mismatches. It's why later in his career, he created what he called "switch" coverage to protect a lesser talented boundary corner against a dominant X while overloading coverages to the field to protect against seam routes—where QBs were previously afraid to throw against pressure. In an exclusive study with X&O Labs’ Mike Kuchar, Bud Foster presents his entire pressure catalog which includes illustrations, narrated video, and game film. This presentation is available right now: Go here to start reading (watch video)

Wekiva (Orlando, FL): Wekiva HS is looking for a Home Game Week 3 ( 9/10) and Week 4 ( 9/17 ). Please reach out to Head Coach Jeremiah Schwartz at Jeremiahschwartz1990@gmail.com.

Lone Star (Frisco, TX): Lone Star HS is looking for a Week 1 game, Aug. 26th or 27th. Frisco Lone Star could host the game at "The Star in Frisco" the Home of the Dallas Cowboys. Please contact Head Football Coach- Jeff Rayburn at rayburnj@friscoisd.org.

Palmetto Ridge (FL):Palmetto Ridge HS, located in Naples, FL is looking for a Week 1 (Aug 27th) Home game. If interested contact HC Chris Toukonen at toukoc@collierschools.com.