April 2018

Football as a War Game

Author: Coach Hugh Wyatt Originally Published: October 31, 2005 By Coach Hugh Wyatt I was fortunate enough to have a conversation last week with Andy Kozar. That’s Andy Kozar, who played linebacker and single wing at Tennessee for the legendary General Bob Neyland in the photo. It was pretty exciting for me, talking nuts-and-bolts single […]

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Thursday Night in the U.P.

Author: Adam Wesoloski Originally Published: October 17, 2005 A few weeks ago I took a little road trip with my 7-year old son to see Menominee, Michigan’s freshman football team. I was invited by their head coach Jeff Bayerl, whom I’ve know since I was in 6th grade. It so happened that Paul Shanklin was […]

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Father and Son

Author: Paul Shanklin Originally Published: September 19, 2005 My father grew up during the Depression deep in the Midwest. His people were farmers, fire and brimstone preachers, and small-time business men who populated small towns from Missouri to Oklahoma. Like all the other children of his time he learned that there was never enough of […]

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The Lost Art of the Quick Kick

Author: Greg Laboissonniere Originally Published: September 19, 2005 Possession Football or Position Football? By Greg Lab The modern era of football has a possession frame of mind. The paradox is that the advocates of ball control aren’t thinking that it’s possible to control the ball on defense or at least control the flow of the […]

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