May 2018

The Games Do Count

Author: Deron Bayer Originally Published: February 6, 2006 From: The Games Do Count — America’s Best and Brightest on the Power of Sports Author: Brian Kilmeade, 2004 Gerald Ford Former President of the United States Football When I was ten or eleven years old, I started playing sports in a local playground in Grand Rapids, […]

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Interview with Coach Joe Blount

Author: Bill Statz Originally Published: January 9, 2006 Interview with Coach Joe Blount, author of “The Smorgasbord Offense For Winning High School Football” By Bill Statz I have known Coach Blount for many years. I looked him up after reading his Athletic Journal article of 1949, “Short on Material, Try the Short Punt.” In that […]

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Comets Middleweights — 2005 Season In Review

Author: Eric Strutz Originally Published: January 23, 2006 In the off-season, I’d spent countless hours studying Jim Ahern’s Spread SW because I thought we could use it to make the best use of the talent we would have. Now, as the season approached, I learned that the golden-armed quarterback and the quick halfback from the […]

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Single Wing Myths

Author: Adam Wesoloski Originally Published: December 12, 2005 List compiled by coaches of the Delphi Single Wing Forum Can’t pass out of it. Illegal formation. Only for teams with small backs. It’s an Internet offense. It’s a trick offense. Stupid no-quarterback offense. You can’t get a center to snap the ball without bad snaps. Line […]

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The Four Horsemen

Author: Adam Wesoloski Originally Published: November 14, 2005 Grantland Rice October 18, 1924 New York Herald Tribune Outlined against a blue, gray October sky the Four Horsemen rode again. In dramatic lore they are known as famine, pestilence, destruction and death. These are only aliases. Their real names are: Stuhldreher, Miller, Crowley and Layden. They […]

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