October 2018

Football Offense of 1939 in High Schools-Part 6

Special thanks to Jim Barg for the materials and Guy Savoie for the text conversion Originally Published: July 23, 2007 Athletic Journal — 1939 Ohio In Diagram 53 we find 5 brushing the defensive right tackle and going on down into the secondary for the defensive center ; 6 and the center team on the […]

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The BUFFALO Power Series

Author: Jack Gregory Originally Published: July 9, 2007 The BUFFALO Power Series 2nd Edition Triple B Playbook By Coach Jack Gregory Copyright 2007; Jack Gregory I would like to thank Adam for asking me to write another article for Direct Snap. This is the second article I have written for this great website and I […]

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Howard Jones’ Birdcage Shift

Author: Bill Statz Originally Published: June 18, 2007 I am taking the opportunity to write about Howard Jones. This great coach is one of my favorite single wing coaches. I will discuss and illustrate his “Birdcage Shift”. His teams shifted into numerous formations from the “Birdcage”.

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Historical Single Wing Football Documents Unearthed

Author: Tom Benjey Originally Published: May 21, 2007 Historical Football Documents Unearthed Earliest documentation of Pop Warner’s Single-Wing formation found Drastic football rule changes created modern American football in 1906. The Carlisle Indian School football team, running Pop Warner’s revolutionary new offense defeated Villanova in the first modern game 100 years ago. That event was […]

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2006 Comets Season in Review

Author: Eric Strutz Originally Published: May 7, 2007 I went into the 2006 season knowing it would be my last with the Comets. Work and family demands made it impossible for me to continue to meet the time commitment. I knew could coach one more year as an OC or an offensive line coach. I’d […]

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