Pop Warner

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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Plays From The Distant Past, Part 1

Author: Ted Seay Originally Published: March 14, 2005 The American Boy, 1916 Part 1 The following plays and descriptions were taken directly from the October, 1916 edition of The American Boy magazine. I will be reproducing a couple of plays and their descriptions, by some of the greatest coaches of the first two decades of […]

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Glenn Scobey “Pop” Warner


Author: Adam Wesoloski Originally Published: November 8, 2004 “The greatest game that a coach can win is the one that develops a boy into a man.” – Pop Warner

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Off-Tackle: The Reason Behind the Single Wing


Author: Ted Seay Originally Published: July 12, 2004 There have been some excellent articles posted to Direct Snap on why coaches should consider running the single wing offense, and on how best to do so — but what about the origin of the offense itself? As it turns out, there is at least some controversy […]

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