"It is not always your best players that make your best team"  I am sure this quote has been used by many people.  I first heard it while sitting in a Lou Holtz staff meeting at Notre Dame in 1990.  I have never forgotten it and also had the opportunity to put it to a...

Every Quarterback I have ever coached has heard me tell them, "Remember, You never go broke taking a profit."  It is an expression I use to empahaize with them good decision making and ball protection.  If they were given a penny everyday of their lives and never spent...

A Quarterback has to make positive decisions.  He is ultimately responsible for protecting the football.  A phrase I learned very early in my coaching career is "before you can ever win, you must prevent losing."  In today's world, and in everyday language, that simply...

Focus, for anyone, is essential to accomplish what needs to be done.  In coaching a QB it is critical to find ways to impress on him how important it is for him to control his mind and zero in on the task at hand and not be distracted by all the ouside noise.  Positive...

Decision making for a Quarterback may be the most important aspect of the position.  Making positive decisions in a very quick span of time is critical.  I am sure it is important in all aspects of life and business but in a game the Quarterback position places more of...

Coaching, in its purest form. is about helping someone get better at a physical skill.  The Rivals Camp Series, sponsored by Under Armour is exactly that opportunity.  For the past two weekends I have had the privledge of coaching young Quarterbacks in Orlando, Miami a...

The most important quality a Quarterback must possess to be considered a good passer is the ability to complete the ball, to be accurate.  Many young QB's forget the most important body function that determines if you are accurate are your eyes.  Doing anything athleti...

Last week news broke that the Ivy League has passed a rule that prohibits live tackling "in season"  On the surface this is a revolutionary move.  Reading it more closely it most likely only eliminates one day of contact from an entire saeaon.  The traditional practice...

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