We had MANY guesses, with the most popular being “Kim Wood” (c’mon people, that would be waaay too easy.) Pops did play back in the day, but not before face masks.)
This is actually Burt Reynolds — yes, The Bandit himself — back when he was a star halfback for Florida State University. Golf claps to our good friend Jerome Learman who sent in the correct answer.
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Over 180 coaches attended the 2013 Michigan Football Strength and Conditioning clinic, and this spring the staff will be hosting their second annual clinic on Saturday, April 12th in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The cost per person is $50 for online registration, $60 for walk-ups. Speakers will include experts in the industry and vendors from across the nation.
Date: April 12th, 2014
Location: Schembechler Hall, Ann Arbor, Michigan
For more clinic information, lineup of speakers and to purchase your tickets, please click here: http://www.strength.umich.edu/
Online ordering for Football Strength Clinic #4 is now open. Please visit this page for clinic information and to purchase your tickets now.
At Michigan, my head coach was Lloyd Carr and my position coach was Brady Hoke, but there was another coach, a guy behind the scenes, who was and is just as important: Greg Harden.
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The “Bull Rush” is a simple move that every high school player in the country knows… the interesting angle that Mr. Harrison provides in this short clip (and that I don’t believe I have ever seen coached) is the plant and “turn” on the third or fifth step. Hand placement could be a little better, but otherwise, this tip has interesting possibilities…
Whether or not you have seen the show “Friday Night Tykes,” you will want to check this out: Friday Night Tykes and the future of coaching
Kim Wood will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 HIT Resurgence Conference
Where: Minneapolis, MN
When: February, 28th and March, 1st, 2014
More details can be found here: http://www.hitresurgence.com/
This article appeared almost five years ago in the New Yorker Magazine and brings up many interesting and important points:
OFFENSIVE PLAY How different are dogfighting and football? by Malcolm Gladwell
Successful football begins with sound fundamentals. The great Vince Lombardi won multiple championships on a handful of basic plays, run to perfection. Of these, the most famous is the power sweep explained here. The ideal situation for a coach is when the defense knows exactly what play is coming…when it’s coming…and how it’s coming…but STILL can’t stop it.