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3 Subtle Mistakes You Are Making in Man Your Press Man Reps

By now, we’re all aware of some of the common mistakes made when playing press man coverage. These include things like opening the gate, having your eyes too high, and getting on your heels. However, even after addressing these issues, you may still encounter problems fr...

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This is Where You Will Fail as a Defensive Back

I’ve seen it time and again. Players come out, they get excited about training and the physical aspect of playing the position of defensive back. They love drills and workouts because they can physically feel themselves getting better. This is all well and good, but when...

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6 Things DBs Need to Know to Master Pass Coverage

On the surface, when you are just starting out playing defensive back in the secondary, covering wide receivers and making plays can seem difficult. However, as with all seemingly difficult tasks, breaking them down into smaller pieces can help you complete the mission. When i...

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Building Trust with Your DB Coach: Key Steps to Earn Playing Time and Starting Position

As players in the secondary, our first pursuit is playing time and the starting position. To do this, we must earn favor with our coaches. By favor, I don’t mean becoming his pet, but that might be what happens if you follow the steps I will lay out for you in this artic...

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5 Things NFL Scouts Look For in Safeties

As the heartbeat of a defense, safeties play a pivotal role in the game of football. Their ability to read plays, cover ground, and deliver bone-crushing hits can turn the tide of a game in an instant. But what exactly are NFL scouts searching for when evaluating college safet...

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5 Reasons Why Darrelle Revis Was a Shutdown Cornerback

Taking a look at the elements that made Revis one of the games’ best In the world of shut down cornerbacks, one of the top names that stands out is Darrelle Revis. Known for his legendary lockdown defense, he earned the nickname “Revis Island” because he left...

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As a DB, Ground Contact is Your Friend

This Key Element Will Unlock Your DB Potential By: Chad Wilson – All Eyes DB Camp Imagine playing a position on the football field where every move feels unnatural, where agility and speed are not just assets but essential skills. That’s the world of a defensive ba...

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Top 10 Fastest Defensive Backs in NFL History

With the recent passing of the NFL Combine and all of the hoopla surrounding the 40-yard dash, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on some of the fastest defensive backs that have suited up to play in the NFL. While any top 10 list can be debated and there are certain...

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Off Season Film Study 101

When the season is over and you begin preparation for the next one, you can’t ignore film study as a part of the process. In this article, I will discuss a few factors that need to be explored when you are entering into your off-season film study. Studying Yourself I put...

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