The Lockdown U Blog

Great DBs Study Themselves

By now your season is over and your mind has shifted into offseason mode.  That means getting yourself prepared for the next season on the horizon.  While you are making plans on what you want to be and look like physically when the Fall rolls around,  it is important to craft...

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This One Thing Can Help You Make More Plays at DB

Football is a stressful game and we all know that.  Not only is it taxing from a collision stand point but it is taxing on a cardiovascular level.  Some guys prepare for the latter better than others.  The elite ones are never lacking in this area. You may have heard that foot...

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You Have to Finish the Play

By: Chad Wilson Owner – All Eyes DB Camp How many times have you done everything you needed to do at the snap.  Your eyes were in the right place,  your footwork was on point,  you drove on the man like you were supposed to but when the moment of truth came,  you droppe...

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4 Ways Linebackers Can Help the Secondary in Pass Coverage

By: Chad Wilson Owner – All Eyes DB Camp You’ve heard the saying “It takes a village to raise child”?  Well,  in that same vain,  it takes a whole unit to stop a passing attack.  In this article,  I am going to talk about one third of that unit and ho...

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Keys to Playing Zone Defense the Right Way

Most cornerbacks that you run into will tell you that they prefer to play man coverage over zone coverage.  There are a number of reasons for this.  One is because they think it shows their worth at the position.  Second,  it’s because zones can be confusing and require...

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Be As Deep as the Deepest

If you played defensive back and safety in particular,  you have likely had a coach tell you this when discussing a coverage.  “Be as deep as the deepest”.   There’s nothing worse than getting a ball thrown over your head as a defensive back and knowing that...

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Know the Lingo. How to Learn the Defense Fast

One of the biggest keys,  if not the biggest key for a defensive back’s success is not only knowing the defense but understanding it.  Knowing the defense is knowing where you are supposed to be on a certain coverage.  Understanding the defense is knowing why you are sup...

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4 Things That Make An Elite Nickelback

With all the footballs filling the air in recent years because of the advancement of passing in the game of football,  one position has gained more importance than ever before and that is the nickel back. There was a time when most teams deployed 21 personnel (2 backs, 1 tight e...

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3 Things Safeties Can Do to Help Out Cornerbacks

Great secondaries play together.  Great defenses play together.  This means that what one man sees so does the other.  When one mans sees it,  he communicates it to the next man.  Any plus unit that you have ever witnessed work has had a great working relationship between al...

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