The Lockdown U Blog

Don’t Get Lost Defensive Backs. Read Your Keys

By: Chad Wilson IG: @alleyesdbcamp Imagine a blind man trying to play football.  How much do you think he would be worth on a field playing against a bunch of other guys who can see? Not much I would gather.  We’ve seen guys playing with broken arms and heavily taped ankl...

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The Most Important Film You Will Ever Watch

If you have been on this blog, or on my YouTube Channel or my Instagram page you have most likely heard me talk about watching film.  Watching film is critical to your success.  A sturdy knowledge of your opponent each week will certainly put you in the right position more than...

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3 Ways that Cornerbacks Can Help Out Safeties

Chad Wilson IG: @alleyesdbcamp In the relationship that exists in the secondary between cornerbacks and safeties we often hear the cornerbacks as the ones who are complaining.  If they aren’t complaining about the safety not being in the post when he’s supposed to be...

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When it Comes to Dominating at DB, Knowledge is the Key

By: Chad Wilson – Owner – All Eyes DB Camp IG: @alleyesdbcamp There he was,  the other team’s top wide receiver and the best pass catcher in the county jogging out of the huddle to his spot on the left side of their formation.  Tasked with keeping a handle on ...

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Boss Unit: 1983 Denver Broncos

By: Chad Wilson _ All Eyes DB Camp IG: @alleyesdbcamp In the second installment of the Boss Unit series on All Eyes DB Camp,  I am going to talk about a team who’s defense is much maligned in the history of great defenses discussion.  This is due in large part to their in...

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You Can’t Cover it All By Yourself

By: Chad Wilson IG: @alleyesdbcamp We know how it is when you are playing defensive back. You are primarily judged, evaluated and valued by the masses based on your ability to provide “lockdown” coverage. If you can’t cover then what are you worth as a defensive...

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Stop Playing Press All the Time

By: Chad Wilson – All Eyes DB CampIG: @alleyesdbcamp One of the funniest things I see at camp every year is when the camp directors tell the defensive backs that they will have to take some reps playing off man. The majority of looks resemble an English speaking man being a...

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Use Your Coach’s Technique to Get to Your Technique

By: Chad WilsonIG: @alleyesdbcamp Technique may or may not be everything when playing defensive back but it’s damn close. Defensive backs care about their technique like a barber cares about his clippers and sometimes things can get emotional especially when a player and co...

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For Safeties It’s All About Angles

By: Chad Wilson IG: @alleyesdbcamp Sometimes playing safety you can feel like Will Smith in the final episode of The Fresh Prince when he was alone in the living room with everyone and everything gone. There’s a lot of room back there and at times it can feel like you are t...

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