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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Win With Nick Saban’s Pass Defense Principles

Nick Saban is widely regarded as one of the greatest football coaches of all time, and his success is due in no small part to his innovative defensive strategies. Saban is known for his emphasis on pass defense, and he has developed several philosophies that have become hallma...

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How to Play Cornerback in Football

Playing Defensive Back: Tips and Strategies for Cornerbacks  If you’re a football player or coach looking to improve your team’s defense, you need to focus on the defensive backfield. The defensive backs, or DBs, are the last line of defense and play a crucial...

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THE BASICS: Understanding Passing Zones on Defense

As with anything,  knowing the basics gives you a solid foundation that sets you up for any twists, turns, tweaks or new inventions that may come at some point down the road.  Football and playing defense in football is no different. There has been plenty of passing ...

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No There Isn’t A Secret Drill for That

Sometimes things in life are just simple.  They end up being so simple that you just refuse to believe them.  In your mind,  if it was that simple then everyone would be able to do it.  Here’s the thing about simple,  it scares a lot of peop...

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DB Tips | How to Back Pedal as a Defensive Back

Back pedaling may be a lost art for many and it’s getting DBs killed.  Having a strong back pedal can keep you out of many bad situations on the field while covering WRs and this video is going to show you how to pedal correctly. The growing trend by defensive backs...

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