Control Your Body Language

Ever felt like a coach had it out for you?  In your mind,  you don’t cause any problems,  you do everything you you’re supposed to do and you don’t suck,  so why are you not playing?  It could be this funny little big thing known as body language. Talk to a...

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These Reps Will Raise Your Game to the Next Level

It’s that time of year,  practice is in full go and by now some of the excitement you may have felt in the early going is giving way to the fatigue and repetitiveness of camp activities.  While this may be true for everybody,  only a small handful of defensive backs do w...

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I Saw These Two GOATs on the Field At the Same Time and It Changed Everything

I know what you came here for.  You came here for a story on how I witnessed a game long 1-on-1 battle between the greatest cornerback and greatest wide receiver in NFL history.  Sorry to disappoint you but don’t leave.  What I am going to testify to will enrich your min...

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The 5 Essential Moves of a Defensive Back

There are some things in life you just can’t get around.  Times will change but certain things will stay the same.  This happens in the game of football too and it also applies to defensive back. As offenses have evolved and rules have changed,  the schemes and tactics t...

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How to Structure Your Indy Period for DB Coaches

I was recently asked by a new coach how I thought he should put together his individual period that he will get while coaching defensive backs at a middle school.  It was a simple questions but a great question. The truth of the matter is that many defensive back coaches just ar...

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The Importance of Indy Period for DBs

If you’re like most defensive backs,  you probably hate your individual period at practice.  However, if you want to be elite,  you need to slide into the minority group that loves indy for what it is and that’s the key to your success. Yes,  I know,  I played th...

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5 Sure Fire Ways DBs Can Improve in Practice

BY: Chad WilsonIG: @alleyesdbcamp Practice, practice, practice. It makes perfect as they say. This could also mean that practicing wrong can make you perfectly wrong when game time comes. We don’t want that right? In this article, I will talk about five things defensive bac...

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Ways to get out

In A Coverage Slump? 4 Ways to Get Yourself Out of It

Being a defensive back,  especially a cornerback can be much like a batter in the game of baseball.  Sometimes you are really on point and other times you are off.  While being on point 30% of the time is good in baseball,  it’s definitely not as a cornerback or safety ...

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Catch attention

Your Attention Please. One Play Can Be the Whole Game

The game has been a battle of back and forth.  Each team is shooting their shot and things are tight all the way through.  When all is said and done,  the winner stands tall by less than a touchdown. That’s how many important games end in the football world.  If you are...

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