Knight Train Hybrid Wing-T

The Chicago area in Illinois is filled with outstanding football programs and we were pleased to have an old friend of Chiefpigskin, Jeremy Cordell, present at our Chicago Clinic on January 6. Coach Cordell and his staff at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox...

4-3 Quarters Defense

The Chicago Clinic was extremely successful and power packed with outstanding coaches. Sean Coultis, the Defensive Coordinator at Bolingbrook High School in the southwest suburbs of Chicago was our featured speaker and gave three presentations on the 4-3 Quarters...

Defensive Line Fundamentals

There are several high school teams in Illinois that are noted for their defense and Stevenson High School is one of those teams. Located in the northern suburbs of Chicago, Stevenson is one of the largest public high schools in Illinois at just over 4,000 students...

Committing To The Triple Option Attack

  One of the cool things about doing these videos for the OnLine Clinic is the chance to meet some of the finest men and football coaches out there. On Saturday January 13, I had the chance to meet another one of those men, Bart Curtis, head coach at Mishawaka...

Maroa-Forsyth Football Screen Game

One of the most prolific small school programs in Illinois is led by Josh Jostes, Head Football Coach at Maroa-Forsyth High School in Maroa, Il.  M-F has 380 students and 75 members on the football team. For such a small school, those are tremendous numbers. As Jostes...

Rocket Based Wing-T

Wade DeVries of Oakwood High School in Illinois started out as a Spread Offense guy but over time has evolved into a Wing-T specialist. Yes, you heard right. I know, it's usually the other way around - many coaches go from under center to the shotgun and many from...

Dynamic Run Game With Just 3 Schemes

When Coach Tim Brilley took over the head coaching job at Morton High School in Morton, IL the Potters were fresh off of an 0-9 season and had won just 8 games in the previous 4 seasons. In his first season Morton improved to 3-6 and in 2017 went 7-4  advancing to the...

QB Training In Season vs Out of Season

  As mentioned in our last blog, on Saturday December 9, Travis James and Tim Robinson from Illinois College came to the Chiefpigskin headquarters in downtown Champaign and gave their presentations for our Champaign OnLine Clinic. Coach James covered the Blueboy...

Fundamentals of the Power Play

On Saturday December 9, 2017 Travis James and Tim Robinson of Illinois College came into the Chiefpigskin office in downtown Champaign and showed that Division 3 football is alive, well, and very well coached. Both coaches gave outstanding presentations but let's...

Option I 44 Belly

  Dive option, belly option, counter option - these are all components of the Option I that is being featured in this series of blog posts here at Chiefpigskin. Option football is still popular in many forms but one doesn't see it much out of the I formation...

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