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June 7, 2017

Football: Bob Stoops shares 2 plays in his high-powered offense

Oklahoma consistently ranked in the Top 10 in all of college football based on scoring and offensive-yardage. In 2008, the team scored more than 60 points in five straight games, which hadn’t been done in 89 years. In 2011, Bob Stoops opened up...


December 30, 2013

Basketball: Two plays from Villanova’s Jay Wright

[caption id="attachment_25175" align="alignright" width="180"] Jay Wright[/caption] Jay Wright, the head men's basketball coach at Villanova, utilizes a four-out, one-in motion offense that consistently makes the Wildcats one of the top teams in t...


February 18, 2011

Basketball: Two plays to create mismatches

'Toronto' DIAGRAM 1: 'Toronto' (A). 1 dribbles into the set and receives a screen from 4. 5 pops out. 1 passes to 5. 1 moves to the opposite wing. 2 and 3 pop to the corners.       DIAGRAM 2: 'Toronto' (B). 4 sets a ba...


September 23, 2010

Larry Kehres, University of Mount Union: Roll Pass Double Cross

Larry Kehres, former head football coach at the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio, is considered a mastermind when it comes to scoring touchdowns in the red zone. He shared one of his favorite red-zone passing plays, which is called "Roll P...


April 22, 2010

Basketball: Kevin Sutton’s favorite set plays vs. zone defense

Running set plays against zone defenses gives your offense an advantage in a few ways: The coach and the players know who is going to shoot. The coach and the players know where the shot is going to be taken, giving your team a better opportu...


April 6, 2010

Brian Kelly’s big run & touchdown pass play

Editor’s Note: Coach & Athletic Director interviewed Brian Kelly weeks prior to him taking the Notre Dame head-coaching job. At the time, Kelly was leading the undefeated Cincinnati Bearcats and discussed the importance of having a running atta...


February 23, 2010

Basketball: Making the 3-pointer a priority in your offense

Revered basketball coach Don Meyer coached squads that led the country in scoring average on five separate occasions. His teams typically featured a balance of low-post players who score close to the hoop, and outside sharp-shooters who pick up extra...