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March 2007

March 2007


Preparation: 4 Points to Remember from Penn State

Letter From the Editor
by: Rex Lardner
Editor American Football Monthly
© March 2007

If you had the opportunity to spend an hour with Penn State Linebackers Coach Ron Vanderlinden, what would you ask him? Think for a moment about the tradition of Nittany Lion linebackers. I had that opportunity at last months American Football Coaches Association convention in San Antonio. While we were getting ready for a photo shoot, we talked informally, not about Xs and Os but about game preparation.

Coach Vanderlinden takes a special pride in preparation as we spoke about the advances in digital computer technology. Specific cut-ups are now available for all position players. He stressed four keys from analyzing tapes of an opponent that he communicates to his linebackers. His points of emphasis:

1. We burn scouting disks for our linebackers and have them ready Monday so they can study them during the week. W....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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