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August/September 2012

August/September 2012


Expanded Special Teams: Kickoff and Punt Returns

by: Tim Salem
Running Backs Coach and Special Teams Coordinator University of Illinois
© August/September 2012

One of the biggest areas for hidden yards in a football game takes place in the return game of special teams. Making blocks in open space is critical to field position. Technique, fundamentals, angles, and field awareness must be emphasized to be successful. With the motto “every yard counts” players must understand that working to be at the correct landmark can be the difference between a game-changing return and a penalty. Here are drills that we practice:


Illini Kickoff Return Drill (Diagram 1)

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