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Vol III 2015

Vol III 2015


Winning the Key Ground with Kickoff Coverage - Each man in kickoff coverage has an assignment ...

by: Mike Mendenhall
Special Teams Coordinator, North Carolina Central University
© Vol III 2015

Each man in kickoff coverage has an assignment along with a kicker who must be skilled in directional kicking.

This is a game of field position and we talk a lot about “Winning the Key Ground.” Below is our philosophy and goals for our kickoff cover unit.

Philosophy
1.      Cover two-thirds of the field with directional         kicks.
2.      Inside and in front coverage – not lane.
3.      Win with speed and tackling.
4.     Identify keys to opponents’ returns.

Goals
1.     100% of all balls kicked in target zone.
2.     Opponent average less than 20 yards per return.
3.     Pin opponent inside the 20-yard line.
4.     Force a t....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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