The Team Room - April 2021

This month we discuss Quarterbacks jogging to the sideline for the play (an extra 3,304 yards), the importance of moving on each week, and a reminder on how to assemble highlight films. Enjoy!

3,304 Yards of Jogging to Get the Play?

Quarterbacks jogging back and forth to get the play from Coach is more than just tough to watch. We did the math and it is roughly 3,304 yards of extra jogging for the quarterback during a game.

I talked to the now Super Bowl champion offensive coordinator of the Buccaneers, Byron Leftwich today. Every once in a while you are lucky enough to get a coach that believes in you. In my NFL career, that coach has been Byron. He came to Princeton and worked me out my senior year, got me signed after the draft, then all training camp gave me opportunities to compete for…READ THE REST

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Football Fun Fact of the Month

Superbowl 55 takeaways from Profootballstuff on Instagram. Agree or disagree?


How to: Highlight Films

Getting a lot of calls regarding Highlight Films and how to assemble them. Running this piece again from UCLA Football Recruiting Analyst Branden Jones.

Don’t talk about it, be about it! As a high school student-athlete with aspirations of playing college ball, your academic and athletic achievements are all compiled as a résumé of sorts. All the stats, awards, praise from coaches, and articles from recruiting services are great, but at the end of the day, your highlight film is the feature of the athletics portion of your résumé. Keep in mind that there are hundreds, if not thousands…READ THE REST


In Football, You Are ‘Born Again’ Each Week

It’s too hard to win football games and there’s too much to focus on each week to be upset by what happened last week. Chad Kanoff speaks on the importance of making each week it's own.

In football, you are ‘born again’ each week, rather than each day. Embracing this philosophy will make you a much better player, particularly in a weird spring football season with lots of distractions. In the NFL you watch the previous game Monday morning, and then in the afternoon, move on to watching film for the next week. When you wake up Tuesday morning, there should be no thought of what happened in the week prior, and really no…READ THE REST

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