The Split Back Inside Veer Option Play
The Veer Option play was developed years ago as a way to neutralize bigger, strong defensive linemen. In the Inside Veer play, the Defensive Tackle or Defensive End is forced to tackle the Dive Back, and if he does not then the Dive Back is running for big time yards all day long.Vertical Set Pass Protection
Recently we changed to the Vertical Set for our pass protection, after having some awful protection the previous season. While the jury is still out on whether our protection will be less porous this year, I think we have solved a lot of problems.Justin Sherman
He wears jersey number 11 and has been nicknamed as “Sherminator” and “Worm” by his team mates. He did extremely well in all his games. Jude was able to win the 2007 AFL Community Leadership Awards as a result of his immense contributions to several charitiesJude Bolton
Jude played his debut game in the AFL against Carlton Blues football club in the twelfth round of the 1999 season. He was able to make the team that flew the flag of Australia in the International Rules in 2004.Philadelphia – Euphoria or Apocalypse, With No In-Between
Yes, Philadelphia survived Hurricane Irene, but we’re not safe yet. Depending on the success of the Phillies and Eagles, further calamity may ensue.Mark LeCras
Mark LeCras made his debut into the AFL during the 2005 season but was later sent back to the WAFL. He plays in the forward position and wears jersey number 2 of the West Eagles football club colours.Nick Dal Santo
Nick started his early football career at the Bendigo Pioneers. In 2007, with a new coach Nick was able to put forth an excellent performance that fetched him sixteen Brownlow votes for the year.NCAA Division 1 FBS Football – Who Will Be The Next to Move Up?
Many teams have successfully moved from FCS to FBS – Boise State, Nevada, Marshall, to name a few. Who will be the next team to move up and make a splash?Josh Kennedy
Josh Kennedy found it difficult finding his playing rhythm initially especially during his first two years in the AFL. Before being drafted by Carlton, he played for East Fremantle football club and before then, he had played at various clubs like Northampton in West Australia.Tailgating During Football Season
Some rules for tailgating as we launch the NFL season. Includes planning ahead and reminding you not to overindulge in alcohol.Should College Athletes Be Paid?
This is a discussion of past transgressions and the state of the game going into the future. I remember very clearly the first time I wondered about college athletes being paid.