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Defensive End Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

ByCoach Martin|Football Positions

You might not think it, but defensive ends are some of the most athletically gifted players on a football field.

Many people would say that quarterbacks, running backs, and other “skill position” players on offense would take that title.

But Defensive ends have that rare combination of size and speed, to go along with excellent vision, great pursuit, and a relentless will to make plays.

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Offensive Tackle Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

ByCoach Martin|Football Positions

In recent years, offensive tackles have started to get the credit they deserve.

For years, offensive linemen in general have been the unsung heroes of an offense. Now they’re respected as one of the most important players on the field.

Offensive tackles have some skills and traits that are similar to those of other offensive linemen. There are also some that are completely unique to offensive tackles.

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Defensive Tackle Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

ByCoach Martin|Football Positions

A great defensive tackle can completely disrupt everything an offense is attempting to do.

He can force a lot of attention along the line of scrimmage, which frees up those defensive ends, linebackers and even members of the secondary to make massive plays.

Not every football player is a great fit to be a defensive tackle, though.

It’s a position that requires a lot of size and strength, but it also requires a player to be nimble and quick.

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Fullback Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

ByCoach Martin|Football Positions

Fullback may be a position that’s disappearing from some higher levels of football, but it’s still very prominent in youth football.

It’s an extremely important position to the offenses that employ them, and it’s a challenging position to play at the same time.

Fullbacks are asked to do several different things — from blocking, to carrying the ball, to catching passes.

And they’re asked to do it all while taking hard contact consistently.

Fullback is often a thankless position, but it’s one that can be game-changing to an offense.

If this is a position that seems to be right up your alley, here are some things you need to have and strive to obtain to be an amazing fullback.

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Linebacker Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

ByCoach Martin|Football Positions

Great linebackers can have a monumental impact on a football game. They can completely change the direction of a defense just by being on the field.

But what makes a great linebacker? What are some of their top traits?

What are the roles and responsibilities of the position, and what can players do if they want to become great linebackers?

Here’s a look at all these aspects.

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Cornerback Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

ByCoach Martin|Football Positions

Cornerback is one of the most important positions on a defense.

These players are often responsible for covering receivers all on their own. And if they don’t do their job properly, it can result in huge plays for the offense.

Let’s take a look at what makes up a great cornerback, from traits to roles and responsibilities, to tips for players who want to man the position.

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