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Technique Tuesday – Kickers – Field Goal Technique

Basic field goal technique warrants success when kickers step up to kick a field goal. Consistency and accuracy are strongly dependent upon a consistent approach. Be fully aware of the conditions that exist for the kick at hand. You must know the distance, hash, wind/weather, grass durability, along your own technique. From the snapping point, take three steps back and use your kicking foot to  [ Read More ]

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FBU keeping the National Championship in Naples through 2017

Football University is proud to announce the final rounds of its sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade national youth football tournament is returning to Naples, Florida for two more years. This time, we’re bringing twice as many teams to Championship Weekend. Announced at a press conference on Monday, the final eight teams in each bracket at each grade level – 24 teams total – will play Dec. 17-20 this  [ Read More ]

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FBU San Antonio 2016 Top Performers

Football University kicked off its 2016 camp season in San Antonio from April 8-10. Over 250 student-athletes showcased their skills and experienced three days of NFL-level technique training under the teaching of FBU’s faculty of NFL coaches. 2018 athlete Jordan Moore from Yoakum High School (TX) stood out the most out of everyone at camp. Like his twin brother Joshua, Moore is a true baller.  [ Read More ]

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FBU Austin 2016 Top Performers

Football University continued its 2016 camp season in Austin, Texas from April 15-17.  More than 260 student-athletes experienced NFL-level technique training, learning from FBU’s elite faculty of NFL coaches. 2018 QB, Zach Rangel, of Marble Falls High School, had the strongest arm at camp. He earned not only the Leadership Award but also an invitation to the 2017 Army Combine. He worked well through his reads and  [ Read More ]

Technique Tuesday – Quarterback Three-Step Drop

The three-step drop is ideal for a football quarterback when throwing short passes or timing routes. Timing is critical, the QB needs to set up as quickly as possible in the pocket. ⦁ The rhythm for the three-step drop is – one big step – two quick steps. ⦁ The first step of your drop is always straight back – regardless of what side you  [ Read More ]

Technique Tuesday – Running Backs – Carrying the Football

The ball is the most important thing on the field. It is the only way to win the game. Running backs need to know how to hold the ball properly to keep possession and win. The front tip of the ball must be completely covered by either closed fingers or the palm of your hand. This will ensure that the ball is secured when running.  [ Read More ]

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12:  Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens lines up on defense against the Denver Broncos during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Ravens won 38-35 in 2 overtimes. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Technique Tuesday – Linebacker Stance

Perfecting the linebacker stance is key to being an asset on the field. By training your body to stay in the correct football stance, it ensures that every step a linebacker takes will make a positive impact. Linebackers use a two-point stance, as opposed to the three or four point stance used by lineman. This gives the player good field vision, and they are ready  [ Read More ]

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2017 FBU All-American Games

We’re excited to have finalized plans for 2017 FBU All-American Games and Teams. FBU will be holding 8th and 9th-Grade All-American Games during U.S. Army All-American Bowl Week in San Antonio, Texas, with the majority of the All-Americans being selected as a result of their performances at FBU’s season-ending Top Gun Campetition™. FBU All-Americans will participate in many of the festivities and pageantry of the U.S. Army  [ Read More ]

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Cody Crist named General Dennis D. Cavin Youth Player of the Year

Linebacker/Running Back Cody Crist from Wilson Middle School (Plano, TX) was named the General Dennis D. Cavin Youth Player of the Year during the FBU Youth All-American Bowl. “A key member of the three-time FBU National Championship North Texas team, Cody is one of the fastest players in the country,” said Erik Richards, National Recruiting Director. “He reminds me of former two-time FBU Youth All-American  [ Read More ]

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FBU’s McCaffrey Has Record Year

“You can say he had the best year in the history of college football.” -Stanford head coach David Shaw You won’t find any argument to Coach Shaw’s quote here.  A graduate of the Football University camp system, two-time FBU Youth All-American, and 2014 U.S. Army All-American, the 200-pound sophomore from Stanford had arguably the best season in the history of college football at any level and  [ Read More ]