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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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

FBU National Championship Games to be Broadcast on ESPN3

On Monday, December 21st, the Championship games of the FBU National Championship will all be broadcast live on ESPN3 from Naples High School.  The schedule for the three games is: 6th Grade Championship Game: 1:00 PM 7th Grade Championship Game: 4:00 PM 8th Grade Championship Game: 7:00 PM For more information on Championship Weekend check out more information on Check out the brackets for the tournament  [ Read More ]

FBU Atlanta Alumnus Scott Hosch Named Ivy’s Offensive Player of the Year

FBU Atlanta Alumni and current Harvard Quarterback Scott Hosch was not expected to be Ivy League Player of the Year in the preseason.  However he emerged as the starter out of camp and went on to set a program record with 2,827 passing yards.  To read more about this incredible honor, click here.

2016 Youth All-American Bowl

The 2016 Youth All-American Bowl will take place on Saturday, January 9, 2016 after the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl at Saint Mary’s Hall in San Antonio, Texas. Do you know someone who has what it takes to be an FBU Youth All-American? Only current 7th and 8th graders are able to be nominated and they must submit game film from the current 2015-2016 season.  [ Read More ]

Technique Tuesday – Offensive Line Drive Block Footwork

The heart and soul of any good football team is its offensive line. There’s no position in football that requires more technique and discipline. With your outside foot back, the first step out of your stance is a short step with your outside foot. To gain ground on your defender and to get your momentum moving toward the defender, take a six inch gain step.  [ Read More ]