Coach Stoops outlines 25 drills that teach the proper footwork to make a complete defensive back for any type of defensive scheme that can be used daily at any level of play. These drills teach the fundamentals such as keeping the knees bent, a flat back, weight over the toes, arms pumping, and most importantly - eyes on the quarterback. These drills have been the backbone of the defense that has kept their team in games throughout one of the nation's longest winning streaks in history. Individual pursuits for cornerbacks and safeties are included, which teach primary, secondary, and backside supports for stopping the running game. Making the big plays and causing turnovers for your team are a result of correct back-pedaling, sharp breaks, and footwork. This video is concluded with fundamental tackling drills that teach proper shoulder tackling to prevent yards after contact.
30 minutes. 2003.