Coach Darlington: Unbalanced Spread Single Wing Seriesby Rick Darlington
Florida's Apopka High School and its coach Rick Darlington are known for their vaunted single wing offense, but the Coach Darlington has been spreading things out in recent years. In this course, join Coach Darlington as he shares the secrets of his unbalanced spread package that helped his Darters average over fifty points a game in 2013.
Rick Darlington, Head Football Coach of Apopka High School (FL), has a 179-62 overall record which includes a 132-36 mark in 13 years coaching the Blue Darters of Apopka over two stints. He has won three state championships (2001, 2012, 2014), gone to three Class 8A title games in a row and coached multiple NCAA Division I players. In 2003, he was named the Associated Press Georgia Coach of the Year and won the Athlon Florida Coach of the Year in 2012. Darlington’s offense is legendary, in 2013 Apopka scored 752 points in 15 games averaging more than 50 points and rushed for over 6,000 yards.