Course 5: Control Blitz with Shallow Crossing Routesby Dewayne Alexander
Need An Easy Answer to Blitzing?
This is a super easy solution to handling INSIDE LINEBACKER pressures
- great in RED ZONE
- ran out of any formation
- Uses various formations
The release of the Running Back is an easy check down for your QB to handle edge pressures.
Coach Alexander ran under center WingT at NAIA Cumberland University and now runs Shotgun at the Division 1 level.
Coach A now uses it in his Zone & Gap run schemes.
THESE CONCEPTS HAVE WORKED AT ALL THESE LEVELS!!!!
- Under Center
- Wing T
- Jet / Fly
Dewayne Alexander just finished his 2nd season coaching at his Alma Mater and has put Tennessee Tech back on the college football map with its first winning season since 2011 and only the 2nd winning season in 13 seasons. Tech was 1-10 when Coach A took over and enjoyed the largest turnover in all levels of NCAA football last year.
Coach A has been a high school JV coach as well as a high school head coach.
- Assistant coach at Hendersonville (Tenn.) High, between 1989 and 1996.
- Head coach, assistant principal and athletic director at Jackson County (Tenn.) High from 1996 to 1997,
- leading the Blue Devils to a playoff berth.
- Head coach, assistant principal and athletic director at Upperman High (Tenn.), from 1998 to 2001.
- Offensive Coordinator at Gallatin (Tenn) High from 2001 to 2002,
- leading the Green Wave to a 10-3 record and an appearance in the TN state quarterfinals.
- In 2003, Alexander took over the reins of 0-20 Wilson Central (Tenn.) team.
- He led them to a winning record in year two and a10-2 mark in year three,
- the school's first-ever playoff win and a fifth place state ranking
At the collegiate level he has been both an assistant and head coach.
- Running Backs coach ('97-'98), DL coach (2002), OL coach (2013) at Tennessee Tech.
- Offensive Coordinator at Cumberland University (2016)
In January 2006, Alexander became the head coach at Cumberland University.
- The NAIA program had only won four games in the previous three years.
- first conference championship in 61 years and ranked 14th nationally.
- AFCA NAIA Region 1 Coach of the Year (2010)
- Won 23 games from 2010 to 2012, the best stretch in the program's then-76-year history.
- Cumberland was ranked three straight years in the NAIA Top 25 for the first time.
- In 2012, Cumberland led the nation with 16 NAIA Daktronics Scholar Athletes and 31 conference scholar-athletes.
A 1989 graduate of Tech with a bachelor's degree in political science, followed by a master's in educational leadership in 1998, Alexander lettered for three seasons with the Golden Eagles from 1985 to 1987.