Developing Young Receivers with George McDonaldby IHSFCA Illinois High School Football Coaches Association
Developing young receivers is extremely beneficial because it adds another tool to the offense. If the team's offensive run game is lacking or not performing that night, it's crucial to have a good receiving core that can relieve the team from those struggles. It starts with developing them through the basics and fundamentals of wide receiving.
In this course, Coach George McDonald discusses his approach to developing young receivers. Starting from their stance, finding a good foundation, and enhancing the fundamentals. He breaks down the release progression, route running, catching, and even blocking. He gives you everything you need to improve your young receiving core is here.
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George McDonald was named assistant head coach/wide receivers coach at the University of Illinois on January 20, 2021. McDonald returned to his alma mater following six seasons at North Carolina State and with experience in three Power-5 conferences and the NFL.
McDonald helped Illinois to a pair of road ranked wins in his first season back in Champaign, first a 9 OT thriller at #7 Penn State in the longest game in college football history, then a win at #20 Minnesota. McDonald's wide receiver unit was led by Isaiah Williams, who had 47 receptions for 525 yards and six total touchdowns, after he transitioned from quarterback for the final two practices of Spring Ball.