Mike Waufle - Defensive Line Body Mechanicsby COOL Clinic
What are the best coaches teaching their defensive linemen?
Being an offensive line coach also requires understanding the mechanics of defensive line play. Long-time NFL defensive line coach Mike Waufle coached greats like Aaron Donald and knows the fine details of how the body works for a defensive lineman.
He shares everything from the specifics of what he teaches for feet, hands, and hips. He shares how to create lift as well as the details of creating a pass rush plan.
If you are a defensive line coach, this is one you want in your library, and if you are an offensive line coach, consider it counterintelligence. Either way, this is a great course to study.
Mike Waufle | Buffalo Bills | Former Defensive Line Coach
Mike Waufle most recently served as the defensive line coach for the Buffalo Bills. Coach Waufle served as defensive line coach for the Oakland Raiders from 1998 to 2003 and coached in Super Bowl XXXVII after the 2002 season.
Waufle coached primarily single-gap 4-man defensive lines in 4-3 Defenses. He was the defensive line coach for the New York Giants from 2004 to 2009, and the lines he coached were a strength of the team. He won Super Bowl XLII in 2007, with his defensive line being a decisive factor.
He returned to the Raiders in 2010 and 2011. From 2012 to 2016, he was the defensive line coach for the Rams. He coached the Buffalo Bills defensive line in 2017. Waufle retired after the 2017 season.