Ron Crook - Run Game Blocking Fundamentalsby Lauren's First and Goal
Coach Ron Crook talks about his offensive line fundamental drills, game film and how they directly relate to on the field.
Offensive line coach Ron Crook joined the University of Cincinnati staff in 2017. He has mentored offensive linemen from coast to coast, with stops at West Virginia, Stanford, Harvard, Illinois, West Liberty State, Glenville State, Clarion and West Virginia Tech. Crook has coached 35 All-Conference players, nine All-American, nine NFL players, Spent five years as a special teams coordinator and three coaching tight ends. Ron Crook has been part of nine championship- winning teams and worked with a pair of teams that made the NCAA Division II playoffs.
During his time at West Virginia Tech, Crook coached six All-Big 12 players and three NFL players. The Mountaineers’ offense was ranked No.12 nationally in first down offense, No. 18 in total offense. While at Stanford, he helped lead the cardinals to a two year record, the Pac-12 Conference Championship and an appearance in two straight BCS Bowls. Crook was key in the development of unanimous All-American tight end and two-time Mackey Award finalist Zach Ertz, who nows plays in the NFL.