Winning Linebacker Drills & Techniqueby Dean Campbell
Winning Linebacker Drills & Technique is designed to provide coaches with an easy-to-use tool for developing the essential aspects of sound linebacker play. This course features a series of game-tested practice drills that coaches can use to enhance the skill level of their linebackers. Each drill is explained and demonstrated in detail. This course is appropriate for teams, coaches, and athletes at all competitive levels.
Among the topics covered:
• Warm-up progression
• Shadow drills
• Footwork & tackle drills
• Man-to-man coverage drills
• Flow drill with linemen
Coach Campbell has a strong history in coaching at the university level. Since 2008, he has served on the staff of the Arkansas Razorbacks with Coach Bobby Petrino as the Director of High School Relations. Prior to his time at Arkansas, Coach Campbell served at the Air Force Academy for seven highly successful seasons. Campbell coached running backs the first five seasons and defensive backs his last two seasons at the AirForce Academy. Campbell's offensive coaching expertise was evident as Air Force ranked in the top five college teams nationally in rushing each season that he coached the running backs. Campbell also coached five of the six halfbacks in school history who have surpassed the 1,000 yard mark in their careers. He helped Air Force to victory in the 2000 Silicon Valley Football Classic and helped coach the Falcons to an appearance in the postseason San Francisco Bowl. Coach Campbell also has experience on the defensive side of the ball. Prior to coming to Air Force, Campbell coached at Texas Tech (under legendary Spike Dykes) for eight seasons. He was the defensive backs coach for seven seasons and coached inside linebackers for a season. With a rich history and strong experience, Coach Campbell has also coached at Texas A&M, New Mexico, North Carolina, the University of Texas, and Rice University.