Changes with Coach Brett Dudley

Q1: What was the best change/addition you made on offense? And what are you looking forward to changing/adding this upcoming season? #TXHSFBCHAT
Q2: What was the best change/addition you made on defense? And what are you looking forward to changing/adding this upcoming season? #TXHSFBCHAT
Q3: What was the best change/addition you made on special teams? And what are you looking forward to changing/adding this upcoming season? #TXHSFBCHAT
Q4: What was the best change/addition you made to your Strength and Conditioning? And what are you looking forward to changing/adding this upcoming season? #TXHSFBCHAT
Q5: What was the best change/addition you made to improve leadership/team culture? And what are you looking forward to changing/adding this upcoming season? #TXHSFBCHAT

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Landing A Job in California

Friday I posted a blog on detailing my advice on coaches moving to and coaching football in Texas. My friend, and fellow coach Chris Fore posted a similar blog on getting a job in California about an hour later. There was no prior planning of this, no we are not in kahootz, it was a…

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So You Want to Coach Football in Texas

I get asked a lot about moving to Texas to coach. One thing I have discovered over the course of #TXHSFBCHAT is coaches outside of Texas move around a lot, and many are not afraid to move from one state to another.  In Texas, many coaches rarely leave the area or region they coach in…

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Field Position

Q1: How did the field position of where you started your drives impact your scoring this season?
Q2: What are your goals when you are, or have your opponent pinned inside the 10 yard line on your side of the field?
Q3: What is your 4th down philosophy on the + side of the 50? On the – side of the 50?
Q4: You’re in the grey area where it’s too far for a FG, and 4th and medium…how do you decide whether to go for it or punt?
Q5: How do you use flipping the field to your advantage?

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Helping Our Athletes Get Recruited

Q1: How do you work with your players to help them find opportunities to play in college?
Q2: How do you educate the players on good opportunities or scams regarding camps and showcases?
Q3: How often do you meet with the athletes who are actively being recruited and those who aren’t but are still seeking to play?
Q4: What do you do when a college coach asks about a certain player? What about a graduating class?
Q5: How do you help your athletes sort through what each different school is telling them?
Q6: How do you build trust with the parents so they know we are doing everything within our power to help their child?

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Scripting and Play Calling

Q1: How do you organize your script and/or play call sheet each game?
Q2: Why do you choose to script or not to script?
Q3: What impacts the aggressiveness of your play calling?
Q4: How does your offensive style help formulate your script/call sheet?
Q5: How does field position and situation impact your play calls?
Q6: How does your style of play impact the way you signal or send in plays?

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Recruiting the Halls and Building Your Program

Q1: What (legal) recruitment tactics do you employ to help build up your program?
Q2: How can an assistant coach positively effect the number of players who come out to play?
Q3: If a student states they want to play next year, what parameters do you require them to fulfill in order to join the team?
Q4: At what point do you change your pursuit of quantity to quality?
Q5: How do you balance player and program development for immediate success?

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Coaching Expectations

How do the expectations of college and NFL coaches to win now impact high school coaches?
Who defines the expectations for your football program?
How active is your community in supporting and being involved in your football program?
How do we convince our players and community to trust the process of program development?
Who holds you accountable for meeting the expectations set for your program?
What is the difference between what should the expectations be and what they actually are for a high school football coach?

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