This week in the Game Plan series, Coach Keith Grabowski and Coach Charlie coiner talk to former FBS Coach Jim Hueber about the importance of short yardage play on offense. He talks about the difference in gameplay from personnel and detail. He also gives tips and tools of what he did that were helpful and how to add those tips into gameplay. He laid out very precise coaching for coaches to quickly implement.
01:10 Coach Coiner’s observation
02:18 Coach Jim Hueber’s bio
04:35 Looking for advantages without changing personnel
06:05 Don’t have the time to work the bigger package
06:50 Can you protect the edge without bigger personnel?
07:10 Why don’t you have the time?
07:35 What are you spending your time on?
08:30 How Coach Hueber got creative with personnel
09:06 There are ways to make it happen if you feel like there’s advantage
10:50 The free hitter on goal line
11:10 Look at you personnel for the advantage
11:50 Sell your scheme
12:30 Use the kids you can win with
13:00 Protecting your edges
14:40 What scheme Hueber favors on goal line
15:57 Stress toughness and believe
17:00 How to scheme short yardage as a spread team
18:10 Shotgun v. under center
19:55 Hueber’s philosophy on splits and technique on goal line
20:40 All a part of preparation
22:00 Teaching the QB sneak
25:20 Never take anything for granted
26:40 No nonsense approach
27:50 Keith’s reflection on short yardage
28:50 You must fit it in your personnel
29:30 You can be creative within the spread
29:55 Keith reflects application on Mt. Union
32:10 Charlie reflects on goal line
32:45 Offensive line coach and offensive coordinator relationship
33:40 First Down Playbook
34:22 National Conference