Football 101: Guide for Beginners

New to football? Here is your guide to figuring out the complicated game that's become America's favorite sport.

Glossary of Football Terms

Glossary of Football Terms

Newcomers to the sport of football can have trouble understanding all the lingo. Get a boost from this easy guide to gridiron terminology.

The 3 Stances of Offensive Linemen

The 3 Stances of Offensive Linemen

Offensive linemen can line up in three different stances depending on the game situation. Learn how to execute each stance and find out which ones are best for certain plays.

Gear Essentials for Football

Gear Essentials for Football

It's important that football players wear and use proper equipment to prevent injuries and maximize performance on the field. Be sure to have all of the following before heading into the first practice of the season.

How to Throw a Spiral

How to Throw a Spiral

The first step toward becoming a good quarterback is to be a good passer. Learn how to throw a tight spiral and make your receivers happy.

The 7 Most Common Defenses in Football

The 7 Most Common Defenses in Football

Most coaches choose one of seven different defensive alignments come game day. Here's a breakdown of each one and why it might be best for your team.

When You Lose, Don't Lose the Lesson

When You Lose, Don't Lose the Lesson

Though football places an emphasis on winning, something valuable can be gained even if you fall short. Find out how you should approach winning and losing in youth football.

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