Football Drills: The Wide Receiver

Doug Gann all by Doug Gann

Head Baseball Coach Homewood High School
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You can never have too many football drills! Coach Gann demonstrates a number of football drills to develop your wide receiver lineup.

Over the Shoulder

A success-oriented drill to just get warmed up and start looking the ball into your hands.

Surprise Drill

You do not always know the ball is on its way... more practice to help handle the surprise pass (WIDE RECEIVER DRILLS).

Distraction Drill

The defender can not always touch the ball, but he will try! Do not let a harmless distraction stop your completion (WIDE RECEIVER DRILLS).

Cone Drills

Cutting and turning to get open - this drill teaches techniques to get your man open so he can catch the ball.

Cone Drills (part II)

This drill practices a 90-degree cut to hone the process of getting open (WIDE RECEIVER DRILLS).

Receivers Stance

Coach Doug Gann demonstrates a good receiver stance and release (WIDE RECEIVER DRILLS).

Up and Away

Practice reaching for that pass that is not thrown to just the right spot (WIDE RECEIVER DRILLS).

Low and In

As the name says, a drill to learn to catch the pass that is low and inside (WIDE RECEIVER DRILLS).

Jump Ball Drill

No, its not basketball, but sometimes the ball belongs to the man who can jump the highest (WIDE RECEIVER DRILLS).

Rip Technique

Using the "Rip Technique" to break away from the defender at the line of scrimmage (WIDE RECEIVER DRILLS).

Swim Technique

Using the "Swim Technique" to break away from the defender at the line of scrimmage (WIDE RECEIVER DRILLS).