August 19, 2022

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Making a Football Linebacker Skills Video During COVID-19

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Learn how to make a football linebacker skills video during COVID-19 and what college coaches are looking for at your position/level. Watch our football linebacker expert analyze skills footage and get actionable tips for showcasing the skills coaches want to see in your video.

NCSA Recruiting Coach and high school football coach AJ Foster highlights what football defensive linebackers need to include in their skills video, including:

• What equipment recruits need—from bags and cones to getting creative with common household items
• Key drills linebackers should run, including Box, Attack the Bag, Run/Pass Read and Shuffle Drills
• What coaches are looking for—making sure recruits stay low and explosive, have a great stance and don’t cross their feet
• How many reps to complete (2-3 per drill) and how long your skills video should be (2-4 minutes max)

RESOURCES
Managing your recruiting process during coronavirus – https://www.ncsasports.org/coronavirus-sports

How to connect with college coaches during the coronavirus dead period – https://www.ncsasports.org/blog/2020/03/31/connect-with-college-coaches-during-the-coronavirus-recruiting-dead-period/

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NCSA is the largest and most successful college athletic recruiting network. With a network of over 35,000 college coaches, NCSA assists student-athletes in 34 sports to find their best path to college.

Source: NCSA Next College Student Athlete

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