Defensive Back W Drill


The purpose of this Defensive Back W Drill is to work on breaking out of backpedaling into forward sprint and back while keeping eyes focused on the ball. Also an Interception and Fumble Drill.

Description and Coaching Points

  1. Backpedal to first cone
  2. Plant, break to second cone
  3. Settle, backpedal to third cone
  4. Plant, break to forth cone
  5. Run through 4th cone
  6. Look for fumble
  7. Coach will throw or roll ball


  • Football(s)
  • cones

This Defensive Back W Drill is contributed by ©2007 Leon Criner (✝️ Nov. 14, 2014), at the time Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator and Jimmy Sims, at the time Assistant Professor of Health & Physical Education / Head Football Coach at Los Angeles Valley College – The Los Angeles Valley College Monarchs played then in the Western States Conference, now in the SCFA, Southern California Football Association.