Defensive Line Off the Ball Drill


To develop quick reaction on movement of the ball for defensive line.


Defensive linemen assume good stance on designated line. On movement of football, defensive line comes off the ball with good pad level, sprinting 5 yards. Coach shall call out different signals to train defensive linemen to move only on movement of football.

Coaching Points

  • Proper stance
  • Weight forward
  • Pad level
  • Good key on football.


  • Ball