Linebacker Angle Interception Drill


The purpose of this Linebacker Angle Interception Drill is to improve actual angle to drop area. Aid in field awareness as well as reading QB’s throwing action for break to ball


Drill done with a defender in different position on the field relating to the hash marks or numbers. Drop related to coverage and player drops to landmark on QB’s drop. Player sets and reacts accordingly to eyes and shoulder movement of QB.

Coaching Points

Make sure player does not continue to drift when QB sets. Player must shuffle to anticipate throw with QB’s shoulders and eyes looking in opposite direction. Be in football position to break.


  • Ball(s)
  • eventually Quarterback(s)