Quarterback Spot Throw Drill

Purpose

The purpose of the Quarterback Spot Throw Drill is to teach and work on the QB going through the progression to find the open receiver.

Description

  • ¬†Coach calls out specific pass play and coverage.
  • Receivers position themselves on spots according to read progression.
  • Coach designates open receiver.
  • QB executes drop. Receivers indicate “open” or not with hands up or down.
  • QB hits open receiver.

Variations:

  • Use one route at a time for timing purposes.
  • Use Safeties kick drill (mirrored routes).
  • Use Defenders to determine open receivers.

Coaching Points

  • Work eyes and feet together.
  • Two hands on ball while waiting for open receiver.
  • Emphasize proper footwork and timing.

Equipment

  • Ball(s)
  • Receivers