Wide Receiver Back Of The Endzone Drill


The purpose of the Back Of The Endzone Drill is to help the players adjust to catching the ball near the end zone.


Players line up near the end line and run across at half speed. The coach throws the ball high and in front of the players who have to stay as close to the end line as possible and catch the ball.

Coaching Points

Emphasis is placed on balance and control of the body to make the catch


  • Balls
  • Lines or cones to mark endzone boundaries
  • eventually Quarterback(s)