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Northwest Missouri State University

2018 Offensive & Defensive Individual Camp

2018 Offensive & Defensive Individual Camp

Saturday, June 2, 2018

CONTACT: Brandon Clayton
660.562.1627 | 660.562.1493 (fax)

Grades: 9-12
Registration: 8 a.m. 2019 Senior
9 a.m. Underclassmen

Time: 10 a.m. (camp begins)
Lunch (available for purchase): 1-2 p.m.
Cost: $60 (before May 25th)
$70 (after May 25th)
Equipment rental available for $15

Registration is closed for 2018.

Mandatory Equipment (available for rental)

*Helmet is required for the following positions:

  • Quarterback
    Quarterbacks bring your own football
  • Wide Receiver
  • Defensive Back

*Helmet AND shoulder pads are required for the following positions:

  • Offensive Line
  • Defensive Line
  • Linebackers
  • Running Backs
  • Tight Ends

All Northwest coaches will be working the camp. Players and coaches will get a chance to learn from the best Division II coaching staff in the country. Parents and coaches are welcome to observe.

Offensive Instruction For:

Defensive Instruction For:

  • Quarterbacks

  • Receivers

  • Tight Ends

  • Running Backs

  • Offensive Lineman
Football Running Back
  • Defensive Lineman

  • Linebackers

  • Corner Backs

  • Safeties

Football Defensive Line


  • Stance
  • Grip and throwing fundamentals
  • QB and center exchange
  • Ball handling skills
  • Mechanics for 3- and 5-step drops
  • Sprint out, play action and bootleg mechanics
  • Option basics
  • Pass coverage concepts

Receiver and Tight End

  • Catching/ball handling skills
  • Release techniques
  • Route training fundamentals
  • 3- and 5-step pass routes
  • Pass coverage concepts
  • Blocking fundamentals
  • Tight ends will spend a half-day with offensive line

Running Back

  • Stance and footwork
  • Ball security
  • Route running and receiving fundamentals
  • Interior and perimeter blocking pass protection
  • Pass Protection

Offensive Line / Run Blocking

  • Stance, steps and footwork
  • Aiming points, punch, finish, leverage
  • Double teams and combinations
  • 2-man inside and outside zone combinations
  • Pulling and trap blocks

Offensive Line / Pass Blocking

  • Pass sets
  • Steps and footwork (maintaining the buffer)
  • Punch and aiming points
  • Replace, mirror and anchor
  • Attacking twists, loops and blitzes

Defensive Line

  • Fundamental tackling
  • Stance, footwork
  • Hand combat
  • Pass rush fundamentals
  • Block recognition

Defensive Secondary

  • Fundamental tackling
  • Stance
  • Assignment
  • Zone and man technique


  • Fundamental tackling
  • Stance, footwork
  • Run and pass keys
  • Pass drops

Camp Staff

The entire Northwest coaching staff will be working this camp with the student-athletes.