Drills and Techniques for Tight End Success

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Tyler Funk
49 minutes
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Presented at the 2020 AFCA Conference, Drills and Techniques for Tight End Success discusses a variety of topics related to successful Tight End play. Coach Tyler Funk of Indiana State University details basic fundamentals and blocking as well as effective TE play in the passing game. Coach Funk demonstrates a number of drills related to both the run game and pass game, while also going in-depth on specific blocking techniques and route running. Additionally, Coach Funk hosts a question and answer session, further emphasizing how to improve TE play across all levels.

Topics covered include:

• Basic Tight End Fundamentals
• Run Game Drills
• Footwork and Agility
• Blocking Techniques
• Pass Game Drills
• Route Running
• Receiving Drills
• Releasing off the Line of Scrimmage
• Using the TE in Multiple Positions