Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Coach Speckman and Retired NFL DL Larry Webster (Baltimore Ravens) talk x's and o's this week!


                                                                    Mark Speckman


Mark Speckman has been coaching football at Willamette University for the past 15 years. He was the Bearcats offensive coordinator for three years and the head coach for the last 12 seasons.

Prior to Mark moving to Willamette University he had spent 14 seasons as a high school head football coach. He had coached his teams to a sparkling 113-48-3 record (.689) winning percentage.

At Merced High where he coached for eight seasons Speckman led them to national prominence. His 1989 and 1990 teams each enjoyed a perfect season going 14-0 each year. Additionally, the 1990 team was voted the best high school team in California and was ranked number 5 in the nation by ESPN and number 10 in the country by USA Today.

The Willamette Bearcats record during Speckman's tenure is a sterling 99-55-1 mark (.638) winning percentage. He was named Northwest Conference Coach of the Year in 1999 and 2008 after coaching his teams to the NWC title. Mark was also named AFCA West Regional Coach of the Year in 2008 and was a finalist for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year in 2007 and 2008. He has led the Bearcats to the NCAA Division III national playoffs in five different seasons.

Mark has spoken at over fifty football coaching clinics and given numerous motivational talks to business, community, and educational organizations throughout the United States.

Coach Speckman will come on and talk about his fly sweep scheme and the history behind this system.

Larry Webster DE/DT Ravens 96-01

Larry Webster (born January 18, 1969 in Elkton, Maryland) is a retired NFL player that played defensive tackle and end.

Webster grew up in Elkton, MD, where he attended Elkton High School and later the University of Maryland. He was drafted in the third round of the 1992 NFL draft by the Miami Dolphins. Later Larry was sent to the Browns in 95 and then was given a second chance by The Baltimore Ravens from 1996-2001. He finished his career with the NY Jets 2002.

Webster is currently an assistant coach for the Baltimore Polytechnic Engineers football team. Now, Coach Webster will talk about his youth to NFL career and key coaching points on defensive line work on The Red Zone Show.

Make sure you tune in for another great show brought to you by The Red Zone Show.

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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The Red Zone Show greatest hits!!!!

Below are the top shows in downloads since the show has been up and running. Enjoy and thank you all for the long time support. The Red Zone Show is still the number one resource for youth football on the web thanks to you.

Coach "BigB" Hayes
(Host/Producer-The Red Zone Show)

The Wing T Round Table

(Guest(s)- Sells, Mcnew, Elrod, Metz, and Herman)
This was a personal fav of mines because I was able to get 5 great Wing T minds to sit down on one show and talk about key questions about this system. The info that wa given out was unreal and this show still get 2-5 hits a week.


Bucksweep.com enters The Red Zone Show

(Guest- The owner of the site have a sit down with the ball coach)

This is when I 1st got into the Wing T rotation on my show. This was a great interview because we talked about the myths and in/outs of the traditional Wing T. The members of bucksweep.com pushed the downloads of this show to make it in the top 5 on my show.


Coach Dave Cisar w/ SOFF Warriors

(Guest(s)- Coach Dave Cisar and SOFF organization)

This was a special show. This group brought Coach Dave Cisar's Singlewing system. They had two coaches that never coached before and the whole organization made it to the championship except for one team. (The coach that didn't use his system.) Coach Dave came on while SOFF was on the show. This was great because the teacher was talking with his students. Later the SOFF won organization of the year presented by Coach Dave Cisar. Great show and one of my favs as well. This one is listed in the top 6 of all shows.


Coach Val and Coach Tim Murphy (Double Wing rotation)

When I 1st began the show I was walking from one system to the next to hit all fans of every system. This was when I was ending my double wing rotation. This is listed as the number 1 show of all shows. Coach Val written a book called "The Toss" which is listed as one of the best double wing books out there to date. He spoke about it and the double wing system. Coach Murphy is the super star of double wing right now as was great on radio. Nice mix of guest and this was the turning point for the show.


Coach Emendorfer and Coach Weidner (Spread and Double Wing)

This is when I was doing two hour shows. Coach Emendorfer was great an Weidner started the double wing rotation. Nice inteview and it drew many people live and on downloads.


Coach Glenn Harris and Coach Derek Wade (Spread vs. Double Wing)

This was great. Coach Glenn Harris is a big time spread coach. He came on and talked about his spread concepts and it started a debate quickly once he got off the line. Coach Wade a double wing coach came on after him and talked about the double wing and why he felt that this system was better than spread. (Harris comments about the double wing rubbed him the wrong way. LOL) It was great radio and a must hear.


Sunday, July 18, 2010

The Red Zone Show welcomes Coaches Choice Tom Buzzo w/ Coach Doug Brown!!!

Tommy Buzzo is the head football coach at Liberty (VA) High School, a position he assumed in 2002. During his six seasons at the helm of the Eagles, he has led Liberty to an exceptional 54-13 record (80.5%). A 1993 graduate of Concord College (WV), where he played for the Mountain Lions as an inside linebacker and weakside defensive end, Buzzo began his coaching career as an assistant on the gridiron staff at Athens (WV) High School. He is a nationally recognized presenter for both the Frank Glazier Mega Clinics and the Nike Coach of the Year Clinics. In addition, Buzzo served as the head coach of the Team U.S.A. Powerlifting Squad from 1994-1996 that represented the United States in powerlifting competition at the Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia, the World Cup in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the International Championship in Helsinki, Finland.

Coach Buzzo has done many instructional DVD's for Coaches Choice and will come on and talk about his hybrid 4-4/4-2-5 defensive scheme.

Coach Doug Brown

Coach Doug Brown will come on and finish his youth footall online clinic and talk about the following topics.

  • Youth Practice Organization

  • How to deal with difficult parents

  • Youth Special Teams

  • Rules

Please tune in at 9PM EST for a great football clinic on The Red Zone Show!!!

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Coach Hayes
(Host/Producer-The Red Zone Show)

Saturday, July 10, 2010

The Red Zone Show welcomes All Pro Kicker Mike Hollis!!!!

Mike Hollis

Mike Hollis, retired NFL kicker of 9 years. Mike played for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Buffalo Bills, and New York Giants. He represented the AFC in the 1998 Pro Bowl in Hawaii and presently ranks in the top 20 in overall field goal accuracy in NFL history. Mike has worked with 5 different Pro Bowl punters during his NFL career, learning from and coaching each of them. Mike Hollis will drop in and talk about the kicking game and his Pro Form Kicking Camp.

Dr. M. Martin

Dr. Martin will also drop in and talk about the hottest topic in football right now...concussions. She will talk about what cause them and the signs of a player that may have suffered from one. She will also tell us how to care for a player that has one and the proper steps for treatment. Please tune in for a great show.

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Coach Hayes
(Host/Producer-The Red Zone Show)