Playing the Offensive Line: A Comprehensive Guide for Coaches and Players

Playing the Offensive Line: A Comprehensive Guide for Coaches and Players

by Karl Nelson, Bob O'Connor
     
 

"I can't imagine that there has ever been a better book on offensive line play. It is the ultimate teaching tool for any level of play--from the pro level to youth football. Great book!"

--Tom Flores, five-time Super Bowl champion

The most important unit on any football team, from Pop Warner to the pros, is the offensive line. In Playing the

Overview

"I can't imagine that there has ever been a better book on offensive line play. It is the ultimate teaching tool for any level of play--from the pro level to youth football. Great book!"

--Tom Flores, five-time Super Bowl champion

The most important unit on any football team, from Pop Warner to the pros, is the offensive line. In Playing the Offensive Line, former New York Giant and Super Bowl champion Karl Nelson and veteran coach Bob O'Connor team up to offer winning strategies to players and coaches of all levels. In this illustrated guide, the authors show how to:

  • Use proper stance
  • Block effectively in running, passing, kicking, and goal line situations
  • Execute a clean snap from center to quarterback

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071451499
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,172,575
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author

Karl Nelson anchored the New York Giants' offensive line for eight seasons, including the championship season of 1986. He has since served as a radio broadcast consultant for the team. He lives in Montvale, New Jersey.

Bob O' Connor has coached football for nearly fifty years, from junior high school to European professional teams. He is the author of several books on physical education and makes his home in Los Angeles.

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