Coach Albaugh has been running the 3-5-3 since his second year as a head coach back in 2009. In their first year in the defense, they changed their program around, won the conference championship going 8-1 and qualified for the playoffs. Now, he and his staff are in the middle of rebuilding a larger program in Champaign, IL. This simple defense has been a staple in their game plan since they took over an 0-9 program in 2013. This year, he led the Maroons to a school record 11 wins and a trip to the state-semifinals.
After many years of tweaking and trying new concepts out of the 3-5, Coach Albaugh has found his own nitch within the system and considers it to be the simplest way to play the 3-5-3 effectively. Check out the basics of this series here on youtube.
In this 4 part clinic series, Coach Albaugh breaks down the system showing you the basics of each position including the type of player that fits the position and the techniques and how they are taught within the position. From here he hits the white board for 2 hours of chalk talk and fitting up the major attacks you will see throughout a football season, and finally, he finishes off the series by giving you all the details of their cover 3, how they teach it, and how they defend even great spread teams with it. He even shows their blitz package and the coverages they will use to compliment their cover 3. Don’t miss this in-depth look into the best 3-5 system out there!
The Simplest 3-5-3: 4 Video Series
Save almost $25 when you buy the complete series all at once. Coach Albaugh’s 4 video series is a complete guide to the simplest 3-5-3 and is all you need to dive into the 3-5-3 and run it with success next season. Everything is covered, plus you get access to Coach Albaugh to trouble shoot any questions that arise now or during the season. Whether you are new to the system or have been a 3-5-3 guy for years, you are sure to gain from this series.
All 4 Videos $94.95
Alignment, Assignment, and Personnel The first video in the series is essential to learning the simplest 3-5-3 system. Coach Albaugh goes position by position explaining what type of athlete you need, understanding who his keys are, and includes video of the drills and skills necessary in playing the position as a part of the system. 59 Minutes - $29.95
Total Run Fits: Power & Option Coach Albaugh jumps in and hits the whiteboard. Understand the proper run fits for the major offensive attacks in football. In this video, Coach highlights the major points of emphasis in defending power, counter, sweep, veer option, midline, and more. Be ready to learn as Coach Albaugh hits the whiteboard and goes over game film to help you understand how the system defends all attacks. 1 hour 20 minutes - $29.95
Total Run Fits: Spread Offenses Coach Albaugh jumps in and hits the whiteboard. Understand the proper run fits for the major offensive attacks in football. In this video, Coach highlights the major points of emphasis in defending the spread. He breaks it down into two major styles of attack: the jet/power read/counter attack and the inside/outside zone/bubble attack. Be ready to learn as Coach Albaugh hits the whiteboard and goes over game film to help you understand how the system defends all attacks. 1 hour 6 minutes – $29.95
Blitzing and Coverage Finally it’s time to talk coverage. Coach Albaugh’s team lives on cover 3. Learn all the details of the coverage including defensive back techniques and linebacker assignments. See how you can defend spread offenses using cover 3. He also covers their blitz package and all complimentary coverages that they use. The video finishes with an in-depth look at 2015 game film so you can see the cover 3 in action. 1 hour 18 minutes - $29.95