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Coach Louis,

      I am a rising sophomore wide receiver. Last year I play on the freshman team as a quarterback because we ran the spread and they needed me to run the ball a lot so I played quarterback. We now have a new coach on our varsity team and he is bringing the pro style offense to our school. I am coming in this year to play receiver and have been working really hard on my game. I have been doing a lot of catching with my dad and brother. I have been given Wide Receiver MVP at 2 of the top camps this year and have been given fastest man at 1. Running a 4.63 as a freshman is considered pretty quick in Georgia. I also bench 185 which isn't bad considering I am only a freshman. I have also been reading a lot of books on fundamentals to get me caught up with the advanced receivers.
         I am wondering if there are any drills I can do at home on my own, particularly to help my catching and route-running. I am running for a wide receiver spot on a high school team that has 2 D1 receivers. Any help would be great!

Thanks and best regards

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Hi David,
It sounds like you are doing all the right things. Here are a few web-links that might help.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Af-nxPvbgY&feature=fvsr

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMPvPlUnuJI&feature=fvsr

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNoDJ7LHh0I&feature=fvsr

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFnTbjqpPRI&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mQUGsiEMx0&feature=fvsr

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PmWOoJTEiw&feature=relmfu



http://en.allexperts.com/q/Football-Instruction-2069/wide-receiver.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq7-Y8FhwSI&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOFLHyMRLvM&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxiDnxxQmN8&feature=channel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdlXzDmgnSM&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBNekMi9nNU&feature=channel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XViGdcqArQ0&feature=fvsr

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lExQ1C6W7XY&feature=fvsr

Good luck,
Louis  

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I can answer questions about (American) football. Coach to Coach, or Coach to football player.

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Over thirty years of experience coaching football. I have coached from the junior all Americans to the semi-pro level.

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Former C.Y.O.(Christian Youth Organization) Certified Coach. Member of National Coaches Registry

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Nominated over 4-dozen times for coach of the month (Allexperts.com)

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