Pre Kick-Off Speech
Directly after the coin toss
Team kneels down around the 50 yard line on their sideline:
1. Guys…this is football.
For every guy who gets the big hit…someone gets big hit. If you’re the guy that gets big hit,
get up shake your head, slap yourself and get ready for the next play. Illegal retaliation will
get you ejected. You’ll get your chance at a later date. If you can see the other players’ eyes
and the whistle hasn’t blown…knock him out. But if you cheap shot him…you’ll be dealt with.
We expect you to play right on the edge, but do not go over the line.
2. There are a few rules you need to remember:
1. No blitzing
This means you can have up to 4 guys in a 3 or 4 point stance and they’re the only ones
who can rush the quarterback in the pocket. If he leaves the pocket, anyone can go get
2. No Crack-Back block from wideouts
On the crack back block, you must plant both feet, sink your hips and lead with your
hands. If you run through the defender, it will be a 15 yard penalty. The second time it is
done by anyone…guys will be ejected.
3. Long Snap Rushing
On any long snap; Punt, extra point, field goal…you can rush everyone…but you cannot
touch the center and you cannot rush through “A” Gap.
4. Fighting is an automatic ejection
Throwing a punch will be considered fighting.
5. Celebrations Encouraged
Lastly, you can celebrate, but you cannot taunt the other team. Taunting is an automatic