Send This to Freshmen Receivers — 10 Basic Routes Explained

Source: Mental Floss

Here’s a must-read for any incoming freshman football player who is slated to play wide receiver. Send this link to your freshmen so they can learn the basic route tree.

It also focuses on hand position when the receiver is bringing in the pass, proper angles, yardage check points, and more.

It’s important that every freshmen knows every route before he even steps on the field. A coach might consider quizzing his players on this list of routes, and they can’t even take the field until they pass the test.

For more on the route tree concepts, visit Mental Floss.

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