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The Manny Matsakis Show: Episode 3

AJ Smith (Houston Roughnecks, XFL)

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The third episode of The Manny Matsakis Show features an interview with A.J. Smith, the receiver coach of the XFL’s Houston Roughnecks. This show was recorded in the spring of 2019 before A.J. was on June Jone’s staff in Houston. Topics in this show range from virtual reality coaching of quarterbacks, to the various influences of Coach Smith’s career and ultimately to some discussion of the Run and Shoot offense.

Check out more info and links from this episode on the Podcast Post!

Navigational Highlights

[0:00] Show Intro

[1:17] AJ Smith

[3:10] Inspiration

[5:06] The Run and Shoot Offense

[10:07] True Run and Shoot

[15:40] How to get started

[21:27] Misconceptions

[35:43] Retiring Legends

[38:14] Air Raid vs Run and Shoot

[45:09] Platforms

[45:50] Tips and Reminders

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