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OUR MISSION: Generation

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recognizing and celebrating the triumph of youth, family and community. We strive to identify, encourage and promote the academic and athletic achievements of our youth while working toward the betterment of their future. Through our media assets, we will honor families and their respective communities who support the dreams and aspirations of our youth and we will do so always with character, compassion and integrity guiding us every step of the way.


PUBLISHING COMPANY: GenNexxt Media Group EDITORIAL Managing Editor: Larry Blustein

Senior Writers: Travis Thomas Thiema Goldson

Welcome to GenerationNexxt.

Editor Notes

What is GenerationNexxt? It is the young running back who breaks several tackles for a game winning touchdown, the coach pouring years of experience and wisdom into each malleable and eager player, it is the enthusiastic parent on the sideline proudly cheering and supporting their child’s dream, it’s the committed team of cheerleaders demonstrating their athleticism in every cheer, tumble, and stunt. Generation Nexxt is the recognition of athletic and academic achievement, the celebration of youth and family and the triumph of community. Generation Nexxt is South Florida Youth Sport.

Our mission is to cover our youth as well as the families and communities that support them. Although South Florida is hailed as one of the premier states for producing high school, college and professional athletes, Generation Nexxt is focused on covering the complete player: a player that embodies the prowess to dominate on the field, the discipline and commitment to excel in the classroom and most of all the character to represent their family, their community and South Florida with integrity and honor. A star has many points, we will strive to shine our editorial spotlight on those who reflect all these points.

Most of all, this is your publication. It is created, designed and written for you and it will be about you. We’ve made it easy to share your stories, pictures and even your videos. Beyond this publication, we are designing a fully interactive website that will have addition articles, insights, pictures and game highlight not available anywhere else. We have partnered with the best in the industry to produce a weekly television program, a radio program and are working on an exciting new application for the iPhone that will allow you to easily find the latest stats and scores. You put your best into every game so we believe you deserve the best coverage.

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Using Chiropractic Care to Stay Ahead of Your Game. A MEDICAL TIPS

side from being extraordinary talents, professional athletes Tiger Woods, Emmitt Smith, Lance Armstrong and Jerry Rice all share a common belief: chiropractic care helps you maintain your competitive edge. In fact, earlier this year Jerry Rice, a three-time Super Bowl champion and future Hall of Famer, became the official spokesperson for the Foundation of Chiropractic Progress. The California based nonprofit organization, whose mission is to increase awareness about the benefits of chiropractic, says that as the official spokesperson, Rice will share his positive experiences with chiropractic care and how it helped him to become the most durable and feared wide receiver in the history of football. So exactly what is chiropractic care and why are so many prominent athletes endorsing its benefits?

Chiropractic is a healthcare that focuses on correcting spinal malfunctions that cause interference to the spinal cord and nerves that exist between the bones of the spine. The chiropractic philosophy is based on the principle that the human body has an innate power to maintain its own health; therefore, chiropractors use a natural, drugless, non-surgical approach and rely on the body's inherent recuperative abilities. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat disorders associated with back pain, neck pain, joint pain of the arms or legs, and headaches. The most common therapeutic procedure performed by doctors of chiropractic is known as “spinal manipulation,” also called “chiropractic adjustment.” The purpose of manipulation is to restore joint mobility by manually applying a controlled force into joints that have become restricted in their movement-otherwise known as a subluxation. Chiropractic adjustments promote full range joint motion; stretch overly tight muscles; work underused muscles; and reduce stress from overused tissues. An athlete who can move fully, with balance, and in control can perform at his or her best. If chiropractic care is important for the optimal health of an adult athlete then it is equally if not more important for that of a child athlete says Chiropractic Physician and licensed Physical Therapist, Dr. Fidel Goldson Jr., who runs Goldson Spine Rehabilitation Center in Pembroke Pines, Florida. “The chiropractic community has a saying, ‘as the twig is bent so

Chiropractic care for child athletes

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MEDICAL TIPS grows the tree.’ In other words, if a child has an untreated subluxation early in life, it is only going to become worse and hinder their ability later on,” he said.

The Goldson Spine Rehab Center treats several young adult athletes throughout the year. Some have gone on to play sports at the college level and many still continue with their chiropractic treatments. “Whenever I come home, I make sure I come to see ‘Doc’,” says 19-year old student athlete Frantz Jonassaint (referring to Dr. Goldson). Jonassaint, who is a Running Back for Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Virginia, says that chiropractic care has been a part of his life since he started playing football in middle school. “I’ve been getting adjustments since I was thirteen and it helps me when I’m on the field because when you play at the college level the competition is way more intense,” he said. “I’ve definitely had to take some hard hits but the good thing is I know what it feels like to be in complete balance, so it’s easier to feel when I’m off balance or if something just isn’t right. That’s why one of the first things I do when I get to Florida is come to Goldson Spine.” Jonassaint admits that he has to be prepared to receive more than an adjustment from Dr. Goldson when he visits. “‘Doc’ is very knowledgeable about a lot of things especially when it comes to health,” he said. “He talks to me about the importance of proper nutrition, core strengthening, preventing injuries and my grades, we can’t forget those,” he laughs. “Then he puts me through a rigorous workout

placed on their growing bodies and that parents need to be fully educated on certain facts. “I make it a point to sit down with parents and have an in depth conversation with them on the importance of chiropractic intervention for these kids. I always like to remind them that children go through a period of rapid growth and if during this time they experience trauma-usually from a hit or a fall- spinal misalignments can easily occur. If these misalignments go untreated, during a rapid growth phase, it can lead to more serious problems later in life,” he explained.

“You know, it doesn’t matter if you’re raising the next superstar athlete or if your child likes to play a sport simply for recreational pleasure. Spinal health is important. Our spine is one of the most important structures in our bodies and when you look at someone like Jerry Rice, who is arguably the best running back of all time, raving about the benefits of chiropractic care and how it helped him be the best, why wouldn’t you want to expose your child to the same benefits? Think about it, your child may be a good athlete right now, even with the hindrance of a joint dysfunction, but imagine the possibilities without that hindrance. He or she could be great!”

it doesn’t matter if you’re raising the next superstar athlete or if your child likes to play a sport simply for recreational pleasure. Spinal health is important. routine. It’s cool though, I know he pushes me because he cares and he really knows this stuff so I do my best to follow his advice and listen to everything he has to say.” Dr. Goldson explains that children who participate in sports have extremely high physical demands

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TOP 50 HIGH SCHOOL PROSPECTS TO WATCH F

lorida has established a reputation for producing some of the finest football talent in the country. Whether it is professional, collegiate, or high school, rosters are full of Floridians. Scouts from all over the country have made Florida, a prime scouting destination for talent. You’d be hard pressed to find a NFL roster without at least one Floridian. Combine that with the fact that state schools are seemingly always in the national rankings. Lets take things even further, the last 2 high school national champions, the reigning NCAA champions, and the Pop Warner champions all hail from the “sunshine state”. No disrespect to the other parts of the country, but no other state is doing like that right now.

Having taken all these facts under consideration, we here at Generation Nexxt decided it was time to step our game up, and present the next generation of greats. You like the wordplay there, Generation Nexxt, next generation of greats, thought you would. Back to the subject at hand, we’re looking for the top 50 prospects coming out of youth football this year. It’s no accident that we produce the caliber of players year in, and year out. Those of you who follow the game, know what I’m talking about. It starts early down here, and some of these kids shows flashes before they even reachtheir teens. None other than Larry Blustein will be compiling the rankings. He’s covered sports for the last 32 years, and earned a reputation as one of the premier talent evaluators in the nation. Coaches, we’re going to give you some input in the process as well. For those of you who have players who’ll be eligible to play in high school next year, please email us with information on two or three of your top prospects. Please take academics into consideration as well. We’ve all met players throughout the years, who had all the talent in the world, but didn’t take school seriously. Without grades you’ll never see the field in high school. Please email the players information to, tthomas@gennexxt.com mailto:tthomas@gennexxt.com. Include positions played, years in organized football, and most importantly their gpa. This is going to be a tremendous experience for everyone involved. The players, their families, and last but not least, the coaches will find this to be very exciting. Generation Nexxt looks forward to tracking the progress of these young men, this upcoming season.

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Do you have what it take to make the top 50?

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BEYOND FOOTBALL

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n the way back from Tampa after competing in the two-day University of South Florida Sling & Shoot 7-on-7 event, a group of Hollywood Hills players and their head coach crossed the state along the rim of Lake Okeechobee: rainy, rural and dark. What happened at just about 8:30 certainly changed many lives forever.

Disappointed and tired from the long weekend, Scott Barnwell drove Alvin Arnold, Clarence Murphy, Jared Maldonado and Anthony Yerou -- southbound on U.S. Highway 27 when he saw a man frantically trying to wave down help on the other side of the highway through the pouring rain. Over the course of the next hour, they went from athletes to heroes. "We're driving and I could see a truck overturned in the canal," Barnwell said. "The boys didn't hesitate; they asked me to turn around and go back."

While waiting for a spot to make a U-turn with his van, Barnwell, a former police officer in Miami-Dade County, put together a game plan that would be more important than any gridiron contest. When Barnwell pulled his car up beside the embankment and saw a baby carriage, he quickly jumped in the murky waters in search of the 2-year-old granddaughter of James and Juanita Carrillo Bryan.

The SUV had apparently hit standing water, slid off the highway and flipped into the canal. The players ripped the SUV's door off the hinges as the water, which was about four feet high, continued to rise. The child was trapped in a car seat, which Barnwell freed her from and pulled her to safety along with two LaBelle residents and and a husband and wife from Winter Haven. James Bryan's rescue quickly followed. "Everything was a blur for the most part," said Murphy, a defensive lineman, who received scholarship offers from Maryland and Wisconsin to name a few major colleges. "We were full of adrenaline, and we pulled that door until it came off." "After we pulled the guy out he kept screaming 'My wife is under water!'" Maldonado said.

Juanita Carrillo Bryan was completely unconscious, submerged and strapped into a seat belt. With the help of another motorist, they freed the 53-year-old. The players had to lift

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her from the water and up a steep embankment to get to her shore. Maldonado then started to administer CPR, something he learned as a freshman.

"She didn't have a heartbeat, she was pale, and I was just in shock by seeing what I thought was a dead body," Maldonado said. "But I came to my senses and started the process. "I never thought I would use CPR -- at least not like this." During the second set of 30 chest compressions, Maldonado said he saw Bryan twitch, and on the third set she was spitting up water and mud. Paramedics arrived soon after and Bryan was airlifted to a nearby hospital. Unfortunately, her injuries eventually proved to be fatal, as Bryan passed away Tuesday.

The players were informed by family members at the Moore Haven funeral that Bryan was actually alert and had the chance to see her family. The Moore Haven Elementary School guidance counselor, who had just purchased a home in Flagler Beach, lost her life to the bacteria that was ingested from the water in the canal.

"When I heard [Tuesday] morning that she died, I was so upset," Maldonado said. "Coach reminded me that I gave her another chance and I did everything I could." The incident strengthened the bond between the four teammates and their coach. While this rescue had nothing to do with football, it had everything to do with what they learned about each other while playing and practicing together.

"We have great kids and we have great parents," Barnwell said. "These young men showed that the discipline and teamwork and preparation that you learn can be used in any situation in life." Barnwell, as tough and hard-nosed as they come, could barely hide his emotions. "I just can't say enough about these kids."

Larry Blustein is a freelance writer for the Miami Herald and evaluator for www.elitescoutingservices.com . He also co-hosts the Miami Dolphins High School Gridiron Show every Thursday night on WQAM (560 AM) from 9-10.


CHANTS & CHEERS

Cheerleading: A Respectable Sport By Petal Aladin

If someone asked, “Is cheerleading a sport?” the answers may vary. But ask any cheerleader and their reply would be a resounding “Yes!”

Is governed by rules which explicitly define the time, space and purpose of the contest and the conditions under which a winner is declared.

According to the Women’s Sports The acknowledged primary purpose Foundation, the following criteria of the competition is a comparison of have to be met for cheerleading to the relative skills of the participants. be considered a sport: All four of these can be checked A physical activity which involves when talking about cheerleading. propelling a mass through space or This is obvious as cheerleaders overcoming the resistance of a prepare for a game. mass. Jennifer Lumber, a cheerleading A contest or competition against or coach for six year and now the Cheerleading Commissioner at with an opponent. Pembroke Pines Optimist, says: “cheerleaders do a lot of physical 14

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CHANTS & CHEERS training; some is done before practice to warm up, it consists of stretching and upper body workouts. These workouts will help them as they lift their peers during stunts.” The strength training many girls go through to learn the elements of gymnastics and tumbling definitely has an impact in the sport.

Cheerleading consists of more than calling out nifty chants from the sidelines to the crowd. Teams of five or more girls practice for routines where one member is thrown in the air over seven feet high, while doing a flip that engages every core muscle in body. A different routine may involve holding a girl high in the air; with nothing but the strength of their training to keep her lifted high like a beacon of hope, for all to see.

Cheerleaders are the heralding sirens of encouragement; chanting cheers to keep football and basketball teams hyped about their chance of winning the game. Cheerleaders are the gate keepers of a team’s morale; they keep the crowd focused on their team’s success. On any given weekend across the country, in particular in South Florida, over 75,000 cheerleaders can be found tumbling, dancing, stunning and cheering their team through a game.

Cheerleaders cheer in the sun, on the field and in the rain. When the game starts, so do their cheers for the team. Cheerleading is the only sport by which participants, through a After all the training these girls do, why strong effort and desire, are used to see It is the epitome of dispute the validity of Cheerleading as a others win. sport? Kristy Warren, Assistant sportsmanship which makes cheerleading a Cheerleading Director for the 110lbs team respectable sport. in Pembroke Pines Optimist says, “One thing I would say is that Cheerleaders don’t get the respect that football players get as athletes.” “Cheerleading is just as physically demanding; cheerleaders run, stretch, and although they may not do drills like football players, they do lots of lifting, and teamwork is just as important as it is in football.” “In a team of four or five, if someone is not pulling their weight, the stunt will not work.” “Timing in the technique has to be on in order for the team to lift a team member in the air.” “If the team does not work together, the stunt will not work. And if the girl being lifted or thrown does not know the counts or isn’t paying attention, she may get injured or injure someone else.” “But they can pick up a member that is heavier if they work together. The elements of teamwork and training make cheerleading as much of a sport as football.” GENNEXXT.COM

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LEAGUE PROFILE

The South Florida Youth Football League (SF YFL ) is a non profit organization that serves Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. We have 32 member clubs with over 6,000 football players. The only purpose for which this league is formed is to benefit children. We do so in the following ways: • Promote and maintain physical exercise, physical fitness, and moral well being of children. • Engage, assist, encourage, participate, and teach American Football. • To further sportsmanship and honor among children in a competitive atmosphere. • Promote and oversee amateur games, contests sports and athletics while elevating the standards and competitive level of amateur athletics. • Foster and encourage community pride through local amateur athletics. Instill wholesome values in youngsters and young adults. Enact and establish rules and regulations governing such games, contest, competitions and exhibitions classifying those participating therein, determining and defining awards and prizes for winning contests, defining and awarding tokens and insignia of championships and determining and defining breaches and infractions of its rules and regulations, and imposing penalties therefore in accordance with the law. Exercise disciplinary authority so far as is lawful over all persons engaged in such games, competitions, and exhibitions to the end that amateur games and contest may be subject to clean, dignified competition. Assist in combating juvenile delinquency by providing and promoting the physical and emotional well being of young athletes. All other ways as are necessary in order to accomplish our only purpose 16

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This upcoming season is shaping to be a very exciting one for Bengal fans, as they watch Mike, and his teammates chase the title.

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uilt like a punishing fullback, yet gifted with the speed of a tailback, Mike Epstein is leading the Pembroke Pines Optimist Bengals on a tear through the AYFL. Mike, who just turned 11 before the start of the season plays on the 110lb. squad. Last season on the 90 lb. team, coached by David Epstein, Mike was a major contributor. His outstanding plays aren’t just limited to the running back position. In a preseason game against the Davie Broncos he had a 70 yard kickoff return. Defensively he amassed 11 tackles, 6 of which were unassisted. Despite the individual statistics he accumulates, Mike is very team oriented. So far this season the Bengals are 2-0, with victories against West Pines and Cooper City. They have their sights set on repeating as league champions.With a team of great students, who also happen to be outstanding football that could be a real possibility. Their coaches stress academics first and foremost. Coach Epstein says, he imparts lessons in the players that they can use for the rest of their lives. Respect, citizenship, and character are discussed on a regular basis with the team. The Bengals even practice the correct way to stand during the national anthem. With a father who has balanced coaching, in addition to operating 1st Continental Mortgage Corporation for 26 years, it’s no wonder Mike can prioritize the way he does. Football takes a backseat to academics, in his life. He maintains a 4.0 grade point average. This accomplishment earned him a place on the principal’s honor roll. He’ll be a 6th grader this year at Falcon Cove middle school. He has two siblings Danny and Melanie, who are also outstanding student athletes at Cypress Bay high school.

With a solid foundation at home, and supportive teammates Mike should continue to excel. This upcoming season is shaping to be a very exciting one for Bengal fans, as they watch Mike, and his teammates chase the title. Athletic prowess, and high academic standards have allowed this young man to stand out. I’d like to congratulate the Epstein family, and the Pembroke Pines Bengals on an excellent job. Please join me in congratuating Mike Epstein on being, “Rated G”.

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FEATURE STORY

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t the start of any given week during the football season, Sam Spence Jr. and his wife, Crystal, have to check the schedule to see what Friday and Saturday will bring.

Like most parents, the Spences let their children dictate where and when the weekends will be spent, and when youhappen to have a son playing junior college football in California, another at the University of Miami and still another at Scott Lake Park in Northeast Miami-Dade County, schedules are

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very important. Welcome to the world of the Spence family. It has pretty much been the same routine the past 12 years, since Sam Jr. started coaching his sons at Bunch Park, North Dade and at fabled Miami Northwestern High. “It’s a labor of love,” said Sam Jr. “We are a football family and love supporting one another.”


Sam Spence Jr.has guided his three sons from youth football to college

For Sam Spence Jr., football has always been his life. He played youth football, grew up in Liberty City and attended Northwestern, where he teamed with standouts Melvin Bratton and Tommy Streeter, Sr. The 1982 graduate joined the Air Force, received his degree from Rollins College in Winter Park (near Orlando) and returned to start a family and keep the same tradition going that he was used to as a youngster. Through the years, he made it a point to be there not only supporting his children, but also coaching and teaching them as well. While he began with his eldest son, Sam III, a linebacker at Northwestern, he also made it a point never to miss middle son, Sean, a gifted football talent, play a down at the youth level as well as high school, where he had his son for a few weeks when he coached junior varsity. Sean Spence has always been the one that everyone singled out as being a cut above. Way before he started as a ninth grader and performed in more varsity games than

anyone in the history of school, he was creating havoc as a linebacker at Bunch Park as a 60-pound, 6-year-old, and then onto North Dade, where he was looked at as one of the best youth football players in South Florida.

All Spence did in his first season in Coral Gables was lead the Hurricanes in tackles and was named ACC Defensive Freshman of the Year, which backed up what everyone had talked about. While Sean had carved out his own niche at the University of Miami, Sam III was putting himself into the mix some 2,600 miles away at Palomar Community College, where he showcased talents that put him on the same field with his brother Sean, who was two years younger. “I had the chance to coach Sam III at the youth level and in high school as well,” Sam Jr. pointed out. “He is still a very good player who is trying to get back in the flow of the sport.”

“It’s a labor of love,” said Sam Jr. “We are a football family and love supporting one another.”

“You could just tell from the first time Sean put on pads, he was going to be something special,” Sam Jr. recalled. “He had a talent that you could see from the beginning.” Always pitted against older and bigger players, Sean Spence established himself as one of the smarter athletes on the field. He had tremendous recall for what the opposition was going to do, and for the most part, was like having another coach on the field. When he arrived at Northwestern, there was little question where he would play, but spending just a few weeks with his dad at the junior varsity level, then head coach Roland Smith wasted little time in not only bringing the gifted linebacker up to varsity, but also inserting him into the starting lineup immediately. “I had been around a lot of football players in my life, but none made that immediate impact like Sean did,” Smith said. “He flew all over the field, making plays sideline to sideline.”

At a time when many were looking for that 6-3, 230-pounder, Spence was more than turning heads at just 6-0 and weighing 190 pounds. Many recruiting services who had never watched him play a down continued to proclaim him as a safety prospect, but by the time he had played in his 56th game for the national championship against Orlando Boone, nobody doubted what the he was capable of doing. “I laughed when I read the comments made by the fan websites,” said Charles Fishbein of Elite Scouting Services. “I had watched him since he first stepped foot on the field at Northwestern as a ninth grader and I was being told by people who had never seen him live that he was too small and not big enough to be an elite player.”

As good as Sean and Sam III were growing up, many who follow youth football are now singing the praises of the youngest of the Spence family. Shemake Spence is a 13-year-old linebacker who happens to be in the eighth grade at Norland Middle School. Like his brother Sean, many are already talking how impressive he has been over the past few years. Shemake Spence is competing for the 135pound team this year at Scott Lake, which is home to some of the top youth football players of the past and present, including current University of Miami head coach Randy Shannon.

In recruiting circles, this Class of 2014 standout is already on the map and headed to Northwestern in a year, and like his brother, is projected to be at the varsity level - right away. The younger Spence is one of those players who can hit, run and understands the game from a perspective that very few can - especially at the age of 13.

“I think Shemake is very special,” his father says, trying not to heap too much praise on the youth football standout. “Like Sean, he plays this game at a different level. He is at least one or two plays ahead of the rest.” As the football season is a few months away, the Spence family is once again making plans where they will be each weekend. After supporting their daughter, Shannon, a track standout, who will be a junior at Northwestern this fall, the attention is back on the boys - and nobody has a better grasp on them than Sam Jr. and Crystal! Larry Blustein is a freelance writer for the Miami Herald. He also co-hosts the Miami Dolphins High School Gridiron Show every Thursday night on WQAM (560 AM) from 7-8 and evaluates talent for Elite Scouting Services.

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by David Arroyo

David Arroyo I started coaching at North Dade in 1983 as a Pee Wee coach. Seven years later, I moved to Miramar Optimist to coach the 140 lbs Team.

The following play is designed to trap the defensive tackle – it is a simple play to teach in youth football. It combines unbalanced offensive line, misdirection and trap play. The diagram above shows unbalance line – this happens when placing more players on one side than the other. Misdirection will occur when the running back is on display on the right side of the quarterback – the quarter back will open to his right but will hand-off to his left. 44 is the trapping player on this play – most likely a fullback. Important key elements for executing this play: Offensive line players must be taught the fundamentals of blocking the outside shoulders, by teaching left or right hard step 45 degree angles, while still keeping low gravity position. Hand position is very important for driving purposes. One hand should be positioned on the mid-chest with thumb up and the other on the shoulder with thumb pointing down while driving. This will offer a stronge driving position. 26

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The guard on this play must trust on the trapping fullback that he will pick up his man; therefore, must charge hard on the linebacker outside shoulder, who is committed to the misdirection of the quarterback opening to his right side. Defensive tackle is free to rush-in; this is where the trap occurs. 44 charges hard on the outside shoulder, wiping the defensive tackle out of the play. Offensive tackle must bite hard, 45 degree angle and push out defensive end. Keeping low gravity position is very important to push out defensive end player. The tailback’s very first step is to the 2 hole, not the 3 hole. This causes the middle linebacker to read 2 hole. Second step is hard left to the 3 hole. If center, guard, tackle and 44 have done their job, the tailback will find the open lane to go through.

I’ve coached Pee Wees, 90 lbs, 100 lbs. 110 lbs Team and 14 & 15 year old kids. During the years I coached the older kids, the weight division changed from 140 to now the 165 lbs team. Throughout my coaching career, I’ve won two Super Bowls and reached countless 3rd, 2nd and 1st round playoffs. I’ve attended Football Clinics presented by the University of Miami and Florida State University with

In this formation, multiple plays can be designed: 43 dives; pitch outs; quarterback keepers; pop passes, even running back flair out passes. Blocking schemes can be adjusted depending on defense running on 53s; 44s or even offshoulder gap control defense.

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SCOTT LAKE VIKINGS

135 LB

DORAL BRONCOS

140 LB

RICHMOND GIANTS

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RICHMOND GIANTS JR.

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PALMETTO RAIDERS

PEEWEE

PALMETTO RAIDERS JR.

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FT. LAUD HURRICANES

135 LB

FT. LAUD HURRICANES

110 LB

FT. LAUD HURRICANES

165 LB

BUNCHE PK COWBOYS

165 LB

NORTHSIDE PANTHERS

120 LB

NW BROWARD RAIDERS

120 LB

PASADENA LAKES PANTHERS

PEEWEE

PASADENA LAKES

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PEMBROKE PINES OPTIMIST

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PEMBROKE PINES OPTIMIST

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NORTH MIAMI BCH SUN DEVILS 105 LB NORTH MIAMI BCH

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PLANTATION WILDCATS

135 LB

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GWEN CHERRY BULLS

MDGT

GMPW

LAUDERHILL LIONS

100 LB

SFYFL

G GLADES PANTHERS

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MXYFL

COCONUT CREEK

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FL CITY RAZORBACKS

PEEWEE

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LIBERTY CITY WARRIORS

MIGHTY MITES

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If your team is not listed, please do not take offense. The current listing is complied solely on projections for the upcoming season. However, beginning the week of September 5th, 2009, rankings will be based on specific ranking criteria. Generation Nexxt’s criteria for rankings will include the teams’ won-loss record, strength of schedule, points scored and points allowed. We will strictly adhere to this ranking criteria to avoid any and all bias. Any team that earns it will make the list. The Generation Nexxt Team would like to wish everyone a great season!

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