December 1, 2021

Dan Packard

Early on the season the Lena-Winslow Panthers were winning easily over the Dakota Indians, but head coach Ric Arand was not a happy camper, and he ripped into them on the radio at halftime with his point of emphasis ... "We're not finishing runs."

It's an upper level concept in football, and one that helps to set the Panthers apart.

To Finish a run, means that you don't simply go down after being hit – you continue to push forward, and fight to gain as much yardage as possible. And it's not just the back who has to "finish" – the line can help by pushing the pile forward.

None of tha...

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