How to develop Championship Level Quarterbacks

February 17, 2016

There is not much argument, on any level of football, that to win consistently and compete for championships you need strong quarterback play. So what defines strong quarterback play and how do you develop that consistently within an organization? This series of articles will lay out a clear path that can easily be followed in any program given the proper attention.


Let’s first discuss what goes into the making of a great quarterback. From there, you’ll be in a better position to choose who to invest your time in and how to develop them year after year so that the success of your program can become predictable. Wouldn’t that be nice?


In January 2008, Geoffrey Colvin published a fascinating book which every football coach in America would benefit from reading called Talent is overrated: What Really Separates Word Class Performers from Everyone Else. The premise of the book fundamentally prov