Football Coaches Clinic Starts Thursday

Football Coaches Clinic Starts Thursday

BATON ROUGE – NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre along with former LSU all-America Marcus Spears will be two of the headline speakers at this year’s LSU Football Coaches Clinic, which starts tomorrow on the LSU campus.

On Thursday, registration starts for the coaches at 2 p.m. at the LSU Football Operations Facility. Coaches will be able to watch the Tigers practice tomorrow afternoon followed by a barbeque social at 5:30 at the Maravich Center. Spears, a member of LSU’s 2003 national championship team and now an analyst on the SEC Network, will address the group of coaches at 7:30 at the Maravich Center.

First-year LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda will speak to the coaches following Spears at 8:30 tomorrow night.

The clinic resumes on Friday with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. at the Maravich Center followed by clinic session one, featuring LSU strength and conditioning coordinator Tommy Moffitt at 8:45.

Favre, a native of Gulfport, Miss., and a graduate of Southern Miss, will deliver his keynote speech on Friday at 11:15 a.m. at the Maravich Center. Favre capped his career as one of the most successful quarterbacks in NFL history, earning Associated Press Most Valuable Player Award three times, appearing in the Pro Bowl 11 times, and leading Packers to one Super Bowl title.

The cost of the clinic is $65. Coaches can register online at, by calling the LSU Football Office at 225.578.1151 or in person on Thursday or Friday.

2016 LSU Football Coaches Clinic – Schedule of Events

Thursday, March 31, 2016
2-3:30 p.m. Registration (Football Operations Facility)
3:40 p.m. LSU Spring Practice (Charles McClendon Practice Facility)
5:30 p.m. Barbeque social/registration (Maravich Center – Main Floor)
7:15 p.m. Welcome, opening remarks from LSU coach Les Miles (Maravich Center – Main Stage)
7:30 p.m. SEC Network/ESPN analyst Marcus Spears (Maravich Center – Main Stage)
8:30 p.m. LSU Defensive Coordinator Dave Aranda (Maravich Center – Main Stage)

Friday, April 1, 2016
7:30 a.m. Registration/Vendors/Coffee/Doughnuts (Maravich Center)
8:45 a.m. Session One (Maravich Center – Main Stage)
Tommy Moffitt, LSU Assistant AD/Strength & Conditioning
9:35 a.m. Session Two (Maravich Center- Main Floor)
LSU Position Coaches Chalk Talk
10:25 a.m. Session Three (Maravich Center – Main Floor)
Tim Detillier (Lutcher High School) – 38 years in 38 minutes
Scott Dieterich (Parkview Baptist High School) – Parkview’s Option Game
Bret Fuselier (Kinder High School) – Defense the Kinder Way
Jon Kay (North Shore (Texas) High School) – Defensive Game Planning & Practice Organization
11:15 a.m. Featured Speaker: Hall of Fame QB Brett Favre (Maravich Center – Main Stage) 
12:15 p.m. Lunch (Maravich Center – Main Floor
1:25p.m Session Four (Maravich Center – Main Floor)
Lewis Cook (Notre Dame High School) – Developing Techniques & Schemes of Multiple 4-3 Defenses
Dale Weiner (Catholic High School) – Practice Like a Champion
Lev Holly (Blount (Ala.) High School) – Blount’s Spread Attack
Gerard Ross (Trinity Christian (Fla.) Academy) – Trinity’s Defensive Back Play
2:15 p.m. Session Five (Maravich Center – Main Floor)
Mickey McCarty (Neville High School) – Win Today
Steve Leisz (Episcopal (Texas) High School) – Episcopal’s Spread Offense
Winston Gordon (Hapeville (Ga.) Charter – Defensive Line Play vs The Spread
Rick Cauley (Murphy (Ala.) High School) – Murphy’s Run Game
3:05 p.m. Session Six (Maravich Center – Main Floor)
LSU running backs coach Jabbar Juluke
4 p.m. Session Seven (Maravich Center – Main Floor)
David Brewerton (Zachary High School) – Offensive Line Play
Marcus Randall (Southern Lab High School) – Multiple Offensive Sets; Same Blocking Schemes
Jonathan Foster (Kentwood High School) – The Kentwood Philosophy:
Everything Quick Utilizing Speed
4:50 p.m. Session Eight (Maravich Center – Main Stage)
LSU wide receivers coach Dameyune Craig
5:45 p.m. Crawfish Boil (Maravich Center – Main Floor)

Saturday, April 2, 2016
11 a.m. LSU scrimmage (Tiger Stadium)