Who's Speaking at the "Super Bowl" of Coaching Clinics this Year?
SAN ANGELO, TX -- The 46th annual Angelo Football Clinic is pulling in big names as the storied event has year in and year out.
The 2019 edition of the coaching clinic will begin with a bang on Tuesday at Angelo State University’s Junell Center, bringing in some of the biggest names in the high school and collegiate ranks alike. The event will have a total of 18 speakers.
Texas A&M linebackers coach and special teams coordinator Bradley Dale Peveto will kick off the event in Stephens Arena at 10:00 a.m. Peveto will discuss linebacker basics and defending run-pass option plays.
He will also be speaking to the Texas A&M Club of San Angelo at the River View Restaurant at a noontime luncheon as well.
Following Peveto will be Baylor head coach Matt Rhule at 1:00 p.m. He will talk to the masses about Baylor’s run-pass option game.
Rhule is coming off a season that saw Baylor win the Texas Bowl over Vanderbilt and a six-win increase from 2017.
Then, the head coaches from the two Class 6A state champion teams will round out the first day.
Galena Park North Shore’s Jon Kay will speak at 4:00 p.m. He will talk about the philosophies behind inside zone run plays and RPO tags.
North Shore is coming off a second state championship season under Kay after beating Duncanville on a last-second hail mary in the Class 6A Division I title game. Kay boasts a 58-14 record in five years as head coach.
Longview head coach John King will speak immediately after Kay at 5:30. He will speak about defending the offenses frequently seen today.
King delivered Longview’s first state championship since 1937 with a win over Beaumont Westbrook in the Class 6A Division II title game.
Wednesday will be headlined by a pair of Big 12 coaches.
Texas Longhorn head coach Tom Herman will speak at 11:00 a.m. about how to establish a culture of belief as well as a three-level passing game.
Herman is entering his third year at Texas after helping the Longhorns to a Sugar Bowl win over the Georgia Bulldogs this past season.
New Texas Tech head coach Matt Wells will speak at 2:00 p.m. the same day on the spread option offense. Wells comes to Texas Tech from Utah State.
On Thursday, Cuero head coach Travis Reeve will speak about special teams play at 9:30 a.m.
Reeve guided Cuero to their first state championship since 1987 with a win over Texarkana Pleasant Grove in the Class 4A Division II title game in 2018.
Odessa Permian head coach Jeff Ellison will wrap up the clinic on Thursday with his discussion about the offensive line play in a pistol veer offense at 11:00 a.m.
The event is known for drawing coaches from across the United States and even other countries.
Last year's clinic was headlined by Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher and Alabama's Nick Saban.
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