Never Having Any Doubts:

The Fundamentals of Playing WR, Part I

Brandon Johnson

Wide Receivers Coach, Saginaw Valley State University


To be a receiver one must be mentally tough.

A receiver is not just about being physically tough. A receiver must be balanced when it comes to both his mental and physical state of mind.

He has to believe in himself and his ability to be successful on and off the field.

Every receiver must have the mind set of always wanting the ball, no matter what situation he is put in.

Being an out-spoken selfish receiver is not good for the team at all.

Receivers need the attitude that they want the ball all the time, and when they get the ball they need to take advantage of the opportunity since it may be a chance for them to change the game.


I tell my receivers that they need to do three things very well to be a successful receiver: ... To read this article, and for full access to all CLN resources, get your MEMBERSHIP NOW.