7 resources to help you prepare for the new football season

The football play-by-play season is kicking off!

I’ve put together a collection of resources that will help you make this your best season yet.

Spotting Charts and Vocabulary

You’ll find many freebies right here.

The Football Thesaurus

Keeping Jesse Goldberg-Strassler’s book with you in the press box will help you vary your vocabulary.

Get your copy here.

Preparation Advice From Adam Amin

ESPN broadcaster Adam Amin describes his week of preparation leading up to a college football game.

See Adam’s advice.

Tips For Broadcasting Football Solo

Working alone this fall? These three tips will help.

Read them here.

Jay Sanderson’s Football Scorebook & Down Dial

Keeping my own stats and drive charts used to overwhelm me. Nearly as hard was doing the “fast math” on long plays like kick and punt returns. Montana State voice Jay Sanderson has found brilliant solutions to both problems.

Click here for better broadcasts.

Prep Tips From Joe Davis

Joe has too many tips for just one video on football play-by-play prep.

Watch Part 1

Watch Part 2

Broadcasters Edge

Okay, Broadcasters Edge has been an advertiser with STAA for many years. The reason for that, though, is because the software is outstanding. Update the info on your play-by-play boards with the push of a button. Use the hours you save to watch practice, talk to coaches and find stories to make your broadcasts better. Play-by-play guys across major college and pro sports use it.

Click here to learn more.

What are some of your “must-have” football play-by-play resources? Please share them with the STAA audience in the comments section below.