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BOZEMAN — As an assistant coach at Washington, Jeff Choate spent time on the front lines of teaching and implementing safety-first tackling. Now Choate is applying those practices as Montana State’s first-year head coach.

BOZEMAN — As an assistant coach at Washington, Jeff Choate spent time on the front lines of teaching and implementing safety-first tackling. Now Choate is applying those practices as Montana State’s first-year head coach.

Seattle was already an epicenter for rugby-inspired tackling methods. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll champions the cause with his “Hawk Tackle” video, and Washington coaches, after experimenting with some rugby drills in the...

Division I universities, high school, and junior football programs join on to philosophy that leads to increased efficiency and safety of tackle

SEATTLE (September 2, 2015) – Launched in 2015 to improve the efficiency and...

NFL veteran, leading defensive minds in the collegiate game, and three-time high school state champ coach join on to meet demand for more effective and safer tackling