One of the break out star from last years Hard Knocks was Browns Offensive Line coach, and old school football guy, Bob Wylie. Wylie won the hearts of football fans as an old school, no nonsense guy railed against all the fancy stretching players in favor of just doing push ups, sit ups, and jumping jacks like they did in WWII.
In addition to Hard Knocks bytes, Wylie – who has coached offensive lines since 1980 from the NFL to Winnipeg – also made an old instructional video on o-line technique that is so awesomely weird, it might be better than his Hard Knocks performance. The video, narrated in Wylie’s hard edge northeast accent uses sumo wrestlers, rhinoceros, and pigs to teach the position. He points out that gorillas naturally have perfect lineman posture, and criticizes God for sticking them in a jungle instead of blocking sweeps.
The production value on this is more Home Shopping Network than Hard Knocks, but it’s right on brand.