The Oklahoma drill, also known as the pitt drill is an American football practice technique used to test players in confined full contact situations. Developed by legendary University of Oklahoma coach Bud Wilkinson, the Oklahoma Drill has become a tradition not only at OU, but at football practices across the country from high school to the pros.
... Many high school and college teams use the Oklahoma Drill as a way to kick off the first day of full contact practice ... by coaches to evaluate players that might have looked good in non-contact drills, but have yet to face full contact ... Other times the drill is used simply to get players in the proper mind-set for full contact practices, especially in high school and college where many times players have gone up to eight ...
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“Swift blazing flag of the regiment,
Eagle with crest of red and gold,
These men were born to drill and die.
Point for them the virtue of slaughter,
Make plain to them the excellence of killing
And a field where a thousand corpses lie.”
—Stephen Crane (18711900)
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—M.F.K. Fisher (19081992)