You always have to see what you hit. That is what young players are taught in order to avoid poor tackling form that can leave a player’s head down and result in injury.
Well, if comedian and late-night talk show host Stephen Colbert ever finds himself in a tackle football game, he should be just fine.
Last night on The Late Show, Colbert brought in Dartmouth football coach Buddy Teevans to discuss the tackling dummy his team uses at practice. The dummy allows his players to avoid hitting each other while working on their form.
Colbert suited up in a helmet to practice his form and, well, the result was as entertaining as always.
For more on the robotic tackling dummy used by Dartmouth, click here.