Steve Nichols

  • joined Apr 18, 2008
  • last login Mar 21, 2013
  • posts 306
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A former teacher, high school defensive coordinator, and former Colorado resident I now reside in Indiana. I currently work in law enforcement.

During the regular season I do the game preps at MHR, with a focus on the systems run by each team. During the reloading season I write the Football University articles, which include basic lessons on football terminology, systems, plays, positions, etc (Xs and Os).

I look at my job in three main parts:

1. To assist Guru with anything he needs in keeping the site up,
2. Helping members with any questions they have about the game of football (no question is too simple; I'm here to help),
3. Encouraging members to participate and to have a great time.

I pride myself on trying to respond to all questions from our members. I'm here for ya!

Hobbies include classical music, rugby, sailing, and exotic cooking (and of course the Denver Broncos!)

A Fan Of...

  • NFL Denver Broncos
  • NCAAF Colorado Buffaloes
  • NCAAB Purdue Boilermakers
  • NHL Colorado Avalanche
User Blog

MHR University - Smash-Mouth Systems at the NFL Level


A look at the smash-mouth offenses in today's NFL.

"The Trade" - Analysis of the Jay Cutler Trade


The Cutler Trade: A win-win for both teams (but better for Denver)


2009 (Pre Draft) Depth Chart - A Starting Point

Thoughts on the draft chart before the draft: 2009.

New Horses in the Stable - The Denver Broncos Defense


New faces on Denver's defense - 2009 free-agency period.


"... I Shall Fear No Evil"

Cutler or McDaniels? Either way, we're all Broncos.

When Coaches and Players Clash - A Story From My Past


A personal story about coaches versus a star player. The Jay Cutler saga; one opinion.

MHR University - Brian Dawkins; The Delta Force of the Safety Position


Brian Dawkins comes to Denver. Here's how he revolutionized the safety position.


Coming In From The Cold...

Coming back home to

MHR University - The Amoeba Offense


What is the Amoeba offense?

MHR 2008 Position Reviews -- Tight End


A review of the 2008 Broncos tight end position.

Houston Texans 2009 Draft - Needs and Strategy

2009 draft strategy and needs interview; Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta Falcons 2009 Draft - The Construct

Preview of 2009 Atlanta Falcons draft needs and strategy

MHR University - 3-4: Position Responsibilities and Blocking Theory (Part Two)


Learning a little about how pass rushes work, and how they are drawn up.

MHR University - 3-4: Position Responsibilities and Blocking Theory (Part One)


Some notes on how each DE, OLB, and ILB positions differ in the 3-4 formation.


Newest Bronco Arrives!

MHR staffer Mdierk has been in hiding for some time, busy with a lot of different things going on.  One of those things is now out of the way... Congratulations to Mdierk and his lovely wife; It's...

MHR University - Nose Tackle Position Introduces New Issues


The NT position may be the key for Denver in 2009

2009 - An Orange and Blue Dawn


A few thoughts heading into 2009 for the Denver Broncos

MHR University Special Edition - On Field Ramifications of Head Coaching Change


Potential effects of the Mike Shanahan firing on the Broncos locker room, systems, and staff.

MHR Chalk Talk -- Week 17 - Denver at San Diego


Looking ahead to the last NFL game of the '08 regular season (Denver at SD).

A Quick Post Mortem (Broncos / Bills '08)


A quick look back at the '08 Broncos / Bills game, and an entreaty to look forward from here on out.


Raiders (former Bronco) Ashley Lelie on IR

According to the Associated Press, WR Ashlie Lelie (another Denver cast off) has gone on IR in Oakland. Funny how the Raider's organization hates Denver, but respects Denver enough to take our...

Williams' Murder Suspect has Hearing Delayed


Plea hearing delayed in case of Darrent Williams murder suspect, and thoughts.

MHR Chalk Talk -- Week 16 - Buffalo at Denver


A look at the upcoming Buffalo at Denver game


Sporting News Agrees - Clady Robbed!

A very good write up in The Sporting News by Albert Breer makes the case for several players who where snubbed for the Pro Bowl.  Clady's case is air tight. I like many of the points the author...

Several Thoughts as the Broncos Move Forward


After the Carolina loss, some thoughts on the game and what's ahead.

MHR University - How Safeties Interact With Corners


Why a safety in the box hurts cornerback play for the Broncos, and most teams.

MHR Chalk Talk -- Week 15 - Denver at Carolina


A breakdown of the upcoming Denver/Carolina game 12/14/08


More Charges For Suspect In Darrent Williams Shooting

More charges against Darrent Williams murder suspect

MHR University - Who Should Start, and Why


When Denver's starters return from injury, should they get their jobs back?

MHR Chalk Talk -- Week 14 - Kansas City at Denver


A lok at the factors going into the Broncos / Chiefs game this Sunday.

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