The no-huddle offense has become the rage, but where did it begin? All roads lead to Sam Wyche, the mad genius who introduced the offense to the NFL almost 30 years ago with the Cincinnati Bengals. Wyche is retired and living in Pickens, S.C. with his wife, Jane, and three dogs. He's been a volunteer coach for most of the past decade at Pickens High, teaching the no-huddle to the Blue Flame.
Today's generation has been far more open to it than old NFL, where the no-huddle was initially derided as a "Popcorn offense." Wyche said the league even tried to ban the offense right before the 1988 AFC Championship Game.
In our 10 Questions segment, Wyche discusses the past and future of the no-huddle, the state of the league, its quarterbacks and America's standing in the world.
Q: When you see how popular the no-huddle has become, do you feel like a proud father?
Wyche : "It makes me remember the old days when it wasn't very popular. I really first tri...