I have to make a scouting video for my son who wants to play football in college...it occured to me that it might "help" if I had some sort of bubble, or highlight track him specifically as he ran in and out of would-be tacklers!!! I have played with it, but to no avail (new guy)...does anyone know of a good tutorial??
You should look at the Motion tracking overview and resources
There are also links to tutorials.
You could either try the AE build-in point tracker or the planar tracker Mocha that is included in AE since version CS4.
Ever build a custom table from scratch in Microsoft Word? That's child's play compared to doing the deceptively-simple work you want to do in AE.
I hope you've got a long time to learn the ropes, 'cause you'll need it! Here's a good place to start:
If you try to simply learn a few nifty tricks in AE, this piece of software'll come back and bite you like you haven't been bitten for quite some time.