17 QB Keep Play | Wing T Formation

The 17 QB Keep Play is a great play that offers deception and it also allows you to utilize a mobile QB. This is a play that I saw when I was scouting a team for a friend of mine. This play is set up by running the ISO play with the wing-back inverting. When the team ran the QB keep of off the ISO, they would invert the wing which serves as a key breaker that tricked the defense. This play is very easy to install and it works very well on the youth football level.

17 Iso Play out of the Wing T Formation 

Center: Block head up nose guard.

Right Guard: Inside-Over-Free.

Right Tackle: Base defensive tackle.

Left Guard: Inside-Over-Free.

Left Tackle: Base defensive tackle, big on big.

Tight-end: Base block defensive end, block him out, maintain inside leverage.

Slot (4): Stalk defender covering him.

Split-end: Stalk block the cornerback.

Left Wingback (4): Invert, block the outside linebacker (ISO).

Fullback (2): Take handoff at the 5 hole, cut off of wing-back’s ISO block.

Quarterback: Take snap, handoff to the the (2), carry out fake.

17 QB Keep Play out of the Wing T Formation 

17 QB Keep Play

Center: Block head up nose guard.

Right Guard: Inside-Over-Free.

Right Tackle: Base defensive tackle.

Left Guard: Inside-Over-Free.

Left Tackle: Base defensive tackle.

Tight-end: Base defensive end.

Slot(4): Block linebacker.

Split-end: Stalk cornerback or run off (vs. press man coverage).

Left Wing-back (3): Invert, block outside linebacker. You could also have him lead block and take the cornerback or even seal the defensive end.

Fullback (2): Fake ISO handoff, carry out fake.

Quarterback: Fake handoff to the fullback, then run outside.

Coaching Points

  • Use the ISO play to set up the QB keep play. Once you notice the defense selling out to stop the ISO, call the QB keep play.
  • This is a great way to take advantage of undisciplined CBs and DEs.
  • A good fake between the QB and the (2) needs to be executed. The (2) really has to sell this fake.

(See Also) Single Back Formation Iso Play 

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