No Offensive system is complete without some type of Play Action Passing schemes. These play action shots are designed to not only keep the defensive players out of the box, but also take shots and make big plays when the Offense needs them.
As Spread Offenses become more and more popular defenses are continuing to adjust their fronts and structures to combat the Offense stretching the field horizontally. In the constant cat and mouse game that pits Offensive and Defensive Coordinators against each other the defense has made a move to the Odd Defense in order to counter […]
The heart of creating an effective offense is the ability to create a system that allows you to do what you want to do and punish the defense when they react to it. In a Spread to Run System this often means that as a play caller you will change the play at the line […]
The Push Screen RPO is easy to install and it’s a concept that can be executed on the youth football level. This run pass option gives the QB an easy pre-snap read.
The Inside Zone is one of the top offensive schemes in football. This play is so dominant because it can be run from so many different formations and personnel groups.
Tight Ends present all sorts of issues for defensive coaches. One of the main issues that they bring up is that the defense now has to defend an extra run gap.
One of the tags that is sweeping across the landscape of college football is the Bash Tag. This tag allows the offense to combine misdirection and the read game.
We have talked multiple times before about the problems a Tight End causes with the Inside Zone Scheme. By adding an extra gap, the defense must bring another defender down to deal with the run threat.
The Trio Formation is one of the hardest formations in football to defend. If you have the personnel, I personally think this formation causes more issues to a defense than the traditional Trips formation.
The Outside Zone is one of the most universal concepts in football. This play is a staple of offenses from the Youth Level all the way up to the NFL.
One of the major benefits of basing your offense out of the Inside Zone and Power schemes is the ability to quickly change the play with simple tags. The Flat Tag is an easy tag that can change the appearance of the Inside Zone and get the ball in the hands of your playmaker in […]
In football there are two main types of blocking schemes. These two are Zone Schemes and Gap Schemes.
There are many great run schemes that you can build your offense around. I have chosen the Inside Zone because it’s easy to teach, it’s highly versatile, and it can create easy double teams on the line of scrimmage.
One of the major things that all defenses struggle to do well is line up correctly to a formation. Most coaches spend hours of practice time every week working with their team on how to correctly align to each formation.
Calling plays is one of the most stressful and rewarding experiences in football. There is no other sport such a large amount of pressure is put on the coach.