I Formation- Toss Play

 I Formation- Toss Play

This I formation- toss play is a very simple play to install. The kids should get this play down fairly quickly. The toss will utilize blocking angles by having the (3) crack on DE.


Center: Block head up defender.

Right Guard: No inside or over defender- get onto linebacker.

Right Tackle: Block defensive tackle.

Left Guard: No inside or over defender- get onto linebacker.

Left Tackle: Block defensive tackle.

Backside TE: Cut off defender pursuing to the ball carrier. You can also have the TE try to get to the middle safety for the “touchdown” block.

Play-side TE: Pull, look to block cornerback or first threat outside the (3) crack block.  The TE should not pull if he has a defender in his inside gap.

(1) QB-  Open up, toss the football to the (HB). It is important that the QB squares up to his target and tosses the ball right to the RB’s numbers.  You can have the QB open up the opposite way of the HB and toss the football. This will allow the half-back to receive the pitch farther outside.

(FB)- Lead block. Look inside to out.  Meaning the FB must always pick up any leakage or blitz  between tackle and (TE).

(3) Hook defensive end. If there is no defensive end look to block outside linebacker.

(HB)- Open up, run outside, receive pitch. Half -back must secure the football-he has to look the pitch in.


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