Wing T Formation Buck Sweep Play

Wing T Formation Buck Sweep Play

The Buck Sweep is a great play because it allows you to get your athletes the ball in space. It features down blocks at the point of attack, with the play-side guard pulling and kicking out the edge defender. The backside guard is also pulling, and he is leading blocking. The play-side wing inserts for linebacker.

Wing T Formation Buck Sweep Play Blocking Scheme 

Center: Block backside defensive tackle.

Right Guard: Pull, block contain player. Against the 4-4 it will be the outside backer. Against a 5-3 it would be the stand up defensive end.

Right Tackle: Block down on defensive tackle.

Left Guard: Pull, lead block-block first defender that shows.

Left Tackle: Replace pulling left guard, base defensive tackle.

Tight-end: Down block on defensive end.

Split-end: Stalk block the cornerback.

1: Fake trap to the fullback (2), hand to the 3 coming on the short motion. Carryout fake.

2: Fake trap, fill.

3: Short full speed motion, take handoff cut off of pulling guard’s block.

4: Insert, block middle linebacker.

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Coaching Points

  • Motion timing needs to worked on in practice- it varies depending on player speed and age.
  • All fakes need to be carried out.
  • Right guard pulls and kicks out the first defender outside of the TE.
  • Left guard pulls and lead blocks.

Defending the Wing-T out of the 4-2-5 Defense

Since the Age of the Spread Offense one of the most unique offenses to defend has become the Delaware Wing-T. Teams around the country simply do not see the Wing-T as much as we used to 15 – 20 years ago.

Setting the Strength on Defense | Aligning to the Spread 

Defense’s for the longest time have always set the front to the Tight End and with a four-man front that sent our 3 technique to the Tight End. Some coordinators swapped weak and strong defenders and even rotate secondary based on strength.

Youth and High School Integration

The goal of this article is to explore and discuss the relationship between the local High School and the local youth programs. What is exactly the role of the local Youth program in regards to the local High School program?