The Shallow Cross Passing Concept is a great way to stretch the defense out horizontally. It’s great against man to man coverage.
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 Pistol Wing T Jet Series is a systematic attack where all the plays complement each other. This 3 play series includes Jet Sweep, Belly, and Belly Pass.
At any level of football one of the most dangerous things to defend is speed on the edge of the field. As a result, defenses will work hard to keep outside leverage and keep everything inside of them.
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.
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.
The Pin and Pull is one of the plays that is sweeping the country as a run game staple. There are multiple advantages of running the Pin and Pull and using it as your main tool to get to the outside in the run game.
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.
One thing that can be frustrating for the defense is when the offense is able to give a variety of different plays off essentially the same look. When you combine this with a formation that presents a heavy run threat on one side of the formation with a passing threat on the other side of […]
One of the things that can make life really difficult on defenses is if you can effectively throw to the backside of the Trips formation. Most defenses will put an extra defender over to the Trips side and leave the backside to the Cornerback and the Linebacker to defend the single receiver.
One of the universal rules for planning your offensive attack is that you must have an answer to man coverage. At one stage in the game the defense is going to put their defenders in man coverage and send a blitz.
The Double Arch Counter is one of the toughest plays to defend. It combines misdirection with a gap blocking scheme that can easily move defenders and punish over pursuing defender.
One of the best things you can do to a defensive back is to make them think and make decisions after the snap of the ball. While making players think about their alignment before the snap of the ball is great, when you force defenders to make choices after the ball has been snapped it […]
There’s an old saying in sports and that is “speed kills”! Obviously having fast athletes will greatly improve the likelihood of success, but even if you do not have an abundance of team speed, you still can play fast.
We have talked multiple time 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.