The Triple Option at the Junior High Level

The Triple Option at the Junior High Level

The following is what Junior High Football players must learn at the Junior High Level: 1- Triple Option 2- Once they have Triple mastered versus these three fronts, teach them how to run Midline Triple as a default versus a 3 technique. 3- Once Triple and Midline Triple are installed, teach them how to run … Continue reading

Utilizing Midline Triple to Constrain the 0-Technique

Utilizing Midline Triple to Constrain the 0-Technique

When Triple Option is run and the 0-technique makes the tackle, Midline Triple is utilized to constrain the 0.  This is because the 0 is influenced off the Midline. Here are examples of how to utilize Midline Triple to constrain the 0-technique: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion … Continue reading

Drills to Run the Triple Option

Drills to Run the Triple Option

For the skill positions, the Triple Drill is the drill that works all the situations of the Triple Option: With the Offensive Line, the 5-on-5 Drill teaches them who to block and choreographs all the required footwork and angles: Then, once the Offensive Line knows who to block, the technique of the Scoop, Veer, and … Continue reading

Scoop Blocking Situations

Scoop Blocking Situations

The following are Scoop blocking situations that must be practiced: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 19-year … Continue reading

Slide Pass Protection Compilation

Slide Pass Protection Compilation

Slide Pass Protection is utilized on Triple Pass, Rocket Pass, and Four Verticals. Here are examples of Slide Pass Protection in action: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years Triple Option Football … Continue reading

Five Triple Option Emphasis Points and Trends for 2014

Five Triple Option Emphasis Points and Trends for 2014

1. The evolution of Midline Triple Option.  This is the way to run Triple Option to the 3-technique, constrain the Will Linebacker, and constrain the Action Key.  Midline Triple Option can be utilized as the default when a 3-technique aligns to the playside on Triple and as a call to constrain the Will/Action Key. 2. … Continue reading

Follow the Triple Option Football Academy on Twitter

Follow the Triple Option Football Academy on Twitter

Learn how to run the authentic, Under-Center Triple Option Offense by following the Triple Option Football Academy here on Twitter. About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. … Continue reading

Double Flex, Rocket Blast Compilation

Double Flex, Rocket Blast Compilation

The following is Double Flex, Rocket Blast run versus three different scenarios: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a … Continue reading

How to Create Mindful Triple Option Offensive Linemen

How to Create Mindful Triple Option Offensive Linemen

Mindfulness is the act of being intensely aware of what you’re sensing and feeling at every moment — without interpretation or judgment. Practicing mindfulness exercises,  can help Offensive Linemen direct their attention to the assignment and technique that they must execute.  These are the Triple Option Offensive Line Blocking rules: Playside Tackle- Veer Playside Guard- Base … Continue reading

Drilling the Ace Block (Center/Guard Double Team)

Drilling the Ace Block (Center/Guard Double Team)

These diagrams demonstrate how to Ace a 1 or a 2i technique on Triple/Midline, and a 2-technique on Triple: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou … Continue reading

Four Verticals Compilation

Four Verticals Compilation

These diagrams demonstrate how to run Four Verticals versus multiple situations: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a … Continue reading

Quarterback-Lead Drills for Triple Option Offense

Quarterback-Lead Drills for Triple Option Offense

The following diagrams demonstrate drills that are done to improve Quarterback’s performance on the Triple Option: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a … Continue reading

Running Rocket Toss Away From the Blood Stunt

Running Rocket Toss Away From the Blood Stunt

When #1 and #2 come hard on Triple Option, this is known as the blood stunt.   The goal of the blood stunt is to force the Quarterback to make a quick decision. However, the problem for the defense is that when they blood stunt, the Rocket Toss creates a numbers advantage on the perimeter. … Continue reading

Why Do High School and College Teams Run the Triple Option?

Why Do High School and College Teams Run the Triple Option?

Whether the coach makes the decision to run the Triple Option consciously or subconsciously, the one big reason is the following: The Triple Option team eliminates the need for blocking defensive linemen at the point of attack. With the evolution of the Midline Triple Option, this assists the process even more so. This is how: … Continue reading

The Triple Option Offense on the Goal-Line

The Triple Option Offense on the Goal-Line

Here is how the Triple Option Offense works on the Goal-line: 1- Align in Heavy 2- Run Follow 3- If the A and B gaps are covered by down linemen, run Rocket. About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option … Continue reading

Offensive Line Blocking Midline Versus 4-4 Stack

Offensive Line Blocking Midline Versus 4-4 Stack

This diagram shows how the Offensive Line blocks Midline Triple Option versus a 4-4 Stack: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports … Continue reading

Alignment and Stance of All 11 Triple Option Skill Positions

Alignment and Stance of All 11 Triple Option Skill Positions

This diagram shows the alignment and stance of all 11 Triple Option Skill positions: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance … Continue reading

Running Four Verticals Versus Cover 2

Running Four Verticals Versus Cover 2

The diagram below demonstrates how to run Four Verticals Versus a Cover 2 alignment on defense: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a … Continue reading

Offensive Line Simultaneous Ace-Base Drill

Offensive Line Simultaneous Ace-Base Drill

The following diagram demonstrates how to drill the Ace and the Base at the same time: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years   Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is … Continue reading