Rocket Versus Cover 2

Rocket Versus Cover 2

The following diagram demonstrates how to run the Rocket versus a Cover 2 alignment: 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

Trips Four Verticals versus 4-4 Defense

Trips Four Verticals versus 4-4 Defense

Trips Four Verticals puts the single-high safety in a bind. One of the A-Backs is going to be wide open. Here is an example of Trips Four Verticals 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 … Continue reading

Defaulting to Midline Triple

Defaulting to Midline Triple

When a 3-technique appears to the call side on Triple, the Triple moves in one hole and becomes Midline Triple. The following are examples of the default to Midline 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 … Continue reading

Double Flex Rocket Pass versus 50

Double Flex Rocket Pass versus 50

The Rocket Pass out of Double Flex puts the corner in a tough position as he is likely the primary force player and must cover the Wheel route as well. Here is the Rocket Pass out of Double Flex versus the 50 defense: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State … Continue reading

The Offensive Line’s Gap Assignments in the Triple Option

The Offensive Line’s Gap Assignments in the Triple Option

The Triple Option is about cancelling gaps with biomechanical movement. There are wide splits and the Offensive Linemen are responsible for a gap when the Triple Option is run. When an Ace call is utilized, the Center and the Playside Guard cancel the Playside A-gap. Here is how this all happens: About the Author Two … Continue reading

Triple Option versus 5-3 Eagle Defense

Triple Option versus 5-3 Eagle Defense

The following is the Triple Option versus the 5-3 Eagle 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 Sports Performance Specialist, and a … Continue reading

Triple Option versus 50 Eagle Defense

Triple Option versus 50 Eagle Defense

The following is the Triple Option versus the 50 Eagle: 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

Throwing Out of the Heavy Formation with Four Verticals

Throwing Out of the Heavy Formation with Four Verticals

Four Verticals can blow the top off the coverage, especially when the Offense aligns in the Heavy formation. The Playside A can move out to the Heavy Tackle to run his stretch route and receives the ball unless the Free Safety drifts to him.  If he does, the Quarterback throws the ball to the Backside … Continue reading

Reading the 2i with Midline Triple

Reading the 2i with Midline Triple

The rules on Midline Triple are to read from a 2i out. Here is how this is done versus the 6-2 defensive alignment: 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 … Continue reading

Trips Compilation

Trips Compilation

This is a compilation of Trips, Four Verticals and running Triple Option out of Trips as well: 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

Heavy Follow versus 6-2

Heavy Follow versus 6-2

In Short Yardage/Goal-line situations get into Heavy and run the Follow.  This gets the extra blocker to the point of attack. 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, … Continue reading

Midline Triple versus 4-3

Midline Triple versus 4-3

Midline Triple versus 4-3 involves the Playside A making the “Tiger” call. This tells the Playside Tackle to arc #3. Here’s what happens: 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 … Continue reading

Practicing the Triple Option in the Rain

Practicing the Triple Option in the Rain

When it rains, don’t head to the gym or cancel practice…. Get good at practicing the Triple in those conditions. What are you going to do when it rains on gameday during the season? Practice the Triple Drill in these conditions: Practice Scoop, Veering, and Ace Blocking in these conditions: Work on throwing the ball … Continue reading

Over Rocket Versus Odd Stack Easy Stunt

Over Rocket Versus Odd Stack Easy Stunt

When the Easy Stunt (2-1 exchange) occurs out of the Odd Stack, getting into Over and Tossing the ball leads to a serious numbers advantage on the perimeter.   This diagram shows you how the numbers significantly favor the Offense: About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas … Continue reading

Offensive Line Blocking Five Distinct Triple Option Situations

Offensive Line Blocking Five Distinct Triple Option Situations

The following diagram provides five distinct Triple Option situations and how the Offensive Line blocks them: 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

What If You Can’t Run Triple Option During the Game?

What If You Can’t Run Triple Option During the Game?

A few days ago, this website published an article about fixing your Triple Option; however, once gameday comes, there is the possibility that for one reason or another, the Triple Option is not working. Now, you best fix your Triple Option when you have your next practice; however, what do you do in the meantime? … Continue reading

Triple Option versus 6-2

Triple Option versus 6-2

The following diagram demonstrates how to run the Triple Option versus the 6-2 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 Sports Performance … Continue reading

Drilling the Follow with the Quarterback and B-Back

Drilling the Follow with the Quarterback and B-Back

The following diagram demonstrates how to drill the Follow concept with the Quarterback/B-Back versus the two situations they could encounter: 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