Drilling All Triple Option Offensive Line Blocking Situations

Drilling All Triple Option Offensive Line Blocking Situations

This diagram covers them all. Practice these situations and you will get closer to mastering Triple Option Offensive Line blocking. 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, … Continue reading

Midline Lead with the Duo Concept

Midline Lead with the Duo Concept

A Duo concept is referred to in NFL circles as two playside double teams within one play. When fan blocking the 5-technique just isn’t enough, have the Playside A double the 5-technique with the Playside Tackle. This diagram shows you how: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come … Continue reading

Offensive Line Blocking Midline Triple versus Bear (46) Defense

Offensive Line Blocking Midline Triple versus Bear (46) Defense

The following diagram demonstrates how the Offensive Line blocks Midline Triple versus the Bear (46) front: 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 Triple Option versus Cloud Coverage

Running Triple Option versus Cloud Coverage

The job of the Playside Receiver is to block the defender who drops into the zone over the top of him. As this occurs, the job of the Playside A is to drop-cross-run and trap the 1st threat who appears in the alley. When these rules are followed, Cloud coverage is thwarted. This diagram shows … Continue reading

Midline Triple versus 4-4

Midline Triple versus 4-4

When the Will Linebacker runs over the top on Triple, utilize the Midline Triple to constrain him and prevent him from running to the playside. Here’s how Navy runs their Midline Triple Option: 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 Triple Pass versus the 4-3 Defense

Double Flex Triple Pass versus the 4-3 Defense

Out of Double Flex, the Triple Pass can be a great weapon, especially when the defense sacrifices pass coverage for run support. Versus a 4-3 Defense, the Playside Receiver bends between both Safeties. The Playside A runs a wheel and the Backside Receiver runs a vertical to hold the other safety. Here’s what Double Flex, … Continue reading

The Backside Tackle Scoop Blocking the 4i

The Backside Tackle Scoop Blocking the 4i

On all major run concepts in the Triple Option Offense (Triple, Midline, Rocket), the Backside Tackle’s responsibility is to Scoop the threat in his gap. When he has a 4i, he must Scoop this defender. This is how he does so: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come … Continue reading

Drastically Improving Rocket Toss Technique

Drastically Improving Rocket Toss Technique

These three drills show you how to improve all 11 players and their technique on the Rocket Toss: 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

Destroying Nine-Man Fronts with Four Verticals

Destroying Nine-Man Fronts with Four Verticals

This diagram shows you how: 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 20-year coaching veteran of the college and high … Continue reading

Triple Pass “Jarmon” Takes Advantage of a Bailing Safety

Triple Pass “Jarmon” Takes Advantage of a Bailing Safety

The reason for running Triple Pass is to throw over the Safety’s head when the Safety sacrifices pass coverage for Run Support. So, if the Safety doesn’t, you can still run Triple Pass by tagging the word, “Jarmon.” These diagrams show you what “Jarmon” does to this safety. Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and … Continue reading

Five Key Triple Option Terms–Defined

Five Key Triple Option Terms–Defined

Five Key Triple Option Terms–Defined   Base Inside, on, outside, 1st Linebacker head up to inside tackle box.     Veer As a blocking scheme, it’s Mike Linebacker. The Playside Tackle releases inside or outside #1 to get to the Mike. His path is based on whether or not he must protect the B-gap (on … Continue reading

The T Adjustment For When You Can’t Block on the Dive

The T Adjustment For When You Can’t Block on the Dive

T is a blocking scheme where the Playside Receiver blocks down.  The Playside Tackle pulls around to block the Deep Defender. T is a tag utilized when #1 is taking the Quarterback and you can’t block the Action Key and/or Mike on the Triple. Here, the offense aligns in Double Flex and runs Triple except … Continue reading

Build a Winning Offense for 2015

Build a Winning Offense for 2015

Build a Winning Offense for 2015 Dr. Lou Cella’s Triple Option Football Camp System has helped schools from all over the country achieve significant and immediate success. Now, Dr.  Cella brings you the Triple Option Football Academy, the process to lead the high-performance Triple Option Football Offense environment, complete with sports science and mental conditioning coaching … Continue reading

Running the Down out of Double Flex versus the Odd Stack

Running the Down out of Double Flex versus the Odd Stack

When the defense is running the blood stunting and running the Playside Linebacker over the top on the pitch, run Down out of Double Flex. This way, the Mike cannot get over the top and the ball goes to the B-Back inside the force. Here’s how this is all done: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, … Continue reading

Triple Pass Flare versus Odd Stack

Triple Pass Flare versus Odd Stack

On Triple Pass if #3 is a first-level defender, throw the Flare to the Backside A-Back instead of having him block. Likely, there is nobody to cover the Backside  A-back on the Flare route off the Triple Pass. Here’s how this all transpires: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas … Continue reading

What If You Can’t Run the Triple Option?

What If You Can’t Run the Triple Option?

What If You Can’t Run the Triple Option? Get into another formation. LB running outside – Triple Blast, Midline Lead Popping LB’s – Freeze, Rocket toss #1 is playing games with QB – Triple Blast Safety is flying up – Triple Pass LB running QB down from behind – Widen Offensive Line splits #1 and #2 coming hard – Rocket … Continue reading

“Swap” Call on Double Flex Triple Option

“Swap” Call on Double Flex Triple Option

When running the Triple Option out of Double Flex, if #3 is inside the Playside Receiver, he makes a “Swap” call with the Playside A-Back. The Playside Receiver blasts #3 and the Playside A arcs to the Deep Defender, which is now the corner. Here’s the “Swap” call in action versus the Odd Stack:   … Continue reading

How Blitzing to Stop the Triple Option is Never a Good Decision

How Blitzing to Stop the Triple Option is Never a Good Decision

Defenses try to stop the Triple Option by blitzing; however, the Rocket Toss destroys the blitz. When Rocket Toss is executed the ball gets to the perimeter immediately away from the pressure. The following are examples of Rocket Toss versus the blitz: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come … Continue reading