Freeze/Double Count on the Goal-line out of Heavy

One way to put yourself into the best position to score is to Freeze and Double Count the Defense.

The goal is not to draw them off-sides because obviously yardage is minimal, but to force the defense to reveal what they are doing and put your Triple Option Offense in the best possible position to score.

This is done in the following manner:

1- Align in Heavy and call Follow Right in the huddle (can be done right or left).

Heavy formation

Heavy formation

2- Start cadence– Down, Ready, Set Hut (short-side A-back motions on “R” of ready and returns to initial position after final “T” of sethut).

3- Quarterback restarts the cadence and runs Follow Right as the Default.

Heavy Follow

Heavy Follow

4- If the Heavy Tackle is uncovered, run Down– The Quarterback utilizes an alert word to indicate that Down is the call, restarts the cadence and Down is executed.

Heavy Down PR- Near Deep Defender PA- Load PT's- Down PG- Trap C- Veer BG/BR- Scoop BA- Pitch Q- Down Steps (Reverse out flat, give ball to B, and run Down the line to sell Down Option) B- Down Path (Step through the Heavy Tackle)

Heavy Down
PR- Near Deep Defender
PA- Load
PT’s- Down
PG- Trap
C- Veer
BG/BR- Scoop
BA- Pitch
Q- Down Steps (Reverse out flat, give ball to B, and run Down the line to sell Down Option)
B- Down Path (Step through the Heavy Tackle)

5- If the Mike backer shows blitz or aligns less than 3 yards depth from the line of scrimmage… In that case, run Rocket.  The Quarterback utilizes an alert word to indicate that Rocket is the call, restarts the cadence and Rocket is executed.

Heavy Rocket

Heavy Rocket

In summary, to Freeze/Double Count on the Goal-line:

1- Align in Heavy

2- The short-side A-back FREEZES.

3- The Quarterback runs Follow Right

4- If the Heavy Tackle is uncovered, run Down.

5- If the Playside Inside Linebacker shows blitz or aligns within 3 yards of the line of scrimmage run Toss.

6- Follow is the default–if the Heavy Tackle is uncovered Step 4 overrides Step 5.

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