Utilizing Midline Lead versus the 3-Technique

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The following diagram explains how Midline Lead is utilized in the Triple Option Offense:

Midline Lead is utilized when Triple is called and a 3-technique and a playside safety align to the Triple Option side.  Since the Playside Tackle cannot veer into the safety, the backside A-back must be inserted as the extra blocker.Midline Lead is utilized when Triple is called and a 3-technique and a playside safety align to the Triple Option side. Instead of blocking the 3-technique, the 3-technique is read by the Quarterback.  Since the Playside Tackle cannot veer into the safety, the backside A-back must be inserted as the extra blocker–he blocks linebacker to safety.

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