The two most common balanced formations in the Triple Option Offense are the Spread formation and the Double Flex Formation.
Spread Formation Alignments
Offensive Line- 3-plus foot splits–inside hand on heels of Center. Center in four-point stance.
A-backs- one yard behind Offensive Tackle; inside foot on outside foot of Offensive Tackle.
Receivers- 12 yards from Offensive Tackle. If ball is on hash, eight yards from Offensive Tackle.
B-Back behind Quarterback. Depth is determined how fast he can get into the point when the Quarterback points the ball on Triple/Midline.
Quarterback- behind center with balanced feet.
When utilizing balanced formations in the Triple Option Offense, do the following to attack defenses:
1. See if the defense is aligning in a balanced alignment and run to the side that has fewer defenders.
2. If the side is balanced, attack where…
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