Run Triple Load When You Cannot Block the Overhang vs. Triple Stack

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When running Triple Option, the Playside A is responsible for #3 (run support). 

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Here is Triple Option versus Triple Stack with the Playside A blocking #3.

Triple Option versus Odd Stack. PR- Deep Defender PA- 3 PT- Veer PG- Base to Ace C- Veer to Ace BG/BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Veer 1, Pitch 2 B- Veer Path

If the Playside A cannot block the overhang, run Triple Load.  In the Georgia Tech/Navy vernacular, this is 12/13 Load (12 is to the right).  Now, the Playside A blocks the Playside Linebacker to the Free Safety.  The Quarterback is responsible for canceling the overhang because #3 now becomes #2 in the count. The Playside A will make a “LION” call to tell the Playside Tackle that the Playside Tackle is veering inside and has Playside Linebacker to Free Safety.

Triple Load versus Triple Stack.  Now, the overhang is #2 in the count and belongs to the Quarterback.  The 40 technique and the Free Safety belong to the Playside A-Back and the Free Safety.Triple Load versus Triple Stack. Now, the overhang is #2 in the count and belongs to the Quarterback. The 40 technique and the Free Safety belong to the Playside A-Back and the Free Safety.

Call Triple Load (12/13 Load) when your Playside A can’t block #3 in…

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