The Zone Option is utilized when the offense runs Triple and does not get four yards on a give read. When this happens, the offense must manufacture the ball to the perimeter.
Here, the Playside Receiver outflanks #1 and blocks the point while the Playside Tackle folds around and blocks the Playside Linebacker.
The Playside A and the B-Back have the secondary while the Offensive Line slides through the playside.
The Quarterback and Backside A are 2-on-1 versus #2 (9-technique).
This is Double Flex, Triple Option versus the 50 defense.
Double Flex, Zone Option is run the offense cannot gain four yards on a give read. Now, the offense gets the ball on the perimeter by outflanking #1 with the Playside Receiver. The Offensive Line slides to the call while the Playside A kicks the corner. The B-Back runs his zone path and blocks the Playside Safety while the Playside…
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