Paul Johnson’s Triple Option Offense Installation Order as Told to Colorado Coaches

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Paul Johnson has discussed how to install the Triple Option.
In this column, the information provides gives a summary of the rules, installing the Triple Option versus a 4-3 Defense to the shade side, installing the Triple Option versus a 4-3 Defense to the 3-technique side, installing the Triple Option versus a 4-3 Defense versus two, 2is, installing the Triple Option versus a 50 Defense, installing the Triple Option versus a Triple Stack Defense, and installing the Triple Option versus a 4-2 Defense (4-4).
This is the same order Paul Johnson taught the Triple Option to a group of coaches in Colorado.  You can be assured that this is the proper installation progression.

Part One: Install the Rules
Playside Receiver- Stalk Deep Defender (Block for Pitch)
Playside A- Dropstep-Crossover-Block Run Support
Playside Tackle- Easiest Release for Mike 
Playside Guard- Base to Ace
Center- Playside A-gap
Backside Guard- Backside A-gap (Scoop)
Backside Tackle- Backside…

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