Navy Averaged 10.4 Yards Per Play on This Concept in 2016

Although they only ran this concept 16 times in 14 games the Down (also known as Belly G) averaged 10.4 yards per play for Navy in 2016.

Navy runs this in short yardage/goal-line out of the Heavy Formation:

Heavy formation
Heavy formation

In Heavy, the Left Receiver moves into the Left Tackle spot while the Left Tackle becomes the Heavy Tackle to the call side.  

Navy likes to run the Down when they know the A and B-gaps are plugged and they cannot run the Follow.

Often, Navy tosses the ball to the outside; however, their second option is to run the Down.


Here is Heavy Down versus an Eagle Defense:

heavy-down-versus-eagle-defense


Navy averaged 10.4 yards per play on Down in 2016.


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