The Four Mistakes Flexbone Triple Option Offensive Line Coaches Make and How to Avoid Them

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The Four Mistakes Flexbone Triple Option Offensive Line Coaches Make and How to Avoid Them

1. Offensive Line splits are tighter than three feet.

The guards must be at least three feet away from the center.  The tackles must be near four feet away from the guard.  This allows the quarterback to have more time to read #1 and the exact splits as given take defenders away from the play.

Three-plus foot splits are a non-negotiable aspect of the Flexbone Offense—issues occur when this is not utilized.

2. Offensive Line is crowding the ball.

How can your Offensive Line possibly expect to Scoop block when they are unable to win the angle on the defender in the playside gap?

Offensive Linemen must have their helmets break the belt buckle of the center—if their hands are at the heels of the center, this occurs—because of this they can run through the back…

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