Triple Option Football Coaching: Load Situation on Triple Option with the Playside Tackle and A-Back

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When #3 is in the middle of the field, the Playside A-back loads.

This means that he takes a straight path to #3.

But, what if the Playside Linebacker runs over the top of the Playside Tackle’s Veer Block?

LOAD SITUATION ON TRIPLE WITH PLAYSIDE TACKLE AND A-BACK

What happens is that the footwork of the Playside Tackle and Playside A-Back stay the same, but they end up naturally changing responsibilities.

The Playside Tackle does NOT chase the Playside Linebacker… he continues to the third level and blocks the safety.

The Playside A-Back punches his inside hand through the outside breastplate of the Playside Linebacker and pounds his arches.

This is how the Triple Option is properly executed in a LOAD situation.

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